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1 hr ago | American Medical Association
Recent medical school graduates are less likely to believe that immunizations are safe and effective compared with their older practicing counterparts, a new study shows.
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5 hrs ago | RedOrbit
After being declared HIV -free following a dangerous bone marrow transplant procedure earlier this summer, a pair of Boston-area men are now apparently showing traces of the virus in their blood once again.
8 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
There have been no reports of outbreak of infectious diseases due to the floods that hit Pahang, Terengganu, Kelantan and Johor since last week.
With the arrival of shorter daylight hours and cooler temperatures also comes the season for sniffles, sneezes, coughs and fevers -- flu season.
People who travel within the United States are accustomed to things like packing and reservations.
Fifty years after the approval of an extremely effective vaccine against measles, one of the world's most contagious diseases, the virus still poses a threat to domestic and global health security, according to a CDC report.
This past spring, I went to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to do an internal medicine elective at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences.
Take the poliovirus outbreak in Syria - and Israel and Egypt too - caused by related strains that can be traced back to Pakistan.
The University of Rochester has received more a than $1 million grant from the Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for research on the treatment and prevention of HIV.
The new release is available at www.genecards.org . GeneCards is a comprehensive online database that provides comprehensive information on all human genes.
The herpes virus that produces cold sores during times of stress now has been linked to cognitive impairment throughout life, according to a new University of Michigan study that for the first time shows an impact on children ages 12 to 16. Researchers at the U-M School of Public Health study examined the association between two latent herpes ... (more)
Simple imaging devices modified to inexpensive mini-microscopes are the new weapon in fight against tropical infectious diseases, show the researchers at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, FIMM, University of Helsinki and Karolinska Institutet.
Vaccination rates tend to be lower in patients with compromised immune systems in part because their physicians may be concerned about safety and effectiveness.
It's flu season. And we're all about to crisscross the country to exchange hugs, kisses and germs.
Allergies are traditionally associated with spring and summer, when high pollen counts fill the air and leave hay fever sufferers sneezing and scratching at sore eyes.
Since December 2013, scientists from around the world can use the "virtual T cell" to test for themselves what happens in the blood cell when receptor proteins are activated on the surface.