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HIV superinfection, when a person with HIV could acquire a second, new strain of HIV, may occur as often as initial HIV infection in the general population in Uganda, a study suggests.
HIV & AIDS Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- More than four decades after the last introduction of fresh treatments for tuberculosis, a new medication for multidrug-resistant strains of the global scourge has shown promise in a multinational ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Growing presence of drug-resistant tuberculosis fuels need for faster development of new combination therapies
Johns Hopkins experts in the prevention and treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis are calling for increased screening and more rapid testing of the 9 million people worldwide estimated to be infected each year with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
China faces a "serious epidemic" of drug-resistant tuberculosis according to the first-ever nationwide estimate of the size of the problem there, said a US-published study on Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Drugs for type 2 diabetes can contribute to weight gain, bone fractures and cardiovascular problems, but in mice, an investigational drug appears to improve insulin sensitivity without those troublesome side ...
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Canada should ban off-label use of antibiotics in farm animals because it contributes significantly to antibiotic resistance in humans, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In recent years, a growing body of evidence has linked inflammation to the development of insulin resistance. In insulin resistance, the hormone insulin is less effective in promoting glucose uptake from the bloodstream into ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Tuberculosis, now largely controlled in the industrialized world, remains a stubbornly persistent killer in most of Africa, as well as parts of Asia and South America. The spread of multidrug-resistant strains of TB has slowed ...
Medical research May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Poor-quality antimalarial drugs threaten to jeopardize progress made in malaria control over past decade
Poor-quality and fake antimalarial drugs are leading to drug resistance and inadequate treatment that is endangering global efforts made to control and eliminate malaria over the past 10 years, according to a review of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Targeted therapies have been studied for years, but recent laboratory research is providing robust clues about drugs that might work better in combination, particularly in treating cancers that have become resistant to therapy. ...
Cancer May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Authorities in California took the unusual step of jailing and charging a tuberculosis patient who they say refused to take medication to keep his disease from becoming contagious.
Other May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- European researchers are developing new assays to detect drug resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia (April 30, 2012) In a surveillance study of over 12 million bacteria, investigators at The George Washington University and Providence Hospital found E. coli antimicrobial resistance to cip ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Africa's deadliest malaria parasite has shown resistance in lab tests to one of the most powerful drugs on the market -- a warning of possible resistance to follow in patients, scientists said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation said Tuesday it was optimistic drug-resistant malaria that has emerged along Thailand's borders with Cambodia and Myanmar could be contained within the region.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0