Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - April 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-04-30 UNESCO launches programs to build capacity of education sector in southern Africa to address HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-04-30 60% of HIV-positive people in India live in rural areas 0 None
2007-04-30 Feasible to create a stockpile of H5N1 vaccine 0 None
2007-04-29 When it comes to food scares, dare we trust the FDA? 0 None
2007-04-27 Quarterly UK Clostridium difficile and MRSA figures 0 None
2007-04-26 When it comes to bird flu - will Indonesia play the game? 0 None
2007-04-26 Cure for African sleeping sickness 0 2.5
2007-04-26 New searchable influenza gene database 0 None
2007-04-25 Valid consent for genomic epidemiology in developing countries 0 None
2007-04-25 Financial incentives help control MRSA infections in NHS hospitals 0 None
2007-04-25 WHO facilitates influenza vaccine technology transfer to developing countries 0 None
2007-04-24 WHO warns bird flu could kill 7 million 0 None
2007-04-24 Scientists discover new virus responsible for deaths of 3 transplant recipients 0 None
2007-04-24 Global meeting on access to potential pandemic vaccines 0 None
2007-04-24 Global drive to eradicate polio moves to Afghanistan and Pakistan 0 None
2007-04-24 Discovery of new virus 0 None
2007-04-23 Rabies kills three despite proven experimental treatment 0 None
2007-04-23 Developing world can expect a 'pandemic of cancer' by 2020 0 None
2007-04-22 Latest food scare in the U.S.A. - ground beef contaminated with E. coli 0 None
2007-04-20 New report will help reduce Venousthromboembolism in hospitals 0 None
2007-04-19 New risk maps identify geographic areas predicting spread of avian flu 0 None
2007-04-19 No one gets the blame but turkey company gets compensated for bird flu scare 0 None
2007-04-18 Grave warning about the state of AIDS treatment scale-up 0 None
2007-04-18 Global Fund must fund salaries of health workers to deliver HIV, TB and malaria treatments 0 None
2007-04-18 Vaccination week in the Americas 0 None
2007-04-18 Towards universal access: scaling up priority HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector 0 None
2007-04-17 Staph infections among hospitalized patients are on the rise 0 None
2007-04-17 Johns Hopkins to test all children for 'superbugs' 0 None
2007-04-17 Controlling impact of Ebola - new vaccines could control impact of Ebola on wild apes 0 5
2007-04-17 H5N1 western genomes sequenced 0 None
2007-04-17 Too many of the world's poor still denied HIV drugs 0 None
2007-04-17 U.S. ready for bird flu 0 None
2007-04-16 CDC warns about threat of drug resistant gonorrhoea 0 None
2007-04-15 USAID provides assistance to Burkina Faso for outbreak of meningitis 0 None
2007-04-15 Should stocks of smallpox virus be destroyed? 0 5
2007-04-15 Eradicating polio a better option than extended control of the disease 0 2
2007-04-12 A wavering commitment to polio eradication is not a good option! 0 None
2007-04-12 New vaccine to prevent type-1 polio three times as effective as standard vaccine 0 None
2007-04-12 New CDC data show increases in E.coli, salmonella and vibrio 0 None
2007-04-11 AIDS Healthcare Foundation commends the passing of HIV testing bill 0 None
2007-04-11 Death toll in Egypt from bird flu now 14 0 None
2007-04-10 Malaria in pregnancy 0 None
2007-04-10 More bird flu cases in Pakistan and Bangladesh 0 None
2007-04-08 Bird flu case # 34 for Egypt 0 None
2007-04-07 Chlamydia screening questioned 0 None
2007-04-07 $1.1 billion funding to low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS in U.S. 0 None
2007-04-07 Screening for Clostridium difficile before hospital admission could cut infection rates 0 None
2007-04-04 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital designated as Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance 0 None
2007-04-04 Primary lesson of the 1918 influenza pandemic is that it is critical to intervene early 0 None
2007-04-04 Insecticide-treated mosquito nets reduce number of miscarriages by one third in Africa 0 None
2007-04-03 Rabies vaccine approach against HIV shows promise 0 None
2007-04-03 All U.S. States to begin names-based reporting of HIV cases by end of 2007 0 None
2007-04-03 India plans to provide 300,000 HIV-positive adults, 40,000 HIV-positive children with access to no-cost antiretrovirals 0 None
2007-04-03 International community should focus on 'critical' health conditions, including HIV/AIDS epidemic, of Myanmar's population 0 None
2007-04-03 Severe dengue infections may go unrecognized in international travelers 0 None
2007-04-03 New hope for a rabies cure 1 2
2007-04-02 Community-based measures fail to reduce HIV levels 0 None
2007-04-02 HIV-1 control program fails in Zimbabwe 0 None
2007-04-02 HIV in Asia set to explode 0 None
2007-04-02 President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief making significant contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDS pandemic 0 None
2007-04-02 Lesotho struggles to contain spread of tuberculosis 0 None
2007-04-02 More Ugandan men seeking circumcisions to lower HIV risk 0 None
2007-04-02 Breast-feeding exclusively lowers risk of vertical HIV transmission to children in developing countries 0 None
2007-04-02 Six centers of excellence for influenza research and surveillance established in U.S. 0 None
2007-04-02 Precautions against C. difficile infection 0 None
2007-04-02 USAID is extending its HIV/AIDS prevention and care project in Pakistan 0 None
2007-04-02 Efficacy of Ugandan HIV prevention programs decreasing 0 None
2007-04-02 Bahrain launches campaign to involve religious leaders in fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-04-02 Breastfeeding significantly reduces risk of HIV transmission from mother to child 0 None
2007-04-02 How does the highly pathogenic bird flu virus spread to new countries? 0 None
2007-04-02 USAID strengthens fight against avian influenza globally 0 None


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