A novel type of wound dressing that combines both hydrogel dressings and chitosan could reduce the risk of bacterial infection in recovering patients.
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CRISPR/Cas9 has been demonstrated to excise HIV-1 DNA from host tissues in vivo according to new research; this marks a major step towards a permanent cure for HIV infection.
To highlight World Malaria Day To highlight World Malaria Day take a look at our video infographic based on the WHO’s World Malaria Report.
Research presented at ECCMID 2017 highlighted the potential of intracellular bacterium Wolbachia to control and prevent arboviruses, including Zika and chikungunya.
International collaborative research has analyzed Ebola virus genomes from the 2013–2016 outbreak, uncovering the role of factors such as language and distance between cities.
Oral delivery of vaccines is an attractive approach but is hampered by a number of challenges. Here, the authors discuss the need to include immunostimulatory adjuvants in oral vaccines to overcome oral tolerance and elicit effector immune responses locally within the intestine.
Environmental change, and a growing and more connected population will promote vector-borne disease risk further. In this opinion piece, the authors discuss the role of climate modeling in disease prediction and epidemiology.
Researchers have identified the southern states of the USA as most at risk of high burden from Zika virus.
How can we ensure products remain pathogen free? In this editorial, the authors discuss the most common causes of food-borne illnesses, methods by which contamination is traditionally detected and what current research has to offer, specifically in the field of nanoscience.