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The intestinal ecosystem is even more dynamic than previously thought, according to two studies by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers published in the latest issue of Science.
Inflammatory disorders Oct 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dr. Hilary Koprowski, the Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccination for polio, died this week at his Philadelphia home. He was 96.
Medications Apr 14, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Pakistani health officials Monday called for infants leaving the country to be issued polio vaccinations at airports after virus samples linked to a southern Pakistani city were discovered in Egypt.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Unvaccinated children rather than lack of effective vaccines is hindering the elimination of polio in Pakistan and Afgha
Too few children have received sufficient doses of vaccine to wipe out polio in Pakistan and Afghanistan, two of only three countries in the world where endemic polio has yet to be eliminated, according to new research published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Declaring the eradication of polio will be far more difficult than it was for smallpox, according to a review published in the Journal of General Virology. Further research into the complex virus - host i ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Health professionals and researchers across the globe believe they are on the verge of eradicating polio, a devastating virus which can lead to paralysis and death. Despite successful eradication in most countries, there ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The number of polio cases worldwide reached a record low in 2012, giving experts confidence that the disease can finally be eradicated, according to presentations made Tuesday at a major US conference.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Polio cases worldwide reached historic lows in 2012, and for the first time there were no new outbreaks beyond countries already harboring the disease, leaving researchers confident that a massive and re-energized international ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Software magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates, who is helping spearhead a global campaign to eradicate polio, said Thursday he hopes that by 2015 no child in the world will be paralyzed by the disease and by 2018 ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Health officials say there has not been a case of polio in India for nine months, the longest the country has ever been polio free.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0