News tagged with virus infection
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may have affected humans for much longer than is currently believed. Alfred Roca, an assistant professor in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Nobody wants the common cold as a guest, but the upper respiratory infection keeps knocking at the door, never more frequently than during the winter holiday season.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study published today in the Open Access journal PLOS Pathogens, researchers at Emory University have discovered a potentially important mechanism by which the Ebola virus alters and evades the immune response of its ...
Immunology Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Our immune system does not shut down with age, says a new study led by McMaster University researchers.
Immunology Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
A new study on Monday showed increased HIV infection rates among pregnant women living in areas with high migrant labour in South Africa, the country with one of the world's highest caseloads.
HIV & AIDS Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Infants with severe lower respiratory tract infection caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) may have a dysfunctional innate immune response that relates to the severity of their disease. These are the findings from ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Vaginal microbicide gel may offer a promising strategy for prevention and protection against HIV transmission
A new study shows that a microbicide gel is highly effective in block infection by the AIDS virus in a non-human primate model. In the paper published December 6 in the Open Access journal PLOS Pathogens, Dereuddre-Bosquet and co ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Breakthrough drugs have made it possible for people to live with HIV longer than ever before, but more work must be done to actually cure the disease. One of the challenges researchers face involves fully eradicating the ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP)—Health officials say 1 in 5 new HIV infections occur in a tiny segment of the population—young men who are gay or bisexual.
HIV & AIDS Nov 27, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered that a virus commonly found in dogs may serve as the foundation for the next great breakthrough in human vaccine development.
Medical research Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Each year the flu puts more than 200,000 Americans in the hospital and causes anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths. With the exception of the H1N1 flu (also called swine flu) in 2009, most of these deaths ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—A U.S. task force suggests that people at high risk for the hepatitis C virus should be screened, which includes those with a history of intravenous drug use and those who received blood transfusions ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Another person has died of a mysterious respiratory virus and three more cases have been discovered in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the World Health Organisation said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0