With multi-resistant germs becoming more and more of a threat, we are in need of new antibiotics now more than
A new study from Iowa State University entomologists describes how mosquitoes fight off parasites that cause malaria, a disease that
Scientists from Lancaster University in the UK have discovered that immune responses originally found to prevent fungal infections are also
Resistance to antimalarial drugs is thought to result mainly from changes in the parasite’s genome. However, P. falciparum can also
Scientists at Scripps Research have developed a urine diagnostic to detect the parasitic worms that cause river blindness, also called
The parasitic disease schistosomiasis is one of the developing world’s worst public health scourges, affecting hundreds of millions of people,
Washington State University researchers have developed a new approach for studying Cryptosporidium, a waterborne gastrointestinal parasite now recognized as one
Zika virus (ZIKV) has affected roughly half a million people in the Western hemisphere in recent years, including US veterans.
Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective
A Plasmodium vivax infection is like an iceberg: It’s dangerous, in part, because much of it hides out of view.