Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - February 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-02-27 Gender roles and sexual behavior among Latino teens: Characterization complicated 0 4.5
2010-02-27 3M and PCTS to globally market innovative automated hand hygiene compliance solution 0 None
2010-02-27 Widespread cases of flu plunge from 49 to zero 0 None
2010-02-27 iBioLaunch platform technology to be licensed for plant-expressed influenza vaccines project 0 None
2010-02-27 CHI lauds California state Assembly's proclamation of Feb. 28, as Rare Disease Day 0 None
2010-02-27 AHF’s Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ Tour arrives in Atlanta to host free HIV testing events 0 None
2010-02-27 Prevention of recurrent strokes: Antiplatelet drug cilostazol effective and safer than aspirin 0 5
2010-02-26 Rare Disease Day 2010: Alexion Pharmaceuticals joins NORD and EURORDIS to raise awareness 0 None
2010-02-26 Making public policies on vaccination with limited information 0 None
2010-02-26 Salmonella-infected mice help understand how symptoms of HLH develop 0 None
2010-02-26 New strategy against Botulinum toxin 0 5
2010-02-26 Cause of multiple sclerosis: Researchers test autoimmune hypothesis 0 None
2010-02-26 STD prevention programs in schools: Mixed outcomes on sexual behaviors 0 None
2010-02-26 Individuals who naturally lack CCR5 receptor have resistant to HIV 1 3.5
2010-02-26 Study identifies risk factors for vitamin D deficiency in kidney disease patients on dialysis 0 None
2010-02-26 Researchers keep wary eye on emerging tick-borne diseases in Missouri 0 None
2010-02-26 NORD lauds FDA's establishment of new position within CDER 0 None
2010-02-26 Antiretroviral therapy reduces mortality rates in patients co-infected with HIV and TB 0 None
2010-02-25 Regulus Therapeutics, GSK announce new collaboration on microRNA therapeutics targeting microRNA-122 0 None
2010-02-25 "Hope – It's In Our Genes" rare disease campaign slogan translated into multiple international languages and Braille 0 None
2010-02-25 Texas Plant-Expressed Vaccine Consortium announces biotherapeutic manufacturing initiative for infectious diseases 0 None
2010-02-25 Texas-based consortium announces biotherapeutic manufacturing initiative for vaccine production 0 None
2010-02-25 GAA urges Obama to continue support for global health programs 0 None
2010-02-25 CDC ACIP's vote for universal influenza vaccination recommendation: FFF endorses 0 None
2010-02-25 α-defensins1-3 may be potential prophylactic agents in treatment of HIV / AIDS 0 None
2010-02-25 Internet-based surveillance helps confront infectious disease threats at mass gatherings 0 None
2010-02-25 American Lung Association supports ACIP's recommendations for universal influenza immunization 0 None
2010-02-25 New data shows Valortim antibody enhances human T cell response to B. anthracis 0 None
2010-02-25 Chilean hospital's early use of antiviral treatment and aggressive measures helped reduce H1N1 cases 0 None
2010-02-25 FDA approves Pfizer's Prevnar 13 pneumococcal conjugate vaccine 0 None
2010-02-25 Anadys Pharmaceuticals' ANA598 combination demonstrates 73% cEVR in ongoing Phase II study for HCV 0 None
2010-02-24 Welichem commences enrollment in WBI-1001 Phase IIa clinical trial for psoriasis 0 None
2010-02-24 Researchers team up to monitor and assess potential infectious disease threats to Vancouver 0 None
2010-02-24 Lack of knowledge and awareness impeding efforts to control HBV and HCV 0 None
2010-02-24 Prochymal achieves response rate of 63% when used as rescue therapy in children suffering from GvHD 0 None
2010-02-24 Phase III trial results of Osiris Therapeutics' Prochymal for GvHD to be presented at BMT Tandem Meeting 0 5
2010-02-24 IBM Maximo software helps GNL ensure optimal performance of equipment in fight against emerging infectious diseases 0 None
2010-02-24 Sentry BioPharma Services to warehouse and distribute influenza vaccines for CDC 0 None
2010-02-24 Idera Pharmaceuticals presents IMO-3100 TLR antagonist mechanism of action data at Keystone conference 0 None
2010-02-24 LifeSciences British Columbia, UBC to host global summit on HIV/AIDS 0 4
2010-02-24 PointCare Technologies donates rapid PointCare NOW tests to Haitian clinics 0 4.3
2010-02-24 Senate Committee report addresses U.S. government response to Haiti 0 None
2010-02-24 Mouse study provides new way to test novel therapies for liver infections 0 None
2010-02-24 FDA recommends H1N1 for inclusion in next year's flu vaccine 0 None
2010-02-24 FDA: Invirase-Norvir combination therapy for HIV may adversely affect the heart 0 None
2010-02-24 Nitric oxide may play key role in the pathogenesis of neonatal meningitis 0 None
2010-02-24 Alliance Biosciences to provide engineering and biosafety guidance for Nyumbani's HIV/TB diagnostic facility 0 None
2010-02-24 Genocea Biosciences secures licensing to extensive HSV antigen patent estate 0 4.5
2010-02-24 ViiV Healthcare highlights S/GSK1349572, SELZENTRY and EPZICOM for HIV/AIDS at 17th CROI 0 5
2010-02-24 Flightless mosquitoes could fight dengue, study says 0 None
2010-02-24 FDA grants EUA for Longhorn Influenza A/H1N1-09 Prime RRT-PCR Assay in CLIA high complexity laboratories 0 None
2010-02-24 Also in global health news: Global Fund; MDGs, women; polio eradication 0 None
2010-02-24 Pathogen study could provide new insights on gene regulation 0 None
2010-02-24 AGA conference highlights emerging technologies for digestive and metabolic disorders 0 5
2010-02-23 Blair talks about combating malaria in Nigeria, part of 3-nation African trip 0 None
2010-02-23 FDA grants Diagnostic Hybrids emergency use authorization for 2009 H1N1 Influenza A Virus ID Kit 0 None
2010-02-23 Aradigm initiates dosing in Phase 2b trial of inhaled liposomal ciprofloxacin formulations in BE patients 0 None
2010-02-23 Menssana Research develops 85% accurate breath test for pulmonary tuberculosis 0 5
2010-02-23 TCAD therapy active and synergistic against drug resistant influenza virus strains 0 None
2010-02-23 Study to restrict hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers 0 None
2010-02-23 GlycoVaxyn initiates Phase I clinical study of GVXN SD133 vaccine candidate against Shigella dysenteriae 0 None
2010-02-23 Humans can harbor bacteria in gallstones, infect others with active typhoid fever 0 None
2010-02-23 Also in global health news: Infant, maternal mortality in N. Korea; malaria in Cambodia; Zambia PEPFAR program; Pakistan's anti-polio campaign; U.N. Ambassador responds to Somalia; Myanmar refugees 0 None
2010-02-23 Hospital-acquired infections increase mortality rate and healthcare costs 0 5
2010-02-23 News outlets examine use of ART, microbicide development presented at conference 0 None
2010-02-23 Research reveals human Chlamydia pneumoniae has originated from animal source 0 None
2010-02-23 PositiveID, RECEPTORS announce successful completion of rapid virus detection system Phase I development 0 None
2010-02-23 Haitian President says up to 300,000 people could have died in quake 0 None
2010-02-23 NIH awards Sanaria Phase II SBIR grant to develop genetically attenuated, whole parasite malaria vaccine 0 None
2010-02-23 Gene study provides new clues to fight infections 0 None
2010-02-23 Medical test for aging adults could be helpful in determining infants’ intestinal conditions 0 None
2010-02-23 UCI researchers create new breed of flightless mosquitoes for dengue control 0 None
2010-02-23 Global rules barring TB patients from flying are too stringent, study says 0 None
2010-02-23 AAAS meeting examines test-and-treat model's potential for fighting HIV spread, TB co-infection 0 None
2010-02-22 NHMRC awards $12.7 million for malaria research 0 None
2010-02-22 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals initiates ALN-RSV01 Phase IIb trial in adult lung transplant patients for RSV infection 0 None
2010-02-22 HHS Secretary reviews H1N1 response at NACCHO conference 0 None
2010-02-22 Researchers based in Africa have more comprehensive understanding of malaria: MIM 0 5
2010-02-22 Tony Blair participates in the work of Muslim-Christian alliance in Africa led by NIFAA 1 None
2010-02-21 ASU epidemiologist to take close look at factors impacting influenza dynamics within Mexico 0 None
2010-02-20 Bleeding after percutaneous biopsy rare 0 4
2010-02-20 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2010-02-20 News outlets examine HIV vaccine research, cervical cancer screening data presented at conference 0 None
2010-02-20 AHF’s Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ Tour stops in Jackson, Mississippi 0 None
2010-02-20 National poll examines public health response to anthrax attack 0 None
2010-02-19 Janssen-Cilag International's European MAA for ZEFTERA: CHMP adopts negative opinion 0 None
2010-02-19 New guidance document to prevent food allergies 1 None
2010-02-19 BioCrossroads' Indiana Seed Fund invests $400,000 in Bioscience Vaccines 0 None
2010-02-19 Rib-X Pharmaceuticals co-founder discovers new ribosomal structures of antibiotics 0 None
2010-02-19 CMAJ study summarizes risk factors for severe outcome among patients admitted to hospital with H1N1 0 None
2010-02-19 Data from Novavax's Pivotal 2009 A/H1N1 VLP pandemic influenza vaccine study presented at WHO meeting 0 None
2010-02-19 BioTrends' Stelara second wave report finds increase in prescribing among dermatologists 0 None
2010-02-19 Delay in Vibativ's approval for nosocomial pneumonia to reduce previously forecasted commercial impact 0 None
2010-02-19 New Jersey Superior Court links Roche's Accutane to IBD 0 5
2010-02-19 Mechanism by which Plasmodium replicates itself in human blood to spread disease identified 0 None
2010-02-19 SRI International establishes new Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Program 0 4
2010-02-19 Mayo Clinic's first DCD lung transplantation performed in 59-year-old Illinois man 0 None
2010-02-19 VIRxSYS announces results from prophylactic HIV vaccine study at 2010 CROI conference 0 3.7
2010-02-19 Sacred Heart Medical Center fined $8,000 for failing to adhere to state and national H1N1 influenza safety standards 0 None
2010-02-19 Group B streptococcus may have significant public health implications: Study 0 None
2010-02-19 UBC researcher finds improved uptake of highly active antiretroviral therapy 0 None
2010-02-19 Untreated gum disease has potentially dangerous implications 0 None
2010-02-19 GSK decides to remove potentially hazardous zinc from denture adhesive products 0 None
2010-02-19 UCSF, Genentech partner to discover and develop drug candidates for neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2010-02-19 Unusual compounds in pitcher plant could prove effective against human fungal infections 0 None
2010-02-19 Walker's book focuses on deaths, genetic deformities and other health issues resulting from environmental pollution 0 None
2010-02-19 Poor prescription practices among doctors may increase antibiotic resistance 0 None
2010-02-19 WHO recommends H1N1 be added to next year's seasonal flu virus 0 None
2010-02-18 GeoVax Labs presents results of preclinical study on prototype HIV/AIDS vaccine at CROI 0 None
2010-02-18 Acute sinus infections always begin as cold 0 None
2010-02-18 Travellers are likely to become increasingly exposed to canecutter's disease: Study 0 None
2010-02-18 PK/PD data demonstrates clear relationship between TBR-652 plasma concentrations and antiviral activity 0 None
2010-02-18 UCSF receives $1.15M grant to integrate family planning into HIV treatment and care 0 None
2010-02-18 Signaling protein has key role in fighting bacterial infection and inflammation in intestinal tract: Study 0 None
2010-02-18 Gilead Sciences’ “Quad” regimen for HIV exhibits antiretroviral activity comparable to Atripla 0 None
2010-02-18 HPV DNA testing vital in identification of cervical cancer 0 None
2010-02-18 Phase 3b ODIN study of once-daily PREZISTA in HIV-1 adults presented at CROI 2010 0 None
2010-02-18 Changes in vaginal pH make women more susceptible to infections 0 5
2010-02-18 Study demonstrates once-a-week TB drug is as effective as daily dose 0 None
2010-02-18 Healthy immune response depends on TRPV2 protein 0 None
2010-02-18 Viral infection can suppress immune response to secondary bacterial infection 0 None
2010-02-18 Gene study could pave way for novel methods for plagues and other infectious diseases 0 None
2010-02-18 Media examine efforts to eradicate Guinea worm 0 None
2010-02-17 Roche completes enrollment in RG7128 Phase 2b PROPEL study 0 None
2010-02-17 Research on mosquito genes could be used for disease control measures 0 None
2010-02-17 AHF to protest Merck’s Isentress pricing and policies at CROI 0 None
2010-02-17 XMRV infection is not linked to chronic fatigue syndrome 0 1
2010-02-17 Effectiveness of influenza vaccines in older people: No clear conclusions 0 5
2010-02-17 Study: Researchers use genomics to decode blueprint of Plasmodium falciparum 0 None
2010-02-17 ITS secures £8.65M Series-A equity funding round extension to fund synthetic flu vaccine study 0 None
2010-02-17 NanoViricides signs research and development agreement with Dr. Eva Harris’s laboratory at UC Berkeley 0 None
2010-02-17 AP examines male circumcision efforts in Africa, including adult circumcision devices 1 1
2010-02-17 CMAJ study: Increased dosage of Tamiflu required in treating H1N1 influenza patients 0 None
2010-02-16 New program launched for HIV-positive men 0 None
2010-02-16 Effects of eco-toxicology on Zebra fish 0 None
2010-02-16 TB's mechanism to evade body's immune system identified 0 None
2010-02-16 Study: sdNVP can lead to HIV treatment failure in women receiving drug to prevent infant infection 0 2
2010-02-16 Malaria: Nose of mosquito transplanted 0 None
2010-02-16 Simple protein urine test may help detect early kidney disease in people with lupus 0 None
2010-02-16 Pipe and cigar smoking linked to decreased lung function 0 None
2010-02-16 Researchers discover chemical compound to combat malaria and bacterial diseases 0 None
2010-02-15 Scientists identify bacterial protein VpsT as master regulator in Vibrio 0 None
2010-02-15 Air pollution linked to increased risk of atherosclerosis 0 None
2010-02-15 Ragweed pollen allergy: SLIT safe and effective alternative to injections 0 None
2010-02-15 WHO will meet to decide if H1N1 has peaked 0 None
2010-02-14 Researchers describe the structure of ToxT that controls virulent nature of Vibrio cholerae 0 None
2010-02-12 HIV transmission among male partners: CFAR scientists discover origin of strains 0 None
2010-02-12 Mayo Clinic Health Letter features comprehensive coverage of the liver 0 None
2010-02-12 launches "Kiss Chlamydia Goodbye" campaign 0 None
2010-02-12 Also in Global Health News: China's health care system; Breastfeeding practices in Pakistan; HIV transmission in MSM; Abu Dhabi joins malaria fight 0 None
2010-02-12 Antibodies also contribute to severe dengue virus-induced disease, confirms La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology 0 None
2010-02-12 Study: Hospitalizations for H1N1 differ from hospitalizations associated with typical flu 0 5
2010-02-12 Positive results from Shire's velaglucerase alfa Phase III study for Type 1 Gaucher disease 0 None
2010-02-12 Heavy rains hit tent camps in Haiti 0 5
2010-02-12 Scientists find single-dose of drug cures visceral leishmaniasis 0 None
2010-02-12 New screening system developed to discover molecules that block HCV life cycle 0 None
2010-02-11 Emory-UGA IPIRC to host symposium on H1N1 virus 0 None
2010-02-11 PARI Pharma commences enrollment in L-CsA Phase 2b efficacy study 0 None
2010-02-11 FDA grants approval for Abbott's antiretroviral medication Norvir 0 None
2010-02-11 Oral hygiene: Insights 0 None
2010-02-11 HIV/AIDS seen as a gay man's disease, despite growing number of HIV infections in women 0 5
2010-02-11 Simcere Pharmaceutical Group subsidiary receives Chinese SFDA approval for Zanamivir 0 None
2010-02-11 Also in global health news: N. Korea harvest; Zimbabwe’s health system; malaria parasite; training India's rural health workers; Myanmar recovery; health in Uganda 0 None
2010-02-11 Biomagnetics Diagnostics to accelerate development of assay test cartridge for malaria, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and TB 0 None
2010-02-11 NCCID to host consultation with national and international experts to discuss ways to fight superbugs 0 None
2010-02-11 UC experts recommend binational prevention efforts for TB and HIV infections 0 None
2010-02-11 Survey shows one quarter of Ontario hospitals have no influenza pandemic plan 0 None
2010-02-11 Eczema can lead to behavioral and psychological problems in children 0 None
2010-02-11 PLAN C Agency launches Hepatitis B awareness campaign in the West Coast 0 None
2010-02-10 Drug used to treat parasites in animals may offer new treatment for river blindness, study finds 0 None
2010-02-10 Catalysis Foundation for Health to discover new TB biomarkers with $5M Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant 0 None
2010-02-10 AHF schedules safer sex awareness events to mark International Condom Day on Feb 13th 0 None
2010-02-10 Majority of parents worry about safety of H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2010-02-10 launches interactive, personalized STD test recommendation 0 5
2010-02-10 New method may help assess impact and cost-effectiveness of flu vaccination campaigns 0 None
2010-02-10 Study explores link between HBV genotype C and liver cirrhosis 0 None
2010-02-10 Eating reptile meat can cause varying degrees of illness 0 None
2010-02-10 VSV has potential to be genetically modified to serve as anti-cancer agent 0 5
2010-02-10 Antimalarial medicines in African countries are substandard, says QAMSA study 0 None
2010-02-10 Measles vaccine does not increase risk of autism in children, reveals Polish study 0 None
2010-02-10 Study shows lactobacillus is effective in improving H. pylori-infected diseases 0 None
2010-02-10 TBTC to receive more than $90 million to develop effective tuberculosis treatments 0 None
2010-02-10 Mutations that enable Pseudomonas to thrive in cystic fibrosis lung secretions may also guard them against antibiotics 0 2
2010-02-10 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute sign license agreement with Genentech, Roche 0 None
2010-02-10 Findings of poor quality malaria drugs in Africa add to artemisinin-resistance worries 0 None
2010-02-10 NIAID awards Tulane University over $15M to develop Lassa fever vaccine and treatment 0 None
2010-02-10 IgM/IgG ratio is useful in diagnosing primary biliary cirrhosis 0 None
2010-02-10 Health officials encourage caution, despite H1N1 case decline 0 None
2010-02-09 CQ examines concerns over Obama's FY2011 global health budget 0 None
2010-02-09 CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien to host Latino Commission on AIDS’s annual benefit gala 0 None
2010-02-09 Risk of missed doses underestimated, effective guidance programmes needed 0 5
2010-02-09 Thymosin β4 exhibits potential as new therapeutic agent for liver failure due to chronic HBV infection 0 None
2010-02-09 USPTO awards NexBio patent covering sialidase pharmaceutical compositions and methods of treating influenza 0 None
2010-02-09 Debiopharm Group signs exclusive licence agreement with Novartis for alisporivir 0 None
2010-02-09 NIH awards over $15M for Tulane University's collaborative effort to combat VHF 0 None
2010-02-09 FDA accepts Psyadon Pharmaceuticals' ecopipam IND for treatment of LND 0 1
2010-02-09 Novavax announces new data from trivalent seasonal influenza VLP vaccine study 0 None
2010-02-09 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute sign license agreement with Genentech 0 None
2010-02-09 Phase 1 trial of Cerus' INTERCEPT red blood system meets primary endpoint 0 None
2010-02-09 GeoVax Labs provides updates on HIV-1 vaccine trials 0 None
2010-02-09 Study indicates women receiving antiretroviral therapy are more likely to become pregnant 0 None
2010-02-09 Plant-produced antibodies can help prevent infection 1 None
2010-02-09 Combination of blueberries and probiotics protects against intestinal disorders 0 None
2010-02-08 HHS Secretary releases statement on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 0 None
2010-02-06 Stronger animal disease traceability system will help minimize harm to other food animals, food producers and the public 1 None
2010-02-06 Oral care with ionic toothbrush 0 None
2010-02-06 $1.2B needed to aid women, children in 28 countries 'in crisis,' UNICEF says 0 None
2010-02-06 HPV vaccination programs may reduce genital diseases 0 None
2010-02-06 Study suggests environmental factors play a significant role in the etiology of Crohn's disease 0 5
2010-02-06 Breakthrough research could lead to new potential treatments for malaria 0 None
2010-02-06 Majority of Americans believe flu outbreak is over; levels of concern continue to decline 0 None
2010-02-06 Breakthrough discovery could help in developing a broad spectrum of antiviral drugs 0 None
2010-02-05 Scientists employ new approach to understand metabolic changes of TB bacteria 0 None
2010-02-05 Congressmen, citing reports of fraud, seek accounting for AIDS funding 0 None
2010-02-05 Hockey player teams with Ottawa medical expert to raise awareness about meningococcal meningitis 0 None
2010-02-05 Research could help in developing protein-based vaccine against maternal malaria 0 None
2010-02-05 Safety checklist reduces bloodstream infections in ICUs 0 None
2010-02-05 GAA commends Congress for introducing I-VAWA legislation; appeals for swift passage 0 None
2010-02-05 FDA investigates Salmonella Montevideo outbreak in Italian sausage products 0 None
2010-02-05 Virginia Tech professor wins grant to formulate mathematical framework for flu prevention 0 None
2010-02-05 U.S. lawmakers introduce resolution condemning Uganda's anti-gay bill 0 None
2010-02-05 New report finds low adult vaccination rates in U.S. 0 None
2010-02-05 Elephantiasis and river blindness: MSU researcher receives $2M for reformulating flubendazole 0 None
2010-02-05 Merck announces $1.5M funding commitment over three years to BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-02-05 Top-line results from Optimer Pharmaceuticals' second fidaxomicin Phase 3 trial in CDI patients 0 None
2010-02-05 Research could help in developing more effective treatments for wound infections 0 None
2010-02-04 February issue of Chest releases latest medical news 0 None
2010-02-04 State of Michigan keeps lethal hospital infections in check 0 None
2010-02-04 Mycobacterium avium infection can result in three different kinds of illness in humans 0 None
2010-02-04 New ‘smart coating’ enables safe surgical implants; prevents infections post surgery 0 None
2010-02-04 Amantadine binds to and blocks critical M2 proton channel necessary for influenza virus to infect healthy cells 0 None
2010-02-04 Providing Tamiflu and educating on sanitizer use helped to stop spread of H1N1 at boys' summer camp 0 None
2010-02-04 Study finds link between genes that regulate maternal inflammatory response, bacterial vaginosis and preterm delivery 0 None
2010-02-04 New study may allow scientists to develop screening test for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 0 None
2010-02-04 Scientists identify potential drug therapy target for malaria 0 None
2010-02-04 New discovery lays foundation for development of new anti-HIV drugs 0 None
2010-02-04 New African Union chair's focus to include food security; First Ladies discuss HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-02-04 Mandatory flu shot program increases vaccination rate to more than 98% in BJC HealthCare 0 None
2010-02-04 DNA variants in mother and fetus can increase risk of preterm labor 0 None
2010-02-04 Canadian Institutes of Health Research awards $2.3M for study on integrative biology of inflammatory diseases 0 5
2010-02-04 Despite improvements, aid delivery bottlenecks persist in Haiti 0 None
2010-02-04 Findings provide potential new targets to combat malaria 0 None
2010-02-04 New vaccine to prevent malaria infection shown promise to protect young children 0 None
2010-02-03 BD Diagnostics launches Be a Flu Fighter initiative to increase awareness and prevent influenza 0 None
2010-02-03 AHF’s Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ Tour schedules four days of testing events in Dallas/Ft. Worth 0 None
2010-02-03 New study to investigate preventative programmes for anaemia control in young women 2 None
2010-02-03 Insecticide-treated bed-nets can help in preventing malaria 0 None
2010-02-03 New device to eliminate pathogenic bacteria and viruses 0 None
2010-02-03 MV vaccine prevents TB in people with HIV infection 0 None
2010-02-03 Tips to prevent heartburn 0 None
2010-02-03 CPS supports NACI recommendations for new shingles vaccine 0 None
2010-02-03 Obama's FY 2011 budget gives global health funding boost 0 None
2010-02-02 African leaders discuss ways to achieve universal malaria control measures deadline 0 None
2010-02-02 Hovione announces filing of new drug application in Japan for the influenza drug CS-8958 0 None
2010-02-02 Abstinence-only program shows success in reducing teen sex 0 None
2010-02-02 HHS appoints new members to Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-02-02 Leapfrog Group urges hospitals to report infection rates for consumers’ benefit 0 None
2010-02-02 Central-line bloodstream infections rate vary in San Francisco hospitals 0 None
2010-02-02 Infection rates in Boston hospitals vary substantially, says Consumer Reports Health 0 None
2010-02-02 Hospitals in Houston area vary in terms of how well their ICUs prevent bloodstream infections 0 None
2010-02-02 Four Detroit area hospitals announce worse than average infection rates 0 None
2010-02-02 New online ratings provide patients with easy access to hospital infection rates 0 None
2010-02-02 Global AIDS Alliance calls for Congress to fully fund the Global Health Initiative 0 None
2010-02-02 Isogenica, Phylogica partner in Phylomer peptide development 0 None
2010-02-02 Safer bone marrow transplants 1 None
2010-02-02 Overview of newly evolving technologies for diagnosing and monitoring HIV infections 0 None
2010-02-02 Pandemic H1N1 influenza of swine origin has distinct means of transmission from seasonal flu 0 3.8
2010-02-02 Also in Global Health News: Retrovirus enzyme; audit of USAID program; Africa's agriculture 0 5
2010-02-02 Studies suggest potential therapeutic targets for food poisoning, TB and autoimmune diseases 0 None
2010-02-02 Study shows antiviral drugs could offer protection against HIV, Ebola, herpes and hepatitis C 1 5
2010-02-02 U.S. government resumes medical evacuations from Haiti; new food voucher distribution targeting women begins 1 None
2010-02-02 New therapeutic made from tobacco plants shown to arrest West Nile virus infection 0 None
2010-02-02 FDA and PATH collaborate to advance pneumococcal vaccine development for children 0 None
2010-02-02 Study could help in developing therapeutic strategies for Chikungunya virus infection 0 None
2010-02-02 Serious liver disorder associated with use of HIV drug, FDA warns 0 None
2010-02-02 Researchers identify antiviral small molecule that is effective against numerous viruses 0 None
2010-02-02 More details on Obama's global health strategy expected along with budget release, Wall Street Journal reports 0 None
2010-02-01 Experimental vaccine reduced TB rate among HIV-positive people in Tanzania, Study finds 0 None
2010-02-01 TOPICA's IND for onychomycosis antifungal agent accepted by FDA 0 None
2010-02-01 Romark Laboratories commences enrollment in Alinia clinical trial for acute uncomplicated influenza 0 None
2010-02-01 Denim blue jeans ribbon campaign: an initiative to raise awareness about children with rare diseases 0 5


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