Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - November 2009

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2009-11-30 World AIDS Day observance to be held at National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park 0 None
2009-11-30 Tripep completes phase I clinical study of its ChronVac-C hepatitis C virus DNA vaccine 0 None
2009-11-30 NOVAVAX completes patient enrollment in its trivalent seasonal influenza VLP vaccine Phase II study 0 None
2009-11-30 Bavarian Nordic to file a NDS for IMVAMUNE with Health Canada 0 None
2009-11-30 Free HIV testing marathon at Miami 0 None
2009-11-30 WHITIA launches digital medical X-ray device for screening infectious diseases in developing countries 0 None
2009-11-28 AIDS Healthcare Foundation to hold free rapid HIV testing to mark World AIDS Day 0 None
2009-11-28 Scientists provide the first comprehensive picture of minimal cell 0 None
2009-11-27 Agriflu approved to prevent diseases caused by influenza virus subtypes A and B 0 None
2009-11-27 Tripep completes clinical trial of ChronVac-C for Hepatitis C virus treatment 0 None
2009-11-27 School closure during infectious disease pandemic reduces illness transmission 0 5
2009-11-27 Research shows rare parasitic disease is transmitted by gay men 0 2.3
2009-11-27 Free HIV testing service for Liverpool residents on World AIDS Day 2009 0 5
2009-11-27 Majority of Canadians want to keep their commitment to reduce child deaths around the world 0 None
2009-11-27 Risk of postnatal transmission can be reduced with HAART in HIV-positive mothers 0 None
2009-11-26 Experts say vitamin D assists body's immune system to fight against H1N1 0 5
2009-11-26 Local parents and pre-school children join Tom Cochrane to launch World Vision's Five for 5 campaign 0 None
2009-11-26 MUHC's innovative treatment for HIV patients passes first clinical trial successfully 0 5
2009-11-26 Free, confidential HIV testing at Northern California ‘Out of the Closet’ locations 0 None
2009-11-26 Expanded HIV vaccine funding for biotechnology research crucial, says TAI 0 5
2009-11-26 Hospital germ check strategies adaptable for homes 0 None
2009-11-26 Rate of HIV/AIDS among Hispanics continues to rise 0 5
2009-11-26 Some HIV patients experience improved quality of life post diagnosis, says new study 0 None
2009-11-26 UT Southwestern Medical Center to offer NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System implantation 0 None
2009-11-26 Potentially dangerous needlestick injuries often go unreported 0 None
2009-11-25 Tibotec Therapeutics' INTELENCE granted FDA traditional approval 0 None
2009-11-25 Global Fund approves 'in principle' $47M grant for reducing spread of HIV among MSM, transgender in South Asia 0 None
2009-11-25 Lethality of H1N1 virus has dropped from its peak of 3.7, shows new data 0 None
2009-11-25 Under-five child mortality up 20% in Zimbabwe, new data shows 0 None
2009-11-25 WHO investigates cases of H1N1 drug resistance in U.S., Britain 0 None
2009-11-25 Despite gains, HIV/AIDS remains public-health priority, UNAIDS, WHO say 0 None
2009-11-25 Novel way to fight UTIs: Research into Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2009-11-25 Novartis to terminate its research collaboration agreement with Idera Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2009-11-25 Basic food safety measures can help prevent foodborne illness 0 None
2009-11-25 Synexus recruits patients to study paediatric vaccine against rotavirus 0 None
2009-11-25 Pennsylvanians at-risk for H1N1 flu receive H1N1 vaccination 0 None
2009-11-25 Pilot clinical study results of laser treatment for toenail fungus presented 0 4
2009-11-25 FDA provides marketing clearance for Prodesse's ProParaflu+ assay 0 None
2009-11-25 Pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies test medicines and vaccines to treat HIV/AIDS 0 None
2009-11-25 Community-based program proves to be successful in reducing skin infections in Australian aboriginal children 0 None
2009-11-25 Comparison study finds no significant differences in post-transplant survival rates of NASH and ETOH groups 0 None
2009-11-25 ‘Testing Millions’ campaign in conjunction with World AIDS Day launched by AHF 0 None
2009-11-25 Obese, HIV patients do not respond to antiretroviral therapy, says new study 0 None
2009-11-24 Alzheimer's disease research leads to more effective UTI treatments 0 None
2009-11-24 News outlets examine conditions of refugees in Yemen, malnutrition, cholera risks 0 None
2009-11-24 Over 33m people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS/WHO report finds 0 None
2009-11-24 Also in Global Health news: Home HIV treatment; voluntary testing in Kenya; women/HIV scorecard; Global Fund Zimbabwe grant; contraceptives in Tanzania 0 None
2009-11-24 Gilead Sciences and GSK to commercialize Viread in 5 Asian countries 0 5
2009-11-24 Ocimum Biosolutions' Biotracker awarded caBIG Bronze Compatibility Certification 0 None
2009-11-24 HIV peaked in 1996, according to the United Nations 0 None
2009-11-24 New Medicare rules on home-oxygen affect patients, businesses 0 None
2009-11-24 Americans with hepatitis C are at increased risk of developing liver cancer, says NVHR 0 None
2009-11-24 New finding reveals Barrett's esophagus in asymptomatic women undergoing endoscopic screening 0 None
2009-11-24 MRSA making its way into hospitals, says study 0 None
2009-11-24 Iowa State University's researcher develops and ships H1N1 vaccine for swine producers 0 None
2009-11-24 Treatment rates for hepatitis C virus declining, say researchers 0 None
2009-11-24 Study: Impaired oxidation in liver associated with progression to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis 0 None
2009-11-24 Misconceptions about contraception contribute to lack of family-planning n Uganda 0 5
2009-11-24 10 x '20 Initiative calls for global commitment to develop 10 new antibiotics by 2020 0 4
2009-11-23 Antiviral therapy for hepatitis C appears to be declining in the U.S.; lack of diagnosis is primary barrier to treatment 0 None
2009-11-23 Opinion: China forced abortions; U.S. work in Africa; foreign aid; Uganda legislation 0 None
2009-11-23 New York Times magazine examines needle-exchange programs 0 None
2009-11-23 H1N1 spreading eastward, WHO says 0 None
2009-11-23 Guardian examines challenge of testing, treating patients with HIV/AIDS in Kenya 0 None
2009-11-23 CDC: 'Beggining to see some declines in swine flu' 0 None
2009-11-23 Augusta woman sues Fairbank Farms over E. coli infected ground beef 0 None
2009-11-23 STD infections continue to rise among young people 0 None
2009-11-23 Enrollment for ongoing phase 2b trial of RG7128 announced 0 None
2009-11-23 ASP's French affiliate acquires Gloster Europe 0 5
2009-11-23 OEPA reports substantial reduction of river blindness in six endemic countries 0 None
2009-11-23 OMA praises health care workers for their hard work and dedication during flu season 0 None
2009-11-23 ASTMH symposium illustrates the need to generate new medicines for infectious diseases 0 None
2009-11-23 RSV found to cause more emergency department visits and hospitalizations than seasonal flu 0 None
2009-11-23 Experiments explain factors behind common malarial symptoms 0 None
2009-11-22 Bacteria help in preventing inflammation after skin injury 0 None
2009-11-21 Discovery holds promise in fighting cancer, AIDS and autoimmune disorders 0 None
2009-11-21 Pennsylvania Department of Health commences H1N1 vaccination to members of priority groups 0 None
2009-11-21 Compliance directive issued to protect health care workers from 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus 0 None
2009-11-21 Questionnaire study reveals half of barn workers experience cough or other ailments 0 None
2009-11-21 Climate change to have a profound impact on global public health 0 None
2009-11-21 Publication serves as a guide to build productive partnerships and overcome global health challenges 0 None
2009-11-21 Rates of infection by the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus may have peaked in late October: Quest Diagnostics 0 None
2009-11-21 First nationwide human immunology registry for infectious disease research 0 None
2009-11-20 UNICEF report highlights gains in child health, while 1b still lack essential services 0 None
2009-11-20 Study recommends chest ultrasound for evaluating pediatric patients with complicated pneumonia 0 None
2009-11-20 Evidence does not connect H1N1 vaccine to patient deaths, WHO says 0 None
2009-11-20 News outlets examine malaria drug resistance, hope for malaria eradication in Africa 0 None
2009-11-20 Hemicorporectomy effective, and add years and quality of life to survivors 0 5
2009-11-20 Physicists observe experimental evidence for directed percolation 0 None
2009-11-20 LAIV and TIV vaccines appear to offer protection against A/H1N1 virus 0 None
2009-11-20 University of Michigan scientists discover how SEVI works 0 None
2009-11-20 "EurSafety Health-net" launched to fight hospital acquired MRSA infection 0 None
2009-11-20 Discoveries on anti-HIV antibodies may help researchers create an effective HIV vaccine 0 None
2009-11-20 Pediatric immunologist receives prestigious annual award from American Philosophical Society 0 None
2009-11-20 Antimalarial drug resistance endangers malarial control measures 0 None
2009-11-20 Leading driver of antibiotic selection in nosocomial pneumonia in Europe found 0 None
2009-11-20 WSNA highlights serious concerns about safety of nurses and patients during H1N1 pandemic 0 None
2009-11-20 University of Leeds scientists' discovery could lead to new treatment route for BSE and CJD 0 None
2009-11-20 H1N1: Bridging the knowledge gap 0 None
2009-11-20 WPI researchers develop new model system to study fungal infections 0 None
2009-11-20 Researchers to discover new vaccine against infection from Lyme disease 0 None
2009-11-19 Cigarettes are widely contaminated with bacteria, reveals study 0 None
2009-11-19 Many pregnant Ugandan women avoid HIV screening 0 None
2009-11-19 Goosby says PEPFAR remains among 'highest priorities' of Obama administration, welcomes partnership with South African president Zuma 0 None
2009-11-19 High prevalence of asthma among children with H1N1 0 None
2009-11-19 Pfizer,DNDi partner to Identify NTD drugs; Sanofi-Aventis, medicines for malaria launch drug study 0 None
2009-11-19 Op-Eds: HIV travel ban; improving sanitation; counterfeit drugs 1 None
2009-11-19 Family planning drive launched during conference in Uganda 0 None
2009-11-19 Also in Global Health News: HIV/AIDS grant giving; Africa's water resources; sex workers in Malawi 0 None
2009-11-19 Adamas Pharmaceuticals expands its Phase 2 TCAD therapy study for influenza A 0 None
2009-11-19 SinoFresh Nasal Spray effective against 'swine flu' in animal study 0 None
2009-11-19 First comprehensive, international baseline evidence about pandemics published 0 None
2009-11-19 Exaggerated responses of immune system explain elders’ susceptibility to viral infections 0 None
2009-11-19 Early diagnosis and treatment is crucial for pulmonary hypertension, a rare but deadly disease 0 None
2009-11-19 NPSF supports obligatory flu vaccination for healthcare workers 0 None
2009-11-19 UNGASS monitoring system provides the overall progress in the global response to HIV 0 None
2009-11-19 Why avian flu virus has not caused a pandemic? 0 None
2009-11-19 Malaria experts urge Congress to increase funding for malaria programs 0 None
2009-11-19 Pfizer and DNDi to battle against HAT, VL and Chagas disease 0 None
2009-11-19 Chronic hepatitis B seems to progress faster in men, report scientists 1 None
2009-11-19 WHO to launch yellow fever vaccination campaign in West Africa 0 None
2009-11-19 Opinions: Fighting TB; currency transaction tax 0 None
2009-11-19 GAVI Alliance drives down pentavalent vaccine costs, data shows 0 None
2009-11-18 mdBriefCase to provide online education course on H1N1 virus in pregnant women 0 None
2009-11-18 U.S. health officials testify before Senate Committee about H1N1 vaccine campaign 0 None
2009-11-18 Also in Global Health news: Sleeping sickness; aid for Philippines; U.S., China in Africa; polio eradication in Afghanistan; Ethiopia famine 0 None
2009-11-18 CEL-SCI commences clinical study of LEAPS-H1N1 treatment for hospitalized patients 0 None
2009-11-18 Epiphany Biosciences announces results from its valomaciclovir Phase 2b trial for shingles 0 None
2009-11-18 Sinovac Biotech receives a revised production license for its Panflu.1 vaccine 0 None
2009-11-18 SynCon Chikungunya virus DNA vaccine induces protective neutralizing antibody responses in animal model 0 None
2009-11-18 VirWall KBS-1 keyboard sanitizer eradicates bacteria and viruses on computer keyboards 0 None
2009-11-18 Loyola researcher says rapid influenza diagnostic tests can present significant risk to public health 0 None
2009-11-18 Chembio Diagnostics to present possibilities of OTC home-use HIV test kits at the FDA meeting 0 None
2009-11-18 Accurate diagnostic tests required to fight against major infectious disease 0 None
2009-11-18 Regulatory agencies offer marketing approval for new products to treat neglected diseases 0 None
2009-11-18 Quest Diagnostics' Simplexa Influenza A H1N1 (2009) test receives CE mark 0 5
2009-11-18 ED clinicians utilize WEBeMARS to report the progress of the H1N1 flu pandemic 0 None
2009-11-18 Previous flu infections can reduce the severity of H1N1 0 None
2009-11-18 Cinergy Health creates a guide for the prevention and treatment of H1N1 0 None
2009-11-18 Tips on how to prevent household members from getting sick during flu season 0 None
2009-11-17 Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases announces targets 0 None
2009-11-17 China, WHO to collaborate on flu research center 0 None
2009-11-17 KHN column: Is fear of flu shifting the goal posts? 0 None
2009-11-17 AIDS advocates ask White House to send money south 0 None
2009-11-17 Bavarian Nordic awarded a new contract for developing a freeze-dried version of its IMVAMUNE smallpox vaccine 1 None
2009-11-17 Anacor Pharmaceuticals commences patient dosing in AN3365 Phase I clinical study 0 None
2009-11-17 Go Travel Insurance urge gap year travellers to take out proper cover for swine flu 0 None
2009-11-17 Business professors available for expert commentary on how PPPs can help fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2009-11-17 Researchers study different plant substances to "awaken" the latent HIV-1 virus 0 5
2009-11-17 Total of 1,686,100 doses of H1N1 vaccine allocated to Pennsylvania to date: Department of Health 0 None
2009-11-17 Power of prevention in women's hands: NYC scales up access to the second-generation female condom 0 5
2009-11-17 Molecular makeup of current H1N1 flu strain strikingly different from previous H1N1 strains 0 None
2009-11-17 CD4 Initiative selects Zyomyx's CD4 POC technology as best for measuring CD4 T-cell count in HIV/AIDS patients 0 5
2009-11-17 Economic crisis impacts health department capacity to address rising STD rates 0 None
2009-11-17 Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions offers coverage for vaccines including H1N1 to its policyholders 0 None
2009-11-17 Roche receives EUA from FDA for its RealTime ready Influenza A/H1N1 Detection Set for the 2009 H1N1 virus 0 None
2009-11-17 New Web-based application for tracking the H1N1 flu virus across the globe 0 None
2009-11-17 Antioxidant found in vegetables can protect cells from damage caused by infection and injury 0 None
2009-11-17 Healthy adults may have better immunity to 2009 H1N1 influenza virus, says study 0 None
2009-11-17 FDA approves CSL's seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccines for children 0 4
2009-11-17 Scientists find major genetic differences between the pandemic H1N1 strain and seasonal strains 0 None
2009-11-17 Handwashing: A simple, effective way to prevent the spread of communicable diseases 0 None
2009-11-16 Live Facebook chat on H1N1 flu 0 None
2009-11-16 Sterile Insect Technique can play a vital role in malaria elimination 0 None
2009-11-16 Implementing infection-limiting measures a challenge, say researchers 0 None
2009-11-16 H1N1 continues to spread, despite leveling off in some regions, WHO reports 0 None
2009-11-16 Opinions: Health system funding; malnutrition assistance; social dimension of HIV 1 None
2009-11-16 Also in Global Health News: HIV/AIDS in Uganda; medical equipment in Tanzania; birth control in Afghanistan; Ethiopia malaria fight 0 None
2009-11-16 Sequella broadens the licensed therapeutic indications of its SQ109 lead drug candidate 0 None
2009-11-16 Additional data from Aegerion Pharmaceuticals' ongoing lomitapide Phase III trial 0 None
2009-11-16 Researchers, decision makers, and people with HIV to attend Ontario HIV Treatment Network's conference 0 None
2009-11-16 FDA issues a Complete Response Letter for Human Genome Sciences' raxibacumab BLA 0 None
2009-11-16 Publicly available research center for H1N1 influenza pandemic launched 0 None
2009-11-16 SPOT: A one-stop HIV and sexually transmitted diseases testing center for youth 0 None
2009-11-16 Researchers discover new immune mechanism against viruses 1 5
2009-11-16 Sterile Insect Technique: A solution to the problem of malaria in Africa 0 None
2009-11-16 Discounted STD testing for seniors and students 0 None
2009-11-16 New faces of HIV/AIDS: A report 0 None
2009-11-16 Hope for vaccine against Chlamydia 0 None
2009-11-16 Court certifies class action lawsuit against Abbott Medical Optics 0 None
2009-11-16 Rainfall and temperature linked with dengue fever 0 None
2009-11-16 TIME examines efforts to combat malaria resistance along Thai-Cambodia border 0 None
2009-11-16 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2009-11-16 NIDA awards $17 million to University of California to establish TMARC 0 None
2009-11-16 WHO revises clinical H1N1 guidelines, sends antivirals to some hard-hit nations 0 None
2009-11-16 Chembio Diagnostics to donate more than 4,500 rapid HIV test kits 0 None
2009-11-16 AtHoc IWSAlerts third-generation mass emergency alerting system to be deployed 0 None
2009-11-16 Global Fund approves $2.4B for ninth round grants 0 None
2009-11-13 DC HIV study: Can intense treatment prevent spread 0 None
2009-11-13 CDC releases revised H1N1 estimates 0 None
2009-11-13 State Fund to offer a series of free seminars to help employers protect from H1N1 influenza 0 4
2009-11-13 Scientists describe how HIV assemble at the membrane of infected cells and are released to attack healthy cells 0 None
2009-11-13 Vanderbilt University researchers study role of statins in reducing flu-related deaths 0 None
2009-11-13 EDDA Technology recieves CE Mark for its IQQA-Liver advanced clinical application 0 None
2009-11-13 Exposure to deadly bacteria can result in stillbirths 0 None
2009-11-12 CDC expected to revise estimated number of U.S. H1N1 deaths 0 None
2009-11-12 CDC expected to revise H1N1 mortality figures 0 4
2009-11-12 HUD threatens to block Washington D.C.'s AIDS funding 0 None
2009-11-12 Tobira Therapeutics presents data on TBR-652 at the European AIDS Conference 0 None
2009-11-12 Canadian researchers organize clinical trials to find new treatments for H1N1 infection 0 None
2009-11-12 SC Johnson announces its first commitment to CGI, rolls out a new anti-Malaria IEC program 0 None
2009-11-12 AVMA confirms that a household cat in Iowa showed signs of H1N1 influenza 0 None
2009-11-12 Novel breakthrough may lead to new methods for sterilizing food and medical equipment 0 5
2009-11-12 Oregon state officials confirm that three more ferrets have tested positive for the 2009 H1N1 virus 0 None
2009-11-12 EMS Solutions provides free resources to help companies tackle this year's H1N1 flu pandemic 0 None
2009-11-12 Lawmakers call for emergency sick-leave requirement 0 None
2009-11-12 Drug companies collaborate with nonprofit organizations to fight "neglected" diseases in the developing world 0 None
2009-11-11 UK research funders announce support for a series of H1N1 2009 research projects 0 None
2009-11-11 Positive results from Puricore's Vashe Wound Therapy efficacy trial 0 None
2009-11-11 Cholesterol-lowering drugs associated with reduced risk of gallstone disease 0 None
2009-11-11 Hand washing: Best method for killing germs and protecting oneself from flu 0 None
2009-11-11 $9M ARRA funds to reduce healthcare-associated infections in ambulatory surgical centers 0 None
2009-11-11 UIC receives federal grant to develop new antibiotics against anthrax, tularemia and plague 0 None
2009-11-11 World's poorest countries fail to address HIV despite low cost and effective preventive health efforts 0 None
2009-11-11 Lower socioeconomic status linked with inability to fight H1N1 0 3
2009-11-11 Majority of pharmacists say patients should use OTC drugs at the first sign of cold and flu symptoms 0 None
2009-11-11 Healthpoint to launch ULTRACEPT Antiseptic Handwash 1 4.5
2009-11-11 New visitation guidelines to prevent novel flu spread 0 None
2009-11-11 New HPV vaccine eliminates chronic infection and reduces precancerous genital lesions in women 0 5
2009-11-11 Academic Health Center receives 128 grants totaling nearly $35 million in federal stimulus money 0 None
2009-11-11 Also in Global Health: Child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe; dengue outbreak in Cape Verde; program reduces waste in Kenya slums 1 None
2009-11-11 HIV/AIDS leading cause of death among women ages 15-44, WHO study shows 0 None
2009-11-10 Study: Patients with difficult to treat hepatitis C are half as likely to initiate treatment 0 None
2009-11-10 Study on how robust antibodies work to block the HIV virus raise hope for new vaccine 0 None
2009-11-10 Researcers identify a new array of genes in GAS 0 None
2009-11-10 Speaker Pelosi praises H.R. 3962 that will improve Medicaid access to HIV/AIDS-affected people 0 None
2009-11-10 New N95 respirator from Safe Life 0 None
2009-11-10 Human movement is a key factor for dengue spread in Brazil 0 None
2009-11-10 MicroDose Therapeutx acquires potential compounds for treatment of respiratory syncytial virus 0 None
2009-11-10 Kenya to launch MSM survey to help control spread of HIV 0 None
2009-11-10 H1N1 cases increase in China, Japan; Afghanistan attempts to contain virus 0 None
2009-11-10 VOA News examines conculsion of MIM Pan-African Malaria Conference 0 None
2009-11-09 NanoViricides to present data on its in vivo studies against influenza 0 None
2009-11-09 Concert Pharmaceuticals commences Phase 1b clinical study of its CTP-518 HIV protease inhibitor 0 None
2009-11-09 New data on diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases to be presented at the ACAAI meeting 0 4
2009-11-07 Experts applaud the EU Presidency for establishing a transatlantic task force to address antibiotic resistance 0 None
2009-11-07 Prestige Ameritech to open a Global Pandemic Preparedness and Response Center 0 None
2009-11-07 San Francisco map of HIV viral loads shows where care lags 0 None
2009-11-07 Reuters examines China's involvement in fighting Malaria in Africa 0 None
2009-11-07 Poll examines the American public's response to H1N1 vaccine shortage 0 None
2009-11-07 NIH awards UAB School of Public Health $11.5M to research new methods of identifying youth with HIV 0 None
2009-11-07 WHO, MSF highlight poor health situation in Southern Sudan 0 None
2009-11-06 Calbiotech awarded a SBIR contract to develop analyte specific reagents for the diagnosis of Dengue virus 0 None
2009-11-06 Publications examine U.S. funding for global HIV/AIDS 0 None
2009-11-06 President Obama discusses Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic with president of Botswana 0 None
2009-11-06 National Institutes of Health grants $6-million for brain disease research 0 None
2009-11-06 H1N1 is now most dominant flu strain worldwide, WHO says 0 None
2009-11-06 ART as part of HIV prevention strategy supported by WHO 0 None
2009-11-06 Preparis unveils new website to help businesses and employees prepare for swine flu pandemic 0 5
2009-11-06 CREW urge HHS to investigate CDC's approval to distribute H1NI vaccine to Wall Street firms 0 None
2009-11-06 Eggs sensitivity and flu shot: Doctors' dilemma 0 None
2009-11-06 Novexel commences comparative study of NXL103 to oral linezolid 0 None
2009-11-06 Journal of Infectious Diseases' special edition on rotavirus 0 None
2009-11-06 H1N1 Contingency Plan for business associations 0 None
2009-11-06 Physicians concern about the spread of H1N1 virus and the availability of H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-11-06 Alliance Québécoise du Psoriasis provides information concerning H1N1 vaccination campaign 0 None
2009-11-06 offers tips on how you can develop a swine flu contingency caregiving plan 0 None
2009-11-06 SmarterTravel offers tips for staying healthy while traveling 0 4
2009-11-06 School district leaders plan for H1N1 pandemics using a four-step process 0 None
2009-11-06 UCSF HIV researchers receive two NIH grants to improve health of HIV positive patients 0 None
2009-11-06 Walls Street journal examines big pharma's 'growing interest' in emerging-market vaccine development, production 0 None
2009-11-06 HHS announces contract awards for up to 120,000 treatment courses of intravenous antiviral drugs 0 None
2009-11-06 Malaria experts discuss eradication at MIM conference 0 None
2009-11-05 Helix BioPharma completes enrollment in its Topical Interferon Alpha-2b ano-genital warts clinical program 0 None
2009-11-05 MSF calls for sustained commitment to global HIV/AIDS funding 0 None
2009-11-05 Also in global health news: Kenya child mortality; DRC rape; Cape Verde dengue outbreak; Guatemala malnutrition; East Africa flooding 0 None
2009-11-05 Japanese data suggests a protocol for schools to follow during H1N! pandemic 0 None
2009-11-05 SafetyTies and SafetyScarves of SafeSmart help reduce the spread of H1N1 0 None
2009-11-05 Appropriate initial antimicrobial therapy reduces mortality in patients with septic shock 0 None
2009-11-05 Researchers find link between cholera outbreaks and seasonal low river flow and floods in Bengal 0 None
2009-11-05 Phadia offers ImmunoCAP, a reliable test to accurately diagnose the severity of egg allergy 0 None
2009-11-05 Poor housing conditions can lead to chronic disease and premature death 0 4
2009-11-05 Online self-assessment tool on helps assess flu symptoms 0 None
2009-11-05 Imagenetix awarded U.S. patent for its 1-TDC drug candidate to treat periodontal disease 0 None
2009-11-05 NIAID funds CCHI and IMVC programs to help identify new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases 0 None
2009-11-05 Healthcare unions in Nova Scotia to suspend all collective activities till New Year in response to H1N1 flu 0 None
2009-11-05 House legislation seeks 5 days of sick leave for workers 0 None
2009-11-05 NIAID renews contract to support inner city asthma research 0 None
2009-11-05 One Health Commission summit to focus on emerging infectious diseases 0 None
2009-11-05 Symposium on H1N1 and seasonal flu 0 None
2009-11-04 Department of Health urges healthcare professionals to be vaccinated against H1N1 flu 0 None
2009-11-04 PEPFAR expands efforts to improve health services worldwide through use of mobile devices 0 None
2009-11-04 Also in Global Health News: Childhood vaccines; USAID administrator; Pakistan polio fight; UNICEF fundraising; measles in India 0 None
2009-11-04 News outlets examine international efforts to contain H1N1 0 None
2009-11-04 AMFm subsidized malaria drugs to be delivered soon 0 None
2009-11-04 Contaminated public restrooms on cruise ships may predict AGE outbreaks 0 None
2009-11-04 Study results of nucleoside polymerase and protease inhibitor combination therapy for HCV promising 0 5
2009-11-04 Hospitalization and death of H1N1 patients can occur at all ages, says study 0 None
2009-11-04 Leprosy: Man's persistent companion 0 None
2009-11-04 Scientists identify compounds that hold promise for treating parasitic infection 0 None
2009-11-04 Five-year old Pennsylvanian boy dies of H1N1 flu complications 0 None
2009-11-04 Fear of flu pandemic triggers fear of unrelated health hazards: Study 0 None
2009-11-04 New strategy to eliminate and eradicate malaria unveiled 0 None
2009-11-04 Report: Pandemic flu threat influences vaccine market to expand rapidly 0 None
2009-11-04 H1N1 has increased focus on effect of hygiene on health 0 None
2009-11-04 Experts team up to measure the hearing of people with AIDS 0 None
2009-11-04 R&D of HIV treatments at crossroads 0 None
2009-11-04 Colorful fruits and vegetables help boost immunity system 0 None
2009-11-04 Specimen Collection Kit to help medical personnel combat H1N1 and RSV 0 None
2009-11-04 News outlets examine first World Pneumonia Day 0 None
2009-11-03 Malaria Conference addresses RTS,S vaccine, tools, treatment 0 None
2009-11-03 GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer formally launch company to develop new HIV treatments 0 None
2009-11-03 Health affairs issue focuses on HIV/AIDS, NTDs 0 None
2009-11-03 Also in Global Health News: Breast cancer in developing world; Burkina Faso ITN distribution; diarrhea in people over age five; Gates Q&A 0 None
2009-11-03 Vaccinating mothers against influeza during pregnancy prevents hospitalization in their infants 0 None
2009-11-03 Raycop's anti-bacterial vacuum cleaning system with UVC technology kills the H1N1 virus 0 None
2009-11-03 Smokers with systemic lupus erythematosus at greater risk of skin damage and rashes 0 None
2009-11-03 Schering-Plough to donate $200,000 and vaccine for rabies-control projects in India 0 None
2009-11-03 Challenges in global health: rising to meet them could save millions of lives, say experts 0 None
2009-11-03 Schering-Plough's Phase III study of Grass Allergy Immunotherapy meets primary endpoint 0 None
2009-11-03 Macomb County Health Department announces H1N1 influenza clinic 0 None
2009-11-03 Tamiflu in short supply, pharmacists compound doses for children suffering from the H1N1 flu virus 0 None
2009-11-03 Crohn's disease drug market driven by TNF-alpha inhibitors Humira and Remicade 0 None
2009-11-03 Efficacy trial of the world's most clinically advanced malaria vaccine candidate underway 0 None
2009-11-03 Interim data from Schering-Plough's narlaprevir Phase IIa study 0 5
2009-11-03 FDA: Guidance document on diagnostic tests for the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus 0 None
2009-11-03 WHO, UNICEF launch 6-year $39B plan to prevent, treat pneumonia; World Pneumonia Day coverage 0 None
2009-11-03 Opinions: Obstetric fistula; malaria and climate change 0 None
2009-11-03 Swine flu vaccine supply expected to increase 'in short order' 0 None
2009-11-02 Malaria conference begins in Nairobi, will highlight outlook for RTS,S experimental malaria vaccine 0 None
2009-11-02 U.S. officially ends HIV travel ban 0 None
2009-11-02 Deaths from H1N1 rise by 700 in one week, WHO reports 0 None
2009-11-02 Washington Post examines role of USAID's Richard Greene 0 None
2009-11-02 Zuma calls for renewed effort in fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2009-11-02 Also in Global Health News: Undernutrition in Afghanistan; Namibia's HIV clinics, outreach programs 0 None
2009-11-02 A look at the odds associated with the influenza virus 0 3
2009-11-02 Juvaris BioTherapeutics commences enrollment in its JVRS-100 influenza vaccine adjuvant study 0 None
2009-11-02 Avila Therapeutics presents preclinical study data of its AVL-181 HCV protease inhibitor 0 None
2009-11-02 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals presents new data from its transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis program 0 None
2009-11-02 Historic agreement sets national standard for containing the spread of H1N1 0 None
2009-11-02 NIAID awards Pulmatrix $2.2M grant for developing novel influenza therapeutics 0 None
2009-11-02 Canadian programs underscore evidence of PEGETRON's positive outcomes in treating HCV infection 0 None
2009-11-02 Methacetin breath test predicts long-term survival in patients with chronic viral hepatitis 1 None
2009-11-02 Rap video teaches kids how to avoid getting swine flu 0 None
2009-11-02 AHF/Cambodia CARES to launch its AIDS testing initiative during the annual Water Festival 0 None
2009-11-02 Interim data from Bristol-Myers Squibb's BARACLUDE study for chronic hepatitis B patients 0 None
2009-11-02 Gilead Sciences to present Viread Phase III clinical trial data 0 None
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