Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - October 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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