A new study has revealed that a promising antioxidant drug could prevent sexual transmission of the Zika virus, offering a potential role for the drug in preventing spread among humans.
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In our latest infographic we provide a visual snapshot of the infections and immune processes that have been linked with the microbiome thus far, explaining some of the evidence
With the microbiome becoming a much talked about topic in recent years, we spoke to Sergio Serrano-Villar, author of Future Microbiology’s top-read article of 2017 entitled: ‘How can the gut microbiota affect immune recovery in HIV infected individuals?’.
Take a look at the top news stories of the week, including the FDA approval of HIV drug Biktarvy and the discovery of a genetic predisposition to congenital Zika syndrome.
In the era of meta-omics, infection control and prevention must consider healthcare-associated infections in the global context of pathobiome.
A study of twins exposed to Zika virus during pregnancy reveals differential expression of 60 genes that could be responsible for the varying susceptibility infants have to Zika complications.
In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers validated a novel screening approach to identify host-directed compounds that reduce the replication of intracellular pathogens, Julie Kaiser explains.
Take a look at the top news stories of the week, including a spreading drug resistance in malaria and new data on antimicrobial resistance.
A new study has revealed that Zika may not be unique in its ability to cause birth defects, as researchers have identified certain relatives in the family that can also damage developing fetuses in mice.
New findings suggest that biogenesis of small regulatory fragments from tRNA can have wide ranging effects on key aspects of Aedes aegypti vector biology.