Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-12-12 Bird flu doing the rounds in South Korea 0 None
2006-12-12 Contaminated U.S. spinach causes food scare in Canada 0 None
2006-12-12 80 reasons to eat at home 0 5
2006-12-12 FDA investigates norovirus linked to frozen oysters 0 1
2006-12-11 Health officials accused over cover up in deaths from vCJD 0 None
2006-12-11 AIDS and malaria go hand in hand 0 None
2006-12-11 Bird flu vaccine ready in a year but who will get it first? 0 None
2006-12-11 Substantial new scientific evidence supports medics in Libyan HIV court case 0 None
2006-12-06 Warehouse the suspect in latest E. coli outbreak 0 None
2006-12-06 CJD closes operating theatres in Canada 0 None
2006-12-05 Democrats seek to investigate funding for faith-based HIV/AIDS, abstinence initiatives 0 None
2006-12-05 Program in Iran provides treatment for HIV-positive people 0 None
2006-12-05 Chinese province to require couples to receive HIV tests before marriage 0 None
2006-12-05 Just how safe is that chicken? 0 None
2006-12-05 Another food scare in the U.S. 0 None
2006-12-04 An effective malaria vaccine by 2025 0 None
2006-12-02 Governments, donors falling short of antiretroviral treatment goals 0 None
2006-12-02 Spread of HIV threatens India's economy 0 None
2006-12-02 Advocates in India shift focus toward preventing spread of HIV among injection drug users 0 None
2006-12-02 New approaches to expanding HIV testing 0 None
2006-12-02 HIV/AIDS cases in Shanghai increase by 70%, HIV/AIDS discrimination in China continues 0 None
2006-12-02 Some Christian conservatives calling on Congress to reduce funding for Global Fund because of condom promotion 0 None
2006-12-02 India's law criminalizing homosexuality is undermining the fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-12-01 How to save a million lives a year 0 None
2006-11-29 AIDS out of control in Indonesia 0 None
2006-11-29 In 25 years AIDS will be the number one killer disease 0 None
2006-11-29 Bird flu hits another farm in South Korea 0 None
2006-11-28 South Korea to cull pigs, cats and dogs as well as poultry, to stop bird flu 0 None
2006-11-28 Chikungunya fever rampant in Sri Lanka's north 0 None
2006-11-27 Check that Thanksgiving ham and turkey 0 None
2006-11-27 Bird flu crops up again in South Korea 0 None
2006-11-27 Man sent to prison for knowingly spreading HIV 0 None
2006-11-23 40 million with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-11-23 U.S. law banning HIV-positive foreigners from entering country harming testing efforts 0 None
2006-11-23 Hospital-acquired infections in most cases are the result of poor hygiene 0 None
2006-11-23 Reaction to UNAIDS/WHO report on HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-11-23 Number of reported HIV/AIDS cases in China increased 28% in 2006 0 None
2006-11-23 Call for safe access for polio vaccinators in Afghanistan's south 0 None
2006-11-23 HIV/AIDS on the up all over the world 0 5
2006-11-22 US orders more bird flu vaccine for the stockpile 0 None
2006-11-21 Vatican study on condom use - will it make any difference? 0 None
2006-11-21 Report card for HIV/AIDS a dismal one 0 None
2006-11-21 New World Health Organization publication - "Fluoride in Drinking-water" 0 None
2006-11-21 Global AIDS epidemic continues to grow 0 None
2006-11-20 India told to wake up to AIDS catastrophe 0 None
2006-11-20 HHS purchases more vaccines for an influenza pandemic 0 None
2006-11-20 Africa's health problems are getting worse says the WHO 1 4.5
2006-11-20 Experts say Britain vulnerable to bird flu pandemic 0 None
2006-11-20 India's persistent polio problem could be solved with a new vaccine 0 None
2006-11-20 Indian state to tackle workplace HIV discrimination 0 None
2006-11-20 Africa is developing solutions for fighting disease and improving health 0 None
2006-11-20 Brookhaven target compounds to fight SARS 0 None
2006-11-16 Scientists find key to mutations in bird flu virus 0 None
2006-11-15 Migrants account for bulk of TB, HIV and malaria cases in the UK 0 None
2006-11-14 HIV prevention campaign promoting condom use among Chilean youth sparks debate among politicians, Catholic church 0 None
2006-11-13 Starvation, malnutrition threatening fight against HIV/AIDS pandemic 0 None
2006-11-13 Discovery of a simian immunodeficiency virus infection in wild gorillas 0 None
2006-11-13 Indonesia confirms 74th case of bird flu 0 None
2006-11-13 Bird flu death toll in Indonesia now 56 with one more sick 0 None
2006-11-13 Brits "out on the pull" urged to carry condoms by government campaign 0 None
2006-11-13 Global Patient Safety Challenge: Clean Care is Safer Care 0 None
2006-11-08 Global resurgence in zoonotic viral diseases 0 None
2006-11-08 Malawi needs to develop plan addressing country's AIDS orphans 0 None
2006-11-07 $70 million boost will help fight AIDS in Kenya 0 None
2006-11-06 WHO has a go at China over new birdflu strain 0 None
2006-11-06 Doctors worried about dramatic rise of TB in the UK 0 None
2006-11-06 Salmonella traced to tomatoes 0 None
2006-11-01 Chinese lack of transparency could trigger bird flu pandemic 0 None
2006-10-31 Rogue bird flu resistant to vaccines 0 None
2006-10-30 HIV/AIDS and poverty in Zambia threatens economic growth 0 None
2006-10-30 Shortage of health workers in developing countries is affecting global health efforts 0 None
2006-10-30 Stigma, discrimination in India hindering HIV/AIDS treatment, care 0 None
2006-10-30 U.S. should develop 'strategic plan' to tackle HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-10-30 PRI's 'The World' interviews physician on efforts to fight HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe 0 None
2006-10-30 Trial involving medical workers accused of infecting Libyan children with HIV involves 'profound political issues' 0 None
2006-10-30 Botswana launches infant HIV testing program 0 None
2006-10-30 Israeli physicians share HIV/AIDS treatment methods with Ethiopian colleagues 0 None
2006-10-30 Accusations against medics charged with infecting children with HIV - attempt to cover up poor Libyan medical system 0 None
2006-10-30 Indian Government gets it wrong about HIV Transmission 0 None
2006-10-30 Washington Post examines debate surrounding Swaziland's controversial HIV prevention campaign 0 None
2006-10-30 Tanzania's antiretroviral distribution program expands after slow start 0 None
2006-10-30 Indian Armed Forces introduces compulsory HIV screening for new recruits 0 None
2006-10-30 South Africa shifts response to HIV/AIDS epidemic 0 None
2006-10-30 What will Americans do if bird flu strikes? 0 None
2006-10-30 Six medics fight for their life in Libyan re-trial as another child dies of AIDS 0 None
2006-10-30 Expert says flu vaccination programs a pointless waste of money 0 1
2006-10-30 Wild pigs suspects in E. coli drama 0 None
2006-10-26 JAMA examines history of HIV testing 0 None
2006-10-26 Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria needs improved oversight of programs 0 None
2006-10-26 Injection drug use, lack of sex education contributing to spread of HIV in Malaysia 0 None
2006-10-26 In the case of an outbreak of pandemic flu, large majority of Americans willing to make major changes in their lives 0 None
2006-10-26 Diagnostics for tuberculosis: Global demand and market potential 0 None
2006-10-26 WHO unveils new strategy to fight some of the most neglected tropical diseases 0 None
2006-10-26 India cops criticism over alarming rise in polio cases 0 None
2006-10-25 Bill and Melinda Gates put their money where it's needed 0 None
2006-10-24 Significant number of teachers dying of AIDS-related complications in Namibia 0 None
2006-10-24 Link between antiretrovirals, leprosy probable 0 None
2006-10-24 Zanzibar adopts first HIV/AIDS policy, rejects conservative Muslim recommendations 0 None
2006-10-23 Study identifies different species of North American birds that could transmit bird flu 0 None
2006-10-23 Southern African Clinicians Society head calls for HIV testing in country to be required, confidential 0 None
2006-10-23 Cleveland Health Department launches HIV prevention campaign aimed at black women 0 None
2006-10-23 18 million children in Africa will have lost one or both parents to AIDS by 2010 0 None
2006-10-23 Zambia's use of resources to fight HIV/AIDS model for other countries 0 None
2006-10-23 Statement by Mike Leavitt on WHO global pandemic influenza action plan to increase vaccine supply 0 None
2006-10-23 Urgent action required to increase pandemic influenza vaccine supply 0 None
2006-10-22 Georgia health officials launch initiative to increase HIV/AIDS awareness in Hispanic community 0 None
2006-10-22 Zimbabwean Government to Delay enrollment of additional HIV-positive people in drug treatment program 0 None
2006-10-22 Local Chinese authorities declare HIV/AIDS NGO illegal, close operation 0 None
2006-10-22 Clinton Foundation trains HIV-positive people in Lesotho to assist medical workers 0 None
2006-10-19 $74 million allocated to study environmental causes of disease 0 None
2006-10-19 UN program teaches AIDS orphans farming and life skills 0 None
2006-10-19 Antiretroviral drug discounts should be extended for countries classified as 'middle-income' 0 None
2006-10-19 Fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa should focus more on blood safety 0 None
2006-10-19 Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic could fuel deaths from XDR-TB 0 None
2006-10-19 HHS should ensure abstinence education material used by Federal grantees contains accurate information on condoms, STIs 0 None
2006-10-19 HIV in China spreading beyond high-risk groups 0 None
2006-10-19 HIV prevalence in Botswana is 17.1%, President Mogae says 0 None
2006-10-19 Discrimination against HIV-positive teachers adversely affects education sector in Uganda 0 None
2006-10-19 Yellow fever and Poliomyelitis outbreaks in Africa 0 None
2006-10-19 Swiss become the first to bulk buy pre-pandemic bird flu vaccine 0 None
2006-10-18 Global pandemic influenza action plan to increase vaccine supply 0 None
2006-10-17 HIV exploits competition among T cells - points to new strategy for AIDS vaccination 0 None
2006-10-17 HIV/AIDS education classes cause controversy in China 0 None
2006-10-17 Increased Ryan White CARE Act funding to rural areas should not come at expense of urban areas 0 None
2006-10-17 HIV/AIDS pandemic and food shortages connected and must be addressed together 0 None
2006-10-17 Chikungunya fever in India 0 None
2006-10-17 Measures to combat XDR-TB worldwide 0 None
2006-10-17 Four more test positive for deadly flesh eating bug in NZ hospital 0 None
2006-10-16 Discovery of mechanism by which Ebola and Marburg viruses cause disease 0 None
2006-10-16 GPs crucial in coping with pandemic influenza outbreak 0 None
2006-10-16 Bird flu death toll in Indonesia reaches 55 0 None
2006-10-16 Thai temple providing HIV/AIDS services becomes overcrowded as people live longer with disease 0 None
2006-10-16 IRIN/PlusNews profiles initiative that recruits local community members to help raise AIDS orphans in Rwanda 0 None
2006-10-16 Myanmar's HIV/AIDS, malaria, TB fund to begin operations 0 None
2006-10-16 Apple begins selling iPod under product RED label 0 None
2006-10-16 New Jersey Senate committee approves measure that would establish needle-exchange program in six cities 0 None
2006-10-16 Boston Globe examines influence religious conservatives might have on USAID 0 None
2006-10-16 HIV prevalence in Kenya has declined 0 3.5
2006-10-16 Solutions to fight spread of HIV in Vietnam 0 None
2006-10-16 Chronic diseases largely ignored by policy makers 0 None
2006-10-16 Ohio wild bird samples undergo additional bird flu testing 0 None
2006-10-16 Keeping our children safe and secure: Pandemic flu and emergency preparedness 0 None
2006-10-16 Indonesia confirms three more cases of bird flu 0 None
2006-10-16 Explaining how E. coli reached spinach fields not an easy task 0 None
2006-10-16 Three dead in NZ from flesh-eating bacteria 0 None
2006-10-16 New crisis management centre will speed response to bird flu and other threats 0 None
2006-10-16 Afghanistan, India, Nigeria and Pakistan key to eradicating polio 0 None
2006-10-16 Boy's death takes Indonesia's bird flu death toll to 53 0 None
2006-10-11 Bird flu back again in Egypt 0 None
2006-10-11 Another case of bird flu strikes Indonesia 0 None
2006-10-10 Chikungunya adds to Dengue scare in India 0 None
2006-10-10 WHO and sanofi-aventis expand programme to fight neglected tropical diseases 0 None
2006-10-08 Dikshit says Dengue under control 0 None
2006-10-08 Suspect ground beef recalled because of E. coli 0 None
2006-10-08 Trends in AIDS drug assistance programs 0 None
2006-10-08 Myths surrounding HIV/AIDS epidemic in Asia 0 None
2006-10-08 South Carolina legislature allocates $1M to state churches for HIV prevention programs 0 None
2006-10-08 Kaiser summarizes editorials on CDC routine HIV testing recommendations 0 None
2006-10-08 FDA statement on foodborne E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in spinach 0 None
2006-10-05 Los Angeles group launches HIV/AIDS prevention campaign targeting homosexual men 0 None
2006-10-05 India doubles treatment centers offering HIV/AIDS drugs at no cost 0 1
2006-10-05 Palm Beach Post profiles physician John May's donation of expertise 0 None
2006-10-05 New York City increases HIV testing in health clinics, jails and hospitals 0 None
2006-10-05 Ho Chi Minh City to expand access to HIV/AIDS treatment for pregnant women 0 None
2006-10-05 Misconceptions about HIV in Europe 0 None
2006-10-05 Bono's Product RED raises $10 million in UK 0 None
2006-10-05 African Broadcast Media partnership against HIV/AIDS plans 24-country campaign 0 None
2006-10-05 Five-year program to fight HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa 0 None
2006-10-05 Zimbabwe launches HIV toolkit 0 None
2006-10-05 Window of opportunity to control the spread of HIV in Angola 0 None
2006-10-04 New bird flu vaccine promises to offer cross-protection 0 None
2006-10-04 Another bird flu outbreak in China 0 None
2006-10-03 Illinois wild bird samples undergo additional testing for bird flu 0 None
2006-10-03 Indonesia confirms 69th human case of bird flu 0 None
2006-10-03 Delhi on the verge of a dengue fever epidemic 0 None
2006-10-02 Flu jab not available in the UK for those most vulnerable 0 None
2006-10-02 Dengue epidemic threatens India's capital 0 None
2006-09-28 Sydney bird flu suspect may be just another drug mule 0 None
2006-09-28 Bird flu back again in Egypt 0 None
2006-09-28 WHO influenza pandemic task force meets for first time 0 None
2006-09-27 Bird flu strikes again in Thailand 0 None
2006-09-27 Spinach in Pennsylvania found to have E. Coli 0 None
2006-09-26 Laura Bush becoming 'public face' of U.S. commitment to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-09-26 Companies push condom use, STI messages on college campuses to promote safer-sex 0 None
2006-09-26 Washington DC's HIV prevalence more than twice national average 0 None
2006-09-26 Indian not-for-profit organization establishes school for HIV-positive children 0 None
2006-09-26 HIV prevalence in Ethiopia lower than expected 0 None
2006-09-26 Kashmir faces unique challenges in HIV/AIDS fight 0 None
2006-09-26 New CDC HIV testing recommendations could compromise patients' civil rights 0 None
2006-09-25 Contaminated spinach products recalled 0 None
2006-09-25 Indonesia's death toll from bird flu now at 51 0 None
2006-09-25 Tests confirm low pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in in Pennsylvania ducks 0 None
2006-09-21 USAID Administrator Randall Tobias on bird flu spread 0 None
2006-09-21 Montana wild bird samples undergo additional avian influenza tests 0 None
2006-09-21 WHO backs health sector response to HIV pandemic 0 None
2006-09-21 Countries urged to prepare for a worst-case scenario such as an influenza pandemic 0 None
2006-09-21 E coli outbreak investigation narrows 0 None
2006-09-20 World Health Organization launches International Drug Purchase Facility 0 None
2006-09-20 USAID issues $15M grant to Ugandan religious coalition 0 None
2006-09-20 HIV testing should become routine, especially in hard-hit countries 0 None
2006-09-20 HIV/AIDS advocates say India's law criminalizing homosexuality hinders HIV prevention 0 None
2006-09-20 Five countries to tax airline travel to raise money for HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-09-20 160 HIV-positive delegates at XVI International AIDS conference make refugee claims in Canada 0 None
2006-09-20 Ugandan lawmakers draft bill seeking death penalty for HIV-positive people who perform sexual acts with minors 0 None
2006-09-20 Jamaica launches ad campaign against discrimination of HIV-positive people 0 None
2006-09-19 Iraq confirms third bird flu case 0 None
2006-09-18 Children continue to be ignored in the fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-09-18 AIDS Vaccines: The Next Frontiers 0 None
2006-09-18 Vietnam launches first HIV prevention campaign aimed at young people 0 None
2006-09-18 HIV-positive Batwa in Democratic Republic of the Congo have little access to treatment 0 None
2006-09-18 Extremely virulent, drug resistant strain of TB running wild in South Africa 0 None
2006-09-18 WHO gives indoor use of DDT a clean bill of health for controlling malaria 0 None
2006-09-18 Bill Gates puts hand in pocket and gives $70 million for research into tropical diseases 0 None
2006-09-14 George Soros to donate $50 million to the Millennium Villages Project 0 None
2006-09-14 Businesses, Government, NGOs launch alliance to address HIV, TB in China 0 None
2006-09-14 India must enhance HIV/AIDS programs in Uttar Pradesh to defeat epidemic 0 None
2006-09-13 Live H5N1 avian flu vaccines show promise 0 None
2006-09-13 Treatments used for SARS no benefit to victims 0 None
2006-09-13 Restricting air travel could slow down the spread of bird flu pandemic 0 None
2006-09-13 Introduction of Bill to provide HIV tests for inmates at the beginning and end of their incarcerations 0 None
2006-09-13 Church of England appoints first HIV-positive, gay priest 0 None
2006-09-13 Thailand urges married couples to regularly test for HIV 0 None
2006-09-13 Government officials worldwide should become more involved in international AIDS conferences 0 None
2006-09-13 Zimbabwe's new four-year plan to address the HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-09-12 First step to developing effective therapy against Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis virus 0 None
2006-09-12 Live H5N1 avian flu virus vaccines show protection in animal studies 0 None
2006-09-12 Bird flu tests on Maryland wild Mallard ducks confirm low-pathogenic H5N1 0 None
2006-09-12 Bird flu death toll in Indonesia now up to 48 0 None
2006-09-12 Post-9/11 travel restrictions delayed 'bird flu' 0 None
2006-09-12 SARS: Systematic review of treatment effects 1 1
2006-09-12 Was the "ABC" approach responsible for Uganda's decline in HIV? 0 None
2006-09-12 When inequality pays dividends 0 None
2006-09-12 Allocating HIV drugs to cities prevents the greatest number of infections 0 None
2006-09-11 Western nations have not adequately addressed Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic because of 'subterranean racism' 0 None
2006-09-11 Kenya approves first clinical trial of herbal product used to treat HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-09-11 Death rates increasing in South Africa primarily because of HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-09-11 Pope urges Catholics to combat HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-09-11 UNAIDS Executive Director Piot urges China to include HIV-positive people, NGOs in efforts to combat spread of HIV 0 None
2006-09-11 New data on Federal funding for HIV/AIDS to states 0 None
2006-09-11 Hand gel kills bird flu virus and Indonesian update 0 None
2006-09-11 Why H5N1 bird flu is so lethal 0 None
2006-09-11 Faith-based groups tackling HIV/AIDS in Sudan's Darfur region 0 None
2006-09-11 HIV prevalence declines in Zimbabwe 0 None
2006-09-11 WHO publishes new guidelines for safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater 0 None
2006-09-11 New Indonesian case of human infection with the H5N1 virus 0 None
2006-09-11 Coalition drive to eradicate polio from Horn of Africa 0 None
2006-09-07 U.S., Africa HIV/AIDS epidemics deserve equal attention, funding 0 None
2006-09-07 Please go Tshabalala-Msimang! 0 None
2006-09-07 Crisis of HIV/AIDS in Florida's black communities 0 None
2006-09-07 China appears to have beaten the world to a bird flu vaccine 0 None
2006-09-06 Iran-U.S. collaboration on HIV/AIDS treatment 0 None
2006-09-06 MAC Cosmetics launches new Viva Glam campaign to raise money for HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-09-06 HIV/AIDS' disproportionate impact on U.S. blacks must be addressed, but epidemic should not be labeled as 'black disease' 0 None
2006-09-06 Supervised drug-injection facility in Vancouver, Canada, to remain open until December 2007 0 None
2006-09-06 Illinois Appellate Court reverses $2 miilion award to HIV-positive woman who sued fiance's parents for allegedly lying about son's HIV status 0 None
2006-09-06 GPS the latest tool in fight against avian influenza 0 None
2006-09-05 H5 and N1 avian influenza found in Pennsylvania wild bird samples 0 None
2006-09-05 Extensive Drug Resistant TB now a major threat 0 None
2006-09-05 Iraqis allegedly infected with HIV in 1980s through contaminated blood products file civil lawsuit 0 None
2006-09-05 India primarily to promote condom use in HIV prevention programs 0 None
2006-09-05 Namibia launches HIV/AIDS information booklet in Braille 0 None
2006-09-05 Bird flu flys into Egypt again 0 None
2006-09-05 Indian woman infected with HIV forced to abort her own baby 0 None
2006-09-04 New rapid diagnostic tests for Neisseria meningitidis 0 None
2006-09-04 Bird flu: a new sampling campaign is planned in Africa 0 None
2006-09-04 Record morbidity in Africa from Borreliosis, or relapsing fever 0 None
2006-09-04 1918 Spanish flu treatment may also be effective for current avian influenza patients 0 5
2006-09-04 STIs cause infertility, social stigma in sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2006-09-04 Ho Chi Minh City to convert detoxification center into hospital that will provide no-cost HIV/AIDS care 0 None
2006-09-04 South Africa to distribute 3 million female condoms 0 None
2006-09-04 Kaiser highlights recently published Journal of Infectious Diseases studies 0 None
2006-09-04 TB strain with extreme resistance to drugs creates nightmare scenario 0 None
2006-09-04 Ducks in Pennsylvania found with a strain of bird flu 0 None
2006-09-04 More fat people than starving in the world 2 5
2006-09-01 Vaccine for severe malaria 0 None
2006-09-01 The new landscape of neglected disease drug development 0 None
2006-09-01 U.S. Sen. Obama to call for more funding for microbicides, HIV/AIDS education, nutrition programs 0 None
2006-09-01 South Africa's HIV/AIDS treatment program 0 None
2006-09-01 U.N. High Commissioner calls on Thai Government to address spread of HIV in refugee camps along Thai-Myanmar border 0 None
2006-09-01 New Zealand offers permanent residency to HIV-positive Zimbabwean immigrants 0 None
2006-08-31 Lancet calls for transparency in selection of new Executive Director for Global Fund 0 None
2006-08-31 MRSA - surveillance, rapid screening and hospital hygiene 0 None
2006-08-30 Excluding deer could be a counterproductive strategy for controlling tick-borne infections 0 None
2006-08-30 HIV/AIDS fosters collaboration between traditional healers, western medicine in Zambia 0 None
2006-08-30 Temple in Thailand providing HIV/AIDS services set to close 0 None
2006-08-30 Nine million free condoms given away in New York 0 None
2006-08-30 Researchers say cut bird flu deaths by transfusions 0 None
2006-08-30 British tourist in Hong Kong has mad cow disease 0 None
2006-08-30 Case definitions for human infections with influenza A (H5N1) virus 0 None
2006-08-30 13,000 plus wild birds in Alaska tested, no bird flu found 0 None
2006-08-30 New initiative to provide nutritional assistance to people in Ethiopia living with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-08-30 HIV/AIDS is affecting the democratic process in Namibia 0 None
2006-08-30 South Carolina's HIV/AIDS problem is an enormous one 0 None
2006-08-30 XVI International AIDS conference characterized by 'guarded optimism' 0 None
2006-08-30 California Senate happy to allow groups to distribute condoms to prison inmates 0 None
2006-08-30 U.S. Senator Obama takes public HIV test during visit to Kenya 0 None
2006-08-30 New York Times profiles Clinton's role in fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-08-29 Chinese scientists come up with safe and effective bird flu vaccine 0 None
2006-08-28 Fight against HIV/AIDS highlights interdependency of developed, developing nations 0 None
2006-08-28 Sen. Rodham Clinton should allow passage of new formula to reauthorize Ryan White care act 0 None
2006-08-28 African Life Assurance launches AIDS assurance policy in Zambia 0 None
2006-08-28 Taiwan launches new HIV prevention campaign 0 None
2006-08-28 Waterborne infectious diseases could soon be consigned to history 0 None
2006-08-28 Vietnam fights bird flu yet again 0 None
2006-08-28 Indonesian authorities slow to react to bird flu outbreak 0 None
2006-08-28 Bird flu database to be established 0 None
2006-08-24 Procedures for obtaining release of H5N1 sequences to the public domain 0 None
2006-08-24 Bird flu detection information on wild birds now available online 0 None
2006-08-24 Meningitis infects 87 who ate un-cooked snails 0 None
2006-08-24 Lyme disease vaccine could be on the cards 0 None
2006-08-24 Search for Aussie patients of HIV positive dentist 0 None
2006-08-24 So far no bird flu cluster in Indonesian village 0 None
2006-08-21 British farmer dies from rabbit flu 0 None
2006-08-21 Indonesia plays down bird flu cluster as family takes child home with suspected bird flu 0 None
2006-08-21 Chinese diners get meningitis from eating snails 0 None
2006-08-21 GenoMed's third horse with presumed West Nile Virus recovers after treatment 0 None
2006-08-21 Asia needs cheap and affordable drugs to fight disease 0 None
2006-08-20 China comes up with first AIDS vaccine 0 None
2006-08-20 Sex workers worldwide should receive legal recognition to control spread of HIV 0 None
2006-08-20 HIV-positive people in developing countries risk having no antiretroviral treatment 0 None
2006-08-20 Simpler and less expensive method of controlling the progression of HIV 0 None
2006-08-20 AIDS 2006 new studies and developments 0 None
2006-08-20 Medicines, money and motivated health workers are key to universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention 0 None
2006-08-20 Antibiotic-resistant MRSA all too common 0 None
2006-08-20 What sex education? say British teens as STI's continue to rise 0 None
2006-08-20 Bird flu cluster suspected in Indonesian village 0 None
2006-08-20 South Africa's AIDS policy 'comical' 0 None
2006-08-20 Anthrax kills man in the UK 0 None
2006-08-17 Chagas' disease needs more research attention 0 None
2006-08-17 What we have learnt from SARS epidemics in China? 0 None
2006-08-17 Thailand's antiretroviral drug provision program should serve as a model for other poorer countries 0 None
2006-08-17 H5 and N1 avian influenza found in two samples from wild mute swans in Michigan 0 None
2006-08-17 Cases of HIV infections with multiple strains more common than previously thought 0 None
2006-08-17 1.65 million worldwide now receiving antiretrovirals 0 None
2006-08-17 Significant increases in the number of HIV-positive people with access to antiretroviral drugs 0 None
2006-08-17 Few children in need of HIV/AIDS medications receiving them 0 None
2006-08-17 China taking steps to control the spread of HIV 0 None
2006-08-17 Intensified action needed to halt a quarter of a million TB/HIV deaths a year of people living with AIDS 0 None
2006-08-17 Study identifies prevention interventions set to reduce HIV infection in young people 0 None
2006-08-17 Link between male circumcision and protection against HIV infection 0 None
2006-08-17 Indonesia confirms 58th case of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus 0 None
2006-08-16 Long-term health effects from West Nile illnesses 1 5
2006-08-16 GenoMed's West Nile treatment speeds up Texas policeman's recovery from paralysis 0 None
2006-08-16 Genotoxic bacteria in the digestive tract 0 None
2006-08-16 Black leaders call for urgent program to increase HIV testing 0 None
2006-08-16 AIDS vaccine still long way off 0 None
2006-08-16 About 4 million additional health workers needed worldwide to fight HIV/AIDS, WHO says 0 None
2006-08-16 HIV treatment access reaches over 1 million in sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2006-08-16 Treatment for STI's has a role in HIV prevention 0 None
2006-08-16 Thailand shows how free access to life-saving HIV/AIDS drugs can be affordable 0 None
2006-08-16 AIDS spiraling out of control in Asia because of men's behaviour 0 None
2006-08-15 Male circumcision, microbicides and other tools set to change HIV prevention landscape 0 None
2006-08-15 Serious gaps in Indian public knowledge about HIV 0 None
2006-08-15 Elite suppressors of HIV to change how scientists monitor spread of disease 0 None
2006-08-15 Antiretroviral treatment failure due to lack of patient support 0 None
2006-08-15 New avian flu facility awards its first grant 0 None
2006-08-14 Avian influenza update - situations in Indonesia and China 0 None
2006-08-14 Wild swans in the U.S. found to have strain of H5N1 bird flu 0 None
2006-08-14 Bill Gates says protecting against HIV/AIDS can't be left to men 0 None
2006-08-14 Bird flu doing the rounds in Cambodia again 0 None
2006-08-14 Thailand finds another 46 suspected human bird-flu cases 0 None
2006-08-14 740,000 vaccines urgently needed to control outbreak of Japanese encephalitis 0 None
2006-08-14 We need to put the power of HIV prevention in the hands of women 0 None
2006-08-09 USDA, DOI and state partners begin monitoring wild migratory birds in lower 48 states 0 None
2006-08-09 Indonesia confirms 56th case of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza virus 0 None
2006-08-09 China comes clean on bird flu 0 None
2006-08-08 Effectiveness of Hib vaccine introduction into routine childhood immunization in Kenya 0 None
2006-08-08 China confirms human case of H5N1 infection dating back to November 2003 0 None
2006-08-08 Indonesia - 43 dead from bird flu 0 None
2006-08-08 Scientists find new lead in hunt for a SARS vaccine 0 None
2006-08-08 New program tackles HIV prevention among Latino adolescents 0 None
2006-08-07 Thailand confirms 24th case of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus 0 None
2006-08-07 AIDS drugs still work but TB a deadly addition to the virus 0 None
2006-08-07 Several factors are contributing to an increase in dengue epidemics 0 5
2006-08-06 Bird flu does the rounds again and another Thai man dies - Bangkok area on high alert 0 None
2006-08-06 HIV virus can survive efforts to destroy it by hiding in the mucosal tissues of the intestine 0 None
2006-08-06 Reappraisal of Pseudomonas aeruginosa hospital-acquired pneumonia mortality 0 None
2006-08-06 New, shorter therapies to treat tuberculosis more effective 0 None
2006-08-04 Pennsylvania starts annual oral rabies vaccination baiting 0 None
2006-08-04 Public consultation on new powers to monitor zoonotic diseases 0 None
2006-08-03 Providing antiretroviral treatment to workers of large companies in Africa is feasible 0 None
2006-08-03 AIDS deaths depleting ranks of health professionals more rapidly than recruitment abroad in Africa 0 None
2006-08-03 Factors determining the potential for onward transmission of vCJD via surgical instruments 0 None
2006-08-02 Global sharing of avian influenza virus samples 0 None
2006-08-02 Scientists identify genetic element that the dengue virus uses to replicate 0 5
2006-08-02 Three more bird flu suspects in Indonesia 0 None
2006-08-01 Onchocerciasis treatment reduces prevalence and intensity by 38% 0 None
2006-08-01 Creating your own pandemic virus is not so easy 0 None
2006-07-31 Bird flu doing the rounds again in Thailand 0 None
2006-07-31 Thailand says Laos to blame for spread of bird flu 0 None
2006-07-30 Polio making a comeback 0 None
2006-07-27 Teen in Thailand dies from bird flu caught from fighting cockrel 0 None
2006-07-27 Simple policies could control a smallpox epidemic 0 None
2006-07-26 Thailand confirms case of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza 0 None
2006-07-25 Lassa fever reported in Germany 0 None
2006-07-25 Distribution of more than 18 million malaria bednets in Africa 0 None
2006-07-24 Global early warning system for zoonoses launched 0 5
2006-07-24 Inadequate hospital hand hygiene is spreading MRSA 0 2.3
2006-07-24 Combating Campylobacter with common sense 0 None
2006-07-21 Research offers new hope in helping elderly fight infections 0 None
2006-07-20 New laser test screens for Hepatitis B 0 None
2006-07-19 Cleaning water at household is best diarrhea prevention 0 None
2006-07-19 The fight against zoonotic pathogens around the world 0 None
2006-07-18 FDA approves fully automated screening tests for hepatitis B surface antigen 0 None
2006-07-18 Clinton Foundation seals deal in Nigerian AIDS fight 0 None
2006-07-17 India develops local bird flu vaccine 0 None
2006-07-17 [email protected] 0 None
2006-07-17 77 die from rare tropical disease on island paradise 1 None
2006-07-17 Indonesia struggles as death toll from bird flu reaches 42 0 None
2006-07-13 Suspect chicken smuggled in from China may have been eaten 0 None
2006-07-13 Defra invites tenders for avian influenza vaccine 0 None
2006-07-12 Predicted Hantavirus risk in 2006 for the Southwestern U.S. 0 None
2006-07-12 Being a whistle-blower in China could mean going to jail 0 None
2006-07-11 Partners team up in Kenya to fights measles and malaria 0 None
2006-07-10 West Nile virus makes its 2006 arrival in Arizona 0 None
2006-07-10 Male circumcision the key to controlling the spread of AIDS in Africa 0 None
2006-07-10 Bird flu still expanding in Africa - disease widely checked in Europe but could pose threat for years 0 None
2006-07-10 Latest 'mad cow' in Canada was pregnant 0 None
2006-07-10 First case of bird flu in Spain 0 None
2006-07-10 A honey of a cure 0 None
2006-07-09 New aspect of prion disease - agent causes heart damage 0 None
2006-07-05 UK sexually transmitted infections on the rise 0 None
2006-07-05 Syphilis, chlamydia and herpes on the rise in the UK 0 None
2006-07-04 Indonesia confirms 52nd human case of bird flu 0 None
2006-07-03 Cost-effectiveness of treating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis 0 None
2006-07-03 Indonesia struggling to cope as death toll from bird flu reaches 40 0 None
2006-07-03 Bird flu appears again in South African ostriches 0 None
2006-07-03 More birds with H5N1 found in China but details are guesswork! 0 None
2006-07-03 Enter hospital at your peril! 0 None
2006-06-29 Stopping SARS viruses from reproducing 0 None
2006-06-28 Australian team test new bird flu vaccine 0 None
2006-06-28 Babies to be tested after London hospital worker is stricken with TB 0 None
2006-06-27 Insecurity fans spread of pneumonic plague in Congo 0 None
2006-06-26 Where bird flu began is a Chinese puzzle 1 None
2006-06-26 Overcrowding in hospitals could be responsible for increasing rates of MRSA infection 0 None
2006-06-26 Aussies chip in to help Indonesia fight bird flu 0 None
2006-06-26 Chickens, swans, feathers and bird flu 0 None
2006-06-26 Simple test for HIV for all of Washington DC 0 None
2006-06-26 China and bird flu - the plot thickens 0 None
2006-06-22 Indonesia admits it can't cope with bird flu 0 None
2006-06-21 No wonder Brits worry more about MRSA than waiting lists 0 None
2006-06-20 Indonesia confirms 51st case of human bird flu infection 0 None
2006-06-20 Vigilant Canadians check another farm for suspected bird flu 0 None
2006-06-19 HIV positive women are much more likely to suffer from anaemia and high blood pressure in pregnancy 0 None
2006-06-19 USDA trains foreign scientists on diagnostic testing for highly pathogenic Avian Influenza 0 None
2006-06-19 No prion diseases found in German deer 0 None
2006-06-19 Who is to blame for the measles epidemic in Britain? 0 None
2006-06-19 Bahamas malaria outbreak causes concern 0 None
2006-06-19 Experts descend on Jakarta to sort out bird flu outbreaks 0 None
2006-06-18 China's 19th case of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza virus 0 None
2006-06-18 2006 yet 100 die in the Congo from the plague 0 None
2006-06-14 Pneumonic plague in the Congo 0 None
2006-06-14 Chickens may be silent carriers of bird flu 0 None
2006-06-13 USAID announces $5 Million award to track bird flu 0 None
2006-06-13 AUA podium session on stone disease 0 None
2006-06-12 Polio doing the rounds again - 7 dead and 37 under investigation in Namibia 0 None
2006-06-12 New bird flu outbreak in China 0 None
2006-06-09 Idaho's first case of West Nile virus for 2006 0 None
2006-06-09 Syphilis on the rise in L.A. County 0 None
2006-06-08 Unbelievable - three die from tuberculosis in the UK 0 None
2006-06-08 Have we got it right about bird flu? 0 None
2006-06-07 HIV infection more common among non-Hispanic blacks 0 None
2006-06-07 Outbreak of wild poliovirus in Namibia 0 None
2006-06-06 Angola reports 41,475 cholera cases and 1576 deaths 0 None
2006-06-06 49th Indonesian case of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus confirmed 0 None
2006-06-06 Polio outbreak a setback for Namibia 0 None
2006-06-06 H5N1 infection ruled out in latest Indonesian cases 0 None
2006-06-06 Indonesia struggling to cope - quake survivors at greater risk of bird flu 0 None
2006-06-05 MTV and Kaiser Family Foundation announce first-ever multi-media community to give American youth voice on HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-06-05 Robins are the vector for West Nile virus not crows 0 None
2006-06-05 Migrating wild birds play a key role in transporting highly pathogenic avian influenza 0 None
2006-06-04 Indonesian bird flu death toll now up to 37 0 None
2006-06-04 Siblings deaths may indicate another bird flu cluster in Indonesia 0 None
2006-06-01 Avian flu facts 0 None
2006-06-01 $21 billion for HIV/AIDS, is it paying off? 0 None
2006-06-01 Scientists gain better understanding of Proteus mirabilis 0 5
2006-06-01 Organ-recipients' deaths prompt call for suppliers of pet rodents to screen for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus 0 None
2006-05-31 WHO bird flu situation update 0 None
2006-05-31 Australia all set to tackle bird flu 0 5
2006-05-30 What to do about bird flu 0 None
2006-05-29 Additional six Indonesian cases of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus 0 None
2006-05-29 Birthplace of AIDS found 1 3
2006-05-29 WHO ships Tamiflu to Indonesia just in case 0 None
2006-05-25 Bird flu doing the rounds, back again in China 0 1
2006-05-25 WHO says Indonesian bird flu cluster does not show virus has mutated 0 None
2006-05-24 WHO says bird flu cluster shows no evidence of virus mutating 0 None
2006-05-23 Two more deaths from bird flu as Indonesia tries to track down souce of 'cluster' deaths 0 None
2006-05-22 Bird flu crops up again in Indonesia 0 None
2006-05-21 vCJD may have infected far more people than previously thought 0 None
2006-05-21 WHO says bird flu cluster in Indonesia not due to human-to-human infection 0 None
2006-05-18 Cholera update in Angola and Sudan 0 None
2006-05-18 Seven new cases of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus in Indonesia 0 None
2006-05-17 Experts concerned over bird flu 'clusters' in Indonesia 0 None
2006-05-16 Critics say expert's figure of 350,000 Russians with HIV an underestimation 0 None
2006-05-16 Malaria - the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing! 0 None
2006-05-16 Who should get influenza vaccine? 0 None
2006-05-15 Simple "dipstick" test could save millions from blindness 0 None
2006-05-15 Fifth from Indonesian family dies from bird flu 0 None
2006-05-15 Thanks to WHO effective combo malaria therapy will be de-rigueur 0 None
2006-05-14 Bird flu - the battle could be over 0 None
2006-05-14 Seniors should be last in line when it comes to bird flu jabs 0 None
2006-05-14 Fifty more deaths in Angola from cholera 0 None
2006-05-14 Bird flu not spread on the wings of wild birds 0 None
2006-05-12 Study holds promise for malarial susceptibility test 0 None
2006-05-11 Climate, deer, rodents, and acorns as determinants of variation in Lyme-disease risk 0 None
2006-05-11 First human H5N1 bird flu case in Horn of Africa 0 None
2006-05-11 Fictional bird flu accounts point to need for emergency preparations - not panic 0 None
2006-05-10 Routine screening for chlamydia at colleges essential 0 None
2006-05-10 Scientists unlock more secrets of HIV and SARS 0 None
2006-05-09 Drought-induced amplification key to West Nile transmission 0 None
2006-05-08 US bird flu plan puts the onus on local communities 0 None
2006-05-08 Chancroid vaccine may help control HIV in Africa 0 None
2006-05-03 Restricting air travel as good as useless when it comes to stopping bird flu 0 None
2006-05-03 Thousands of chickens culled in the UK to stop spread of bird flu 0 None
2006-05-03 Protein produced by immune cells during malaria infection triggers severe anemia 0 None
2006-05-03 South East Asia could be the epicentre of the next human influenza pandemic 0 None
2006-05-01 Bird flu hits British farms 0 None
2006-04-28 Tumour specific drugs may render therapies based on a tumor's anatomical location obsolete 0 None
2006-04-28 Amyloid protein content in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease risk 0 None
2006-04-28 HCM detection rates doubled when genetic testing and imaging information are combined 0 None
2006-04-28 Combinatorial approach found to reverse the onset of type 1 diabetes 0 None
2006-04-28 Enzyme discovery could reduce Kaposi sarcoma tumour growth and lead to drugs suitable for treating other viral cancers 0 None
2006-04-28 Finding indicate why some kinds of Leukemia are more aggressive than others 0 None
2006-04-26 Protein made by cancer virus explains how the virus spreads 0 None
2006-04-26 Potential vaccine for visceral leishmaniasis developed 0 None
2006-04-26 New Hybrid virus may aid treatment of cancer 0 None
2006-04-26 Friends and family can protect against Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2006-04-26 Forsenol reduces tablet burden on end stage renal disease patients with hyperphospatemia 0 3
2006-04-26 Researchers identify characteristics that may lead to alcoholism 0 None
2006-04-25 Transplanted human tissue linked to seven cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the UK 0 None
2006-04-24 Time for Russians to get serious about HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-04-24 Vaginal gel zaps AIDS virus - gives women control 0 None
2006-04-20 Australian scientists tackle deadly Q fever 0 None
2006-04-19 Sudan latest bird flu victim 0 None
2006-04-19 Bubonic plague confirmed in Los Angeles woman 0 None
2006-04-19 Treating populations infected with both HIV and latent TB could speed the emergence of drug-resistant TB 0 None
2006-04-19 Western Australia measles warning 0 None
2006-04-19 "Malaria free Aceh" campaign launches in Indonesia 0 None
2006-04-18 Directly observed therapy for treating tuberculosis 0 None
2006-04-18 Will we ever be rid of bird flu? 0 None
2006-04-18 In a bird flu pandemic 40% will take a sickie 0 None
2006-04-18 Role of migratory birds in the spread of avian influenza amongst bird populations in the European Union 0 None
2006-04-17 Mass vaccination in Bangladesh to halt the spread of Polio 0 None
2006-04-16 Mad cow disease appears again in Canadian cattle 0 None
2006-04-16 Concern over spread of Mumps in the U.S. 0 None
2006-04-16 U.S. pandemic response plan - a license to print money 0 None
2006-04-16 Pakistanis on alert as bird flu crops up on another farm 0 None
2006-04-13 U.S. expert says one wild bird does not make a pandemic, while Egypt finds bird flu case # 12 0 None
2006-04-13 Scientists step closer to new treatments for river blindness 0 None
2006-04-12 Swansong - dead swan a foreigner and one and only so far 0 None
2006-04-12 Bird flu case # 33 in Indonesia 0 None
2006-04-12 Swine disease in China caused toxic shock syndrome 0 5
2006-04-11 Environmental change and viral mutations combine to fuel outbreaks of a deadly mosquito-borne disease 0 None
2006-04-11 Burma struggling to cope with over 100 bird flu outbreaks 0 None
2006-04-11 Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome caused by Streptococcus suis Serotype 2 0 None
2006-04-11 Japanese encephalitis in Bali widespread 0 None
2006-04-10 Common sense prevails as Brits say one dead swan is not a pandemic 0 None
2006-04-10 Expert says no bird flu in British poultry 0 None
2006-04-10 African sleeping sickness 0 5
2006-04-10 New approach to treating hepatitis C virus 0 None
2006-04-06 New therapy proven to be effective in the treatment of MRS 0 None
2006-04-05 Brits find first case of bird flu in a dead swan 0 None
2006-04-05 Johns Hopkins launches program to improve public health education in Africa 0 4
2006-04-05 Expert says cats may spread bird flu to humans 0 None
2006-04-05 China asked to spread the word about bird flu 0 None
2006-04-05 Bush's AIDS prevention policy doing more harm than good 0 None
2006-04-04 Bird flu pandemic supercomputer simulation model 0 None
2006-04-04 Scientists discover structure of malaria defense process 0 None
2006-04-04 Multi-site vaccinations could protect against all four dengue viruses 0 None
2006-04-04 Responding to AIDS, TB, Malaria and emerging infectious diseases in Burma 0 1
2006-04-03 British boy dies from measles 0 None
2006-04-03 Bird flu continues to sweep across the globe 0 None
2006-04-03 Jordan's first case of bird flu, courtesy of Egypt 0 None
2006-04-03 High prevalence of mumps in Iowa 0 None
2006-04-03 Sweetgum tree may help fight bird flu 0 None
2006-04-03 HIV infection rates down one-third in south India 0 None
2006-04-03 HPV vaccines provide hope for major international programmes of primary prevention 0 None
2006-03-31 Malaria, mosquitoes and man - breaking a deadly cycle 0 None
2006-03-31 China free of lymphatic filariasis 0 None
2006-03-30 Health experts meet in Asia to discuss preventing deadly childhood diseases 0 None
2006-03-29 Bird flu hits India again 0 None
2006-03-29 Clinton calls for mandatory AIDS testing while UN discourages Goa 0 None
2006-03-28 Increase in variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease predicted 0 None
2006-03-28 Bird flu infected mink found in Sweden 0 None
2006-03-28 Clear evidence that elephantiasis can be eliminated 0 None
2006-03-28 Few young Americans tested for common STD's 0 None
2006-03-28 Ocean Vesivirus found in human blood samples 0 None
2006-03-28 Egyptian program to eliminate elephantiasis successful 0 None
2006-03-28 AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and bird flu spread unchecked in Burma 0 None
2006-03-27 Gene therapy treatment for brain tumours and infections 0 None
2006-03-27 It's 2006 and two hundred children are crippled by polio in Somalia 0 None
2006-03-27 It's time for Britain to adopt universal hepatitis B immunisation 0 None
2006-03-26 Bird flu case # 5 in Egypt as virus sweeps around the world 0 None
2006-03-26 Bird flu coming round again - three cases in Cambodia cause for concern 0 None
2006-03-26 China reports 11th death from bird flu as virus sweeps across the world 0 None
2006-03-26 Will the next pandemic be tuberculosis? 0 None
2006-03-23 Researchers combat tuberculosis - help may come from protective protein 0 None
2006-03-23 There is little chance the U.S. will be able to manufacture enough vaccines to stop a bird flu pandemic 0 None
2006-03-23 International Standards for Tuberculosis Care published 0 None
2006-03-22 Newly identified human bocavirus may be associated with pneumonia 0 None
2006-03-22 Could global warming be contributing to the resurgence of malaria? 0 None
2006-03-21 Multinationals preparing for Avian flu across the globe 0 None
2006-03-21 U.S. screening for highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in migratory birds 0 None
2006-03-21 Emergence of a human-adapted H5 virus is a clear threat to public health worldwide 0 None
2006-03-21 Illness associated with petting zoos 0 4.5
2006-03-20 Movement routes key to predicting spread of infectious diseases 0 None
2006-03-20 H5N1 influenza virus is undergoing genetic diversity expansion 0 None
2006-03-17 A new strategy to tuberculosis 0 None
2006-03-16 Stray dog dies of bird flu in Azerbaijan 0 None
2006-03-16 Bird flu reaches Sweden and Denmark 0 None
2006-03-15 Consumer groups worried about plans to scale down mad cow tests 0 None
2006-03-14 Latest "Mad Cow" case will affect the lifting of bans against American beef 0 None
2006-03-14 Three dead in Azerbaijan from bird flu 0 None
2006-03-13 Myanmar reveals its first case of H5N1 bird flu 0 None
2006-03-13 Cameroon fourth African country to be hit by bird flu 0 None
2006-03-13 Third U.S. case of mad cow disease 0 None
2006-03-13 New tools in the fight against pneumococci 0 None
2006-03-13 Chronic kidney disease is rising rapidly worldwide 0 None
2006-03-09 Chickens, swans, cats and Disneyland - bird flu really gets around! 0 None
2006-03-09 Dramatic increase in antibiotic-resistant staph infections 0 None
2006-03-08 Swedish theory suggests treatment for Avian Influenza Infection 0 None
2006-03-08 China official bird flu toll now 10 0 None
2006-03-08 Cat in the clear - but experts argue over "fire blanket" pandemic plan 0 None
2006-03-07 Austrian cat has bird flu but no symptoms of the virus 0 None
2006-03-07 Bird flu keeps on going round and round and back to China 0 None
2006-03-06 Spread of bird flu unprecedented 0 None
2006-03-06 Reports of bird flu in the Bahamas are exaggerated 0 None
2006-03-06 Mosquito virus kills 78 in a month - Indian ocean fears epidemic 0 None
2006-03-06 Poland latest on bird flu hit list 0 None
2006-03-06 Bird flu comes round again as another dies in China 0 None
2006-03-05 Germans panic and dump their cats as Serbia joins the bird flu list 0 None
2006-03-05 Brits issued with travel advice following cats death from bird flu 0 None
2006-03-01 Fighting the battle against disease - Leeds researchers take on the world 0 None
2006-03-01 Scientists show how MRSA sidesteps hospital protection measures 0 None
2006-03-01 The incidence, distribution, and control of tuberculosis 0 3
2006-03-01 Franco-British partnership to combat AIDS 0 None
2006-03-01 West Nile virus epidemics in North America are driven by shifts in mosquito feeding behavior 0 None
2006-03-01 Bird flu will soon be worldwide 0 None
2006-02-28 Russia sets up HQ to fight bird flu 0 None
2006-02-28 As far as bird flu goes we are in danger - but only of overreacting! 0 None
2006-02-27 Is persistent bacterial infection good for your health? 0 5
2006-02-27 Why people of African descent are more vulnerable to tuberculosis infection 0 None
2006-02-27 French vaccinate millions of free range birds as farm becomes first victim of bird flu 0 None
2006-02-24 Bangladesh launches measles vaccination campaign 0 None
2006-02-24 Trial of intermittent malaria treatment in children leads to 86% reduction in cases 0 None
2006-02-24 Research points to a novel approach to treating serious Strep infections 0 None
2006-02-24 Australian researchers design portable diagnostic system to identify bird flu in a human sample within 2 hours 0 None
2006-02-24 Why some infectious diseases are limited to small outbreaks and others become full-blown epidemics 0 None
2006-02-24 Australia boost preparedness for Avian Influenza 0 None
2006-02-24 HIV/AIDS risks reduced when mothers educate daughters 0 None
2006-02-24 Scientists discover genetic profile eosinophilic esophagitis 0 None
2006-02-23 British man had to cheat to access to HIV treatment 0 None
2006-02-22 India and Malaysia breathe sigh of relief as suspects cleared of bird flu 0 None
2006-02-22 World's poor at huge risk from bird flu 0 None
2006-02-22 High alert as bird flu sweeps relentlessly across the globe 0 None
2006-02-21 Concern grows over possible bird flu spread in West Africa 0 None
2006-02-21 Mutations in H5N1 avian influenza viruses 0 None
2006-02-21 Doctors told to loosen up in the interests of hygiene 0 None
2006-02-21 Animals diseases jumping to humans faster than ever before 0 None
2006-02-21 Dynamic duo, Clinton and India join forces to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-02-20 Britain too laid back about bird flu 0 None
2006-02-19 Death toll reaches 93 as bird flu hits India, France and Egypt 0 None
2006-02-19 Bird flu gets a grip on Europe 0 None
2006-02-17 Scientists put ehrlichiosis under the genomic spotlight 0 None
2006-02-16 More wild birds threatened with slaughter as bird flu spreads across Europe 0 None
2006-02-14 Self-test for chlamydia via the Web 0 None
2006-02-14 Nigeria struggling to cope with bird flu and more scares in Europe 0 None
2006-02-13 Control interventions crucial for stopping the spread of bird flu in Africa 0 None
2006-02-13 African countries should step up surveillance and border controls for bird flu 0 None
2006-02-12 Bird flu found in wild birds in Greece, Italy and Bulgaria 0 None
2006-02-07 New tool to predict epidemics of malaria up to five months in advance 0 None
2006-02-07 Rotavirus vaccine will protect children against a major killer worldwide 0 None
2006-02-05 Key genes identified that enable tuberculosis infection to spread 0 None
2006-02-02 AIDS campaigners call on British and French governments to develop a common strategy to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2006-02-02 Controlling neglected diseases will boost fight against HIV, TB and Malaria 0 None
2006-02-02 HIV decline in Zimbabwe 0 None
2006-01-30 Three cases of bird flu in Iraq 0 None
2006-01-30 Two wild birds dead from bird flu in Hong Kong in two weeks 0 None
2006-01-30 Deadly birdflu virus reaches Cyprus 0 None
2006-01-29 Bird flu jab for chickens could halt spread of the virus 0 None
2006-01-29 Saudi Arabia culls falcons with bird flu 0 None
2006-01-26 Study estimates 500,000 fatalities from bird flu pandemic outbreak in Japan 0 None
2006-01-26 Follow the money trail to track the disease 0 None
2006-01-26 HIV/AIDS in China a major cause for concern 0 None
2006-01-26 Markets in Asia great place to catch bird flu 0 None
2006-01-25 HIV revealed in 3D 0 None
2006-01-25 70,000 new HIV infections occurring in China last year 0 None
2006-01-25 Avian influenza could have disastrous effects on countries' economies, infrastructures, populations, public health and stability 0 None
2006-01-25 Bactrim could help HIV-infected children in poor countries 0 None
2006-01-24 WHO says Asian states too slow in reporting bird flu 0 None
2006-01-24 Health economics study questions recent policy on screening of US blood donations for West Nile Virus 0 None
2006-01-23 WHO accused of exaggerating bird flu pandemic threat 0 None
2006-01-23 WHO update on avian influenza in Indonesia 0 None
2006-01-23 Symposium on celiac disease 0 None
2006-01-23 Mad cow found in Canada 0 None
2006-01-22 Malaria parasite plasmodium shown to develop in lymph nodes 0 None
2006-01-22 French woman has suspected bird flu 0 None
2006-01-22 Indonesians deaths bring bird toll to 82 0 None
2006-01-19 Tamiflu alone won't work in bird flu pandemic 0 None
2006-01-18 $2 billion to fight bird flu 0 None
2006-01-18 Village in China under quarantine following outbreak of foot and mouth disease 0 None
2006-01-18 Experts demand more funds to stop the spread of bird flu 0 None
2006-01-18 Preparing for bird flu 0 None
2006-01-18 New treatment for brucellosis 1 2
2006-01-17 EU pumps $120 million into fight against bird flu 0 None
2006-01-17 More deaths in Turkey and Indonesia from bird flu 0 None
2006-01-16 Systemic spread of avian influenza virus in cats 0 None
2006-01-16 Flu - not the only germ threat this time of year! 0 None
2006-01-16 Another child dies from suspected bird flu in Turkey 0 None
2006-01-16 Carry a condom in Columbia or else face a fine 0 None
2006-01-16 Clinton's deal with drug companies will save millions of lives and millions of dollars 0 None
2006-01-16 18 in Turkey with bird flu 0 None
2006-01-11 Centrally coordinated control campaign crucial to battle bird flu 0 None
2006-01-11 Turks calm and positive in dealing with bird flu outbreak 0 None
2006-01-10 Russia ups the ante against bird flu yet again 0 None
2006-01-10 As Turks struggle with bird flu experts say it will be controlled 0 None
2006-01-10 Detecting MRSA outbreaks 0 None
2006-01-10 Undersea tools with powerful jets of water are being redesigned to cut human bone and tissue 0 None
2006-01-10 Turks panic as bird flu sweeps across the country 0 None
2006-01-10 New Australian chlamydia trial 0 None
2006-01-09 Turkey on alert as bird flu spreads 0 None
2006-01-08 Travelers in Russia warned about bird flu in Turkey 0 None
2006-01-06 Largest post-mortem study of SARS deaths teaches scientists about the disease 0 None
2006-01-06 Fruit bats a reservoir for Ebola virus 0 None
2006-01-05 Surprise discovery helps tackle rabies 0 None
2006-01-05 MRSA prevalence may be due to over-prescribing and overuse of antibiotics 0 None
2006-01-05 UCLA examines disease-versus-disease interactions 0 None
2006-01-02 Art sessions can benefit cancer patients 0 None
2006-01-02 Smokers with a family history of lung cancer encouraged to undergo screening 0 None
2006-01-02 Glioblastoma Multiforme is a brain cancer death sentence 47 3
2006-01-02 3 walks a week can slow the progression of peripheral artery disease 0 None
2006-01-02 Identification of regulatory mechanism could lead to new treatments of osteoporosis 0 None
2006-01-02 Breakdown of myelin linked to genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease 0 None


733 posts
73 raters