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Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...concluding that he posed a significant risk of HIV transmission to patients. But the matter is snowballing into a major ethics issue and Waddell has moved a higher court and is seeking justice! "The fact that very reputable professional organizations are concerned about science and the integrity of their positio...

Birds breed viruses

... of wider spread and no evidence of human-to-human transmission with either strain. The symptoms of A (H5N1) are very similar to other influenza viruses, typically with fever, malaise, myalgia, sore throat and cough. Conjunctivitis is seen in some patients. Although six of the patients with illness found to be ...

Low cholestrol,low behaviour

...Malcolm Garland said cholesterol was linked to the transmission of serotonin, an important brain chemical responsible for the control of mood and emotion. "Cholesterol is an extremely important component of the brain, especially of the nerve cell membranes," he said. "It makes sense that if you have got a high or...

Sharing injection equipment spreads Hepatitis C

...ection paraphernalia other than syringes may cause transmission of HCV among injection drug users, preventing messages and campaigns should be revised to alert active injection drug users to the importance of reducing or eliminating all equipment-sharing practices. Currently in the US, injection drug users are t...

Nightlights could ward diabetic blindness

...ols. It opens up the possibility that some kind of transmission of light through closed eyelids, during sleep, could protect the retina from damage by reducing the oxygen requirements of the rod cells.....

Gene researchers make Malaria-resistant mosquito

... were used, it is not known whether SM1 will block transmission of the human malaria parasite. Also, it is not clear if there is a safe and effective way to spread such genes into mosquitoes in general, and because the technique wasn't 100% effective at blocking transmission, the parasite could become "resistant...

Machines take over the battle against hospital bugs

...oving the bacteria from the air, thus stopping the transmission of infections. He also added that the present study focused only on acinetobacter, but it is possible that the ionisers may have had an effect on other airborne bacteria also. Though further research is required to establish the effectiveness of the ...

New genital gel could empower women against the AIDS epidemic

...nitial testing in monkeys was found to curb sexual transmission of HIV between monkeys. The new study has backed the belief that microbicides - chemicals that hobble viruses - could act as shields against HIV. This or other microbicides, applied in cream form to the vagina or rectum could// save the lives of seve...

WHO Travel Advice to prevent spread of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

...k in Hong Kong has developed an unusual pattern of transmission that is not fully understood.// The increasing num...d of SARS by restricting travel to areas where the transmission patterns of SARS are not fully understood. The SARS situation, which is rapidly evolving, is under c...

Missing Protein In Cancer Development

... entire cell cycle. The protein is responsible for transmission of genetic material from a parent cell to each of ...ghter cells produced during cell division. If that transmission somehow gets disrupted, the resulting cells become mutant versions of the original cell. The researc...

Scientists review SARS

... are taken to control the chain ofperson-to-person transmission of the SARS virus likedetection and treatment of s...pt in place at least anotheryear in any area where transmission seemed to havestopped to be sure that the virus was not hidingsomewhere, ready to strike again.An ea...

WHO Says Toronto Going Back on SARS-Affected List

...travel there. The WHO designation is routine for transmission of new cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, and a spokesman for the U.N. agency said Toronto was nowhere near another WHO warning against travel to the city. Elsewhere, the number of new cases reported in China was down to eight, while Taiwan...

Hope for 11 million children facing death from illnesses

...hildhood Illnesses, and preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV and reducing HIV among young people. Injuries community-based interventions have reduced the rates of injuries in many countries but further work is required to broaden the range of effective interventions. Physical environment can be improved...

World SARS-free within weeks

...ould be off the list and therefore we can say that transmission has been interrupted in human populations,"said WH...s are removed from the WHO's list of areas of SARS transmission when they have gone for 20 consecutive days without reporting a new case, twice the time it takes fo...

SARS-Free Taiwan to Mark End Phase of Global Fight

...for 0700 GMT, will close the current list of local transmission of the potentially fatal Severe Acute Respiratory ... the Canadian business capital taken off the local transmission list on Wednesday, say they will stay vigilant for SARS, for which there is no simple treatment. "W...

Return of SARS possible this fall

... Health Organization says all human chains of SARS transmission of were stopped, the virus could still exist in animal populations and be retransmitted to humans, the report says. "The wave of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has been overcome, but SARS has not been eradicated," according to reports from...

Reducing HIV Transmission

...ollow-up study of a new drug aimed at reducing the transmission of HIV from infected mothers to their newborn chil...e. Results showed the 8.2-percent reduction in HIV transmission that was seen for infants on nevirapine at six to eight weeks in the original study was sustained at...

Drugs said to Reduce HIV Transmission to Baby

...dovudine and nevirapine reduce the mother-to-child transmission of HIV in breastfeeding women in Africa. //The tre... determine if the two drugs given together reduced transmission more than just nevirapine alone when given after the baby is born.Recent research shows a combinatio...

Alcoholism Influenced By Both Genetics & Family Environment

...le question in the medical community of hereditary transmission of alcoholism risk, there have been very few studies from this offspring-of-twins perspective. With this angle, the researchers hoped to gain insight into both genetic and environmental risk factors based on the twin’s history of alcoholism. Intervie...

Drug Stops Herpes

...partners who received a placebo. Researchers say transmission of genital herpes to others is the chief concern i...tes of HSV reactivation, subclinical shedding, and transmission of genital herpes to a susceptible partner....

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