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Research is providing valuable knowledge about adenoviruses, a family of viruses responsible for a number of human illnesses ranging from respiratory illness to gastroenteritis, conjunctivitis, cystitis, encephalitis and sometimes death.
Researchers have identified a compound that may lead to a treatment that could protect against the effects of Huntington's Disease (HD).
Blood test detects cellular immune responses to proteins specifically associated with tuberculosis infection.
Six-month sustained progression of disability at two years in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).
Toll common chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and hypertension take on American workers.
Top international health authorities are urging new efforts to bolster disease surveillance in the Americas.
Malaria remains a formidable challenge for the countries of the Americas and more action is needed to improve national control programs to reduce the burden of the disease.
A painful and debilitating condition that affects patients with kidney failure may be more common than previously believed and appears to be strongly associated with prior exposure.
In a massive vaccine campaign being launched in Armenia, around 1 million children and adults will be vaccinated against measles and rubella during the first two weeks of October.
American Liver Foundation (ALF) observed Liver Awareness Month by releasing 12 tips to combat liver disease, which affects 30 million Americans.
Congress urged to pass legislation protecting the Medicare benefits of those who rely on complex medical equipment and technology, including tens of thousands with progressive neuromuscular diseases.
More than ever, people need to take measures to prevent rodent infestations from occurring in their businesses and homes.
ZymoGenetics, Merck Serono Receive FDA Protocol Assessment For Atacicept Pivotal Study In Lupus Nephritis
ZymoGenetics, Merck Serono have reached agreement with FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) to conduct a pivotal clinical trial with the investigational new drug atacicept for the treatment of patients with lupus nephritis.
Georgia Cares program is reminding Medicare beneficiaries to talk to their healthcare providers about getting vaccinated to prevent them from getting the flu and the pneumococcal disease.
Pharmasset has commenced dosing in a Phase 1 study of R7128 in combination with Pegasys plus Copegus in up to 75 treatment-naive patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus genotype 1.
Current level of infection in mosquitoes has not been detected since 2003, when Chatham County had 9 human cases of West Nile Virus and one death.
FDA approved Lamisil Oral Granules for the treatment of tinea capitis, a fungal infection of the scalp, in children ages 4 years and older.
A painful and debilitating condition that affects patients with kidney failure may be more common than previously believed and appears to be strongly associated with prior exposure to certain contrast agents used in imaging studies.
Research on the genetic make-up and biology of the parasite Giardia lamblia that ultimately may lead to better diagnosis and treatment of the diarrhea disease giardiasis, which affects 200 million people every year.
A major new campaign to fight chronic disease in the Caribbean is getting underway in an effort to stem the worst epidemic of chronic diseases.
A group of health care policy experts announced the formation of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease.
Multiple Sclerosis sufferers, who have found little benefit from drug treatments, are finding success in a diet that targets five food triggers.
Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative (PDVI) and Inviragen partner to help develop and make a dengue vaccine widely available for the global prevention of dengue fever.
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