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Sep 16, 2019 | 21:10 pm
Mosquitoes are more likely to acquire the dengue virus when they feed on blood with low levels of iron, researchers report in the 16 September issue of Nature Microbiology.
Aug 29, 2019 | 15:04 pm
Researchers have come one step closer to understanding how our immune system responds to acute dengue fever, a disease that has affected hundreds of thousands of people in Southeast Asia this summer alone.
Aug 28, 2019 | 04:49 am
Researchers led by Duke-NUS Medical School have discovered that tryptase, an enzyme in human cells that acts like scissors to cut up nearby proteins, is responsible for blood vessel leakage in severe dengue hemorrhagic fever.
Aug 23, 2019 | 08:17 am
An epidemic of chronic kidney disease that has killed tens of thousands of agricultural workers worldwide, is just one of many ailments poised to strike as a result of climate change, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Aug 7, 2019 | 16:36 pm
The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the major vector for many urban arboviruses, which can cause serious conditions such as dengue fever, Zika virus, Chikungunya, and yellow fever. Now, researchers have developed a cheap but effective larvicide using cornstarch.
Jul 23, 2019 | 08:26 am
Scientists have found that mosquitoes are changing their hunting routines in response to host cues. For example, in Africa, mosquitoes now recognize when people emerge from bednets in the morning and have begun hunting more often during the day than at night.
‘Disease and bacteria know no borders’: Global health leaders must do more to prevent the spread of infectious diseaseJul 22, 2019 | 17:03 pm
Professor Dame Sally Davies, the UK's Chief Medical Officer is warning that the world must do more to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Jul 16, 2019 | 18:50 pm
A team of researchers from the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medicine Centre's Viral Research and Experimental Medicine Centre found that immune cells undergoing stress and an altered metabolism are the reasons why some individuals become sick from viral infections while others do not, when exposed to the same virus.
Jun 26, 2019 | 08:35 am
Sorting through individual immune cells is a handy way to see how the body responds to disease. For years, researchers around the world have used a technique called flow cytometry to separate different types of immune cells, such as T cells, B cells and monocytes.
Jun 21, 2019 | 08:53 am
As of 2017, about 36.9 million people around the world were living with HIV-- 1 in 4 were unaware of their HIV status.