Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-12-28 New findings clarify the role of NOD2, a key molecular player in Crohn's Disease 0 None
2004-12-28 AIDS breakthrough - vaccine strengthens the body’s immune system againts HIV 0 None
2004-12-28 Is open source the answer for finding cures for tropical diseases? 0 None
2004-12-27 Norovirus still at Christchurch Hospital 0 None
2004-12-23 Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Units (VTEUs) supply the nurse power necessary to beat back or altogether prevent infectious disease 0 None
2004-12-21 Theory that could help to cure diseases including cancer 0 5
2004-12-21 New compound Viprovex could save millions 0 None
2004-12-21 The burgeoning Indian AIDS epidemic 0 None
2004-12-20 Youki spray halts the spread of superbug MRSA bacterium 0 None
2004-12-20 Framework responding to the growing need for guidance on HIV and AIDS in African communities 0 None
2004-12-20 Risk of tuberculosis infection doubles within one year of HIV infection 0 None
2004-12-16 Key advance in understanding the proteins and mechanisms involved in the spread of Lyme Disease 0 None
2004-12-14 Vaccinating mice against Lyme disease could help reduce the risk of transmission of the disease to humans 0 None
2004-12-13 Start today of human tests for a preventive vaccine against the respiratory disease SARS 0 None
2004-12-13 Britain pledges four million doses of smallpox vaccine to a new global stockpile 0 None
2004-12-13 Molecular Achilles heel in the organism that causes pneumonia 0 None
2004-12-13 Targeted screening of high-risk groups for genital herpes may prevent disease transmission 0 None
2004-12-08 Discovery of key immune system molecules that helps determine how effectively a person resists HIV infection 0 5
2004-12-06 New clues in understanding why group A streptococci (GAS) has a range of bacterial afflictions in humans 0 None
2004-12-06 New advances in sickle cell disease 0 4
2004-12-06 Health Protection Agency is reminding travellers about the importance of protecting themselves against malaria when travelling 0 None
2004-12-06 Next-generation therapeutics with the potential to successfully treat Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2004-12-04 New and revealing portrait of Yersinia pestis emerges 0 None
2004-12-04 More than 11 million children in developing countries die every year from preventable illness 0 4
2004-12-04 Medicines used to treat parasitic infections have much wider benefits than was previously thought 0 2
2004-12-04 Human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) 0 3.4
2004-12-04 Pennsylvania confirms first influenza case 0 None
2004-12-03 Animal model helps explain how AIDS virus spreads throughout the body following oral exposure 0 None
2004-12-01 Rates of HIV/AIDS diagnoses steady in the U.S 0 None
2004-12-01 Call for new focus on women and HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean 0 None
2004-11-29 Anti-bird flu contingency measures for Hong Kong 0 None
2004-11-29 Scientists warn of urban malaria in Africa and South East Asia 0 None
2004-11-29 Joint collaboration to fight avian influenza 0 None
2004-11-29 SARS outbreak unlikely according to World Health Organization 0 None
2004-11-29 Salmonella pathogen uses molecular hydrogen to grow and become virulent 0 2
2004-11-29 One in five women with HIV in the United States has no health insurance 0 None
2004-11-29 53,000 adults living with HIV/AIDS in the UK 0 None
2004-11-29 Health risks of goat milk and derived products with regards to BSE/TSE 0 None
2004-11-29 Rigour and Vigour Conference: Directions in HIV Prevention 0 None
2004-11-29 Moldova making progress in fight against HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis 0 None
2004-11-23 Women now making up nearly half of the 37.2 million adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV worldwide 0 None
2004-11-20 Canadian measures to enhance BSE surveillance 0 None
2004-11-20 Pyramid sampling method to be used to track HIV-risk behavior among drug users in 25 cities 0 None
2004-11-19 $10.4 million to provide support for HIV/AIDS research in Peru, Thailand, Cambodia and Russia 0 None
2004-11-18 Parainfluenza virus found in Hong Kong patients 0 None
2004-11-18 American Meat Institute says U.S. beef is safe 0 None
2004-11-18 Statement from U.S. Department of Agriculture on an inconclusive BSE test result 0 None
2004-11-18 Evidence of exposure to a monkey virus possibly related to cancer has been found in the blood of North American zoo workers 0 None
2004-11-18 Low-cost antibiotic co-trimoxazole should be given to all children with HIV in developing countries 0 None
2004-11-16 Computer models to combat the H5N1 strain of the bird influenza virus 0 None
2004-11-16 Hong Kong hospital activates infectious disease procedures 0 None
2004-11-14 Research opens up new avenues to diagnosis and treat Lyme disease 0 None
2004-11-14 Hep C and HIV among injecting drug users in London are higher than expected 0 None
2004-11-11 Hospital admissions for diabetes on the rise 0 None
2004-11-11 Ireland is reporting its first case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease 0 None
2004-11-11 Important advance in understanding the structure of phage viruses 0 None
2004-11-10 Domestic ducks could pose new avian Influenza threat 0 None
2004-11-10 Nanogen announces clinical diagnostic to simultaneously detect multiple respiratory viruses 0 None
2004-11-09 Sharply increased demand for artemether-lumefantrine, used to treat malaria, is likely to result in a shortage 0 None
2004-11-08 Infection rates from MRSA superbug will be halved by 2008, according to Health Secretary John Reid 0 None
2004-11-05 Turf burns and body shaving responsible for the spread of a bacterial skin infection among football players 0 None
2004-11-05 Britain should adopt universal hepatitis B immunisation 0 None
2004-11-04 Vaccine contributions to health highlighted at PAHO meeting 0 None
2004-11-04 Hong Kong reports case of H5N1 in dead bird 0 None
2004-11-04 Researchers identify biomarkers that could lead to more accurate diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus 0 None
2004-11-04 Mumps cases amongst young adults continue to increase 0 None
2004-11-03 Mad cow disease prions can be removed from blood 0 None
2004-11-01 $73 million to tackle infectious diseases such as West Nile virus and influenza 0 None
2004-11-01 Program triples hepatitis B vaccination rates in targeted regions of rural China 0 None
2004-11-01 Domestic ducks may have acquired role in the transmission of H5N1 to other poultry and humans 0 None
2004-11-01 Suspected case of Japanese encephalitis in Hong Kong 0 None
2004-11-01 More to MRSA infection than just exposure to antibiotics 0 None
2004-10-26 A radical change is needed in the way TB is tackled globally 0 None
2004-10-25 Researchers investigate whether simian foamy virus can be transmitted through blood transfusion 0 None
2004-10-25 Three additional human cases of West Nile virus in Mississippi 0 None
2004-10-25 Insects implicated in the evolution of new human infectious diseases 0 None
2004-10-25 New understanding of how poxviruses jump from species to species 0 None
2004-10-24 Human primitive spinal cord cells may delay symptoms and paralysis associated with Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2004-10-22 Detecting diseases with no more to work with than a drop of blood 0 None
2004-10-22 Microcrustaceans defeat dengue fever 0 None
2004-10-21 Bactericidal (bacteria-killing) versus bacteriostatic (bacteria-inhibiting) drugs for treating infections 2 2.9
2004-10-21 The attitude towards MRSA in the United Kingdom is a case of shutting the gate after the horse has bolted 0 None
2004-10-18 The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori is high among patients about to undergo weight loss surgery 0 4
2004-10-16 EU to spend €188 million tackling animal diseases such as BSE 0 None
2004-10-16 Significant steps to fight a deadly childhood muscle cancer 0 None
2004-10-16 Malaria vaccine candidate looks extremely promising 0 None
2004-10-13 PAHO reports on the care and treatment of people with HIV in the Americas 0 None
2004-10-13 New Jersey to receive additional flu vaccine 0 None
2004-10-13 Wisconsin has identified its first laboratory confirmed case of influenza this season 0 None
2004-10-13 SARS survivor to share his personal and professional experience of SARS 0 None
2004-10-13 Infections among injecting drug users are a growing public health concern in the UK 0 None
2004-10-13 Discovery of compound that renders the MRSA superbug vulnerable to antibiotics 0 None
2004-10-12 New study offers rare glimpse of how the smallpox virus attacks its victims 0 None
2004-10-12 Food safety regulators meet in global effort to reduce the more than 2 billion cases of foodborne illness 0 None
2004-10-12 New Canadian Quarantine Act aims to prevent the introduction and spread of communicable diseases 0 None
2004-10-11 Global effort to relieve chronic pain 0 None
2004-10-08 Discovery of a central memory form of helper T cells that can offer immunity to leishmaniasis 0 None
2004-10-08 Researchers have found a starting point to establishing the genetic basis for sinus disease 0 None
2004-10-07 Britain's Chief Medical Officer has announced new measures to tackle and eliminate tuberculosis in Britain 0 None
2004-10-06 Understanding how microbes in the gut interact with the body could lead to new a understanding and novel treatments for diseases 0 None
2004-10-06 Another enterovirus 71 case confirmed in Hong Kong 0 None
2004-10-06 Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family 0 3.8
2004-10-05 Expert says it is unlikely bird flu will reach Canada 0 None
2004-10-05 Health Protection Agency investigates national outbreak of salmonella 0 None
2004-10-05 Health expert has hails Hong Kong's work to fight SARS both locally and overseas 0 None
2004-10-05 Thailand's Ministry of Public Health has today confirmed a further case of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza 0 None
2004-10-04 New statement published on nonmalignant diseases related to asbestos exposure 0 None
2004-10-04 UK measles cases at relatively low levels 0 None
2004-09-30 Additional measures to prevent H5 avian influenza in view of the recent situation in Southeast Asia 0 None
2004-09-30 Berkeley searches for AIDS cure in a Samoan indigenous tree 0 None
2004-09-30 Drug-resistant bacteria increasingly causing infections in healthy people 0 None
2004-09-30 Each year, between 25 million and 50 million Americans will suffer with the flu 0 None
2004-09-29 Scientists discover a record number of proteins for the highly infectious and stealthy human cytomegalovirus 0 None
2004-09-29 Women aged 16 to 19 are 43% more likely to test positive for Chlamydia than women in their early twenties 0 None
2004-09-28 West Nile virus detected in blood donor 0 None
2004-09-28 Researchers have decoded the genome of Legionella pneumophila, the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires' disease 0 None
2004-09-28 Hong Kong health commitment pledged in Sweden 0 None
2004-09-28 Outbreak of whooping cough in South Australia 0 None
2004-09-28 Two new cases of leptospirosis confirmed in Hong Kong 0 None
2004-09-27 Hong Kong influenza vaccination to start November 0 None
2004-09-26 Contrary to popular belief, epidemics do not occur spontaneously after a natural disaster 0 None
2004-09-26 Five new human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Mississippi 0 None
2004-09-23 Lassa Fever, not seen in US for 15 years re-emerges 0 None
2004-09-22 Steps to minimise the risk of onward transmission of vCJD 0 None
2004-09-20 Imperative that strategies to control tuberculosis include measures to treat individuals with MDR disease 0 None
2004-09-20 Global health is recurrently being threatened by new and re-emerging infectious diseases 0 None
2004-09-20 Liver cancer, cirrhosis of the liver and other diseases related to hepatitis B infection will continue to increase 0 None
2004-09-17 Neck surgeons brush up on West Nile virus 0 None
2004-09-17 Crohn’s disease may be caused by same bacterium that causes Paratuberculosis or Johne’s disease in cattle, sheep, and goats 0 5
2004-09-16 Urgent measures need to be taken to protect the public from contaminated blood transfusions 0 None
2004-09-16 WHO urges Member States to act now to avoid a major HIV/AIDS epidemic 0 None
2004-09-16 A new vector of malaria in Africa called Oveng form 0 None
2004-09-16 WHO calls for effective partnerships to tackle zoonoses 0 None
2004-09-16 New diagnostic tests for bird flu 0 None
2004-09-16 Severe infections with flesh-eating bacteria are considerably more common than expected 0 None
2004-09-14 Bush AIDS plan is using expensive, brand name drugs, rather than keeping its promise to use the lowest cost drugs available 0 None
2004-09-14 WHO calls enhanced preparedness for SARS and avian influenza 0 None
2004-09-14 New insights into the international burden of malaria 0 None
2004-09-14 Serious concerns about spa pools and jacuzzis being a cause of Legionnaires’ disease 0 None
2004-09-13 One of Australia's largest hospitals has suspected case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease 0 None
2004-09-13 Growing global threat from avian influenza 0 None
2004-09-12 World Health Organisation's strategy to control the worldwide rise of tuberculosis has not worked 0 None
2004-09-10 Enterovirus-71 case confirmed in Hong Kong 0 None
2004-09-10 Early success of the meningococcal B immunisation programme celebrated 0 None
2004-09-10 John Reid has announced further developments concerning variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease 0 None
2004-09-09 Secrecy and silence clouds the true picture of AIDS related deaths among doctors in South Africa 0 None
2004-09-08 Health claim for omega-3 fatty acids should help consumers reduce risk of coronary heart disease 0 None
2004-09-08 50 year old frozen smallpox vaccines are nearly 100 percent effective 0 None
2004-09-08 Scientists have traced the first steps in the way some new diseases emerge 0 None
2004-09-07 Sinovac completes dosing in phase 1 human clinical testing of SARS vaccine 0 None
2004-09-05 Generic tritherapy can be used as a basic treatment for AIDS 0 None
2004-09-05 Widely used antimalarial drug exhibits antiviral activity against the SARS 0 None
2004-09-04 Bird flu has jumped species barrier to cats 0 None
2004-09-04 Researchers unravel genetic makeup of ticks to tackle disease 0 None
2004-09-04 Researchers make discoveries on West Nile virus, monkeypox, and yellow fever 0 None
2004-09-02 Indiana State health officials report West Nile virus detected in blood donation 0 None
2004-09-02 World needs to commit more resources to treat people infected with HIV 0 None
2004-09-01 Infectious disease registers could help detect emerging infections in tourist destinations 0 None
2004-09-01 More women and adolescents needed in HIV vaccine clinical trials 0 None
2004-08-30 Major trends in AIDS research that the different research teams throughout the world are pursuing 0 None
2004-08-30 Interim data from human clinical trials of two AIDS vaccine candidates, named DNA.HIVA and MVA.HIVA 0 None
2004-08-30 Call for increased political and financial commitment to the development of preventive and therapeutic AIDS vaccines 0 None
2004-08-29 Rabies case in South-West France 0 None
2004-08-26 1722 cases of malaria reported in the UK 0 None
2004-08-26 Inevitable that H5N1 avian influenza viruses will be detected in pigs 0 None
2004-08-25 Day care or nursery school attendance may reduce risk of developing Hodgkin's disease 0 None
2004-08-25 West Nile Virus found in Alberta 0 None
2004-08-25 Australian research giant begins trial of avian influenza vaccine 0 None
2004-08-23 Los Angeles County Health Department confirms third West Nile virus victim 0 None
2004-08-23 New information about how HIV evades eradication from the body 0 None
2004-08-22 Up-to-date scientific reports on the geographical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) risk 0 None
2004-08-21 More human cases of West Nile in Kansas 0 None
2004-08-20 Hong Kong suspends bird and poultry imports from Malaysia, after deadly H5 avian influenza was found 0 None
2004-08-20 Manitoba's first human case of West Nile virus infection 0 None
2004-08-20 First probable human case of West Nile virus infection in Indiana 0 None
2004-08-20 Synthetic drug nicknamed Oz is set to become the major weapon in the fight against multi-drug resistant malaria 0 None
2004-08-20 Large percentage of child deaths related to malaria are attributable to undernutrition and deficiencies 0 None
2004-08-18 60 percent of people with Crohn's disease have required surgery within the past five years 0 None
2004-08-18 Organ transplant recipients infected with West Nile virus develop more severe neurological illness 0 None
2004-08-18 Exposure to natural and man-made substances in the environment accounts for at least two-thirds of all the cases of cancer in the U.S. 0 None
2004-08-17 2004 AIDS Vaccine Conference has announced it's forthcoming programme 0 None
2004-08-17 Large-scale computer simulations help understand SARS 0 None
2004-08-17 Contract for the production of an investigational vaccine based on an H9N2 strain of avian influenza virus 0 None
2004-08-17 Public scandal - People with Alzheimer’s disease being denied essential drug treatments 0 None
2004-08-17 Iacocca pledges $1 million to the type 1 diabetes cause 0 None
2004-08-17 South Africa will continue providing Nevirapine as monotherapy to mothers and babies 0 None
2004-08-16 Cell biologists may have discovered a new effective therapy for psoriasis 0 None
2004-08-16 Revolutionary new test for identifying people infected with tuberculosis 0 None
2004-08-16 Discovery of new ways to manipulate AIDS virus 0 None
2004-08-15 One of the largest causes of death and disability worldwide 0 None
2004-08-13 MDA opens center for Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2004-08-13 Three recent deaths in Viet Nam were caused by infection with avian influenza 0 None
2004-08-12 Hong Kong seeks details on suspected bird flu cases 0 None
2004-08-11 No adverse side-effects have been observed in clinical trial of SARS vaccine 0 None
2004-08-11 First human cases of West Nile virus in Mississippi 0 None
2004-08-11 Children vaccinated against chickenpox who then contract chickenpox are half as contagious as those who have not been vaccinated 0 None
2004-08-11 Death from locally acquired West Nile Virus within Los Angeles County 0 None
2004-08-11 Significant number of pediatric physicians fail to diagnose Kawasaki disease 0 None
2004-08-11 $5 million to assist Pacific island nations develop and implement country-specific HIV/AIDS prevention 0 None
2004-08-10 WHO tackles the parasitic disease Leishmaniasis in Afghanistan 1 None
2004-08-10 Retinal findings in children with severe forms of malaria appear related to disease outcomes such as prolonged coma and death 0 None
2004-08-09 Susceptibility to vCJD was predicted to increase during childhood, peak during adolescence and decrease sharply afterwards 0 None
2004-08-09 Gravity model applicable to disease spread 0 None
2004-08-09 Correlation between HCV viral load and severity of liver disease 0 None
2004-08-07 People living with HIV in rural communities may face different barriers to taking proper care of themselves 0 2.5
2004-08-06 Bush administration is depriving millions access to life-saving generic drugs 0 None
2004-08-06 Ontario's first probable human case of West Nile virus 0 None
2004-08-05 Second case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease infection that was probably caused by blood transfusion 0 None
2004-08-05 Current estimates have cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounting for 17 million deaths annually 0 None
2004-08-05 Growing crisis of antibiotic-resistant bacteria 0 None
2004-08-03 How to avoid MRSA infection 0 4
2004-08-03 Clinical trial established that two drugs, levodopa and pramipexole, are both viable initial treatments for Parkinson's disease 0 None
2004-08-03 British Government’s failure to publish the long-promised TB Action Plan 0 None
2004-08-02 Mining giant Rio Tinto has developed and implemented a global HIV/AIDS strategy 0 None
2004-08-02 Determining the age of female mosquitoes may be crucial to halting the spread of diseases like malaria 0 None
2004-08-02 College freshmen, beware of dorm diseases 0 None
2004-08-02 Inexpensive generic three-in-one fixed-dose combination pill taken twice a day has helped HIV/AIDS patients in Uganda 0 None
2004-08-02 Rate of TB in China has fallen substantially since the introduction of the TB control strategy 0 None
2004-08-02 Negative side effects of iron for people with kidney disease 0 None
2004-07-31 West Nile Virus found in Toronto 0 None
2004-07-29 Arizona human cases of West Nile virus reach 232 0 None
2004-07-29 China has 1.4 million new cases of tuberculosis every year - more than any country except India 0 None
2004-07-29 Final push towards elimination of Leprosy 0 None
2004-07-29 Diseases are being neglected in wake of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria 0 None
2004-07-29 Breakthrough discovery on Leishmaniasis, world's most deadly tropical diseases 0 1
2004-07-28 Distinct types of leg symptoms reported by patients with (PAD) peripheral arterial disease 1 None
2004-07-27 New diagnoses of STIs increased by four per cent from 678,709 in 2002 to 708,083 0 None
2004-07-27 British Government needs to get its act together to tackle the soaring rates of sexually transmitted infections 0 None
2004-07-26 California's first human death from West Nile virus (WNV) 0 None
2004-07-26 Latin America still not faced a large-scale AIDS epidemic 0 None
2004-07-26 First human case of West Nile virus in Pennsylvania this year 0 None
2004-07-23 $1.6 million to develop gene therapy strategies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal, childhood-onset disease 0 None
2004-07-23 Malaria mortality rate in Africa and Asia could double in a few decades as the drug used most frequently is rendered useless 0 None
2004-07-23 New DNA microarray to speed bone disease research 0 None
2004-07-23 New precautionary measures against the possible risk of transmission of variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease 0 None
2004-07-23 Young holidaymaker's traveling overseas face serious health issues from casual sex 0 None
2004-07-22 Effects of Huntington's disease mutation more complex than originally thought 0 None
2004-07-22 Researchers discover how world’s most serous tropical diseases - Leishmaniasis is spread 0 None
2004-07-21 Computer modeling method for mapping the evolution of the influenza virus 0 None
2004-07-21 Illinois bill that allows people with HIV to donate organs to other people who are HIV-positive 0 None
2004-07-21 New book predicts a "vaccine century" 0 None
2004-07-21 Regional initiative targets syphilis 0 None
2004-07-21 Vaccination Week reached 40 Million in 35 countries 0 None
2004-07-20 What are the chances of an individual in Britain contracting HIV or developing AIDS? 0 None
2004-07-19 West Nile Virus in South Dakota 0 None
2004-07-19 Virginia mans dies from Hantavirus disease 0 None
2004-07-19 CancerVax may increase the survival of patients with advanced stage non-small-cell lung cancer 0 None
2004-07-19 The best way to avoid infection from mosquito bites is to flick not squash 0 None
2004-07-19 Culling wild birds won't help battle agianst H5N1 avian influenza strain 0 None
2004-07-17 Two-thirds of the nearly 40 million people living with HIV today are workers 0 None
2004-07-17 Increase in the number of urinary tract infections and cases of blood poisoning caused by strains of E. coli 0 None
2004-07-17 AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Abbott Laboratories have agreed to work together on enhanced AIDS prevention 0 None
2004-07-17 Outreach boosts disease prevention at U.S./Mexico border 0 None
2004-07-17 Sonia Gandhi and Nelson Mandela urge world leaders to make stronger efforts to reduce the stigma that surrounds HIV/AIDS 0 None
2004-07-17 UNAIDS India has launched a new website on HIV/AIDS in India 0 None
2004-07-16 Arizona human cases of West Nile virus reach 114 0 None
2004-07-15 U.S. led initiative will provide small business loans to support people with AIDS 0 None
2004-07-15 Research team developing new defenses against plague and smallpox 0 None
2004-07-15 International pharmaceutical industries and governments are failing to develop and produce AIDS medicines 0 None
2004-07-15 Expansion of clinical trial of an experimental West Nile virus (WNV) treatment 0 None
2004-07-15 Reports of MRSA have increased by 3.6% in England over the last year 0 None
2004-07-15 Two out of three survivors of childhood cancer have at least one chronic or late-occurring health problem following their cancer therapy 0 None
2004-07-15 Action against HIV/AIDS that does not confront gender inequality is doomed to failure 0 None
2004-07-15 Some physicians express a sense of fatalism about HIV prevention 0 None
2004-07-15 Latest findings on HIV pathogenesis at AIDS Conference in Bangkok 0 None
2004-07-13 Priorities on dealing with the big 3 infectious diseases - HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria 0 None
2004-07-13 Drugs and crime are important, yet often neglected factors in the evolution of the HIV/AIDS pandemic 0 None
2004-07-13 Vermont Department of Health reports that a Chittenden County toddler died over the weekend from meningococcal disease 0 None
2004-07-13 36.5 million people of working age have HIV 0 None
2004-07-13 How HIV/AIDS treatment can best be combined with community-based care in some of the poorest areas of sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2004-07-13 Unprecedented opportunity exists for leaders to act now to protect their citizens from AIDS 0 None
2004-07-12 Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has caused a major divide among participants of the AIDS Conference in Thailand 0 None
2004-07-12 Kofi Annan says, overall countries are simply not doing well enough in the battle against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2004-07-12 Australia's fight against drug abuse recognised by the Indonesian Government 0 None
2004-07-12 Australia takes lead on looming HIV/AIDS epidemic by doubling funding 0 None
2004-07-12 HIV patients treated with antiretroviral therapy early after infection do test negative 0 None
2004-07-11 Hong Kong delegation will give several presentations including clinical research on AIDS 0 None
2004-07-11 Increasing levels of growth hormone may be an effective treatment for HIV lipodystrophy 0 None
2004-07-11 Average cost for providing primary care to an HIV-infected patient is $30 USD per visit 0 None
2004-07-11 Action needed to reverse a growing HIV epidemic in Asia 0 None
2004-07-11 World Bank has approved a US$68 million credit to the Indian government for the Integrated Disease Surveillance project 0 None
2004-07-11 Widespread prenatal HIV screening and use of antiretroviral drugs in pregnant HIV-infected women is needed 0 None
2004-07-11 A better understanding of STD prevention among African American girls is needed to reduce rates of HIV/AIDS infection 0 None
2004-07-10 The case of a high school student in King County who died this week of meningococcal disease has created public concern 0 None
2004-07-10 Cheap AIDS drugs may help prevent HIV in babies in Thailand 0 None
2004-07-10 New rotavirus vaccines could reduce mortality from the disease by up to 60 percent 0 None
2004-07-10 Avian influenza virus is still present in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam 0 None
2004-07-10 HHS strengthen safeguards against mad cow disease 0 None
2004-07-10 Forcing people with HIV to face waiting lists for medical appointments and medications is no way to balance budgets 0 None
2004-07-09 147 people in Texas will need to receive post-exposure rabies prevention treatment 0 None
2004-07-09 AIDS toll in African heartland isn’t always what people think 0 None
2004-07-09 Emerging infectious diseases will continue to confront society in unpredictable ways as long as humans and microbes co-exist 0 None
2004-07-09 HHS has announced $6.78 million to develop innovative approaches to provide care for people with Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-07-08 AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AIDS Therapeutic Treatment Now Coalition to unveil ambitious pledge at Bangkok 2004 0 None
2004-07-07 The HIV/AIDS epidemic is taking an increasing and terrifying toll on Africa's women 0 None
2004-07-07 Women now account for half of the people living with HIV worldwide 0 None
2004-07-07 The impact of rotavirus on the world’s children 0 None
2004-07-06 2004 UNAIDS Report - last year 5 million people became infected with HIV 0 None
2004-07-06 Bill Clinton and WHO lend China their support for HIV/AIDS Initiative 0 None
2004-07-05 As humans alter land, infectious diseases follow 0 None
2004-07-05 Third case of Japanese encephalitis reported this year in Hong Kong 0 None
2004-07-05 Statement by the Hong Kong's Director of Health in response to the recent handling of the SARS outbreak 0 None
2004-07-04 100 people in Texas will need to receive post-exposure rabies prevention treatment 0 None
2004-07-03 Inexpensive generic fixed-dose combined therapies appears the most suitable solution for treating AIDS in developing countries 0 None
2004-07-03 Estimates of 5.1 million HIV positive people bring India closer to the South African HIV infected population of 5.3 million people 0 None
2004-07-03 300,000 mad French cows since the 1980's 0 None
2004-07-03 Recent SARS outbreak blamed on lab technician 0 None
2004-07-02 First isolation of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Nassau County 0 None
2004-07-02 Reports of a serious polio outbreak among children in Rogo, Nigeria 0 None
2004-07-02 Rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients 0 None
2004-07-02 How the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is being implemented in four African countries 0 None
2004-07-02 Americans give Russia $34.2 million to help treat and care for people living with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis 0 None
2004-07-02 Fall in the number of confirmed cases of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease 0 None
2004-07-02 Findings into the source of the recent SARS outbreak in Beijing and Anhui Province 0 None
2004-07-02 Sweden funds HIV/AIDS prevention and care in China 0 None
2004-07-02 Access to HIV antiretroviral therapies in the developing world should be a major world health priority 0 None
2004-07-02 19 additional human cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Arizona 0 None
2004-07-01 Computer learning better than traditional counseling when educating injection drug users about HIV/AIDS 0 None
2004-07-01 Relatively little is known about Lupus 0 None
2004-07-01 Celiac disease may affect 3 million Americans, ten times higher than previous estimates 0 None
2004-06-30 Nigeria resuming polio immunization 0 None
2004-06-30 New educational campaign on celiac disease 0 None
2004-06-30 Americans not that bothered by Mad Cow disease 0 None
2004-06-30 Women delay AIDS with vitamins B, C and E 0 None
2004-06-29 Rochester scientists have taken an important step toward creating a vaccine against Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-06-29 First presence of West Nile Virus in Kansas this year 0 None
2004-06-29 Unexplained neurological illness in cattle and sheep – assessing the potential risks to human health 0 None
2004-06-29 Michael J. Fox Foundation funds $2 million to solve midbrain system mysteries 0 None
2004-06-29 Australian biomedical scientists tackle malaria with on-line malaria information resource 0 None
2004-06-29 New Harvard website recommendations could help prevent over half of all chronic disease in the U.S. 0 None
2004-06-29 The EU is contributing €9 million to the “Vigilance against Viral Resistance” (VIRGIL) project 0 None
2004-06-28 Lou Gehrig's disease may be treated or even prevented 0 None
2004-06-28 Meningococcal disease: peak season warning 0 None
2004-06-27 It is imperative for those who are at risk of getting HIV to be tested 0 None
2004-06-26 Bush outlines government actions on HIV/AIDS 0 None
2004-06-25 Mysterious disease that causes the body’s immune system to turn against itself 0 None
2004-06-25 Latin America and the Caribbean lead the developing world in providing HIV/AIDS treatment 0 None
2004-06-24 New risk factors associated with inflammatory bowel disease 0 None
2004-06-24 Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025 0 None
2004-06-23 West and central Africa is on the brink of the largest polio epidemic in recent years 0 None
2004-06-22 2000 Ukrainian patients to receive treatment for HIV/AIDS 0 None
2004-06-22 Testing for the SARS coronavirus by using a patients tear drops 0 None
2004-06-22 Mathematics helps explain meningococcal meningitis outbreaks 0 None
2004-06-22 1 million deaths from malaria per year 1 None
2004-06-21 Embryonic cell implantation improves motor skills in patients with Parkinson's disease 0 None
2004-06-21 Elevated homocysteine levels have been associated with an increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease 0 None
2004-06-21 Secrecy about HIV in Nigerian Navy could be fueling AIDS epidemic 0 None
2004-06-20 SARS, the highly infectious respiratory virus, has been found in tears 0 None
2004-06-20 Cornelia de Lange syndrome gene discovered 0 None
2004-06-20 Washington and Oregon health officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis 0 None
2004-06-20 Lingering outbreak of pertussis in four Chicago-area counties 0 None
2004-06-20 Oxford researchers call for new malaria distribution maps 0 None
2004-06-20 Drug for multiple sclerosis prevented disease development when tested on animal models 0 None
2004-06-20 Ugandans highly knowledgeable about HIV vaccine and willing to participate in future trials 0 None
2004-06-17 Mothers infected with HIV who breast feed risk infecting infants 0 None
2004-06-17 27 per cent of HIV positive gay and bisexual men may not know they are infected 0 None
2004-06-17 Biotech organization receives $1 million form Bill & Melinda Gates 0 None
2004-06-16 Soil-borne disease called allergic fungal sinusitis is on the rise 0 None
2004-06-16 2,332 dengue fever cases reported in Philippines this year 0 1.5
2004-06-16 Obesity must be acknowledged as a disease 0 None
2004-06-15 Cholera outbreak in Cameroon 0 None
2004-06-15 Beef tacos with a side order of Escherichia coli 0 None
2004-06-15 Findings could explain why island populations worldwide are particularly susceptible to disease 0 None
2004-06-15 Latin America and the Caribbean lead the developing world in providing HIV/AIDS treatment 0 None
2004-06-15 African Americans more at risk of kidney disease 0 None
2004-06-15 Expansion of Medicare coverage of positron emission tomography to include some Medicare beneficiaries with suspected Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-06-15 Real-Time Immuno-PCR has the ability to detect HIV infection earlier than all current methods 0 1
2004-06-15 Fruit consumption may protect against age-related maculopathy (ARM) 0 None
2004-06-14 $2.5 billion will be invested in the search for type 1 diabetes cure for over next 5 years 0 None
2004-06-14 Indiana campaign "Get tested for HIV" 0 None
2004-06-14 John Kerry pushes for new cures and treatments for Alzheimer’s 0 None
2004-06-14 West Nile virus prevention 0 None
2004-06-12 Guinea and UNDP step up HIV/AIDS fight 0 None
2004-06-11 Dead birds collected in five northern Illinois counties have tested positive for West Nile virus 0 None
2004-06-11 EU plan to reduce diseases caused by a polluted environment 0 3
2004-06-11 Arizona advisory on tick removal 0 5
2004-06-11 G8 commitment to eradicate polio welcomed 0 None
2004-06-11 WHO welcomes G8 endorsement of the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise 0 None
2004-06-11 Pathogens have the ability to cause late-onset sporadic Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2004-06-11 U.S. team to battle malaria in Peru 0 None
2004-06-11 Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis patients to rally in Washington 0 None
2004-06-11 Australian government to provide free pneumococcal disease vaccinations 0 None
2004-06-10 Common weeds may be better than herbal cousins for preventing and curing a host of diseases 0 None
2004-06-10 Large-scale network to test potential treatments in muscular dystrophy 0 None
2004-06-10 Project aimed at eliminating anthrax as a potential weapon for terrorists 0 None
2004-06-10 Expert to help WHO in Dili, East Timor with tropical diseases 0 None
2004-06-09 Possible new type of zoonose in England 0 None
2004-06-09 New Hampshire begins statewide West Nile virus detection activities 0 None
2004-06-07 Better co-ordination needed to manage chronic diseases 0 None
2004-06-07 HIV infection impairs immunity to malaria in pregnant women 0 None
2004-06-07 New study to determine the effectiveness of a new pediatric screening method for Wilson's disease 0 None
2004-06-05 Americans' risk of getting and dying from cancer continues to decline 0 None
2004-06-05 New advice to doctors on lowering diabetes-heart disease risks 0 None
2004-06-05 Antibiotics given to entire household reduces risk of meningitis 0 None
2004-06-03 Cardiovascular disease is Europe's largest cause of death 0 None
2004-06-03 Cancer rates falling in the US 0 None
2004-06-03 Disease-causing microbes found in baby food 0 None
2004-06-03 Terrence Higgins suggest one in four gay men living with HIV in the UK is unaware of their infection 0 None
2004-06-03 Dire health consequences for millions of people in Darfur, Sudan 0 None
2004-06-02 Ethiopia needs external help fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic 0 None
2004-06-02 West Nile virus found in Illinois crows 0 None
2004-06-02 Malaria, Africa's biggest killer 0 None
2004-06-01 Myth of disease threat posed by dead bodies after natural disasters unfounded 0 None
2004-06-01 Chronic diseases are the largest cause of death in the world 0 None
2004-06-01 West Nile set to explode in summer 2004 0 None
2004-06-01 Gay men casual about HIV 0 None
2004-06-01 New UK HIV infection data 0 None
2004-06-01 Call for Bush Administration to remedy failures on mad cow disease 0 None
2004-05-27 Smoking causes diseases in nearly every organ of the body 0 5
2004-05-27 The Health Protection Agency starts surveillance programme for human cases of West Nile virus infection 0 None
2004-05-27 Cigarette smoking linked to leukemia 0 None
2004-05-27 Update on West Nile virus in Texas 0 None
2004-05-27 Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus re-emerges in Thailand 0 None
2004-05-26 Australian HIV cases have increased 22 per cent over two years 0 None
2004-05-25 Specialists work to overcome Huntington's disease 0 None
2004-05-25 Study indicates the number of people in the UK who could be incubating vCJD 0 None
2004-05-25 $3.5 million grant to develop AIDS vaccinations 0 None
2004-05-25 Data suggests potential target for Alzheimer's disease treatment 0 None
2004-05-25 New findings suggest mammograms may help predict cardiovascular disease 0 None
2004-05-25 International agreement to tackle animal disease outbreaks 0 None
2004-05-25 Animal diseases spreading between countries on the rise 0 None
2004-05-25 Foodborne diseases pose a serious threat to densely populated areas of Asia and the Pacific 0 None
2004-05-24 19 cases, including 4 deaths, of Ebola haemorrhagic fever southern Sudan 0 None
2004-05-24 Among older people, diabetes substantially increases premature deaths 0 None
2004-05-23 China commences first clinical test of SARS vaccine 0 None
2004-05-21 West Nile virus found in Champaign County 0 None
2004-05-21 Clusters of viral meningitis found in two Manhattan schools 0 None
2004-05-21 WHO reports likely Ebola case in Sudan 0 None
2004-05-20 Are we as crazy as mad cows? 0 None
2004-05-20 Antioxidant vitamins A, C and E are unlikely to prevent heart disease and other diseases such as cancer 0 None
2004-05-20 In the wake of the latest SARS outbreak CDC has implemented new system to guide travelers about potential health hazards 0 None
2004-05-20 UK pet owners who take their animals on holiday to Europe could bring back tropical diseases 0 None
2004-05-20 Watching for West Nile virus, dead bird and mosquito monitoring resumes 0 None
2004-05-19 Network formed to tackle potentially fatal reaction to smallpox vaccine 0 None
2004-05-19 $20.7 million to make smallpox vaccine safer 0 None
2004-05-19 About one in 35 adult Americans is at high risk of coronary heart disease 0 None
2004-05-19 Britain's youth complacent about HIV/AIDS 0 None
2004-05-19 WHO experts and the Chinese authorities are still trying to determine the exact cause of the recent SARS outbreak 0 None
2004-05-19 Canadian Statement to the World Health Assembly focuses on AIDS 0 None
2004-05-19 New generation of programmable chips set to revolutionise medical industry 0 None
2004-05-19 New method for treating the digestive disease, ulcerative colitis (UC) 0 None
2004-05-18 Latest SARS outbreak contained, but biosafety concerns remain 0 None
2004-05-17 1.3 million Hispanics will have Alzheimer’s disease by 2050 0 None
2004-05-17 UN round table looks at rapid spread of HIV/AIDS in prisons 0 None
2004-05-17 Research suggests that weanling pigs are susceptible to West Nile virus infection 0 None
2004-05-16 The federal government should expand its role in the financing of HIV/AIDS treatment for low-income Americans 0 None
2004-05-14 3 people with drug-resistant HIV become first to undergo a new form of gene therapy 0 None
2004-05-14 Signs of liver disease also improve in conjunction with alterations to gut flora 0 None
2004-05-14 Screening for liver diseases benefits outweigh costs for some, but not all, conditions 0 None
2004-05-14 WHO admits target on AIDS drugs may be unrealistic 0 None
2004-05-14 National effort to detect life-threatening non-cardiac vascular diseases 0 None
2004-05-14 AIDS Foundation praises Governor Schwarzenegger for restoring AIDS funding 0 None
2004-05-14 Research into placebo effect among Parkinson’s patients 0 2
2004-05-13 West Nile virus found in Illinois mosquitoes 0 None
2004-05-12 WHO reports on dengue haemorrhagic fever in Indonesia 0 None
2004-05-12 WHO reports on treating tuberculosis in Ukraine 0 None
2004-05-12 Illinois spends $2.3 million to fight West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases 0 None
2004-05-11 Study shows states will see an average 44 percent increase in Alzheimer’s disease by 2025 0 None
2004-05-11 Urgent need for increased awareness about lupus 0 None
2004-05-11 2 SARS patients in Beijing discharged from hospital 0 None
2004-05-10 Botswana begins massive emergency polio campaign 0 None
2004-05-10 The outbreak of SARS is under control in China's eastern province of Anhui 0 None
2004-05-09 China recognizes 10 million Chinese may be HIV-positive by 2010 0 None
2004-05-08 No evidence of CJD associated with the Garden State Racetrack 0 None
2004-05-06 Disease control strategies in Africa could help to halve deaths from malaria by 2010 0 None
2004-05-06 International research team have decoded the genetic blueprint of the tularemia (rabbit fever) bacterium 0 None
2004-05-06 West Nile virus found in Arizona mosquito samples 0 None
2004-05-06 Research into Chinese herbal medicine Qian Ceng Ta may help Alzheimer’s 0 None
2004-05-05 Investigation to find the source of the current SARS outbreak 0 None
2004-05-05 West Nile Virus returns to United States for another season 0 None
2004-05-05 World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer 0 None
2004-05-05 Prevention and partnerships are the keys to improving health and reducing chronic disease in the United States 0 None
2004-05-05 New estimate of more than three million diabetes-related deaths every year 0 None
2004-05-05 New estimate of more than three million diabetes-related deaths every year 0 None
2004-05-05 Hong Kong SARS update 0 None
2004-05-04 First confirmed SARS patient given all clear 0 None
2004-05-04 Virginia prepares for mosquito borne diseases 0 None
2004-05-04 Tooth cells may help treat Parkinson's disease 0 None
2004-05-04 Randall Tobias in Indiana to discuss efforts to combat AIDS 0 None
2004-05-03 New figures suggest Scotland is in the middle of a mumps epidemic 0 None
2004-05-02 Canadian woman dies of flesh eating disease 0 3
2004-05-02 Drug-resistant gonorrhea is a major public health concern 0 None
2004-05-01 Family-based diabetes self-management leads to better health 0 None
2004-05-01 Zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans 0 None
2004-05-01 Counseling eases the depression of people caring for a loved one with the devastating brain disease 0 None
2004-04-30 China, SARS ourbreak contained 0 None
2004-04-30 Sanitation measures are critical to preventing an outbreak of avian influenza 0 None
2004-04-29 China reports SARS infection in two patients previously under investigation 0 None
2004-04-29 Pre-diabetes is far more common in America than previously believed 0 None
2004-04-29 Russia’s harsh drug policies are fueling an AIDS epidemic 0 None
2004-04-29 Chinese authorities announce 9th suspected SARS case 0 None
2004-04-29 Surgery a safe treatment for Meniere’s Disease 1 2.7
2004-04-29 Reducing risk of Lyme disease by using insecticide 0 None
2004-04-28 Pennsylvania launches West Nile virus surveillance program 0 None
2004-04-28 Results look promising in Alzheimer’s gene therapy trial 0 None
2004-04-28 Two outbreaks in humans of deadly Nipah virus in reported Bangladesh 0 None
2004-04-28 Hong Kong officials review laboratory safety procedures 0 None
2004-04-28 Philippines tightens SARS screening at all entry points 0 None
2004-04-28 New suspected SARS case over the past 24 hours 0 None
2004-04-28 Tips to avoid Lyme disease and West Nile virus 0 None
2004-04-27 Current situation on SARS outbreaks in China 0 None
2004-04-27 Apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene may increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease 0 None
2004-04-27 The muscle supplement creatine is safe, but not effective, in pediatric neuromuscular disease 0 None
2004-04-27 WHO and UNICEF have announced a global reduction of 30% in deaths from measles between 1999 and 2002 0 None
2004-04-27 Current situation on SARS outbreaks in China 0 None
2004-04-26 Medical students are seeking to uncover a silent killer, glaucoma 0 None
2004-04-26 SARS experts head to China 0 None
2004-04-26 FDA fast tracks human African sleeping sickness (Trypanosomiasis) drug 0 None
2004-04-26 Third Annual Encephalitis Conference 0 None
2004-04-25 Latest update on SARS 0 None
2004-04-25 Australia's health system is on alert for SARS 0 None
2004-04-25 Taiwan gives all clear to lab technicians from possible SARS infection 0 None
2004-04-24 Los Angeles health officials urge public to take preventative measures against West Nile virus 0 None
2004-04-24 China braces for Labour Day "Golden Week" SARS outbreak 0 None
2004-04-24 Overview of West Nile virus before season starts 0 None
2004-04-24 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) overview 0 None
2004-04-24 Health Canada prepares for West Nile virus 0 None
2004-04-24 4th reported SARS case in China 0 None
2004-04-24 Getting ready for an outbreak of West Nile virus 0 None
2004-04-23 First Chinese case of case of SARS since January 2004 0 None
2004-04-22 Potential new drug may slow the progression of the Parkinson's disease 0 None
2004-04-22 Third Melbourne hospital infected by Serratia bacteria 0 5
2004-04-22 Possible new SARS case in Beijing, China 0 None
2004-04-22 WHO renews call for effective malaria treatment 0 None
2004-04-21 Evidence of airborne SARS transmission 0 None
2004-04-20 Can public health promotion beat disease? 0 None
2004-04-20 Metabolic syndrome may make arteries thicker and stiffer 0 None
2004-04-19 New ways to fight type 2 diabetes 0 None
2004-04-19 An experimental vaccine based on a critical piece of the SARS virus 0 None
2004-04-19 Curry offers possible protection against Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-04-19 Wine, beer and tea have contributed to a significant decrease in breast cancer 0 None
2004-04-18 Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and the eighth most common in women 0 1.4
2004-04-17 Gout and alcohol link is verified 0 None
2004-04-17 Oral treatment of chronic hepatitis C 0 None
2004-04-17 New diagnostic test for latent tuberculosis introduced 0 None
2004-04-17 Increased role for nurses in treatment of cancer 0 None
2004-04-16 How to beat throat cancer 1 None
2004-04-16 Measles outbreak prompts CDC to recommend suspension of adoptions from Chinese orphanage 0 None
2004-04-16 $360,000 boost for HIV/AIDS patients in Pima County 0 None
2004-04-16 Possible new treatment strategy for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2004-04-16 Scientists discover gene for Parkinson's disease 0 None
2004-04-16 Beer increases risk of gout 0 None
2004-04-15 Liptor helps Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-04-14 A case of paralytic poliomyelitis (Polio) has been reported in Botswana 0 None
2004-04-14 Protecting against West Nile virus 0 None
2004-04-13 The Howard Hughes Medical Institute commits $30 million to beat infectious diseases 0 None
2004-04-13 Bird flu in humans highlights vulnerability of people to emerging diseases 0 None
2004-04-12 New research into Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer 0 None
2004-04-12 Study shows link between cardiovascular disease and diabetes 0 None
2004-04-12 Diabetic retinopathy population will quadruple by 2012 0 None
2004-04-12 CDC provides new guide to protect against Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome 0 None
2004-04-12 Researchers isolate gene responsible for Chron's disease 0 None
2004-04-12 Measles found on children travelling from China 0 None
2004-04-11 China steps up fight against AIDS 0 None
2004-04-09 Meningitis vaccination campaign in northeast Chad to fight epidemic 0 None
2004-04-08 WHO update on Dengue fever in Indonesia 0 None
2004-04-08 WHO update on Meningococcal disease in Central African Republic 0 None
2004-04-08 Rare Burkina Faso strain of meningitis under control 0 3
2004-04-08 African summit on treatment of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria 0 None
2004-04-07 Results of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease research in people who received human growth hormone from cadavers 0 None
2004-04-07 The Cambridge-MIT Institute has launched a project to tackle the bottlenecks that slow development of new drugs 0 None
2004-04-07 Meningitis outbreaks As Africa enters the dry season 0 None
2004-04-07 Intensive diabetes management yields positive results 0 None
2004-04-07 Molecular analyses of leukemia patients suggest strategies for better treatments 0 None
2004-04-06 Alzheimer's live about half as long as those of similar age without dementia 0 None
2004-04-06 Study Identifies Predictors of Alzheimer's Disease Longevity 0 5
2004-04-05 The first human case of avian influenza A(H7) in British Columbia 0 None
2004-04-05 New device filters blood supplies on-site reducing the possible transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease 0 None
2004-03-31 SARS virus vaccine stimulates protective immune response 1 None
2004-03-31 GenVec malaria vaccine initiative and the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center has announced partnership for malaria vaccine 0 None
2004-03-26 Cryptosporidium parvum parasite could help to develope new therapies for the disease 0 None
2004-03-23 New Cell Sorter Helps Understand Deadly Diseases 0 None
2004-03-23 Design of artificial prion may aid fight against mad cow disease 0 None
2004-03-22 New research may help treatment of Norrie disease and familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR) 1 4


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