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Pet Geckos May Pose Health Risk May 21, 2015

Researchers detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lizards from Indonesia

U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC May 14, 2015

But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water May 14, 2015

Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says

Hundreds With HIV Could Donate Organs to Others With HIV: Study May 14, 2015

Although ban was lifted on such surgeries in 2013, none has taken place, researchers say

Researchers Hone in on Genes Linked to Serious Blood Infection May 13, 2015

Study findings could lead to new test to detect sepsis earlier

Ebola Not Mutating Beyond 'Normal' Rate, Scientists Say May 13, 2015

New genetic information aids planning for future outbreaks

Infectious-Disease Expert Debunks Common Vaccine Myths May 13, 2015

Decades of studies show they are very safe, and highly effective in saving kids from illness and death

HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males May 13, 2015

But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa May 11, 2015

Areas lacking clean water, effective sanitation most at risk, experts say

Many Americans Under 50 Living With Cold Sore Virus May 09, 2015

American Academy of Dermatology offers advice for treating and preventing spread

Chagas Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice May 08, 2015

Parasitic disease is becoming more common in U.S.

Ebola Survivors May Develop Eye Disease May 07, 2015

Traces of virus remained in doctor's eye long after it disappeared from his blood

Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends May 07, 2015

Findings highlight importance of measles vaccine for preventing damaging infection, doctors say

Pig Farmers at Greater Risk for Drug-Resistant Staph Infections: Study May 07, 2015

Those around them who may have weakened immune systems should take precautions

'Cruise Ship' Norovirus Bug Can Spread by Air, Study Finds May 06, 2015

Current containment strategies may need adjusting, research suggests

Outbreaks of Gut 'Superbug' More Common in Northeast: Study May 05, 2015

Death rates were highest in the Midwest, and in older people

'Good' Bacteria Might Fight Common Hospital Infection: Study May 05, 2015

Drinking safe strain of C. difficile seems to help prevent recurrence of its toxic cousin

Experimental Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Hepatitis C May 05, 2015

Drug trio could join newer, highly effective meds such as Sovaldi, Harvoni

Fecal Transplant Helps Fight Off Dangerous Gut Infection: Review May 04, 2015

Treatment effective for recurrent disease, research shows

Health Tip: Spotting Signs of Urinary Tract Infection May 01, 2015

You may have pain in the side or lower back

Study Casts Doubt on Use of Common Antibiotic for UTIs in Women April 30, 2015

Canadian researchers find other antibiotics may beat nitrofurantoin, but one expert says drug still useful

Colorado Dog Key to U.S. Plague Outbreak, Study Confirms April 30, 2015

Health officials detail rare, multiple-case infection

Half of U.S. Hospitals Could Do More to Prevent Serious Infections, Study Finds April 29, 2015

Although many precautions are in place, not enough centers set strict antibiotic limits

Microneedle Patch Might Boost Global Measles Vaccination Rates April 28, 2015

It's designed to be easier to use, safer, more portable than syringes, researchers report

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children April 24, 2015

Even though shot offered less-than-perfect protection, millions might benefit, researchers say

Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 More Malaria Deaths: Study April 24, 2015

Overwhelmed systems caused deadly disruptions in health care, experts say

Antibiotic Shortages On the Rise in U.S. April 23, 2015

Commonly used medicines are essential, but not profitable for companies, expert says

Ebola Treatment Shows Promise in Monkey Study April 22, 2015

Antiviral drug cured animals with advanced infections, researchers say

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines April 21, 2015

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

3.8 Million Chickens To Be Killed After Bird Flu Outbreak at Iowa Farm April 21, 2015

Experts stress this strain poses little risk to humans

Pets Can Spread Infections to People: Review April 20, 2015

Vet offers tips on how to protect vulnerable household members

Antibiotics May Be Overused in Many Neonatal ICUs, Study Finds April 20, 2015

Big variation seen in prescribing rates, despite little difference in infection rates

California Declares Measles Outbreak Over April 17, 2015

But, health officials say risk still exists for those who aren't vaccinated against the disease

U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection April 17, 2015

Researchers identify lethal strain of La Crosse virus in Tennessee patient

Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes April 16, 2015

Report says small number of cases reported in the United States

Calif. Measles Outbreak May Be Coming to a Close April 16, 2015

Officials say they will declare end if no new cases reported by Friday

Americans' Gut Bacteria Lack Diversity, Researchers Find April 16, 2015

People living in less-developed Papua New Guinea have 50 more types of bacteria

Ebola Virus Evolving, But Isn't Getting Deadlier, Study Says April 14, 2015

Results suggest treatments developed in this outbreak will remain effective

U.S. Agrees to Help Launch 'African CDC' April 13, 2015

Goal is to assist Africans to prevent, identify and respond to disease outbreaks

Ear Infections Common, But Often Missed, in Infants April 10, 2015

Doctor says irritability, fever and pulling at ears are possible signs

18th Century Mummies Reveal How TB Spread Through Europe April 08, 2015

Samples from bodies uncovered 14 different strains during height of disease

Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine April 08, 2015

Animal tests are promising, but more work needed before human trials

Antibody Holds Promise as Weapon Against HIV April 08, 2015

Treatment would complement existing medications, researchers say

Be Careful With That Eyeliner April 07, 2015

Applying it to the inner lid raises risk of particles getting into eye, possible vision problems

Tobacco Smoke Strengthens 'Superbug,' Lab Research Finds April 06, 2015

MRSA may become deadlier, even more resistant to treatment

Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections? April 03, 2015

European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear

Travelers Bringing Drug-Resistant Bacteria to United States April 02, 2015

Strain of Shigella is easily transmitted and causes tough-to-treat diarrhea, CDC says

High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products April 02, 2015

Whether or not those residues are harmful is still not known, experts say

Simpler Antibiotic Regimen Helps Sick Babies in Developing Nations April 02, 2015

Study findings suggest hospitalization isn't needed

New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link March 31, 2015

Lab tests confirm half of cases in recent outbreak tied to specific virus strain

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