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Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts

...er 2005 comes as avian influenza has made a strong resurgence across Vietnam, hitting poultry flocks in over 100 outbreaks across 18 of the country's 64 provinces and municipalities. "This is not going to go away," said WHO's Vietnam communications officer Dida Connor, speaking before news of the human death. ...

FDA Re-Emphasizes Warnings to Consumers on Risks of Pet Turtles

...ks of turtle-associated salmonellosis because of a resurgence in the sales of such turtles in the last four years. The public health impact of turtle-associated salmonellosis in humans is an estimated 74,000 cases in the United States per year. Salmonella infection can be transmitted either directly from cont...

Indian Scientists Develop Dipstick Test for Dengue

...of Southeast Asia (see A killer arises: the global resurgence of dengue), making early diagnosis extremely important for controlling outbreaks. The research was published online last week (27 January) in Biotechnology Progress. Source-Bio-Bio Technology SI...

Fresh Polio Case Reported in Jammu

... immunisation drive in 2005, which resulted in the resurgence of the disease last year. However, they argue that the renewed zest shown in the immunisation drive would yield results soon. "We hope see a reduction in the number of fresh cases within the next couple of months." Besides Uttar Pradesh and Bihar...

Tree Bark Compound Could Prevent Malaria

... of low toxicity suitable for clinical trials. A resurgence of malaria since the 1980s, combined with a shortage of conventional drugs, has forced many Madagascans to rely on medicines from over 200 plants to fight the disease. This has triggered scientific interest, as Madagascar's long isolation from nei...

More then Four Million New HIV Infections in 2006: UNAIDS

...S-related illnesses. While evidence points to a resurgence in new HIV infection rates in some countries which were previously stable or declining, there is also a decline in infection rates in some countries as well as positive trends in young people's sexual behaviours, says the report. Expressing a major...

Solar vaccine cooler invented by Indian Scientist

...f polio vaccines may have been responsible for the resurgence of polio in parts of India. However this situation will soon be resolved// because of the invention of an Indian scientist. SolarChill, a vaccine cooler has been developed by Rajendra Shende under the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Th...

Polio Outbreak in India due to Vaccine Failure, Says Expert

Bangalore: A top virologist has blamed the resurgence of polio in India on "unscientific" policy and "inadequacy" of the oral polio vaccine (OPV) used// for its eradication. Polio cases have risen to 297 so far this year - four-and-a-half times that of last year. Appearance of Indian strains of the vi...

Venomous Cone Snails Relieve Chronic Back Pain

...ver gone out of style, they are enjoying a popular resurgence as nautical themes are turning up in home furnishings, décor, jewelry, crafts and artworks. Shell dealers from Brazil, South Africa and the U.S. will display their collections and offer a variety of items for sale. There will be free shells for child...

Immunization Programme In Bangladesh A Success

...the age of five, to protect them from the possible resurgence of the poliovirus. The campaign was triggered by...gned response mechanism can contain the spread and resurgence of a serious health hazard like polio"....

Immunization Programme In Bangladesh A Success

...the age of five, to protect them from the possible resurgence of the poliovirus. The campaign was triggered by...gned response mechanism can contain the spread and resurgence of a serious health hazard like polio"....

Measles Resurges Due To Drop In Immunization With MMR

...) vaccine by their parents has been blamed for the resurgence of measles that has claimed the life of a 13-year-old boy. // In the first three months of 2006 alone it is found that there are more people infected than the whole of 2005. At least 30 children have caught measles in a single outbreak in South York...

Vaccination Schedules Rates among Canadian Kids Dip Low

...in southwestern Ontario last spring and the recent resurgence of whooping cough in the Toronto area. Langley said from Halifax that the dip in vaccine rates are due to the fact that physicians are asked to give vaccinations and that the current year would witness a further plunge in the vaccination rates due to...

Malaria Vaccine May Be 10 Years Away

...l is calamity. Scientists say they've identified a resurgence in public and political interest in malaria over the past decade, a change they ascribe to greater media coverage and increased tourism in countries where the disease is a threat. Malaria, Greenwood said, 'has dropped into the mainstream.' Plus, ...

New Two-Drug Regime To Tackle Malaria

...d been eradicated in many states, there has been a resurgence since the 1960s because of a breakdown in civic infrastructure. The introduction of more effective drugs will clearly help in the treatment of malaria, but the government will also need to focus on preventive steps like the distribution of treated b...

HIV treatment interruption may enhance the risk of brain injury

...Francisco General Hospital, CA, USA, suggests that resurgence of active HIV replication may result in injury of the central nervous system (CNS). The neurofilaments are major structural components of the neuronal cytoskeleton, particularly concentrated in axons and have a major role to play in the maturation o...

The 'forgotten epidemic' killing millions

...ing resistance A major cause of malaria's alarming resurgence is the parasite's increasing resistance to the drugs used to treat and prevent the disease -- including chloroquine, the cheapest and most effective anti-malarial since the 1950s. The number of alternatives are limited. The WHO supports use of multi...

Resurgence Of Botulism

The unfrozen ready-to-eat meals could lead to the resurgence of botulism as a major food poisoning hazard. Advances in freezing have made botulism a rare problem in modern society. But according to food scientists, a new generation of ready-to-eat foods// that are only refrigerated before sold could cause outb...

WORM! WORM! all the way

...nths, all 20 patients on the placebo experienced a resurgence of their infection compared to only three of those who received the bacteria mixture. Shanahan predicted some day scientists would create organisms genetically engineered to produce vaccines and drugs to treat IBD and other diseases. Weinstock said ...

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