Wide state-to-state variations in laws regulating vaccinations for health care workers and patients, setting the stage for future research to determine whether more laws could serve as effective tools to combat infectious diseases.
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Disease and Condition
Boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy were able to walk on their own for a longer period of time and reduce their risk of scoliosis as a result of receiving daily steroid treatments for several years.
Cordis Neurovascular announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Humanitarian Device Exemption approval for the CORDIS ENTERPRISE Vascular Reconstruction Device and Delivery System for use with embolic coils in the treatment of wide-neck intracranial aneurysms.
FDA today announced the approval of Neupro (rotigotine transdermal system), a skin patch designed to treat symptoms of early Parkinson's disease.
U.S. and Indian health officials have renewed the Indo-U.S. Vaccine Action Program, a 20-year-old bilateral collaboration supporting research on vaccines, immunology and related biomedical issues.
People infected with the hepatitis C virus are at an increased risk of developing certain lymphomas (cancers of the lymphatic system).
In A Market Of Injectables, Differences In Convenience Can Greatly Influence Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Choice
Decision Resources finds that in a market of injectables, differences in convenience can greatly influence treatment choice, particularly for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients who frequently are reluctant to inject.
Two cases of hepatitis A have been identified in employees of the "Pizza Ranch" restaurant in Slayton, Minnesota, in Murray County.
The Florida Department of Health celebrates Osteoporosis Prevention Month throughout May.
The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating two cases of hepatitis A in food workers at a Pizza Ranch restaurant in Slayton Minnesota.
Penn researchers find two forms of the Lou Gehrig's disease biochemically different.
International experts in the fields of health and infectious diseases have joined forces to raise awareness and encourage global prevention of pneumococcal disease, the world's leading vaccine-preventable killer of children and adults worldwide.
A new drug under investigation shows a reduction in disease activity in multiple sclerosis (MS).
UCLA researchers have edited a first-of-its-kind report on the impact of urologic diseases, which found that Americans spend nearly $11 billion annually on medical care for these conditions.
Parkinson's disease is well-known for its progression of motor disorders: stiffness, slowness, tremors, difficulties walking and talking.
RENAISSANCE trial demonstrates durable results for Company's Express SD Renal Stent in treating hypertensive patients with severe renal artery stenosis.
ARC Pharmaceuticals announced that key patents relating to ARC's lead product candidate for the prevention and treatment of surgical adhesions, were recently issued or granted in several territories.
The patents are assigned to UBC and ARC previously in-licensed these technologies through an exclusive worldwide license agreement with UBC.
Summit On Behavioral Telehealth To Explore Leading-Edge Telemedicine Applications To Manage Diseases
The Inaugural Summit on Behavioral Telehealth change behavior and manage diseases.
I Dr. Kanti Daya believes that new strains of tuberculosis could be a devastating weapon in the hands of suicide terrorists.
The Florida Department of Health celebrates the first day of National Hepatitis Awareness Month with Hepatitis Day at the Capitol.
With much of the country experiencing tumultuous weather during the early parts of spring, protecting against West Nile virus may require some extra attention, thought and planning this year.
VNUS Medical announced the recent launch of the VNUS ClosureFAST catheter, a major advance in the treatment of the underlying cause of varicose veins.
Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, type II diabetes, the human version of mad cow disease and other degenerative diseases are more closely related at the molecular level than many scientists realized.
3M and Gen-Probe to develop and commercialize rapid, easy-to-use nucleic acid tests to detect certain dangerous healthcare-associated infections such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Children and adults from various counties and schools districts have become ill with norovirus symptoms throughout the week while attending Howell Nature Center located in Marion Township, Livingston County.
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust would like to refute the very misleading article by John Geoghegan in this week's East Grinstead Observer.
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