Tag: "strain" at medical news
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
...reak. "This study is important because the viral strain
that caused the outbreak in people in 2002 probabl... drug is that it is effective not only against the strain
of SARS virus isolated from people, but also against a variety of animal strains, because animals wi...
US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain
... Italian honeymoon is infected with a less serious strain
of the disease than initially thought, doctors sa...DC) said he was infected with a potentially deadly strain
of tuberculosis generally irresponsive to drug treatment. "We have been able to demonstrate he doe...
Swans Checked in France for Deadly Bird Flu Virus
...are being analysed to see if they carried the H5N1 strain
of bird flu which can be fatal to humans, the agriculture ministry said Tuesday. 'First analyses have established a suspicion of bird flu. More tests are under way to see ... if this is an infection with the H5N1 strain,' the ministry said. Resu...
Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes
...n problem is that mosquitoes now carry a different strain
of dengue that causes more people to come down with the illness....
Influenza Virus Samples of 1918
...y of how scientists discovered samples of the 1918 strain
in fixed autopsy tissues and in the body of a woma...ould recover enough viral RNA to sequence the 1918 strain
in its entirety. This remarkable good fortune enabled these scientists to open a window onto a past ...
France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak
...in the northeast confirmed an outbreak of the H5N1 strain
of bird flu, which can be fatal to humans. "Fra...owed the war of 1914, the Spanish flu" came from a strain
of bird flu. Scientists believe a strain
related to today's bird flu virus killed tens of millions...
Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany
... Thursday reported 38 new cases of the feared H5N1 strain
of bird flu which can kill huamns in the country's east . The regional authorities in Sangerhausen in the state of Saxony-Anhalt said 38 dead birds found on the shores of an artificial lake near the town of Kelbra had all tested positive. Saxony-...
Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia
...children, all aged under five, died from the fatal strain
in the past 72 hours. Staff at The Gold Coast Ho...ine, and it was likely all three children had that strain
of the virus. The children became critically sick within a day. "It's not about large numbers .....
The Hospital Superbugs
...left virtually paralysed after contracting MSSA, a strain
related to MRSA, in a London hospital. The work carried out by The University of Nottingham in healthcare associated disease will feature on BBC Radio 4 at 9pm on Wednesday 4th July and 11th July when presenter Dr Mark Porter tackles the issue of ...
Clinically Proven Probiotic Supplement Now Available to Pharmacists
...fidobacterium infantis 35624), a natural probiotic strain
clinically proven to help restore the balance of healthy bacteria in the digestive system. Probiotics are beneficial or healthy bacteria, which can help strengthen the body's natural defenses and help restore the appropriate balance of healthy bacte...
Foot-and-mouth Disease Outbreak Forces Thiruvananthapuram Zoo to Shut Down
...irmed last Friday that the foot-and-mouth virus -- strain
'O' had caused the death of animals. The zoo was being sanitized and visitors are being disallowed from entering the premises as a precaution. "We are applying chemicals in the field near the cages. We are also cleaning up the whole campus. We...
Viagra Improves Heart Function, Finds Study
...ertension, where lung arteries constrict and put a strain
on the right ventricle of the heart. Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors allow the arteries to relax so that blood can flow more easily. The researchers studied human hearts and showed that phosphodiesterase type 5 is expressed in large amounts ...
Neoprene Sleeve in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery
...bnormal movement of the knee and prevent excessive strain
on the ACL or new graft. They generally provide a rigid support to restrain the knee, although they may also improve neuromuscular control of the knee. Most laboratory studies suggest that different types of functional knee braces perform similarly...
US TB Traveler Sued Over 'reckless and Selfish Behavior'
...d a transatlantic flight with a potentially deadly strain
of the disease is being sued by seven Canadians an...had said he was infected with a potentially deadly strain
of tuberculosis generally irresponsive to drug treatment and asked him to turn himself into Italian ...
Picnic Memories Turn Rotten With E.coli Poisoning
... appear until several days later. The particular strain
of the bacteria identified is said to be incredibly contagious and can be fatal, and the young and the elderly are most at risk. Although it is rare to see outbreaks such as this one, food safety experts say this example is a reminder to be careful...
Czech Authorities Kill 70,000 Birds at H5N1 Farms
...n killed at two Czech poultry farms where the H5N1 strain
of bird flu, which is potentially fatal to humans,...al Czech outbreak in June, other cases of the H5N1 strain
of bird flu have been declared in France and Germany....
Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say
...his pants. These cases are a sign of the growing strain
on the state's overcrowded emergency rooms, doctors, nurses, patients and state officials said after investigating as many as 21 complaints in the last 18 months. They also conceded there was a very real shortage of services for the mentally ill an...
Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria
...us infected the strep bacteria creating a deadly strain
of flesh-eating bacteria that has evolved to produ...ributed to the spread around the globe of a single strain
of strep known as the invasive M1T1 clone. Just like a computer virus might come in and reprogram y...
Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA
...try of Justice claimed this measure would ease the strain
on the penal system and improve conditions across the prison service. Despite these assurances, the BMA has been in contact with doctors in the prison and police service who have provided specific examples of the continuing failures that are under...
Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts
...ghbouring the capital Hanoi was killed by the H5N1 strain
a week ago, the communist government said, and four more people are known to have been infected with the virus since last month. The country's first bird flu death since October 2005 comes as avian influenza has made a strong resurgence across Viet...
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