Navigation Links
SARS research confirms link to animals

Chinese scientists compared the genetic makeup of viral particles isolated from humans with SARS with a virus found in wild animals recently captured //and being held in a retail food market.

The animals were found to have a corona virus that was 99.8 percent genetically identical to a virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, in humans.

Their findings suggest that the markets provide a venue for the animal (corona virus) viruses to amplify and transmit to new hosts, including humans and this is critically important from the point of view of public health.

The researchers found the virus in civets, raccoon-dogs and ferret badgers that were offered for sale as food in a market in Shenzhen, but said it is not clear if these animals were the natural source of the virus.

"It is conceivable that (the market animals) were all infected from another, as yet unknown animal source which is in fact the true reservoir in nature," the researchers said. They also tested merchants in the market and found that eight of 20 wild animal traders and three of 15 workers who slaughter the animals had antibodies to the virus. Only 5 percent of the vegetable traders in the same market had the viral antibodies. None of those tested, however, reported symptoms of SARS in the past six months.

Ban on some animals lifted
The study was conducted by 18 researchers from the University of Hong Kong, and from two government health agencies.

SARS was first recognized in the Guangdong Province in China in November. It spread to Hong Kong in February and eventually to more than 30 other countries. More than 7,900 people worldwide developed SARS and more than 800 died.

The disease subsided in June, but health experts fear it could re-emerge this fall as the weather turns colder. A SARS infection can cause flu-like symptoms, including a high fever and head and body aches. Some patients develop congestion and have
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Stem cell research- now Nobel Laureates join the debate
2. Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research
3. Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.
4. Stem cell research
5. Gene researchers make Malaria-resistant mosquito
6. Novel research on liver cancer
7. Space research leads to needle-free blood tests
8. New turn in stem cell research
9. Calcium Supplementation May Not Actually Prevent colon cancer say researchers
10. AIDS research and genetics...
11. Researchers at Cornell University as been reported using research fund by false claims
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: SARS research confirms link animals

(Date:8/30/2014)... The therapeutic benefit of revascularisation in coronary artery ... revascularisation guidelines presented at ESC Congress by joint ... the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and Professor ... Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS). The joint guidelines are published ... (1), on the ESC Website (2), in EuroIntervention ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... August 29, 2014 The Enchant Him review ... new program actually is a system that promises to teach ... was created by Carrie Engel, who actually is a popular ... users will get the best advices out there, Carrie worked ... , This new program is a simple to use ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Cancer ... loved ones and caretakers. Author Eddie M. Leung knows the ... cholangiocarcinoma or bile duct cancer, a very rare and ... That Changed My Life” (published by Xlibris), he shares a ... importantly, he imparts a survivor’s testimony that this disease can ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... The Fibroids Miracle review indicates that this is a new ... and powerful results. It actually claims to be able to ... 12 hours. The method promises to lead to a permanent ... on a 3 step method that has never been revealed ... was in fact created by someone who had an important ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... According to the latest review published by DailyGossip.org, ... quickly, safely and naturally. The new method promises great efficiency ... too. , Daily Gossip writes in its Flat Belly ... patients how to eliminate the extra pounds, it will also ... comes to body modeling. , The method reveals some ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ESC/EACTS revascularization guidelines stress benefit of revascularization in stable CAD 2Health News:ESC/EACTS revascularization guidelines stress benefit of revascularization in stable CAD 3Health News:Enchant Him Review Reveals Unique Relationship Tips for Women 2Health News:Eddie M. Leung Shares His Testimony As a Survivor of Cancer 2Health News:Eddie M. Leung Shares His Testimony As a Survivor of Cancer 3Health News:Fibroids Miracle Review Exposes Amanda Leto’s 3-Step Holistic System 2Health News:Flat Belly Forever Review Exposes the Way to Eliminate Body Fat Easily 2
... According to a research it was found that radiotherapy given ... against breast cancer//. The researchers from UK and US said ... the recurrence of cancer when compared to the conventional regime ... of the 10-year trial which was funded by the Cancer ...
... with stimulant medications rather than nonstimulant medications or ... such as mixed amphetamine salts (MAS) and methylphenidates ... medications such as modafinil. ,This conclusion is ... representing the past 25 years of research involving ...
... mobilisation against the disease in the last five years, frustrating ... UN says in advance of a review conference. ,A ... are scheduled to meet Wednesday-Friday at UN headquarters to assess ... General Assembly to try to reverse the epidemic by 2010. ...
... of genetically caused diseases from type 1 diabetes to alopecia, ... system, autoimmune disease can be understood//. ,By age ... infection of the skin and/or mucous membrane and adrenal gland ... in the Aire gene) and nearly about 16 autoimmune diseases ...
... were suffered, was caused by distinctly personal habits and ... do but to suffer in silence. Others like constipation, ... limiting some of their day-to-day activities. ,Researches ... modification instead of taking variety of drugs. ...
... statistics regarding the use of tobacco amongst teenagers, which has ... tobacco and its products. , ,These figures were made ... World No Tobacco Day; on May 31st. This years theme ... or disguise,'' conveying cigarette smoking in any form is extremely ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Stimulant Medications More Effective In Treating ADHD Than Nonstimulants 2Health News:Global War Against AIDS May Fail Target, Warns UN 2Health News:Autoimmune Diseases – Newer Preventive Measure 2Health News:Autoimmune Diseases – Newer Preventive Measure 3Health News:Silence Puts Comfort For Digestive Syndrome 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... Mass. , Aug. 29, 2014  A ... prospective, multinational study on stent removability and preliminary ... has been published in the August issue of ... multinational study 1 is being conducted in ... of fully covered self-expanding metal stents (FCSEMS) after ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Research ... "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2014-2017" report ... aging population and rising proportion of reimbursement for medical ... effectively released, with its scale presenting a CAGR of ... products are three product segments of orthopedic instruments in ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Research ... "Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment ... Research and Development Trend Forecast of ... 2014-2018 mainly analyzes China,s pharmaceutical ... supply & demand, competition landscape, and business performance of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Boston Scientific Study Published In Gastroenterology Reports Successful Management Of Benign Biliary Strictures With Fully Covered Metal Stents 2Boston Scientific Study Published In Gastroenterology Reports Successful Management Of Benign Biliary Strictures With Fully Covered Metal Stents 3Boston Scientific Study Published In Gastroenterology Reports Successful Management Of Benign Biliary Strictures With Fully Covered Metal Stents 4China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2014-2017 2Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment Market in China, 2014-2018 2
... BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 22, 2011 In a ... of diazepam (NRL-1) achieved positive clinical results in ... was designed and manufactured at Particle Sciences.  In ... pharmacokinetic profile comparable to that reported in the ...
... The National Association of Public Hospitals and Health ... community for employees at its member hospitals, becoming one of ... Within3 online collaborative community. For the first time, NAPH ... local issues in an online forum, enabling continuous feedback and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Particle Sciences Develops Proprietary Nasal Delivery Formulation Used in Neurelis' Recently Announced Successful Phase I Pharmacokinetic Study of NRL-01 (intranasal diazepam) 2National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems to Galvanize Member Relationships on Within3 2National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems to Galvanize Member Relationships on Within3 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: