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(AP)—Chinese health authorities have reported another death and two new infections from a new strain of bird flu.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists taking a first look at the genetics of a bird flu strain that has killed three people in China said Wednesday that the virus could be harder to track than its better-known cousin H5N1 because it ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An experimental therapy for hepatitis C—a "silent killer" linked to liver cancer and cirrhosis—has shown promise in tamping down virus levels in early trials.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
About 90 percent of children with two copies of a common genetic variation and who wheezed when they caught a cold early in life went on to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study to be published March 28 by the New En ...
Immunology Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A man from the United Arab Emirates who was infected with a new SARS-related virus has died in Munich, German authorities said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered a novel strategy for preventing infections due to the highly common herpes simplex viruses, the microbes responsible for causing genital ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drug naproxen may also exhibit antiviral activity against influenza A virus, according to a team of French scientists. The finding, the result of a structure-based investigation, is ...
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Norovirus, the infamous stomach bug that's sickened countless cruise ship passengers, also wreaks havoc on land.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—This year's unusually long and rocky flu season would be nothing compared to the pandemic that could occur if bird flu became highly contagious among humans, which is why UCLA researchers and their colleagues ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A discovery that shows how a novel—and often fatal—virus infects cells may help fight a health threat that has recently emerged on the world stage, researchers report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A SARS-like virus that has struck in Britain and the Middle East has claimed a new victim in Saudi Arabia, bringing the global toll from the mystery illness to nine, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have developed a novel technique to precisely monitor and study the evolution of micro-organisms such as viruses and bacteria. This is an extremely important capability ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Another person suffering from a SARS-like virus has died in Saudi Arabia, the World Health Organization said Thursday, bringing the worldwide number of fatalities from the mystery illness to seven.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite modern advances, the half-century-old method of producing flu vaccine still takes six months and requires hundreds of millions of fertilized chicken eggs.
Medications Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New Vanderbilt-led research published in the Feb. 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine has identified the relatively unknown human metapneumovirus (MPV) as the second most common cause of severe bronchiolitis in you ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |