Infectious disease

Latest stories

57m
The Palm Beach Post
Facebook founder to spend billions unfriending ‘all disease’some 60 percent of the causes of death in the U.S. are from one of the followin
Facebook founder to spend billions unfriending ‘all disease’
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 57 minutes ago
some 60 percent of the causes of death in the U.S. are from one of the following four diseases: heart disease, cancer, infectious disease and neurological disease. “This gives us an idea of where to focus to start.” In the initial stage, the... Read more
5h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pledge to tackle antibiotic resistance welcomed by Australian expertscourse of antibiotics could play a part. (iStockPhoto/Jose Manuel Gelpi Diaz)
Pledge to tackle antibiotic resistance welcomed by Australian experts
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
course of antibiotics could play a part. (iStockPhoto/Jose Manuel Gelpi Diaz) University of New South Wales professor of infectious disease control Mary-Louise McLaw said it takes a long time for the public message to sink in and for change to... Read more
13h
ScienceBlogs
Trypanosomiasis Discovery: An Argument for Basic Researchblood test radar. This may say something of our heavy reliance on blood tests a
Trypanosomiasis Discovery: An Argument for Basic Research
ScienceBlogs / Posted 13 hours ago
blood test radar. This may say something of our heavy reliance on blood tests as a sort of Ultimate Truth when it comes to infectious disease. Anyway, the tryps protozoan can remain in the skin, where, possibly, it gets picked up by a biting... Read more
14h
Salon.com
Would Trump’s border wall even be legal? (Hint: No.) And how would he make Mexico pay for it?elements are being “pushed into the United States by the Mexican government.” H
Would Trump’s border wall even be legal? (Hint: No.) And how would he make Mexico pay for it?
Salon.com / Posted 14 hours ago
elements are being “pushed into the United States by the Mexican government.” He also stated (incorrectly) that “tremendous infectious disease is pouring across the border.” There is no data to support these false claims. Deliberate efforts on the... Read more
1d
Business Wire
Alnylam Reports Positive Initial Results from Ongoing Phase 1/2 Study of ALN-GO1, an Investigational RNAi Therapeutic for the Treatment of Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1validated, liver-expressed disease targets for unmet needs in cardiovascular an
Alnylam Reports Positive Initial Results from Ongoing Phase 1/2 Study of ALN-GO1, an Investigational RNAi Therapeutic for the Treatment of Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
validated, liver-expressed disease targets for unmet needs in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases; and Hepatic Infectious Disease, with a pipeline of RNAi therapeutics that address the major global health challenges of hepatic... Read more
1d
Aljazeera
On antimicrobial resistance, it's now or neverwhat it is supposed to do. But imagine an alternative scenario: you are diagno
On antimicrobial resistance, it's now or never
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
what it is supposed to do. But imagine an alternative scenario: you are diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening infectious disease that was once treatable in weeks or months, but you are told that your treatment will take at least two... Read more
2d
CBS News
Drug-resistant bugs flourish in America's aging water systems-- an average of $600 million a year, Griffiths’ group said. Conditions like pn
Drug-resistant bugs flourish in America's aging water systems
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
-- an average of $600 million a year, Griffiths’ group said. Conditions like pneumonia, tuberculosis and Legionnaires’ disease typically affect the elderly and people with compromised immune systems, experts say. Many of the bacteria that... Read more
2 related stories
2d
FOX 4 Kansas City
Cases of polio-like illness rising in U.S.know the relationship between what's circulating now and whether this is the ca
Cases of polio-like illness rising in U.S.
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
know the relationship between what's circulating now and whether this is the cause of AFM," said Dr. Jennifer Schuster, an infectious disease specialist. In 2014, AFM struck during an outbreak of enterovirus-D68. The respiratory infection... Read more
2d
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Drug-resistant germs thrive in America's corroding water systemsdrug-resistant bacteria, a new report warns. These harmful bacteria include le
Drug-resistant germs thrive in America's corroding water systems
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
drug-resistant bacteria, a new report warns. These harmful bacteria include legionella, which causes Legionnaires' disease; pseudomonas, which can trigger pneumonia; and mycobacteria, which can cause tuberculosis and other illnesses, the... Read more
2 related stories
2d
KPBS San Diego
What's The Prognosis For The Zuckerbergs' $3 Billion Health Plan?in twice that time with an extra infusion of $3 billion to speed up research in
What's The Prognosis For The Zuckerbergs' $3 Billion Health Plan?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
in twice that time with an extra infusion of $3 billion to speed up research into the four major causes of early death: infectious disease, heart disease, cancer and neurological disease like Alzheimer's and autism. So a backdrop slogan that... Read more
123 related stories
2d
OJornal News
Vaccination rates in Mass. among highest in U.S.serious diseases, it’s also important to maintain so-called “herd immunity,” sa
Vaccination rates in Mass. among highest in U.S.
OJornal News / Posted 2 days ago
serious diseases, it’s also important to maintain so-called “herd immunity,” said Dr. Cody Meissner, chief of pediatric infectious disease at the Tufts Medical Center Floating Hospital for Children. When immunization rates are high, it prevents... Read more
2d
express
Change major city layouts 'to slash risk of heart disease and diabetes'outcomes. GETTYBut campaigners have argued more cycle lanes are needed to avoi
Change major city layouts 'to slash risk of heart disease and diabetes'
express / Posted 2 days ago
outcomes. GETTYBut campaigners have argued more cycle lanes are needed to avoid fatal crashes “It was key to cutting infectious disease outbreaks in the 19th century through improved sanitation, housing and separating residential and... Read more
2d
The Commercial Dispatch
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
2d
Newsmax
Drug-Resistant Germs Thrive in Old Water Pipesdrug-resistant bacteria, a new report warns. These harmful bacteria include le
Drug-Resistant Germs Thrive in Old Water Pipes
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
drug-resistant bacteria, a new report warns. These harmful bacteria include legionella, which causes Legionnaires' disease; pseudomonas, which can trigger pneumonia; and mycobacteria, which can cause tuberculosis and other illnesses, the... Read more
2 related stories
2d
Daily Mail
Preventing overpopulation could curb climate changeheat waves and severe water stress. Food production will decrease, and changin
Preventing overpopulation could curb climate change
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
heat waves and severe water stress. Food production will decrease, and changing disease vectors will create unpredictable infectious disease outbreaks. At 4°C warming, the World Bank predicts that every summer month will be hotter than any... Read more
2d
The Hill
New antibiotics are needed because bugs always winhealth and safety. Indeed, the risks are real and profound. This year alone, th
New antibiotics are needed because bugs always win
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
health and safety. Indeed, the risks are real and profound. This year alone, there will be more than 700,000 deaths from infectious diseases. And as current antibiotics lose their ability to combat increasingly resistant pathogens, the World... Read more
33 related stories
2d
Baltimore Sun
Untreatable gonorrhea threat is increasing, new data showshow sharply increased resistance to the last effective treatment available for
Untreatable gonorrhea threat is increasing, new data show
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
show sharply increased resistance to the last effective treatment available for the country's second most commonly reported infectious disease. The findings from a cluster of Hawaii cases, presented Wednesday at a conference on prevention of... Read more
24 related stories
2d
The Clarion-Ledger
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
2d
USA Today
Ask not what your company can do for youusing their experience and professional skills to address some of the world’s m
Ask not what your company can do for you
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
using their experience and professional skills to address some of the world’s most critical issues, from climate change to infectious disease to girls’ education. This trend developed somewhat quickly: Since 2008, over 25 major U.S. companies have... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Commits to Respecting Constitutional Term LimitsLiberian leader announced that Chevron in partnership with USAID has agreed to
President Sirleaf Commits to Respecting Constitutional Term Limits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Liberian leader announced that Chevron in partnership with USAID has agreed to construct and equip Liberia's first infectious disease center at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center in memory of Drs. Samuel Brisbane and Abraham Borbor, who... Read more
2d
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Supplier: No Listeria In Product Before Going To Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No Listeria In Product Before Going To Blue Bell
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
2d
AllAfrica.com
High-Tech Health Services Coming As New Muhas Opens Januarytreatment plant, electrical and uninterrupted power supplies room, mechanical r
High-Tech Health Services Coming As New Muhas Opens January
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
treatment plant, electrical and uninterrupted power supplies room, mechanical room, sophisticated MRI, CT scan and Ex-ray machines as well as high-tech control centre. It also has infectious disease ward, VIP and VVIP as well as psychiatri... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Ebola Fight - Dr Mathew Lukwiya to Be Rememberedthat he passed on doing his duty but that's the duty we have been called for as
Ebola Fight - Dr Mathew Lukwiya to Be Remembered
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that he passed on doing his duty but that's the duty we have been called for as medical practioners," Dr Pauline Byakika, infectious disease specialist. Dr David Meya, a specialist at the infectious disease institute and a lecturer is too... Read more
2d
Decclan Chronicle
Software can detect deadly food poisoning bacteriahighlights the potential of machine learning approaches for identifying these s
Software can detect deadly food poisoning bacteria
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
highlights the potential of machine learning approaches for identifying these strains early and prevent outbreaks of this infectious disease," Gally said. "We hope that by investigating the genes the software uses to discriminate the strains, we... Read more
3 related stories
2d
Marshalltown Times-Republican
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 2 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
2d
Bury Free Press
Ex-pupils asked to trot along to Elmswell riding centre’s partyfaced many challenges over the years, including, a large fire, two burglaries,
Ex-pupils asked to trot along to Elmswell riding centre’s party
Bury Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
faced many challenges over the years, including, a large fire, two burglaries, when we lost all our tack, and outbreaks of infectious disease. Our customers have remained extremely loyal through difficult times. “A number of our customers have... Read more
3d
Daily Chronicle
Army medical officials share information about Zika virusIllinois University to educate students about the spread of Zika and how it is
Army medical officials share information about Zika virus
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Illinois University to educate students about the spread of Zika and how it is being handled nationally. Ressner, an infectious-disease specialist, said that up to 80 percent of carriers report no symptoms, while others experience rashes,... Read more
3d
ABC News
Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue Bell
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
Marshalltown Times-Republican
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
KRDO Colorado Springs
AFA addresses potential health risk for 267 patientsAir Force says the unidentified technician started skipping a pre-cleaning step
AFA addresses potential health risk for 267 patients
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Air Force says the unidentified technician started skipping a pre-cleaning step in June, leaving 267 patients at risk for infectious disease. Cleaning the scopes is an hour-long process. It starts in the patient room, and ends after a half-hour... Read more
2 related stories
3d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
Dallas Morning News
Cookie dough supplier disputes Blue Bell's claim that listeria was its faultorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Cookie dough supplier disputes Blue Bell's claim that listeria was its fault
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
KPLC Lake Charles
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
KLTV 7 Tyler
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
Dallas Morning News
Supplier: There was no listeria contamination before cookie dough got to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: There was no listeria contamination before cookie dough got to Blue Bell
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue Bellorganism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David
Supplier: No Listeria in Product Before Going to Blue Bell
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
organism that can enter a food supply chain in different areas, said Dr. David Greenberg, an associate professor of infectious disease and microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Steven Kronenberg, a San Francisco-based... Read more
204 related stories
3d
Business Standard India
Zuckerberg and Chan pledge $3 bn to fight diseasediseases cause the majority of deaths," Zuckerberg added in a posting on his Fa
Zuckerberg and Chan pledge $3 bn to fight disease
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
diseases cause the majority of deaths," Zuckerberg added in a posting on his Facebook page, citing cancer, heart disease, infectious diseases and neurological diseases. "We can make progress on all of them with the right technology." The plan... Read more
123 related stories
3d
CTV News
Got lousy kids? The Canadian Paediatric Society offers new tips for fighting head liceSociety (CPS), the pesky problem likely won’t persist. “Head lice are extremel
Got lousy kids? The Canadian Paediatric Society offers new tips for fighting head lice
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
Society (CPS), the pesky problem likely won’t persist. “Head lice are extremely common,” Dr. François Boucher, a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Quebec City, says. “They are not a marker for lack of hygiene and they also are not... Read more
3d
San Antonio Express-News
Zuckerberg, Chan to spend $3 billion on curing diseaseto researchers around the world that reveals the many different types of cells
Zuckerberg, Chan to spend $3 billion on curing disease
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
to researchers around the world that reveals the many different types of cells that control the body’s major organs. The Infectious Disease Initiative is designed to promote research for new ways of creating treatments. DeRisi said the... Read more
123 related stories
3d
Mountain View Voice
Stanford, other research universities to partner in bioscience collaborationwrote. To further their goals, the Biohub will immediately launch two five-yea
Stanford, other research universities to partner in bioscience collaboration
Mountain View Voice / Posted 3 days ago
wrote. To further their goals, the Biohub will immediately launch two five-year research projects: the Cell Atlas and the Infectious Disease Initiative. The Cell Atlas would be a map of the many different cells that control the body's major... Read more
123 related stories
3d
BBC News
Terminally ill US couple die days apartin love on Facebook. Doctors had advised against meeting in person, due to the
Terminally ill US couple die days apart
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
in love on Facebook. Doctors had advised against meeting in person, due to the likelihood that Dalton would pass a highly-infectious disease to Katie. The couple had been forced to live in separate states in recent years and were last together... Read more
200 related stories
3d
DW
Facebook founder Zuckerberg to donate $3 billion to eradicate disease |in the body. There will be projects to create a Cell Atlas, a map of cells con
Facebook founder Zuckerberg to donate $3 billion to eradicate disease |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
in the body. There will be projects to create a Cell Atlas, a map of cells controlling the body's major organs, and the Infectious Disease Initiative to develop new tools, tests, vaccines and strategies for fighting diseases such as HIV, Ebola... Read more
123 related stories
3d
heraldscotland
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his wife to spend $3bn to cure diseasetwo research projects: The Cell Atlas, a map of the different types of cells th
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his wife to spend $3bn to cure disease
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
two research projects: The Cell Atlas, a map of the different types of cells that control the body's major organs, and the Infectious Disease Initiative, which will explore new approaches and develop new tools for creating drugs, diagnostic tests... Read more
123 related stories
3d
Business Wire
Aradigm Announces Last Patient Dosing Visit in ORBIT-3 and ORBIT-4 Phase 3 Studies of Pulmaquin in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis Patientsfor non-CF BE in the U.S. In addition, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F
Aradigm Announces Last Patient Dosing Visit in ORBIT-3 and ORBIT-4 Phase 3 Studies of Pulmaquin in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis Patients
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
for non-CF BE in the U.S. In addition, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated Pulmaquin as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP). The QIDP designation is granted for treatment of non-CF BE patients with chronic lung... Read more
3d
Eye Witness News
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative pledges $3 billion to fight diseasesdiseases cause the majority of deaths," Zuckerberg added in a posting on his Fa
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative pledges $3 billion to fight diseases
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
diseases cause the majority of deaths," Zuckerberg added in a posting on his Facebook page, citing cancer, heart disease, infectious diseases and neurological diseases. "We can make progress on all of them with the right technology." The plan... Read more
123 related stories
3d
Times of Malta
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative pledges $3 billion to fight diseasediseases cause the majority of deaths," Zuckerberg added in a posting on his Fa
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative pledges $3 billion to fight disease
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
diseases cause the majority of deaths," Zuckerberg added in a posting on his Facebook page, citing cancer, heart disease, infectious diseases and neurological diseases. "We can make progress on all of them with the right technology." The plan... Read more
123 related stories
3d
metro
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledge £2,310,000,000 to end diseasediseases cause the majority of deaths,’ Zuckerberg added in a posting on his Fa
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledge £2,310,000,000 to end disease
metro / Posted 3 days ago
diseases cause the majority of deaths,’ Zuckerberg added in a posting on his Facebook page, citing cancer, heart disease, infectious diseases and neurological diseases. ‘We can make progress on all of them with the right technology.’ The plan... Read more
123 related stories
More

People in this news