Most of us take prescription drugs: if all goes well, the drug works for you as it's supposed to. But there's no drug that works the same for everyone without any risks or side effects. Learn about some of the scariest ones.
Wondeful animation that shows you how viruses trick healthy cells to join the dark side.
10 of the world's deadliest diseases and why they might wipe us out yet.
Take a look at 10 of the worst epidemics to ever plague Mankind and how each disease works.
Learn about this so-often neglected infectious disease and how it is a real threat for many people.
Learn how cholera kills by dehydration.
Learn how cholera can be treated succesfully.
The latest news on microbiology.
Fighting Infectious Diseases
It's the only disease that humankind has successfully wiped out - and the eradication of smallpox was brought about by Edward Jenner.
Learn all the efforts required to make a new vaccine against a virus and why it takes six months from start to finish.
Learn how the immune system's phagocytes can destroy invader microorganisms.
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How much do you know about the dangers that threaten the heart, and what can you do to keep it healthy? Take this quiz to find out.