The elderly are more susceptible to viral lung infections. New research shows an immune cell in the lungs may help explain why.
Restless leg syndrome affects pregnant women more than the general population, indicating an opportunity for physicians to target the sleep disturbance.
U-M and FDA scientists show the key role of excess gut calcium in awakening Clostridium difficile spores.
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.
Patients with different chronic pain diagnoses recorded similar brain changes, a new study finds, suggesting a need for new treatment approaches.
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.