The first case of Leishmaniasis (or leishmaniosis) in a pet dog which has never left the United Kingdom has been reported in the Vet Record this week.
The authors of a new study report that people who have been recently hospitalised with dengue fever in Taiwan have more than twice the risk of having a stroke than other patients. The study […]
It’s disappointing when your Friday night internet date doesn’t match their profile. But for male periodical cicadas this could mean their match is in thrall to a body-snatching fungus and they’re about to be the next victim.
The authors of a recently published observational study have found evidence that a child’s overall chance of survival is improved if the last vaccine they received was for measles. ©Julien Harneis The […]
When bacteria invade our lungs, our bodies counter-attack by launching a rapid immune response to fight the infection. Yet, this all happens much faster than we can reasonably account for with our current knowledge of the immune system.
So, how do our bodies respond so quickly to a bacterial infection?