Researchers found in a new study that four deer fly species now occur in more states and counties across the United States. The blood-sucking parasites carry pathogens that can be transmitted through bites.
Animals June 2, 2019
First-of-its-kind research determined whether outdoor access is a significant risk factor for parasitic infection in domestic pet cats. It turned out that cats are more risk of contracting diseases when they are outdoors.
Animals April 20, 2019
The quintessential bathtime toy comes with a very dirty secret, it is covered in bacteria, according to a new study. Scientists discovered that 4 out of 5 rubber ducks contained pathogenic bacteria.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2018
Citing safety concerns, FedEx will no longer be accepting potential bioterror pathogens in its shipments, drastically reducing shipping options for research labs.
July 31, 2015
HIV is far from being eradicated but there is good news in knowing it has become less potent, leading to less new infections which make it a bit easier to manage the virus.
Life December 3, 2014
Survey of rats in New York City reveals wide range of bacteria and pathogens which could be risks to humans. Some pathogens discovered were unknown to science, researchers say.
Healthy Living/Wellness October 15, 2014
Some tattoo inks have been recalled as a result of bacterial infection. The FDA warns consumers to inspect their tattoo inks before doing an in-home tattoo or getting one done.
Life August 7, 2014