Infectious Diseases



TB vaccine helps treat Type 1 diabetes

Tuberculosis treatment faces drop-outs test in Mumbai

A new way to make bacteria glow could simplify TB screening

Simple Blood-Based PCR Test Can Predict Progression to Tuberculosis

How to test an elephant for TB

New TB screening methods cut deaths in people with HIV

Type 1 diabetes: tuberculosis vaccine could offer “major advancement” in treatment

New study observes tuberculosis bacteria attacking antibiotics

Duke researchers find new use for failed cancer drug in fighting tuberculosis

New tuberculosis test cuts diagnosis time from months to hours

Sequencing Studies Show How Tuberculosis Moved With Humans, Adapted to Treatments


Experts for treating lymphatic filariasis through research

Maharashtra: New treatment strategy to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis


Scientists trace 2002 Sars virus to colony of cave-dwelling bats in China

Bat cave study sheds new light on origin of SARS virus

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Coronavirus ORF8 Protein Is Acquired from SARS-Related Coronavirus from Greater Horseshoe Bats through Recombination

Inhibition of NF-κB-Mediated Inflammation in Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-Infected Mice Increases Survival


Study: Leptospirosis Spread by Cattle, Not Just Rats

Study finds cattle as possible source of human leptospirosis in Africa

Leptospirosis Spread by Rats is Infecting Dogs on Upper West Side, Veterinarian Says

Avian Flu

Research: Genome-based approach detects avian flu outbreaks

Swine Flu

Rajasthan on Swine Flu alert: 6 symptoms of Swine Flu you shouldn't ignore

Free swine flu vaccine plan covers more ‘at risk’ groups

Mutant H1N1 strain causes swine flu in summer


Early warning system to predict dengue possible by mining data: Study

Dengue vaccine increases risk of severe infection

Dengue: Investigating antibodies to identify at-risk individuals

Dengue takes low and slow approach to replication


How chikungunya virus causes arthritis pain decoded

Scientists in India develop a biosensor technique to detect the chikungunya virus

Molecules that can treat Chikungunya identified

NIH-funded researchers identify target for chikungunya treatment

Indian researchers identify molecule that could combat chikungunya

Traditional Medicine


Medical Tourism