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A 10-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, the World Health Organization said Monday, the country's third fatality from the virulent disease this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A two-year-old boy has died of bird flu in Indonesia, the health ministry said, bringing the country's death toll from the virulent disease this year to seven.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A 17-year old construction worker has died of bird flu on Indonesia's Lombok island, the sixth death from the virulent disease this year, a health ministry official said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A top Taiwan agriculture official stepped down Sunday amid allegations he covered up bird flu outbreaks, a day after authorities said they had culled thousands of chickens.
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Taiwan's authorities said Saturday they had culled nearly 58,000 chickens following the latest outbreak of the less virulent strain of bird flu.
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While some scientists report engineering a super virulent strain of the H5N1 influenza virus, which could potentially wipe out a significant percentage of the human population, another group of researchers from the United ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A short burst of low voltage alternating current can effectively eradicate E. coli bacteria growing on the surface of even heavily contaminated beef, according to a study published in the International Journal of Food Safe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
New guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology will help physicians better choose seizure drugs for people on HIV/AIDS medication, avoiding deadly drug interactions and preventing critical anti-HIV ...
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After 70 years, antibiotics are still the primary treatment for halting the spread of bacterial infections. But the prevalence of antibiotic resistance is now outpacing the rate of new drug discovery and approval.
Medical research Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Guided by insights into how mice recover after H1N1 flu, researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, together with researchers at A*STAR of Singapore, have cloned three distinct ...
Medical research Oct 27, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Antivirulence drugs disarm pathogens rather than kill them, and although they could be effective in theory, antivirulence drugs have never been tested in humans. A new study to be published in the online journal mBio on Tue ...
Medical research Oct 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
An attenuated, or weakened, strain of Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria can be used as a vaccine to prevent or reduce the severity of trachoma, the world's leading cause of infectious blindness, suggest findings from a Nati ...
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An E.coli outbreak in Germany that killed more than 50 people this year has ended, health authorities said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have discovered a way to block the damaging actions of Chlamydia, the bacteria responsible for the largest number of sexually transmitted infections in the United States.
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On July 8, at approximately 11:26 a.m. EDT, the space shuttle Atlantis will streak skyward from the Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A, for one last mission. While the STS-135 flight marks the end of the ...
Medical research Jul 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0