Globally, the number of deaths from infections is on the rise as more bacteria become resistant to antibiotics.... NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers reveal how bacteria behind hospital infections block out antibiotics  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Drug-resistant bacteria responsible for deadly hospital-acquired infections shut out antibiotics by closing tiny doors in their cell walls. more
How bacteria behind hospital infections block out antibiotics  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Drug-resistant bacteria responsible for deadly hospital-acquired infections shut out antibiotics by closing tiny doors in their cell walls. more
Tropical Storm Humberto targets hurricane-hit Bahamas  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The devastated northern Bahama islands were facing a fresh tropical storm on Saturday, potentially complicating desperately needed relief efforts to the shattered archipelago in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. more
[Perspectives] Molecular imaging of bacterial infections: Overcoming the barriers to clinical translation  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Clinical diagnostic tools requiring direct sample testing cannot be applied to infections deep within the body, and clinically available imaging tools lack specificity. New... more
Popular eyelash treatments linked to rise in eye infections and emergency procedures  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Experts are warning that eyelash treatments are causing a surge in emergency eyelid procedures and serious eye infections. more
New strain of strep a is causing scarlet fever and invasive infections in England and Wales  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists studying scarlet fever have identified a new strain of disease-causing bacteria, which may explain a... more
Small changes, big gains: Low-cost techniques dramatically boost learning in STEM classes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Low-cost, active teaching techniques -- particularly group work and worksheets -- substantially improve learning in university science classes, according to a new study involving... more
The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout's deadly fentanyl empire  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The trial of a 29-year-old drug lord who managed to flood the country with a half-million fake oxycodone pills reveals the ease with which fentanyl now... more
Early antibiotic exposure causes long-lasting collateral damage in premature babies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Nearly all premature babies receive antibiotics in their first weeks of life to ward off or treat potentially deadly bacterial infections. more
Small changes, big gains: Low-cost techniques dramatically boost learning in STEM classes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Low-cost, active teaching techniques—particularly group work and worksheets—substantially improve learning in university science classes, according to a new study involving 3,700 University of British... more
Vaccine against deadly superbug Klebsiella effective in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a vaccine that is effective, in mice, against hypervirulent strains of Klebsiella that can cause life-threatening infections in healthy adults. more
New study supports link between enteroviral infections and type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Enteroviral infections are common viral infections with usually rather few symptoms, and they are also believed to be linked to the onset of type 1 diabetes. more
Lungs feed deadly bacteria in cystic fibrosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In cystic fibrosis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a much-feared pathogen. The bacterium easily colonizes the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis, leading to chronic infections that are almost impossible to eradicate and are ultimately fatal. more
Temps up, blood pressures down in hot yoga study  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Adults taking hot yoga had lower blood pressure measurements after three months of classes, in a small study examining hot yoga's impact on blood pressure. Hot yoga is typically a... more
Chronic enteroviral infection modifies broadly pancreatic cellular functions  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Enteroviral infections are common viral infections with usually rather few symptoms and also believed to be linked to the onset of type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a disorder in which... more
Much needed analysis reveals insights into high quality fabrication of nanocomposites  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists provide much needed analysis and review of the emerging research on particle reinforced metal matrix nanocomposites with selective laser melting, charting out possibilities for engineering... more
New strain of Streptococcus A rampant in England and Wales  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
According to a new study on cases of scarlet fever and other Streptococcus A infections in England and Wales, the recent rise in cases is due to a... more
New device to measure ethanol's deadly twin  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Methanol is sometimes referred to as ethanol's deadly twin. While the latter is the intoxicating ingredient in wine, beer and schnapps, the former is a chemical that becomes highly toxic when metabolized by the... more
Medical News Today: Depression may be on the rise among people who used to smoke  MNT · 2 weeks
A large observational study finds that the rates of major depression, marijuana use, and binge drinking are on... more
80% drop in ICU bloodstream infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Bloodstream infections acquired in UK Intensive Care Units (ICUs) reduced by 80% between 2007 and 2012, according to new research. more
Clostridium difficile infections may have a friend in fungi  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The pathogen Clostridium difficile, which causes one of the most common hospital-acquired infections in the United States, may have accomplices that until now have gone largely unnoticed. more
In cystic fibrosis, lungs feed deadly bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A steady supply of its favorite food helps a deadly bacterium thrive in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis, according to a new study. more
E. coli's secret weapon in launching infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Most types of Escherichia coli are harmless, but the ones that aren't can cause severe life-threatening diarrhea. These problematic bacteria launch infections by inducing intestinal cells to form tiny structures, called pedestals, that anchor... more
India locates missing Moon lander  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Indian space scientists were desperately trying Tuesday to establish communication with their broken Moon lander, having located the probe that went silent moments before it was due to make a historic soft landing. more
Radiation therapy effective against deadly heart rhythm  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
A single high dose of radiation aimed at the heart significantly reduces episodes of a potentially deadly rapid heart rhythm, according to results of a phase one/two study. more
Promising vaccine may protect against the Klebsiella superbug  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A powerful superbug, a hypervirulent form of the bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae, is a very difficult to curb infection. It causes a variety of infections including rare but life-threatening liver, respiratory tract, bloodstream... more
Scientists analyze 3-D model of proteins from disease-causing bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Millions of people are affected by the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacterium, which can cause sinus infections, middle ear infections and more serious life-threatening diseases, like pneumonia, bacteremia, and meningitis. Up to... more
Why a Rare But Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus Is Hitting Massachusetts So Hard  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
A deadly, mosquito-borne virus that causes eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has infected an eighth person in Massachusetts. more
Inflammation triggers silent mutation to cause deadly lung disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that inflammation in the lungs of rats, triggered by something as simple as the flu, may wake up a silent genetic defect that causes sudden onset cases... more
Rise in health uninsured may be linked to immigrants' fears  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Rise in number of people without health insurance in the United States may be linked to immigrants' fears of Trump administration's immigration crackdown more
MORE SCIENCE VIDEO
Nanoantennas help detectors see more heat, less noise
PHYS.ORG
'Climigration': When communities must move because of climate change
PHYS.ORG
First Earth observation satellite with AI ready for launch
ESA
Climate change, poverty and human rights: An emergency without precedent
PHYS.ORG
Hurricane Dorian: Where it hit, where it's headed, and why it's so destructive
PHYS.ORG
How to address America's lead crisis and provide safe drinking water for all
PHYS.ORG
Uganda offers lessons in tapping the power of solid waste
PHYS.ORG
Gold nanoparticles used successfully in prostate tumour trial
NEWS MEDICAL
Farmers, researchers try to hold off deadly citrus greening long enough to find cure
PHYS.ORG
Europa: there may be life on Jupiter's moon and two new missions will pave the way for finding it
PHYS.ORG
FRESH SCIENCE