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.
A new study in mice suggests that low-fiber diets prompt a gut bacteria response that may leave the colon vulnerable to infection.
A new discovery about a common and potentially deadly bacterium could one day pave the way for new, needed antibiotics.
Two tools may help with public health emergency response: real-time surveys of providers on the front lines, and a new framework for capturing successes and learning from failures.