Navigation Links
Researchers Find Surprising Pattern of Influenza Spread in South,America and Tropics

t.

Brazil is nearly the same size as the United States. However, most of Brazil's territory lies in the tropical belt. This aspect makes the study valuable since less is known about the circulation of influenza viruses at these latitudes and how epidemics bridge and annually alternate between both hemispheres following the winter seasons.

Given the range of latitude encompassed by Brazil which crosses the equatorial and the southern tropic lines and using sophisticated mathematical analytical tools, the researchers studied the mortality data of influenza and pneumonia from two decades, together with laboratory confirmed data from recent years.

Both sets of independent data sources converged to show that, surprisingly, in Brazil influenza epidemics do not spread from where the highest human population densities are found, but rather from the equator towards more populous regions of the Southeast and South of Brazil.

The study, supported by FIC, results from a collaboration among researchers in different parts of the world. Study authors are Wladimir J. Alonso (FIC), Cécile Viboud (FIC), Lone Simonsen (NIAID), Eduardo W. Hirano (Mechanical Engineering Department, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil), Luciane Z. Daufenbach (Secretariat of Health Surveillance, Ministry of Health, Brasília, Brazil), and Mark A. Miller (FIC).

FIC <http://www.fic.nih.gov>, the international component of the NIH, addresses global health challenges through innovative and collaborative research and training programs and supports and advances the NIH mission through international partnerships.

NIAID <http://www.niaid.nih.gov> is a component of the National Institutes of Health. NIAID supports basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose and treat infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and other
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. NIEHS Researchers Identify Enzyme Critical in DNA Replication
2. Stanford Researchers Find Brain Pathway of Depression in Rats
3. Researchers Discover Method for Identifying How Cancer Evades the Immune System
4. Researchers Discover Gene For Rare Skin Disorder
5. Prolexys Pharmaceuticals and Columbia University Researchers Publish Study on Anti-Tumor Properties of a Selective Small Molecule Anti-Tumor Agent With Novel Mechanism of Action
6. NCI Researchers Discover Genes That Are Turned on at High Levels in Tumor-associated Blood Vessels of Mice and Humans
7. Stanford Researchers Track Human Stem Cells Transplanted Into Rat Brain
8. Dasatinib Shows High Early Response Rate as First Treatment for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, M. D. Anderson Researchers Report
9. World First Medical Treatment Announced by Researchers at Queen Mary University London and University of Leicester
10. Researchers Urge Caution in Using ESAs for Cancer-Related Anemia
11. Researchers Identify New Genetic Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
(Date:8/28/2014)... , Aug. 28, 2014 Tianyin Pharmaceutical ... a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, ... active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today updates the timeline ... Facility (QLF). The Company is ... dataset for China Food & Drug Administration,s (CFDA) ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Academy Leadership, ... service academy graduates, has published a case study ... Leadership Excellence Course . In September and October ... Course to Albuquerque , Indianapolis , ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/140814 ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Aug. 28, 2014 Nonin Medical, Inc., the ... noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced that the Food and ... OEM/eHealth finger pulse oximeter for use in ... plugs into a telemedicine hub or kiosk through a ... in pediatric to adult patients. The Model 3231 received ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TPI Submits Dataset for GMP Inspection at Qionglai Facility (QLF) 2Academy Leaders Publishes Case Study on Work with Global Pharmaceutical Company 2Academy Leaders Publishes Case Study on Work with Global Pharmaceutical Company 3Academy Leaders Publishes Case Study on Work with Global Pharmaceutical Company 4Academy Leaders Publishes Case Study on Work with Global Pharmaceutical Company 5Nonin Medical Announces FDA Clearance of Nonin Model 3231 USB Pulse Oximeter 2
... 10, 2011 Key Equipment Finance , one ... an affiliate of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY ) ... exclusive, long term, program agreement with Hitachi Medical ... U.S. distributor of Hitachi Medical Corporation,s diagnostic imaging products. ...
... Jan. 7, 2011 Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference has been rescheduled for 9:00 ... St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Questcor was originally scheduled ... 2011. Don M. Bailey, President and Chief Executive Officer, will ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Key Equipment Finance Enters Long-Term Program Agreement With Hitachi Medical Systems America 2Key Equipment Finance Enters Long-Term Program Agreement With Hitachi Medical Systems America 3
(Date:8/28/2014)... HORNE LLP has laid out the ... The $67 million firm has more than feel-good emotions ... in the balance. , Described by experts in the ... of Baby Boomers creating succession issues, poor leadership development ... creating culture wars within firms that are threatening the ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... third of women who are given information about the ... may not fully understand the risks involved, according to ... (BJC) , today (Friday). , In a survey of ... College London (UCL) found that 64 per cent felt ... the chance that screening will pick up cancers that ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Worth, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... National Recovery Month throughout September. This month will ... addiction treatment and mental health services. Along with ... Treatment Group is helping to spread the word ... began in 1989, honoring the work of treatment ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 2014 Millennium Treatment Group has noticed ... the workplace. A recent report from the National ... that drug abuse is costing employers an estimated $81 ... addicted to drugs affect their employers and the company ... the workplace, causing expensive problems for their employers, such ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 28, ... may worsen symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study ... as vitamin D, smoking and Epstein Barr virus infection. Our ... factor affecting MS patients," said lead researcher Dr. Mauricio Farez, ... Aires. Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the nervous ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:HORNE LLP Proclaims War on Accounting Firm Culture 2Health News:Some women still don't underststand 'overdiagnosis' risk in breast screening 2Health News:Millennium Treatment Group Celebrates National Recovery Month 2Health News:Drug Use Causes Problems in the Workplace 2Health News:Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients? 2Health News:Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients? 3
... Reporter , THURSDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- More young ... men are engaging in same-sex encounters, according to a new ... statistics compiled from interviews with 13,500 men and women aged ... also indicates that more than half of young people under ...
... will hold its 111th General Meeting May 21-24, ... will feature approximately 3,000 individual scientific presentations spanning ... attendance of 10,000. Microbiologists study living organisms ... to human and animal health, agriculture, the environment ...
... 3 (HealthDay News) -- The brain,s so-called reward center actually ... experiences causing fear, finds a new study in mice. ... may help explain why some people are thrill-seekers. Pleasurable ... off a bridge, can trigger the production of dopamine, a ...
... HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- A new ... a position thought to pose a risk for SIDS -- have ... on their backs. The discovery suggests that a lack of ... at a higher risk of sudden infant death syndrome while sleeping: ...
... Medicine have discovered that a natural product isolated from a ... or lei gong teng, and used for hundreds of years ... gene control machinery in the cell. The report, published as ... Chemical Biology, suggests that the natural product could be ...
... Unexpected results from a Scripps Research Institute and ModGene, ... to the liver instead of the brain as the source ... with this devastating condition. The findings could offer a relatively ... was published online today in The Journal of Neuroscience ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:More Young People Delay Sex, Try Oral Sex First, CDC Says 2Health News:More Young People Delay Sex, Try Oral Sex First, CDC Says 3Health News:American Society for Microbiology to host 111th General Meeting in New Orleans 2Health News:Research Uncovers Clue to SIDS 2Health News:Solving a traditional Chinese medicine mystery 2Health News:Solving a traditional Chinese medicine mystery 3Health News:Scripps Research study points to liver, not brain, as origin of Alzheimer's plaques 2Health News:Scripps Research study points to liver, not brain, as origin of Alzheimer's plaques 3Health News:Scripps Research study points to liver, not brain, as origin of Alzheimer's plaques 4
PDA application containing all 7,000+ Physicians' Current Procedural Terminology codes developed by the American Medical Association....
PDA application contains 15,000+ ICD-9-CM Diagnosis codes....
Contains the most common procedures from all orthopedic sub-specialties organized by body area....
Athouritative, on the spot answers for acute care and consultations....
Medicine Products: