Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - September 2009

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2009-09-30 NERAC launches public information campaign to prevent H1N1 0 None
2009-09-30 The Replikin Count of H1N1 virus’s infectivity gene shows continued elevation 0 None
2009-09-30 TheraDoc's patient safety surveillance system helps hospitals manage their H1N1 responses effectively 0 None
2009-09-30 Aphios awarded NIH grant to develop pathogen inactivation technology for blood products 0 None
2009-09-30 ANXeBusiness highlights the importance of disaster plan readiness during H1N1 0 None
2009-09-30 HHS to co-host "Know What to Do about the Flu Webcast " 0 None
2009-09-30 Non-human primate study results of Restanza released 0 None
2009-09-30 SeraCare Life Sciences awarded new contracts for HIV research 0 None
2009-09-30 Presentations on seasonal influenza and H1N1 viruses 0 None
2009-09-30 APIC, 3M Health Care call upon Congress to recognize IIPW 2009 0 None
2009-09-30 Therapeutic target for acute respiratory distress syndrome identified 0 None
2009-09-30 The still elusive malaria vaccine 0 None
2009-09-30 ASU receives $32 million as research grants 0 None
2009-09-30 ABL partners with Evivar Medical to develop and commercialize clinical management tools 0 None
2009-09-30 Total Wellness ready to meet increased demand for the seasonal flu vaccine 0 None
2009-09-29 Flooding in the Philippines could spread infectious diseases, Health Department says 0 None
2009-09-29 Biomagnetics Diagnostics to develop handheld testing platform for malaria and bovine TB 0 None
2009-09-29 Also in Global Health news: News outlets explore AIDS vaccine research; chloroquine resistance unraveled; authorities contest maternal mortality report 0 None
2009-09-29 NINDS: $50 billion spent each year for low back pain 0 None
2009-09-29 BDI Pharma's proprietary flu vaccine supply program SecuriFLU successful 0 None
2009-09-29 Protection of front-line healthcare workers compromised 0 None
2009-09-29 New measles vaccination methods to reduce costs and improve safety 0 None
2009-09-29 Flu shots available at Concentra Urgent Care locations 0 3
2009-09-29 Additional countries to join in donating H1N1 vaccines to developing countries, U.N official says 0 None
2009-09-28 Government plans intense monitoring for swine flu vaccine side effects 0 None
2009-09-28 Merck to distribute Afluria in the U.S. for CSL Biotherapies 0 None
2009-09-28 $1.3 million fund awarded to WPI for ongoing life sciences research 0 None
2009-09-28 American Lung Association in Indiana holds flu panel discussion 0 None
2009-09-28 H1N1 vaccine for limited supply only to people at highest risk 0 None
2009-09-28 WHO Asia-Pacific Countries pledge to use artemisinin with other drugs by 2015 to prevent drug-resistance 0 None
2009-09-27 Investigational vaccine regimen 31% effective in preventing HIV infection 0 None
2009-09-26 Contagious diseases more prevalent due to presenteeism 0 None
2009-09-26 EMS provides free resources for protection against swine flu 0 3
2009-09-26 Virginia Tech student granted fellowship for research study on LaCrosse Virus disease 0 None
2009-09-25 Associated Press/Washington Post examine contributions of military research to reducing global disease burden 0 None
2009-09-25 WHO lowers expectation of H1N1 vaccine output, appeals for donations to fight pandemic 0 None
2009-09-25 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2009-09-25 The Australian Institute of Policy and Science awards Dr Jake Baum for malaria research 0 None
2009-09-25 Registered Nurses of CNA/NNOC requests meeting with HCA regarding its policy on use of surgical masks 0 5
2009-09-25 Phase III clinical trial of investigational HIV vaccine regimen complete 0 None
2009-09-25 Also in global health news: Urban malnutrition in CAR; U.S. HIV travel ban; East Africa hunger 0 None
2009-09-25 Seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccines from Priority Health 0 None
2009-09-25 African Leaders Malaria Alliance launched at U.N. General Assembly 0 None
2009-09-25 Partial success reported in the Phase 3 trial of HIV/AIDS vaccine 0 None
2009-09-25 Investigational vaccine shows modest potential for protecting against HIV infection 0 None
2009-09-25 Experimental HIV vaccine shows promise 0 None
2009-09-25 NTMs: Rising cause of severe lung diseases 0 None
2009-09-25 Only 40% of parents will get their child vaccinated against H1N1? 0 None
2009-09-25 H1N1 influenza pandemic could present a host of medical ethics issues: JCB 0 None
2009-09-25 Researchers find fungi effective for controlling malaria mosquitoes 0 1
2009-09-24 Clinton Global Initiative to raise awareness and funding for NTD control and elimination 0 5
2009-09-24 Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's publication on infectious diseases released 0 None
2009-09-24 Regence offers coverage to meet the costs associated with H1N1 0 None
2009-09-24 Palmetto GBA-TrailBlazer Health cover Renessa treatment of female SUI 0 None
2009-09-24 Phase III efficacy trial of two AIDS vaccine candidates shows promise 0 5
2009-09-24 H1N1 slows growth in US industries and GDP 0 None
2009-09-24 CEL-SCI Corporation engages a CRO for clinical trial of its investigational LEAPS-H1N1 treatment 0 None
2009-09-24 Obama addresses U.N. General Assembly, calls for 'new era of engagement' 0 None
2009-09-24 It is possible to reduce the risk of HIV infection with a vaccine: AVAC 0 None
2009-09-24 G20 preview: Obama to propose phasing out of fossil fuel subsidies; HIV/AIDS protesters take to streets in Pittsburgh 0 None
2009-09-24 Results of Phase III clinical trial of HIV vaccine released 0 None
2009-09-24 NIHR to fund patient panel for skin disease research 0 None
2009-09-24 Lux Biosciences announces results of its LX214 human safety study for dry eye syndrome 0 None
2009-09-24 Pregnant women must be vaccinated against H1N1 and seasonal flu 0 None
2009-09-24 Also in global health news: Malawi HIV/AIDS fight; cancer in developing world 0 None
2009-09-24 Global effort needed to protect people from species-crossing diseases, Report finds 0 None
2009-09-24 Genetic variation helps identify hepatitis C infected people, according to a study 0 None
2009-09-23 Study of new swine flu vaccines looks for local children to take part 0 None
2009-09-23 Morphotek receives NIAID grant to develop human mAb therapies against staphylococcal-derived pathogens 0 None
2009-09-23 Nukepills replenishes its stock of N95 face masks for flu season 0 None
2009-09-23 FDA accepts Sangamo's IND for repeat-dosing in Phase 1 clinical trial of SB-728-T ZFN-based therapeutic 0 4
2009-09-23 PSI to double its HIV prevention programs 0 None
2009-09-23 New method to identify active tuberculosis in patients 0 None
2009-09-23 Report outlining global weaknesses in preventing deadly diseases 1 5
2009-09-23 Automated software solution for H1N1 preparation 0 None
2009-09-23 Report on species-crossing microbes and H1N1 0 None
2009-09-23 Axion Health and CHS to deliver Workforce Emergency Preparedness and Response programs 0 None
2009-09-23 Children’s Hospital offers tips on H1N1 and seasonal flu 0 None
2009-09-23 Also in global health news: Combating sleeping sickness in eastern Africa; China commits to developing countries; Latin America development 0 None
2009-09-23 Academy of Friends announces its 2009-2010 fundraising for 11 Bay Area HIV/AIDS service organizations 0 None
2009-09-23 New AIDS treatment center to open in Washington, DC 0 None
2009-09-23 African leaders to form alliance to eliminate malaria deaths 0 None
2009-09-22 Sanofi Pasteur receives additional order H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-09-22 Event: How to prepare for flu season and reduce spread of H1N1 0 None
2009-09-22 Millions of H1N1 healthcare consent forms - how to manage them? 0 None
2009-09-22 China SFDA awards Jiangsu Yanshen a new drug certificate and production license for its H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2009-09-22 CDC recommends seasonal influenza vaccination to counter H1N1 0 1
2009-09-22 Antigen to block infection by genetically-diverse strains of HIV 0 4.3
2009-09-22 PeriGen’s protocol bundle to prevent H1N1 in pregnant women 0 None
2009-09-22 U.S. HHS orders for an additional 29 million doses of MedImmune's influenza vaccine 0 None
2009-09-22 GeoVax requests FDA meeting to discuss IND for its therapeutic HIV/AIDS vaccine 0 None
2009-09-22 Results from a trial testing a 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in children look promising 0 5
2009-09-22 Bi-directional health information exchange to deal with disease outbreaks 0 None
2009-09-22 LSA's BCP in place to tackle demand for language assistance in the event of a potential swine flu pandemic 1 None
2009-09-22 Update from Cannabis Science regarding its phytocannabinoid pharmaceutical products 0 None
2009-09-22 AHF’s first AIDS treatment center to open in Washington, DC 0 None
2009-09-22 Bacterium responsible for outbreaks identified 0 None
2009-09-22 Duke University awarded $19.5M to design a portable viral infection detection device 0 None
2009-09-21 VeriChip granted exclusive license to virus triage detection system patents 0 None
2009-09-21 U.N. report calls for $1.48B to help developing nations cope with H1N1 0 None
2009-09-21 Nanoviricides and Southern Research sign agreement to test anti-Influenza and anti-HIV drug candidates 0 None
2009-09-21 U.S. Department of Health & Human Services requests BioCryst for proposal for peramivir supply 0 None
2009-09-21 HHS awards $77.2 million contract to BioCryst to complete Phase 3 development of peramivir 0 None
2009-09-21 Flu Preparedness Program offering latest information on the H1N1 virus 0 None
2009-09-21 No communication to workers from employers about policies in the workplace pertaining to H1N1: Study 0 None
2009-09-21 SmarterTravel releases precautionary checklist for travelers regarding swine flu 0 None
2009-09-21 NIAID awards Antigen Discovery a Phase II STTR grant for Chlamydia vaccine development 0 5
2009-09-21 Study reveals that daily commuting may lead to mosquito-borne diseases 0 None
2009-09-21 TIME examines voluntary airline tax that aims to fund global health projects 0 None
2009-09-21 Recent releases: Climate change, health; ITNS; Mexico H1N1; Policy Tracker; TB treatment; blogs 0 None
2009-09-21 PBS shows examine door-to-door medical counseling in Rwanda, malaria in Tanzania 0 None
2009-09-21 Kenya to launch measles vaccine campaign 0 None
2009-09-21 Influenza vaccination low among healthcare workers 0 None
2009-09-21 Study reveals that allergies are a major health issue in Sweden 0 None
2009-09-19 H1N1 infected people continue to shed live virus days after the symptoms 0 None
2009-09-19 My Insurance Expert in support of the AIDS Walk Detroit 2009 0 None
2009-09-19 Rwanda to receive second shipment of AIDS drug 0 None
2009-09-18 Mass notification systems to relay pandemic outbreaks 0 None
2009-09-18 Researchers reveal reasons for low vaccination rates against influenza viruses 0 None
2009-09-18 NIDDK awards $1.2 million grant to Bolder BioTechnology for long-acting EPO analog program 0 None
2009-09-18 Study reveals that older widowers are likely to be diagnosed with a STD 0 None
2009-09-18 Book on the effects of antibiotic-resistant microbes 0 None
2009-09-18 Also in global health news: HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh; river blindness in Tanzania; potential immune system booster; compounds might fight TB 0 None
2009-09-18 Intermittent preventive treatment could prevent a third of infant malaria cases, study finds 0 None
2009-09-18 Preventive treatment extension after kidney transplantation reduces the risk of CMV disease 0 None
2009-09-18 President Obama's commitment to global AIDS and health is in doubt: GAA 0 None
2009-09-18 Quebec research on contagious period of H1N1 patients to be presented 0 None
2009-09-17 Research reveals binge drinking weakens the body's ability to fight off infection 0 None
2009-09-17 A not-for-profit mission from Wellcome Trust and Merck to develop affordable vaccines for low-income countries 0 None
2009-09-17 New CLF survey on the unawareness of Canadians in contracting food-related illnesses 0 None
2009-09-17 Discovery of key molecule may yield new therapies for AIDS and cancer 0 None
2009-09-17 Mexico fights H1N1 cases with Polycom visual communication systems 0 None
2009-09-17 TOWN HALL Los Angeles hosts panel discussion on H1N1 outbreak preparedness 0 None
2009-09-17 Research study on Lyme disease 1 None
2009-09-17 Findings may lead to drugs that destroy TB in dormant stage of lifecycle 0 None
2009-09-17 Fully-insured members of Capital BlueCross to receive coverage for administration fee for H1N1 Flu vaccine 0 None
2009-09-17 Researchers investigate individual's ability to get rid of Hepatitis C 0 None
2009-09-17 Study: Antiretroviral drugs may prevent HIV infection in women 0 None
2009-09-17 FDA approves H1N1 vaccine, paves way for large-scale U.S. vaccination campaign 0 None
2009-09-17 HIRC investigates the impact of infrastructure on pathogens and micro-organisms 0 None
2009-09-17 Administrative cost of H1N1 vaccine to be covered for CIGNA's customers 0 None
2009-09-17 Researchers discover HIV Nef protein's role in cell mobility inhibition 0 None
2009-09-17 H1N1 influenza prevention campaign launched 0 None
2009-09-16 CEL-SCI to commence its LEAPS-H1N1 clinical trial following FDA approval 0 5
2009-09-16 Understanding Mexico's management of the A(H1N1) outbreak 0 5
2009-09-16 MDVIP's medical director suggests preventive measures for flu 0 1
2009-09-16 Urgent vaccine requirements for treating epidemic diseases voiced at ECI 2009 0 None
2009-09-16 CIDRAP summit to address employee protection measures during H1N1 pandemic 0 None
2009-09-16 NIAID awards Sanaria an SBIR Grant for expediting its malaria vaccine manufacturing process 0 None
2009-09-16 Also in Global Health News: PNG, Nepal outbreaks; Taliban Oks polio vaccination; Technology helps in developing countries; Satellite images for malaria control 0 None
2009-09-16 FDA grants orphan drug status to Advanced Life Sciences' Restanza 0 None
2009-09-15 American Lung Association urges families to get immunized against seasonal influenza 0 None
2009-09-15 Andersonville Arts Weekend art sales proceeds to support HIV-affected families 0 None
2009-09-15 NMQF launches the P.A.D. Atlas database that maps peripheral arterial disease prevalence by zip code 0 None
2009-09-15 Alnylam and Medtronic announce pre-clinical research findings from their Huntington’s disease program 0 None
2009-09-15 Cytheris' INSPIRE study data of HIV-infected patients with low CD4 T cell counts announced 0 None
2009-09-15 FluCide more effective than Tamiflu 0 None
2009-09-15 H1N1 flu preparedness guide for small industries 0 None
2009-09-15 Risk for patients contracting pneumonia increases threefold when treated with pantoprazole: Study 0 None
2009-09-15 MSD's ISENTRESS approved by the EU Commission for treating HIV-1 infection in adult patients 0 None
2009-09-15 Possible link between El Ni-o and flu pandemic 0 None
2009-09-15 Anti-fungal pill found to be effective for treating oral candidiasis 0 5
2009-09-15 RI-MUHC recommends WHO to revise tuberculosis treatment guidelines 0 None
2009-09-15 Pesticide exposure is linked to Parkinson's disease 0 None
2009-09-15 NovaBay's Aganocide compounds effective against multidrug-resistant bacteria 0 None
2009-09-15 Rib-X and NIAID collaborate to develop an antibiotic treatment for N. gonorrhoeae 0 None
2009-09-15 CFAR to host AIDS Vaccine 2010 conferrence 0 None
2009-09-15 Phase I results of Tobira's TBR-652 CCR5 antagonist for the treatment of HIV 0 None
2009-09-15 Public health policy should stress on reduction in sodium intake 0 None
2009-09-15 Innovative treatments for bowel dysfunction 0 None
2009-09-15 Study reveals that daily bathroom showers may deliver pathogenic bacteria 0 4
2009-09-15 IBC offers coverage for H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccines 0 None
2009-09-15 FDA clears Diagnostic HYBRIDS' D3 FastPoint L-DFA Respiratory Virus Identification Kit 0 None
2009-09-15 Nebulized interferon-gamma helps minimize transmissibility of TB 0 None
2009-09-15 NIMH awards Center for AIDS Intervention Research $11.16 million grant 0 None
2009-09-14 BioAlliance announces Phase III results of miconazole Lauriad MBT for treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis 0 None
2009-09-14 Emergency Medical Associates to track swine flu movement with SAP business intelligence solutions 0 5
2009-09-14 H1N1 vaccine to be available in U.S. earlier than anticipated 0 None
2009-09-14 Also in global health news: Polio in Afghanistan; Goosby interview; water shortages in Mexico City; clean water device 0 None
2009-09-14 Early vaccination minimizes the risk of damage by potentially harmful infections 0 None
2009-09-14 Wash and dry hands to fight against H1N1 0 None
2009-09-14 Food preparation methods may put Canadians at risk of liver disease 0 None
2009-09-14 Eat healthy foods to prevent flu 1 None
2009-09-14 National Conference on Latinos and AIDS 0 None
2009-09-14 Tobira Therapeutics presents TBR-652 in vitro data for treating HIV at the 49th ICAAC 0 None
2009-09-14 AIDS Healthcare Foundation calls on CA Governor to sign Assembly Bill 221 without delay 0 None
2009-09-14 FDA approves Theravance's VIBATIV for treating complicated skin and skin structure infections 0 None
2009-09-14 New findings could yield effective therapies for multiple sclerosis 0 None
2009-09-14 Prevention and treatment of pneumonia are critical to reducing child mortality 0 None
2009-09-14 PTH therapy could prevent osteoarthritis 0 None
2009-09-14 Practical tips for parents on H1N1 and seasonal flu infections 0 None
2009-09-14 Communicable and Chronic Disease and AIDS course on biological agents causing diseases 0 None
2009-09-14 Knowledge gap regarding the use of breast cancer tests 0 None
2009-09-14 Test for detecting ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-09-11 U.S., Australian researchers say single H1N1 vaccine dose protects adults against virus 0 None
2009-09-11 Flu Clinic Locator makes it easy for people to locate the most convenient clinic to get their seasonal flu vaccine 0 None
2009-09-11 Bioneutral's broad spectrum antimicrobial eradicates the H1N1 swine flu virus 0 None
2009-09-11 HIV/AIDS patients in U.S. have no long-term treatment options: ATAC report card 0 None
2009-09-11 Elderberry extract prevents H1N1 infection in vitro 4 4.2
2009-09-11 Scarab Genomics and Neoclone sign license agreement 0 None
2009-09-11 Proper hand hygiene will prevent deaths due to healthcare associated infections 0 None
2009-09-11 U.S. businesses are unprepared to deal with flu pandemic 0 None
2009-09-11 FFF stress the importance of seasonal flu vaccination in children 0 None
2009-09-11 New World Health Organization data emphasizes on two leading causes of pneumonia 0 None
2009-09-11 Children's Hospital to determine optimal duration of antimicrobial treatment for UTIs 0 None
2009-09-11 Students do not comply with basic preventative measures to combat H1N1 0 None
2009-09-10 A non-invasive test for cystic fibrosis is the goal of University Of Arizona researchers 0 None
2009-09-10 NIH provides Inviragen second major grant to develop a dengue vaccine 0 None
2009-09-10 U.S. public health officials recommend early flu vaccination 0 4
2009-09-10 GENova Biotherapeutics files patent to combat breast cancer 1 3
2009-09-10 St. Vincent develops the first-ever HIV educational widget 0 None
2009-09-10 NovaBay begins clinical studies for treating impetigo skin infection 0 None
2009-09-10 Survey reveals that hand-washing behaviors are poor despite H1N1 swine flu 0 None
2009-09-10 Swine flu more lethal than seasonal flu 0 None
2009-09-10 Swine flu more lethal than seasonal flu 0 None
2009-09-10 Business operations to be hit in the event of H1N1 outbreak 0 None
2009-09-10 Instant updates to parents on H1N1 influenza 0 None
2009-09-10 New form of malarial infection identified 0 5
2009-09-10 New Influenza A/H1N1 detection kit launched 1 None
2009-09-10 Preventive-care TB therapy is cost-effective for patients 0 None
2009-09-10 Plant extract could lead to new drug development for H1N1 0 5
2009-09-10 Federal contract awarded to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to study use of antibiotics in children 0 None
2009-09-09 ARUP Laboratories' scientist receives grant to research HIV therapies 0 None
2009-09-09 University of California receives $3.5 million grant from NIDA for AIDS vaccine research 0 None
2009-09-09 Phase II trial of ANA598 commenced by Anadys Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2009-09-09 Cepheid's Flu Panel test to provide 45-minute identification of Flu A infection 0 None
2009-09-09 HCV treatment study reveals low relapse rate of Pegetron 0 None
2009-09-09 WRAIR to test Kane Biotech's DispersinB biofilm technology against pathogens in combat trauma wounds 0 None
2009-09-09 MRSA awareness event to be held at Loyola University Chicago 0 None
2009-09-09 International summit on the H1N1 influenza pandemic and critical business preparedness 0 None
2009-09-09 Ceragenix awarded $2.87M NIH grant to develop a drug for treating Clostrdium difficile and Shigella 0 None
2009-09-09 Physicians to educate Congress on the importance of reducing viral hepatitis 0 None
2009-09-09 International Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Technology established for a global research initiative 0 None
2009-09-09 Maxim Health to launch its annual influenza vaccination program on October 1 0 None
2009-09-09 Consortium awarded $3.75M to set up an AIDS research center in Chicago 0 None
2009-09-09 Amarillo Biosciences is midway in Phase 2 clinical study of interferon against H1N1 0 None
2009-09-09 Sinovac's first lot of H1N1 vaccine released by China's NICPBP 0 None
2009-09-09 Rice researchers describe a new method to predict the efficacy of H1N1 vaccines 0 None
2009-09-09 NIH awards Vaxart $2.8M grant to develop an orally-delivered H5N1 Avian influenza vaccine 0 None
2009-09-09 Individuals with upper-GI symptoms visit general practitioners often 0 None
2009-09-08 Inactivation of ClpX gene may help treat anthrax poisoning 0 None
2009-09-08 Major advance in understanding Friedreich's ataxia 0 3.7
2009-09-08 MyMedicalRecords PHR offers medical reimbursement for H1N1 affected susbcribers 0 None
2009-09-08 CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation for Independence Blue Cross 0 None
2009-09-08 Third human clinical trial of LigoCyte's norovirus vaccine started 0 4.8
2009-09-08 Chronic pediatric cough linked to reflux and allergies 0 None
2009-09-08 Prevalence of cortical gray matter atrophy may be overestimated in healthy aging brain 0 None
2009-09-08 New probiotic provides protection against the fatal E. coli disease 0 3.7
2009-09-08 Microbe's multilayer defence mechanisms could treat fungal infections 0 None
2009-09-08 Cognitive abilities decline more for people with Alzheimer's disease due to infections 0 None
2009-09-07 Tool to aid health organizations tackle spread of pandemic diseases 0 None
2009-09-05 Study calls for compelling messages to induce washing of hands 0 None
2009-09-05 Recent releases: PEPFAR in Zimbabwe; dengue in Thailand; blogs on improving U.S. foreign aid; examining allocations of health aid 0 None
2009-09-05 Sinovac to purchase H1N1 vaccine for the national stockpiling plan 0 None
2009-09-05 Nurses urge CDC to follow the recommendations for swine flu protection from the Institute of Medicine 0 None
2009-09-05 Bloodstream infections can be avoided with a daily scrub solution bath 0 None
2009-09-04 Researchers discover the causes for the severity of RSV illness 0 None
2009-09-04 Touch of MIDAS to prepare the world for contagious outbreaks 0 None
2009-09-04 Clinical trial of Novartis MF59 swine-flu vaccine elicits a strong immune response 0 5
2009-09-04 New center to study mathematical modeling of drug resistance and internention to be established at HSPH 0 None
2009-09-04 Adding screens to homes can cut malaria risk, study says 0 None
2009-09-03 Two new antibodies for targeting HIV virus discovered 0 4
2009-09-03 Seasonal flu vaccinations increases by 237% this season compared to the same four weeks during last season 0 None
2009-09-03 Outbreaks Near Me iPhone application tracks and reports outbreaks of infectious diseases in real-time 0 None
2009-09-03 Recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection is a growing area of concern in hospitals 0 None
2009-09-03 First swine-flu vaccine trials reveal strong immune response 0 None
2009-09-03 Sinovac Biotech signs marketing agreement with Boryung Pharmaceutical Company 0 None
2009-09-03 Gene-Eden antiviral supplement may offer protection against swine flu 0 5
2009-09-03 Healthcare-acquired infection costs $1 billion per annum 0 None
2009-09-03 Preliminary lab results of SHBAN hand sanitizer solution announced 1 None
2009-09-03 New York Times examines efforts to stop spread of dengue in Asia 0 None
2009-09-03 Increase in Rifampicin dosage shortens tuberculosis treatment duration 0 2
2009-09-03 Molecular pathology laboratories gear up for swift swine flu detection 0 None
2009-09-03 Obama urges Americans to take precautions to protect themselves from H1N1 0 None
2009-09-02 The 2009 H1N1 influenza virus causes more severe disease than human seasonal influenza viruses 0 None
2009-09-02 Linkwell concerned with misunderstanding of prevention and control measures of H1N1 0 None
2009-09-02 Government, medical and community experts to discuss about prevention and detection of viral hepatitis 0 None
2009-09-02 NPMA warns homeowners of mosquito infestations during the fall months 0 None
2009-09-02 Pathogenic microbes can suppress immune system in newborns 0 2.5
2009-09-02 Alpha Pro Tech to triple N-95 respirator mask production 0 None
2009-09-02 Single-dose H1N1 vaccine wins approval in China 0 None
2009-09-02 Condoms reduce risk of herpes simplex virus 2 0 None
2009-09-02 TeleForum to discuss H1N1 precautions on campus 0 None
2009-09-01 Gates Foundation appoints new HIV program head 0 None


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