News tagged with fatal diseases
EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on local conservation and global health issues, released new research on Ebola virus in fruit bats in the peer reviewed journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases, a mont ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—During the first two years of the cholera epidemic in Haiti, the cumulative attack rate was 6.1 percent, with a consistent downward trend seen in cumulative case fatality rates, according to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Children's Outcomes Research Program at Children's Hospital Colorado shows that timely reminders by state or local health departments are more effective at increasing immunization rates among preschool ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
By using a model, researchers at the University of Montreal have identified and "switched off" a chemical chain that causes neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and dementia. ...
Neuroscience Nov 27, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(AP)—Vietnam has recorded more cases of hand, foot and mouth disease this year than in 2011, but the fatality rate has decreased sharply.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—About 12,000 children die from unintended, accidental injuries each year, most of them preventable, according to a report issued Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
A new Ebola virus study resulting from a widespread scientific collaboration has shown promising preliminary results, preventing disease in infected nonhuman primates using monoclonal antibodies.
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Pioneering research conducted by the University of Sheffield is paving the way for new treatments which could benefit patients suffering from the fatal lung disease pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a U.S. meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Health officials say the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 105 cases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers of motor neuron diseases have long had a hunch that two fatal diseases, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), might somehow be linked. A new study confirms that this link exists.
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An outbreak of Ebola fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo may have killed up to 33 people, while the number of suspected cases has risen, the health ministry said on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Progeria: First-ever treatment for rare childhood aging disease shows improvement in all trial participants
Results of the first-ever clinical drug trial for children with Progeria, a rare, fatal "rapid-aging" disease, demonstrate the efficacy of a farnesyltransferase inhibitor (FTI), a drug originally developed to treat cancer. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 24, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—When Sierra Jane Downing's fever shot up to 107 degrees and she suffered a seizure, her parents knew their 7-year-old daughter had more than the flu.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A compound developed to treat neuropathic pain has shown potential as an innovative treatment for Alzheimer's disease, according to a study by researchers at Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute and Anesthesiology ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0