U.S. flu hospitalization rate this season was about 52 hospitalizations per 100,000 people.
Gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the HIV virus that infects humans.
Think you have the flu? If you're over 30, chances are you don't.
Researchers have found encouraging results in tests on monkeys of a new gene therapy strategy that leaves HIV unable to replicate. It's still early, but the treatment at least offers hope in science's duel with the virus.
Parasites resistant to the frontline malaria drug have spread westward from southeast Asia to just short of the Indian border.
With the recent measles outbreak linked to a certain famous mouse's home turf in California, the spotlight has been thrown back onto a disease that was thought largely eradicated in the United States.
The map reveals exactly which proteins are special to organs, and which ones are common across all tissues in the body.
Ready for this? Our DNA contains more than 100,000 pieces of virus DNA. They might even be responsible for our super-charged homo sapien brains, so it's not as icky as it all sounds.
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