A team of UK-based researchers have been awarded a major grant to investigate the relationship between alterations in the gut microbiota and neurodegenerative disorders.
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Researchers have demonstrated that Trypanosoma brucei, the parasite responsible for sleeping sickness, has its own molecular clock, which could affect the parasite’s sensitivity to treatments.
New findings have identified the exact mechanism by which the bacterium Salmonella typhimurium can escape degradation by autophagy.
Researchers have uncovered the role of inflammasome activation in leishmaniasis progression and severity, demonstrating that inhibiting these pathways may present a potential avenue for future treatments.
We at Infectious Diseases Hub recently spoke to Peter Openshaw, Professor of Experimental Medicine at Imperial College London (UK), about his research into respiratory viruses and the challenges currently facing science policy and funding.
Researchers have suggested that exposure to Listeria may pose a greater risk of complications in early pregnancy than previously appreciated.
Researchers have utilized a novel mouse model to demonstrate that Zika infection during early pregnancy could lead to higher risk of miscarriage in addition to thin brain tissue and brain inflammation in infants.
Researchers have demonstrated that nanoparticles, such as those from burning fossil fuels, appear to reactivate latent herpesviruses in lung tissue.
In this report, we look at three upcoming clinical studies that will be investigating coccidioidomycosis, its pathogenesis and how treatment for this potentially fatal infection can be improved.