News tagged with control measures
(HealthDay)—A new report shows that a deadly swine flu virus can infect ferrets, highlighting the importance of continuous surveillance of emerging flu strains.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease that is safer to produce and easier to store has been developed by scientists from the University of Oxford and The Pirbright Institute.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The largest study of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa to date reveals that programmes to control parasitic diseases and access to better antenatal care could substantially reduce the prevalence of the disease in this region.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
High cigarette prices, smoke-free air laws, marketing restrictions and other measures, all part of Brazil's strong tobacco control policies, are credited for a 50 percent reduction in smoking prevalence between ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Although vitamin deficiencies have been linked to canker sores, taking a daily multivitamin won't prevent this common mouth ailment, a new study finds.
Dentistry Apr 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Swimming exercise is associated with a decrease in blood pressure (BP) and improvements in vascular function in older adults with early hypertension, according to a study published in the April ...
Cardiology Mar 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Norovirus, a pathogen that often causes food poisoning and gastroenteritis, was responsible for 18.2 percent of all infection outbreaks and 65 percent of ward closures in U.S. hospitals during a two-year period, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Birth control drugs that were heavily promoted as having fewer side effects and the ability to clear up acne and other hormonal bothers are under new scrutiny from safety regulators.
Medications Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New scientific evidence challenges a popular conception that behaviours such as repetitive hand-washing, characteristic of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), are carried out in response ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Skin cells shed from livestock infected with foot and mouth disease could very well spread the disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
including supermarkets, drinks companies, and trade associations – distorted international evidence on effective alcohol control measures in an attempt to influence the Scottish Government's public health policy to its ...
Health Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mass poultry vaccination programmes introduced to combat Salmonella infections have led to a dramatic fall in the number of cases since the late 1990s, according to a researcher at the University of Liverpool.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fewer people are dying from cancer in the United States, but a government report published Monday warned that a lack of preventative measures could stem a steady decline in mortality rates.
Cancer Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients admitted to hospital with obstructed heart arteries were three times more likely to experience complications when they were in hospital if they felt they were not in control of their condition, according to research ...
Cardiology Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Doctors should consider prescribing the HIV prevention pill Truvada to their heterosexual patients who are at high risk for the virus, not just high-risk gay and bisexual men, experts from ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0