Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-12-30 Secrets revealed into devastating 1918 flu pandemic 0 5
2008-12-30 Brits battling to cope with 'killer' Australian flu strain 0 None
2008-12-30 Scientists isolate genes that made 1918 flu lethal 0 None
2008-12-29 Bird flu returns again to Vietnam 0 5
2008-12-28 Man dies from flesh-eating disease 0 None
2008-12-22 HIV carriers in Malaysia should not be allowed to marry, says government official 0 None
2008-12-22 Cairn's residents threatened with fines over dengue outbreak 0 None
2008-12-22 Dengue fever outbreak spreading across Cairns 0 None
2008-12-21 vCJD blood test achieves 100% accuracy 0 4.7
2008-12-18 Remote sensing helps tackle tropical disease schistosomiasis in southern China 0 None
2008-12-16 Researchers hunt for new drugs for Leishmaniasis 0 None
2008-12-16 Discovery of new way a man can transmit the HIV virus to a woman 0 None
2008-12-16 Mucosal lining of the female genital tract no barrier to HIV sexual transmission 0 None
2008-12-14 NACCHO to donate up to one million doses of FluMist 0 None
2008-12-14 Researchers develop universal influenza vaccine for animals 0 None
2008-12-14 Australians warned of rabies outbreak in Bali 0 3.5
2008-12-12 Inexperienced sex workers most at risk of sexual infections 0 None
2008-12-12 Entomologists look for Lyme disease answers in tick saliva 0 None
2008-12-12 Scientists show that HIV's evolution in the body does not occur at a constant rate 0 None
2008-12-10 New therapeutic targets for malaria 0 None
2008-12-10 Blocking immune receptor molecule improves response to HIV-like virus, prolongs survival in monkeys 0 None
2008-12-10 Hong Kong on high alert over bird flu outbreak 0 None
2008-12-10 Accelerating progress in the development of vaccines 0 None
2008-12-10 Drug-resistant tuberculosis rife in China 0 None
2008-12-10 Broken health system aggravates cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe 0 None
2008-12-10 Researchers hunt for a hi-tech vaccine against Helicobacter pylori 0 None
2008-12-10 As many as 300 children could be at risk of TB from hospital doctor 0 None
2008-12-09 Vaccine against malaria could be ready in 5 years 0 None
2008-12-08 Gene therapy used to fight AIDS 0 None
2008-12-08 Biomarkers in blood could aid diagnosis of two severe and debilitating forms of malaria 0 None
2008-12-05 Zinc key to formation of hospital-acquired infections 0 None
2008-12-05 Two simple blood tests detect flesh-eating bacteria 0 None
2008-12-04 Measles on the decline globally 0 None
2008-12-03 Mad Cow disease strain found to be more virulent than classical strain 0 None
2008-12-03 New vaccine theory aimed at ticks and mosquitoes to prevent disease transmission 0 None
2008-12-03 New HIV documentary tackles stigma faced by teachers in Africa 0 None
2008-12-03 PNG struggling to come to terms with HIV/AIDS epidemic 0 None
2008-12-03 WHO boss says major milestone reached in fight against AIDS 0 None
2008-12-02 Cholera outbreaks in Zimbabwe 0 None
2008-12-01 Six bad bugs increasingly escaping effects of antibiotics 0 None
2008-12-01 Measles Initiative to announce new achievements 0 None
2008-12-01 College students vaccinated against influenza less likely to develop flu-like illnesses 0 None
2008-12-01 Routine HIV screening for all patients recommended 0 None
2008-12-01 20th anniversary of World AIDS day - experts say universal, voluntary testing could reduce new HIV cases by 95% 0 None
2008-11-30 South Africa's battle with AIDS receives funding boost 0 None
2008-11-30 Selenium may slow march of AIDS 0 None
2008-11-30 AIDS communication breakdown means new threat to the UK 0 None
2008-11-28 Novel target for therapeutics against Staphylococcus aureus 0 None
2008-11-26 Clear seasonal variation in bacterial infections 0 None
2008-11-26 Universal voluntary testing, immediate treatment can reduce new HIV cases by 95% within 10 years 0 None
2008-11-26 Genomics and bioinformatics could be the future in battle against malaria 0 None
2008-11-26 AIDS research group reports significant viral load drop in HIV/AIDS infected study groups 0 5
2008-11-26 AHF: Lancet’s Africa AIDS study shows global testing woefully under-funded 0 None
2008-11-26 Schoolies warned that after-effects of drinking or drug-taking could disguise the start of meningococcal disease 0 None
2008-11-25 Researchers generate synthetic SARS-like bat coronavirus 0 None
2008-11-25 Scientists reconstruct bat variant of SARS coronavirus 0 None
2008-11-25 AIDS advocates tell WHO: Stop harmful single-dose treatment for expectant mothers and infants 0 None
2008-11-25 A more rational and scientific approach to AIDS is needed, says expert 0 None
2008-11-24 Study looks at exposure to antibiotic-resistant bacteria from transportation of poultry 0 None
2008-11-24 Discovery of new species of bacterium that causes leprosy 0 5
2008-11-24 Gorillas may be at increased risk of pathogen exchange with humans 0 None
2008-11-24 Artemisinin combination therapies may be almost as effective as treated bednets in preventing malaria 0 None
2008-11-20 Discovery of new species of Ebola virus 0 None
2008-11-20 Food scientists study link between pathogens and illness 0 None
2008-11-20 If avian flu hits poultry consumption could decline 0 None
2008-11-20 Common cold virus originated in birds 0 None
2008-11-19 Adults need vaccines to protect from preventable diseases, say medical societies 0 None
2008-11-18 Human granulocytic anaplasmosis - tick-borne disease found in China 0 None
2008-11-18 Why are so many infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans? 0 None
2008-11-18 Seniors should have the flu jab this winter, say experts 0 None
2008-11-18 Use of insecticide-treated bed nets increases, but 90 million African children still exposed to malaria 0 None
2008-11-18 Impending crisis in provision of histopathology expertise for mouse functional genomics 0 None
2008-11-17 New and improved scientific method to forecast the demand for key anti-malarial treatments 0 None
2008-11-16 Previously unknown regulatory step during HIV replication provides potential new target for HIV/AIDS therapy 0 None
2008-11-13 100,000 saved from dying of tuberculosis 0 None
2008-11-12 U.S. 'super bugs' invading several Colombian cities 0 None
2008-11-12 Compound found that blocks SARS virus 0 None
2008-11-11 XDR-TB declining in the U.S. 0 None
2008-11-11 Airport malaria 0 None
2008-11-11 Medicine, math and engineering combine to reveal how sepsis and less severe infections occur 0 5
2008-11-11 Drug-eluting better than bare metal stents in diabetics 0 None
2008-11-11 New report shows high Clostridium difficile infection rates in U.S. hospitals 0 None
2008-11-11 Astragalus root plant chemical used to fight HIV 1 None
2008-11-11 Protein called TIM-3 turns off HIV-fighting T cells 0 None
2008-11-11 Another outbreak of bird flu in Thailand has authorities on high alert 0 None
2008-11-10 1918 Spanish flu records could hold the key to solving future pandemics 0 None
2008-11-10 The smaller the mozzie the nastier the bite 0 None
2008-11-10 Scientists engineer immune cells to act as "bionic assassins" that see through HIV's many disguises 0 None
2008-11-09 Leprosy forgotten but not gone 0 None
2008-11-08 Superbugs on the rise in Canadian hospitals 0 None
2008-11-08 Leprosy still present in the U.S. 0 None
2008-11-06 Newly discovered protein may help explain tuberculosis' resiliency 0 None
2008-11-06 H5N1 protein hides in tiny tubules 0 None
2008-11-06 New HIV-reduction initiative takes to the fields 0 None
2008-11-06 A probiotic bacterium reduces hospital infections 0 None
2008-11-06 Flu shot still best protection against flu 0 None
2008-11-05 New HIV-reduction initiative takes to the fields 0 None
2008-11-05 Most adults not up to date on their vaccinations 0 None
2008-11-05 Death by hyperdisease 0 None
2008-11-04 Qld scientists breakthrough in battle against insect-transmitted diseases 0 None
2008-11-04 Study finds fears of HIV transmission in families with infected parent 0 None
2008-11-04 Researchers look at spread of dengue virus in rural Thai villages 0 None
2008-11-04 Smaller mosquitoes more likely to be infected with viruses that cause diseases in humans 0 None
2008-11-04 Scientists step closer to finding a defense against superbugs 0 None
2008-11-04 How to avoid superbugs 0 4
2008-11-02 Current hospital tests for Clostridium difficile not accurate enough 0 None
2008-10-31 Malaria falls significantly in the Gambia in last 5 years - raises possibility of elimination in other parts of Africa 0 None
2008-10-31 Important steps towards the development of a human vaccine against malaria 0 None
2008-10-28 Students at Missouri High School tested for HIV following concern of exposure to virus 0 None
2008-10-27 The sooner the better when it comes to HIV/AIDS treatment 0 None
2008-10-26 Rapid HIV testing in the emergency department boosts diagnoses, screening 0 None
2008-10-26 Gates Foundation grant to help prevent deaths in Africa by improving antibiotic access 0 None
2008-10-23 Researchers downplay value of mandatory universal nasal screening of patients for MRSA 0 None
2008-10-23 Ministers urged to rethink rather than repackage $2 billion global response to infectious diseases 0 None
2008-10-22 New TB test more accurate in predicting those most susceptible 0 None
2008-10-21 helps identify future disease hot spots 0 None
2008-10-21 Worries over test for mad cow disease 0 5
2008-10-21 Bird flu appears again in Hong Kong 0 None
2008-10-20 Getting the flu early may protect against worse one later 0 None
2008-10-20 New tuberculosis test reveals patients at risk 0 None
2008-10-20 Universal vaccine could protect people and pets from deadly flu pandemics 0 None
2008-10-20 Hand, foot and mouth disease in China kills 3 children and sickens over 100 others 0 None
2008-10-20 Mumps making a comeback in Australia 0 None
2008-10-19 Polio could be wiped out in Nigeria thanks to improved vaccine 0 None
2008-10-19 More hospital cleaners the answer to superbugs 0 None
2008-10-16 Governments urged to fight pneumococcal disease 0 None
2008-10-14 Qld uni student diagnosed with tuberculosis 0 None
2008-10-14 Free treatment program against Buruli ulcer in Cameroon not working 0 None
2008-10-14 Discovery of earliest known cases of human tuberculosis in Neolithic village 0 1
2008-10-13 Unpicking the complexity of human disease 0 None
2008-10-13 TB Alliance receives pledge of up to $40 million from USAID 0 None
2008-10-13 Program in India aims to implement HIV/AIDS services in private maternity hospitals 0 None
2008-10-13 Workshop in Ghana encourages NGOs, volunteers to bolster TB control efforts 0 None
2008-10-13 Global Health Group to assist Namibia in developing strategic malaria control plan 0 None
2008-10-13 HIV drug resistance spreading in China, researcher says 0 None
2008-10-13 35% of annual new HIV infections in Spain occur among immigrants, researcher says at conference 0 None
2008-10-13 Empowering people living with HIV/AIDS can address poverty in Nigeria, advocate says 0 None
2008-10-13 Women's independence necessary to address HIV/AIDS in Uganda, opinion piece says 0 None
2008-10-13 Panel discusses how Asian migrant women are vulnerable to HIV 0 None
2008-10-12 Georgia Tech models future pandemic flu, improves food, quarantine strategies 0 None
2008-10-12 Tuberculosis vaccine a step closer 0 None
2008-10-12 Tracking down the cause of Mad Cow disease - first synthetic prion protein with an anchor 0 None
2008-10-07 Outbreak of mystery disease kills four in South Africa 0 1.5
2008-10-06 New vaccines may not reduce tuberculosis incidence 0 None
2008-10-06 Improper cooking linked to 32 cases of Salmonella in the U.S. 0 None
2008-10-05 Philippines receives $5 million from Chevron for TB eradication efforts 0 None
2008-10-05 Call for India to legalize homosexuality to improve fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-10-05 Canadian program provides care to HIV-positive pregnant women, aims to reduce mother-to-child transmission 0 None
2008-10-05 Newsweek examines global malaria action plan 0 None
2008-10-05 Kenya signs $15 million grant agreement to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-10-05 Ukraine Parliament introduces bill to increase HIV prevention, treatment efforts 0 None
2008-10-05 100 years of HIV in humans 0 None
2008-10-05 Spiritual healing threatening adherence to antiretrovirals in Uganda, official says 0 None
2008-10-05 Lack of advocacy, communication, mobilization programs hindering Uganda's efforts to fight TB, health official says 0 None
2008-10-05 Newspapers examine efforts, reaction to easing ban on HIV-positive visitors to U.S. 0 None
2008-10-05 Medicines for Malaria venture launches five-year plan for new drugs 0 None
2008-10-05 HIV cases increasing among women, MSM in rural China 0 None
2008-10-05 HIV-positive women in Nepal call for greater assistance from government 0 None
2008-10-05 New York Times examines California HIV testing bill 0 None
2008-10-05 Health workers cannot refuse to provide treatment to HIV-positive people, India's Supreme Court rules 0 None
2008-10-05 CDC says 1.1 million people living with HIV 0 None
2008-10-02 7 million pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa infected with hookworms 0 None
2008-09-29 Deadly virus scrumpox a threat to rugby players wrestlers 1 5
2008-09-29 Leaders of Kenya's Luo ethnic group embrace male circumcision after meeting with medical experts, lawmakers 0 None
2008-09-29 $3 billion announced for global malaria action plan to eradicate malaria by 2015 0 None
2008-09-29 New York City blacks more likely than other races to have high blood pressure, report finds 0 None
2008-09-29 HIV/AIDS services agency sues New Hampshire town for restricting access to group home 0 None
2008-09-29 Prisons in North Carolina to begin testing all inmates for HIV 0 None
2008-09-29 Senate approves bill that would require HIV testing in federal prisons 0 None
2008-09-29 Youth campaign to fight HIV/AIDS in Indian city, Times of India reports 0 None
2008-09-29 HHS should act quickly to end travel restrictions for HIV-positive people, editorial says 0 None
2008-09-28 Scrumpox - deadly rugby virus spreads in sumo wrestlers 1 None
2008-09-25 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide $168.7 million for malaria vaccine research 0 None
2008-09-24 WHO updates on Guinea Bissau cholera outbreak 0 None
2008-09-24 HIV infection rates rising among self-injecting drug users 0 None
2008-09-24 Tuberculosis poses security threat in Russia, official says 0 None
2008-09-24 New York Times examines new surveillance measures in WHO's world malaria report 2008 0 None
2008-09-24 Raleigh News & Observer profiles UNC researcher who investigates social factors behind higher HIV/AIDS rates for blacks 0 None
2008-09-24 CD4 tests can reduce costs, extend lives of HIV-positive people in Africa 0 None
2008-09-24 San Francisco Chronicle examines summer camp that seeks to empower young people living with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-09-24 Thai health experts call for review of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission program 0 None
2008-09-24 National Journal examines advocates,' lawmakers' efforts to create domestic HIV/AIDS plan 0 None
2008-09-23 Three million HIV positive injecting drug users 0 None
2008-09-23 Coles contaminated chicken recalled in four states 0 None
2008-09-22 Algeria, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia successfully reach malaria elimination phase 0 None
2008-09-22 Newsweek examines the effect of aging on people living with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-09-22 House Democrats send letter to President Bush urging 'swift action' on reversal of rule banning HIV-positive foreigners from entering U.S. 0 None
2008-09-22 Raleigh News & Observer profiles UNC researcher who investigates social factors behind higher HIV/AIDS rates for blacks 0 None
2008-09-22 Supply shortages, poverty interrupt antiretroviral treatments in Swaziland 0 None
2008-09-22 World Food Programme to phase out aid in Uganda, including HIV/AIDS support 0 None
2008-09-22 India to treat all MDR-TB cases by 2010, WHO official says 4 None
2008-09-22 Tuberculosis researchers discuss challenges, next steps for addressing XDR-TB, MDR-TB in Africa at TB symposium 0 None
2008-09-22 Hong Kong Medical Director warns of rising HIV prevalence among MSM 0 None
2008-09-22 Number of annual malaria cases worldwide decreases 0 None
2008-09-22 Uganda to provide malaria drug coartem to clinics at reduced price 0 None
2008-09-22 China should provide medical care, compensation to HIV-positive blood donors, Piot says 0 None
2008-09-22 New York City report finds reduced HIV/AIDS-related deaths, increased condom distribution in FY 2008 0 None
2008-09-22 Mozambique's progress on HIV/AIDS insufficient, World Bank official says 0 None
2008-09-22 U.S. conference on AIDS to focus on HIV/AIDS prevention among minorities 0 None
2008-09-22 Early antiretroviral treatment for people with HIV/TB coinfection could reduce mortality by half 0 None
2008-09-22 CDC recommends Asian, African immigrants be tested for hepatitis B 0 None
2008-09-17 Australian men picking HIV up from unsafe sex overseas 0 None
2008-09-16 HIV rates in Australia up fifty percent in the past eight years 0 None
2008-09-16 Newly reported HIV cases increasing in Alberta, Canada 0 None
2008-09-16 Indian High Court forms committee to address HIV/AIDS in prisons 0 None
2008-09-16 Rate of new HIV infections among blacks in South Carolina six times higher than among other races, Health Department estimates find 0 None
2008-09-15 Woman dies after being scratched by a wild rat 0 None
2008-09-15 Cambodia's condom campaign faces legal, financial issues, health official says 0 None
2008-09-15 Asian Development Bank, Vietnamese province launch project to curb spread of HIV/AIDS among youth 0 None
2008-09-15 Effective public health response needed to fight HIV/AIDS in southeast Asia, WHO says 0 None
2008-09-15 Herpes drug Acyclovir could help control HIV 0 None
2008-09-15 Uganda plans survey to determine prevalence of MDR-TB, health official says 0 None
2008-09-15 CDC releases subpopulation estimates from data on annual new HIV infections; new infections high among blacks, MSM 0 None
2008-09-15 'Dodgy dossier' partly to blame for failure of war against malaria in the tropics 0 None
2008-09-11 New study on rural HIV shows significant stigma and discrimination in the rural medical referral system 0 None
2008-09-11 First cholera cases detected in Iraq in 2008 0 None
2008-09-11 Drug-resistant plague - A bioterrorism concern? 0 None
2008-09-11 Expanded AIDS research consortium 0 None
2008-09-11 Black clergy 'committed' to addressing HIV/AIDS epidemic in community, opinion piece says 0 None
2008-09-11 Genetic mutation prevents fetal malaria transmission, study says 0 None
2008-09-11 Nicolas Sarkozy launches international malaria campaign 0 None
2008-09-11 Depression common among youth in Rwanda orphaned by AIDS, genocide, survey finds 0 None
2008-09-11 MSM remain most at-risk group for HIV in Beijing, official says 0 None
2008-09-11 Irish Times examines HIV/AIDS efforts in Moldovan region 0 None
2008-09-11 More effective HIV/AIDS prevention, education efforts needed to reach Black, Hispanic girls, women, letter says 0 None
2008-09-11 Stigma deters HIV-positive people from seeking treatment, panelist says at Arkansas HIV/AIDS Minority Task Force Meeting 0 None
2008-09-10 Boston Globe examines imprisonment of two HIV/AIDS physicians, brothers In Iran 0 None
2008-09-10 U.N. Secretary-General calls for increased attention to connection between literacy, health, including HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-09-10 Swaziland holds celebrations for King's birthday, independence; advocates call for increased social spending, other reforms 0 None
2008-09-10 Southern Sudan government passes resolution to bolster fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-09-10 Houston Chronicle examines Baylor pediatric HIV/AIDS program in Burkina Faso 0 None
2008-09-10 Second phase of TB program that integrates HIV treatment begins in Harare, Zimbabwe 0 1
2008-09-10 Black clergy 'committed' to addressing HIV/AIDS epidemic in community, opinion piece says 0 None
2008-09-09 Bacteria's sticky glue is clue to vaccine says scientist 0 None
2008-09-09 Light activated treatments could solve MRSA problems after surgery 0 None
2008-09-09 Southeast Asian health officials to meet in New Delhi to examine HIV/AIDS, other health issues 0 None
2008-09-09 Liberia's House of Representatives passes HIV/AIDS confidentiality act 0 None
2008-09-09 World Vision report finds young brides at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-09-09 Study identifies proteins that help provide immunity against HIV among commercial sex workers in Kenya 0 None
2008-09-09 Approximately six million people in India's Delhi territory at risk of contracting tuberculosis 0 None
2008-09-08 New CDC push to teach parents how to protect children from MRSA 0 None
2008-09-08 Land clearing and deforestation mean more mosquito-borne diseases 0 5
2008-09-07 Orlando Sentinel profiles home for transgender people living with HIV 0 None
2008-09-07 Seattle department finds OraSure HIV test to be less accurate than label claims 0 None
2008-09-07 Community health workers in Cameroon receive training to diagnose, treat malaria 0 None
2008-09-07 Ugandan text messaging program aims to increase awareness, knowledge of HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-09-07 Advocates in Swaziland call for democratic reforms, social spending to address issues such as HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-09-07 Light-activated drug used to tackle MRSA 0 None
2008-09-05 Press Trust of India examines HIV/AIDS among Indian populations living in Mauritius 0 None
2008-09-05 Thousands of African refugees in Israel not receiving tuberculosis tests, reports 0 None
2008-09-05 UNICEF grants $1.7 milion to Ghana for malaria efforts 0 None
2008-09-04 African countries commit to new meningitis vaccine 0 None
2008-09-04 St. Lucia developing HIV/AIDS policy for education system 0 None
2008-09-04 HIV/AIDS, human rights charter proposed in Zimbabwe 0 None
2008-09-04 Sexual activities other than intercourse carry risk of HIV, other STIs, study finds 0 None
2008-09-04 Domestic HIV/AIDS spending 'essentially flat,' increased 'efforts to control' HIV from 'all levels of Government' needed, editorial says 0 None
2008-09-04 U.S. pledges $99 million to Tanzania for malaria, HIV/AIDS efforts, farm loans 0 None
2008-09-04 Africa can successfully fight malaria with increased resources, commitment, WHO Director General says 0 None
2008-09-04 Zimbabwe lifts ban on aid groups; organizations still face difficulties providing assistance 0 None
2008-09-04 India's Kerala State Health Department announces lung health project to address TB, other respiratory diseases 0 None
2008-09-03 MRSA breast infections controllable in nursing mothers, researchers find 0 None
2008-09-02 Ghanaian NGO calls on development groups to help eradicate malaria in Ghana by 2015 0 None
2008-09-02 Sri Lankan health official says strong family bonds, values responsible for low prevalence of HIV/AIDS in country 0 None
2008-09-02 Artists should become involved with fight against HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa, official says 0 None
2008-09-02 HIV-positive people might be at increased risk of bone fractures, study finds 0 None
2008-09-02 U.S. needs national HIV/AIDS plan, should focus resources on epidemic's trends, opinion piece says 0 None
2008-09-02 Philippine Health Department to promote condom use in fight against HIV/AIDS despite opposition from Catholic Church 0 None
2008-09-02 Washington Post examines HIV/AIDS outreach efforts aimed at African immigrants 0 None
2008-09-02 Philippine Health Department issues administrative order to address HIV/TB coinfection 0 None
2008-09-02 CDC report on new HIV infections in U.S. did not include data from Puerto Rico; omission has widespread consequences, advocates say 0 None
2008-09-02 Kenya implements international standards for tuberculosis care 0 None
2008-09-02 Human herpes virus 6 weaves itself into the DNA transferred from parents to babies 1 5
2008-09-02 Satellite imaging used to predict outbreaks of infectious disease 0 None
2008-09-01 Tanzania to increase efforts to fight malaria 0 None
2008-09-01 Maine HIV/AIDS housing facility to close, cites declining demand 0 None
2008-09-01 Uganda's Health Ministry orders $1.8 million worth of antiretrovirals to address drug shortage 0 None
2008-09-01 Delegates at Asia-Pacific meeting call for increased efforts to fight HIV/AIDS in region 0 None
2008-09-01 World Cancer Declaration sets ambitious targets for 2020 0 None
2008-08-29 Marginalized populations should be focus of HIV prevention efforts, opinion piece says 0 None
2008-08-29 Uganda facing challenges with its efforts to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission 0 None
2008-08-29 Ghana to hold seminar aimed at increasing NGO capacity to fight HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria 0 None
2008-08-29 HIV spreading in New York City at about three times the national rate, study finds 0 None
2008-08-28 HIV rate in New York 3 times the national average 0 None
2008-08-28 Canadian company shoulders blame for food poisoning outbreak 0 None
2008-08-28 Malawi reduces AIDS-related deaths with increased access to no-cost antiretrovirals 0 None
2008-08-28 Increasing number of HIV cases recorded in Philippines 0 None
2008-08-28 Human rights should be focus of efforts to fight HIV/AIDS worldwide, editorial says 0 None
2008-08-28 Coalition calls on Presidential candidates to develop national HIV/AIDS strategy 0 None
2008-08-26 New York Health Department to decide soon whether Medicaid beneficiaries with HIV/AIDS should be moved into managed care plans 0 None
2008-08-26 City funding reaches needle-exchange programs in Washington, D.C. 0 None
2008-08-26 HIV-positive renters in New York City leaving homes because of foreclosures, New York Times reports 0 None
2008-08-26 Genzyme, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Advinus collaborate on malaria initiative 0 None
2008-08-26 Genetically manipulated virus could prevent mosquitoes from transmitting malaria, study says 0 None
2008-08-26 Population Services International HIV/AIDS program reaches out to prisoners in Mexico 0 None
2008-08-26 Ottawa Citizen examines campaign aimed at changing behavior in Uganda to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-08-26 Stamford, Conn., officials concerned about HIV/AIDS among Hispanics 0 None
2008-08-26 Thai prison successfully treats 110 tuberculosis patients, challenges remain 0 None
2008-08-26 Contaminated meat responsible for deaths of 12 Canadians 0 None
2008-08-26 One dead and many sick in latest food scare in the U.S. 0 None
2008-08-26 Hand foot and mouth disease rife in Singapore 0 None
2008-08-26 Indian physicians concerned about malaria drug resistance, recommend combination therapy 0 None
2008-08-26 HIV-positive women in Swaziland protest Royal Family's use of funds 0 None
2008-08-26 HIV/AIDS awareness efforts face difficulties in northern Kenya, health workers, advocates say 0 None
2008-08-26 Namibia to launch program that will address HIV/AIDS among workers at sea 0 None
2008-08-26 HIV/AIDS groups express concern about potential for new antiretroviral advertising to 'scare off' patients 0 None
2008-08-26 Aggressive treatment regimens can successfully treat XDR-TB, MDR-TB 0 None
2008-08-26 CDC to no longer fund advanced HIV/AIDS monitoring system in eight states and Puerto Rico 0 None
2008-08-25 U.S. spinach and lettuce to be irradiated to stop outbreaks of foodborne bacteria 0 None
2008-08-24 CDC releases 1918 influenza pandemic storybook 0 None
2008-08-24 Australia-PNG partnership wins major research grant to investigate tuberculosis in children 0 None
2008-08-24 Malaria researchers discover new mosquito virus 0 None
2008-08-20 Hendra virus claims life of Queensland veterinarian 0 None
2008-08-20 Hendra horse virus scare puts another vet in hospital 0 None
2008-08-19 Bacterial pneumonia caused most deaths in 1918 influenza pandemic 0 None
2008-08-19 Working better with Aboriginal clients: addressing sexual health, HIV and hepatitis C 0 None
2008-08-18 Scientists discover platelets play an important early role in promoting cerebral malaria 0 None
2008-08-18 Antibodies to 1918 flu pandemic may provide means to tackle bird flu threat 0 None
2008-08-13 18 cases of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis found in California 0 None
2008-08-13 Seattle Post-Intelligencer examines efforts to improve medication management for HIV-positive people 0 None
2008-08-13 Yemen Times examines HIV/AIDS surveillance, discrimination related to disease in country 0 None
2008-08-13 New efforts to reduce spread of HIV among MSM 0 None
2008-08-13 Poverty, population movement contributing to spread of HIV in Sudan 0 None
2008-08-13 About 1% of HIV-positive people worldwide have been tested for tuberculosis 0 None
2008-08-13 HHS Secretary Leavitt to visit HIV/AIDS projects in Cote d'Ivoire 0 None
2008-08-13 CDC report on HIV/AIDS in U.S. should serve as 'wake-up call' for policymakers, health workers 0 None
2008-08-13 Californian bill to revolutionize HIV testing passes legislature unanimously 0 None
2008-08-13 Venezuelan Indians dying from rabies spread by bats 0 None
2008-08-12 Rare case explains why some infected with HIV remain symptom free without antiretroviral drugs 0 None
2008-08-12 The rapid spread of West Nile virus in North America described 0 None
2008-08-11 Children with HIV in poor countries more adherent to treatment than children in rich countries 0 None
2008-08-11 Technological crystal ball boosts AIDS survival 0 None
2008-08-11 Thirteen Indonesian villagers clear of bird flu 0 None
2008-08-10 Testosterone and disease transmission 0 None
2008-08-10 Yellow fever outbreak in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire 0 None
2008-08-10 Luminaries call for continued support for an AIDS vaccine to end the epidemic 0 None
2008-08-08 Hope overlooked in policies to tackle HIV/AIDS 0 2
2008-08-06 Scientists identify several hundred genes that impact West Nile virus infection 0 None
2008-08-06 Step forward in search for solution to Staphylococcus aureus infection 0 None
2008-08-05 Experts say male circumcision the key to beating AIDS 0 None
2008-08-05 New HIV/AIDS guide to help countries reach universal access 0 None
2008-08-05 Maggots the key to fighting superbugs 0 3
2008-08-04 A new target for malaria drugs 0 None
2008-08-04 NanoViricides signs agreement with CDC for expanded rabies research 0 None
2008-08-04 Targeted action on HIV and tuberculosis needed to reach drug users 0 None
2008-08-04 Mexico lifts regulation requiring AIDS drug companies to have manufacturing plants in Mexico in order to sell generics 0 None
2008-08-03 Current tuberculosis treatment regimens need to updated 0 None
2008-08-03 Vietnam should prioritize HIV/AIDS prevention programs, Deputy Prime Minister says 0 None
2008-08-03 NPR's 'Tell Me More' examines U.S. Hispanics, HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-08-03 New campaign aims to raise HIV awareness among migrant workers in China 0 None
2008-08-03 New HIV infections, deaths from AIDS-related causes down; epidemic not over 0 None
2008-08-03 HIV in Kenya - 7.8% increase in 2007 0 None
2008-08-03 HIV/AIDS advocates protest stigma, discrimination ahead of AIDS conference 0 None
2008-08-03 Eliminating funds for HIV/AIDS vaccine research, shifting funds to treatment 'dangerous sentiment,' opinion piece says 0 None
2008-08-03 Reuters examines how laws, conservative attitudes are hampering efforts to fight HIV/AIDS in Malaysia 0 None
2008-08-03 Federal health plan, Medicare do not cover routine HIV screening as recommended by CDC 0 None
2008-08-03 Editorials respond to PEPFAR reauthorization 0 None
2008-08-03 New figures show need for national HIV/AIDS srategy 0 None
2008-08-03 Update of treatment guidelines for HIV infection recommended by experts 0 None
2008-07-31 Travel industry should inform travelers about malaria, say doctors 0 None
2008-07-31 Monkey virus found in people living and working with monkeys 0 None
2008-07-31 Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean should improve, expand sexuality education 0 None
2008-07-31 EPA funds new Lyme disease research 0 None
2008-07-31 EPA funds Rutgers West Nile virus research 0 None
2008-07-31 Fight against HIV in mothers and children ramps up 0 None
2008-07-31 An unsuspected weakness in tuberculosis - potential drug target 0 None
2008-07-31 New oral vaccine combats various versions of the plague 0 None
2008-07-30 Bush signs historic global AIDS bill 0 None
2008-07-30 Women locked up for life for carrying typhoid 0 None
2008-07-29 Cerebral malaria may be a major cause of brain injury in African children 0 None
2008-07-29 Canadian pandemic research receives funding boost 0 None
2008-07-29 USAID to tackle HIV/AIDS and literacy in Haiti 0 None
2008-07-29 Report on HIV/AIDS in southern U.S. should 'serve' as 'call to action,' editorial says 0 None
2008-07-29 HIV vaccine research needs new ideas more funding 0 None
2008-07-29 Bush says he will sign PEPFAR reauthorization 0 None
2008-07-29 HAART increases HIV-positive people's life expectancy by average of 13 years 1 2.5
2008-07-28 New antibiotics to fight MRSA 0 1
2008-07-28 Cocktail of drugs extends life of HIV patients 0 None
2008-07-27 Genome sequencing study reveals new genetic typhoid fever signatures 0 None
2008-07-27 Researchers disprove long-standing belief about HIV treatment 0 None
2008-07-24 Congress approves global AIDS bill which will save millions of lives 0 None
2008-07-24 A dangerous precedent in HIV 0 None
2008-07-24 Life expectancy of HIV patients increases 0 None
2008-07-24 CDC to release revised HIV/AIDS estimates in August JAMA 0 None
2008-07-24 Sexual taboos hampering HIV/AIDS efforts in Pakistan 0 None
2008-07-24 Australia, Fiji establish coalition to address impact of HIV/AIDS on business 0 None
2008-07-24 Washington Post examines HIV/AIDS among Hispanics in U.S. 0 None
2008-07-23 U.S. tightens visas with vaccine requirements 0 None
2008-07-23 Scientists find structure of critical Ebola virus protein 0 None
2008-07-23 Short-film features Oklahoma prison program that teaches women how to prevent HIV 0 None
2008-07-23 Human Rights Watch urges Iran to release or charge two HIV/AIDS advocates 0 None
2008-07-23 Column discusses HIV/AIDS risks for black women 0 None
2008-07-23 Antiretroviral treatment programs should take poverty, hunger into account, report says 0 None
2008-07-23 Singapore Ministry of Health calls on more physicians to offer anonymous rapid HIV tests 0 None
2008-07-23 Disease prevention programs cannot reduce costs in long term, columnist writes 0 None
2008-07-23 CDC says screen immigrants for TB before they enter the U.S. 0 None
2008-07-22 Researchers urge integrating TB into HIV care 0 None
2008-07-22 16% of all new HIV cases reported in Canada linked to immigrants 0 None
2008-07-22 Russia considers ending mandatory HIV testing for foreigners entering country 0 None
2008-07-22 Southern U.S. not receiving adequate Federal funding to provide HIV/AIDS prevention, support, report says 0 None
2008-07-22 PBS' 'News Hour' examines efforts of Baylor's Pediatric AIDS Corps to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa 0 None
2008-07-22 IMF programs and tuberculosis outcomes in post-communist countries 0 None
2008-07-22 International goals to reduce malaria burdens not likely to be achieved 0 None
2008-07-21 Study outlines measures to limit effects of pandemic flu on nursing homes 0 None
2008-07-21 AHF chart shows how Senate global AIDS bill will save five to seven million lives 0 None
2008-07-21 Viral recombination another way HIV fools the immune system 0 None
2008-07-21 UK report casts doubt on pandemic response effectiveness 0 None
2008-07-21 Tests for Hendra virus on seven north Queenslanders negative 0 None
2008-07-20 Outbreak of potentially deadly Hendra virus in Queensland still a cause for concern 0 None
2008-07-19 HIV-I damages the immune system early than originally thought 0 None
2008-07-17 New discovery on Candida infections 0 None
2008-07-17 Indiana health officials examine state's pandemic influenza ethics planning 0 None
2008-07-17 Genetic resistance to HIV 0 3
2008-07-17 Superbug breakthrough 0 None
2008-07-17 Gene variant increases HIV risk in Africans 0 None
2008-07-16 New British consortium to tackle healthcare associated infections 0 None
2008-07-16 AIDS Healthcare Foundation treatment proposal accepted by US Senate 0 None
2008-07-16 Old bones could hold the key to tuberculosis 0 None
2008-07-15 Cure for bird flu a step closer 0 4
2008-07-14 Tired B cells hamper immune response to HIV 0 None
2008-07-14 FDA approves Energex Systems non-drug therapy for HIV research 0 5
2008-07-13 Scientists reveal key elements in Malaria parasite's "sticky sack" adhesion strategy 0 None
2008-07-13 Potential treatment for TB solves puzzle 0 None
2008-07-13 Pandemic mutations in bird flu revealed 0 None
2008-07-13 Worsening malnutrition and the threat of disease add to crisis in Ethiopia 0 None
2008-07-10 Malaria prevention in schools reduces anaemia and improves educational potential in Kenyan school children 0 None
2008-07-10 Online courses boost infection control skills that could prove vital in a pandemic 0 None
2008-07-10 Hendra virus puts the horse world on high alert again 0 None
2008-07-10 Breakthrough findings point to targets for Ebola virus drugs and vaccines 0 None
2008-07-09 Slowing the biological processes of aging is way to prevent and fight diseases 0 None
2008-07-09 Enzymes are the way to a virus' 'heart' 0 None
2008-07-08 Study shows H5N1 virus is adapting each time it infects a human 0 None
2008-07-08 New understanding of how malaria parasite survives in and totally changes red blood cells 0 None
2008-07-08 Lost viruses may contribute to AIDS 0 None
2008-07-08 Japanese encephalitis damages the brain in two ways 0 4
2008-07-08 Experts say superbugs all set to overwhelm Australia's health system 0 None
2008-07-07 The paradox of anti-HIV vaginal microbicides 0 None
2008-07-07 Streamlined consent increases HIV testing among high-risk 0 None
2008-07-07 Sex during adolescence doesn't predict future HPV infection 0 None
2008-07-07 Complacency combined with risky behaviour could lead to HIV superinfection 0 None
2008-07-04 Bush calls on congress to reauthorize PEPFAR ahead of G8 summit 0 None
2008-07-04 NGO leader in Angola seeks to mobilize country's youth for HIV prevention 0 None
2008-07-04 Number of abortions decreasing among HIV-positive women in Belarus 0 None
2008-07-03 Scientists discover way to protect against death following plague infection 0 None
2008-07-03 New target for the potential treatment of tuberculosis 0 None
2008-07-03 Cases of malaria increasing in UK 0 None
2008-07-03 Former Pa. Sens. Santorum, Wofford serve as state co-chairs of ONE Vote '08, bring attention to HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-07-03 Study examines death rates for people newly diagnosed with HIV 0 None
2008-07-03 India reduces rate of HIV transmission in some states 0 None
2008-07-03 WHO, Stop TB Partnership, UNITAID announce new tuberculosis test that quickly diagnoses MDR-TB 0 None
2008-07-03 U.S. Senate forgoes agreement on AIDS, TB, and malaria bill until after G8 summit 0 None
2008-07-02 Discovery of new drug candidates to combat bird flu 0 None
2008-07-02 Being an MRSA carrier increases risk of infection and death 0 None
2008-07-02 Ethics summit to prioritize concerns for medical triage, treatment and safety during influenza pandemic 0 None
2008-07-02 Counseling heterosexual couples about HIV in Zambia, Rwanda could prevent 60% of HIV cases 0 None
2008-07-02 U.N. Secretary-General Ban to call on G8 to increase aid for health programs, including HIV/AIDS initiatives 0 None
2008-07-02 Legislation To Reauthorize PEPFAR Still Getting Blocked In Senate Despite Agreement Reached Last Week, Bush's Support 0 None
2008-07-02 Minnesota researchers developing web site that aims to curb spread of HIV among MSM 0 None
2008-07-02 White House, GOP leadership must take 'lead' in convincing senators to drop PEPFAR Reauthorization objections, editorial says 0 None
2008-07-02 HIV/AIDS cases among adults ages 50, older in Georgia increasing 0 None
2008-07-02 CDC report on new HIV cases among MSM shows need to continue prevention, treatment efforts 0 None
2008-07-02 Draft G8 communique does not cite 2010 deadlines for development aid, universal access to HIV prevention, care 0 None
2008-07-01 Potential new way to vaccinate against avian flu 0 None
2008-07-01 Asthma risk increases in children treated for HIV 0 None
2008-07-01 Predicting tuberculosis outbreaks based on the first 2 cases 0 None
2008-07-01 USAID tackles HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia 0 None
2008-07-01 Taking action against hospital acquired infections 0 None
2008-07-01 Salmonella outbreak in the U.S. gives health officials the run around 0 None
2008-07-01 New test quickly detects multi drug-resistant tuberculosis 0 None
2008-07-01 Travellers to China warned about dog bites 0 None
2008-06-30 Antiretroviral therapy as an aid to HIV prevention 0 None
2008-06-30 Scientists challenge the public to predict the best way to control disease epidemics 0 None
2008-06-30 Increasing number of severe bone infections, health complications in children linked to MRSA 0 None
2008-06-30 New rapid tests for drug-resistant TB for developing countries 0 None
2008-06-26 Jamaica will not decriminalize, regulate commercial sex work, Prime Minister says 0 None
2008-06-26 Sen. Reid says he will try to bring PEPFAR legislation to Senate floor on Wednesday 0 None
2008-06-26 U.S. should lift HIV/AIDS-related travel restrictions, opinion piece says 0 None
2008-06-26 Workshop aims to help Muslim leaders in Yemen address HIV/AIDS, reduce stigma 0 None
2008-06-26 Rising food prices in Ethiopia dangerous for people living with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-06-26 Red Cross says African AIDS epidemic equates to a disaster 0 None
2008-06-25 Brits told to boil tap water 0 None
2008-06-25 NIAID creates HIV vaccine discovery branch 0 None
2008-06-24 Children, adolescents living with HIV have higher rates of risk factors for cardiovascular issues 0 None
2008-06-24 Florida HIV/AIDS advocacy groups, health departments to increase HIV awareness among minorities 0 None
2008-06-24 Treating genital herpes does not reduce eisk of HIV 0 None
2008-06-24 Delaware House approves bill that would mandate HIV testing for accused sex offenders 0 None
2008-06-24 Mozambique Business Association launches program that aims to address HIV/AIDS in workplaces 0 None
2008-06-24 New HIV/AIDS threat in India found among youth working at call centers 0 None
2008-06-24 Neglected infectious diseases go untreated, undiagnosed in hundreds of thousands of low-income residents in the U.S. 0 None
2008-06-24 Superbugs spreading because hospitals are overcrowded and staff overworked 0 None
2008-06-24 New antimicrobial wash to tackle food contamination 0 4
2008-06-24 Overcrowding and understaffing in hospitals are two key factors in the transmission of MRSA 0 None
2008-06-24 Video-based waiting room intervention reduces new sexually transmitted infections 0 None
2008-06-24 Neglected infections of poverty in the U.S. are disabling hundreds of thousands of Americans every year 0 None
2008-06-23 Warning on fecal coliform in flooded areas of Iowa 0 None
2008-06-23 Clostridium difficile closes hospital ward 0 None
2008-06-23 PAHO says ministerial summit on HIV shows high level of commitment 0 None
2008-06-19 Discovery of potential key to better drugs to fight Toxoplasmosis parasite 0 None
2008-06-17 Gastroenteritis outbreak in South Australia claims another life 0 None
2008-06-17 Religious, cultural issues affecting efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, U.N. report says 0 None
2008-06-17 Jamaica to develop tuberculosis testing center to address HIV/TB coinfection, health official says 0 None
2008-06-17 Bush calls on G8 to fulfill aid commitments to Africa 0 None
2008-06-17 New York City Health Department to buy 2 million female condoms to help curb HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-06-17 Bali to host next international congress on HIV/AIDS in Asia, Pacific in August 2009 0 None
2008-06-17 40% of gay men with HIV don't know they are infected 0 None
2008-06-17 'Benign' malaria found to just as deadly 0 None
2008-06-17 Australian-made vaccine will protect against bird flu 0 None
2008-06-17 Global Fund multimedia exhibit aims to raise awareness, promote support for distribution of antiretrovirals 0 None
2008-06-17 Some Northern California colleges banning campus blood drives because of FDA's policy barring MSM 0 None
2008-06-17 HIV/AIDS advocates petition Sen. Reid to override Sen. Coburn's block on PEPFAR reauthorization bills 0 None
2008-06-17 HIV/AIDS hinders children's access to education, UNDP official says 0 None
2008-06-17 Children often neglected in HIV/AIDS testing, treatment, Rwandan official says 0 None
2008-06-17 Condom distribution programs, conjugal visits could slow spread of HIV in Caribbean prisons, official says 0 None
2008-06-17 G8 nations should increase aid to Africa to meet 2010 targets 0 None
2008-06-17 NPR program examines Brazil's antiretroviral program, efforts to collaborate with other countries to fight HIV 0 None
2008-06-17 More than half of AIDS-related deaths in Washington, D.C., not reported 0 None
2008-06-17 Salmonella tomato outbreak spreads in the U.S. 0 None
2008-06-16 Patch protects travellers from holiday diarrhoea 0 None
2008-06-16 Hong Kong battling with bird flu outbreak 0 None
2008-06-15 Integrated control of malaria and other vector diseases is crucial 0 None
2008-06-11 AHF to Dr. Fauci and the CDC: "show us the AIDS numbers" 0 None
2008-06-11 Simple steps can help reduce your risk of contracting potentially deadly superbug 0 None
2008-06-11 U.N. Secretary-General calls for end of discrimination against, travel restrictions on people living with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-06-11 Public health agencies call on G8 leaders to allocate increased resources to health programs worldwide 0 None
2008-06-11 FDA advisory panel voices concern over risks of HIV vaccine trials in teenagers 0 None
2008-06-11 UNAIDS Executive Director Piot to step down 0 None
2008-06-11 Mycobacterium tuberculosis can grow in surface-level bacteria clusters known as biofilms 0 None
2008-06-11 European businesses not properly advised on how to prepare for flu pandemic 0 None
2008-06-11 Quick responses to influenza outbreaks reduces illness and death 0 None
2008-06-11 Gender affects reaction to HIV-prevention brochures 0 None
2008-06-11 The 'Big Apple' - not the place to be sassy and single! 0 None
2008-06-11 Horse industry let off the hook over horse flu debt 0 None
2008-06-11 Few HIV-positive people receiving antiretrovirals in Mozambique despite no-cost treatment program 0 None
2008-06-11 U.N. high level meeting on AIDS to review progress in fighting disease 0 None
2008-06-11 Guardian examines rise of pregnancies among HIV-positive women in Malawi 0 None
2008-06-11 Campaign launches in five Massachusetts communities to encourage blacks to be tested for HIV 0 None
2008-06-11 Neglect of HIV/TB coinfection 'undermining' gains against HIV, U.N. officials say at conference 0 None
2008-06-10 When it comes to catching an infection, planes no riskier than airports 0 None
2008-06-10 World leaders call for action to reduce TB deaths among HIV-positive people 0 None
2008-06-10 Washington Post examines Jamaican campaign to address HIV/AIDS stigma 0 None
2008-06-10 E.U. members express concerns about U.S. travel regulations related to health, HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-06-10 HIV/AIDS implementers' meeting closes in Uganda; participants call for increased prevention efforts 0 None
2008-06-10 Delaware committee approves bill that would mandate HIV testing for accused sex offenders 0 None
2008-06-10 IRIN/PlusNews examines issues surrounding HIV-positive teenagers in Burkina Faso 0 None
2008-06-09 Indonesia criticised over change in bird flu reporting policy 0 None
2008-06-08 Editorial 'wrongly criticized' Sen. Coburn's 'due diligence' in reauthorizing PEPFAR, letter to editor says 0 None
2008-06-08 Uganda MP calls for increased antiretroviral access at rural health clinics 0 None
2008-06-08 Palm Beach County, Fla., commissioners approve plan to reduce HIV/AIDS services by $600,000 in 2009 0 None
2008-06-08 Speakers at second HIV/AIDS implementers' meeting in Uganda call for increased accountability of funding 0 None
2008-06-08 School-based HIV/AIDS education program in Bali hampered by low participation, program organizer says 0 None
2008-06-08 Global Business Coalition to award nine companies for efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria 0 None
2008-06-08 Discrimination, stigma against MSM hindering HIV/AIDS programs in Senegal 0 None
2008-06-08 Kenyan Health Ministry launches HIV, TB communication campaign to reduce stigma, discrimination among health workers 0 None
2008-06-08 Indian Government to establish small antiretroviral clinics to provide treatment to more people from rural areas 0 None
2008-06-08 HIV/AIDS major security threat to military forces, Ugandan general says at implementers' conference 0 None
2008-06-08 Report on HIV/AIDS drug access shows 'encouraging, painfully slow progress,' editorial says 0 None
2008-06-08 Longer treatment with antiretroviral Nevirapine reduces risk of HIV among infants 0 None
2008-06-08 Jamaican Health Ministry secures 40% of funding for $200 million plan to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-06-08 Speakers at second HIV/AIDS implementers' meeting in Uganda call for increased HIV prevention efforts 0 None
2008-06-05 9.7 million at risk of death from AIDS today, AHF calls for ARV treatment scale-up 0 None
2008-06-05 Scientists demonstrate feasibility of preventing malaria parasite from becoming sexually mature 0 5
2008-06-05 Bird flu hits the UK and the U.S. 0 None
2008-06-05 Living condom gives protection from AIDS 0 None
2008-06-03 Antibacterial wipes may spread bacteria 0 None
2008-06-03 Second HIV/AIDS implementers' meeting opens in Uganda 0 None
2008-06-03 UK to provide about $12 billion to improve health services in developing countries, fight HIV/AIDS, official says 0 None
2008-06-03 One million people gained access to antiretrovirals in 2007 0 None
2008-06-03 Utah HIV/AIDS group rejects Federal funding because of issues with prevention ads 0 None
2008-06-03 Malaysian health official urges women to carry condoms to prevent HIV transmission 0 None
2008-06-03 Despite vaccine, public should not get complacent about pneumococcal disease 0 None
2008-06-03 Antimicrobial wipes can spread pathogens after first use 0 None
2008-06-03 Clostridium difficile killed on exposure to surfaces made of copper and its alloys, brass and bronze 0 None
2008-06-02 Gender-based violence contributing to spread of HIV in Papua New Guinea, Amnesty International report says 0 None
2008-06-02 Delegates agree to focus on HIV/AIDS, other issues hindering African development at close of Tokyo conference 0 None
2008-06-02 Uganda should address HIVAIDS-related stigma, discrimination to fight apread of disease, report says 0 None
2008-06-02 3 million now receiving anti-retroviral therapy HIV drugs 0 None
2008-06-01 New Imperial College centre to tackle respiratory infections 0 None
2008-06-01 New research into superbug Clostridium difficile 0 None
2008-05-30 International Narcotics Control Board 'out of step' with HIV/AIDS control efforts, opinion piece says 0 None
2008-05-30 Barbados steps up fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-05-30 Researcher addresses calls for increased focus on male circumcision, partner reduction programs as part of HIV prevention in Africa 0 None
2008-05-30 Delegates at Tokyo conference discuss ways to address health issues, including HIV/AIDS, in Africa 0 None
2008-05-30 UNICEF project uses children, youth as peer educators to increase HIV/AIDS awareness in India 0 None
2008-05-30 Japan awards new prize for HIV/AIDS, malaria work in Africa 0 None
2008-05-30 Washington, D.C., council member recommends eliminating HIV, syphilis test requirements for marriage licenses 0 None
2008-05-30 South Carolina House approves bill that would modify regulations concerning HIV-positive students 0 None
2008-05-30 Sri Lanka vulnerable to a potential HIV/AIDS epidemic 0 None
2008-05-28 Is shipping spreading disease? 1 None
2008-05-28 Toronto Star examines efforts of Stephen Lewis Foundation's grandmother to grandmother campaign in Africa 0 None
2008-05-28 Case involving HIV-positive man, saliva illustrates 'long way to go' in efforts to reduce stigma 0 None
2008-05-28 Male circumcision in Kenya following political violence 0 None
2008-05-28 Risk factors for spread of HIV in Afghanistan high, Health Ministry says 0 None
2008-05-28 Bush should call on Congress to reduce PEPFAR funding in reauthorization legislation, opinion piece says 0 None
2008-05-28 San Francisco Mayor rejects proposed budget cuts to HIV/AIDS services 0 None
2008-05-28 Zimbabwe HIV/AIDS organizations call for integration of TB interventions into country's HIV/AIDS programs 0 None
2008-05-28 HIV advocates, sex workers in India call for passage of bill aimed at reducing HIV/AIDS-related stigma, discrimination 0 None
2008-05-28 More attention to neglected tropical diseases 0 None
2008-05-27 New generation of insect repellents in the pipeline 0 None
2008-05-27 Warning about the danger of yet another bird flu virus 0 None
2008-05-25 Advocates call for increased funding, renewed efforts for HIV/AIDS vaccine research 0 None
2008-05-25 Miami Herald examines spread of HIV among IDUs in Florida 0 None
2008-05-25 Japan pledges $560 million to the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria 0 None
2008-05-25 Guyanese Health Minister Ramsammy discusses HIV/AIDS, health worker shortages at World Health Assembly 0 None
2008-05-25 Scientists image a single HIV particle being born 0 None
2008-05-25 Concern over mystery of Bangladeshi baby with bird flu 0 None
2008-05-25 $50 billion needed for global AIDS control 0 None
2008-05-22 Summit to tackle African-American HIV/STD crisis 0 None
2008-05-22 STARS AGAINST AIDS exhibit in Moscow aims to raise awareness, reduce HIV/AIDS-related stigma 0 None
2008-05-22 Most HIV cases traced to transmission of single virus 0 None
2008-05-22 St. Louis Post-Dispatch examines small pharmacies' efforts to provide specialized services to people living with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-05-22 Uganda AIDS Commission drafts plan to streamline HIV/AIDS messages 0 None
2008-05-22 Emergency measures employed to stop measles epidemic 0 None
2008-05-21 Congress should 'resolve' issues preventing consideration of PEPFAR reauthorization legislation, editorial says 0 None
2008-05-21 Archbishop Tutu calls on governments to address health issues in Africa, including HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-05-21 DOJ investigating Alabama resort after manager prohibits HIV-positive child from using pool, restrooms 0 None
2008-05-21 Ugandan group launches no-cost HIV testing campaign aimed at children, urges parents to test children 0 None
2008-05-21 Life insurance policies made available to sex workers in India 0 None
2008-05-21 New program promises to solve puzzling medical cases 0 None
2008-05-20 NIH announces new program to study patients with mystery diseases 0 None
2008-05-20 Simple checklist at NYC public hospitals effective in preventing infections 0 None
2008-05-20 HIV/AIDS advocacy groups protest ruling in case regarding HIV-positive man, saliva 0 None
2008-05-20 HIV/AIDS experts call for new ideas, increased funding on 25th anniversary of paper identifying virus 0 None
2008-05-20 NPR program examines HIV/AIDS education in U.S. 0 None
2008-05-20 PEPFAR reauthorization legislation should make HIV/AIDS treatment 'priority,' letter to editor says 0 None
2008-05-20 Warning about lack of attention given to hepatitis 0 None
2008-05-20 Global burden of disease shifts from infectious diseases to noncommunicable diseases 0 None
2008-05-20 Blood-free monitoring as good as blood tests in predicting the course of AIDS 0 None
2008-05-19 New York Times profiles support group for HIV-positive women over age 50 0 None
2008-05-19 Handicap International launches program in Rwanda to address HIV/AIDS among blind people 0 None
2008-05-19 Online game aims to raise HIV/AIDS awareness 0 None
2008-05-19 NIH launches undiagnosed diseases program 0 None
2008-05-19 Health Ministers to discuss issues surrounding drug patents, access at World Health Assembly 0 None
2008-05-19 Researchers discover 'reservoir' that allows HIV to remain infectious despite treatment 0 None
2008-05-19 Effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy causing 'complacency' among high-risk groups 0 None
2008-05-19 Second Peace Corps volunteer reports being discharged after testing HIV-positive, Washington Post reports 0 None
2008-05-19 Scientists discover why plague is so lethal 0 None
2008-05-19 Bacterial slime helps cause Leptospirosis 0 None
2008-05-18 Disease outbreak prevention crucial in China earthquake aftermath 0 None
2008-05-15 Bird flu pandemic would require multi-drug approach 0 None
2008-05-15 China struggles to cope with killer virus amid earthquake devastation 0 None
2008-05-13 Cuba increasing HIV prevention efforts targeted at MSM, health official says 0 None
2008-05-13 Yemen, UNDP sign agreement to strengthen HIV/AIDS control efforts 0 None
2008-05-13 HIV/AIDS hindering Mozambique's efforts to reduce poverty, E.U. delegate says 0 None
2008-05-13 Chicago Tribune magazine examines HIV/AIDS among children, adolescents in U.S. 0 None
2008-05-13 HIV/AIDS cases increasing among sex workers in Uganda 0 None
2008-05-13 CDC Director Gerberding calls for increase in HIV prevention efforts for black community 0 None
2008-05-13 IRIN/PlusNews examines efforts to increase access to safe drinking water among HIV-positive people in Sudan 0 None
2008-05-13 Increased research, determination needed in HIV/AIDS vaccine efforts, HIV vaccine enterprise head says 0 None
2008-05-13 Another outbreak of bird flu in Seoul - all poultry in the city culled 0 None
2008-05-13 Death toll in China now at 39 as 5 more children die from enterovirus 71 0 None
2008-05-12 New data reveals impact of deadly human papillomavirus in Latin America, Caribbean 0 None
2008-05-12 Experts say time to change strategies for HIV prevention in Africa 0 None
2008-05-11 Japanese authorities fear bird flu spread in wild birds 0 None
2008-05-11 Next U.S. President should establish center focused on development of cures for diseases, opinion piece states 0 None
2008-05-11 Access to generic HIV/AIDS drugs increasing following Thailand's decision to issue compulsory licenses, health official Says 0 None
2008-05-11 Southeast Asian officials meet in Laos to discuss HIV/AIDS prevention 0 None
2008-05-11 Kenya launches campaign to increase tuberculosis screening among HIV-positive people 0 None
2008-05-11 Latino Commission on AIDS Project focuses on HIV/AIDS among Hispanic immigrants in deep south 0 None
2008-05-11 South Carolina legislature approves $2.4 million for state ADAP 0 None
2008-05-11 Lotion which glows under ultraviolet light lights up nasty bacteria 0 None
2008-05-08 HIV/AIDS funding in Tanzania expected to total $476 million, government report says 0 None
2008-05-08 HIV on the rise in Germany 0 None
2008-05-08 Namibia to launch pilot HIV testing, counseling project 0 None
2008-05-08 Rapid HIV tests highly effective in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in India 0 None
2008-05-08 Human cytomegalovirus mimics human protein to hijack cell division machinery 0 None
2008-05-08 Shift in HIV prevention priorities needed - reducing multiple sexual partnerships and providing male circumcision services should be emphasized 0 None
2008-05-08 New deadly superbug Steno an ever-increasing threat 0 None
2008-05-08 ART drugs for pregnant women eradicates baby's risk of HIV 0 None
2008-05-08 China struggling to come to grips with enterovirus 71 0 None
2008-05-08 Bird flu pandemic risk just as real and probably growing 0 None
2008-05-07 Urgent action needed to address HIV/AIDS among U.S. minority communities as cases 'skyrocket,' expert says 0 None
2008-05-07 Government, businesses should cooperate to mitigate effects of HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea, conference delegate says 0 None
2008-05-07 Utah law requiring HIV tests for convicted sex workers, solicitors fails to slow spread of HIV because it is not enforced, editorial says 0 None
2008-05-07 Gordon Brown holds conference on role of businesses in efforts to meet MDGs 0 None
2008-05-07 U.N. launches workplace HIV program 0 None
2008-05-07 Experts review influenza pandemic preparedness guidance 0 None
2008-05-07 The design of a vaccine against Leishmaniasis 0 None
2008-05-07 Bird flu pandemic risk just as real and probably growing 0 None
2008-05-06 Group B streptococcus has decreased among newborns, increased among adults 0 None
2008-05-06 Russia should increase HIV prevention efforts targeted at IDUs, UNAIDS Executive Director Piot says 0 None
2008-05-06 PEPFAR reauthorization bills should address increased risk of HIV among women in Africa, editorial says 0 None
2008-05-06 60 Minutes profiles Partners in Health co-founder Paul Farmer 0 None
2008-05-06 Group launches program to expand role of people living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda 0 None
2008-05-06 Relief in sight for arthritis triggered by viral infections such as Ross River fever 0 4
2008-05-06 Computer keyboard five times filthier than the toilet seat! 0 None
2008-05-06 Better understanding of immune response to HIV infection 0 None
2008-05-06 Impact of round-the-clock, rapid oral fluid HIV testing of women in labor 0 None
2008-05-06 New saliva-based HIV test gives results in 20 minutes! 0 4
2008-05-06 HIV/AIDS cases decline in Malawi; testing, counseling sites increase, health official says 0 None
2008-05-06 More women than men sought services at Uganda's AIDS support organization in 2007 0 None
2008-05-05 Rate of voluntary HIV testing unchanged in Singapore despite expanded access to rapid HIV tests 0 None
2008-05-05 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profiles founder of Children Affected by AIDS Foundation 0 None
2008-05-05 New York lawmakers, HIV/AIDS advocates working to address HIV/AIDS funds for counties 0 None
2008-05-05 MRSA spreading say American Society of Registered Nurses 0 5
2008-05-05 Enterovirus 71 in China claims the lives of two more children 0 None
2008-05-02 New OPAL therapy presents simple, cost-effective method of treating HIV infection 0 None
2008-05-02 The HIV epidemic in Eastern Europe and Central Asia examined at EECAAC II 0 None
2008-05-02 1,884 cases of enterovirus 71 in China 0 1
2008-05-02 Cholera study provides exciting new way of looking at infectious disease 0 None
2008-05-01 Increasing transmission of drug resistant tuberculosis in the UK 0 None
2008-05-01 Chinese authorities again accused of concealing outbreak of deadly virus 0 None
2008-04-30 Philippine lawmaker introduces bill to bolster HIV/AIDS prevention, services 0 None
2008-04-30 Commercial sex industry booming along Uganda, Sudan border; teachers increasingly joining trade, study says 0 None
2008-04-30 Salt Lake Tribune examines enforcement of Utah law requiring mandatory HIV tests for convicted sex workers, solicitors 0 None
2008-04-30 Global climate change to increase vulnerability to HIV/AIDS of people in developing countries 0 None
2008-04-30 Climate change could increase HIV infection rates world-wide 0 None
2008-04-30 Another bird flu death in Indonesia pushes death toll up to 108 0 None
2008-04-29 Deadly bird flu kills swans in Japan 0 None
2008-04-29 Washington Post examines Peace Corps' policy regarding HIV-positive volunteers 0 None
2008-04-29 Egyptian actors address HIV/AIDS, recent imprisonment of men living with disease 0 None
2008-04-29 Newspapers respond to PEPFAR reauthorization bills 0 None
2008-04-29 World Bank approves $10 million grant to Rwanda for HIV/AIDS efforts 0 None
2008-04-29 Human protein may offer novel target for blocking HIV infection 0 None
2008-04-29 Enterovirus 71 in Chinese province kills 20 children 0 None
2008-04-28 Christian Science Monitor examines Peace Corps' efforts to attract experienced volunteers for work related to HIV/AIDS, other issues 0 None
2008-04-28 Appeals Court decision restores more than $1 million in HIV/AIDS funds to New York counties 0 None
2008-04-28 Tests monitoring viral loads, CD4+ count do not significantly affect survival rates among HIV-positive people 0 None
2008-04-28 Second conference about HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe, Central Asia scheduled for May in Moscow 0 None
2008-04-28 UNICEF peer education program increasing HIV/AIDS awareness in Yemen, official says 0 None
2008-04-28 New route discovered for attacking the human immunodeficiency virus 0 None
2008-04-28 Involving partners of pregnant women in Africa to improve AIDS prevention 0 None
2008-04-28 Three bitten by rabid dog in Britain 1 3
2008-04-26 U.S., British HIV/AIDS researchers pessimistic about prospects of vaccine, survey finds 0 None
2008-04-26 Iowa records 127 new HIV cases in 2007, highest number since 1998, health department report says 0 None
2008-04-26 Thai HIV/AIDS programs overlook children, UNICEF official says 0 None
2008-04-26 Connecticut HIV/AIDS advocates, teenagers call for passage of bill that would provide grants for comprehensive sex education 0 None
2008-04-26 Yellow Fever.update in Liberia 0 None
2008-04-24 Monitoring AIDS treatment by physical symptoms is effective 0 None
2008-04-24 Drugs for HIV/AIDS, other diseases should be made more affordable, accessible, advocates say at intellectual property rights conference 0 None
2008-04-24 Pakistan, U.N. agency launch pilot initiative to improve HIV control efforts among women 0 None
2008-04-24 Singapore's parliament approves measure that addresses spread of HIV through unsafe sex 0 None
2008-04-24 SADC official urges member states to fulfill their commitments to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-04-23 Children's center aims to promote home-based HIV testing among youth in Botswana 0 None
2008-04-23 U.S. prisons missing opportunities to provide HIV testing, education, prevention, panel says 0 None
2008-04-23 United Arab Emirates establishes committee to develop HIV/AIDS strategy 0 None
2008-04-23 Thailand's anti-drug efforts hindering fight against HIV/AIDS, advocates say 0 None
2008-04-23 FSU research may speed new malaria treatments, vaccines for children 0 None
2008-04-23 Rethink needed on how communities affected with trachoma are treated 0 None
2008-04-23 FDA issues regulation on animal feeds with added safeguards against BSE 0 None
2008-04-23 Impact of environment and social gradient on Leptospira infection in urban slums 0 None
2008-04-23 Simplified economical method of giving rabies vaccine 0 None
2008-04-22 Independent examines U.K. insurers' practices regarding MSM, risk of HIV 0 None
2008-04-22 Chicago Tribune profiles home for HIV-positive men 0 None
2008-04-22 Sub-Saharan African countries not on track to meet MDGs, U.N. Secretary General Ban says 0 None
2008-04-22 Zimbabwe HIV/AIDS Union calls on groups to provide post-testing services 0 None
2008-04-22 Jamaica to launch new female condom as part of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts 0 None
2008-04-22 Red colobus monkeys in Uganda found to harbor antibodies to an unknown orthopoxvirus 0 None
2008-04-22 NIAID tackles drug-resistant tuberculosis 0 None
2008-04-22 Number of HIV-positive state and federal inmates drops 0 None
2008-04-22 Severe acute watery diarrhoea with Vibrio cholerae positive cases in Vietnam 0 None
2008-04-22 Monkey malaria - the next bird flu? 0 5
2008-04-21 South Carolina House to consider bill that would eliminate requirement to inform school officials of students' HIV-positive status 0 None
2008-04-21 Daily Star examines antiretroviral access in Bangladesh 0 None
2008-04-21 Commitment to conducting more basic research in search for HIV/AIDS vaccine 'prudent,' editorial says 0 None
2008-04-21 HHS Secretary Leavitt meets with health officials in Vietnam to discuss health issues, including HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-04-21 Disabled people in Botswana largely neglected in HIV/AIDS efforts 0 None
2008-04-21 Gene mutation helps protect against malaria 0 None
2008-04-21 Bird flu in one way or another is wiping out poultry in South Korea 0 None
2008-04-20 New method for testing treatments for Chagas' disease 0 None
2008-04-20 Simple blood test screens for susceptibilty to meningococcal 0 None
2008-04-18 Advocate calls on media in Ethiopia to be more sensitive when reporting on HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-04-18 North Carolina should not ignore 'legal, moral' responsibility to provide HIV testing, treatment to inmates 0 None
2008-04-18 HIV/AIDS prevention strategies for Ukraine discussed at Canadian forum 0 None
2008-04-18 Papua New Guinea's National Research Institute to monitor, study behavior of people living with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-04-18 Guardian examines detention of 11 HIV-positive people in China 0 None
2008-04-17 Chapare virus, a newly discovered arenavirus 0 None
2008-04-17 Barbers boost HIV awareness in rural India 0 None
2008-04-17 Purdue's new vaccine under development may provide protection against highly pathogenic bird flu 0 None
2008-04-17 Austrian scientists identify common mechanism underlying acute respiratory disease syndrome 0 None
2008-04-17 Southeast Asia the culprit in flu epidemics 0 None
2008-04-16 CDC issues measles travel warning for Israel 0 None
2008-04-15 Scientists create monoclonal antibody libraries against avian influenza 0 None
2008-04-15 How many hospital infections? New facts discredit CDC's official number 0 None
2008-04-14 Another bird flu death in Egypt - death toll now 22 0 None
2008-04-11 Mosquito mating mechanism could lead to new attack on dengue and yellow fever 0 None
2008-04-11 Corporate world is helping employees deal with the global HIV/AIDS epidemic 0 None
2008-04-10 Shutting down schools in the event of a bird flu pandemic could prevent up to one in seven cases 0 None
2008-04-09 New technique traces ancestry of disease genes 0 None
2008-04-09 Foodborne viruses 0 5
2008-04-09 Son to father spread of bird flu panics experts 0 None
2008-04-09 Two die from mad cow disease in Spain 0 None
2008-04-08 UK takes action against PVL-producing strains of Staphylococcus aureus 0 None
2008-04-08 Prion diseases could be transmitted in sheep via milk 0 None
2008-04-08 Problem superbugs resistant to everything 0 None
2008-04-07 Mud may help fight MRSA infections 0 None
2008-04-07 India battling bird flu again 0 None
2008-04-07 Bird flu appears again in South Korea 0 None
2008-04-04 Removing barriers to the distribution of life-saving vaccines 0 None
2008-04-04 PAHEF discusses neglected diseases and disaster preparedness with innovative leaders 0 None
2008-04-03 Leptospira licerasiae, a new species of infectious disease found in Amazon 0 None
2008-04-03 Nipah virus in rural India and Bangladesh 0 4
2008-04-03 Solanum villosum - berries from Indian weed - may keep mosquitoes at bay 0 None
2008-04-02 Molecular evolution of influenza A viruses circulated in Fujian Province, China 0 None
2008-04-02 Lyme disease - a tough nut to crack! 0 None
2008-04-02 Distinguishing non-TB pulmonary disease from TB 0 None
2008-04-01 New breakthrough discovery on TB 0 1
2008-04-01 Researchers discover how HIV can hide in cells 0 None
2008-04-01 Community-acquired MRSA spreads 0 None
2008-04-01 Human vaccine for Ebola in the pipeline 0 None
2008-04-01 New tool to identify the molecular signatures of serious diseases 0 None
2008-04-01 Superbugs resistant to everything - Doctors running out of treatments 0 None
2008-04-01 AIDS, an evolutionary accident? 0 None
2008-03-31 Ebola virus vaccines for humans 0 None
2008-03-31 MRSA in hospital intensive care -- what's growing where? 0 None
2008-03-31 Most people believe smallpox not an extinct disease 0 None
2008-03-31 Another bird flu case in Indonesia - expert says surveillance and strict control measures are the answer 0 None
2008-03-28 Experts call for a global fund to combat neglected tropical diseases 0 None
2008-03-28 Increasing access to antiretroviral drugs would drastically cut AIDS deaths in South Africa 0 None
2008-03-28 FDA issues Salmonella Litchfield alert for cantaloupe from Agropecuaria Montelibano 0 None
2008-03-26 Polio eradicated in Somalia 0 None
2008-03-26 Update on Cairns meningococcal case 0 None
2008-03-25 Boy diagnosed with meningococcal in far north Queensland 0 None
2008-03-25 The focus on HIV/AIDS has helped forget the threat of tuberculosis 0 None
2008-03-25 When should children infected with HIV start medication? 0 None
2008-03-25 Scientists discover how salmonella becomes lethal for AIDS patients 0 None
2008-03-25 Big increase in hepatitis C-related deaths in the United States 0 None
2008-03-25 How Staphylococcus aureus resists our natural defenses 0 None
2008-03-24 Military to fight Dengue fever in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 0 None
2008-03-24 Hard to treat TB case diagnosed in Britain 0 None
2008-03-24 Typhoid no longer an enemy of the past as study highlights risk for travellers to indian sub-continent 0 None
2008-03-24 Call to step up the fight against tuberculosis 0 None
2008-03-24 Fewer TB cases recorded but numbers still too high 0 None
2008-03-23 WHO warns Aussies to prepare for deadly flu 0 None
2008-03-21 Skin patch gives bird flu vaccine a big boost 0 None
2008-03-20 New understanding of Norwalk virus 0 None
2008-03-20 Parasitic worm Schistosoma mekongi more widespread than previously thought 0 None
2008-03-20 Single dose of doxycycline protects from Lyme disease 0 None
2008-03-20 Community-acquired staph pneumonia appears more common, including MRSA 0 None
2008-03-19 Dengue fever warnings for WA and far north Queensland 0 None
2008-03-19 Illicit drug use and risky sex fueling rise in syphilis 0 None
2008-03-19 UN gives stark warning about bird flu threat from Indonesia 0 None
2008-03-19 Pneumococcal disease rates down since approval of a vaccine in 2000 0 None
2008-03-18 WHO warns the fight against TB has slowed down 0 None
2008-03-18 New information on HIV genetic switch 0 None
2008-03-18 Severe West Nile infection could lead to lifetime of symptoms 0 None
2008-03-18 Scientists identify potential therapy targets for schistosomiasis 0 None
2008-03-18 Global tuberculosis control 2008 0 None
2008-03-18 New insights into the diversity of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease agents 0 None
2008-03-18 London's HIV epidemic was driven by clusters of sexual contacts 0 None
2008-03-18 Foodborne outbreaks due to leafy green consumption on the increase 0 None
2008-03-18 Chikungunya virus appears seldom to harm infants of mothers infected early in pregnancy 0 None
2008-03-18 Alpha thalassemia blood disease protects against malaria 1 4
2008-03-17 Hong Kong on alert for both flu and bird flu 0 None
2008-03-14 Next emerging disease will come from tropics, say scientists 0 None
2008-03-14 Twist in the battle against TB 0 None
2008-03-13 Killer flu in Hong Kong not bird flu 0 None
2008-03-13 Research could put penicillin back in battle against antibiotic resistant bugs 0 None
2008-03-13 Mathematical model of malaria transmission will help with eradication 0 None
2008-03-13 $550 million to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2008-03-11 JAMA MRSA article provides false support for CDC's 'do-nothing' status quo 0 None
2008-03-11 Regenstrief Institute to tackle catastrophic disease outbreaks on behalf of CDC 0 None
2008-03-11 A simulated pandemic influenza outbreak in Chicago 0 None
2008-03-11 Scientists unlock secrets of E coli contamination 0 None
2008-03-11 Hib meningitis eliminated in children under 5 in Uganda 0 None
2008-03-11 Tackling antimicrobial resistance 0 None
2008-03-11 Another bird flu case in Egypt... 0 None
2008-03-11 Japanese find way to make flu vaccine effective for multiple strains 0 None
2008-03-10 Pandemic influenza could be mitigated if measures were implemented quickly 0 None
2008-03-10 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine receives new Gates funding to fight disease 0 None
2008-03-10 New rapid blood test for tuberculosis 0 3.5
2008-03-09 Another wild bird in Hong Kong tests positive for H5N1 0 None
2008-03-06 Research helps explain why some flu strains cause major pandemics and others lead to seasonal epidemics 0 None
2008-03-06 Parasitic flatworm schistosomiasis much more debilitating than previously thought 0 None
2008-03-06 ISG15 protein inhibits Ebola from reaching out to infect neighboring cells 0 None
2008-03-05 New research aims to eliminate Streptococcus infections 0 None
2008-03-05 Stark warning about HIV in Australia 0 None
2008-03-04 New inexpensive test for malaria detection 0 None
2008-03-04 Rabies case confirmed in France 0 None
2008-03-01 HIV blocking gene found 0 None
2008-03-01 Discovery of gene in Asian monkeys that blocks AIDS 0 None
2008-03-01 Evolutionary analysis of influenza viruses 0 None
2008-02-28 Understanding primate evolution could aid HIV research 0 None
2008-02-28 Stopping bird flu at the border 0 None
2008-02-28 Scientists devise approach that stops HIV at earliest stage of infection 0 None
2008-02-28 New vaccine technology decreases E. coli in beef cattle 0 None
2008-02-28 New five-year course for U.S. AIDS response 0 None
2008-02-28 AHF to congress: keep PEPFAR funding priority on AIDS treatment 0 None
2008-02-27 Sanofi Pasteur helps tackle yellow fever in Latin America 0 None
2008-02-27 Anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in the world 0 None
2008-02-27 NCMHD announces HIV/AIDS expert as new senior policy advisor 0 None
2008-02-27 First spatial map of global malaria risk 0 None
2008-02-27 Combination vaccine against Ebola and Marburg viruses provides complete protection for monkeys 0 None
2008-02-27 Other types of E. coli shouldn't be ignored 0 None
2008-02-26 Plane diverted for woman with meningococcal disease 0 None
2008-02-26 Chronic diseases - good news and bad news for Australians 0 None
2008-02-25 Technology to defeat bacterial infections shows positive results 0 None
2008-02-25 Chronic disease as great a threat as terrorists 0 None
2008-02-25 Mosquito bourne diseases cause concern in three areas of Australia 0 None
2008-02-25 Another suspected bird flu case in China 0 None
2008-02-21 DuPont and USDA ARS to collaborate on new E. coli test in beef 0 None
2008-02-21 Emerging-disease hotpsots mapped 0 None
2008-02-21 Ebola outbreak in Uganda now over 0 None
2008-02-21 CDC report highlights progress and challenges in emergency disease preparedness 0 None
2008-02-21 New scientific map shows Australia is not a hotspot for new diseases 0 None
2008-02-20 Paraguay confirms 5 cases of yellow fever 0 None
2008-02-20 Minocycline antibiotic may prevent Japanese encephalitis 0 5
2008-02-20 Young children bear the brunt of cholera 0 None
2008-02-20 Stereotypes and misinformation about HIV still commonplace in healthcare 0 None
2008-02-20 Evidence supports bats as SARS virus source 0 None
2008-02-20 Biannual mass antibiotic treatment may help reduce contagious eye disease trachoma in Africa 0 None
2008-02-20 Indonesia accuses U.S. and WHO of bird flu conspiracy 0 None
2008-02-20 Bird flu strikes poultry in Tibet, man dies in Viet Nam 0 None
2008-02-19 Deadly E. coli bug now threatening communities outside of hospitals 0 None
2008-02-18 Winter in China brings another bird flu death 0 None
2008-02-17 Mathematical approach to tackle dual-resistant hospital infections 0 None
2008-02-17 Bush's PEPFAR at risk, says AHF 0 None
2008-02-14 Another Vietnamese falls victim to bird flu 0 5
2008-02-13 Horse breeders call for national vaccine program against horse flu 0 None
2008-02-13 Latest bird flu case in Indonesia raises concern 0 None
2008-02-13 NSW patients at greater risk of infection by super bugs 0 None
2008-02-13 Jungle Yellow Fever in south America 0 None
2008-02-11 New bluetongue outbreak in the UK 0 None
2008-02-08 New cause identified for necrotic enteritis in chicken 0 None
2008-02-08 Beneficial bacteria found in healthy women provide clues for slowing HIV transmission 0 None
2008-02-07 Could a simple vitamin A and zinc supplement help protect young children from malaria? 0 None
2008-02-07 New insights into Legionella pneumophila 0 None
2008-02-05 Australian researchers cracking the code of bird flu time bomb 0 None
2008-02-05 U.S. efforts to eliminate tuberculosis fall short 0 None
2008-02-04 Risk factors for severe RSV infection in immunocompromised children 0 None
2008-02-04 Breastfeeding now safer for infants of HIV-infected mothers 0 None
2008-02-04 Researchers examine immune cells where HIV can lie dormant, possible treatments 0 None
2008-02-04 Democrats to seek changes, boosted funding during PEPFAR reauthorization debate 0 None
2008-02-04 PNG Coalition Against HIV/AIDS to implement programs in businesses nationwide 0 None
2008-02-04 A possible H5N1 vaccine 0 None
2008-01-30 Number of HIV cases among seniors in Puerto Rico increasing 0 None
2008-01-30 Bush in State of the Union address calls on Congress to allocate $30 billion for PEPFAR 0 None
2008-01-30 Texas officials studying needle-exchange program 0 None
2008-01-30 Brazil to distribute 19.5 million condoms during carnival 0 None
2008-01-29 Oseltamivir resistance in European Influenza viruses 0 None
2008-01-25 Do condoms prevent STD infections other than HIV? 0 None
2008-01-24 Few strategies exist to prevent MRSA spread in nursing homes 0 None
2008-01-23 Most dangerous form of staph infection comes from single strain 0 None
2008-01-23 Scientists render Ebola harmless in the laboratory 0 None
2008-01-23 India facing a bird flu disaster 0 None
2008-01-22 The biopsychosocial model thirty years later 0 None
2008-01-22 Studies highlight MRSA evolution and resilience 1 None
2008-01-22 Twenty five babies tested for rare TB in Melbourne hospital scare 0 None
2008-01-22 Researchers disarm Ebola virus 0 None
2008-01-21 Can hantavirus infection spread among humans? 0 None
2008-01-20 Listeria at a milk processing plant to blame for 3 deaths 0 None
2008-01-20 Fifth swan tests positive for bird flu in Britain 0 None
2008-01-20 New HIV drug will help millions 0 None
2008-01-20 Bird flu spreads in India 0 None
2008-01-18 National High Magnetic Field Lab receives $2 million to tackle tuberculosis 0 None
2008-01-17 School attendance linked to lower risk of HIV among young people in rural South Africa 0 None
2008-01-16 Monkey malaria more widespread in Malaysian people than previously thought 0 None
2008-01-16 HIV infections concentrating among the least educated people in Africa 0 None
2008-01-16 Latest U.S. food scare E. coli and 188,000 pounds of ground beef 0 None
2008-01-15 Internet and IT increase physician disease reporting 0 None
2008-01-15 New multi-drug resistant microbe bad news for gay men 0 None
2008-01-15 Columbus brought syphilis to Europe 0 None
2008-01-15 Mouse model shows potential efficacy of HIV prevention strategy 0 None
2008-01-15 Anti-retrovirals given daily before and after exposure to HIV prevent vaginal transmission AIDS virus 0 None
2008-01-15 MRSA spike among gay men: More effective prevention needed for MRSA, HIV and other STDs 0 None
2008-01-15 Bird flu death toll in Indonesia reaches 95 0 None
2008-01-15 New superbug puts gay men at risk 0 None
2008-01-14 Top expert says bird flu risk overestimated 0 None
2008-01-14 Bird flu strikes again in Bangladesh and India 0 None
2008-01-11 Seasonal flu levels trigger use of antiviral drugs 0 None
2008-01-11 Lymphangioleiomyomatosis - potential clues into the treatment and diagnosis 0 None
2008-01-11 The relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health 0 None
2008-01-11 Genomic screen identifies 273 human proteins required for HIV propagation 0 None
2008-01-11 Confirmed H5N1 avian influenza in wild swans in Dorset 0 None
2008-01-11 AHF to Schwarzenegger: Re-consider proposed budget cuts in AIDS services 0 None
2008-01-10 Brits get to grips with superbugs 0 None
2008-01-10 Toronto quarantines passengers from Tel Aviv with flu symptoms 0 None
2008-01-10 Experts say Dengue fever threatens to spread across the U.S 0 None
2008-01-09 Contaminated milk responsible for three deaths and a miscarriage 0 None
2008-01-09 Dengue seen as potential threat to US public health 0 None
2008-01-09 Emerging diseases and environmental change 0 None
2008-01-09 First medical textbook published that deals with management of HIV/AIDS globally 0 None
2008-01-08 Potential alternative to the existing smallpox vaccine 0 None
2008-01-07 New international health regulations now in force 0 3
2008-01-07 New sugary insights into H5N1 avian flu virus 0 None
2008-01-07 MIT researchers discover key to bird flu in humans 0 None
2008-01-06 Bird flu found in children's kindy 0 None
2008-01-06 Vietnam's first bird flu outbreak in 2008 kills 350 ducks 0 None
2008-01-04 Multiple species of bacteria may cause infectious eye disease trachoma 0 None
2008-01-04 New clues for an effective AIDS vaccine 0 None
2008-01-04 Urinary tract infections from the catheter - most common hospital-acquired infection 2 None
2008-01-04 Cases of meningitis caused by herpes simplex virus set to rise 0 None
2008-01-03 Deadly vCJD makes a comeback in Britain 0 None
2008-01-03 FDA clears first rapid blood test for MRSA 0 None
2008-01-03 Black AIDS Institute releases report on Presidential candidates' HIV/AIDS records 0 None
2008-01-03 BD Diagnostics announces FDA clearance of test to identify superbug 0 None
2008-01-02 Preventing transfusion-transmitted infections through improved blood screening methods 0 4
2008-01-02 Four die of bird flu in Egypt in less than a week 0 None
2008-01-02 U.S. health officials search for air travellers exposed to drug-resistant TB 0 None


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