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Toward 'universal' vaccine: Scientists describe antibodies that protect against large variety of flu viruses
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and Crucell Vaccine Institute in the Netherlands describes three human antibodies that provide broad protection against Influenza B virus strains. ...
Medical research Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Scientists used an iPhone and a camera lens to diagnose intestinal worms in rural Tanzania, a breakthrough that could help doctors treat patients infected with the parasites, a study said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 1
Genome mapping could prove key in preventing superbugs in hospitals, an Australian researcher said Friday, urging its use to prevent countless deaths from antibiotic-resistant infections.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Overworked employees with little power in the workplace are at an increased risk of developing major depressive disorder (MDD), according to a new study from researchers at Queen Mary, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Hospital superbugs can float on air currents and contaminate surfaces far from infected patients' beds, according to University of Leeds researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Older people who have experienced episodes of delirium are significantly more likely to develop dementia, according to new research. The study is published in the journal Brain today.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Lying on a hospital bed in her laced violet nightgown, Derya Sert is the first woman in the world to receive a womb from a deceased donor, raising hopes for millions of women to bear a child.
Other Oct 01, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- British police are investigating whether three hospital patients died as a result of receiving saline solution contaminated with insulin.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical researchers urge vaccination this flu season as new research shows that hospital-acquired, or nosocomial, influenza is relatively uncommon, but can be severe.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The answer to longevity may be far simpler than we imagine; it may in fact be right under our noses in the form of a morning caffeine kick. The elderly inhabitants of Ikaria, the Greek island, boast the highest rates of longevity ...
Health Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A team of clinicians from Sydney, Australia and Plymouth, UK, have taken the paper-based Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination (ACE-III), one of the most popular and commonly-used screening tools for dementia and translated ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Over recent years, hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infections have been a significant problem in UK hospitals and globally. There have been concerns that infections may be due to transmission between symptomatic patien ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The drug erythropoietin, often called EPO, is banned from sports because it is believed to enhance an athlete's performance and give people who use it an unfair advantage over unenhanced competitors. However a new systemic ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Adoption of patient flow improvement strategies designed to reduce emergency department overcrowding involve a variable amount of time and expenditure, with nurses playing a key role in planning ...
Other Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Off-label antipsychotic drug use common in VA nursing home residents, often without documented rationale
(Medical Xpress)—More than one in four older veterans residing in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Living Centers received antipsychotic medications, and more than 40 percent of those veterans had no documented ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0