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White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...chemotherapy-related complication characterized by fever and low white blood cell levels, according to a mu...lood cell booster early in treatment developed the fever and low white blood cell levels called febrile neutropenia, compared to only 22 percent of the patie...

Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

...try said. Singapore experienced its worst dengue fever outbreak in 2005 when 19 people died from the dise... countries. The disease leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes....

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...ats from global warming include malaria and dengue fever due to the proliferation of mosquitoes, while reduced rainfall and water shortage could lead to waterborne diseases, the UN health agency said. Carbon dioxide from energy use is a major contributor to the greenhouse gases which scientists blame for...

Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

...two children who developed respiratory illness and fever a week after a bat flew into their home in Bemban village. The entire family has since recovered after receiving medical treatment. Bats are carriers of a number of viruses including the Nipah virus that killed more than 100 people in Malaysia in 1...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...la burnetti. Brucella infections cause prolonged fever and a wide range of other possible manifestations,...ss that occurred among abattoir workers in 1935. Q fever has an incubation period of one to four weeks in other words, it can take up to four weeks between ...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...ted to the viruses that cause Dengue fever, Yellow fever and St. Louis encephalitis. West Nile virus infects thousands of people, killing hundreds of them, each year in the United States. West Nile Virus is a flavivirus commonly found in Africa, West Asia, and the Middle East. It is closely related to St...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...eport on infectious diseases, the number of dengue fever cases recorded in the city-state last week rose to 381, exceeding 378 infections in a week the government's definition of an epidemic. The disease, which causes joint pain, high fever, nausea and a rash, is endemic to the region. In severe cases, ...

Drug Firm on the Threshold of Developing Dengue Vaccine

...eveloping the world's first vaccine against dengue fever as Singapore and neighbouring countries battle outbreaks, a news report said Friday. Clinical tests on up to 3,000 people will begin by early next year in Thailand, said Jean Stephenne, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals president. "We've been working ...

Gene Expression in Blood may Hold Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

...ho either recovered promptly after acute glandular fever or developed prolonged illness called post-infective syndrome. Gene expression is significant because it is the process by which a genes DNA sequence is converted into the proteins that ultimately determine the manifestations of disease. Research...

Dengue Fever Cases Up 36 Percent in Thailand: Report

Cases of dengue fever in Thailand have risen 36 percent since last year,... at the health ministry, told the Nation. Dengue fever is on the rise across Southeast Asia. In Cambodia, which borders Thailand, at least 132 people have ...

No Flu Outbreak Here , West Australians Told

...s in Perth that if their child is lethargic, has a fever and is unwell with a cough, that they should seek early medical attention. "However, in view of the extra information, we are aware that there are many parents in the Perth area who have children with common colds and sniffles who are concerned. ...

30 Dead as Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits Myanmar: Report

Dengue fever killed 30 people in Myanmar in the first six month...9 were infected with the virus last year. Dengue fever normally takes its greatest toll in Myanmar in the second half of the year, after the rainy season b...

Singapore Dengue Fever Cases Hit Year's Peak

Dengue fever cases in affluent Singapore have surged to their h... countries. The disease leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes....

Dengue Deaths in Cambodia This Year Exceed 2006 Toll

Dengue fever deaths in Cambodia so far this year have eclipsed ...taff cannot clean their houses for them." Dengue fever is on the rise around Southeast Asia with neighbouring Thailand recording 19,000 cases and 18 deaths...

Nepal Develops More Effective Drug for Typhoid

...st less than Cefixime. Among the tested patients, fever clearance time was 102 hours for the Cefixime group and 72 hours for the Gatifloxacin group. The clinical failure was observed in 37.6 percent of the Cefixime group 3.5 percent of the Gatifloxacin group. "The study revealed that Gatifloxacin is bett...

Tomato Fever Replaces Chikungunya in Kerala

...er, locally called tomato fever. Doctors say the fever is an after-effect of Chikungunya. Tomato fever is spreading rapidly in the areas of Mudakayam, Varzur and Kanirapally in Kottayam and Pathinamtita ...

China to Make Cuban Dengue Mosquito Killer

...rrhagic fever, three of which were fatal. Dengue fever has is found in the tropics throughout the world, ...i mosquito likewise causes 200,000 cases of yellow fever a year, resulting in 30,000 deaths, 95 percent of them in Africa. Cuba, the only country that prod...

Dengue Fever in Singapore Likely to Increase: Minister

Dengue fever cases in Singapore, which is currently battling an...resources, told parliament there were 3,597 dengue fever cases in the first-half of 2007, more than double the 1,574 cases reported in the same period last y...

Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts

...to sources, more than 100,000 people are down with fever in the south and central districts of the state and the disease is now spreading to the northern districts as well. Alappuzha district of Kerala, a favorite tourist destination with its popular houseboats appears to be worst hit with the maximum Chik...

Kerala Ready to Invite WHO to Study Fever Outbreak

...n (WHO) to study the outbreak of a mosquito borne fever in the state that has claimed 173 lives this year....les and given us reports, which have confirmed the fever as chikunguniya and nothing else, we have no problems in another study by WHO," Sreemathi informed t...

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