Tag: "infected" at medical news
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
..., was found in the blood of a patient who had been infected
with SARS and later recovered, while the second antibody, m396, was taken from a library of human antibodies the researchers developed from the blood of 10 healthy volunteers. When tested in cells in the laboratory, both antibodies potently neutral...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
...orities decided to name it "Melaka virus" after it infected
a family of four in southern Malacca state in Marc... according to the (actual) place where the patient infected
with the virus is from," he said. The virus was discovered after a soldier, his wife and two child...
Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official
...are, and limited to those in frequent contact with infected
poultry. But the WHO believes a potential human pa... of transmission. Since 2003, the H5N1 virus has infected
310 people, including 190 who later died, according to WHO figures. Some 250 million poultry have al...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
... The CDC is investigating reports of lab workers infected
with the category B bio-terror agents Brucella and...ject reported that a Texas A&M researcher had been infected
with Brucella after a February 2006 aerosol chamber mishap and that the school did not immediately n...
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
...spread by mosquitoes that have fed on the blood of infected
birds. West Nile virus is closely related to the...ong the elderly. Less than 1% of people who become infected
with West Nile virus will develop severe illness -- most people who get infected
do not develop any ...
US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain
...n since his Greek wedding and Italian honeymoon is infected
with a less serious strain of the disease than in...e US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said he was infected
with a potentially deadly strain of tuberculosis generally irresponsive to drug treatment. "We hav...
Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes
... countries. The disease had killed 25 people and infected
thousands in 2005. This year too the country is witnessing some virulent outbreak. Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan said based on the data in the last few weeks, the situation did not look optimistic. He added that if the wet weather continued, Sing...
New Oncogene for Brain Cancer
... In a final experiment, they treated IGFBP2-PDGFB infected
cells in culture with a known Akt inhibitor, which killed more of the combination cells than those infected
only with platelet-derived growth factor. This connection to Akt, the researchers note, makes the ...
US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle
...mitted by a pet turtle, while 22 other people were infected
by the small reptiles across the United States since September, health authorities said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed the incidents in a weekly report dated Friday reminding Americans of the health risks associated...
Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany
...jumped the border from the Czech side where it has infected
turkey and chicken farms. In Germany, the new outbreak has been restricted to swans, geese and other wild birds and has not affected poultry farms. Germany battled a widespread bird flu epidemic in 2006. It broke out on the Baltic Sea island of R...
Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C
...Ferson said it could have been spread by a drop of infected
blood on a tourniquet....
New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV
...nited States, is the first trial to offer patients infected
with resistant HIV the potential of receiving two ...vider of HIV care, caring for more than 17,000 HIV infected
patients. More than one million Americans are currently living with HIV, and the HIV/AIDS virus has ...
Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link
...ch said the research looked at two groups -- those infected
with HIV/AIDS and kidney transplant patients. "Immune suppression is really the only thing they share," he told AFP. "What we found is that the extent of cancer occurrences in these two populations was very similar. Both had increased rates in a ...
Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too
...ested that women who take Gardasil who are already infected
with HPV are more susceptible to developing the lesions that lead to cervical cancer. So the plan is to inoculate girls as young as possible, before they've had sex, hence the FDA decision to allow the drug on girls as young as nine, or when they a...
AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra
...ram providing free treatment to all 200,000 people infected
with AIDS and the HIV virus. The agreement extends to Brazil the same price structure Abbott has offered 44 other countries considered low and low-middle income, and it replaces a deal signed in 2005 when it lowered the price of the previous version ...
Genetic Factors Behind Mosquitoes Resistance to Malaria Identified
...is the key to their finding. When a mosquito is infected
with a parasite that causes malaria, a biochemical reaction is triggered that physically transforms TEP1 into an active state capable of grabbing on to the parasites surface and targeting it for termination, they say. In a study, reported online in...
Dengue Fever Cases Up 36 Percent in Thailand: Report
...rom the health ministry. It said that the number infected
by the virus, which is especially dangerous in children and the elderly, had risen by 36 percent from the same period in 2006. The newspaper did not say how many people died last year. "The situation this year is more serious than last year because...
Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight
...pate in projects to help end the pandemic that has infected
some affects 39.5 million people worldwide, mostly...l consequences of the virus, of how their husbands infected
them before abandoning them or chased them from their homes. The conference heard that in sub-Saha...
Star Health Grants Boon To India's HIV-Affected
...th any stranger. The second reason is: re-using an infected
syringe. The third reason is: from the infected
mother to her pre-natal baby. Besides this, it can also be spread through infected
body fluids inclu...
Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles
...arcasses of dead animals and other locations where infected
animals shed the protein in body fluids."These dis...at animals introduced into pastures that once held infected
animals could become infected. Infectivity of prions was also enhanced when they were bound to whole...
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