Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mozambique cholera cases jump to 139 a day after outbreak

Cholera cases in Mozambique among survivors of a devastating cyclone have shot up to 139, officials said, as nearly 1 million vaccine doses were rushed to the region and health workers desperately tried to improvise treatment ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera outbreak kills 27 Burundi refugees in Tanzania: UN

At least 27 Burundian refugees fleeing weeks of political violence have died of cholera in Tanzania, the United Nations said Thursday, warning more could die without urgent action.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monoclonal antibody effective against norovirus

Researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) provide the first proof of concept data showing that a monoclonal antibody can neutralize human norovirus. This research, which could one ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research highlights changing epidemiology of Clostridium difficile

A stay in the hospital may not be the only way to acquire Clostridium difficile diarrhea – but the potentially life-threatening infection may be associated with a number of health complications in hospitalized children, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Marqibo approved for rare leukemia

(HealthDay) -- Marqibo (vincristine sulfate liposome injection) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with a rare form of blood and bone marrow cancer, Philadelphia chromosome negative ...

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