Navigation Links
Study Shows Cholera Can be Controlled With Oral Vaccines
Date:11/26/2007

Endemic cholera is a bacterial infection of the small intestine that causes acute, watery diarrhea. If untreated, it can lead to potentially fatal dehydration. Although advances in rehydration therapy have made cholera a treatable disease in areas with sufficient medical care, it remains a fatal condition among the world's most impoverished populations. The disease is caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with a comma-shaped bacterium called Vibrio cholerae.

Co-authors on the paper included researchers from Emory University in Atlanta; the International Vaccine Institute in Seoul, Korea; and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research in Bangladesh.

"These important findings stem from the recent recognition that oral vaccines against cholera confer herd protection -- protection of nonvaccinated neighbors of vaccinated persons," said John Clemens, M.D., director-general of the International Vaccine Institute and paper co-author. "I believe this study will have an impact on the public-health community's approach to controlling cholera," he said.

The research was supported by the Diseases of the Most Impoverished (DOMI) Program of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS), and the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, our interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our researchers, including three Nobel laureates, bring a relentless pursuit and passion for health, knowledge and hope to their work and to the world. For more information, please visit fhcrc.org.

PLoS Medicine is an open-access journal. Everything it publishes is freely available for anyone to read, download, distribute and re-use. Below is a link to the PLoS Medici
'/>"/>

SOURCE Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
2. New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
3. Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
4. Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinsons symptoms
5. Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
6. Preclinical study suggests organ-transplant drug may aid in lupus fight
7. Ability to cope with stress can increase good cholesterol in older white men, study finds
8. High alcohol consumption increases stroke risk, Tulane study says
9. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
10. Pitt study finds inequality in tobacco advertising
11. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/21/2014)... Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 ... of head lice, who do they call? The new answer ... Leon Blvd, Coral Gables FL 33134, their newest treatment center ... eradicate this pest quickly, conveniently and without the use of ... Grand Opening is scheduled for January 1, 2015. Like the ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 The ... 1,400 in a consolidated litigation underway in New Jersey, ... a total of 1,375 claims involving the birth control ... Court. These lawsuits were filed by women who allege ... have led to uterine perforations and other complications they ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 ... discussing some of the issues and systemic barriers for ... ITU World Paratriathlon Champion. Scheidies has a condition called ... over time. He describes how he adapted his athletic ... to use his success in triathlon to pioneer the ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Virginia (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 Concept Plus, ... and engineering firm headquartered in Fairfax, VA., today announced ... of its Fast 50 list, which ranks the fastest growing ... rate from 2009 to 2013. , This is the first ... and it ranked # 20 with a 95.92% compound annual ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 ... with the healthcare sector have benefited the Massage ... Given the discretionary characteristics of industry products, the anticipated ... the five-year period has provided consumers with the means ... adults that have received a massage in a given ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:All-Natural Florida Lice Removal Company Opens New Lice Treatment Salon In South Florida 2Health News:Mirena Lawsuits Approach 1,400 in Bergen County Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Mirena Lawsuits Approach 1,400 in Bergen County Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Disability in Sports on SCI TV with Triathlon World Champ Aaron Scheidies 2Health News:Disability in Sports on SCI TV with Triathlon World Champ Aaron Scheidies 3Health News:Concept Plus, LLC. Named One of Washington Technology’s Fast 50 2Health News:Massage Services in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Massage Services in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3
... Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic obstructive pulmonary ... die from cardiovascular disease or other conditions that are not ... suggests that doctors need to be more aware of these ... is known. In recent years, the average age of ...
... Ky. (Jan. 24, 2011) - Linda J. Van Eldik, director ... been awarded a $750,000 grant to further her research into ... the Edward N. And Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation, and ... Discovery Research to be given in the U.S. in 2010. ...
... SUNDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga may be becoming ... People have been practicing yoga for millennia to improve their ... philosophy have kept the exercise discipline firmly within the realm ... scientific evidence is building the case that the spiritual balance ...
... Reporter , MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- The anti-estrogen ... ago may also reduce the risk of dying from lung ... Jan. 24 online edition of the journal Cancer , ... women who already had breast cancer. However, the results ...
... the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief ... women are screened for chlamydia at a significantly higher ... rates may contribute to nationwide reporting of higher rates ... The research, which used data from more than ...
... This release is available in ... scientist Dr. Timothy Geary received a $1-million grant today ... derived from African biodiversity. Grand Challenges Canada, Canada,s ... Research and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Increasingly, Other Ailments Prove Fatal for People With COPD 2Health News:Yoga's Spiritual Balance May Boost Health 2Health News:Yoga's Spiritual Balance May Boost Health 3Health News:Breast Cancer Drug May Also Help Lung Cancer Patients 2Health News:Young minority women screened at higher rate for chlamydia than young white women 2Health News:McGill awarded $1-million grant to address debilitating parasitic diseases in the developing world 2Health News:McGill awarded $1-million grant to address debilitating parasitic diseases in the developing world 3
(Date:12/17/2014)... NEW YORK , Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... resonance imaging (MRI), the MRI market is seeing ... cardiovascular and breast MRI scans account for the ... providing a higher resolution of images, which are creating ... resonance imaging (MRI) market is growing at a ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014  IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IG; "IGI" ... offering of $125 million aggregate principal amount of 3.75% ... were offered and sold only to qualified institutional buyers ... 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The ... per year, payable semiannually in arrears on June 15 ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... December 15, 2014 ... 19. und 20. Februar sind alle akkreditierten ... MEDICINE ECOSYSTEM PARTNER PROGRAMM ™ 2015 in ... Diese Tagung soll dazu beitragen, ... geben, die neue profitablen Unternehmensdienstleistungen, die für ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 2Kalorama: 3T Advancements Bringing New Growth to the MRI Market 3IGI Laboratories Announces Closing of $125 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019 2IGI Laboratories Announces Closing of $125 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019 3IGI Laboratories Announces Closing of $125 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019 4Symposium über Aegates Ecosystem-Partner-Programm für sichere Medikamente vom 19. - 20. Februar 2015 in Amsterdam 2
... 12, 2007,/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data analyses from the ... in the renal,anemia arena provide efficacy and ... for the treatment of,renal anemia associated with ... and not on dialysis. Three data analyses ...
... * Glivec found to dramatically reduce the risk ... (GIST) , * Patients receiving placebo in this ... regulatory submissions planned for use of Glivec as,adjuvant ... tumor , * Glivec already approved as effective ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Data Analyses Outline Efficacy and Safety of Mircera for the,Treatment of Renal Anemia Associated With Chronic Kidney Disease 2Data Analyses Outline Efficacy and Safety of Mircera for the,Treatment of Renal Anemia Associated With Chronic Kidney Disease 3Data Analyses Outline Efficacy and Safety of Mircera for the,Treatment of Renal Anemia Associated With Chronic Kidney Disease 4Positive Results Prompt US National Cancer Institute to Make Glivec,Available to Patients in Post-Surgical GIST Study 2Positive Results Prompt US National Cancer Institute to Make Glivec,Available to Patients in Post-Surgical GIST Study 3Positive Results Prompt US National Cancer Institute to Make Glivec,Available to Patients in Post-Surgical GIST Study 4Positive Results Prompt US National Cancer Institute to Make Glivec,Available to Patients in Post-Surgical GIST Study 5Positive Results Prompt US National Cancer Institute to Make Glivec,Available to Patients in Post-Surgical GIST Study 6
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
The Optima III line of laparoscopic hand instruments provides a well-crafted set of instruments designed for strength and durability....
Medicine Products: