Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - October 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-10-31 Millions from Gates to fight malaria 0 None
2005-10-31 Australia warns Asian countries against bird flu cover-ups 0 None
2005-10-31 George Bush needs more money to cope with bird flu 0 None
2005-10-31 Worldwide advertising campaign to focus attention on children with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2005-10-31 Disaster experts meet in Australia to discuss bird flu 0 None
2005-10-31 Canada wild ducks unlikely to have H5N1 virus 0 None
2005-10-31 Two new bird flu deaths suspected in Vietnam, two more sick 0 None
2005-10-30 $107.6 million grant for malaria vaccine candidate 0 None
2005-10-30 Avian Influenza in Alaska 0 None
2005-10-30 Canadian pigeons raise bird flu alarm in Australia 0 None
2005-10-30 Beijing steps up the action by disinfecting poultry market 0 None
2005-10-30 WHO wants more info on bird flu from China 0 None
2005-10-27 Top officials say public should not panic over bird flu 0 None
2005-10-27 Man dies of pig-borne disease in Hong Kong 0 None
2005-10-27 Global fund to tackle bird flu 0 None
2005-10-26 Australia furthers fight against Avian Influenza in Vietnam 0 None
2005-10-26 "Mr Bird Flu" a convicted fraudster 0 None
2005-10-26 25 years down the line, 1800 children daily infected with AIDS 0 None
2005-10-26 Bird flu in Germany - Britain and Europe ban all bird imports 0 None
2005-10-25 Most communities woefully unprepared for outbreaks of killer flu 0 None
2005-10-25 New strategies to help developing countries address neglected diseases 0 None
2005-10-25 Wellcome Trust awards £8.1 million to tackle tropical diseases 0 None
2005-10-25 Twelve chickens dead from bird flu in Russia 0 None
2005-10-25 The tale of the dead parrot 0 None
2005-10-25 Circumcision shown to significantly reduce the rate of HIV infections among heterosexual men 0 None
2005-10-25 Charting the path of the deadly Zaire strain of Ebola virus (ZEBOV) in central Africa 0 None
2005-10-23 EU considers a ban on the import of live wild birds 0 None
2005-10-23 Bird flu found in parrot in Britain 0 None
2005-10-20 Hepatitis C linked to illegal blood donation in China 0 None
2005-10-20 Avian flu and planning for pandemic 0 None
2005-10-20 Zambia to try 'herbal remedy' as a treatment for HIV/AIDS 0 None
2005-10-19 EU influenza pandemic preparedness 0 None
2005-10-19 Survival rate of HIV-infected patients in India has risen in response to a 20-fold drop in the price of antiretroviral therapy 0 None
2005-10-19 As Europe panics, global co-operation urged in the fight against birdflu 0 None
2005-10-19 Putting things in prespective - help the world's children to fight bird flu 0 None
2005-10-19 Third nationwide polio drive in Indonesia in attempt to eliminate the disease 0 None
2005-10-18 Evidence is mounting to link toxoplasmosis with schizophrenia 1 5
2005-10-18 Protein involved in 'mad cow' disease 0 None
2005-10-18 Bird Flu now confirmed in Greece 0 None
2005-10-17 Greece and Croatia test for bird flu, while Europe gets more jittery 0 None
2005-10-16 Strain of avian influenza highly resistant to Tamiflu 0 None
2005-10-16 Researchers find new type of antibiotic against the cholera bacteria 0 None
2005-10-16 Europe frantically prepares for possible bird flu pandemic 0 None
2005-10-13 Endocytosis of HIV-1 activates plasmacytoid dendritic cells via toll-like receptor -viral RNA interactions 0 None
2005-10-13 Single-dose of Japanese encephalitis vaccine protects children for over a year 0 None
2005-10-12 Possible links between biting aquatic insects, water quality and Buruli ulcer transmission 0 None
2005-10-11 Tropical diseases such as sleeping sickness, schistosomiasis, river blindness, hookworm, elephantiasis, and blinding trachoma are being ignored 0 5
2005-10-11 Health campaigns to tackle river blindness 0 None
2005-10-10 Bats carry SARS like virus 0 4
2005-10-09 Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment 0 None
2005-10-09 Life after the foot and mouth epidemic 0 None
2005-10-09 New report identifies over 40 infectious agents that pose significant human health problems in the United States or abroad 0 None
2005-10-09 Avian influenza and the U.S 0 None
2005-10-05 Possible vaccine to protect newborns from fatal bacteria Group B Streptococcus 0 None
2005-10-03 Training for health workers improves the quality of tuberculosis care and control without requiring extra staff 0 None
2005-10-03 Risk of acquiring HIV rises during pregnancy 0 None
2005-10-03 Giving infants preventive treatment for malaria can reduce malaria and anaemia even in seasonal, high transmission areas 0 None
2005-10-03 Clinical trials of daily oral antiretroviral dosing as pre-exposure prophylaxis 0 None


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