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A newly developed inhibitory substance against the measles virus may protect individuals already infected from the disease and prevent the spreading of the virus.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
Five children died because of fungus-contaminated linens at Children's Hospital, prompting an investigation by the Centers for Disease Control.
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.
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.