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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.
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

TUM researchers discover vital mechanism in the body's defenses against fungal infections

TUM researchers discover vital mechanism in the body's defenses against fungal infections

Allergan launches first and only oral contraceptive in softgel capsule for prevention of pregnancy

Allergan launches first and only oral contraceptive in softgel capsule for prevention of pregnancy

FDA approves expanded use of systemic therapy for treating chronic moderate-to-severe pediatric psoriasis

FDA approves expanded use of systemic therapy for treating chronic moderate-to-severe pediatric psoriasis

Use of OTC medication not always a smart decision for yeast infection

Use of OTC medication not always a smart decision for yeast infection

Use of oral fluconazole during pregnancy associated with increased risk of spontaneous abortion

Use of oral fluconazole during pregnancy associated with increased risk of spontaneous abortion

Candidiasis needs to be treated early, aggressively to help vulnerable hospitalized patients

Candidiasis needs to be treated early, aggressively to help vulnerable hospitalized patients

Overall incidence of serious, highly drug-resistant group of bacteria relatively low in 2012-2013

Overall incidence of serious, highly drug-resistant group of bacteria relatively low in 2012-2013

T2 Biosystems' T2Candida Panel more sensitive than blood culture for monitoring patients on antifungal therapy

T2 Biosystems' T2Candida Panel more sensitive than blood culture for monitoring patients on antifungal therapy

Astellas reports topline results from isavuconazole Phase 3 study in candidemia and other invasive Candida infections

Astellas reports topline results from isavuconazole Phase 3 study in candidemia and other invasive Candida infections

Researchers discover role of RORC mutations in patients with candidiasis and mycobacteriosis

Researchers discover role of RORC mutations in patients with candidiasis and mycobacteriosis

WPI-led study provides clues to new ways to treat difficult-to-cure fungal infections

WPI-led study provides clues to new ways to treat difficult-to-cure fungal infections

Research: Some immune cells convert into cells that trigger disease

Research: Some immune cells convert into cells that trigger disease

UCB sponsoring several presentations on Cimzia for Crohn's disease at DDW 2015

UCB sponsoring several presentations on Cimzia for Crohn's disease at DDW 2015