News tagged with uganda
A new, highly sensitive blood test that quickly detects even the lowest levels of malaria parasites in the body could make a dramatic difference in efforts to tackle the disease in the UK and across the world, according to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. health officials say last year was the worst ever for West Nile virus deaths.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Makerere University in Uganda have used hair and blood samples from three-month old infants born to HIV-positive mothers to measure the ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) The deadly Ebola virus has killed 14 people in western Uganda this month, Ugandan health officials said on Saturday, ending weeks of speculation about the cause of a strange disease that had many people fleeing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) Augustine Languna's eyes welled up and then his voice failed as he recalled the drowning death of his 16-year-old daughter. The women near him looked away, respectfully avoiding the kind of raw ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) Six more patients suspected to have Ebola have been admitted to the hospital days after investigators confirmed an outbreak of the highly infectious disease in a remote corner of western Uganda, a health official ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An ongoing clinical study in rural Uganda, begun in 2011, suggests that many people infected with HIV/AIDS would take antiretroviral drugs if they were available to themeven before they developed symptoms from the disease.
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adults with HIV in rural sub-Saharan Africa who receive antiretroviral drugs early in their infection may reap benefits in their ability to work and their children's ability to stay in school, according to a first-of-its-kind ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A woman had died of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Kosovo as two more patients were suspected of being infected with the disease, a health official said on Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study reported in this week's PLOS Medicine reports findings from a study carried out in four African countries by Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer and colleagues on approaches towards expanding testing and counselling for HI ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) Doctors were slow to respond to an outbreak of Ebola in Uganda because symptoms weren't always typical, but a World Health Organization official said Friday that authorities are halting the spread of the deadly ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In advance of a United Nations conference today on the global challenges of treating cancer and other diseases, the UBC Graduate School of Journalism has launched an ambitious multimedia site, The Pain Project, which documents ...
Other Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Camera phones may be the future for assistance in medical diagnosis, especially in remote areas, according to a new study published Dec. 14 in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Health Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in central Uganda has killed at least two people, the health minister said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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