News tagged with infectious disease control
Despite the desperate need for new antibiotics to combat increasingly deadly resistant bacteria, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved only one new systemic antibiotic since the Infectious Diseases Society ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have developed a simple new tool to help governments worldwide decide whether to screen airplane passengers leaving or arriving from areas of infectious disease outbreaks.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Newborn babies' immune system development and levels of vitamin D have been found to vary according to their month of birth, according to new research.
Neuroscience Apr 08, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Groin colonization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) leads to an increased risk of developing active MRSA infection later among HIV-infected patients, according to a stud ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Experts have warned of the growing risk of travellers to India, China and South East Asia bringing home E.coli infections that are immune to treatment with a normal course of antibiotic tablets.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Some people who fell prey to a 2009-2010 outbreak of dengue fever in Florida carried a particular viral strain that they did not bring into the country from a recent trip abroad, according to a f ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Patients who receive hemodialysis are at a significant risk of developing infections, a leading cause of hospitalization and death in this patient population. A new study highlights the need to improve antibiotic use in outpatient ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Today, The Lancet Infectious Diseases published a new report that examines the global economic burden of Chagas disease. In the first study of its kind, researchers measured the health and economic impact of Chagas diseas ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Stealth is a well-known concept in military tactics. Almost since the invention of radar, the hunt began for counter-technologies to hide aircraft and missiles from detection – most successfully ...
Immunology Feb 05, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A multi-disciplined team of researchers from the United States and The Netherlands has found that introducing a certain type of peptide into mice cells induces autophagy, which in turn helps in fighting ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Leafy green vegetables are responsible for more foodborne illnesses than any other food, according to a new government report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Food poisoning sickens millions of Americans each year, and most outbreaks are caused by salmonella-tainted foods or norovirus, federal health officials report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Although still rare, the extremely serious disease known as Eastern equine encephalitis may be affecting more people than before.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The United States was in the grip Thursday of a deadly influenza outbreak that has hit harder and earlier than in previous years, and has claimed the lives of at least 18 children.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Compared with earlier outbreaks, more recent food-associated listeriosis outbreaks in the United States have been shorter and affected fewer people, according to research published online Dec. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0