News tagged with infection surveillance
Heiman Wertheim and Arjun Chandna from Oxford University and colleagues describe the launch and impact of VINARES, an initiative to strengthen antimicrobial stewardship in Viet Nam, which may be instructive for other countries ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In infected individuals, HIV mutates rapidly to escape recognition by immune cells. This process of continuous evolution is the main obstacle to natural immunity and the development of an effective vaccine. A new study published ...
Immunology Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Advances in electronic medical record systems and health information exchange are shifting efforts in public health toward greater use of information systems to automate disease surveillance, but a study from the Regenstrief ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Improved prevention measures fail to reduce HIV levels in men who have sex with men in England and Wales
The rate of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men in England and Wales has remained unchanged over the past decade despite an almost four-fold increase in HIV testing, rising treatment coverage, and a 20 percent ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients recovering from surgery get infections far more often than is being reported, a new study led by De Montfort University has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Adriano Aguzzi, Ben Barres and Mariko Bennett, noted American neurologists for their research into the role glia cells play in brain function, have written a review paper for the journal Science. In it, ...
Medical research Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An examination of the characteristics of persons born outside the United States diagnosed with HIV while living in the U.S. finds that, compared to U.S.-born persons with HIV, they are more likely to be Hispanic or Asian, ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hong Kong on Thursday closed a popular tourist spot where hundreds of caged birds are on display after the deadly H5N1 avian flu virus was detected at one of the stalls.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Methods developed to enable large-scale analysis of malaria parasite genomes from patient blood samples
Researchers have developed a new technique to identify hotspots of malaria parasite evolution and track the rise of malarial drug resistance, faster and more efficiently than ever before.
Medical research Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have discovered more about the intricacies of the immune system in a breakthrough that may help combat viral infections such as HIV.
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Hospital associated infections (HAI) are often in the headlines, but what is the burden of mortality, morbidity and costs due to HAIs? In this week's PLoS Medicine, Marlieke de Kraker, Peter Davey and Hajo Grundmann, on beh ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0