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Secret behind Human To Human Transmission of Bird Flu Revealed

...irus any day can mutate in to a dangerous form and spreads easily from person to person leading to a pandemic. The new work suggests that H5N1 that infects humans are in very low number in the respiratory tract. Hence it does not spread when a patient sneezes or coughs....

A Diet Rich in Omega-3 Has Numerous Health Benefits

...o boost your intake of omega-3 are enriched milks, spreads and eggs. <br...

Measles Resurges Due To Drop In Immunization With MMR

...e measles. Once measles gets into a community, it spreads very quickly to anyone who is not protected.Despite popular belief that measles has been eradicated in the developed world, lot of people still suffer from it.. In 2004 France had 4,448 cases and Germany had 121. Complications include severe coughs a...

Staff Nurses Contract Measles from the Patient

...he North West has died from the disease. Measles spreads easily through close and direct contact with the affected person. Children, pregnant women and those who have a compromised immune system pose a serious risk of contracting the disease....

Donor Nations Urged To Pledge More To Combat Bird Flu

...ge more money to combat bird flu as the H5N1 virus spreads more developing countries//. Western and Asian donors had pledged $1.9 billion in January, during a conference in Beijing to combat bird flu and improve containment and prevention methods in 12 countries, mostly in Asia. However, with the virus s...

Yellow Oleander Plants Fuels Suicide Rates In Sri Lanka

...e then it has continued to rise year on year as it spreads across the island." "It completely overwhelms the health service. Often young people use it as a way of getting back at people. They get scolded and they take a yellow oleander seed. "I remember one girl said her mother wanted her to get up and...

HIV Type determines turn-out of the disease.

...12,000 people in Uganda to check the manner of HIV spreads throughout the country. Oliver Laeyendecker, who led the research, said: "Knowing a person's HIV subtype is important for the management of the infection because the disease can progress more rapidly in those infected with subtype D and recombinant v...

Bubonic Plague Confirmed In L.A. After More Than Two Decades

...very common among animals such as squirrels rarely spreads to humans. He explained that fortunately, human plague infection is rare especially urban environments, and this single case should not be a cause for alarm in the area where this occurred. The health officials have started investigating the source ...

Effective Vaccine for Leishmaniasis in the Pipeline

...isease that kills about 60,000 people annually. It spreads by the bite of infected female sand flies. // Visceral leishmaniasis infects about 500,000 people annually mainly in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sudan and Brazil. The most common drugs to treat leishmaniasis have serious side effects and are expensive....

Mumps Fever Spreads Unabated In US

Mumps is a viral infection and spreads by air borne transmission. Recently in US there are an increased number of mumps cases. // Statistics show that more than 1500 mumps cases were reported in Iowa (975 cases), Nebraska (139), Kansas (205), Illinois (110), Wisconsin (more than 18), Miss...

Rare Cancer- Subject of Study

...like substance begins in the appendix or colon and spreads to the abdominal lining. Wake Forest is one of a few centers in the country that offers surgery to remove the tumor and then infusion of heated chemotherapy drugs into the abdominal cavity. This type of cancer is rare and the treatment includes rem...

Spread Of Fungal Infections At Gym Could Be Avoided By Using Towel

... According to him, fungus is a huge problem as it spreads when it is rubbed off the skin of someone infected and lands on the racks, where weights are placed or on exercise mats.Gyms are usually disinfected on a regular basis, but it is still a good idea to exercise caution, experts recommend. People who ...

Fluticasone Lotion Effective Against Atopic Dermatitis In Children

...with the fluticasone lotion. In the lotion form it spreads easily and has a cooling effect. The moisturization and low irritancy are an added advantage of the lotion when compared to ointments and creams. It is very helpful against extensive disease and to use in difficult to treat areas. It may be safely us...

West Nile Virus Can Be Tackled By New Strategy

...rds that are good carriers. 'How fast and far it spreads from there depends on weather, terrain, vegetation, humidity, the types of birds that live in the region and even the number of housing developments in a given area,' he added. 'These are the variables that need to be studied across the country.' S...

Ringworm Infections on the Rise

...sm called Trichophyton tonsurans has emerged which spreads directly between humans causing ringworm infections. Experts say that the fungal infection spreads among schoolchildren and family members by hair-styling methods such as braiding, head shaving and c...

Flu Kits Kick Up Unwholesome Flak

...rotect the health care workers from infection that spreads through droplets, during the first week to ten days of an outbreak. The kits have been much appreciated by The Ontario College of Family Physicians exclaiming that these kits will surely offer the required protection. According to George Smitherma...

Hepatitis C Screening Program in Wales

...od-borne virus. The disease is very contagious and spreads when blood of an infected person enters into the bloodstream of another. Some of the symptoms of the disease are fatigue, weight loss, nausea, 'flu-like symptoms, problems concentrating, abdominal pain and jaundice. "The danger is certainly very sl...

High Death Rate In UK Due To Melanoma Skin Cancer

...s rarely life threatening. Squamous cell carcinoma spreads less rapidly and causes fewer deaths than melanoma. Melanoma and other skin cancers are strongly linked to sun exposure and particularly to sun burning in children and young adults. The disease may then take years to develop. Statistics show that a...

HCV Spree in US

... 1.6%. The Hepatitis C virus affects the liver and spreads through contact with contaminated blood products. Drug users suffer from a high risk of developing the disease. It is found to be an important factor for liver transplantation. About 15,079 participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examinat...

High Fat Intake Does Not Increase Skin Cancer

...th skin melanoma – the aggressive skin cancer that spreads to other tissues – or non-melanoma skin cancers – skin cancers that are less likely to spread to other tissues - between 1998 and 1999. They compared these patients with 471 individuals who did not have skin cancer. Both patients and control subjects...

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