It’s one of the most common reason why parents visit a pediatrician.
Popping pimples can be very tempting, but this is considered a bad idea by most dermatologists.
After a century-long debate, doctors think they finally know what’s causing ALL.
How good are you at detecting diseased people?
The CDC deemed this fungus a “serious global health threat.”
It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Comes with benefits, but also risks. At the end of the day just use a band-aid.
Herpes viruses are almost impossible to eliminate from your body. While other viruses succumb when they are defeated by the immune system, the herpes virus remains in the body forever, lying in wait, sometimes reactivating years later. A new study has found that new infections may weaken the body just enough to favor the reawakening of herpes. For quite a while,
It’s so cold even penguins get the flu in the Antarctic. Seriously, researchers report in a paper published in the journal mBio how they identified a new strain of influenza that infects Adelie penguins which breed in huge colonies on the rocky Antarctic Peninsula. The virus itself seems to be dormant as the penguins don’t exhibit any visible flu symptoms, yet the findings do
A first step has been taken towards an effective treatment for Gonorrhea – with drug resistant strains on the rise, this moment comes just at the right time, merely days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) placed the STD on a list of “urgent threats” in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria. Gonorrhea (colloquially known as the clap) is
Researchers had already known that dogs can sniff out hospital superbug Clostridium defficile from stool samples of patients, but now, a really cute beagle has been trained to sniff out the bacteria from the air in the hospital. C. difficile infection generally occurs in patients who have been recently admitted in hospitals and were previously on antibiotics. In this research,