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A new report by the National Health Performance Authority shows the Canberra Hospital recorded 41 cases, or a rate of 1.72 staph infections per 10,000 patient bed days, last financial year.
A gel that can be used by women after sex to protect against HIV is a step closer, according to researchers.
Rosedale's Mount Cheam Christian school closed two days before its schedule spring break this week in the midst of a measles outbreak.
WuXi PharmaTech is partnering with Pacific Biomarkers to gain access to its menu of validated biomarker assays to support WuXi's integrated clinical trial testing services.
Management will provide an update on the company, discuss fourth quarter and year end results, and discuss expectations for 2014.
Within about a month of the first public announcement that the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System had experienced a Legionnaires' outbreak, the VA knew the disease had flourished because of VA employees' decisions, errors and lack of knowledge, and not a water disinfection system that local leaders tried for more than a year to blame for ... (more)
At least 16 people at Ohio State University have fallen ill with mumps, a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus, according to public health officials.
Szpara, an infectious disease expert who has already begun using the visualization wall to teach her graduate students, explains that large-scale illustration has become increasingly essential to biology and genome teaching, and training today.
Pfizer's $3.5m expansion of an Indonesian solid oral dose plant will increase capacity by 76%, the company says.
Willow just turned 2 years old and was a rescue. She was apparently an orphan at birth and her growth was stunted.
Developing countries will receive extra support to prevent, detect and respond to health threats as the US government announced plans last month to boost funding for nations at high risk from infectious disease .
France's Institut Pasteur du Cambodge on Tuesday inaugurated a new facility here for a regional research platform in Asia, focusing its research on infectious diseases in the region.
M. Suaveolens Ledeb has long been used in China to treat inflammatory infectious diseases.
Infectious diseases affecting the central nervous system range from acute to chronic, from indolent to life-threatening, and from self-limited to relentlessly progressive.
Seattle BioMed said it's received a seven-year, $9.8 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop a vaccine targeting HIV/AIDS.
Microbiologist Tatiana Travis reads a panel to check on a bacterium's resistance to an antibiotic in an antimicrobial resistance and characterization lab within the Infectious Disease Laboratory at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Atlanta.