Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have helped identify a cellular protein that is critical for infection by the deadly Ebola virus. The findings, published in today's online edition ...
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A team of UCLA-led researchers has identified a protein with broad virus-fighting properties that potentially could be used as a weapon against deadly human pathogenic viruses such as HIV, Ebola, Rift Valley Fever, Nipah ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) -- Vietnam on Thursday confirmed its first human death from bird flu in nearly two years, a day after neighboring Cambodia also logged its first fatality this year as new cases of the H5N1 virus are reported in Asia ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Taiwan heightened surveillance of travelers from China on Thursday after authorities confirmed the island's first case of a new deadly strain of bird flu.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 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 |
Even the most die-hard couch potato can come down with a case of spring fever as the days get longer and the weather warms. You know the symptoms.
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It's not bird flu or SARS, and nor does it appear to be contagious, but little more is known about a mysterious disease that has killed dozens of Cambodian children, some within 24 hours of being hospitalised.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—While the United States has largely been spared the scourge of mosquito-borne diseases endemic to the developing world—including yellow fever, malaria and dengue fever—mosquito-related ...
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Since the mid-nineteenth century, maps have helped elucidate the deadly mysteries of diseases like cholera and yellow fever. Yet today's global mapping of infectious diseases is considerably unreliable and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A more coordinated approach to surveillance is required if emerging diseases which can spread from animals to humans are to be tackled, say scientists.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
According to climate modelling for 2050, northern sections of WA could present ideal conditions for dengue fever.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—While the death toll from the West Nile virus cases in the U.S., currently 41, is alarming, most people exposed to it never develop symptoms, notes Tom Russo, MD, professor of medicine at the University ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australian scientists have confirmed a 'weak link' in the immune system – identifying the exact conditions under which an infection can trigger an autoantibody response, a process not clearly understood until now.
Immunology Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—With almost 1,600 cases of West Nile Virus and 66 mortalities reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nationwide, officials are calling the recent West Nile virus outbreak the largest ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 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, ...
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