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Candiadiasis, or Thrush, is a fungal infection caused by a group of yeast. There is a score of Candida species, the commonest of which is Candida albicans. They normally inhabit the surfaces and mucus linings of the human body. This includes mouth, vaginal cavity gastrointestinal tract etc.
Researchers find presence of Aire gene in lymph nodes

Researchers find presence of Aire gene in lymph nodes

Researchers isolate compound that kills drug-resistant fungi from ant microbiota

Researchers isolate compound that kills drug-resistant fungi from ant microbiota

Study develops simple, new treatment to fight Candida Albicans fungus

Study develops simple, new treatment to fight Candida Albicans fungus

SCYNEXIS announces positive results from first interim efficacy analysis of FURI study

SCYNEXIS announces positive results from first interim efficacy analysis of FURI study

FDA approves first generic version of commonly prescribed asthma inhaler

FDA approves first generic version of commonly prescribed asthma inhaler

Cloned antibodies show potential to treat, diagnose life-threatening fungal infections

Cloned antibodies show potential to treat, diagnose life-threatening fungal infections

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Cidara initiates Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate efficacy, safety of rezafungin to treat invasive candidiasis

Cidara initiates Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate efficacy, safety of rezafungin to treat invasive candidiasis

Mycovia initiates two Phase 3 clinical trials to evaluate VT-1161 in patients with RVVC

Mycovia initiates two Phase 3 clinical trials to evaluate VT-1161 in patients with RVVC

Dectin-1 pathway could be important new target for treatment of candidiasis, study shows

Dectin-1 pathway could be important new target for treatment of candidiasis, study shows

Scientists sequence and analyze genomes of Candida albicans

Scientists sequence and analyze genomes of Candida albicans

NovaDigm Therapeutics initiates NDV-3A Phase 2a study for reduction of S. aureus in military trainees

NovaDigm Therapeutics initiates NDV-3A Phase 2a study for reduction of S. aureus in military trainees

Could a rare, deadly ‘superbug’ fungus be gaining a foothold?

Could a rare, deadly ‘superbug’ fungus be gaining a foothold?

New genetic analysis of candidiasis reveals surprising fungal sex secrets

New genetic analysis of candidiasis reveals surprising fungal sex secrets

New testing regime could speed up diagnosis and treatment of SCID in infants

New testing regime could speed up diagnosis and treatment of SCID in infants

Multi-drug resistant fungi found in UK hospitals - alarms health officials

Multi-drug resistant fungi found in UK hospitals - alarms health officials

Cocktail of drugs for HIV patients with advanced immunosuppression reduced deaths by 27%, study shows

Cocktail of drugs for HIV patients with advanced immunosuppression reduced deaths by 27%, study shows

Scientists discover new approach for antifungal drug treatments

Scientists discover new approach for antifungal drug treatments

Recent estimates reveal burden of serious fungal diseases in 14 different countries

Recent estimates reveal burden of serious fungal diseases in 14 different countries

Better fungal disease diagnostics could be critical to fight against antimicrobial resistance

Better fungal disease diagnostics could be critical to fight against antimicrobial resistance