Infectious Diseases

September 18th, 2019 An ‘electronic nose’ that can sniff out bacteria could be used to curb the use of antibiotics when not necessary, according to scientists at Warwick University. The technology could help doctors at GP practices to quickly diagnose the common...

April 10th, 2019 A drug-resistant fungus called Candida auris, which preys on people with weakened immune systems, is quietly spreading across the globe, reports The New York Times. The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has added it to a list of germs...

March 27th, 2019 Tuberculosis treatment programmes in Cape Town, South Africa, do not currently distinguish between adolescent and adult TB patients, and in so doing, may miss opportunities for improving the treatment outcomes of young people with TB. According to a...
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