Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - April 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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