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Communicable Disease is a disease capable of being transmitted from an infected person or species to a susceptible host.
Researchers identify gene variants linked to both type 2 diabetes and CHD risk

Researchers identify gene variants linked to both type 2 diabetes and CHD risk

New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD

New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD

Research findings advance development of HIV vaccines that induce broadly neutralizing antibodies

Research findings advance development of HIV vaccines that induce broadly neutralizing antibodies

Study finds link between air pollution and daily cause-specific mortality in China

Study finds link between air pollution and daily cause-specific mortality in China

European Cancer Patient Coalition makes recommendations for improved access to innovation in oncology

European Cancer Patient Coalition makes recommendations for improved access to innovation in oncology

UCLA-led researchers identify potential TB drug regimen that may cut treatment time up to 75%

UCLA-led researchers identify potential TB drug regimen that may cut treatment time up to 75%

Genomic sequencing reveals new insights into major shigellosis outbreaks in California

Genomic sequencing reveals new insights into major shigellosis outbreaks in California

Brazil makes progress in reducing gap in health status, but inequalities persist

Brazil makes progress in reducing gap in health status, but inequalities persist

Global high blood pressure has almost doubled over past 40 years, shows study

Global high blood pressure has almost doubled over past 40 years, shows study

Poor, remote Indigenous Australians have increased risk of sexually transmissible infections

Poor, remote Indigenous Australians have increased risk of sexually transmissible infections

Study estimates impact of six common healthcare-associated infections

Study estimates impact of six common healthcare-associated infections

IFPA, ILDS and IPC launch first-ever global epidemiological psoriasis database

IFPA, ILDS and IPC launch first-ever global epidemiological psoriasis database

Global study assesses countries on health-related Sustainable Development Goals

Global study assesses countries on health-related Sustainable Development Goals

Arab uprising linked to detrimental effects on health and life expectancy in several countries

Arab uprising linked to detrimental effects on health and life expectancy in several countries

Report highlights need to strengthen response to major public health threats

Report highlights need to strengthen response to major public health threats

Older types of arthritis medicine appear to be dangerous for the heart

Older types of arthritis medicine appear to be dangerous for the heart

Patients with chronic kidney disease and periodontitis have higher mortality rate

Patients with chronic kidney disease and periodontitis have higher mortality rate

New vaccination campaign projected to decrease HFMD incidence in China

New vaccination campaign projected to decrease HFMD incidence in China

Increased breastfeeding could save over 800000 children’s lives annually

Increased breastfeeding could save over 800000 children’s lives annually

Mexico Healthcare and Life Sciences Report 2015 released by Pharmaboardroom

Mexico Healthcare and Life Sciences Report 2015 released by Pharmaboardroom