Fungal meningitis spreads by blocking and bursting blood vessels
New research has revealed how fungus blocks and bursts blood vessels in the brain, helping scientists better understand how meningitis starts.
29 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Whole-genome sequencing reveals new secrets about killer fungus
New research reports the largest ever whole-genome sequencing project for the potentially fatal yeast infection Candida glabrata from hospitals across Scotland.
2 monthes ago - ScienceDaily
Novel synthetic process for the core structure of the fungal antiviral agent neoechinulin B and its derivatives
The fungus-derived compound neoechinulin B demonstrates promising antiviral activity. To realize its potential as an antiviral agent, however, a viable method for preparing...
3 monthes ago - ScienceDaily
How do pathogens learn to be pathogens? Partnerships between microbes leading to human disease
New research discovered that the fungus Rhizopus fights back against soil predators and human immune cells by partnering with a bacteria called Ralstonia in a two-way partnership.
3 monthes ago - ScienceDaily
Drug-resistant fungus found for 1st time in Louisiana, previously seen in Florida, elsewhere
A hospital in New Orleans says it has identified two patients infected with a rare, drug-resistant fungus - the first time it's been found in Louisiana. Candida auris has...
4 monthes ago - Orlando Sentinel - 3 articles
1st for Louisiana: Drug-resistant fungus found at hospital
A hospital in New Orleans says it has identified two patients infected with a rare drug-resistant fungus
4 monthes ago - ABC News - 3 articles
Superbug MRSA arose in hedgehogs long before clinical use of antibiotics
Scientists have found evidence that a type of the antibiotic resistant superbug MRSA arose in nature long before the use of antibiotics in humans and livestock, which has...
4 monthes ago - ScienceDaily
Hedgehogs Are a Source of Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds
Scientists chart how a battle between fungus and bacteria living on the skin of hedgehogs led to the emergence of a strain of MRSA that can infect cows and humans.
4 monthes ago - NY Times
The deadly fungus that preys on coronavirus patients and could have killed thousands
Once a patient with severe suffocating Covid-19 is through the doors of a critical care unit, they should be in the safest place to receive life-saving help. But a further...
4 monthes ago - Daily Mail - 4 articles
Form, function and a deadly fungus
New research marks a major step forward in understanding C. auris biology, homing in on the genetics behind its ability to shape-shift from a round yeast form to a more...
4 monthes ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
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How often you should be washing your bras and other key items
An expert has explained exactly how often we should be washing our bras and other key items.
Pelvic Floor Exercises: Why You Need Them and How to Do Them
Even if you strength train regularly, you may not be adequately working an important group of muscles that weaken with age. You don't target these muscles when you do squats...
The sharemarket crash has only just begun and it will hurt
Bear markets come and go but this one could be one of the worst in history.
NSW detective charged with raping teen who alleges she was sex-crimes victim
The 55-year-old detective had been assigned to work on the case of the 19-year-old, who has alleged he sexually assaulted her just under a year ago.
Satellite images of Mariupol show mass graves
There are fears thousands of Ukrainians have been killed and buried in mass graves around the city of Mariupol.
Woman invites man she met on Tinder to wedding
A woman in the US has invited a man she met on Tinder to a wedding, and the catch is he lives in Scotland, a long distance away.
Several Jif Peanut Butter Products Recalled Over Potential Salmonella
The J.M. Smucker Company said it initiated a voluntary recall and advised consumers to dispose of some potentially contaminated products.
7 Ways to Make Your Next Cup of Tea Even Healthier
Did you know tea is the second most consumed beverage worldwide? Humans have sipped this popular beverage for thousands of years. It's not just because it tastes good, though...
Can't Consume Dairy?: 7 Plant-Based Foods Rich in Calcium
It's not hard to get enough dietary calcium if you consume dairy products, but what if you're lactose intolerant or eat a vegan diet? That makes it a bit more challenging...
6 Signs of Skin Cancer You Should Be Aware Of
Here's a frightening statistic. Did you know that one in five adults will develop skin cancer by age 70? Fortunately, many skin cancers are curable if detected and treated...