News tagged with dengue
Related topics: mosquitoes
Cuban health officials warned Thursday about an increased number of mosquitoes in the country's urban areas that can spread diseases such as dengue fever.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Trials in Thailand with a candidate vaccine for dengue, a potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease, have shown it to protect against three of the four virus strains, its French maker said Wednesday.
Medications Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brazil said Monday it will breed huge numbers of genetically modified mosquitoes to help stop the spread of dengue fever, an illness that has already struck nearly 500,000 people this year nationwide.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) The number of detected dengue cases is running at above-average levels as Puerto Rico enters the peak season for the painful disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Research funded by the Dengue Vaccine Initiative (DVI) involving an economic analysis of producing a tetravalent dengue vaccine shows that the cost could be as low as $0.20 per dose with an annual production level of 60 million ...
Medications Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Phys.org) -- A group of scientists in Singapore and the UK have isolated a human antibody capable of effectively neutralizing the mosquito-borne dengue virus. Dengue fever is currently incurable and infects ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Professors at Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado are developing a drug that can stop replication of West Nile, dengue and yellow fever viruses that continue to plague two-thirds ...
Medical research Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The office of Michael Turelli, distinguished professor in the UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology, is lined with books written by the worlds preeminent evolutionary geneticists. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found evidence of a role for neighborhood immunity in determining risk of dengue infection. While it is established that immunity can be an important ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new portable tool to detect dengue virus-infected mosquitoes will help reduce the likelihood of human infections around the world.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rio de Janeiro has declared a dengue epidemic after diagnosing more than 50,000 cases of the tropical mosquito-borne infection this year and over 500 in the last week alone.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A team of scientists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Vanderbilt University have pinpointed the region on dengue virus that is neutralized in people who overcome infection with the deadly pathogen. ...
Medical research Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have, for the first time, shown that infection with dengue virus turns on mosquito genes that makes them hungrier and better feeders, and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Brazilian Health Minister Alexandre Padilla on Thursday warned that Rio de Janeiro faced a major dengue epidemic, although he said the virus strain prevalent was not fatal.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch have developed the first accurate predictive model to differentiate between dengue fever (DF) and its more severe form, dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF). The breakthrough, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |