Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - January 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
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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