This killer flesh-eating fungus has wiped out 90 amphibian species and scientists say it isn't done
The last five decades saw hundreds of species of frogs, toads, and other amphibians suffer drastic drops in numbers. Close to a hundred species have gone extinct. Researchers...
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Candida auris: The new superbug on the block
The fungus was only discovered 10 years ago, but is now a problem in hospitals across the world.
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UTEP professor receives $2.7 million NIH grant to study AIDS-associated fungal meningitis
The National Institutes of Health recently awarded a $2.7 million grant to Luis R. Martinez, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El...
6 days ago - News Medical
Scientists investigate how fungus interacts with bacteria to trigger Crohn's disease
Scientists have known that bacteria in the gut, along with environmental and genetic factors, contribute to the debilitating intestinal ailment of Crohn's disease.
25 days ago - News Medical
Fungus used in traditional medicine could slow neuron loss in ALS
A Chinese caterpillar fungus that is used in traditional Chinese medicine has been found to minimize motor neuron loss in mice models of ALS.
26 days ago - News Medical
Deadly Fungal Infection Emerged Because of Global Warming, Study Says
A new study on the mysterious origins of a deadly fungal infection that seemed to have simultaneously emerged in far-flung corners of the globe finds that global warming may be...
27 days ago - Time
Climate Change Blamed for Deadly Fungus Risk
More than 30% of people with invasive C. auris infections die, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have been 685 confirmed cases and 30...
27 days ago - Web MD
Investigation into fungal infection reveals genetic vulnerability in Hmong people
A new study has identified a specific genetic vulnerability among Hmong people that renders them more susceptible to the disease-causing fungus.
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
Fungal or animal protein: Which is better for building muscle?
A small new study suggests that fungus-derived protein present in some meat replacement products may be better for building muscles than animal protein.
1 month ago - Medical News Today
Understanding C. auris transmission with the healthcare environment
Researchers have now shown that patients who are heavily colonized with Candida auris on their skin can shed the fungus and contaminate their surroundings. This finding...
1 month ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
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Researchers use electrical stimulation to improve depression symptoms
Patients with depression may experience improvements in their symptoms if they tried a new electricity-based stimulation therapy. Developed by North Carolina-based researchers...
Prevent cancerous tumors naturally with time-restricted eating
Cutting back on calories may help prevent breast cancer. To achieve the best anti-cancer effect, researchers recommend a time-restricted diet in which women only eat at certain...
Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Problems
There is an increased risk of various cardiovascular diseases among cancer survivors, and hence the need for preventative measures and earlier interventions.
Novel T-cell Subset Linked to Type 1 Diabetes Discovered
The frequency of circulating peripheral T helper cells was observed to be increased both in children with recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes and in healthy children who later...
Do you often get up in the middle of the night to pee? You may have blood...
Nocturia is a condition characterized by the frequent need to get up and urinate at night. This condition is often seen in older people and is the most common cause of sleep...
Having high blood pressure in your 30s damages your brain in old age
University College London researchers believe there is a 'sensitive period' in early middle-age - roughly between the ages of 36 and 53 - in which high blood pressure is...
It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking
Experts have long thought that an ex-smoker's risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death from heart disease returns to normal within five years.
Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Recommendations
New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force may help clarify who can benefit most from a risk assessment test. Now, if a woman has a high risk, the task...
Some antibiotics linked to a higher risk of colon cancer
Scientists at Johns Hopkins University found that people who developed bowel cancer were more likely to have taken penicillin. But tetracyclines may have protective effects for...
Vaping Linked to Impaired Vascular Function
Vaping was found to damage blood vessels even when the solution does not include nicotine, stated new study.