Articles by Infection
5 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is The Best
January 20 2015 8:23 PM
It's just as nature intended.
Hundreds Of Smokers Hospitalised Every Year With Serious Lung Diseases: Study
January 20 2015 3:00 AM
A study found that about 12,480 smokers were hospitalised with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the New South Wales Central Coast.
Development Of Universal Flu Vaccine Is On The Horizon
January 20 2015 2:25 AM
New studies on broadly-neutralizing antibodies led scientists to the possibility of creating a universal vaccine that gives protection from all strains of flu viruses.
American Doctor And Ebola Survivor Sets Out For West Africa
January 16 2015 2:18 PM
American doctor, Dr. Richard Sacra, was cured of the deadly Ebola virus after he contracted the lethal disease while on a medical mission in West Africa in August of last year. Now, Dr. Sacra is reportedly returning to Liberia in order to lend a hand to his exhausted colleagues in that region.
Beyond The Kitchen: 5 Uncommon But Effective Uses For Baking Soda
January 16 2015 1:18 PM
Baking soda is more than just a cooking ingredient.
Rare HPeV3 Virus Discovered In New Zealand, Babies and Toddlers At Risk
January 14 2015 7:18 PM
A rare virus was discovered in New Zealand by a team of scientists who said it can cause serious and potentially fatal diseases in babies and children.
Measles Outbreak In California Linked To Disneyland Visits: Unvaccinated People More Vulnerable To The Infection
January 14 2015 2:09 PM
Congested public places are easy carriers of this deadly viral disease.
Strange Sleep Epidemic Prompts Kazakh Villagers To Relocate
January 14 2015 12:29 AM
Inhabitants of a small Kazakh village will be resettling to nearby towns to flee from a mysterious sleeping epidemic that has affected the community.
Regeneron and Sanofi’s Alirocumab Successful In Controling Bad Cholesterol
January 13 2015 12:47 PM
Sanofi and Regenron have found that their Alirocumab treatment is successful in controlling bad cholesterol levels in patients.
Cure For AIDS In Sight As Scientists Zero In On Methods To Neutralise Drug Evading HIV
January 12 2015 3:32 PM
It will be a great service to humanity if a lasting solution to the AIDS disease is found.
Florida Transgender Woman Masquerading As Doctor Uses Cement & Flat-Tire Sealant As Buttocks-Augmentation Filler Material
January 12 2015 11:08 AM
Oneal Ron Morris, a Florida transgender woman, is facing seven charges for pretending to be a doctor and injecting people with dangerous materials who want bigger buttocks for $2,000.
Birth Control Shots Increase HIV Risk
January 10 2015 1:07 AM
Hormonal contraceptive injection Depo-Provera could increase women's risk of HIV infection.
Discovery of Dengue Vaccine
January 10 2015 12:35 AM
Researchers have found a new class of dengue antibodies that can help to develop a vaccine for the disease.
Cold Viruses Thrive Better in Cold Noses
January 07 2015 11:53 PM
A new research explains how low body temperature weakens the body’s innate immunity against the common cold.
Three People Who Attended RMIT Graduation Affected By Measles
January 07 2015 11:47 PM
Three people, a 11-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy and a 35-year-old man have been diagnosed with measles after attending RMIT's graduation ceremony.
Depression Could Be Caused By Inflammation, A New Study Suggests
January 07 2015 11:06 PM
Depression is not only a psychological illness as it may be caused by inflammation, a new study has found.
Ebola Outbreak Investigations Include Bats as Potential EBOV Sources in West Africa
January 06 2015 4:05 PM
The Ebola virus that originated from Guinea may have been introduced to the villages through regular and direct exposure to bats.
Pros And Cons Of Vaccination For Children
January 06 2015 12:34 PM
Vaccinating children has its risks and benefits.
Miley Cyrus Shockingly Photographed With Drug Paraphernalia--Report
January 05 2015 12:51 PM
Miley Cyrus' November photograph is released by a tabloid which shows the star along with an apparent drug paraphernalia.
Ebola Outbreak First Victim is 2-Year-Old Boy Who Played in Bat-Infested Tree in Guinea, Study Claims
January 02 2015 6:08 PM
A new study claims a two-year-old boy named Emile Ouamouno triggered the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease after playing in a hollowed tree infested by bats.