A young father from Sacramento has recently passed away from a deadly infection that started off as a simple toothache.
This is the first time removal of lungs in a drastic approach had been done, and the longest where a patient survived.
A new study revealed that almost half of men in the United States have genital infections caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus or HPV.
Associate Professor Lok Shee-Mei and her team at the Emerging Infectious Disease Programme of Duke-NUS further explored the previously discovered C10, which is believed by most experts as the most potent antibody that can neutralize the Zika virus.
Juices released from precut leaves of lettuce, spinach and other leafy vegetables can encourage the growth of Salmonella pathogen growth by 2,400-fold
Numbers of children in the United States being exposed to serious, highly drug-resistant infections are on the rise.
A parasitic infection called leishmaniasis is now increasingly seen at an alarming rate among American ecotourists and military men from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Unlike other candida infections, C. auris is resistant to the antifungal drugs that doctors usually use to treat candida infections.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently investigating the potential rise of invasive, multi-drug resistant fungus in the United States. The fungus, called Candida auris, can cause invasive infections and often associated with high mortality and frequent resistance to multiple anti-fungal drugs.
About 2 million people get sick from a superbug and about 23,000 die, making superbug a worldwide health issue that is prompting immediate action.
People infected with Zika virus might developed immunity preventing potential reinfection.
Unlike antibiotics, the polymer could kill the superbug in multiple paths.
The dangerous superbug called Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can now be transmitted to humans by consuming or even handling contaminated poultry, a new study reveals.
Blast from the past? Deadly small pox might return as the Arctic ice melts.