Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - May 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-05-31 Man with rare TB zig-zagged his way around Europe on planes 0 None
2007-05-31 U.S. government prevents meat packer testing for mad cow disease 0 None
2007-05-31 Trans-Atlantic air traveler in quarantine with dangerous TB 0 None
2007-05-30 Stop TB Partnership aims to treat 50 million patients between 2006 and 2015 0 None
2007-05-30 Community-associated antibiotic-resistant staph infections increase 0 None
2007-05-30 H5N1 influenza virus survivors' antibodies effective at neutralising H5N1 strain 0 None
2007-05-29 Routine HIV testing called for in A&E departments 0 None
2007-05-29 Blood of bird flu survivors promises new treatment for the deadly virus 0 None
2007-05-29 Superbugs out and about in the community 0 None
2007-05-28 Form of bird flu spreads in Wales 0 None
2007-05-28 Sailors sent home because of mumps 0 None
2007-05-28 Bird flu arrives in Britain 0 None
2007-05-27 Avian influenza H7N2 infection confirmed in north Wales 0 None
2007-05-25 Another death in Indonesia from bird flu and thousands more birds culled 0 None
2007-05-24 Significant breakthrough in the search for an effective malaria vaccine 0 None
2007-05-24 Antibiotics are highly effective for treating Lyme disease 0 None
2007-05-24 System to identify air travel passengers responsible for the unintentional release of germs 0 None
2007-05-24 Global warming and infectious diseases 0 5
2007-05-24 Status of malaria in the world today 0 None
2007-05-24 Diagnostic tests for Malaria are often underused in Zambia 0 None
2007-05-22 Cause of drug-resistant wound infections among soldiers in Iraq down to hospitals not battlefield 0 None
2007-05-22 Extremely drug resistant TB a serious problem in India 0 None
2007-05-22 New strategy to inoculate medical staff in a pandemic situation 0 None
2007-05-21 Deadly fish virus has the potential to devastate entire Lake Winnebago fish population 0 None
2007-05-17 Quest for effective HIV vaccines present new possibilities, challenges 0 None
2007-05-17 Disposable tourniquet could reduce spread of MRSA 0 None
2007-05-16 Bird flu, WHO and Indonesia 0 None
2007-05-16 Dealing with emerging diseases 0 None
2007-05-15 People with HIV who drop out of care do not live as long as those who remain under a doctor's treatment 0 None
2007-05-15 West Nile virus case in court in Canada 0 None
2007-05-15 Indonesia demands 'a fair go' for poor countries over bird flu vaccines 0 None
2007-05-15 Bird flu strikes again in Indonesia - death toll now 76 0 None
2007-05-14 Health workers to get mumps booster in battle against the spread of the disease 0 None
2007-05-14 Oral sex 'ups' the risk of throat cancer 0 None
2007-05-11 New host species for avian influenza A virus (H5N1) 0 None
2007-05-11 Dealing with a flu pandemic in the UK 0 None
2007-05-11 Research shows that pigs get hepatitis E virus early enough to minimise the risk of human infection 0 None
2007-05-10 Raynaud's disease review by Mayo Clinic Health Letter 0 None
2007-05-09 Project unites U.S., Singapore and Indonesia in the fight against bird flu 0 None
2007-05-09 Experts explain China's mystery pig disease 0 None
2007-05-09 Hydrogel to tackle H5N1 0 None
2007-05-09 Predicting the next pandemic 0 None
2007-05-08 Spring has sprung and so has West Nile virus! 0 None
2007-05-07 Bird flu death toll climbs to 75 in Indonesia 0 None
2007-05-07 Face masks offer little protection from bird flu 0 None
2007-05-07 Mumps makes a comeback Canada 0 None
2007-05-04 Oral vaccine prevents prion disease in mice 0 None
2007-05-04 US control strategies may make flu epidemics worse 0 None
2007-05-04 MRSA treated with maggots 0 None
2007-05-04 Study on cerebral malaria in children living in an endemic region 0 None
2007-05-04 Study looks at how religious organizations respond to HIV/AIDS within their communities 0 None
2007-05-04 New strains of TB could be a devastating weapon in the hands of terrorists 0 None
2007-05-04 Alcohol-based handrubs can improve hygiene in hospitals 0 None
2007-05-04 Newer flu vaccines may have been less effective than vaccines used in previous years 0 None
2007-05-03 Bird flu hits Ghana 0 None
2007-05-03 Another cow found with Mad Cow disease in Canada 0 None
2007-05-02 Australian Health Minister approves plan to genetically track HIV cases 0 None
2007-05-02 Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria aims to triple spending 0 None
2007-05-02 Illinois House considers bill to remove written consent requirement for HIV tests 0 None
2007-05-02 1758 cases of malaria reported in UK travellers in 2006 0 None
2007-05-02 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center establishes new vaccine and disease institute 0 None
2007-05-02 West Nile virus may require some extra attention, thought and planning this year 0 None
2007-05-02 Top 10 diseases by cost 0 None
2007-05-02 Afghan President Hamid Karzai meets WHO chief on polio eradication 0 None
2007-05-01 PEPFAR 'on track' to meet goals when authorization expires, Dybul says 0 None
2007-05-01 Health officials urge Nevada legislators to support HIV testing bill aimed at pregnant women 0 None
2007-05-01 Oregon, Texas HIV/AIDS, STI awareness efforts focus on black youth 0 None
2007-05-01 New interactive map shows spread of avian flu virus 0 None
2007-05-01 Protecting Americans against a smallpox outbreak 0 None
2007-05-01 Drg resistant HIV quickly hides in infants' cells 0 None
2007-05-01 Google maps used to track avian flu spread 0 None
2007-05-01 Gambian President Jammeh is giving people false hope 0 None
2007-05-01 3M and Gen-Probe collaborate to combat healthcare-associated infections 0 None


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