News tagged with transmissible diseases
After its initial appearance in New York in 1999, West Nile virus spread across the United States in just a few years and is now well established throughout North and South America. Both the mosquitoes that ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new University of Michigan computer model of disease transmission in space and time can predict cholera outbreaks in Bangladesh up to 11 months in advance, providing an early warning ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered a new target in their fight against the devastating global disease 'malaria' thanks to the discovery of a new protein involved in the parasite's life cycle.
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Two-thirds of Americans aged 15 to 24 have engaged in oral sex, according to a broad new survey of young people's sexual habits.
Health Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 6
The feel-good hormone dopamine improves long-term memory. This is the finding of a team lead by Emrah Düzel, neuroscientist at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the University of Magdeburg. The researchers ...
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Could pigs be an unexpected source for transmitting the deadly Ebola virus?
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—More than half of HIV infections in metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), smaller metropolitan areas, and nonmetropolitan areas in the United States and Puerto Rico can be attributed to male-to-male ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Experts on infectious diseases Thursday warned people to stay away from bats worldwide after the recent death of an eight-year-old boy bitten in Australia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Two Shanghai men have died from a lesser-known type of bird flu in the first known human deaths from the strain, and Chinese authorities said Sunday that it wasn't clear how they were infected, but that there was no evidence ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 31, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0