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Three top Dutch medical schools are asking thousands of travellers to tropical countries to donate stool samples on return for a study into the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Two researchers funded by the EU have succeeded in developing and testing a state-of-the-art HIV detection test. The Imperial College London, United Kingdom duo says the test is 10 times ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hypertension is one of the greatest epidemics threatening the health of people in low and middle-income countries.
Health Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An unprecedented crackdown in 16 African countries netted 82 million doses of illegal or counterfeit drugs, including antibiotics, contraceptives and malaria treatments, the World Customs Organisation (WCO) said on Thursday.
Medications Oct 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study reported in this week's PLOS Medicine reports findings from a study carried out in four African countries by Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer and colleagues on approaches towards expanding testing and counselling for HI ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When regulatory systems for medical products in low-and middle-income countries work, people live but when such systems fail, people die, according to experts from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) writing in this ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Over 70.000 health workers and community volunteers were combing the streets and jungle paths in Sierra Leone Friday at the start of a vaccination programme targetting young children in the West African country.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Improving treatment and outcomes for people with life-threatening head and neck injuries is the aim of a comprehensive new book by one of Australia's eminent neurosurgeons.
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A vaccine against cervical cancer, being developed by Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Blue Bell, Pa., produced positive results in a small sample of 18 women.
Cancer Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Carrying too much weight during pregnancy can place both mother and child at risk but new research from the University of Sydney has discovered that one type of fat is riskier than another ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although non-communicable diseases account for a significant burden of deaths among women of reproductive age in low-income countries, little is known about how women and their families seek care for these diseases. A study ...
Health Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The healthcare systems of the USA and the UK are often thought of as polar opposites, yet the two countries may have much to learn from each other as they both embark upon significant health reforms, according to the authors ...
Health Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study by the Simon Fraser University-based Human Security Report Project (HSRP), released today at the United Nations headquarters in New York, finds that there is no compelling evidence to support a host of widely ...
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Canada announced Wednesday it was disbursing Can$19.4 million in aid for 14 poorer countries to treat mental health disorders.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In low-and-middle income countries, pregnancy-related infections are a major cause of maternal death, can also be fatal to unborn and newborn babies, and are mostly caused by four types of conditions that are treatable and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0