Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - March 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-03-31 FDA clears AdvanDx' 90 minutes protocol for C. albicans PNA FISH and C. albicans/C. glabrata PNA FISH tests 0 None
2010-03-31 Company affiliation is the greatest driver of farm-to-farm disease transmission risk: Study 0 None
2010-03-31 T-cell cytolytic activity may be effective in clearing HBV infection 0 None
2010-03-31 GSK, Isis Pharmaceuticals collaborate to develop new therapeutics for rare and serious disease 0 None
2010-03-31 Renewed set of national policy guidelines to control diarrhoeal disease in Kenya 0 None
2010-03-31 Opinions: Haiti relief and recovery; Tuberculosis control 0 None
2010-03-31 Study finds rapid epidemiological shift in HAV infection in Korea 0 None
2010-03-31 Prevalence of head and neck cancer linked to human papillomavirus 0 None
2010-03-31 CDC, Surgeon General report on increased number of H1N1 cases in southeast U.S. 0 None
2010-03-31 PolyMedix completes Phase 1B clinical study with PMX-30063 defensin-mimetic antibiotic 0 None
2010-03-31 Daily Nation examines fundraising efforts in Kenya to support patients living with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-03-31 Praxis extends patient recruitment services for international HCV study 0 None
2010-03-31 State roundup: Romney on Mass. care, Kansas Rx costs, Colorado insurance costs 0 None
2010-03-31 Facts and treatment options for endometriosis 0 1
2010-03-30 FDA allows GeoVax Labs to commence phase 1 clinical trial for HIV/AIDS therapeutic vaccine 0 1
2010-03-30 First Edition: March 30, 2010 0 None
2010-03-30 New DNA test to detect Lyme disease spirochete infection 0 4.2
2010-03-30 Resurgence of mumps orchitis among teenage boys and young men 0 None
2010-03-30 Emory Institute of Drug Discovery and Zirus collaborate to develop new anti-viral drugs 0 None
2010-03-30 UNAIDS Executive Director calls for continued investment in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and removal of travel bans 0 None
2010-03-30 Wall Street journal examines fundraising efforts by GAVI, Global Fund 0 None
2010-03-30 Preclinical study of DAS181 for treatment and prevention of ILI published 0 None
2010-03-30 Research challenges current thinking about TB bacterium 0 None
2010-03-30 Potential new target for treating HCV infection 0 None
2010-03-30 DIATHERIX GI test panel can detect nine types of GI infections 0 None
2010-03-30 Trius Therapeutics' Phase 1 trial establishes safety and tolerability of IV torezolid phosphate for MRSA 0 None
2010-03-29 CareFusion launches AirLife Diagnostic Catheter kit for identifying lung infections 0 None
2010-03-29 Also in Global Health News: H1N1; USAID's Global Pulse; Rotavirus vaccine; Uzbek doctors; Zimbabwe development; Malaria vaccine 0 None
2010-03-29 GSK offers free vaccines for low income adults without insurance coverage 0 None
2010-03-29 Final results from Novavax' Phase II clinical trial of trivalent seasonal influenza VLP vaccine announced 0 None
2010-03-29 Positive results from Pearl Therapeutics' Phase 1 study of inhaled combination bronchodilator for COPD 0 None
2010-03-29 Parenteral Biotech to supply and distribute Sinovac Biotech's Anflu and PANFLU.1 vaccines in India 0 None
2010-03-29 Rift Valley Fever on the rise 0 None
2010-03-29 SMARTube technology helps physicians create index to get accurate picture of HIV infection 0 None
2010-03-29 Bonis project develops multimedia system to identify dengue plague and febrile illnesses in Paraguay 0 None
2010-03-29 TB-causing bacteria can hijack fat metabolism to drive progression of the disease 0 None
2010-03-28 Backpacker problem in Australia - binge drinking and unprotected sex 1 None
2010-03-27 Norovirus outbreak associated with oysters: FDA and Mississippi, Louisiana public health agencies issue warning 1 None
2010-03-27 Role Tregs play in therapeutic HIV vaccines 0 None
2010-03-27 Antiviral treatment may lead to drug-resistant H1N1 virus: NIAID 0 None
2010-03-27 Interactive web site for caregivers of Alzheimer's 0 None
2010-03-27 New ways to halt the rise of antimicrobial-resistant infections 0 None
2010-03-27 FDA: Outbreak of campylobacteriosis linked to drinking raw milk 0 None
2010-03-27 Agent Orange exposure: VA adds three new illnesses to list of health problems 2 2
2010-03-27 Increasing spread of HIV/STD disease among MSM in Africa and Asia 0 None
2010-03-27 Event addresses how TV can raise awareness of global health issues 0 None
2010-03-27 READ 3 study for DME begins enrolling participants 0 None
2010-03-27 State HIV programs face cuts, CDC notes high prevalence in young African-Americans, gay men 0 None
2010-03-27 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2010-03-26 CA-MRSA becoming common among children admitted to PICU's 0 None
2010-03-26 Inverness Medical Deutschland to distribute MDI's Detect-Ready MRSA assay in key European markets 0 None
2010-03-26 Substance abuse treatment services: Routine on-site infectious disease screening necessary 0 None
2010-03-26 Researchers made vital discovery in the development of new drug to cure TB 0 None
2010-03-26 Senate briefing to discuss TB and drug-resistant TB 0 None
2010-03-26 Most transplant candidates agree to receive kidney from donor at increased risk of viral infection 0 None
2010-03-26 Study: Surgical masks prevented hospital staff from acquiring H1N1 0 None
2010-03-26 Researchers identify link between socioeconomic status and common disease symptoms 0 None
2010-03-26 Common beliefs on the spread of sexually transmitted diseases may not apply to HPV: Study 0 None
2010-03-26 PAHO documents increase in dengue fever cases in Latin America 0 None
2010-03-26 New topical drug may help treat diabetic eye disease 0 4
2010-03-26 Lay health workers can help reduce childhood mortality 0 None
2010-03-26 World TB Day coverage: Lesotho, Armenia, drug resistance, HIV coinfection 0 None
2010-03-26 Early screening for diabetes and kidney disease can improve health outcomes 0 5
2010-03-26 Positive results from Stage A pivotal study of 2009 A/H1N1 VLP pandemic influenza vaccine 0 None
2010-03-26 New research may help advance treatment strategies for common liver disease 0 None
2010-03-26 Novelos Therapeutics commences enrollment in Phase 2 trial of NOV-205 for chronic hepatitis C 0 None
2010-03-26 Civil society groups urge G8 to follow through with AIDS funding commitments 0 None
2010-03-26 IMDx 2009 Influenza A H1N1 Real-Time RT-PCR Assay granted EUA from FDA 0 None
2010-03-26 Standard HCV therapy less effective in urban minority patients: Study 0 None
2010-03-26 Medicare Roundup: Changes from health reform, payments for HIV patients 0 None
2010-03-26 Body lice and head lice have same origin 0 5
2010-03-25 Renowned expert to present latest research on gut microbes at EICC 0 None
2010-03-25 UCSF Study: HIV prevention services in clinical settings reduces risk behaviors 0 None
2010-03-25 UNAIDS Executive Director calls for 'serious attention to TB' on World TB Day 0 None
2010-03-25 Glaxosmithkline, Pfizer will supply 60M doses of reduced-price pneumococcal vaccines to developing countries over 10 years, GAVI says 0 None
2010-03-25 Circumcision can protect from HIV transmission: Reports from Zimbabwe 3 1.8
2010-03-25 American Lung Association in California supports efforts for quality TB care 0 None
2010-03-25 Religious leaders vow to fight HIV/AIDS stigma, discrimination 0 None
2010-03-25 Queensland rains and floods – boon or bane? 0 None
2010-03-25 Experimental vaccine can help delay IBD and colon cancer 0 None
2010-03-25 Swine flu closely related to 1918 Spanish flu pandemic 0 1
2010-03-25 New study investigates effects of influenza among pregnant women 0 None
2010-03-25 Special medicated contact lenses can help treat common eye disorders 0 None
2010-03-25 Study: MetAP inhibitors prevent TB growth in test tubes 0 None
2010-03-25 Xifaxan drug receives FDA approval 0 3
2010-03-25 Financial Times' opinions on World TB Day 0 None
2010-03-24 UK Government grants 8 MN GBP to the Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation 0 None
2010-03-24 Community awareness can help fight tuberculosis 0 5
2010-03-24 UNDT's 5-agent bioterrorism detection kits used by first responders 0 None
2010-03-24 FHI, Duke University Medical Center pertner to improve TB treatment 0 None
2010-03-24 Pharmaceutical firms, GAVI Alliance agree to provide long-term supply of Pneumococcal vaccine 0 None
2010-03-24 Vaccine deal signed - 47 developing countries to receive low priced vaccines by 2015 0 None
2010-03-24 AHF to protest against Merck's pricing of Isentress 0 None
2010-03-24 TB prevalence more common among HIV patients and aged individuals 0 None
2010-03-24 Washington State mercury-limit suspension for swine flu vaccine ends 1 None
2010-03-24 GSK joins GAVI Alliance in the Pneumococcal disease vaccine drive 0 None
2010-03-24 Senate briefing on World TB Day 0 None
2010-03-24 Opinion: Repurposing wastewater; expanding global fund; financing global health needs 0 None
2010-03-24 HIV-infected patients face increase risk of CA-MRSA infections, says study 0 None
2010-03-23 AOAC Research Institute validates MicroSEQ Salmonella spp. Detection Kit 0 None
2010-03-23 Merix Pharmaceutical introduces new Fast-Results! Genital Herpes Treatment 1 3.7
2010-03-23 Intensive program helps French hospital reduce MRSA rates over 15-year period 0 None
2010-03-23 First reported Australian swine flu case of 2010 – gearing up with protective measures 0 4.5
2010-03-23 Infections from Clostridium difficile on the rise in community hospitals 0 None
2010-03-23 Novo Nordisk Foundation donates $160M to University of Copenhagen for metabolic research 0 None
2010-03-23 Administration official discusses Obama's commitment to Africa's food security in Reuters interview 0 None
2010-03-23 Chest x-rays may help identify high-risk H1N1 patients 0 None
2010-03-23 WHO H1N1 vaccine shipments headed to more developing countries 0 None
2010-03-23 New understanding of cell in immune system may guide creation of effective flu vaccines: Study 0 None
2010-03-23 GSK notifies regulatory authorities of the presence of PCV-1 in Rotarix vaccine 0 None
2010-03-23 Meridian Bioscience seeks FDA marketing clearance for illumigene C. difficile molecular diagnostic test 0 None
2010-03-22 Understanding the African mindset may help promote health education in rural areas 0 None
2010-03-22 University of Maryland professor honored with the 2010 Stockholm Water Prize 0 None
2010-03-22 Microglia contribute to loss of neurons linked with Alzheimer's disease 0 2
2010-03-22 Chao BRAIN Center receives $5M gift for study of progressive neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2010-03-22 Vical awarded contract to conduct Phase 1 clinical trial of Vaxfectin-formulated DNA vaccine against A/H1N1 0 None
2010-03-22 Researchers develop new compound to inhibit HIV transmission 1 None
2010-03-22 Tricking TB into suicidal self-poisoning 0 5
2010-03-22 E. coli scare ends with assurance of safe dinking water 0 None
2010-03-22 PharmAthene suspends work on SparVax research and development contract with BARDA 0 None
2010-03-22 AARDA launches campaign on family AQ 0 None
2010-03-22 Phase II Topical Interferon Alpha-2b trial for AGW: Helix BioPharma achieves last-patient-out 0 None
2010-03-22 SRI International researchers to disclose preliminary results of NTD detecting diagnostic at 239th ACS 0 None
2010-03-22 SHEA, IDSA release new clinical practice guidelines for CDI in adults 0 None
2010-03-22 HAIs in southeast U.S. community hospitals: Infection rates for CDI surpass MRSA's 0 None
2010-03-22 'Dipstick' 3-in-1 test for detection of Chagas' disease, leishmaniasis and African trypanosomiasis 0 None
2010-03-22 Novel ways of killing TB causing bacteria discovered 0 5
2010-03-22 Swine flu risk to pregnant women uncovered in landmark study 0 None
2010-03-20 Influenza pandemic policies: WHO denies being improperly influenced by pharmaceutical industry 0 None
2010-03-20 Bleach solution effective in reducing hospital-acquired infections 0 None
2010-03-20 Inexpensive lab tests can help protect people from chronic kidney disease 0 None
2010-03-20 Global malaria investments saving lives, more funds needed 0 None
2010-03-20 New device detects bacterial and fungal contamination 0 None
2010-03-20 SHEA, APIC awarded first Partnership in Prevention Award to National Guard Health Affairs in Saudi Arabia 0 None
2010-03-20 New WHO report estimates 440,000 MDR-TB cases worldwide in 2008 0 None
2010-03-20 Effective defense against HIV: Acne drug minocycline 0 5
2010-03-20 ITDS can be effective for screening fever during H1N1 influenza pandemic: UNMC researchers 0 None
2010-03-20 LiftSeat to distribute Hygie Hygienic Cover Systems in the U.S. 0 None
2010-03-20 Report highlights gains in malaria fight, documents need for more funding 0 None
2010-03-20 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2010-03-19 National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: NIAID Director issues statement 0 None
2010-03-19 Activeion Cleaning Solutions announces new European subsidiary, Activeion GmbH 0 None
2010-03-19 Trauma patients with undiagnosed Helicobacter infections: Some drugs may not be effective 0 None
2010-03-19 Global initiative for reducing time taken to introduce new combination TB treatments 0 None
2010-03-19 Bactericidal antibiotic with activity against MRSA for treatment of cSSSIs would earn 25% patient share: Report 0 None
2010-03-19 Genes role in protecting intestinal tract from colitis may lead to potential targets for treatment 0 None
2010-03-19 Implementation of evidenced-based practices reduces all healthcare-associated MRSA infections 0 None
2010-03-19 H1N1 flu pandemic awareness helps Americans to be better prepared this year: Survey 0 None
2010-03-19 BioSense Technologies' Z-Sense Differential Impedance Sensing diagnostic system rapidly identifies drug susceptibility 0 None
2010-03-19 FDA drafts new rules for testing, approving drug cocktails; Public-private partnership for TB treatment development launched 0 None
2010-03-19 WHO estimates 440 000 MDR-TB cases in 2008 0 None
2010-03-19 Scientists synthesize multifunctional polymer that can decontaminate biological and chemical toxins 0 None
2010-03-19 Three scientists receive 2010 Discoverers Award for developing new class of HIV drug 0 None
2010-03-19 CDIs are becoming significant issue in healthcare institutions: Study 0 None
2010-03-18 Acne drug prevents HIV breakout 0 5
2010-03-18 Legacy Biotechnologies commences production of Reme-Flu 0 5
2010-03-18 Lawsuit shows insurer targeted HIV patients for 'rescission' 0 None
2010-03-18 Gene regulation rather than genes make us unique 0 None
2010-03-18 Genocea Biosciences acquires global license for novel Streptococcus pneumoniae antigens from Children’s Hospital Boston 0 None
2010-03-18 Yellow fever outbreak in howler monkeys signals the need for human vaccination program 0 None
2010-03-18 USPTO allows Regulus Therapeutics' claims covering methods of antagonizing miR-181a for regulating immune response 0 None
2010-03-18 French National Program finds significant decreases in the rates of HAIs since 2004 0 None
2010-03-18 Achillion Pharmaceuticals receives NIH SBIR grant for study of novel antibacterial compound series 0 None
2010-03-18 Modulating body's inflammatory response may help fight serious infection 0 None
2010-03-18 Bleach-based disinfectants more effective against noroviruses 0 3
2010-03-18 New combination drug treatment for parasitic intestinal roundworms shows promise 0 5
2010-03-18 Bone marrow stem cells offer potential treatment for patients with peripheral arterial disease 0 None
2010-03-18 Fungi, like bacteria, can cause severe infections 0 None
2010-03-18 Nature News examines GAVI Alliance's budget gap 0 None
2010-03-18 SC Johnson announces collaboration with BMGF on global efforts to combat malaria 0 None
2010-03-18 PPD, Southern Research Institute collaborate in pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccine research 0 None
2010-03-18 Hypnotherapy and probiotics effective for reducing IBS symptoms 0 None
2010-03-18 Cangene receives European Commission approval to market ImmunoGam 0 None
2010-03-17 CytoDyn commences full humanization of Cytolin immune therapy for treating HIV/AIDS 0 4
2010-03-17 ICID provides online planning tools to help non-profit organizations develop pandemic flu plans 0 None
2010-03-17 Public health experts review planning outreach to populations vulnerable to HIV infection and STBBI 0 None
2010-03-17 AHF’s Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ Tour arrives in Nashville to offer free HIV testing 0 None
2010-03-17 Simple common sense behaviors can help limit the spread of H1N1 in household: Study 0 None
2010-03-17 Systemic underfunding of CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis puts millions of Americans' health at risk 0 None
2010-03-17 Can preventative vaccines curb the rising numbers of HIV cases? 0 None
2010-03-17 Restoring immune function in HIV patients: Therapies targeting PD-1 and IL-10 molecules needed 0 None
2010-03-17 Nasal washes may help reduce sinus infection 0 None
2010-03-17 Global access to safe drinking water increased, sanitation lagging behind, WHO-UNICEF report finds 0 None
2010-03-17 AIDS activists set to rally at South Carolina State House to reinstate all $5.9M in HIV/AIDS funding 0 None
2010-03-17 Black children less likely to develop shingles after receiving chickenpox vaccine 0 None
2010-03-17 Sidibe calls for a 'prevention revolution' to fight HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-03-17 OVD issue highlights prevalence of eye problems in general population 0 None
2010-03-17 IDSA calls for global commitment to develop 10 new antibiotics by 2020 0 None
2010-03-17 International Liver Congress 2010: Achillion Pharmaceuticals' protease inhibitor abstract accepted for presentation 0 None
2010-03-17 Booster shot appears to improve TB resistance in previously vaccinated adults 0 None
2010-03-17 Vertex Pharmaceuticals' telaprevir and VX-222 HCV inhibitor abstracts accepted for presentation at 45th EASL meeting 0 None
2010-03-16 Fraunhofer USA CMB receives $4.395M award from DARPA to develop H1N1 influenza vaccine 0 None
2010-03-16 MRSA Survivors Network urges CDC to declare MRSA an epidemic 0 None
2010-03-16 Research suggests anti-cancer drugs can help treat infectious diseases 0 None
2010-03-16 National childhood varicella vaccination program reduces chickenpox hospitalization rates 0 None
2010-03-16 Banana lectin discovery may lead to potential new treatments for preventing sexual transmission of HIV 0 None
2010-03-16 Obesity limits body's ability to fight infections 0 5
2010-03-16 International symposium to feature latest findings on vector-borne diseases in humans and plants 0 None
2010-03-16 Study confirms blood-stage infection is due to population mixing and disease evolution 0 None
2010-03-16 Opinions: Discrimination against sexual orientation; WFP in Somalia; Haiti's recovery; WHO's policy role 0 None
2010-03-16 Kettering Health Network licenses DIATHERIX Laboratories' TEM-PCR testing process 0 None
2010-03-15 Gardasil vaccine: Two complaints filed in Washington Federal Claims court 0 None
2010-03-15 Experts discuss PEPFAR funding in congressional hearing 0 None
2010-03-15 TCAD therapy superior to double combinations and monotherapy against influenza viruses 0 None
2010-03-15 MicuRx Pharmaceuticals files IND for MRX-I antibiotic drug candidate with Chinese SFDA 0 None
2010-03-15 Neurologix receives US PTO Notice of Allowance concerning treatment approach for epilepsy 0 None
2010-03-15 iGPS urges the U.S. Senate to mandate latest tracking technology in legislation to prevent foodborne illnesses 0 None
2010-03-15 FDA looks into supply chain of black and red pepper as part of Salmonella Montevideo investigation 0 None
2010-03-15 MPP cell population: A new potential target for treating infections and allergies 0 None
2010-03-15 Immunizing children against seasonal influenza can protect unvaccinated community against influenza 0 None
2010-03-15 Discovery may yield new strategies for blocking malaria transmission 0 None
2010-03-12 TaiGen Biotechnology's nemonoxacin Phase II study in DFI meets primary endpoints 0 None
2010-03-12 Antibiotics lower risk of developing gastric cancer 0 None
2010-03-12 New molecule effective against lice 0 None
2010-03-12 Medivir AB announces license agreement with Daewoong Pharmaceutical for MIV-210 drug 0 None
2010-03-12 Children with chronic illness more likely to develop H1N1 influenza: Study 0 None
2010-03-12 Former President Clinton, Bill Gates encourage U.S. global health investment at Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing 0 None
2010-03-12 Eisai's Dacogen five-day dosing regimen for treatment of MDS receives FDA approval 0 None
2010-03-12 Boston Scientific's Express LD Iliac Premounted Stent System for use in iliac arteries receives FDA approval 0 None
2010-03-12 bioMerieux introduces FDA cleared chromID VRE for detecting Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis 0 None
2010-03-12 Baxter International, DVC present Phase III clinical efficacy data for PREFLUCEL 0 None
2010-03-12 HTDS receives Registration Certificate for MEVAC-Vari vaccine in Guatemala 0 None
2010-03-12 In addition to anal and cervical cancer, HPV can also cause head and neck cancer 0 None
2010-03-11 AIDS 2010 to highlight epidemic in Eastern Europe, Central Asia regions 0 5
2010-03-11 Whole genome sequencing of entire family beneficial 0 None
2010-03-11 Octenol compound aids mosquitoes in finding blood meal 0 None
2010-03-11 WHO issues new guidelines for malaria treatment 0 None
2010-03-11 Key stakeholder groups convene to address noncommunicable diseases at Global Forum 0 None
2010-03-11 Congress works on tariff-lowering legislation for Haiti as Preval meets with U.S. leaders in Washington 0 None
2010-03-11 WHO's updated malaria guidelines include rapid diagnosis, new ACT 0 None
2010-03-11 Poor, minority adults with chronic kidney disease face increase risk of developing ESRD 0 None
2010-03-11 TLCVision to incorporate TearLab Osmolarity System to study DED in refractive surgery centers 0 None
2010-03-11 British government, HIV/AIDS advocates warn decreased aid budgets could lead to reversals in HIV/AIDS treatment progress 0 None
2010-03-11 FDA sponsoring workshops to increase rare disease treatment options 0 None
2010-03-11 NeuroSearch's MermaiHD study supports potential Huntington's disease modifying properties of Huntexil 0 4
2010-03-10 Accelr8 Technology to present results of culture-free, quantitative pathogen identification study at 110th ASM 0 None
2010-03-10 Cempra Pharmaceuticals completes Phase 1 clinical trials of CEM-101 macrolide 0 None
2010-03-10 Strong, local leadership is the key for success of health departments and activities 0 None
2010-03-10 Inadvertent exposure of hospital housekeepers to drug-resistant "Superbugs" may lead to hospital-infection epidemic 0 4.5
2010-03-10 Cellzome, GSK form second major alliance to develop new anti-inflammatory drugs 0 None
2010-03-10 CDC survey finds HSV-2 infection as one of the most common STDs in U.S. 0 3
2010-03-10 Insulin resistance in Hepatitis C patients: Mostly in muscle and not in liver 0 None
2010-03-10 AMT initiates dosing in Phase I/II gene therapy clinical trial for hemophilia B 0 None
2010-03-10 UNAIDS director cautions against funding cuts to Global Fund 0 None
2010-03-10 U.N. official addresses increasing drug addiction in developing countries 0 None
2010-03-10 Skin transplant surgery safe and effective for treating vitiligo 0 5
2010-03-10 Selective immunization of children may help reduce community transmission of influenza 0 None
2010-03-10 Opinions: Don't slow fight against HIV, TB, malaria; U.S. focus on women, girls 0 None
2010-03-10 Celltrion develops novel human monoclonal antibodies against influenza virus infection 0 None
2010-03-10 False positives in screening tests 0 None
2010-03-10 Kidney donors have similar survival rates as healthy individuals, says study 0 None
2010-03-10 UCSF prevention experts release Positive Prevention Toolkit for HIV/AIDS caregivers 0 None
2010-03-09 Chimerix initiates CMX001 Phase 2 clinical trial in stem cell transplant patients for CMV 0 None
2010-03-09 AHF’s Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ Tour arrives in Charlotte, North Carolina 0 None
2010-03-09 March designated as 'National Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month' 0 5
2010-03-09 USF study: HHV-6 causes permanent infection by inserting its DNA into human chromosomes 1 None
2010-03-09 Heat therapy using Thermomed device effective for treatment of leishmaniasis 0 1
2010-03-09 Saddle Up Safely campaign: Understanding how diseases of horse can affect humans 0 None
2010-03-09 Global Fund releases latest impact data, projections for improving global health in next decade 0 None
2010-03-09 New study may lead to expansion of drug arsenal used to fight HIV 0 None
2010-03-09 Novel interventions for New World hemorrhagic fevers needed 0 None
2010-03-09 Chicago Female Condom Campaign: Educating women about HIV/AIDS and FC2 Female Condom 0 None
2010-03-09 New reservoir for hidden HIV-infected cells identified 0 None
2010-03-09 Tetanus, hepatitis vaccination campaign launched in Chile amid fears of disease outbreaks 0 None
2010-03-09 PDVI launches new web site for tracking dengue fever epidemics 0 None
2010-03-09 DermaGenoma releases The HerpesDX Genetic Test for Frequent Genital Herpes 0 None
2010-03-08 NOVAVAX' Stage B 2009 H1N1 VLP pandemic influenza vaccine study in Mexico: Enrollment complete 0 None
2010-03-08 Global Genes Project: World Rare Disease Day 2010, a tremendous success 0 None
2010-03-08 National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS in the U.S. and the World 0 None
2010-03-08 18th EJAF Academy Awards Viewing Party raises $3.7M for fight against AIDS 0 None
2010-03-08 U-M scientists identify new reservoir for hidden HIV-infected cells that can serve as factory for new infections 0 None
2010-03-07 AHF’s Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ Tour arrives in Jacksonville to offer free HIV testing 0 None
2010-03-06 Threat of food supply contamination: National sanitary standards on pallet industry needed 0 None
2010-03-06 World through the eyes of a person with eye disease 0 None
2010-03-06 Salmonella Montevideo outbreak: FDA investigates Daniele International's pepper supply chain 0 None
2010-03-06 UCB Rheumatoid Arthritis Family Scholarship applications open until March 19, 2010 0 None
2010-03-06 Salmonella Tennessee in Basic Food Flavors' HVP: FDA taking steps to protect consumers 0 None
2010-03-06 Possible Salmonella contamination: Mincing Overseas Spice recalls two lots of black pepper 0 None
2010-03-06 Differentiation of cirrhosis from inflammation in patients with ALD: Novel bedside criteria identified 0 None
2010-03-06 Alzheimer's prevention initiative: Shared risks and shared rewards 0 None
2010-03-06 Obama administration proposes $715.7M for international FP/RH programs 0 None
2010-03-06 Alzheimer’s healthcare crisis: EHE International donates display window at Rockefeller Center to help raise awareness 0 None
2010-03-06 CDC confirms 11 malaria cases in people who traveled to Haiti 0 None
2010-03-06 Abt Associates receives two new contracts to evaluate effectiveness of H1N1 vaccine 0 None
2010-03-06 Study, conference highlight risks associated with migrant workers' limited access to health services 0 None
2010-03-06 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2010-03-06 Ban, Clinton launch voluntary travel donation for global health 0 None
2010-03-05 Senators to FDA: Lift ban on gays donating blood 0 None
2010-03-05 Investigators disprove reports that well-fed children are more vulnerable to dengue virus 0 None
2010-03-05 XI to showcase HyGreen hand hygiene system at the Fifth Decennial International Conference 0 None
2010-03-05 'Had Sex': Different perceptions 0 None
2010-03-05 Gluten intolerance: Hereditary risk factors and link to virus infections 0 None
2010-03-05 FDA takes steps to protect consumers from potential Salmonella infection 0 None
2010-03-05 TLR's role in HIV-1 reactivation induced by periodontal pathogens 0 None
2010-03-05 Proper treatment can help control psoriasis in most cases 0 5
2010-03-05 ‘Testing Millions’ World AIDS Day campaign surpasses its goal by testing more than 4.2M people for HIV 0 None
2010-03-05 Combating liver fluke: Queen's University Belfast heads international research effort 0 None
2010-03-05 Gene involved in susceptibility and resistance to TB identified 0 3
2010-03-05 South West Liver Unit researchers receive grants for developing Hepatitis C vaccine 0 None
2010-03-05 Chikungunya: Experimental vaccine successfully tested in monkeys 0 None
2010-03-05 Study finds Pfizer's pneumonia, meningitis vaccine protects against recurrent pneumonia in HIV patients 0 None
2010-03-05 KAPIDEX to be marketed as DEXILANT in the U.S. 0 None
2010-03-05 Risk of MS increases by many folds following infection with EBV: Study 0 None
2010-03-05 Argos Therapeutics' AGS-004 immunotherapy for HIV demonstrates clinical and commercial potential 0 None
2010-03-05 Study: Genetic variant of LTA4H offers protection against TB and leprosy 0 None
2010-03-05 Dermatologist addresses common parasitic infestations and latest treatment options at Academy Annual Meeting 0 None
2010-03-04 BioVex commences dosing in Phase 1 study of ImmunoVEX live attenuated genital herpes vaccine 0 3.2
2010-03-04 Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy to help patients obtain financial assistance to purchase life-saving drugs 0 5
2010-03-04 Study indicates climate change plays a role in malaria transmission 0 None
2010-03-04 Scientists, researchers and healthcare professionals to convene in Atlanta to set agenda for HAI prevention 1 None
2010-03-04 Mosaic vaccines show promise in reducing HIV spread 0 None
2010-03-04 Severe inflammatory diseases: Blocking "death messenger" might be a promising treatment 1 None
2010-03-04 Urinary catheterization of men and women: NAFC releases new consumer educational resource 0 3.5
2010-03-04 FDA, CDC, FSIS to host joint public workshop to take measure in reducing foodborne illnesses 0 None
2010-03-04 UNAIDS launches plan to address gender equality, HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-03-04 Study: 73% of disadvantaged kids in Los Angeles County have untreated caries 0 None
2010-03-04 Also in Global Health News: U.S. Ambassador to U.N.; Male circumcision; River blindness in Ecuador; Nursing shortage in Caribbean; Maternal health in Bolivia; Drug-resistant TB in North Korea; Cholera vaccine 0 None
2010-03-04 Elsevier releases special issue to mark the 25th anniversary of antiretroviral drug development 0 None
2010-03-04 Meeting addresses how to improve HIV/AIDS surveillance in Asia 0 None
2010-03-04 Cornell researchers find new protein that may help control mosquitoes from spreading diseases 0 None
2010-03-04 Corning commercializes new Synthemax synthetic surface for supporting growth and differentiation of stem cells 0 None
2010-03-04 Foodborne illness raises U.S healthcare costs 0 None
2010-03-04 Hand sanitizers sold in Puerto Rico contain harmful bacteria, says FDA 0 None
2010-03-04 Study indicates ocular shingles may increase stroke risk 0 None
2010-03-03 Winner of 2010 Thomas Parran Award 0 None
2010-03-03 AHF’s Magic Johnson ‘Testing America’ Tour arrives in Columbia, South Carolina to host free HIV testing events 0 None
2010-03-03 South Carolina kidney patients to meet lawmakers and urge passage of S. 1128 legislation 0 None
2010-03-03 Universal Detection Technology responds to HSPH survey on anthrax threat 0 None
2010-03-03 Genetic Immunity to present data on DermaVir for HIV/AIDS at DNA Vaccines 2010 0 None
2010-03-03 Majority of PI patients can be switched to IgPro20 without dose adjustment 0 None
2010-03-03 Total economic impact of foodborne illness across the nation to be a combined $152 billion annually 0 None
2010-03-03 Enanta Pharmaceuticals nominates EDP-239 lead development candidate from NS5A HCV inhibitor program 0 None
2010-03-03 PINC trial to test anti-malarial drug in women with DCIS 0 None
2010-03-03 State roundup: Mass. hospital controversy, Iowa and Utah consider coverage expansions 0 None
2010-03-03 HIV, NCDs impact achievement of MDGs, study says 0 None
2010-03-03 Dead Sea resorts introduce world-renowned treatment for people with dermatological diseases 0 None
2010-03-02 EMA validates Lux Biosciences' voclosporin MAA 0 None
2010-03-02 Abbott and Enanta advance treatment for Hepatitis C 0 None
2010-03-02 Corneal transplant surgery: DSAEK leads to greater cell loss overall than PKP 1 2
2010-03-02 Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation, Netherlands Vaccine Institute launch AmpVacs project to develop influenza A vaccine 0 None
2010-03-02 Discovery of two new compounds opens new approach to drug design against HIV protease 0 None
2010-03-02 Problems controlling common diseases could be hindering efforts to meet key child health goals 0 None
2010-03-02 California's dirty air costs more than $193M in hospital-based medical care, finds RAND study 0 None
2010-03-02 Stress increases resistance to influenza infection 0 None
2010-03-02 Inovio Biomedical's SynCon preventive DNA vaccine receives approval in Korea for Phase I clinical trial 0 None
2010-03-02 Most strains of pandemic H1N1 flu virus resist Tamiflu, say scientists 0 None
2010-03-02 Simvastatin impairs ability of macrophages to kill pathogens, and enhances cytokine production 0 None
2010-03-02 Merck's Isentress HIV/AIDS drug pricing: CalSTRS and CalPERS express concern 0 None
2010-03-02 News outlets examine development of low-cost diagnostic tool, infectious disease surveillance 0 None
2010-03-02 Study finds most HIV prevention, treatment, care efforts overlook IDUs 0 None
2010-03-02 IgPro20 protects PI patients against infection 0 None
2010-03-02 New report: Federal spending for public health flat for nearly five years 0 None
2010-03-02 Joint Chiefs Chair visits Haiti to examine aid response 0 None
2010-03-01 FDA works closely with different states to investigate the outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo infections 0 5


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