Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - April 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-04-30 New name for swine flu 2 5
2009-04-30 Research model shows best way to deal with a flu pandemic 0 None
2009-04-30 Sebelius, Obama take action on swine flu 0 None
2009-04-30 HIV/AIDS advocate Bryden praises nomination of former Clinton official Goosby to global AIDS coordinator post 0 None
2009-04-30 Solomon Islands' media should increase HIV/AIDS awareness, combat stigma, official says 1 None
2009-04-30 Burundian HIV/AIDS advocates express concern over new law outlawing homosexuality 0 None
2009-04-30 Using social networks effective strategy to reach populations at risk of HIV/AIDS, study finds 0 None
2009-04-30 Early initiation of antiretroviral therapy improves HIV survival rates, study says 0 None
2009-04-30 USAID cooperates in pandemic preparedness initiative 0 None
2009-04-30 Simple blood test proves powerful ally in the fight against malaria 0 None
2009-04-30 Study first to show an effective pre-pandemic vaccine approach 0 None
2009-04-30 Scientists revive a dormant gene to fight HIV 0 None
2009-04-30 If started early, HIV treatment reduces death rates toward background levels in African countries 0 None
2009-04-30 Gains in access to antiretroviral treatment come with some costs 0 None
2009-04-30 Rapid malaria tests improve health outcomes in practice 0 None
2009-04-29 DNA "barcodes" used to map mosquito species in West Africa that spread lymphatic filariasis 0 1
2009-04-29 Avian flu research sheds light on swine flu outbreak 1 None
2009-04-29 So far Australia clear of swine flu 0 None
2009-04-29 Australian pigs free from swine flu virus and pork safe to eat 0 None
2009-04-29 Swine flu - All you need to know 0 5
2009-04-29 Flu pandemic long overdue 0 None
2009-04-27 Swine flu slows down global economic activity 0 None
2009-04-27 New statistical model that simulates human mobility patterns can aid in studying epidemic outbreaks 0 4
2009-04-27 Swine influenza - WHO holds emergency committee meeting 0 None
2009-04-27 Swine flu reinforces the importance of preparing for emergencies 0 None
2009-04-27 Update on swine flu in the United States and Mexico 0 None
2009-04-27 Swine flu pandemic threat puts the world on high alert 0 None
2009-04-26 WHO response to swine influenza A(H1N1) 0 None
2009-04-26 Swine influenza confirmed in the U.S. 0 None
2009-04-26 Malaria diagnostic tests differ in performance 0 None
2009-04-26 Welcome news on Dengue fever 0 None
2009-04-23 Climate change linked to increase of cholera cases in Zambia 0 None
2009-04-23 Malaria death in Zambia decline by 66% 0 None
2009-04-22 Scientists identify dozens of proteins the dengue fever virus depends upon 0 None
2009-04-22 Researchers create chemicals that kill the most deadly malaria-causing parasite 0 None
2009-04-22 Why an effective vaccine for HIV has proven so elusive 0 None
2009-04-22 New Dengue virus discovery could lead to development of anti-dengue drugs 0 None
2009-04-22 Improved medical ultrasounds 0 None
2009-04-22 New insights into how to combat avian flu 0 None
2009-04-22 Early treatment for hepatitis C offers a good chance of a cure 0 4.8
2009-04-20 Humanized mouse infected with HIV vaginally and rectally allows testing 0 None
2009-04-16 An African child dies every 30 seconds from Malaria 0 None
2009-04-16 South Australian hospital battles to contain superbug VRE 0 4
2009-04-16 NIH grants will strengthen fight against HIV/AIDS-tuberculosis 0 None
2009-04-16 New updated clinical guidelines for HIV-associated opportunistic infections 0 None
2009-04-15 Tijuana injection drug users on collision course for HIV and tuberculosis 0 None
2009-04-15 Prenatal exposure to influenza virus shown to reduce intelligence in adulthood 0 None
2009-04-15 Federal funding for partnership to combat infectious diseases 0 None
2009-04-15 Major breakthrough in understanding of Hendra virus 0 None
2009-04-15 Discovery of a new target for novel HIV treatment strategy 0 None
2009-04-14 Early HIV treatment decreases the risk of death 0 None
2009-04-14 New AIDS research training grants awarded for projects in 15 countries 0 None
2009-04-13 Mutations that help HIV hide undermine the virus's ability to replicate 0 None
2009-04-13 Dengue in Queensland on the decline at last - or is it? 0 None
2009-04-12 Largest disease network database ever built 0 None
2009-04-12 Early administration of HIV antiretroviral therapy improves survival 0 None
2009-04-09 Rural AIDS and HIV expert comments on media campaign 0 None
2009-04-08 HIV virus may have become more virulent 0 None
2009-04-08 AIDS organizations endorse new HIV testing bill 0 None
2009-04-08 Patient to patient transmission of hepatitis B virus: 0 None
2009-04-08 $45 million public awareness campaign on HIV/AIDS epidemic in U.S. 0 None
2009-04-07 FDA clears rapid test for the detection of influenza A/H5N1 0 None
2009-04-06 Stanford study shows PEPFAR program saved a million lives 0 None
2009-04-06 Killing older mosquitoes is a more sustainable way to control malaria 0 None
2009-04-06 First Lady Obama to partner with French First Lady Bruni-Sarkozy on global HIV/AIDS efforts 0 None
2009-04-06 Cambodia aims to decrease HIV/AIDS prevalence to 0.6% by 2010 0 None
2009-04-06 Ugandan First Lady calls for increased efforts to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission 0 None
2009-04-06 Inter Press service examines research into PrEP 0 None
2009-04-06 California HIV/AIDS group launches web-based program aimed at MSM 0 None
2009-04-06 Partner behavior better predicts STD risks 0 None
2009-04-06 Locking parasites in host cell could be new way to fight malaria 0 None
2009-04-05 Experts discuss disease-fight dollars for developing world 0 None
2009-04-05 U.S.-funded HIV/AIDS, malaria initiatives represent 'new approach' to foreign aid, opinion piece says 0 None
2009-04-05 UNITAID reaches deal with travel agencies to raise donations for HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria 0 None
2009-04-01 Doctors identify patients at high risk of Clostridium difficile 0 None
2009-04-01 Need for more African American HIV/AIDS researchers 0 None
2009-04-01 Self-collection of samples in sex workers works best when screening for STIs 0 None
2009-04-01 A magic bullet for superbugs 0 None


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