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Infectious Diseases News
June 16, 2019

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The timing of a hurricane is one of the primary factors influencing its impact on the spread of mosquito-borne infectious ... read more

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Reversed in Lab

About 1.5 million people died of tuberculosis (TB) in 2017, making it the most lethal infectious disease worldwide. A growing rise in drug-resistant TB is a major obstacle to successfully treating ... read more
Six months ago, a Chinese scientist announced that he had edited the genomes of two babies born last year. The germline edits with CRISPR-Cas9 supposedly changed the CCR5 ... read more
A new compound has killed antibiotic resistant gram-negative bacteria, including E. coli, ... read more
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Scientists Develop 'Mini-Brain' Model of Human Prion Disease

Scientists have used human skin cells to create what they believe is the first cerebral organoid system, or 'mini-brain,' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). CJD is a ... read more

Taking the 'Killer' out of Natural Killer Cells

The virus responsible for chickenpox and shingles employs a powerful strategy of immune evasion, inhibiting the ability of natural killer cells to destroy infected cells and produce molecules that ... read more

Adjuvant That Prevents Vaccine-Enhanced Respiratory Disease in RSV Identified

A unique adjuvant, a substance that enhances the body's immune response to toxins and foreign matter, can prevent vaccine-enhanced respiratory disease, a sickness that has posed a major hurdle ... read more

Superfast Gene Sequencing Helps Diagnose Critically Ill Patients

In an analysis of the real-world impact of a pioneering test called metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS), developed by scientists to diagnose patients with mysterious inflammatory ... read more

Human Protein That Aids Development of Malaria Parasite Identified

Researchers have discovered that the Plasmodium parasites responsible for malaria rely on a human liver cell protein for their development into a form capable of infecting red blood cells and causing ... read more

Achieving sustained remission of HIV without life-long antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a top HIV research priority, according to a new ... read more

Many Kids With Pneumonia Get Unnecessary Antibiotics, Chest X-Rays

Preschool children with community-acquired pneumonia often receive unnecessary tests and treatment at outpatient clinics and emergency departments, according to a nationally representative ... read more

Best Practices of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for the Diagnosis of Clostridioides (Clostridium)

A new review looks at the challenges of testing for Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection (CDI) and recommendations for newer diagnostic tests. Accurate diagnosis of CDI is critical for ... read more

Immunotherapy Drug Found Safe in Treating Cancer Patients With HIV, Study Suggests

The results of a new study suggest that patients living with HIV and one of a variety of potentially deadly cancers could be safely treated with the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab, also known by ... read more

Stalk Antibodies Provide Flu Protection in Humans

A universal flu vaccine that could prevent a potential influenza pandemic has been a holy grail for epidemiologists around the world ever since the first flu vaccines were developed in ... read more

Early Contact With Needle-Exchange Program Reduces Hepatitis C Infection

People who inject drugs and who are female, homeless or amphetamine users often share needles and syringes, and consequently run a higher risk of infection hepatitis C virus infection that affect the ... read more

Snapshot of Chikungunya Could Lead to Drugs, Vaccines for Viral Arthritis

A team has snapped high-resolution pictures of chikungunya virus latched onto a protein found on the surface of cells in the joints. The structures shows in atomic-level detail how the virus and ... read more

Novel Indicator of Influenza Immunity

A study of influenza virus transmission in Nicaraguan households reveals new insights into the type of immune responses that may be protective against influenza virus infection, report investigators. ... read more

Bid to Beat Superbugs Boosted by Immune Defense Discovery

The fight against superbugs could be helped by the discovery of a potential therapy based on the body's natural immune ... read more

Occupational Hazards Account for More Than One in Ten People With Range of Lung Diseases

More than 1 in 10 people with a range of non-cancerous lung diseases may be sick as a result of inhaling vapors, gas, dust or fumes at work, according to a new ... read more

Human Contact Plays Big Role in Spread of Some Hospital Infections, but Not Others

An observational study conducted in a French hospital showed that human contact was responsible for 90 percent of the spread of one species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria to new patients, but less ... read more

How the Immune System Keeps the Epstein-Barr Virus in Check

A protein called PD-1, which is found on immune cells called CD8+ T cells, plays a key role in controlling infection with the Epstein-Barr virus, according to a study published May 30 in the ... read more

Researchers Study Resistance to 'Protect' Anti-TB Drug

Scientists are trying to conserve the life-saving treatment bedaquiline, by studying how the bacterium that causes TB can develop resistance to this ... read more

Manuka Honey to Kill Drug-Resistant Bacteria Found in Cystic Fibrosis Infections

Manuka honey could provide the key to a breakthrough treatment for cystic fibrosis patients following preliminary ... read more

Coat of Proteins Makes Viruses More Infectious and Links Them to Alzheimer's Disease

New research shows that viruses interact with proteins in the biological fluids of their host which results in a layer of proteins on the viral surface. This coat of proteins makes the virus more ... read more

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