New ancient DNA detective work may have revealed the origins of the Irish potato famine pathogen. Researchers have discovered that the fungus-like organism originated in South America.
Scientists have detailed the first-ever successful elimination of a fata chytrid fungus in a wild amphibian, which could be huge when fighting the devastating disease.
Lewy Body dementia (LBD) is the second-most-common degenerative disease following Alzheimer's--affecting over 1.3 million Americans. Patients suffering from the health issue typically suffer from loss of mobility, cognitive function and other other issues. In fact, you've probably seen the topic in ...
After nearly 100 years, scarlet fever may be making a comeback. Scientists have used genome sequencing techniques to investigate a rise in the incidence of this childhood disease.
It's occasional gorging like this that increasing the risk of metabolic disease, according to a recent study.
There is no known cure for Alzheimer's disease--the most common form of dementia. Yet certain lifestyle changes could help to reduce risk, according to recent findings published in Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders.
A recent study found that early diagnosis for liver disease among children is essential in survival of the disease.
Could a malaria protein work as a weapon against cancer?
Researchers may be able to predict the risks of certain pediatric-onset autoimmune diseases sooner, according to a recent study.
There may be a link between disease and climate change. Scientists have found that the epidemics of dengue are lined to high temperatures brought by the El Niño weather system.
Scientists have found that the soft palate, which is the soft tissue at the back of the roof of your mouth, plays a key role in viruses' ability to travel through the air from one person to another.