Fungus Attacking Dogs In Chicago

'Chicago Disease' Worse This Year As Area Canines Face Fungal Attack

By | Sat, 06/22/2013 - 13:29

Exposure by dogs to blastomycosis, a fungal infection, were worse than average this year in the Chicago area, veterinarians say.

How To Avoid Fungal Infections During Summer

How To Avoid Fungal Infections During Summer

By | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 13:21

Warmth and dampness create ideal environments for fungus. Learn how to keep your feet and skin free from fungal infection this summer.

Ireland's Potato Famine, Decoded

Decoded: Irish Potato Famine Caused By Fungus-Like Pathogen

By | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 00:17

Researchers sequenced the genome of the plant and pathogen at the center of the Irish Potato Famine, which killed one million people between 1845 and 1852.

Prison bars

Valley Fever Threatens Thousands of California Inmates

By | Thu, 05/02/2013 - 10:59

A federal official has ordered the state of California to stop housing inmates at two prisons where dozens have died of a fungal infection.

Valley Fever

Coccidioidomycosis Symptoms: Valley Fever Fungus Infection on the Rise in Southwest United States

By | Fri, 03/29/2013 - 21:20

San Joaquin Valley Fever, or coccidioidomycosis, is a fungus infection that’s on the rise in California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. What are the symptoms to look out for?

bed bug

Scientists Perform 'Germ Warfare' on Bedbugs With Fungus More Effective Than Pesticides

By | Fri, 11/23/2012 - 10:47

Researchers found that we may be able to rid of the insects for good - and without the use of pesticides.