flag

Last Updated:
Sat, 11 Feb 2017, 01:29 GMT
Space
Img

News Categories
ADHD
Aid/Disasters
Alcohol/Addiction/Illegal Drugs
Allergy
Alzheimer's
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma/Respiratory
Autism
Biology/Biochemistry
BioTerrorism
Bipolar
Bird Flu/SARS
Body Aches
Bones/Orthopaedics
Breast Cancer
Cancer/Oncology
Cardiovascular/Cardiology
Caregivers/Homecare
Cholesterol
CJD/vCJD/Mad Cow Disease
Cleft Palate
Complementary Medicine
Cosmetic Medicine/Plastic Surgery
Crohn's News
Cystic Fibrosis
Dentistry
Depression
Dermatology
Diabetes
Dyslexia
Ear, Nose and Throat
Endocrinology
Epilepsy
Erectile Dysfunction/Premature Ejaculation
Eye Health/Ophthalmology
Fertility
Fitness/Obesity
GastroIntestinal
Genetics
Gout
Headache/Migraine
Hearing/Deafness
HIV/AIDS
Huntingtons Disease
Hypertension
Immune System
Infectious Diseases/Bacteria/Viruses
Irritable-Bowel Syndrome
IT/Internet/E-mail
Liver Disease/Hepatitis
Lung Cancer
Lupus
Lymphoma/Leukemia
Medical Devices
Medical Students
Medicare/Medicaid
Men's health
Mental Health
MRI/PET
MRSA/SuperBug
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Neuralgia
Neurology/Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition/Agriculture
Pain
Parkinson's Disease
Pediatrics
Pharma Industry
Pregnancy
Prostate
Psychology/Psychiatry
Public Health
Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
Rehabilitation
Schizophrenia
Seniors/Aging
Sexual Health/STDs
Sleep/Sleep Disorders
Smoking
Sports Medicine
Statins
Stem Cell Research
Stroke
Transplants/Organ Donations
Tropical Diseases
Urology/Nephrology
Veterinary
Water Quality
Women's Health/OBGYN


Health News - Infectious Diseases/Bacteria/Viruses

Best eye drops for people with itchy eyes
In this article, learn about what eye drops are available for itchy eyes, when eye drops should be used, and when people should see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Identifying vaccination capacity for future foot-and-mouth outbreaks could reduce culling numbers and costs to industry
A new reactive vaccination strategy for future foot-and-mouth disease epidemics shows that significant cost savings can be achieved by accurately identifying our capacity to vaccinate - according... (Medical News Today)

Which eye drops are best for dry eyes?
In this article, learn about what causes dry eye, which eye drops are available, what to consider when choosing eye drops, and alternative treatments. (Medical News Today)

International study suggests Nodding syndrome caused by response to parasitic protein
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have uncovered new clues to the link between Nodding syndrome, a devastating form of pediatric epilepsy found in specific areas of east Africa, and... (Medical News Today)

New antibiotic from bacteria found on Kenyan ant could help beat MRSA
A new antibiotic, produced by bacteria found on a species of African ant, is very potent against antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' like MRSA according to scientists. (Medical News Today)

New evidence that vitamin D prevents respiratory infections
Whether vitamin D supplements reduce the risk of acute respiratory infections is a hotly debated topic. A new meta-analysis swings in vitamin D's favor. (Medical News Today)

How long are you contagious with a cold or flu for?
The flu and common cold are both common illnesses but for how long is there a risk of spreading them to others? How can people stop them from spreading? (Medical News Today)

Immune cell study prompts rethink on how to tackle infections
Fresh insights into how immune cells are regulated could signal a new approach to tackling infections. (Medical News Today)

Staph infections reduce effectiveness of intradermal flu vaccine in atopic dermatitis patients
The dry, cracked and itchy skin of atopic dermatitis patients is often colonized with Staphylococcus bacteria. (Medical News Today)

Disease "superspreaders" were driving cause of 2014 Ebola epidemic
A new study about the overwhelming importance of "superspreaders" in some infectious disease epidemics has shown that in the catastrophic 2014-15 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, about 3 percent of... (Medical News Today)

Jock Itch: Causes, Treatments, and Remedies
What is jock itch? How is it diagnosed, are there any risk factors, when should a doctor be consulted, and what lifestyle tips may help to prevent it? (Medical News Today)

Gut bacteria may play a role in Alzheimer's disease
New research from Lund University in Sweden has shown that intestinal bacteria can accelerate the development of Alzheimer's disease. (Medical News Today)

Brazilian peppertree packs power to knock out antibiotic-resistant bacteria
The red berries of the Brazilian peppertree - a weedy, invasive species common in Florida - contain an extract with the power to disarm dangerous antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria, scientists at... (Medical News Today)

Tinea Versicolor: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
What is tinea versicolor? In this article, learn about how tinea versicolor is diagnosed, what the risk factors are, and how it may be prevented. (Medical News Today)

Lecithin enhances antimicrobial properties of the essential oil, eugenol
Lecithin, a natural emulsifier commonly used in processed foods, synergistically enhances the antimicrobial properties of the natural essential oil, eugenol, but only when applied in very small... (Medical News Today)

Malaria vaccine target's invasion partner uncovered
A team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has discovered how a promising malarial vaccine target - the protein RH5 - helps parasites to invade human red blood cells. (Medical News Today)

Are antivirals a cost-effective therapy during severe flu seasons?
A new study indicates that the antiviral drug oseltamivir can reduce influenza infections and prevent deaths in a cost-saving manner under most pandemic scenarios. (Medical News Today)

COPD and Pneumonia: What's the Connection?
Learn how COPD and pneumonia are connected, how they are diagnosed, and what treatments are available. Also learn how to improve respiratory health. (Medical News Today)

How best to treat infections and tumors: Choice of containment versus aggressive treatment depends on drug resistance
In cases where drug resistance can lead to treatment failure, new research shows that therapies tailored to contain an infection or a tumor at tolerable levels can, in some cases, extend the... (Medical News Today)

Genetics of both virus and patient work together to influence the course of HIV infection
A patient's genetics may impact disease progression by inducing mutations in the HIV genome. (Medical News Today)

New drug screening system could help speed development of a cure for HPV
Scientists have used genetic engineering techniques to develop a new system that could aid identification of potential drug targets and treatments for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection... (Medical News Today)

How to Break a Fever: Treatment Tips for Various Ages
What causes a fever, when does a fever need treatment, and what are the different ways to break a fever? Learn when a doctor should be called. (Medical News Today)

Scientists find clue to why Zika, but not its close relatives, causes birth defects
The most frightening aspect of Zika virus has been its ability to produce severe fetal birth defects during pregnancy, especially microcephaly - a small head. (Medical News Today)

Method to identify bacteria in blood samples works in hours instead of days
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a desktop diagnosis tool that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days. (Medical News Today)

Study: Analyzing gut microbes and their byproducts essential to understanding human health
To best understand the potential of microbes in the gut to affect human health, clinicians need to look not just at the bacteria present in fecal samples but also at metabolites like amino acids... (Medical News Today)

Alternative Health Directory

• Acupressure
• Acupuncture
• Addiction Treatment
• Alexander Technique
• Allergy Therapy
• Animal Therapy
• Anti-Depressants
• Aromatherapy
• Ayurveda
• Beauty and Skincare
• Bio-Resonance
• Birth Control
• Bowen Technique
• Business
• Buteyko
• Cancer Treatments
• Chair Massage
• Chakra Balancing
• Children's Health
• Chinese Medicine
• Chiropractic
• Cleansing
• Clutter and Space Clearing
• Colon Hydrotherapy
• Colour Therapy
• Confidence Building
• Cosmetic Surgery
• Counselling and Psychotherapy
• Craniosacral Therapy
• Crystal Therapy
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Dance Therapy
• Daoyin Tao
• Dental Care
• Detox
• Dianetics
• Ear Candling (Thermo-Auricular)
• Electronic Gem Therapy
• Emotional Freedom Technique
• Energy Therapy
• Essential Oils
• Eye Care
• Facial Rejuvenation
• Feldenkrais
• Feng Shui
• Fitness, Leisure and Sports
• Flower Remedies
• General Health & Wellbeing
• General Psychotherapist
• Hair Care and Trichology
• Healthy Aging
• Herbal Medicine
• Homeopathy
• Hot & Cold Stone Therapy
• Hot Stone Therapy
• Household and Cleaning Products
• Hydrotherapy
• Hypnotherapy
• Immune Support
• Indian Head Massage
• Iridology
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
• Juicing
• Kidney Stones
• Kinesiology
• Life Alignment
• Life Coaching
• Light Therapy (SAD)
• Lymphoma
• Magnet Therapy
• Massage Therapy
• Medication
• Meditation
• Men's Health
• Mental Health
• Naturopathy
• Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
• Nutritional Therapy
• Organic and Vegetarian
• Osteopathy
• Pain Relief
• Parenting
• Physiotherapy
• Pilates
• Podiatry and Chiropody
• Psychology
• Qi Gong (Chi Kung)
• Quantum Touch Healing
• Rapid Eye Technology
• Reflexology
• Reiki
• Rolfing
• Scenar Therapy
• Shamanic Healing
• Shiatsu
• Sound Healing
• Spas
• Spiral Release Bodywork
• Sports Massage
• Stop Smoking
• Stress Management
• Swedish Massage
• Tai Chi
• Thai Foot Massage
• Thai Yoga Massage
• The Journey Therapy
• Thought Field Therapy
• Time Line Therapy
• Tui Na
• Veterinary
• Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
• Water Therapy
• Weight Loss
• Women's Health
• Yoga

 
left border
Space
right border
space