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Latest Cryptococcus neoformans Stories

2014-06-12 23:02:20

Fungal Protein Found to Cross Blood-brain Barrier (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 In a remarkable series of experiments on a fungus that causes cryptococcal meningitis,

2013-08-27 12:35:20

HIV-infected people who carry a gene for a specific protein face a 20-fold greater risk of contracting cryptococcal disease.

2012-07-26 01:15:05

New research conducted by biologists at Texas A&M University suggests that ZOLOFT®, one of the most widely prescribed antidepressants in the world, also packs a potential preventative bonus — potent mechanisms capable of inhibiting deadly fungal infections.

2011-05-03 13:43:41

New research has shed light on the origins of a fungal infection which is one of the major causes of death from AIDS-related illnesses.

2011-03-02 21:39:07

New research, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has shown that nematode worms have to trade-off resistance to different diseases, gaining resistance to one microbe at the expense of becoming more vulnerable to another.

2010-11-15 13:51:27

Pathogenic fungi have been found to protect themselves against unwanted genetic mutations during sexual reproduction.

2010-05-20 10:35:58

New research shows that nearly 1 in 5 cases of infection with the potentially deadly fungus Cryptococcus neoformans are caused by not one but multiple strains of the pathogen.

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2009-06-16 07:50:00

Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have identified cells in blood that predict which HIV-positive individuals are most likely to develop deadly fungal meningitis.


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