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Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study

...ent form. Antibiotics that are used to treat the illness are decades old, can be toxic and don't work on the bacteria in its dormant stage. What's more, some virulent strains of the airborne germ have emerged that are extensively drug resistant. Pieters said that the new drugs by targeting different path...

Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks

...er consumption and greater rate of smoking-related illness and death," he said....

Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

...be carried by bats that causes serious respiratory illness in humans. Malaysian health authorities decided ...is wife and 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 rec...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...r consumption and greater rates of smoking-related illness and death," said Luk Joossens, senior policy advisor of the Framework Convention Alliance, comprising 300 organisations representing over 100 countries around the world. The alliance was created to support the development, ratification, and impleme...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...hn Derrick, who described an outbreak of a febrile illness that occurred among abattoir workers in 1935. Q fe...infection in April 2007, a year after the worker's illness was confirmed. Shortly after Texas A&M reported the Brucella infection, representatives from the ...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...one to five years of age. Influenza is a serious illness that affects up to 40 million Americans every year...up to 89 percent effective in preventing influenza illness when taken within 48 hours of exposure, which can help control spread in schools and other crowded s...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...ted, including 100 deaths. Among those with severe illness due to West Nile virus, case-fatality rates range ... infected with West Nile virus will develop severe illness -- most people who get infected do not develop any disease at all. The main route of human infecti...

Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'

...hat he was a fortunate and happy man, and that the illness made him pay the price for the 'fortune and happiness'. 'I was a fortunate and happy man. After that, this blow arrived. And now I am paying the penalty for this fortune and happiness," he said. Pavarotti's agent Terri Robson said that Pavarotti...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...id funds half of state and local support of mental illness treatments and one-third of specialty substance abuse treatment. The authors set out to understand where integrated psychiatric and substance abuse services may need to be provided for Medicaid beneficiaries. They examined the location of services ...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

... management." It has been seen that women with the illness were more likely to take their own life then men. The incidence of suicide decreased as sufferers grew older. In fact, more quickly, than in the non- epileptic population. ``Improvement of epilepsy care, introduction of new drugs with fewer side ef...

Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK

...g the first people known to die of an AIDS-related illness in England in 1982. About a quarter of people in the same age group actually believed that condoms actually initiate the growth of HIV as they have holes that let HIV in. More than one in ten young people believed that kissing spreads the growth...

US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle

... exceptions for educational purposes. Salmonella illness remains a "major public health problem in the United States," the CDC said in the report An estimated 1.4 million nontyphoidal human Salmonella infections occur each year, causing about 15,000 hospitalizations and 400 deaths, it said....

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

...nts to be aware that the disease can cause serious illness within 24 hours," he said. A Gold Coast Hospital spokeswoman admitted winter was a difficult time for hospitals. "It's is a busy time for hospitals Australia wide," she said. "There are a range of processes in place for each public hospital to...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...iabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, recent illness or vaccination, or a positive stress test were excluded. The physical fitness of subjects was assessed through a battery of tests that measured such variables as fatigue, blood pressure, oxygen intake and carbon dioxide elimination and heart-rate r...

Gene Expression in Blood may Hold Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

...after acute glandular fever or developed prolonged illness called post-infective syndrome. Gene expression ...on correlated closely with the key symptoms of the illness when examined from onset through to recovery. These genes might point to the nature of the diseas...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

... family have tried to dissuade me. They think that illness comes directly from God and that you shouldn't play around with God's work," she says. But McQueen firmly believes that more can be done to reverse the horrible fate of women like herself, and that awareness needs to be raised about breast cancer, ...

No Flu Outbreak Here , West Australians Told

...in case their children showed signs of respiratory illness , the West Australian Health Department said ther...and sniffles who are concerned. "This is not the illness we are worried about, and there is no need for them to seek urgent medical care, particularly if the...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...n, while the US system creates incentives to treat illness rather than prevent it. This leads not only to much greater costs -- the United States spends about twice as much per person on healthcare as the rest of the advanced economies do -- it also plays a likely role in their declining stature. A previou...

Clinically Proven Probiotic Supplement Now Available to Pharmacists

...re changes in diet or surroundings, stress levels, illness and the use of certain medications -- particularly antibiotics. Further, new research suggests that people who suffer from digestive disorders, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), may have a pronounced disruption of bacterial balance. "ALIGN wa...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

... cut greenhouse gas emissions and reduce death and illness caused by poor air quality, especially in the developing world. Some property developers are catching on to the fact that it is not just the environment that benefits but their bank balances too. Bruno Pingel is president of Siam Best Enterprise,...

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