E. coli is a common type of bacteria that can lead to serious health issues. Take this quiz to test your bacteria knowledge and learn about healthy forms of bacteria.
While there seems to be widespread belief that poverty is perpetuated by poor intelligence in underdeveloped countries, researchers have found the exact opposite: infectious diseases that are rampant in poverty-stricken nations actively contribute to poor intelligence. See more »
German authorities are scrambling to unravel the mystery of one of the more deadly e. coli outbreaks we've seen in recent history. The outbreak has already killed 22 and hospitalized 2,200. See more »
I always knew there was something special about bananas. As it turns out, a strong new inhibitor of HIV derived from bananas may pave the way to new treatments to prevent sexual transmission of HIV, according to a newly published study from the University of Michigan Medical School. See more »