Zombie cicadas infected with mind-controlling fungus
Mind-controlling fungus that infects the brains of cicadas can make them kill each other. These mutant critters, dubbed as zombie cicadas, are forced to infect other insects.
1 day ago - News Medical
Hybrid fungus involved in lung infections discovered
Aspergillus latus, a species of fungus previously found only in soil or plants, has been found for the first time in a hospital environment by an international group of...
17 days ago - News Medical
Karen Martini's glazed pork with black vinegar and wood-ear fungus
This impressive looking and tasting dish is a specialty of Shanghai. It's rich, glossy and sticky, and very simple to make.
20 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
9 Kombucha Drinks & DIY Kombucha Kits
You may have seen noticed kombucha available everywhere from large grocery chains to local corner stores and wondered what the deal is. Is it a tea? Is it a sparkling soda? Is...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy
Researchers solve structure of key enzyme critical for biofilm formation in fungal pathogen
Aspergillus fumigatus is a species of fungus that can cause serious illnesses in immunocompromised individuals such as those who are undergoing transplantation or cancer...
1 month ago - News Medical
Plants saving plants: A mixture of plant extracts and emulsifiers found to suppress disease-causing fungus
The fungus Colletotrichum coccodes is known for causing anthracnose, a group of infectious diseases that can damage a variety of plants, particularly shade trees. One example...
2 monthes ago - Natural News
Elegant but deadly: why death caps are a forager's nightmare
It's peak season for wild mushrooms but be careful about picking your own. Just one morsel of the wrong fungus can kill you, slowly.
2 monthes ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Shed and spread: Study finds drug-resistant superbug Candida auris can spread through skin shedding
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been warning the public about an emerging and potentially deadly superbug for years. Candida auris, a pathogenic fungus...
2 monthes ago - Natural News
Scientists discover fungus that blocks malaria transmission from mosquitoes to people
A fungus that lives in malaria-carrying mosquitoes could boost global efforts to control the disease, which kills about half a million people - mostly children under five...
2 monthes ago - News Medical
Chaga Mushrooms Support Immune Function
Chaga goes by several names. The botanical name for the fungus is Inonotus obliquus. The Chinese call it Hua Jie Kong Jun or Bai Hua Rong. 1 While it is often referred to as a...
3 monthes ago - Mercola
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Could gum disease make coronavirus more deadly?
Researchers in California and Brazil say that COVID-19 patients with high levels of interleukin-6 , that suggests someone has. gum disease were far more likely to need...
Trump administration pays Sanofi and GSK $2.1 billion for coronavirus vaccine
The Trump administration has agreed to pay Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline up to $2.1 billion to develop and deliver 100 million doses of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine. In a...
FDA OKs Anti-BCMA Drug for Multiple Myeloma
The FDA granted accelerated approval to belantamab mafodotin on Wednesday in heavily pretreated multiple myeloma. Belantamab mafodotin is the first approved therapy that...
Fauci says US has the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the world
Dr Anthony Fauci said the US has 'quantitatively' suffered from the pandemic as the country averages nearly 60,000 new cases and 1,000 deaths per day.
Erectile dysfunction drug aviptadil may also beat Covid-19, experts believe
Aviptadil, marketed as Invicorp in the UK, has been fast-tracked into clinical trials in the US after promising signs in a small number of patients in the US.
Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients shed as much of the virus as those with symptoms
A new study from Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital in South Korea found the viral loads of asymptomatic coronavirus patients were very similar to those seen in patients...
Public Health Wales figures show Covid-19 cases in Welsh hospitals
Several Welsh health boards are reporting no positive cases at their main hospital sites
Hydroxychloroquine could save tens of thousands of lives from Covid-19 but...
British researchers behind the only large global trial of hydroxychloroquine as a prophylaxis say their work is in jeopardy because the drug has become politicised thanks to...
Darolutamide Benefits Patients With Prostate Cancer, Says Study
The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care assessed whether adding darolutamide offers an added benefit for patients in comparison with the appropriate...
Nerve Stimulation Boosts Language Learning Skills
Non-invasive technique called transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation using an earbud-like device can enhance complex cognitive skill like language learning in healthy people...