750 mg tablets administered once-daily for five days is as effective as standard therapy of ciprofloxacin (400/500 mg) for 10 days for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and acute pyelonephritis.
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Disease and Condition
Subtle signs can help doctors predict that a person will develop Huntington's disease in the next few years.
The countries of the Americas face a looming health crisis as their populations age and suffer increasingly from chronic diseases.
US$ 58 million GAVI contribution to prevent highly contagious yellow fever disease in 12 West African nations.
A mosquito sample collected in Tazewell County has been confirmed as positive for West Nile virus.
The fight against yellow fever and dengue fever was advanced by an international team of researchers led by J. Craig Venter Institute that sequenced the Aedes aegypti genome, the mosquito that carries these deadly diseases.
Scientists have created two mouse strains that will permit researchers to trace, in a live animal, the activity of an enzyme believed to play a crucial role both in the normal immune response as well as autoimmunity and B cell tumor development.
New York State will kick off Lyme Disease Awareness Month today by participating in a "tick dragging" exercise in Columbia County to highlight the need for Lyme disease prevention.
Many Iowans head to the swimming pool, aquatic park or a lake to catch a break from the summer heat, not to catch a recreational water illness.
the cellular self-digesting process of autophagy can protect genome integrity - lending new insight into the seemingly contradictory roles of autophagy as both a cell survival and tumor suppressor pathway.
Indiana mosquito pool has tested positive for the West Nile virus in Indiana.
The Department of Health is issuing the latest information about the numbers of known cases of Creutzfeldt Jakob disease.
Chronic disease is the number one cause of death in the United States and the greatest threat to the US health care system.
Polymer Technology Systems announced they have a new test strip available; the Metabolic Chemistry Panel, to check three of the main indicators for metabolic syndrome -- triglycerides, glucose, and HDL Cholesterol.
A rally at the U.S. Capitol will feature lawmakers, autoimmune patients and medical experts to highlight May 2007 as national Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month.
Mosquito samples collected in DuPage County have been confirmed as the first positive test results in Illinois this year for West Nile virus.
The Nassau County Department of Health reminds residents that they may be placing themselves at risk of exposure to Lyme disease.
April showers bring May flowers - not to mention great breeding sites for mosquitoes that can carry West Nile Virus.
Residents of Dona Ana County cautioned to be vigilant during mosquito season, and to take precautions to reduce the chance of contracting West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases.
The Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services has begun its statewide surveillance for West Nile Virus in wild birds.
The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development released results from the first comprehensive study of the dynamics of the global Tuberculosis drug market that offers a detailed analysis of how today's TB medicines reach patients around the world, and an estimate of the value of the global market for first-line TB treatments.
Under the slogan, "Prevent. Protect. Immunize", Azerbaijan's First Lady launched Immunization Week in Azerbaijan, at the Children's Baku City Polyclinic No.1.
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services urged Missourians who will be working in or near the flooded waters to make sure their immunizations are up-to-date, especially for tetanus.
PIDAC has prepared a best practices document for the prevention and control of C. difficile and a best practice document on Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization in health care settings.
With the warm sunshine and hot temperatures of summer only weeks away, the Middlesex-London Health Unit officially launched its annual West Nile Virus Surveillance program in Strathroy.
The Middlesex-London Health Unit will kick off its 2007 West Nile Virus program on Thursday, May 10th, with a "behind the scenes" look at the surveillance process, from dipping for samples to laboratory analysis using microscopes linked to television monitors.
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