A lack of cooperation between tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS programs is causing deaths from the two diseases in many countries.
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Black patients with end-stage renal or kidney disease who live in poorer neighborhoods are 56% less likely than whites to be added to a transplant waiting list.
Poor housing quality and overcrowding are associated with poverty, specific ethnic groups and increased susceptibility tuberculosis infection.
Two new clinical reports shed light on why some people suffer from recurrent episodes of idiopathic anaphylaxis.
Hong Kong Department of Health confirmed a case of meningococcal infection, a communicable disease transmitted by direct contact with infected persons' droplets.
Life is 11 years shorter for a citizen in a country in the Commonwealth of Independent States than for his or her counterpart in a European Union country, mainly owing to noncommunicable diseases and injuries.
The failure of the UK to introduce universal hepatitis B immunisation means that most UK citizens are susceptible to infection, warns an infectious diseases expert in this week's BMJ.
Abbott scientists presented pre-clinical data demonstrating that a single molecule with two antibody functions can target two disease-causing agents.
The worst epidemic in the Americas of chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and respiratory diseases?
AcroMetrix launched of the PeliSpy Chagas Disease Positive Control.
BioMS Medicals' trial of MBP8298 in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) has completed a safety analysis and recommended that the trial continue as per the protocol.
Study found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prevalent in Canadian pig farms and pig farmers, pointing to animal agriculture as a source of the deadly bacteria.
Conatus Pharmaceuticals reported positive preclinical results on its lead compound, CTS-1027 in multiple models of hepatitis, an inflammatory liver disease.
Member States backed a Commission Decision on protection measures due to foot-and-mouth disease in Cyprus.
Surgeons at have performed the first incisionless operations in the United States using a device recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration to stop gastroesophageal reflux disease.
R1626, one of Roche's new investigational drugs for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, has shown promising antiviral activity.
91 percent of patients treated with BARACLUDE suppressed the amount of hepatitis B virus in the blood, or viral load, to undetectable levels.
Nearly one of every five patients who develop an invasive infection from methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) died in 2005, underscoring the need for better infection control within American communities.
Dramatic progress in the detection of horrendous genetic diseases in days-old human embryos is opening new frontiers in reproductive medicine.
Researchers have pinpointed a specific immune deficiency as the likely fundamental cause of ulcerative colitis, a chronic.
The majority of patients dying following MRSA infection had significant underlying chronic medical conditions and had short life expectancies, irrespective of their MRSA infection.
HPA publishes report on the MRSA blood poisoning and Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection figures.
Public facilities can now turn to Zep for help in combating the spread of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.
Many people living with multiple sclerosis who experience visual, dexterity, and cognitive challenges report that technology plays a vital role in helping them live with the disease.
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