Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - July 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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