(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from Children of the 90s at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with 22 other studies from across the world, have discovered three new genetic variants associated with ...
Genetics Dec 26, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
One of the most vexing challenges in the battle against dengue virus, a mosquito-borne virus responsible for 50-100 million infections every year, is that getting infected once can put people at greater risk ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hay fever (runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes) is caused by an allergy to pollen, and most commonly to grass pollen. These tiny grains bring misery to sufferers through spring and summer and pollen levels are often included ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Vietnam says an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease has killed 156 people, mostly children, and sickened more than 96,000 through late November.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Imitating human diseases using an animal model is a difficult task, but Thomas Jefferson University researchers have managed to come very close.
Medical research Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Worldwide, dengue fever strikes roughly 50 million people every year and takes the lives of thousands, but specific therapies or a vaccine for this mosquito-borne illness remain unavailable. A report coming out in the online ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
With cold and flu season almost here, the next time you're sick, think twice before taking something for your fever. That's because scientists have found more evidence that elevated body temperature helps certain types of ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) -- The family of a California girl whose extremities were amputated because of a lengthy emergency room delay has agreed to a $10 million malpractice settlement.
Other Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In the mid-nineteenth century, John Snow mapped cases of cholera in Soho, London, and traced the source of the outbreak to a contaminated water pump. Now, in a twenty-first century equivalent, scientists funded ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 16, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Researchers in South East Asia have identified two genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to severe dengue. The study, funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research, ...
Genetics Oct 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
At least 430 people, mainly children, have died from an outbreak of encephalitis in a deeply neglected region of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Targeting a toxin released by virtually all strains of MRSA could help scientists develop new drugs that can fight the superbug, research suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Already cursed by floods and suicide bombings, Pakistan now faces a new menace from an unprecedented outbreak of the deadly tropical disease dengue fever.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Emissions from livestock farms cause asthma and COPD patients living nearby to experience more exacerbations, according to research presented today at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam.
Health Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Yale School of Public Health researchers in collaboration with Russian scientists have discovered a new tick-borne bacterium that might be causing disease in the United States and elsewhere. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 20, 2011 | 4 / 5 (5) | 1