Fungal infections worldwide are becoming resistant to drugs and more deadly
Research data shows that risk factors include recent surgery, diabetes and broad-spectrum antibiotic and antifungal use. People who are immuno-compromised are at greater risk than those with healthy immune systems.
Working with dangerous viruses sounds like trouble – but here’s what scientists learn from studying pathogens in secure labs
There is no such thing as zero risks in any endeavour, but over many years, researchers have developed safe laboratory methods for working with dangerous pathogens.
Of microbes and mothers – certain gut bacteria in mice can disrupt the mother-child relationship
The early postnatal months are critical to ensure proper physical and psychological development; children who are neglected during this phase can experience stunted growth as well as behavioral and learning problems.
Fecal microbe transplants help cancer patients respond to immunotherapy and shrink tumors
Following this fecal microbe transplant treatment, tumors of six out of 15 patients in the study had tumors that shrank or remained the same.