Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - February 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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