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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.
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

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