The elderly are more susceptible to viral lung infections. New research shows an immune cell in the lungs may help explain why.
A Michigan pioneer paved the way for better infectious disease prevention and care, and for medical school-based research. A new book tells his story.
The stubborn cyst form of a common parasite can’t cause disease without a key digestion factor, new mouse research shows. This suggests an avenue for future treatments.
States that allow doctors to treat a patient’s sexual partner without an in-person visit may find more success lowering rates of sexually transmitted diseases.
Polyomavirus harnesses cellular “motors” to bring together the supplies that can build a portal for itself, researchers show.
Bacteria in the lungs may play a major role in disease — and health. Researchers have just mapped where the bacteria are and how they arrived, paving the way for more discoveries about the lung microbiome.