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‘Zombie cells’ infected with coronavirus sprout ‘ghoulish’ tentacles that reach out and hijack neighbors

Researchers exploring the interaction between the coronavirus and its hosts have discovered that when the SARS-CoV-2 virus infects a human ...
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How long are you infectious? COVID-19 patients struggle to find an answer

Reyhan Harmanci is feeling better. After cycling through an illness she thinks was COVID-19, with headache, fever, and nausea, her ...
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Fecal transplant death sparks new FDA screening precautions, pause of clinical trials

One patient has died and another became seriously ill after fecal transplants inadvertently seeded their innards with a multi-drug resistant ...
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New Alzheimer’s theory: Could be the result of an infection by ‘viruses, bacteria and fungi’

[I]n some places, Alzheimer’s is the leading cause of death, and the number of Alzheimer’s patients is expected to triple by 2050. However, ...
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Unapproved stem cell treatments draw FDA investigation following bacterial infections

This year [2018], 12 people have been hospitalized with bacterial infections after being treated with stem cell products derived from ...
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Next-generation genetics offer new way to combat hospital infections

In the face of antibiotic resistant bacteria, hospitals still use century-old detection methods. New gene sequencing methods will change that ...
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Colicins dilemma: Bio-pharmed food-borne illness-fighting drug in anti GMO dungeon

Colicins are a natural antibacterial that could help reduce outbreaks of infectious disease. But they face a lot of opposition ...