News tagged with viral diseases
We can blame all sorts of things on the weather. But a stomach bug? It seems unlikely. Yet, scientists say greater quantities of rainfall and bigger storms will lead to more stomach upsets in parts of Europe. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
(HealthDay)—Of all the diseases people worry about getting, viral hepatitis is usually way down on the list. Most often it's thought of as a disease that affects only drug addicts or the sexually promiscuous. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Why would our immune system turn against our own cells? This is the question that the combined Inserm/CNRS/ Pierre and Marie Curie University/Association Institut de Myologie have strived to answer in their "Therapies for ...
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that two proteins which are believed to play a key role in controlling the body's immune response are found in lower levels in T lymphocytes from patients ...
Immunology Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Just 20 percent of people infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) begin the recommended treatment regimen and less than 5 percent go on to successfully overcome the virus, according to a new review in General Ho ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Every fall, people wonder whether to get an influenza or flu shot.
Medications Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Measles vaccine given with painless and easy-to-administer microneedle patches can immunize against measles at least as well as vaccine given with conventional hypodermic needles, according to research done ...
Medications Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
French health care giant Sanofi Pasteur will soon test a vaccine against dengue fever in India amid concerns about the increasingly global spread of the disease, reports said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, researchers have landed on a potential diagnostic method to identify at least a subset of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a complex disorder with no known definitive cause or cure.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Americans are not as smart about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance as they should be, a new poll shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Clinicians should take caution when diagnosing a child who has a high fever and whose tests show evidence of adenovirus, and not assume the virus is responsible for Kawasaki-like symptoms. According to a new study from Nationwide ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Investigating the genetic footprint that drug resistance causes in HIV, researchers in Europe have discovered that compensatory polymorphisms enable resistant viruses to survive. Presented in the journal ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) is currently classified as a subtype of juvenile idiopathic arthritis but with the addition of systemic inflammation often resulting in fever, rash and serositis. New research ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
While it may be that some Americans doubt we're related to chimps and other primates, viruses recognize the similarities in our cells.
HIV & AIDS Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
A new Ebola virus study resulting from a widespread scientific collaboration has shown promising preliminary results, preventing disease in infected nonhuman primates using monoclonal antibodies.
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |