News tagged with transmission rate
Through a collaborative genome-wide study on individuals, researchers have discovered 14 new genetic variations that are associated with heart rate. Since heart rate is a marker of cardiovascular health, these findings could ...
Genetics Apr 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international study, involving researchers from Griffith University's Eskitis Institute, has discovered a molecule which could form the basis of powerful new anti-malaria drugs.
Medications Mar 22, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday that it had charted progress in the fight against tropical diseases but warned that dengue fever was spreading at an alarming rate.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mathematicians have developed a powerful tool to quantify the spread and infectiousness of viruses like the pandemic H1N1 flu strain, which can be used together with modern laboratory techniques to help the healthcare system ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Reducing tuberculosis transmission in geographic "hotspots" where infections are highest could significantly reduce TB transmission on a broader scale, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 |
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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
In California Culex mosquitoes are considered to be the principle vectors of West Nile virus (WNV), which infects birds, humans, and other mammals during the summer. In addition, these mosquitoes may also serve as overwintering ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A researcher at the University of Southampton, working as part of a team from the UK and USA, believes the global eradication of malaria could be achieved by individual countries eliminating the disease within their own borders ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that climate change, driven by greenhouse-gas emissions and land-use changes, will cause patterns of malaria infection to change over the next 50 years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Since HIV infection rates began to rise again around 2000, researchers have been grasping for answers on what could be causing this change, especially in the homosexual community. The rising numbers are a stark contrast to ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Social stigma is harming attempts to combat cervical cancer in India where more women die annually of the disease than anywhere else in the world, a new report said Friday.
Cancer May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe launched the national census Wednesday, saying he hoped the once-a-decade count would measure the extent to which AIDS was affecting the population.
HIV & AIDS Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A better way to improve organizations using overlooked employee talent has taken a top award from a notable management group. Marguerite Schneider, an associate professor in NJIT School of Management, is the ...
Other Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The introduction of daily bathing with disposable, germ-killing cloths resulted in a sustained, significant decrease in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) incidence at a Canadian geriatric facility, accord ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0