Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - August 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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