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Health News - Infectious Diseases/Bacteria/Viruses

Septic tanks aren't keeping human fecal bacteria out of rivers and lakes
The notion that septic tanks prevent fecal bacteria from seeping into rivers and lakes simply doesn't hold water, says a new Michigan State University study. (Medical News Today)

New insight into how the immune system sounds the alarm
T cells are the guardians of our bodies: they constantly search for harmful invaders and diseased cells, ready to swarm and kill off any threats. (Medical News Today)

First ever successful field testing of Ebola vaccine reported
The vaccine rVSV-ZEBOV has proven to be successful at halting the spread of the Ebola virus in ongoing field tests conducted in Guinea. (Medical News Today)

Safeguarding the greater good
A unanimous international consensus reached by 26 scientists recommends specific measures for the responsible conduct of gene drive researchGene drives are genetic elements - found naturally in... (Medical News Today)

Evolutionary war between microorganisms affecting human health, IU biologist says
Health experts have warned for years that the overuse of antibiotics is creating "superbugs" able to resist drugs treating infection. (Medical News Today)

Reconstructing ancient virus should help scientists improve gene therapies
Scientists hope to better understand the complexity of viruses by reconstructing an ancient ancestor so they can design next-generation viruses to deliver gene therapy. (Medical News Today)

Liver plays role in pneumonia, sepsis susceptibility
New evidence highlights the importance of the liver in immunity against bacterial pneumonia. (Medical News Today)

Assessing the South Korea MERS outbreak: could it happen elsewhere?
In this Spotlight, we examine the recent MERS outbreak in South Korea, examining how authorities dealt with the virus and whether such an outbreak could occur elsewhere. (Medical News Today)

New research opens the door for treatment of relapsing bacterial infections
Northeastern University researchers lay the groundwork for customized antibiotic treatmentsIt's one thing to grow bacteria in a test tube, perform a screen in the lab, and find a mutation in the... (Medical News Today)

Persistent severe back pain could signify rare spine infection: new IDSA guideline
Patients with back pain that doesn't go away despite therapy may have a spine infection that could lead to paralysis or death if not diagnosed and treated correctly, note the first U.S. (Medical News Today)

The evolutionary link between diet and stomach acidity
An analysis of data on stomach acidity and diet in birds and mammals suggests that high levels of stomach acidity developed not to help animals break down food, but to defend animals against food... (Medical News Today)

Monitoring wildlife may shed light on spread of antibiotic resistance in humans
Study in African animals provides clues to antibiotic effectsAntibiotics are a blessing but may also be an empty promise of health when microbes develop resistance to our pharmacological arsenal. (Medical News Today)

Antibiotics increase risk of hearing loss in patients with deadly bacterial infections
Approximately 80 percent of infants in neonatal intensive care units receive antibiotics known to be toxic to the earThis is an image of the (intact) organ of Corti, with three rows of outer... (Medical News Today)

Structures reveal basis of recurring urinary tract infections
While the best antibiotics can wipe out most of the bacteria that cause notoriously difficult urinary tract infections, a few "sleeper cells" often remain. (Medical News Today)

Chlamydia screening 'easier and cheaper' with new DNA smartphone test
A new smartphone DNA test could offer a simpler and cheaper - though equally as accurate - alternative to current chlamydia screening techniques, according to a new study. (Medical News Today)

ESCMID cautions that Europe is now a hotbed of global fungal resistance in Aspergillus
The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) - an organization that explores the risks and best practices in infectious disease - is imploring global healthcare... (Medical News Today)

Closing the gap on developing a vaccine for middle ear infections
Researchers discover the molecular switch that controls a 'chameleon' bacteriaResearchers from Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics, together with the Nationwide Children's Hospital in... (Medical News Today)

Study: Sanofi Pasteur's vaccine candidate safely protects pre-adolescents to adults against dengue
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, has announced that new data analyses published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) provide a comprehensive picture of the potential public... (Medical News Today)

'Leaky vaccines' could spur more dangerous disease
A new study shows how an imperfect vaccine may protect vaccinated individuals but allow the pathogen to evolve and put unvaccinated individuals at risk of more severe illness. (Medical News Today)

Experimental MERS vaccine shows promise in animal studies
A two-step regimen of experimental vaccines against Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) prompted immune responses in mice and rhesus macaques, report National Institutes of Health scientists who... (Medical News Today)

Cystic fibrosis: new understanding of infections
Lab work on the microorganisms found in sputum unveils secrets of their 'aerobic and anaerobic lifestyles' in cystic fibrosis to help with future studies and clinical testing. (Medical News Today)

McMaster scientists show a link between intestinal bacteria and depression
Exploring the role of intestinal microbiota in the altered behavior that is a consequence of early life stressScientists from the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute at McMaster... (Medical News Today)

The experience of treating Ebola virus disease: Atlanta and West Africa
When two medical missionaries in Liberia were infected with Ebola virus disease in August 2014, they were brought by air ambulance to the Emory University Hospital (EUH), becoming the first... (Medical News Today)

Researchers discover new type of mycovirus
Researchers, led by Dr Robert Coutts, Leverhulme Research Fellow from the School of Life and Medical Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire, and Dr Ioly Kotta-Loizou, Research Associate at... (Medical News Today)

Small genetic differences could spell life-and-death for gut infections
Considering how many microorganisms we ingest each day, our gut has an extensive and well-developed immune system. (Medical News Today)

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