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Zika Virus Transmission Tool A new tool developed by Japan researchers predicts the threat of Zika virus importation and local transmission for 189 countries. The risk...

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New Antifungal Drug Discovered A drug which is almost always used in the treatment of chest pain or angina might be the key to a...

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Gut Bacteria Can Predict Infections New research done by researchers from the University of Minnesota and Nantes University Hospital in France suggests that the microorganisms...

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Certain bacteria in food can multiply significantly as to contaminate individuals if the food is exposed to light. The bacterium actuates defensive mechanisms when exposed...

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Scientists from Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have discovered how a common parasite hijacks host cells where it lies dormant for a long...

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A type of medication for patients with HIV/AIDS, called antiretroviral therapies, or ART, has enabled those afflicted with the disease to live much longer lives....

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Around have of those infected by HIV around the world are women. Commercial sex workers, who are seen to have a higher risk of getting the...

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Tuberculosis enzymes being studied by scientists can pave the way for discovering anti-tuberculosis drugs. Scientists, mostly from the US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory,...

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Cracked nails due to nail fungus While a nail fungal infection may not be a usual priority for you, getting a chronic infection will...
herpes simplex

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The herpes simplex virus is a very common type of sexually transmitted disease (STD). It can be a chronic condition with the risk of...