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Researchers investigate prevalence of gingivitis during 1st/2nd trimesters of pregnancy
At the 94th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Michael Reddy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, will present a study titled... (Medical News Today)

Evaluation of commercially sold rapid rabies tests reveals serious problems with accuracy
Rabies virus (RABV) transmitted by dogs is responsible for an estimated 60,000 human deaths per year, especially in Asia and Africa. (Medical News Today)

Dengue virus exposure may amplify Zika infection
Previous exposure to the dengue virus may increase the potency of Zika infection, according to research from Imperial College London. (Medical News Today)

Childhood antibiotic treatments reduce diversity and stability of intestinal microbiota
The DIABIMMUNE project followed the development of 39 Finnish infants from birth to the age of three. (Medical News Today)

HIV entry mechanism into immune cell nucleus revealed
How does HIV enter the nucleus of immune cells when it is bigger than the pores in its walls? New research shows it hijacks a protein to enlarge the pores. (Medical News Today)

Coeliac disease triggered by viruses
Viruses may trigger pathological false alarm in the intestine.The onset of the autoimmune condition coeliac disease may not be down to genetic factors alone - certain viral infections may also... (Medical News Today)

Zika warnings lead to significant increase in demand for abortions in Latin America
Health warnings about complications related to Zika virus significantly increased demand for abortions in Latin American countries, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of... (Medical News Today)

Drones could be cheaper alternative to delivering vaccines in developing world
Deploying the unmanned vehicles in low- and middle-income countries could also improve vaccination rates. (Medical News Today)

Pilot study successfully uses DNA sequencing to diagnose brain infections
In a proof-of-principle study, a team of physicians and bioinformatics experts at Johns Hopkins reports they were able to diagnose or rule out suspected brain infections using so called... (Medical News Today)

What does Zika virus mean for the children of the Americas?
A special communication article published online by JAMA Pediatrics explores whether new paradigms in child health may emerge because of Zika virus. Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D. (Medical News Today)

Plant kingdom provides 2 new candidates for the war on antibiotic resistance
Scientists have isolated peptides (strings of amino acids) with antibiotic effects on bacteria that spoil food and cause food poisoning, after turning to the plant kingdom for help in boosting our... (Medical News Today)

Inflammation from mosquito bites may enhance viral infection
The itchy, red welts that appear after being bitten by a mosquito may help any viruses the insect is carrying pass on to a new host. (Medical News Today)

Research shows new mechanism that can cause eye inflammation
Research presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting demonstrates a new way bacteria can cause dramatic morphological changes in human cells. (Medical News Today)

A novel therapy for genital herpes engages immune cells to provide significant patient benefits for at least a year
A phase II clinical trial demonstrated that a new type of treatment for genital herpes, an immunotherapy called GEN-003, may reduce the activity of the virus and the number of days with recurrent... (Medical News Today)

Contaminated gloves increase risks of cross-transmission of pathogens
Research being presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting provides clear evidence that the gloves of healthcare workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria. (Medical News Today)

Sharing of a bacterium related to tooth decay among children and their families
Research presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting provides compelling evidence that children acquire Streptococcus mutans, the bacterium most frequently associated with dental caries, from... (Medical News Today)

Potential drug target identified for Zika, similar viruses
Scientists potentially have found a way to disrupt Zika and similar viruses from spreading in the body.A team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. (Medical News Today)

Research may point to new ways to deliver drugs into bacteria
An exhaustive look at how bacteria hold their ground and avoid getting pushed around by their environment shows how dozens of genes aid the essential job of protecting cells from popping when... (Medical News Today)

Mosquito saliva increases disease severity following dengue virus infection
Insects transmit diseases when, probing for blood vessels, they inject saliva together with viral, bacterial, or parasitic pathogens into the skin of mammalian hosts. (Medical News Today)

Cholera vaccine study in Haiti suggests problems with current booster regimen
Cholera outbreaks are on the rise. To prevent and control them, three oral cholera vaccines are currently approved by WHO. (Medical News Today)

Specific gut bacteria reverse autism-like behavior in mice
Could autistic traits be partially controlled by the bacteria in our guts? New research demonstrates that this is a genuine possibility. (Medical News Today)

What's the Connection Between Multiple Sclerosis and the JC Virus?
JC virus is a typically harmless virus. In some people with multiple sclerosis, however, it could lead to a potentially life-threatening condition. (Medical News Today)

Changed gut bug mix linked to C-section, antibiotics and formula lasts through baby's first year
Birth by C-section, exposure to antibiotics and formula feeding slow the development and decrease the diversity of a baby's microbes through the first year of life. (Medical News Today)

Legions of immune cells in the lung keep Legionella at bay
Immunologists and microbiologists from the University of Melbourne's Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute and the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity - a joint venture... (Medical News Today)

Fine-tuning chemistry to destroy bacterial biofilms
Just as a piano tuner adjusts the tension of the strings for optimal sound, medicinal chemists at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy are fine-tuning the structural positions of chemical... (Medical News Today)

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