Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - September 2010

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2010-09-30 NIH awards Polymedix $986,000 to develop defensin mimetic antimicrobial compounds for oral candidiasis 0 None
2010-09-30 'Intraluminal protection' IV needleless connector more effective in preventing CLABSIs: Study 0 None
2010-09-30 NIH grants for UNC investigators to study HIV/AIDS prevention methods 0 None
2010-09-30 Aethlon Medical engages Fabiani & Company to assist in establishment of federal partnerships 0 None
2010-09-30 Volunteers, families in IL, IN, NY, and PA unite to raise money and awareness about pulmonary fibrosis 0 None
2010-09-30 Children with eczema at greater risk of developing asthma and food allergies 0 None
2010-09-30 Discovery suggest a new direction for designing vaccines for rare HIV infection 0 None
2010-09-30 NIH awards $3.1 million to further fund Inovio's universal SynCon flu vaccine development 0 None
2010-09-30 Circassia announces advancement in T-cell allergy vaccines development 0 None
2010-09-30 ASU receives grant to unravel membrane proteins in host-pathogen interaction 0 None
2010-09-30 Malaria experts focus on RTS, S as Malaria Vaccines for the World Conference begins 0 None
2010-09-30 Research shows dexamethasone treatment effective for bacterial meningitis 0 None
2010-09-30 Santarus, Cosmo announce positive results from budesonide MMX Phase III study in ulcerative colitis 0 None
2010-09-30 U.N. agencies' report examines global progress in fight against HIV/AIDS 0 None
2010-09-30 Researchers develop genetic screening method to identify drug-resistant HCV strains 0 None
2010-09-30 Precautionary guidelines on flu vaccine safety for allergic children 0 None
2010-09-30 Austrian AGES approves Baxter's PREFLUCEL vaccine for seasonal influenza 0 5
2010-09-30 Opinions: U.S. aid to Pakistan; MDGS; GHI and Global Fund 0 None
2010-09-30 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals publishes ALN-RSV01 Phase IIa study results 0 None
2010-09-29 HIV AIDS drugs’ universal access dream remains improbable: Report 0 None
2010-09-29 Swine flu no longer a threat to Americans: Report 0 None
2010-09-29 Malaria vaccine close to reality 0 5
2010-09-29 NIAID study utilizes Biojector B2000 system to explore syringe, needle benefits 0 None
2010-09-29 Quick-Med to present abstracts on antimicrobial technologies at Clinical Symposium 0 None
2010-09-29 BD Diagnostics, Bruker Daltonics collaborate to promote clinical microbiology 0 None
2010-09-29 Quidel receives FDA clearance for QuickVue RSV 10 immunoassay test 0 None
2010-09-29 NIH trial selects Inovio's PENNVAX-G DNA vaccine candidate to evaluate HIV-1 prevalent 0 None
2010-09-29 Significant progress made universally in increasing access to HIV/AIDS services: Report 0 None
2010-09-29 Report shows continuing progress in scaling up global HIV/AIDS interventions 0 None
2010-09-29 Advanced Dermatology and Ameriderm enters partnership with DermaGenoma for new acne screening test 0 None
2010-09-29 Outbreak of whooping cough mirrors challenges in developing world, global health official says 0 None
2010-09-29 MRSA survivors to share experience at World MRSA Day kickoff event 0 None
2010-09-29 Malaria vaccine development meeting begins in Washington 0 None
2010-09-29 CAP cells produce high virus titers upon influenza strain infection 0 None
2010-09-29 HIV care providers call Senate leaders to support Pennsylvania Legislation on HIV testing 0 None
2010-09-29 New topical microbicide gel can prevent HIV transmission 1 1
2010-09-29 Teens who experience manic phase of bipolar disorder more likely to engage in high risk sexual behaviors 0 None
2010-09-29 Researchers unveil mechanism of candida infections 0 None
2010-09-29 People with pet allergies develop ragweed allergy symptoms: Research 0 None
2010-09-29 Early initiation of ART may prevent immune system damage in HIV patients: Study 0 None
2010-09-29 Tamir's compounds perform better than Ganciclovir for Cytomegalovirus disease: Study 0 None
2010-09-29 FDA issues warning letters to three companies for claiming plaque removal by mouth rinse products 0 None
2010-09-29 RV262 Phase I study launched to evaluate DNA prime/MVA vector boost vaccine regimen for HIV 0 None
2010-09-29 Scientists to identify microbial risk predictors for preterm birth 0 None
2010-09-29 NIH grants Akonni $3M for development of multi-drug resistant/extensively drug-resistant genotyping test 0 None
2010-09-28 PolyMedix begins PMX-30063 Phase 2 clinical trial for bacterial infections 0 None
2010-09-28 Oncolytics Biotech receives patent for modified reovirus variant 0 None
2010-09-28 Portable humidifiers may reduce airborne influenza virus: Study 0 None
2010-09-28 Cintas’s new white paper offers EVS tips to reduce hospital-acquired infections 0 None
2010-09-28 Researchers use biological weapon to fight salmon parasite 0 None
2010-09-28 Mucosis collaborates with PATH to pursue use of Mimopath technology in diarrhea vaccines 0 None
2010-09-28 Computer simulations show low prevalence of TB increases MDR-TB risk 0 None
2010-09-28 NPL, Orla receives fund to improve detection methods for TB 0 None
2010-09-28 Opinions: U.S. food aid; MDGs; Contraceptive access, technology; U.S. AIDS funding; Foreign assistance reform 0 None
2010-09-28 MDG summit: Funding the Global Fund; Arab world's 'own challenges' 0 None
2010-09-28 AASLD, TFAH report calls for action to help identify Americans living with HBV, HCV 0 None
2010-09-28 IAVI investigators awarded grant to examine antibodies that neutralize HIV virus 0 None
2010-09-28 Novel therapies for HCV treatment can precipitate several changes: Report 0 None
2010-09-28 BMC physicians receive $3M NIH grant to identify TB biomarkers 0 None
2010-09-27 BMC physicians to lead international research collaboration to curb infectious diseases 0 None
2010-09-27 Condoms can prevent transmission of herpes simplex virus 2: Study 0 None
2010-09-27 GBS pathogen suppresses immune cell function in newborn infants: Research 0 None
2010-09-27 HHS Secretary announces $30M to expand HIV prevention efforts under President's NHAS 0 None
2010-09-27 Researchers find daycare increases chronic lung disease in children 0 None
2010-09-27 HHS announces grants to support public health programs 0 None
2010-09-27 ARTES acquires ANAVAX virus-like particle technology from Select Vaccines 0 None
2010-09-27 Entellus Medical announces Clinic versus OR study results for chronic sinusitis 0 None
2010-09-27 Media outlets examine reaction to MDGS summit 0 None
2010-09-27 CDC: One in five gay men HIV-positive 0 None
2010-09-27 Many gay American men unaware of HIV status: CDC report 0 None
2010-09-27 Study finds inconsistent surveillance method for CA-BSI infections 0 5
2010-09-27 U.S. Department of State joins 'Together for Girls' to end sexual violence 0 None
2010-09-27 AHF issues call for action against cuts in AIDS funding 1 None
2010-09-27 FDA approves OZURDEX implant for uveitis treatment 0 None
2010-09-26 WA teenage death related to swine flu 0 1
2010-09-24 Key pathway used by malaria parasite to infect human cells identified 0 None
2010-09-24 Enobia announces positive results from ENB-0040 Phase II juvenile clinical trial for hypophosphatasia 1 None
2010-09-24 Gore completes enrollment in study of VIABAHN Endoprosthesis with Heparin Bioactive Surface 0 None
2010-09-24 3M announces series of educational events to combat healthcare-associated infections 0 None
2010-09-24 Global leaders announce new commitments to accelerate progress towards ending malaria deaths 0 None
2010-09-24 Eastmont Community Center launches new adolescent immunization awareness initiative 0 None
2010-09-24 New opportunity for hospitals to improve CA-BSI surveillance 0 None
2010-09-24 NIH awards grants to treat HIV/AIDS in criminal justice system 0 None
2010-09-24 Legislation to help speed research for cystic fibrosis and other rare diseases 0 None
2010-09-24 HIV-infected African Americans likely to develop kidney failure: Study 0 None
2010-09-24 Cerus receives $1.4 million to support development of INTERCEPT red blood cell system 0 None
2010-09-24 Past exposure to pathogens leads to disease resistance spreading through populations 0 None
2010-09-24 Study: Non-stick coating substance in semen reduces HIV transmission 0 None
2010-09-24 Researchers discover molecular signature to predict TB infection 0 None
2010-09-24 ASTMH recommends FDA to include neglected infections of poverty in orphan classification 0 None
2010-09-24 New website offers real-life case studies and immunology breakthroughs on HIV 0 None
2010-09-24 Researchers identify mechanism that makes bacteria to resist antibiotics 0 None
2010-09-24 AJMS journal provides research update on new infectious pathogens 0 None
2010-09-24 Swine flu making a come back 0 None
2010-09-24 BioSeek signs two-year agreement with Cellzome 0 None
2010-09-23 Teleflex launches Gibeck Humid-Flo Passive Humidification Kit for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia risk reduction 0 None
2010-09-23 LSTM technique detects insecticide resistance in malaria-carrying mosquito 0 None
2010-09-23 Raltegravir could be valid target against all Herpesviridae 0 5
2010-09-23 Antibacterial ingredient in soap becomes guiding light for future development of drugs for toxoplasmosis 0 None
2010-09-23 Asuragen announces results of study evaluating RNA-based assay for detection of common NPM1 mutations 0 5
2010-09-23 Vaxonco initiates Phase I clinical trial of novel DNA-based polyepitope vaccine against malaria 0 5
2010-09-23 NC State receives $1.8M defense grant to test molecule efficacy against antibiotic-resistant infections 0 None
2010-09-23 Genetic variation in taste pathway genes associated with dental caries risk 0 None
2010-09-23 Wall Street Journal reports on building epidemiological capacity in developing countries 0 None
2010-09-23 Doctors misuse antibiotics to treat patients with respiratory tract infections: Study 0 None
2010-09-23 FDA approves Roche's COBAS AmpliPrep / COBAS TaqMan HBV Test v2.0 0 4
2010-09-23 Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation to initiate clinical trial of new investigational vaccine 0 None
2010-09-23 Scientists develop humanized mouse model to study typhoid fever 0 1
2010-09-23 Researchers develop drug to eliminate disease transmission by cough 0 None
2010-09-23 Metabolon publishes biomarker validation study results for periodontal diseases 0 None
2010-09-23 Evotec AG collaborates with Almirall for ion channel validation in respiratory diseases 0 None
2010-09-23 Study may help develop preventative treatments for womb infections 0 None
2010-09-23 Weight-based taribavirin reduces anemia, increases sustained virologic response 0 None
2010-09-22 MDI and Integrated Sciences enter exclusive distribution agreement for Detect-Ready MRSA assay in Australia 0 None
2010-09-22 Nationwide Health Information Network tool to convey public health information 0 1
2010-09-22 G-CSF compound may activate virus, increases risk of infection: Research 0 5
2010-09-22 Santaris Pharma paves way to conduct clinical trial of miravirsen in patients with HVC 0 5
2010-09-22 Lilly's multidrug-resistant tuberculosis initiative honored with World Business and Development Award 0 5
2010-09-22 Prevalence of periodontal disease in US higher than originally estimated 0 3.5
2010-09-22 MIDAS researchers continue to model how H1N1 may spread 0 5
2010-09-22 Aeras and Crucell commence Phase II study of TB vaccine candidate in infants 0 5
2010-09-22 Immunization is critical to reduce child deaths 0 5
2010-09-22 Novartis' SOM230 reduces cortisol levels in Cushing's disease patients 1 5
2010-09-22 First free-standing infectious disease hospital built in US in over 50 years 0 None
2010-09-22 Clinton Global Initiative meeting kicks off, U.S. will commit to Clean Cookstove project 0 None
2010-09-22 Bali introduces mass vaccination campaign to eliminate rabies by 2012 0 None
2010-09-22 HIV infection mystery revealed 0 None
2010-09-21 Optimer submits fidaxomicin rolling NDA for treatment of Clostridium difficile infection 0 None
2010-09-21 Aethlon Medical reestablishes efforts to advance Aethlon Hemopurifier 0 5
2010-09-21 Cook Medical sponsors sessions to reduce risk of CRBSI infections 0 None
2010-09-21 Annals of Internal Medicine publishes GRACE study data on HIV therapy 0 None
2010-09-21 Researchers to develop vaccine for plague 0 None
2010-09-21 Study reveals molecular steps for pneumonia therapy 0 None
2010-09-21 International activists ask: 'Will MDG summit fail HIV-positive people?' 0 None
2010-09-21 Cook Medical expands Spectrum Turbo-Ject line of antibiotic impregnated PICCs for CRBSIs 0 None
2010-09-21 U.N. MDG summit begins; UNAIDS data shows 22 African countries see drop in new HIV infections 0 None
2010-09-21 Discovery could lead to new treatment methods for toxoplasmosis 0 None
2010-09-21 Trius and Scripps to develop antibiotics from marine biomedical sources 0 None
2010-09-21 Study suggests older people may not benefit from new tuberculosis vaccines 0 None
2010-09-21 Flu shots, heart attacks and flu prevention guidelines 0 1
2010-09-20 Dengue fever vaccine in the pipeline 0 5
2010-09-20 Gov. Paterson vetoes more rent relief for HIV/AIDS patients 0 None
2010-09-20 Scientific update conference on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases 0 None
2010-09-20 H1N1 influenza increases neurological complications in children: Study 0 None
2010-09-20 Adenovirus exposure may cause obesity in children: Study 0 None
2010-09-20 Researchers discover HIV-1 resists AZT drug 0 None
2010-09-18 CytoGenix initiates novel liner DNA technology testing on ferrets for vaccine development 0 None
2010-09-18 CDC, Epocrates educate healthcare professionals about safe injection practices 0 None
2010-09-18 Proposal by WHO to eliminate AIDS in South Africa is flawed, model shows 0 None
2010-09-18 Walgreens pharmacists in California offer immunizations that protect against pertussis 0 None
2010-09-18 Scientists develop computer model to examine genetic switch for TB dormancy 0 None
2010-09-18 Global Fund head repeats appeal for emerging countries to invest more in fight against AIDS, TB, malaria 0 None
2010-09-18 InVision-Plus connector reduces CLABSI infections: Report 0 None
2010-09-18 CMB initiates first human trial for plant-produced H1N1 influenza vaccine 0 None
2010-09-18 Researchers discover evolutionary nature of bacteria to spread chronic infectious disease 0 None
2010-09-17 Aradigm to present Phase 1 studies of inhaled liposomal ciprofloxacin at 2010 ERS Congress 0 4
2010-09-17 Females marry younger when men outnumber women: Study 0 None
2010-09-17 Researchers to develop vaginal microbicide gels to reduce HIV risk 0 None
2010-09-17 Simian immunodeficiency virus is at least 32,000 to 75,000 years old 0 None
2010-09-17 Media reporting can reduce impact of infectious disease outbreaks 0 None
2010-09-17 New anti-pathogenic drugs render MRSA harmless without killing bacteria 0 None
2010-09-17 LigoCyte to enroll 98 subjects in first clinical trial for bivalent IM norovirus vaccine 0 None
2010-09-17 Researchers identify bacteria responsible for chronic intestinal inflammation 0 None
2010-09-16 NovaBay Pharmaceuticals delivers poster presentations on Aganocide compound at ICAAC Conference 0 None
2010-09-16 Friendship paradox helps analyze social network, monitor member health to predict flu outbreak 0 5
2010-09-16 Researchers develop infected tissue model for Aganocide compounds 0 None
2010-09-16 Researchers identify mechanism to reduce pathogenic effect of bacillus bacteria 0 None
2010-09-16 PolyMedix presents defensin mimetic antibiotics data at ICAAC Conference 0 None
2010-09-16 Advanced Life Sciences participates as exhibitor in 50th ICAAC 0 5
2010-09-16 European Commission approves SmPC update for VIRAMUNE in HIV treatment 0 None
2010-09-16 Cranberry juice prevents urinary tract infections: Study 0 None
2010-09-16 Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals presents preclinical data of TP-434 antibacterial drug 0 None
2010-09-16 Researchers find NCT analogs show antimicrobial, anticoagulant activity 0 None
2010-09-16 ViroPharma presents Phase 1 study data of VP20621 at ICAAC 2010 0 None
2010-09-16 Novel Compound's NVC-422 broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent kills P. mirabilis bacteria in catheters 0 None
2010-09-16 Reuters examines conditional cash transfer programs in Latin America 0 None
2010-09-16 K.U.Leuven enters license agreement with Pfizer to commercialize anti-HIV drugs 0 None
2010-09-16 U.N. General Assembly opens 65th session with a look ahead to next week's MDG Summit 0 None
2010-09-16 FDA updates dosing recommendation for Valcyte medication 0 4
2010-09-16 Researchers investigate antimicrobial activity of Aganocide compounds against H1N1 0 None
2010-09-16 Doctors demonstrate the true impact of vaccination 0 None
2010-09-15 Waterlogic launches new Firewall water purification system 1 None
2010-09-15 Abstract on ACH-1625 accepted as late breaking poster presentation at The Liver Meeting 2010 0 None
2010-09-15 Actress joins UTHealth to establish 'John Ritter Research Program in Aortic and Vascular Diseases' 1 None
2010-09-15 AAPCHO launches campaign to raise chronic hepatitis B awareness 0 None
2010-09-15 ITS commences treatment in synthetic universal influenza vaccine Phase I trial 0 None
2010-09-15 Scientist to develop antibiotics for drug-resistant superbugs 0 4
2010-09-15 MVI agrees to provide fund for evaluating Inovio's malaria DNA vaccine candidate in non-human primates 0 None
2010-09-15 Optimer Pharmaceuticals to present fidaxomicin Phase 3 clinical trial data at ICAAC Conference 0 None
2010-09-15 RAB-1 monoclonal antibody study shows positive result for rabies 0 None
2010-09-15 Unsuccessful gum-disease treatment linked to preterm birth 0 None
2010-09-15 NIH grants award to expand Human Microbiome Project 0 None
2010-09-15 Pregnant women should get immunized against flu 0 None
2010-09-15 Atox Bio doses first subject in AB103 Phase 1 study for severe bacterial infections and sepsis 0 None
2010-09-15 Arizona State University receives grant to protect warfighters from infectious diseases 0 None
2010-09-15 CytoGenix reports positive results of CYDBA507 avian influenza vaccine candidate 0 None
2010-09-14 Dana-Farber doctor hosts live program on Twitter to discuss head and neck cancers 0 None
2010-09-14 Experts to announce new findings on Malaria control 0 None
2010-09-14 AIDS activists protest to decry Obama administration's dismal record on AIDS 0 None
2010-09-14 More adults washing hands in public restrooms 0 None
2010-09-14 Gilead Sciences announces Quad regimen Phase II clinical trial results for HIV infection treatment 0 None
2010-09-14 Gladstone Institute elects for 2010 recipient of Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research 0 None
2010-09-14 Progenics Pharmaceuticals presents findings of humanized monoclonal antibodies against C. difficile bacterium 0 None
2010-09-14 BC-CfE study finds links between insite use, addiction treatment and stopping injection drug use 0 None
2010-09-14 Rib-X Pharmaceuticals presents positive preclinical data for delafloxacin at ICAAC Conference 0 None
2010-09-14 Excelimmune presents positive results for HRPA therapy against MRSA infections 0 None
2010-09-14 NIH awards QuantaLife $6 million to build platform for detecting MRSA infections 0 None
2010-09-14 Trius Therapeutics reports torezolid antibiotic resistance mechanism for MRSA strains 0 None
2010-09-14 Human cytomegalovirus cloned 0 4
2010-09-14 Seattle Times examines how Gates Foundation's goal to eradicate malaria is affecting research 0 None
2010-09-14 AIDS advocates call for African Governments to spend more of their own funds on health 0 None
2010-09-14 AskBio enters patent license agreement with Pfizer for HCV therapy 0 None
2010-09-14 Sanofi Pasteur files Fluzone Intradermal influenza virus vaccine sBLA with FDA 0 None
2010-09-13 High dose peretinoin reduces recurrence of HCC after surgical resection or ablation in HCV positive patients 0 None
2010-09-13 Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals presents TP-434 drug candidate clinical data 0 None
2010-09-13 Daiichi Sankyo receives marketing approval for Inavir in Japan 0 None
2010-09-13 Sebelius to discuss Obama Administration's efforts to combat AIDS epidemic in America 0 None
2010-09-13 Scientists find low levels of bacteria in fields sprayed with swine manure 0 None
2010-09-13 Researchers investigate human reovirus with chemotherapy for ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-09-13 Myconostica presents data of MycAssay for Pneumocystis detection 0 None
2010-09-13 Inovio Pharmaceuticals achieves promising results in VGX-3100 Phase I study 0 None
2010-09-13 Rib-X Pharmaceuticals presents preclinical data of radezolid drug at ICAAC Conference 0 None
2010-09-13 Catch by Gene enters agreement with C&S for HPV test kit 0 5
2010-09-13 Oral health impacts systemic diseases: Report 0 None
2010-09-13 Researchers develop mathematical framework for vaccine stockpile implications 0 None
2010-09-13 Advaxis publishes research article on Her2 antigen for Listeria vaccine 0 None
2010-09-12 Disinfectant hand gels not effective against Swine flu: Study 0 None
2010-09-12 MRSA infection hVISA linked to mortality 0 None
2010-09-10 Death and disability toll due to C. diff bacteria needs to be addressed 0 4.5
2010-09-10 395 new vaccines being developed for infectious diseases: PhRMA 2 2.2
2010-09-10 Study finds Laotian/Hmong-Americans have low survival rates for liver cancer 0 None
2010-09-10 Koronis Pharmaceuticals to present KP-1461 clinical trial data at ICAAC Conference 0 5
2010-09-10 Illinois researcher urges CDC to revisit pediatric vaccine stockpile policies 0 None
2010-09-10 Survey finds women mistreat yeast infections 0 None
2010-09-10 Summit negotiators seek to get MDGs 'back on track' 0 None
2010-09-10 Discovery on Mycobacterium tuberculosis can offer new approaches for TB prevention 0 None
2010-09-10 AAOS releases clinical practice guideline for periprosthetic joint infection diagnosis 0 None
2010-09-10 ASNM to hold annual conference on nanomedicine 0 None
2010-09-10 USPTO issues patent for Advaxis’ live Listeria HER2/neu immunotherapy 0 5
2010-09-09 56% of Australians won’t vaccinate against Swine flu: Survey 0 None
2010-09-09 Researchers discover first compound to activate enzyme telomerase in human body 2 4
2010-09-09 Scientists discover sensor in dendritic cells that recognizes HIV 0 None
2010-09-09 SDI's VaccineTrack data reports on season's flu vaccination 0 None
2010-09-09 One-third of Americans experience Hospital Acquired Infection: Xenex Healthcare survey 0 None
2010-09-09 Study shows importance of formal education in preventing spread of HIV in Africa 0 None
2010-09-09 Scientists to develop test for Mad Cow Disease detection 0 None
2010-09-09 Concerted action on antibiotic resistance discussed at Uppsala meeting 0 None
2010-09-09 Advaxis receives USPTO patent for Listeria vaccine 0 None
2010-09-09 Researchers reveal surface protein alteration mechanism of mycoplasma bacteria 0 None
2010-09-09 Multi-resistant CNS bacteria spread in Sweden hospitals 0 None
2010-09-09 Groups call for mandatory flu vaccinations for health workers 0 None
2010-09-09 NovaBay Pharmaceuticals to deliver new data on Aganocide compounds at ICAAC Conference 0 None
2010-09-09 Insulin may reduce life-threatening bacterial infections in intensive care patients 0 None
2010-09-09 Team of scientists issues HIV vaccine strategy 0 None
2010-09-09 Hemispherx Biopharma to present clinical data on XMRV retrovirus at International Workshop 0 None
2010-09-09 AIDS programs reach out to African immigrant community 0 None
2010-09-09 Opinions: U.S. commitment to Global Fund; Innovative financing; Global food security; Aid for Pakistan 0 None
2010-09-08 Shared needle at school science experiment puts students at risk 0 None
2010-09-08 AHF praises US government's increase in PEPFAR funding commitment for Uganda 0 None
2010-09-08 Emergent BioSolutions initiates Phase I clinical trial for anthrax monoclonal antibody therapeutic 0 None
2010-09-08 AVAC welcomes new Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise Scientific Strategic Plan 0 None
2010-09-08 Experts gathered for UNAIDS, WHO meeting recommend follow-up studies of ARV-containing microbicide gel start soon 0 None
2010-09-08 Data finds low risk of serious complications in 2009 H1N1 infection 0 None
2010-09-08 Risks of 'imported' measles 0 None
2010-09-08 Global warming may eliminate plague 0 None
2010-09-08 New vaccines fact sheet released by Research!America 0 None
2010-09-08 Phase 3 REALIZE study shows milestone in treatment development for hepatitis C 0 4.5
2010-09-08 Personalized reminders effective in encouraging seniors to get annual flu shots 0 None
2010-09-08 NIH announces award to improve human microbiome research 0 None
2010-09-08 Switching to nevirapine drug from PI based regimen reduces viremia in children: Study 0 None
2010-09-08 Researchers develop rapid screening test for mycotoxin detection 0 None
2010-09-08 Forest Laboratories' ceftaroline fosamil receives FDA Advisory Committee approval for CABP and cSSSI 0 None
2010-09-08 Fluctuation in PCV-7 vaccine dosing time increases pneumococcal serotype 19A strains: Study 0 None
2010-09-08 CDC ramps up production of new three-in-one flu vaccine 0 None
2010-09-08 GE Global Researchers receive award from NIH for human microbiome study 0 None
2010-09-08 BioAlliance Pharma receives European patent for acyclovir Lauriad tablets for recurrent herpes labialis 0 None
2010-09-08 Air Techniques introduces patented antimicrobial coating to ensure safe air 0 None
2010-09-07 Also in Global Health News: India's antibiotic use; Abstinence curriculum in China; Child, maternal health in India; Plumpy'nut; PEPFAR funds to Uganda 0 None
2010-09-07 AtheroMed initiates enrollment in Phoenix Atherectomy catheter trial for PAD 0 None
2010-09-07 Idenix Pharmaceuticals receives clinical hold order from FDA for IDX184, IDX320 programs 0 None
2010-09-07 miacom diagnostics presents rapid detection method for pneumonia causing pathogens 0 None
2010-09-07 IBM announces computing projects to produce clean, safe water 0 None
2010-09-07 DSM, PolyTherics enter agreement for HiPEG IFN alpha-2a product development 0 None
2010-09-07 Researchers quantify effects of drying to measure bacteria after hand wash 0 5
2010-09-07 Subset of gay community continues to contribute to HIV spread: Research 0 1
2010-09-07 Researchers discover new antibiotics in insect's brain 0 None
2010-09-07 Scientists urge government to set target effectiveness for newly approved antibiotics 0 None
2010-09-07 Study on bacteria may help to develop treatment method for osteomyelitis 0 5
2010-09-07 Research on bacterial cells may offer new hope for MRSA infection treatment 0 None
2010-09-06 Myconostica's MycAssay Aspergillus for serum granted CE marking 0 None
2010-09-06 Unpredictable food poisoning 0 None
2010-09-06 Plaque-causing bacteria increases risk of heart attack 0 1
2010-09-05 Cairns forum to discuss PNG issues 0 None
2010-09-04 Human endogenous retroviruses may provide insight evidence to HIV diagnosis 0 5
2010-09-04 Single-dose of experimental malaria drug clears parasites in mice, represents potential new class of drugs to treat malaria in humans 0 None
2010-09-04 Research provides new framework for quantifying risk of avian-borne diseases 0 None
2010-09-04 IAS urges to review guidelines for implementing HIV prevention and care 0 None
2010-09-04 VOA News examines U.S. Global Health Initiative 0 None
2010-09-04 IMF, World Bank announce increased aid measures for flood relief in Pakistan 0 None
2010-09-04 Researchers reveal new details on bacterial cannibalism 0 5
2010-09-04 Food industry, USDA criticized for recent salmonella outbreak, egg recall 0 None
2010-09-03 Researchers complete INX-189 clinical trials for Hepatitis C virus 0 5
2010-09-03 Tibotec submits MAA for investigational HIV drug TMC278 to European Medicines Agency 0 None
2010-09-03 Results of PHLawFlu conference to be presented at the European Parliament in Brussels 0 None
2010-09-03 WHO revises treatment protocols for HIV patients 0 None
2010-09-03 Hardy Diagnostics releases chemical-free AloeSafe sanitizer 0 None
2010-09-03 Commitments to global HIV/AIDS programs falter for 'first time in 15 years,' UNAIDS chief says 0 None
2010-09-03 Researchers find role of Vpr protein in HIV infection 0 None
2010-09-03 Accentus Medical signs licence agreement for Agluna anti-infective technology with Zimmer 0 None
2010-09-03 Gilead Sciences seeks MAA in Europe for fixed-dose combination of Truvada and TMC278 for HIV-1 infection 0 None
2010-09-03 NEJM publishes study on Xpert MTB/RIF test for rapid molecular detection of TB and rifampin resistance 0 5
2010-09-03 Hospital for Special Surgery achieves lower than state average rate for infections 0 None
2010-09-03 Mandatory disclosure makes hospitals work harder to prevent infections 0 None
2010-09-03 New TB diagnostic test effective in first large-scale field trial 0 None
2010-09-03 New test detects TB faster, with more accuracy than current diagnostics, study says 0 None
2010-09-03 Egg recall raises questions about FDA 0 None
2010-09-03 Researchers discover novel compound to combat drug resistant malaria 0 None
2010-09-02 New antibacterial peptide effective against infections in burn or blast wounds 0 None
2010-09-02 AHF proposes innovative solution to resolve AIDS drug crisis in Florida 0 5
2010-09-02 Lytix Biopharma granted Hungarian approval for Lytixar Phase IIa clinical trial in Gram positive skin infections 0 None
2010-09-02 HIV-infected children who receive HAART require revaccination: Researchers 0 None
2010-09-02 Inhibitex completes INX-189 Phase1a trial for HCV 0 None
2010-09-02 Unitract Tuberculin syringe clears FDA 510k market clearance 0 None
2010-09-02 WPI researchers: Cranberry juice cocktail blocks strain of S. aureus 0 None
2010-09-02 Abbott RealTime HBV assay receives marketing approval from FDA 0 None
2010-09-02 Neutralizing key toxin associated with Staph aureus bacteria reduces severity of skin and soft-tissue damage 0 None
2010-09-02 Innate immune processes sufficient for driving silicosis: Study 0 None
2010-09-02 Researchers find new fusion protein for E.coli bacterium vaccine development 0 None
2010-09-02 National Health Information Resource Center honors Interstitial Cystitis Association for special publication 0 2.5
2010-09-02 Health leaders gather to discuss WHO's work in Africa 0 None
2010-09-02 Media examine floods' impact in Pakistan 0 3
2010-09-02 Also in Global Health News: China's first HIV discrimination case; Congo mass rape; S. Sudan flooding; Kenya's population growth; Family planning in the Philippines 0 None
2010-09-01 World becoming numb to HIV/AIDS: UNAIDS executive director 1 None
2010-09-01 Report finds some donated malaria drugs are being stolen, resold In Africa 0 None


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