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ViroPharma Announces Initiation Of Non-Toxigenic Clostridium Difficile Phase 1 Program

... NTCD contains the spores of a non-toxin producing strain of C. difficile. "Colonization of the ... goal is to colonize patients with this particular strain of non-toxin producing C. difficile thereby ... exposure is to colonize with this non-toxigenic strain of C. difficile and to prevent colonization by ...

Scientists ID First Human With Gorilla Strain of HIV

... in the West African country of Cameroon carried a strain of the AIDS virus that is closely related to a ... in gorillas. It's not yet clear whether this strain of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is common ... But the Cameroonian woman appears to have a strain that originated in a gorilla, according to the ...

CDC Panel to Recommend Who Should Get Swine Flu Shot

... the twin threats of seasonal flu and the new H1N1 strain will require many people to get shots for both ... in the recent past as the new H1N1 swine flu strain will in all probability re-emerge and cause ... illness and many more deaths caused by this new strain of influenza weighs heavily on our minds -- as ...

Swine Flu Could Eventually Affect 40% of Americans: CDC

... have not changed. They are still the same strain we are seeing here, meaning that the vaccine we are working on is directed against the strain that is still active both here in the U.S. and in ... to Tamiflu, she noted. So far, this resistant strain has not been passed on to anyone else, she said. ...

Dove and Early Canada Goose Seasons to Begin Sept. 1; Game Commission Posts Avian Influenza Information on Website

... to travel far." The highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of avian influenza has not been detected in North ... Europe. At present, the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus does not easily infect ... from person to person. In cases where this strain has infected humans, it is a serious disease. ...

Younger People Appear More at Risk From New Swine Flu

... show that, unlike seasonal flu, the new H1N1 flu strain attacks younger people and can be more severe and ... and also account for some reasons that this strain of flu appears milder than that of other ... believed to be the first case of someone with a strain of swine flu that's resistant to Tamiflu, an ...

Swine Flu Continues to Flare Up, CDC Says

... scientists in Brazil said they'd discovered a new strain of the swine flu virus, according to published reports. But it's not yet clear if the strain is any more dangerous than the original strain that first surfaced in Mexico in April and has ...

New Swine Flu Strain Found in Brazil: Report

... not clear if it's any more dangerous than initial strain WEDNESDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) ... Scientists in Brazil say they've discovered a new strain of the swine flu virus, according to published reports. But it's not yet clear if the strain is any more dangerous than the ...

Researchers identify 4 new targets for breast cancer

... invasion and metastasis. The team took a strain of mice that is highly resistant to breast cancer and then created four transgenic strains, each strain expressing one of the receptors or autotaxin. ... with 45.5 percent of the tumors in the LPA3 strain metastasizing. A number of drugs are in ...

Researchers identify four new targets for breast cancer

... invasion and metastasis. The team took a strain of mice that is highly resistant to breast cancer and then created four transgenic strains, each strain expressing one of the receptors or autotaxin. ... with 45.5 percent of the tumors in the LPA3 strain metastasizing. A number of drugs are in ...

Swine Flu Vaccine Won't Be Ready Until October: CDC

... viruses, which may partly explain why this flu strain affects more younger people. "Seasonal H1N1 often ... because of possible exposure to another H1N1 flu strain circulated prior to 1957. So far, 64 percent of ... week. One major difference in the new H1N1 strain is that it is spreading just at the time when the ...

Viable Swine Flu Shot Closer to Reality

... they are closer to a viable vaccine for this new strain of flu. "Today CDC received, from one ... said during a news conference on Friday. The strain was created by "combining the genes of the novel ... the genomes of dozens of samples of the swine flu strain and found it is distantly connected to its ...

U.S. Closer to Viable Swine Flu Shot

... said during a news conference on Friday. The strain was created by "combining the genes of the novel ... the genomes of dozens of samples of the swine flu strain and found it is distantly connected to its ... The researchers also found that the new H1N1 strain lacks genes that -- in other influenza A strains ...

U.S. Progressing on Swine Flu Vaccine

... program, said during a news conference. The strain was created by "combining the genes of the novel ... the genomes of dozens of samples of the swine flu strain and found it is distantly connected to its ... The researchers also found that the new H1N1 strain lacks genes that -- in other influenza A strains ...

CDC Has Candidate Viruses for Swine Flu Vaccine

... said during a Friday news conference. The strain was created by "combining the genes of the novel ... the genomes of dozens of samples of the swine flu strain and found it is distantly connected to its ... The researchers also found that the new H1N1 strain lacks genes that -- in other influenza A strains ...

Swine Flu Genes Went Undetected for Years: Report

... genomes of more than 50 samples of the swine flu strain and found it is distantly connected to its ... The researchers also found that the new H1N1 strain lacks genes that -- in other influenza A strains ... because of the broad interest in this new strain of swine flu. "From our analysis we have ...

Alimentary Health's Probiotic Technology Launched Nationwide in the US

... We are proud that our clinically proven probiotic strain will be available to consumers across the US, ... (Bifidobacterium infantis 35624) is a probiotic strain that can help strengthen the body's natural ... Bifantis is the only natural probiotic strain found in Align. Bifantis has ...

Swine flu: Early findings about pandemic potential reported in new study

... findings about the emerging pandemic of a new strain of influenza A (H1N1) in Mexico are published ... in around 4 in 1,000 cases, which would make this strain of influenza as lethal as the one found in the ... of having been previously infected with a related strain of influenza, or it may mean that children are ...

Scientists Still Baffled About Origins of Swine Flu

... CDC report shows 11 cases of similar strain since 2005 FRIDAY, May 8 (HealthDay ... viruses, mean that -- like the current H1N1 strain -- they contained genes from bird, pig and human ... see. According to Shaw, the new swine flu strain and the circulating seasonal H1N1 influenza ...

Although Swine Flu Cases Are Up, U.S. Officials Are Guardedly Optimistic

... She said that a preliminary analysis of the H1N1 strain found that it lacks certain "virulent characteristics" that made the 1918 flu pandemic strain so deadly. In a strange twist on Saturday, ... vaccine, Schuchat said. Because the new flu strain is a combination of pig, bird and human viruses, ...

Swine Flu Outbreak Not a Pandemic at This Point

... that a preliminary analysis of the H1N1 strain finds it lacks certain "virulent characteristics" that made the 1918 flu pandemic strain so deadly. And the new Secretary of Health and ... the global outbreak of the never-before-seen flu strain was any worse than "ordinary flus." But, he ...

Swine Flu Outbreak Not a Pandemic, Yet

... that a preliminary analysis of the H1N1 strain finds it lacks certain "virulent characteristics" that made the 1918 flu pandemic strain so deadly. And the new Secretary of Health and ... the global outbreak of the never-before-seen flu strain was any worse than "ordinary flus." But, he ...

Swine Flu Continues to Spread Across U.S.

... H1N1 strain lacks "virulent characteristics" of deadly 1918 ... that a preliminary analysis of the H1N1 strain finds it lacks certain "virulent characteristics" that made the 1918 flu pandemic strain so deadly. And the new Secretary of Health and ...

Scope of Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico Might Be Smaller Than Thought

... And current H1N1 strain lacks "virulent characteristics" of deadly 1918 ... that a preliminary analysis of the H1N1 strain finds it lacks certain "virulent characteristics" that made the 1918 flu pandemic strain so deadly. And the new Secretary of Health and ...

Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel

... Radio: What Is Swine Flu? It's a new strain of Influenza A, coming from a pig. The pig has ... one human strain, two pig strains, and one bird strain of the flu. These all combined to make a new ... as Tamiflu and Relenza, but keep in mind this strain is resistant to many older anti-viral drugs. ...

Using a small stockpile of a secondary antiviral drug in a flu pandemic

... is likely to increase the risk that a resistant strain will emerge. If such a strain were to spread widely, the effectiveness of ... only other approved drug to which the new H1N1 strain has been found to be susceptible. This ...

Experts Say Panic Over Swine Flu Is Premature

... flu were actually caused by the virus. "The strain in the U.S. seems to be the same as in Mexico, ... taken to perhaps devise a vaccine against this strain of swine flu. Swine flu is a respiratory ... including sore throat, coughing and fever. The strain of swine flu circulating in North America appears ...

New Study Shows Supplementing With Probiotics May Ease Anxiety

... Pathogens , supplements of Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota may ease symptoms of anxiety in people ... daily supplements of either Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota or placebo for two months. Compared to the placebo group, those receiving the bacterial strain reported significant increases in both ...

Pennsylvania Working Closely With Federal Partners to Contain Impact of Swine Flu

... who may have been exposed to the new swine flu strain and to immediately inform the local health ... This notification follows confirmation of a new strain of swine influenza A/H1N1 virus in Mexico and ... and Prevention, swine influenza A/H1N1 is a new strain of influenza that has not previously been ...

WHO Warns of Possible Pandemic as Mexico Seeks to Contain Swine Flu

... Chan said the outbreak involves "an animal strain of the H1N1 virus, and it has pandemic ... being taken to devise a vaccine against this strain of swine flu, although the process takes time. ... some of the Mexico victims died from the same new strain of swine flu that sickened the eight people in ...

At Least 20 Dead, Hundreds Ill in Swine Flu Outbreak in Mexico

... some of the Mexico victims died from the same new strain of swine flu that sickened eight people in Texas and California. It's a worrisome new strain that combines genetic material from pigs, birds ... we don't know the extent of the spread of this strain of human influenza derived from swine," Schuchat ...

Flu Strikes a Milder Blow This Season

... only about 20 percent effective against the H3N2 strain and less than 2 percent effective against the B ... to this year's H1N1 strain, and the H3N2 flu strain is resistant to two other antivirals, rimantadine ... are not particularly new," Siegel said. "The H1N1 strain is a distant descendant of the Spanish flu, but ...

Review of Probiotic Trial Research Finds Only Bifantis(R) Able to Claim Efficacy for IBS Symptoms

... infantis 35624 was the only probiotic strain out of 13 different individual strains or ... because we firmly believe in the benefits of this strain for the millions of Americans struggling to ... consider when selecting a probiotic product -- strain specificity, clinical proof, packaging, and the ...

New Study Shows Probiotic Strain Effective in Boosting Immune Response

... issue of Postgraduate Medicine suggests that a strain of probiotic bacteria, Ganeden BC30 ( Bacillus ... study of the effects of the Ganeden BC30 strain of probiotics on the immune system," said Dr. ... coagulans extensively, believes that the strain may be the most ideal in existence, noting that ...

Bad Marriages Harder on Women's Health

... depression as a possible route through which the strain boosts the risk of metabolic syndrome. "The ... as a possible mechanism through which the strain influences the metabolic syndrome. "The study ... her research finding a strong effect of marital strain on partners' overall health. But the gender ...

Concerted Effort Needed to Fight Drug-Resistant Flu Strain

... there are other drugs that work against the flu strain showing resistance to Tamiflu, and your best ... The resistance to Tamiflu to the H1N1 virus strain was not unexpected, according to Moscona, but the ... the JAMA article noted, is that the resistant strain of flu is no more virulent than the "normal" ...

Resistance to Tamiflu Growing

... Almost 100 percent of the influenza A (H1N1) strain is now resistant to the drug, up from 12 percent ... has three different virus types in it, and the H1 strain that is in the vaccine is the same strain that is resistant to oseltamivir [Tamiflu], so ...

Siemens Survey Reveals Low Awareness of Escalating Need for Superior Data Center Efficiency

... 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Given the growing strain placed on the power grid every day and the ... search for ways to save money and alleviate the strain on the power grid, green technology across the ... 12% a year, placing even more unnecessary strain on the power grid. The EPA notes that the energy ...

Align(R) Daily Probiotic Supplement Meets New Consumer Guidelines

... consider when selecting a probiotic product -- strain specificity, clinical proof, packaging, and the ... Canada and Europe. Probiotic strain : Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 (the unique strain trademarked as Bifantis) is the sole ingredient ...

Tracking Down a Salmonella Outbreak

... showed up as a small multi-state cluster of a strain of the bacteria on Nov. 10 of last year. It took ... the Minnesota investigators found the suspected strain in an open container of King Nut peanut butter. ... Connecticut health officials found the outbreak strain in an unopened can of King Nut peanut butter. In ...
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