Researchers at Brown University have discovered some startling facts about the steep rise in the number of infectious disease outbreaks and unique illnesses around the globe. Their findings also show that even though the globe ...
If you read about children's health, you've heard a lot of this before: Microbes, vilified because they cause infectious diseases, can be beneficial to a child's well-being.
Climate change has triggered the spread of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts such as West Nile virus and Ebola, says an alarming study.
Infectious diseases such as typhoid, measles and dengue in childhood can increase risk of getting a heart attack in adulthood.
By 2030, the direct damage costs to health will be a whopping two to four billion US dollars.
Disease names like swine flu or Rift Valley fever risk stigmatising communities and damaging economies.
A new study led by Marvin Whiteley, Professor of molecular biosciences and director of the Center for Infectious Disease at The University of Texas at Austin, attempts to unravel the role of mouth bacteria in ...
According to a new research, anti-bacterial compounds which are found in soil could prove to be a new treatment for tuberculosis.
World Tuberculosis Day is observed on the 24th of March every year. It is recognized in order to spread public awareness on the global epidemic of tuberculosis.
Scientists have developed a portable, low-cost "paper machine" for point-of-care detection of infectious diseases, genetic conditions and cancer.