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CDC reveals relationship between prepregnant weight and heart defects in infants

Keeping fit and in to be in shape is not only good for the individuals themselves but also for their siblings. Over weight, which is of course the predisposer of majority of the illness such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension etc., is now being studied in depth, the reason is to attain the destination of disease free environment, that are preventable.// ..Researchers from the US Centers for...

Mumps Outbreak Hits US As CDC Monitors Air Travelers

U.S. Public health officials have voiced concerns about an outbreak of mumps that has hit people in the Midwest with some reporting to have contacted the infection on airline // flights. Iowa reported more than 600 cases of the common childhood illness, which was all but wiped out with the widespread use of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. .."The state of Iowa has been experiencing a la...

US Government Authorizes CDC To Detain Sick Travelers

Infectious disease experts and the American Civil Liberties Union are questioning the policy to allow U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and customs agents to detain travelers //who look like they are suffering from bird flu. The MoU, which is reportedly available with Reuters, also allows Customs and Border Protection agents to provide passenger data to CDC. ..Health and Human Se...

U.S Prisons Not To Be Blamed For Spread Of AIDS Epidemic, CDC HIV Study

A new study published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights that very few prisoners in U.S prisons acquire the HIV/AIDS virus// and contradicts the widely held public perception which blames U.S. prisons for spread of the AIDS epidemic. ....The study for the first time challenges the belief that imprisonment directly contributes to high incidence of HIV/AIDS, among th...

CDC To Conduct Pre-clinical Trails Of BioDiem's Intranasal Bird Flu Vaccine

The US-based Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has signed a two-year cooperative deal with Melbourne-based pharmaceutical development company//, BioDiem, to conduct pre-clinical trials on a candidate vaccine developed by BioDiem and its Dutch partner Akzo Nobels Nobilon. ....The CDC in Atlanta, the US government's leading site for research into the prevention and monitoring of high-...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Gardasil Included In Subsidized CDC program

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has decided to include Gardasil , Merck & Co.Inc's new cervical cancer vaccine // in its Vaccines for Children program. ....The program is government subsidized and covers uninsured or poor schoolchildren upto age 18 . The vaccine which was approved in June , will be given to young girls before they become sexually active. ....Cervical canc...

CDC Uses Advertising Campaign to Get Kids Moving

Public health experts are taking note of what the food industry has known for decades: children pay attention to advertising//. ....Now, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that advertising can succeed in getting kids to be more physically active. ....The study evaluated results of the first two years of the CDC youth media campaign “VERB: It’s what you do,” a...

CDC Study Tracks Levels of Heart Diseases Across the U.S.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, West Virginia has a higher prevalence of heart disease than any other state,// while the U.S. Virgin Islands has the lowest. .. The findings were based on an analysis of 2005 data collected through the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, a random phone survey of adults conducted by state and terr...

FDA and CDC Remind Consumers of the Dangers of Drinking Raw Milk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are reminding consumers of the dangers of drinking milk that has not been// pasteurized, known as raw milk. Raw milk potentially contains a wide variety of harmful bacteria – including Salmonella, E. coli O157:H7, Listeria, Campylobacter and Brucella – that may cause illness and possibly death....

Significant Differences in Stroke Prevalence Among U.S. States & Territories - CDC Report

Stroke prevalence varies widely from state to state, with some states and U.S. territories having more than double the stroke prevalence of others , according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report, "Prevalence of Stroke - United States, 2005," published in CDCs Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, provides the first data on the percentage of strok...
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