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Campylobacter found on over half U.K. supermarket chickens

London - The U.K. Food Standards Agency have issued a survey of Campylobacter found on fresh shop-bought chickens. Over half of the chickens sampled were found to be infected.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Rare brain disorder made a U.S. disease priority

Frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), a disease process that results in progressive damage to the temporal or frontal lobes of the brain, has been made a major disease priority in the U.S.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

New study of hepatitis provides clues for fighting the disease

A new technique to sustain hepatitis B in liver cells has allowed researchers to study the immune response and drug treatments.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Is the full impact of Ebola yet to be felt?

Weak state capacity and poor public health infrastructure will hamper efforts to contain the escalating Ebola outbreak in West Africa, according to a new report.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Universal blood test for cancer

Bradford - Scientists have devised a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether people have cancer or not. The researchers are heralding it as the first 'universal test for cancer'.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Liberia closes borders as Ebola hits major west African cities

Monrovia - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced the closure of most of the Ebola-hit country's land borders after the deadly tropical virus spread to two of west Africa's largest cities.
In the Media by Zoom Dosso (AFP)

Two Americans infected with Ebola in Liberia outbreak

Washington - Two Americans involved in the treatment of Ebola victims in Liberia have become infected with the West African epidemic, an aid agency said Sunday.
In the Media by AFP

Nigeria on red alert after first Ebola death

Abuja - Nigeria was on alert against the possible spread of Ebola on Saturday, a day after the first confirmed death from the virus in Lagos, Africa's biggest city and the country's financial capital.
In the Media by Ola Awoniyi (AFP)

US monitoring Ebola outbeak, aiding bid to stop spread

Washington - US officials are closely monitoring the outbreak of deadly Ebola virus which has now reached Nigeria, and is working with governments and aid groups to try to stop the spread.
In the Media by AFP

Nigeria confirms Liberian man died of Ebola in Lagos

Abuja - Nigeria said Friday that Ebola caused the death of a Liberian national who died in quarantine in Lagos, confirmation that the worst-ever outbreak of the virus has reached Africa's most populous country.
In the Media by Ola Awoniyi (AFP)

Other deadly diseases found in U.S. government lab

Bethesda - The FDA, just days after announcing that it had found decades-old vials of smallpox—inside a storage facility it owned, has announced that the deadly virus wasn't the only dangerous substance it found during a clean out of the facility last month.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

India to provide four free vaccines to children

Mumbai - Newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that India will provide four new vaccines free of cost as part of a “program to reduce child mortality.”
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

U.S. government to investigate 'mysterious diseases'

Washington - The U.S. National Institutes of Health is set to fund six extramural medical centers to help identify the causes of so-termed "mysterious diseases."
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Irish rugby players have exceptional guts

Various reports have indicated that exercise and diet impact gut microbial diversity. A new study of Irish rugby players shows that the gut bacteria of athletes are more diverse than other people, and that athletes have a healthier metabolism.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

How clean is your mobile phone?

Princeton - Cell phones are populated with many bacteria and fungi commonly found on users’ hands, according to an alarming new study.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Blacklegged tick carries many pathogens

Those unfortunate enough to be bitten by a blacklegged tick have a higher-than-expected chance of being exposed to more than one pathogen at the same time.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

Light ahead in fight against degenerative blindness

Paris - Once doomed to a life of darkness, dozens of people stricken by retinal diseases are rediscovering a world of light as scientists push ahead on cures for blindness.
In the Media by Olivier Thibault (AFP) - 1 comment

Gene editing uses HIV virus to fight disease

A new technology has been developed that uses the HIV virus as a weapon against hereditary infection. In the longer term it will also fight HIV infection say the researchers.
In the Media by Sarah Curran Ragan - 1 comment

10 surprising causes of dental cavities Special

Dr. Steinberg, a leading U.S. dentist has contacted Digital Journal with 10 interesting and surprising, facts about dental cavities.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Conditions masquerading as fat and obesity Special

Diet and exercise normally proves effective for weight loss. However, a leading medic asks what if you’ve tried it all and the pounds still continue to pile? Dr. Amron says someone may be suffering from one of several diseases masquerading as obesity.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

New insight into lethal infections

The way bacteria exploit human proteins during infections has been the subject of new research. Scientists studied how the MRSA bacterium attaches to two proteins found in human blood to spread infection.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Human metabolism mapped

Scientists have unveiled the most comprehensive atlas of genes underlying human metabolic pathways. This is in order to understand better, and treat, various metabolic diseases.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Frog skin offers disease clues

A simple sample of the protective mucus layer that coats a frog's skin can now be analyzed to determine how susceptible the frog is to disease, according to new research.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

MERS hits US where it could hurt most

MERS, the often fatal Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, has just struck the United States for the second time. And it has struck in a place that may be one of the most vulnerable--Florida.
In the Media by Sandy Dechert - 2 comments

Does sleep help you fight diseases?

When you get sick, does it help to get some extra sleep? By looking at fruit flies, researchers have shown that sleep enhances immune system response and recovery to infection.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Scientists create Black Death family tree

Scientists have constructed the first view of the Black Death bacterium's entire family tree. The analysis shows how some family members evolve to become harmful.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Aspirin halves colon cancer risk — if you have certain gene

Washington - Aspirin can reduce the risk of colon cancer by half, but only in people who carry high levels of a specific type of gene, a study released Wednesday found.
In the Media by AFP

New centre to study Huntington's Disease Special

Atlanta - Two new comprehensive, multidisciplinary centers to study Huntington's Disease have opened. The centers focus on care, education and research. Digital Journal has found out more about the project.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Aspirin halves colon cancer risk -- if you have certain gene

Washington - Aspirin can reduce the risk of colon cancer by half, but only in people who carry high levels of a specific type of gene, a study released Wednesday found.
In the Media by AFP

Mali free of deadly Ebola epidemic: govt

Bamako - Mali said on Tuesday it was clear of the Ebola epidemic suspected to be behind around 130 deaths this year in Guinea and Liberia.
In the Media by AFP
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