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2 hrs ago | DVM
The Banfield Pet Hospital annual State of Pet Health Report for 2014 focuses on what it calls a "staggering" increase in infectious diseases in dogs and cats.
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3 hrs ago | Salon
There is a jar of white liquid. Written on the jar are the words, "POZ CUM." The contents are poured directly into one of porn star Blue Bailey's orifices - an orifice that is not his mouth.
4 hrs ago | Bloomberg
The government of Saudi Arabia is trying to reassure its citizens that the most recent outbreak of a respiratory virus isn't a cause for alarm following 16 new cases, including two deaths, reported in the last nine days.
8 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
Case Western Reserve University dental researchers have found a less invasive way to extract single rare immune cells from the mouth to study how the mouth's natural defenses ward off infection and inflammation.
10 hrs ago | Newswise
Each sneeze, cough or burp generates a cloud of invisible gas that propels droplets of infectious material farther than originally thought, and smaller droplets actually travel farther than larger ones.
10 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Five children died because of fungus-contaminated linens at Children's Hospital, prompting an investigation by the Centers for Disease Control.
10 hrs ago | Trend
Iran and Azerbaijan will sign a memorandum on expanding cooperation in the field of medicine, Iranian Health and Medical Education Minister's Special Envoy and Tabriz Medical Sciences University Rector, Dr. Mohammad Hossein Somi said.
13 hrs ago | National Geographic
By examining decades' worth of stored bacteria samples, researchers have determined how a benign organism evolved into a deadly pathogen that causes necrotizing fasciitis , commonly known as flesh-eating bacteria disease.
13 hrs ago | Newswise
Research motivated to blunt the sinister potential of a deadly infectious disease may hold the promise of life-saving treatments at the edge of a transformation in medical care.
17 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
A recent report in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases documented a fully vaccinated 22-year-old in New York City, who contracted measles and was contagious, transmitting the disease to 4 of 88 people she was in contact with.
19 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Several years ago, Beth Lugara, 44, was one of 1,800 enthusiastic passengers to board an 11-day Caribbean cruise that left from New York.
The Ebola outbreak that hit Guinea a few weeks ago is still spreading and the CDC is calling it one of the hardest viruses to control.
Anu Osinusi, from the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaking at the International Liver Congress 2014.
Research has shown the best defense against infectious disease is to just wash your hands.
American model and TV host Jenny McCarthy says her views on childhood immunizations causing autism spectrum disorder are not "anti-vaccine" but a "gray area" in science.
Lower weight babies and babies who aren't breastfed or not breastfed for long are at greater risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health problems later in life, according to a new study.
While the $84,000 price of Gilead Sciences Inc.'s Sovaldi has riled lawmakers and public health advocates, doctors say this new generation of hepatitis C drugs may actually help cut costs.