Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - October 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-10-31 Killer malaria to disappear in 10-15 years: Experts 0 None
2010-10-30 Progress made in universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care under threat 0 None
2010-10-30 Rite Aid to host flu shot clinics at nationwide pharmacies 0 None
2010-10-30 New nanoparticle deodorant has antibacterial and anti-odor properties 0 None
2010-10-30 Presidio to present PPI-461 data for HCV infection at AASLD meeting 0 None
2010-10-30 New MBP solution helps provide lifesaving HIV-prevention medications to mothers and babies 0 None
2010-10-30 Cipher announces completion of patient enrolment in CIP-ISOTRETINOIN Phase III study for nodular acne 0 None
2010-10-30 FDA approves Teflaro for treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia 0 None
2010-10-30 Researchers to investigate new drugs for parasitic disease 0 None
2010-10-30 Lancet series examines malaria eradication goal 0 None
2010-10-30 Teflaro receives FDA approval for treatment of bacterial infections 0 None
2010-10-30 New shuttlte program helps probe spaceflight-induced immune-system impairment 0 None
2010-10-30 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2010-10-29 Mathematical models and maps to eliminate malaria 0 None
2010-10-29 Phytonutrient Report says Americans do not consume enough fruits and vegetables 0 None
2010-10-29 T.J. Martell Foundation celebrates 35th Annual Awards Gala to raise funds for cancer and AIDS research 0 None
2010-10-29 China CDC signs collaborative agreement with Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 0 None
2010-10-29 Scientists develop new method to analyze early detection of virus 0 None
2010-10-29 Scientists identify potential new treatment for Nipah and Hendra viruses 0 4
2010-10-29 CNN reports on recent uptick in cholera cases worldwide 0 None
2010-10-29 Parasitic disease inflicts damage to women's reproductive organs: Research 0 5
2010-10-29 Opinions: Defense, diplomacy, development; PMTCT in Africa; perils of DIY aid; cholera in Haiti 0 None
2010-10-28 Tenofovir gel to prevent HIV transmission nearing approval 0 1
2010-10-28 New nationwide initiative to conduct research on human immune system 0 None
2010-10-28 Pharmasset's PSI-938 phase I monotherapy trial shows positive result for HCV treatment 0 None
2010-10-28 NMA/NBNA releases new consensus report on RSV 0 None
2010-10-28 Disinfection cap dispensing 70% isopropyl alcohol effectively disinfects IV needleless connectors 1 4
2010-10-28 Abbott provides $180,000 to support recent cholera outbreak in central Haiti 0 None
2010-10-28 Cholera outbreak in Haiti shows 'slight slowing,' but experts say interventions should continue 0 None
2010-10-28 Scientists determine tertiary structure of TehA membrane protein in Haemophilus bacteria 0 2
2010-10-28 H5N1 lethality gene Replikin Count continues to rise in 2010 0 5
2010-10-28 ChemoCentryx reports one-year study results of Traficet-EN in Crohn's disease patients 0 None
2010-10-28 New findings suggest way to treat lung diseases 0 None
2010-10-28 Omnyx initiates research testing of digital pathology platform 0 5
2010-10-28 Reuters examines development progress of microbicide gel to prevent HIV 0 None
2010-10-27 Flu deaths analyzed for future lessons 0 None
2010-10-27 Cholera epidemic and political violence dogs upcoming Haiti elections 0 None
2010-10-27 Vical to present preclinical results of HSV-2 vaccine program at Keystone Symposium 0 5
2010-10-27 BioSilta releases EnPresso tablet that regulates protein production in recombinant bacteria 0 3
2010-10-27 Expert shares information on detoxification to promote better health 0 None
2010-10-27 Scripps Florida scientist receives grant from Landenberger Foundation for HIV research 0 None
2010-10-27 Halting mosquito surveillance can increase management costs of epidemics 300 times 0 None
2010-10-27 New International malaria research consortium to develop novel classes of antimalarials 0 None
2010-10-27 Study: lncRNA are involved in host response to viral infection 0 None
2010-10-27 B.C. pharmacists are authorized to administer flu shots 0 None
2010-10-27 Older adults with severe sepsis at higher risk for cognitive impairment 0 None
2010-10-27 University of Padua Professor wins Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize 0 None
2010-10-27 Sex hormones behind increased risk of destructive periodontitis in men 0 None
2010-10-27 ECSA forum kicks off Monday with discussion on effects of funding, health worker shortages on MDGS 0 None
2010-10-27 Reuters examines how harm reduction policies in Switzerland could serve as model for reducing spread of HIV/AIDS among IDUs 0 5
2010-10-27 Bivalent oral polio vaccine produces better immune response than more commonly used trivalent vaccine, study says 0 None
2010-10-27 Jamieson releases flu-fighting formula with echinacea 0 3
2010-10-27 Oncolytics presents REO 013 clinical trial data for colorectal cancer at International Symposium in Spain 0 None
2010-10-27 Long non-protein coding RNAs respond to SARS virus infection, says study 0 None
2010-10-26 PinPointe FootLaser receives FDA clearance for treatment of nail fungus 0 2
2010-10-26 Mundus studies potential for VTOL UAV against Malaria 0 None
2010-10-26 Racial disparities among children with frequent ear infections can influence access to health care resources 0 None
2010-10-26 New tools could help detect wildlife disease outbreaks 0 None
2010-10-26 MDI and Westburg enter exclusive distribution agreement for Detect-Ready MRSA panel in Benelux region 0 None
2010-10-26 Researchers find new antibiotic strategies for hibernating bugs 0 None
2010-10-26 Omeros to develop new drugs for major diseases 0 None
2010-10-26 Knowledge gaps and unjustified fear common among caregivers of children with MRSA 0 None
2010-10-26 COPD Alliance calls upon primary care clinicians to STEP forward in fight against COPD 0 None
2010-10-26 CINJ researcher receives Clinical/Basic Science Research Award 0 None
2010-10-26 Physiotherapy Associates announces affiliation with National Multiple Sclerosis Society 0 None
2010-10-26 Sanofi-aventis commences teriflunomide Phase III study in RMS patients treated with interferon beta 0 None
2010-10-26 Panel examines global food security ahead of LA Francophonie summit; Global Fund, UNAIDS call for greater cooperation among French-speaking countries 0 None
2010-10-26 Cholera epidemic in Haiti persists despite slow down in fatalities 0 None
2010-10-26 Salk discovers potential new target for MS 0 5
2010-10-26 SNP array's snapshot of Anopheles gambiae genome can help eliminate malaria 0 None
2010-10-26 Study reveals two enzymes help immune cells deploy pathogen-killing traps 0 None
2010-10-26 Pathogenic listeria tricks intestinal cells to cause sickness 0 None
2010-10-26 LigoCyte presents Phase I/II study results of NoV vaccine for gastroenteritis at IDSA Meeting 0 None
2010-10-26 Sanofi Pasteur presents Fluzone quadrivalent Phase II trial data for influenza at IDSA Annual Meeting 0 None
2010-10-26 Dietary intake of PUFAs associated with decreased prevalence of periodontitis 0 None
2010-10-26 Researchers investigate impact of fungal toxin on birth defects 0 None
2010-10-26 Vertex initiates OPTIMIZE Phase 3b study in patients infected with genotype 1 HCV 0 None
2010-10-25 Northern Territory reports worst mosquito plague ever 0 None
2010-10-25 Haiti cholera epidemic abates 0 None
2010-10-25 Inviragen commences Phase 1 clinical trial of DENVax dengue vaccine in Colombia 0 None
2010-10-25 FDA approves Roche's real-time PCR COBAS TaqMan HCV Test, v2.0 0 None
2010-10-25 World Vision increases response in cholera affected Haiti 0 None
2010-10-25 Immune Network enters letter of intent to acquire Immunitor oral vaccine technology 0 None
2010-10-25 Non communicable diseases will cost India USD237 billion during 2006-15 0 None
2010-10-25 Popular Mechanics recognizes three NSF-funded projects with innovation Breakthrough Awards 0 None
2010-10-25 NovaBay delivers two poster presentations on Aganocide compounds at IDSA Annual Meeting 0 None
2010-10-25 New synthetic population can help computational modelers to study infectious diseases 0 5
2010-10-25 Beijing CDC selects Sinovac as first priority supplier of seasonal influenza vaccine 0 None
2010-10-25 New disease map resource can reduce MRSA infection in hospitalized patients 0 None
2010-10-25 Intercell's IC43 Phase II trial against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections meets primary endpoint 0 None
2010-10-25 Incidence of KPC-producing bacteria is rising in Chicago 0 5
2010-10-25 Chimerix to present CMX001 data for viral infections at IDSA Annual Meeting 0 None
2010-10-25 Cholera outbreak kills 138, more than 1,500 other cases reported, Haitian health ministry officials say 0 None
2010-10-25 Vancomycin beneficial for managing patients hospitalized with cellulits 0 None
2010-10-25 Sinovac Biotech receives Drug Registration Certificate for seasonal influenza vaccine 0 None
2010-10-25 Maven Semantic updates Antiviral research database 0 3
2010-10-25 Optimer presents two fidaxomicin Phase 3 trials data for CDI infection at IDSA Annual Meeting 0 None
2010-10-25 Researchers find evidence that A. gambiae mosquito is evolving into two strains, could present challenges for malaria control efforts 0 None
2010-10-25 Study on H1N1 virus to be presented at IDSA annual meeting 0 None
2010-10-25 Scientists use Affymetrix custom microarray to advance malarial study 0 None
2010-10-25 New research shows flu virus with D222G mutation can cause pneumonia 0 None
2010-10-22 NCRR awards 450 Recovery Act instrumentation grants to NIH-funded scientists 0 3.5
2010-10-22 Research project on food allergy to showcase results at symposium in Nice 0 None
2010-10-22 New multi-centre trial to treat cold and flu in children 0 None
2010-10-22 Medivir reports consolidated net sales of SEK 54.7M 0 None
2010-10-22 Inspire presents data on denufosol therapy for cystic fibrosis at NACFC conference 0 3
2010-10-22 Researchers analyze drugs' efficiency on influenza A virus 0 5
2010-10-22 Paragon Bioservices awarded contract to assist USAMRIID in vaccine development efforts 0 None
2010-10-22 FDA announces new label for HIV antiviral drug Invirase 0 None
2010-10-22 Gilead announces results from Phase III clinical trial of Cayston, TIS in cystic fibrosis patients 0 5
2010-10-22 TOBI reduces mortality in patients with cystic fibrosis, Pa lung infection 0 None
2010-10-22 Researchers find new evolution of malaria-transmitting mosquito species 0 None
2010-10-22 Union Springs, BIOSAFE enter agreement to commercialize HM4100 products 0 None
2010-10-22 Morphotek receives DOD contract to support mAb therapies against pathogenic strains 0 None
2010-10-22 AiCuris’ AIC246 inhibitor treats patient with multi-organ HCMV disease 0 None
2010-10-22 NIH awards three new SBIR grants to Taiga 0 None
2010-10-22 UCLA researchers receive NIH grant to study HIV-positive men from LA County jails 0 None
2010-10-22 Clinical research scholar receives grant to promote lifestyle changes for HIV patients 0 None
2010-10-22 Malaria deaths in India 13 times higher than WHO estimate, study says 0 None
2010-10-22 Daiichi Sankyo launches Inavir inhalation powder in Japan 0 None
2010-10-21 Zyvox achieves higher clinical success rate than vancomycin in MRSA nosocomial pneumonia study 0 None
2010-10-21 BioCryst to present intravenous peramivir data for influenza treatment at IDSA meeting 0 None
2010-10-21 NBER project identifies and analyzes African successes 0 None
2010-10-21 Research identifies key regulators that control transmission of malaria parasite 0 None
2010-10-21 Scientists suggest enzyme that modifies 4-quinolones can reduce microbial infection 0 None
2010-10-21 Protein IL-37 could help treat inflammatory diseases in adults and children 0 None
2010-10-21 Researchers investigate reverse zoonosis in marine invertebrate 0 None
2010-10-21 Annual conventional Pap smear is cost effective to reduce cancer incidence and mortality 0 4
2010-10-21 Intercell and Romark announce IC41-nitazoxanide combination clinical trials for HCV 0 None
2010-10-21 LSUHSC receives NIH grant for research on cancer and infectious diseases 0 None
2010-10-21 CKI to distribute Allergy Technologies' ActiveGuard mattress liners 0 None
2010-10-21 Seven million people in Pakistan still without shelter since flooding, U.N. says 0 None
2010-10-21 West, Central African floods kill 377; situation in Benin especially worrying, U.N. says 0 None
2010-10-21 SciDev.Net examines plans for India-S. Africa HIV vaccine research project 0 None
2010-10-21 Scientists find potential Achilles Heel in JC polyomavirus 0 None
2010-10-21 Study on health effects of alcohol consumption with HIV 0 2
2010-10-21 Researchers to study effect of reovirus on cancer cells 0 None
2010-10-21 NIH awards $7 million grant to provide sustained care for HIV-positive inmates 0 None
2010-10-21 Also in Global Health News: Foreign aid in Ethiopia; Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation; Health in Myanmar; Poverty in Zambia; Rwanda's progress on MDGs; Men involved in PMTCT of HIV 0 None
2010-10-20 WILD, Sterling Technology announce partnership for Immunel, Tegricel products 0 None
2010-10-20 LANL's researcher to implement first human trial of mosaic HIV vaccine candidate 0 None
2010-10-20 New sensor uses frog peptides to detect contamination in drugs, medical devices 0 None
2010-10-20 New CIMIT Accelerator program spins out HanGenix 0 None
2010-10-20 Study finds massive blood transfusion associated with severe complications 0 2.7
2010-10-20 MU researchers examine Aspergillus fumigatus to find cure for fungus, parasite 0 2.5
2010-10-20 UTHSC-Houston initiates enrollment in NanoLogix technology trial for detection of GBS in pregnant women 0 5
2010-10-20 NIAID announces four new contracts for clinical trials to address problem of antimicrobial resistance 0 None
2010-10-20 Osteoporosis drug heals bone wounds in gum disease patients 1 5
2010-10-20 CIED implantation with AIGISRx Antibacterial Envelope reduces overall infection rate 0 None
2010-10-20 Autistic children with poor diet face risk of vision loss due to vitamin B12 deficiency 0 None
2010-10-20 Opinions: Mdgs in Africa; development maintenance; U.S. efforts to eradicate polio; Global Fund commitment 0 None
2010-10-19 HIV/AIDS status grim in Australia: Experts 0 None
2010-10-19 ACG 75th Scientific Meeting to review advances in gastrointestinal research, treatment of digestive diseases 0 None
2010-10-19 Cytheris initiates ORVACS Phase II clinical trial to study HIV infection 0 None
2010-10-19 ADHA and GSK emphasize importance of proper brushing as key to maintaining oral health 0 None
2010-10-19 Government Officials, U.N. Staff meet with sex workers in Asia to examine access to HIV services 0 None
2010-10-19 New research coalition to design first human trial of mosaic HIV vaccine candidate 0 None
2010-10-19 Researchers explore impact of various factors on increasing rates of Clostridium difficile infection 0 4
2010-10-19 Dengue cases in Western Pacific doubled in last 10 years; WHO says disease needs higher profile 0 None
2010-10-19 Micronics to advance PanNAT system for molecular diagnosis of infectious pathogens 0 None
2010-10-19 Scientists complete genetic blueprints for 13 different strains of Lyme disease bacteria 0 None
2010-10-19 Study finds IAP enzyme maintains normal microbial population in gastrointestinal system 0 None
2010-10-19 NeurogesX plans U.S. label expansion for Qutenza in HIV-associated neuropathy 0 None
2010-10-19 Egg allergy is no reason to avoid 2010-2011 flu vaccination 0 None
2010-10-18 The state of sexually transmissible and blood-borne infections in Australia: the 2010 Surveillance Reports 0 None
2010-10-18 The future face of HIV in Australia 0 5
2010-10-18 BARACLUDE sNDA receives FDA approval for treatment of CHB patients with decompensated liver disease 0 None
2010-10-18 Sequella to develop SQ109 further with EDCTP, LMU, and TB experts in PanACEA 0 None
2010-10-18 58% of scientists believe in surge of bedbug infestations: Survey 0 None
2010-10-18 GeoVax Labs contributes article for HIV vaccine 0 None
2010-10-18 HHS awards $4.8 million grant for Teen Prevention Education Program 0 5
2010-10-18 NanoViricides' President delivers speech at ASNM Second Annual Conference 0 None
2010-10-18 Fera Pharmaceuticals launches Garamycin Ophthalmic Ointment 0 None
2010-10-18 Alcon concludes 'proof of concept' clinical trial of NovaBay's Aganocide for viral conjunctivitis treatment 0 None
2010-10-18 Importance of handwashing highlighted through events in 80 countries 0 None
2010-10-18 UCSF professor receives National Medal of Science 0 None
2010-10-18 Study finds correlation between flu vaccination and Medicaid reimbursement rates 0 None
2010-10-18 Phase III study influences WHO to change guidelines for HIV-infected women receiving nevirapine 0 None
2010-10-18 Researchers to identify protein-recycling mechanism of TB bacteria 0 None
2010-10-18 Bioniche's research scientists give presentations at Modern Vaccine and Adjuvant Formulation Conference 0 3
2010-10-18 IDRI's TB vaccine protects against drug-resistant tuberculosis 0 None
2010-10-18 Three West African countries set to roll out new meningitis vaccine 0 None
2010-10-18 Research on gut flora may lead to new treatment strategies for atherosclerosis 0 None
2010-10-18 Cempra to present data on solithromycin, TAKSTA at 48th Annual Meeting in Vancouver 0 5
2010-10-18 Biogen, Elan announce clinical utility data of two-step ELISA to detect anti-JCV antibodies 0 5
2010-10-18 Royal Cornwall Hospital receives grant to study Hepatitis E 0 None
2010-10-15 Novel approach to automated detection of bacterial pathogens in food 0 None
2010-10-15 CDC: Hispanics more likely to have HIV than whites, but live longer 0 None
2010-10-15 OTIS urges pregnant women to get vaccinated against influenza 0 None
2010-10-15 Oseltamivir reduces mortality in influenza A/H5N1 patients 0 None
2010-10-15 Crosstex International introduces customized surgical masks 0 None
2010-10-15 Enrollment complete in Inhibitex's FV-100 Phase II clinical trial in shingles patients 0 None
2010-10-15 NovaBay to present two poster presentations at IDSA Annual Meeting 0 None
2010-10-15 LifeBridge Health reveals two ways to prevent seasonal flu 0 None
2010-10-15 Scientists to monitor effectiveness of Streptococcus vaccine 0 None
2010-10-15 CIHR, Genome BC announce $5.4 million for microbiome research 0 None
2010-10-15 WHO Western Pacific meeting addresses immunization, TB control, women's health 0 None
2010-10-15 Issuing first report on NTDS, WHO aims for 'complete control' by 2015 0 None
2010-10-15 New insights into HIV infection process may allow antiviral drug development 0 None
2010-10-15 Administering ondansetron drug to children is economically advantageous 0 None
2010-10-15 Study finds vaccination rates in decline for children covered by private health plans 0 None
2010-10-15 FibroGen announces initiation of FG-3019 phase 2 study for reversing liver fibrosis 0 5
2010-10-15 NIH awards two new grants to develop Avidocin platform 0 None
2010-10-15 SAMHSA awards grants to provide integrated substance abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention services 0 None
2010-10-15 Researchers study bacterial ecosystem to optimize women's health 0 None
2010-10-15 Reuters examines experts' concerns about global polio eradication effort 0 None
2010-10-14 28% of health care workers in 'work risk' category will not get flu vaccine 0 None
2010-10-14 New filtering technology kills disease-causing bacteria without clogging 0 None
2010-10-14 Loyola announces 36-hour drill to test response to flu outbreak 0 None
2010-10-14 Study confirms long term survival benefit of ELAD bioartificial liver support system in Chinese ACLF patients 0 None
2010-10-14 News outlets report on sessions at World Health Summit 0 None
2010-10-14 West African cholera epidemic exacerbated by flooding; more than 1,800 deaths reported 0 None
2010-10-14 Scientists identify environmental conditions that could enable H5N1 bird flu virus to survive 0 None
2010-10-14 Researchers determine genetic blueprint of 13 strains of Lyme disease causing bacteria 0 None
2010-10-14 Federal guidance aims to reduce misuse of synthetic DNA to create dangerous organisms 0 None
2010-10-14 World's third rectal microbicide trial launched in Pittsburgh 0 None
2010-10-14 GSK to expand donation of albendazole medicine to treat children with STH risk 0 None
2010-10-14 Stop TB Partnership launches Global Plan to Stop TB 2011-2015 0 None
2010-10-14 Scientists unveil quality control mechanism of immune system to destroy pathogens 0 None
2010-10-14 NIH awards grant to Bavarian to advance early research in filoviruses 0 None
2010-10-13 Medicago and PATH partner on development of broad coverage influenza vaccine 0 None
2010-10-13 TrovaGene receives patent for diagnosis and monitoring of pathogenic infection 0 None
2010-10-13 Detect-Ready MRSA assay receives first independent validation 0 None
2010-10-13 Food allergies are becoming more common in U.S. children 0 None
2010-10-13 New global plan for elimination of TB 0 None
2010-10-13 ViiV Healthcare to expand Patient Assistance Program 0 None
2010-10-13 $1.5 million DOD award allows U-M scientists to pursue new application for nanoemulsion technology 0 None
2010-10-13 IV needleless connectors suppress bacteria that cause CRBSI infection 0 None
2010-10-13 LifeWise improves access to common immunizations at pharmacies 0 None
2010-10-13 Ocular Therapeutix completes Proof of Principle clinical study with moxifloxacin punctum plug 0 None
2010-10-13 New evidence supports possible link between XMRV and prostate cancer 0 None
2010-10-13 Infection during pregnancy linked to increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders in fetus 0 None
2010-10-13 DoD awards $1.5 million grant to study nanoemulsion-based therapies for preventing burn wound infections 0 None
2010-10-13 MTN-007 phase trial evaluates vaginal microbicide to prevent rectal transmission of HIV 0 None
2010-10-13 Officials discuss leadership, donor commitments, eliminating leprosy at start of WHO Western Pacific Region Committee Session 0 None
2010-10-13 HSV1716 clinical trial for childhood cancer receives FDA grant 0 None
2010-10-13 CSL to distribute Cerus' INTERCEPT Blood System in Australia, New Zealand 0 None
2010-10-13 Auxilium receives USPTO patent for XIAFLEX product 0 None
2010-10-13 QIAGEN, Abbott enter agreement to strengthen testing menus for automated in-vitro diagnostic applications 0 None
2010-10-12 Elsevier, ASIP to publish The American Journal of Pathology 0 None
2010-10-12 Mobile outreach program by sex workers provides key link to health, support services 0 None
2010-10-12 Older people who do not get vaccinated rely on indigenous health practices 0 None
2010-10-12 Researchers investigate 'friendly bacteria' to kill bone cancer cells 0 5
2010-10-12 WHO Western Pacific meeting to address maternal health, rise in dengue 0 None
2010-10-12 Invasive plants increase risk of tick-borne disease in suburbs as well 0 None
2010-10-12 Loyola continues mandatory employee flu-vaccination policy for second straight year 0 None
2010-10-12 HCMV infection may help promote intestinal cancer 0 None
2010-10-12 Researchers investigate mechanism of immune system to decipher gut-dwelling worms 0 None
2010-10-11 Financing HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment could cost $400B-$700B over 20 years 0 None
2010-10-11 Researchers develop new approach to treat inflammatory bowel disease 0 None
2010-10-11 VBI researchers receive grant to study immune responses to gut pathogens 0 None
2010-10-11 BiondVax commences Multimeric-001 flu vaccine Phase IIa clinical study 0 None
2010-10-11 'Achilles heel' for HCV infection 0 None
2010-10-11 HHS awards Sanofi Pasteur 3-year, $56.94M egg supply contract for pandemic vaccine preparedness 0 None
2010-10-11 Scientists proves Yersinia pestis as causative agent for Black Death epidemics in European continent 0 None
2010-10-11 Research reveals that fragrances can cause contact allergy 0 None
2010-10-11 Flu season looking 'typical,' CDC says 1 3
2010-10-11 Study finds inconsistencies in methods to identify CA-BSI infection in pediatric patients 0 None
2010-10-11 Researchers find new surface adaptation mechanism of biofilm-forming pathogen 0 None
2010-10-11 Researchers determine genetic structures of bacteria that cause Lyme disease 0 None
2010-10-11 IntegenX receives DTRA contract to develop ISS system for rapid detection of emerging pathogens 0 None
2010-10-11 Opinions: Learning to live with malaria; U.S. food aid policy; foreign aid reform 0 None
2010-10-10 “Black Death” of the Middle ages blamed on bacteria 0 2
2010-10-08 Knowledge about ecology of disease limits spread of infection 0 None
2010-10-08 Reverby writes commentary for Bioethics Forum on syphilis study 0 None
2010-10-08 HHS, PEPFAR to invest $130 million to transform African medical education 0 None
2010-10-08 Biologists determine three-dimensional structure of molecule involved in HIV, cancer 0 None
2010-10-08 Suneva Medical publishes Artefill data for treatment of atrophic acne scars 0 None
2010-10-08 Phase I study of Shigella dysenteriae bioconjugate vaccine meets primary, secondary endpoints 0 None
2010-10-08 MRSA pathogen influences U.S. physician drug selection for treating skin structure infections 0 None
2010-10-08 Spanish mothers more concerned about the safety of childhood vaccines 0 None
2010-10-08 CDC issues new universal influenza vaccination recommendation for all Americans 0 None
2010-10-08 IV ibuprofen effective in reducing fever in hospitalized patients 0 1
2010-10-08 Dengue fever spreads in Asia, WHO warns 2.5B people at risk 0 None
2010-10-08 Scientists engineer bacterial cell wall with small molecules to combat diseases 0 4
2010-10-08 Tight finances creates competition among AIDS researchers 0 None
2010-10-08 VentiRx announces VTX-1463 trial results for allergic rhinitis treatment 0 None
2010-10-08 NIAID announces three new contracts to fund research on dengue, anthrax vaccines 0 None
2010-10-08 International scientific conference explores new approaches to prevent infectious diseases 0 None
2010-10-08 Inviragen, PharmaJet awarded NIAID contract to develop needle-free, easy to administer dengue vaccine 0 None
2010-10-08 Increased global attention, research needs to be given to stroke prevention: UEA 0 None
2010-10-08 NIAID awards $6.25M to Profectus to optimize portfolio of genetic adjuvants 0 None
2010-10-08 FDA files complaint for permanent injunction against Brooklyn Juice Company 0 None
2010-10-08 CQ Healthbeat examines HIV prevention research funding 0 None
2010-10-08 HIV/AIDS needs more funding: Report 0 None
2010-10-08 Mass. attorney general recommends approval of Caritas sale; Calif. will require students to get whooping cough vaccine 0 None
2010-10-07 Researchers develop algorithm to integrate genomic and metabolic data 0 None
2010-10-07 GeoVax receives US Patent for pGA series of plasmids 0 None
2010-10-07 Researchers unveil clues to combat enteritis in humans 0 None
2010-10-07 Vical to manufacture pDNA vaccines against HIV 0 None
2010-10-07 Privigen IVIg therapy effective for primary, secondary immunodeficiencies: Study 0 None
2010-10-07 Study explains importance of identifying global pandemic risk factors to predict spread of diseases 0 None
2010-10-07 Donors pledge nearly $12b for Global Fund, missing lowest funding target 0 None
2010-10-07 VAP bundle helps eliminate hospital-acquired infection 0 None
2010-10-07 HHS partners with PEPFAR to invest $130M for African medical education 0 None
2010-10-07 Trekkers and climbers face high risk for Acute Mountain Sickness 0 None
2010-10-07 Scientists develop first screening method to identify river blindness disease 0 None
2010-10-07 Progenics receives NIH grant to develop novel monoclonal antibodies to treat C. difficile infection 0 None
2010-10-06 launches Italian version of cognitive training service 2 5
2010-10-06 WHO Eastern Mediterranean meeting opens in Cairo 0 None
2010-10-06 ISTA Pharmaceuticals announces Phase 1/2 clinical study results of bepotastine besilate nasal spray 0 None
2010-10-06 Research to focus on effective use of artemisinin stocks for malaria 0 None
2010-10-06 Miller-Mccune examines impact of limited access to schistosomiasis drug in Africa 0 None
2010-10-06 RDI launches HIV-TRePS system to predict patients’ response to HIV drugs 0 None
2010-10-06 AHF applauds Obama administration for reasserting U.S. leadership in contributions to fight global AIDS 0 1
2010-10-06 Global health fund to get big boost from U.S. 0 None
2010-10-06 Chevron Corporation raises $25 million for Global Fund 0 None
2010-10-06 Amino acid mixture increases survival in mice 0 5
2010-10-06 Profectus BioSciences awarded $3.1M Fast Track SBIR grant to develop prophylactic vaccine against HIV 0 None
2010-10-06 Altravax receives two SBIR grants for antibody-inducing vaccines research on HIV-1 0 None
2010-10-06 New approach method could simplify study and treatment of human diseases 0 None
2010-10-06 Isogenica, NovaBiotics to accelerate the development of peptide anti-infective technology 0 None
2010-10-05 Liquidia commences dosing in LIQ-001 Phase 1 trial for seasonal influenza 0 None
2010-10-05 Tris Pharma receives FDA final approval for generic Tussionex ANDA 0 None
2010-10-05 FDA grants Matrix tentative approval under PEPFAR for Atazanavir Sulfate Capsules ANDA 0 None
2010-10-05 Data shows Take Care Clinics’ quality of care exceeds national benchmarks 0 None
2010-10-05 EU called upon to tackle problem of chronic non-communicable diseases 0 None
2010-10-05 FMCNA offers annual flu vaccine to patients and clinical staff 0 None
2010-10-05 Dangers of not vaccinating children 0 5
2010-10-05 NIH awards $4 million grant to develop novel genetic strategy for combating tuberculosis 0 None
2010-10-05 Researchers develop pioneering method to identify lytic enzymes for optimum bacteria killing characteristics 0 None
2010-10-05 cobas TaqScreen DPX Test now available with CE Mark: Roche 0 None
2010-10-05 Researchers call for sustained funding to move HIV vaccine R&D ahead 0 None
2010-10-05 Maternal influenza vaccination prevents flu in infants 0 1
2010-10-05 HGS receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for ZALBIN drug 0 None
2010-10-05 Ceremed awarded NIH SBIR grant to develop soluble carrier for topical delivery of antibiotic Vancomycin 0 None
2010-10-05 Global malaria control funding has gone up significantly since 2007, but funding shortfall remains, study says 0 None
2010-10-05 Media examines PEPFAR hearing, calls for more HIV funding ahead of Global Fund replenishment meeting 0 None
2010-10-05 African leaders to meet in Zambia to discuss country responses to HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-10-05 CPS recommends all Canadian babies should be vaccinated against rotavirus 0 None
2010-10-05 Aeras Global receives FDA grant to develop biomarkers for TB vaccine 0 None
2010-10-05 FDA awards $2.9 million to support tuberculosis research projects 0 None
2010-10-05 Opinions: MDGs; Obama's development policy; PEPFAR in Uganda 0 None
2010-10-04 BioRelix, Merck enter research collaboration to identify new antibacterial drug candidates 0 None
2010-10-04 Merck's boceprevir Phase III studies for HCV to be presented at 61st AASLD 1 None
2010-10-04 Study demonstrates potential of nontoxic envelope proteins as an alternative to pseudotype lentiviral vectors 0 None
2010-10-04 $3.4M grant for study to distinguish bacterial infections from viral infections in infants with fevers 0 None
2010-10-04 UCI awarded $10M grant to explore ways of preventing staph infections in people harboring MRSA bacteria 0 None
2010-10-04 Chronic infection with S. maltophilia bacterium may impact cystic fibrosis progression: Study 0 None
2010-10-04 Food allergies may contribute to asthma attacks: Study 0 None
2010-10-04 NIH announces it will share IP rights to some AIDS drugs in UNITAID Patent Pool 0 None
2010-10-04 Researchers examine new genes to control mosquito-borne diseases 0 None
2010-10-04 Research on immune system paves way to combat mother-to-infant HIV transmission 0 None
2010-10-04 Media outlets look ahead to next week's Global Fund replenishment meeting 0 None
2010-10-04 WHO says polio outbreak in Angola must be stopped to avoid 'international consequences' 0 None
2010-10-04 Study on immune system activation may help develop new drugs for infections 0 None
2010-10-04 Scientists identify a new way to cure food allergies 0 None
2010-10-04 Suspected hand, foot and mouth disease on Denver flight 0 None
2010-10-04 Efforts against drug-resistant malaria along Thai-Cambodian border show progress, but more 'aggressive' approach needed, health officials say 0 None
2010-10-03 Scientist discovers novel pathogen from Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex 0 None
2010-10-03 Bristol-Myers Squibb to present multiple compounds’ data at AASLD annual meeting 0 None
2010-10-03 Scientists find new replicating mechanism of Salmonella bacteria 0 None
2010-10-01 GSA urges treatment of sepsis as a medical emergency 0 None
2010-10-01 Healthy respect for flu this season 0 None
2010-10-01 FDA grants Emergent Fast Track Designation for AVP-21D9 anthrax monoclonal antibody development program 0 None
2010-10-01 New method for detecting spores of non-proteolytic Clostridium botulinum 0 5
2010-10-01 GHI won't compromise PEPFAR, Global AIDS Coordinator says at House Foreign Affairs' Committee hearing 0 None
2010-10-01 Achillion initiates ACH-1625 Phase II dosing for HCV infection 0 None
2010-10-01 Antiretroviral therapy does not reduce risk of HIV transmission 0 2
2010-10-01 Health Canada approves Meridian Bioscience's illumigene C. difficile molecular amplification assay 0 None
2010-10-01 HIV/AIDS researchers, government officials track progress, forecast challenges for HIV vaccine development 0 None
2010-10-01 Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives grant to study role of proteins in health and disease 0 None
2010-10-01 Experts provide information on H1N1 and seasonal flu at Johns Hopkins hospital 0 None
2010-10-01 BioVigil system can improve hand sanitizer usage 0 None


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