News tagged with health protection agency
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Diesel exhaust causes cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke.
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (9) | 4
The World Health Organisation on Saturday urged countries to be vigilant over the spread of a potentially fatal SARS-like virus after a new case in Britain brought the global number to 12.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A consortium of federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations has published a report proposing a set of common measures and data-collection methods for use in asthma clinical research. Asthma Outcomes in Clinical Research: ...
Immunology Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a new study released today in New England Journal of Medicine, researchers demonstrate that whole genome sequencing can provide clinically relevant data on bacterial transmission within a timescale that can influence infect ...
Genetics Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A Qatari man suffering from a mystery respiratory virus from the same family as the deadly disease SARS is on an artificial lung to keep him alive, a British hospital said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A British resident has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal SARS-like virus, British health authorities said on Monday, in the 10th confirmed case worldwide.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Lance Waller, PhD, chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, will present preliminary work that explores relationships between high-levels of air pollution exposure and health effects ...
Health Feb 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Britain's Health Protection Agency has published an early genetic sequence of the new respiratory virus related to SARS that shows it is most closely linked to bat viruses, and scientists say camels, sheep or goats might ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Efforts by some in Congress to dismantle clean air laws are a threat to public health, experts warn in a "Current Issues" article published online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Nov 01, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 4