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24 min ago | NOLA.com
The deaths of five young patients exposed to a fungus at Children's Hospital between 2008 and 2009 have been linked to a single source: contaminated linen.
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1 hr ago | Science Daily
More research is needed on HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in children in sub-Saharan Africa, experts say.
5 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
During the study period, 628,673 infectious disease-related deaths occurred, the annual change in the mortality rate was aS'1.6%, and the average infectious disease mortality rate was 48.5 deaths/100,000 population.
9 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston
Hundreds turned out at Boston City Hall Wednesday night to weigh in on a proposal to prohibit certain biosafety research in the city into deadly diseases.
13 hrs ago | WRDW-TV Augusta
"TB is a bacterial infection. It affects mainly lungs in the body," said Dr. Tarak Patel, an infectious diseases physician.
16 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
A newly developed inhibitory substance against the measles virus may protect individuals already infected from the disease and prevent the spreading of the virus.
State Senator and GOP Lt. Governor candidate Dan Patrick faced off against San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro in a televised debate over immigration tonight at 6pm.
IS JUST NOW PUTTING A SPOTLIGHT ON WHAT HAPPENED... AND RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT "HOW" SUCH TRAGEDIES CAN BE PREVENTED.
A report detailing deaths of patients at Children's Hospital is raising questions about how such tragedies can be prevented.
Five children died at Louisiana Children's Hospital between 2008 and 2009 after coming in contact with a deadly fungus that was transmitted to them through their linens.
Cutting boards used to prepare raw poultry may be an important source of drug-resistant bacteria in hospital kitchens and private homes, according to a new study.
Starting today, Dr. W. Gifford-Jones will bring his popular weekly medical column to our site.
A new tool, essentially a genetic navigation system that can help biologists identify connections and measure distances between human genes, has received an upgrade.
A new field called genomic epidemiology is taking advantage of the rapidly reduced costs of next-generation DNA sequencing to better inform public health officials faced with ongoing outbreaks.
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.
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.
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.