Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - November 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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