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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

New study describes economic consequences of using T2Candida Panel for detection of candidemia

New study describes economic consequences of using T2Candida Panel for detection of candidemia

New review highlights future research initiatives to eradicate polio

New review highlights future research initiatives to eradicate polio

Researchers pinpoint molecular mechanisms that inhibit Hippo pathway in pediatric bone cancers

Researchers pinpoint molecular mechanisms that inhibit Hippo pathway in pediatric bone cancers

MSU researchers discover cause of death in children who get malaria

MSU researchers discover cause of death in children who get malaria

Climate change causes emergence of more infectious diseases

Climate change causes emergence of more infectious diseases

LSU Health New Orleans researcher discovers fragment of toxic Ebola virus protein

LSU Health New Orleans researcher discovers fragment of toxic Ebola virus protein

COUNTDOWN research consortium focuses on neglected tropical diseases

COUNTDOWN research consortium focuses on neglected tropical diseases

Study reports effective treatment approach to inhibit herpes virus infection

Study reports effective treatment approach to inhibit herpes virus infection