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The Caenorhabditis elegans, a small worm called a nematode, scurrying across a Petri dish has helped lead to discoveries about community-associated MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In 2010, 35 people in Greece died from a West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak, with a further 262 laboratory-confirmed human cases. A new article published in BioMedCentral's open access journal Virology Journal examines whethe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to cigarette smoke has long been associated with increased frequency of respiratory infections—which are harder to treat in smoke-exposed people than in those who lack such exposures. Now Ritwij Kulkarni of Columbia ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Prevalence of a particularly dangerous form of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) jumped three-fold in just two years, in hospitals in the United Kingdom, according to a paper in the October 2012 Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 23, 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
Cambodian villagers armed with a little medical know-how—and their mobile telephones—are the nation's new foot soldiers in the fight against drug-resistant malaria.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new report shows that a deadly swine flu virus can infect ferrets, highlighting the importance of continuous surveillance of emerging flu strains.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new highly-toxic strain of the potentially deadly bird flu virus has appeared in Vietnam and is spreading fast, according to state media reports.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—With almost 1,600 cases of West Nile Virus and 66 mortalities reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nationwide, officials are calling the recent West Nile virus outbreak the largest ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Malaria parasites evolving in vaccinated laboratory mice become more virulent, according to research at Penn State University. The mice were injected with a critical component of several candidate human malaria ...
Medical research Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The incidence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in the United States is increasing and is associated with follicular infection, most commonly follic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Dozens of pet birds smuggled from southern China into Taiwan tested positive for the deadly H5N1 avian flu virus and were destroyed, Taiwanese authorities said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new monitoring approach developed by researchers from The Miriam Hospital could close a major gap by providing the ability to track whether HIV-positive prisoners are getting the community-based HIV care they need once ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) A deadly form of a common childhood illness has been linked to the mysterious child deaths in Cambodia that sparked alarm after a cause could not immediately be determined, health officials said ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
China faces a "serious epidemic" of drug-resistant tuberculosis according to the first-ever nationwide estimate of the size of the problem there, said a US-published study on Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0