The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population has informed WHO of three new human cases of avian influenza A(H5N1) virus infection.
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Children's Hospital Boston says of the 34 employees who were tested at the state lab, 14 reported cough as part of their illness, and of these 14, one person had paroxysmal cough and none had whoop, apnea, or post tussive emesis (vomiting after coughing).
This research sheds completely new light on Dengue's pathological treatment strategy.
The hepatitis C virus turns on human immune defenses upon entering the body but also turns off those defenses by manipulating interaction of key cellular proteins.
Latent infection with tuberculosis is common and some infected people develop the active form of the disease.
Erythrocyte G may therefore be a novel antimalarial target; in addition, drugs antagonising erythrocyte Gs could be used in combination therapies with existing antimalarial drugs.
An experimental vaccine could, eliminate malaria from entire geographic regions, by eradicating the malaria parasite from an area's mosquitoes.
HHS based the decision on its determination that VaxGen "failed to successfully cure the condition endangering performance and failed to" meet a milestone imposed by HHS that required VaxGen to initiate a clinical trial of the vaccine candidate by December 18.
Research into a rare genetic condition called Aicardi Gouti
There is a significant breakthrough in quest to prevent VCJD transmission through blood transfusion, reports Lancet study.
South Korea reports 4th Bird Flu outbreak in poultry in month, while Indonesia claims success against bird flu.
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have successfully isolated nanoparticles from human kidney stones in cell cultures.
Survey respondents report quality of life is largely impacted by the disease for ulcerative colitis patients.
After local children sickened with deadly bacterium, Whilte Memorial Medical Center in L.A. closes the pediatric units.
Partnership between PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative and Sanaria is to accelerate development of a unique malaria vaccine candidate.
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin have identified a novel antiviral peptide that may inhibit influenza viruses including the H5N1 strain.
Researchers from Spain have developed a new test that may rapidly detect the variola virus, the etiological agent of smallpox.
Printed 'bio inks' could revolutionize range of replacement tissues for disease, injury.
Targeting a single gene may lead to drug treatments for osteoporosis.
The GreeneChip is the first tool to provide comprehensive, differential diagnosis of infectious diseases, including those caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites.
Transplanted neural stem cells hold promise for reducing the destruction of dopaminergic cells that occurs in Parkinson's disease.
Bird flu remains a very real threat in Africa and an estimated $1.5 billion is needed to counter avian influenza.
Brain cells derived from human embryonic stem cells improved the condition of rats with Parkinson's like symptoms dramatically, but the treatment caused a significant problem: the appearance of brain tumors.
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