Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - June 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-06-30 Report highlights importance of research into diseases in developing countries 0 None
2005-06-30 Threat from Avian Influenza remains 0 None
2005-06-30 Bird flu pandemic no longer imminent 0 None
2005-06-30 California reports first case of West Nile virus this year 0 None
2005-06-30 Conservatives and sexual abstinence groups battle with FDA over condoms - they offer little protection against STD's 0 None
2005-06-30 Another death takes Vietnam's bird flu toll to 39 0 None
2005-06-30 Another 10 children with polio in Indonesia 0 None
2005-06-29 Routine immunization virtually eliminates major killer of young children in the Gambia 0 None
2005-06-28 If global efforts to prevent HIV/AIDS are to work long term, they must avoid suspicions of being unfair 0 None
2005-06-28 MRC study finds vaccine eliminates HIB disease in the Gambia 0 None
2005-06-28 Routine immunisation against meningitis and pneumonia should be introduced for children in developing countries 0 None
2005-06-28 Multi-million pound Grand Challenge grants to tackle TB and malaria in the developing world 0 None
2005-06-28 Vaccine against Lassa fever works in monkeys 0 None
2005-06-28 New candidate for a vaccine against Lassa fever 0 None
2005-06-27 Found! - mutant viruses that laid NSW low with gastro 0 None
2005-06-27 Half a million in U.S. could die in flu pandemic 0 None
2005-06-27 Tsunami leaves patients with unusual infections 0 None
2005-06-27 3 health workers arrested after hepatitis vaccine kills a schoolchild and makes 120 others ill 0 None
2005-06-26 Team of experts sent to Vietnam to study bird flu risk 0 None
2005-06-26 While USDA confirms second mad cow case officials defend safeguards 0 None
2005-06-23 This years first reported case of West Nile in the U.S. in Kansas 0 None
2005-06-22 Polio still a threat but eradication possible 0 None
2005-06-21 New UK Guidance to be issued on Hepatitis C as 'silent epidemic' 0 None
2005-06-21 First new treatment for Elephantiasis (lymphatic filariasis) 2 4.4
2005-06-21 Expert says the world is not ready for the next pandemic 0 None
2005-06-21 WHO says AIDS fight will only be won with generic drugs 0 None
2005-06-21 Hospital kept presence of Legionnaires' disease a secret 0 None
2005-06-20 Harmless bacterium can sometimes trigger outbreaks of life-threatening meningitis 0 None
2005-06-20 Inexpensive tests can be used to decide who needs HIV treatment in poor countries 0 None
2005-06-20 Fifty polio cases and one bird flu case reported in Indonesia 0 None
2005-06-20 China used flu drug on birds 0 None
2005-06-20 Drug for schizophrenia can prevent and treat SARS 0 None
2005-06-20 U.S. agriculture officials anxiously await mad cow results 0 None
2005-06-16 Findings may help scientists improve the existing vaccine for yellow fever 0 None
2005-06-16 High rates of herpes simplex virus 2 and syphilis among young drug users in Baltimore 0 None
2005-06-16 Pandemics such as Ebola, SARS, and avian influenza demands a more holistic approach to disease control 0 None
2005-06-16 Dental care needs for HIV patients continue to rise 0 None
2005-06-16 The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative welcomes G8 plan for development of APCs 0 None
2005-06-16 First human case of bird flu found in Indonesia 0 None
2005-06-16 USDA still not coming clean on reasons for new mad cow tests 0 None
2005-06-15 Dartmouth Medical School collaboration in Tanzania may alter assumptions about the diagnosis of tuberculosis in HIV-infected people 0 None
2005-06-15 Protocol used to treat the first known survivor of rabies without prior vaccination published 0 None
2005-06-15 New Zealand moves to routinely offering antenatal HIV screening 0 None
2005-06-15 SARS vaccine produced from plants 0 None
2005-06-15 Six new bird flu cases in Vietnam 0 None
2005-06-14 President Bush's cut to AIDS prevention in Africa would be devastating 0 None
2005-06-14 Cholera epidemic feared in Afghan capital 0 None
2005-06-14 A million Americans now living with the AIDS virus and blacks account for 47 percent of HIV cases 0 None
2005-06-14 Reasons for delay in re-testing for mad cow disease still causes concern 0 None
2005-06-14 Humans and wildlife in Britain threatened by diseases from imported animals 0 5
2005-06-13 China legislates to curb discrimination against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2005-06-13 When in Russia, drink vodka 0 None
2005-06-13 Second possible case of mad cow in the U.S. 0 None
2005-06-12 Mad cow disease found in animal in the U.S. 0 None
2005-06-12 Hospital patients to be checked for MRSA infection before admission 0 None
2005-06-10 South Africa still debating how to tackle HIV/AIDS when 5 million are infected 0 None
2005-06-10 AIDS expert says global strategy needed to combat feminization of HIV/AIDS 0 None
2005-06-10 Trade agreements 'bad medicine' for AIDS, says AIDS Healthcare Foundation 0 None
2005-06-10 Urgent call for global strategies and resources to confront the rapid "feminization" of the AIDS pandemic 0 None
2005-06-09 Australia aims to combat zoonotic diseases 0 None
2005-06-09 International efforts to build a prosperous Africa are doomed unless malaria is tackled 0 None
2005-06-08 Risk factors for tuberculosis in the United States overlap with many of the risk factors associated with persistent homelessness 0 None
2005-06-08 Superbug possibly the same as US killer strain 0 None
2005-06-08 Mosquitoes carrying St. Louis encephalitis and West Nile virus found in Harris County 0 None
2005-06-08 Hospital with superbug was given lowest infection-control rating last year 0 None
2005-06-07 Tuberculosis now a worldwide threat 0 None
2005-06-06 12 deaths creates new infection scare in UK hospitals 0 None
2005-06-06 MRSA study demonstrates need for frequent hand washing and environmental disinfection in health care settings 0 None
2005-06-06 Researchers discover quick new way that mosquitoes can pass West Nile virus to each other 0 None
2005-06-06 Vaccine against Ebola and Marburg successful in trial with monkeys 0 None
2005-06-06 West Nile Virus - Ohio will spray mosquito breeding grounds 0 None
2005-06-05 Scientists develop vaccines against the Ebola and Marburg viruses 0 None
2005-06-05 UN warns of the losing battle in world AIDS fight 0 None
2005-06-03 Progress on HIV/AIDS significant but insufficient 0 None
2005-06-02 Immunising against influenza 0 None
2005-06-02 Survey reveals more than half of all Americans have first-hand experience with serious infections 0 None
2005-06-01 Genesis Bioventures signs agreement for control of Mad Cow diagnostic company 0 None
2005-06-01 Study of MRSA bloodstream infections in children 0 None


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