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First-ever vaccine to combat Leishmaniasis under development

First-ever vaccine to combat Leishmaniasis under development

Complete genetic map of scleroderma opens door for diagnosis and targeted treatment

Complete genetic map of scleroderma opens door for diagnosis and targeted treatment

New model identifies climate change as significant factor for expansion of lone star ticks in Kansas

New model identifies climate change as significant factor for expansion of lone star ticks in Kansas

Novel way proposed for developing infectious disease models to uncover hidden patterns of transmission

Novel way proposed for developing infectious disease models to uncover hidden patterns of transmission

Virginia Tech experts explore new strategy to eradicate harmful viruses

Virginia Tech experts explore new strategy to eradicate harmful viruses

Mayo Clinic researchers discover new bacterial species that triggers Lyme disease in people

Mayo Clinic researchers discover new bacterial species that triggers Lyme disease in people

Research points to potential use of radiotherapy in treating systemic cancer

Research points to potential use of radiotherapy in treating systemic cancer

New funding supports research on new and improved drug treatments for tuberculosis, malaria

New funding supports research on new and improved drug treatments for tuberculosis, malaria

Risk of developing visceral leishmaniasis much higher in transplant patients

Risk of developing visceral leishmaniasis much higher in transplant patients

Researchers reveal why malaria vaccine provides only moderate protection among vaccinated children

Researchers reveal why malaria vaccine provides only moderate protection among vaccinated children

TGen researchers join international scientists in discovering how malaria protein could some day help stop cancer

TGen researchers join international scientists in discovering how malaria protein could some day help stop cancer

Malaria protein could one day help stop cancer

Malaria protein could one day help stop cancer

Study sheds further light on the way APOL1 protein kills trypanosmoe

Study sheds further light on the way APOL1 protein kills trypanosmoe

Breakthroughs against Plasmodium falciparum pave way for latest advancement

Breakthroughs against Plasmodium falciparum pave way for latest advancement

Europe has increasing prevalence of fungal resistance, warns ESCMID

Europe has increasing prevalence of fungal resistance, warns ESCMID

Cysticercosis now fully controlled in Mexico

Cysticercosis now fully controlled in Mexico

NSF awards $500,000 grant to digitally preserve parasite specimens

NSF awards $500,000 grant to digitally preserve parasite specimens

Research findings pave way for development of new treatments for respiratory diseases

Research findings pave way for development of new treatments for respiratory diseases

Malaria parasites with Ap2mu gene mutation less sensitive to antimalarial drug artemisinin

Malaria parasites with Ap2mu gene mutation less sensitive to antimalarial drug artemisinin

Inflammation plays causal role in neurologic changes associated with Lyme disease

Inflammation plays causal role in neurologic changes associated with Lyme disease