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Researchers develop simple urine-based test for rapid and accurate detection of Zika virus

Researchers develop simple urine-based test for rapid and accurate detection of Zika virus

Researchers highlight need to ensure universal access to old antibiotics

Researchers highlight need to ensure universal access to old antibiotics

Scientists shed light on evolutionary history of multidrug-resistant enterococci bacteria

Scientists shed light on evolutionary history of multidrug-resistant enterococci bacteria

Zinc acetate lozenges may provide 3-fold increase in recovery rate from common cold

Zinc acetate lozenges may provide 3-fold increase in recovery rate from common cold

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors

Mothers infected with malaria during pregnancy can alter infants’ immunity

Mothers infected with malaria during pregnancy can alter infants’ immunity

BGRF scientists help develop AI to expedite drug development for age-related conditions

BGRF scientists help develop AI to expedite drug development for age-related conditions

Metabolite 'signatures' can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing diseases

Metabolite 'signatures' can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing diseases

Breast-feeding transfers beneficial bacteria to the baby’s gut, new study finds

Breast-feeding transfers beneficial bacteria to the baby’s gut, new study finds

Despite availability of life-saving medicaiton, annual deaths due to fungal meningitis are still over 180,000

Despite availability of life-saving medicaiton, annual deaths due to fungal meningitis are still over 180,000

Study uncovers potential new therapeutic targets for HCV infections

Study uncovers potential new therapeutic targets for HCV infections

Dendritic cells develop from specialized progenitors, research shows

Dendritic cells develop from specialized progenitors, research shows

Children with bloodstream infections less likely to die than adults, study shows

Children with bloodstream infections less likely to die than adults, study shows

Study shows how probiotic improves integrity of the GI epithelial cell wall in HIV patients

Study shows how probiotic improves integrity of the GI epithelial cell wall in HIV patients

Researchers invent promising paper-based technology to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces

Researchers invent promising paper-based technology to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces

Retired Air Force trauma surgeon named as recipient of Robert Danis Prize

Retired Air Force trauma surgeon named as recipient of Robert Danis Prize

Researchers find persistence of Zika virus in cerebrospinal fluid, lymph nodes of rhesus monkeys

Researchers find persistence of Zika virus in cerebrospinal fluid, lymph nodes of rhesus monkeys

New study aims at making accessible epidemiological models for managing disease spread

New study aims at making accessible epidemiological models for managing disease spread

New class of drugs offers hope against antibiotic resistance

New class of drugs offers hope against antibiotic resistance