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New Tuberculosis Blood Test in Children is Reliable and Highly Specific

A new blood test provides a fast and accurate tool to diagnose tuberculosis in children, a new proof-of-concept study shows. The newly developed test More...

Environment and Health Experts Commit to Actions on Climate Change

More than 500 delegates to the EcoHealth 2014 conference have issued a call to action to urgently and collaboratively address the impacts of climate More...

Seals Introduced Tuberculosis to the New World

Seals carried tuberculosis from Africa to the Peruvian coast a new study in the journal 'nature' shows. Scientists including Mireia Coscollá Devís More...

New insight into the survival and transmission strategy of malaria parasites

Malaria parasites exploit the function of the well-known epigenetic regulator HP1 to promote their survival and transmission between human hosts, a More...

Swiss TPH appointed as «WHO Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology and Control of Helminth Infections»

Parasitic worms (helminths) deserve our attention. Indeed, more than half of the world’s population is at risk of having one, and many people suffer More...