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Birds breed viruses

...hat a wide range of influenza viruses circulate in wild birds.However, only two types have ever been known to infect humans. These are two subtypes of the influenza A virus known as (H5N1) and (H9N2). The first human case of the disease was reported in Hong Kong in mid-May . The outbreak - of the H5N1 s...

Plague creates panic in India

...est last month and had been possibly infected by a wild rat. The highly contagious disease later killed three of his relatives. Twelve more infected people from the same village were being treated at nearby hospitals. Thakur said about 8000 people in the affected area had been given preventive antibioti...

SARS research confirms link to animals

...olated from humans with SARS with a virus found in wild animals recently captured //and being held in a re...merchants in the market and found that eight of 20 wild animal traders and three of 15 workers who slaughter the animals had antibodies to the virus. Only 5...

WHO Issues Caution Against Bird Flu Epidemic

... roots. In the avian form, the disease is borne by wild birds, especially ducks, and so it may be difficult to contain the spread of the disease. FAO advises that instead of killing the poultry population, it is important to impose strict biosecurity measures to poultry production all over the world. Lin...

Use of antibiotics in farms may increase ‘super bugs

... surface of the farms, in the ground water, in the wild animals that live around and in the animals raised in the farms for the market. These antibiotic resistant bacteria are carried from the farms to the kitchen and in turn infect the humans from common handling through unsafe procedures. Once eaten alo...

Consuming Fish During Pregnancy Boosts Child’s I

...sidered in farm raised fish are PCBs. The pacific wild salmon is a good fish as it has lower mercury levels and pollutants. Source: Environmental Health Perspectives Journal....

Influenza Avian Flu strain has become more contagious and dangerous.

...n hundred millions of birds, including poultry and wild birds have been died or slaughtered across Asia . The main concern is due to the infection in humans has 51 people have died due to infection with this strain in Vietnam , Thailand and Cambodia . The infection occurred due to transmission of the vir...

Eleutherobin From Coral Fights Cancer Cells

... regard for the shape and function of a lung. That wild reproduction can form tumors that clog up the lung and make it stop functioning as it should. Because of the large size of the lungs, cancer may grow for many years, undetected, without causing suspicion. Lung cancer can spread outside the lungs with...

Britney Spears Donates $50 000 To Support Cancer Patients

... regard for the shape and function of a lung. That wild reproduction can form tumors that clog up the lung and make it stop functioning as it should. Because of the large size of the lungs, cancer may grow for many years, undetected, without causing suspicion. Lung cancer can spread outside the lungs with...

Lung Cancer Deaths Declining In Men But Not Women In European Countries

... regard for the shape and function of a lung. That wild reproduction can form tumors that clog up the lung and make it stop functioning as it should. Because of the large size of the lungs, cancer may grow for many years, undetected, without causing suspicion. Lung cancer can spread outside the lungs with...

Toll-like Receptor (Tlr3) Attachment Leads To Lethal Encephalitis

...V, Tlr3 mice were more resistant to infection than wild type mice. Quantitative PCR assays showed that, fo...ral blood was increased in Tlr3 mice compared with wild type mice. Analysis blood cytokine levels showed increased levels of inflammatory cytokines in wild ...

Bird flu infection spreads from Asia to Europe

...d be to set up surveillance areas to randomly test wild bird populations. The FAO would need US$20-30 million for such a study, he says. Medindia on Avian flu – Further Information: Avian Influenza: Avian influenza (AI) or Bird Flu is a disease of viral etiology that ranges from a mild or even asy...

Prohibited diet medicine found in Chinese herbs

...onal Chinese medicine are usually harvested in the wild and some plants may be accidentally substituted for others (such as happened when Arisolochia was substituted for Stephania, leading to the outbreak of Chinese Herb nephropathy in Belgium), or may be in short supply and substituted or omitted from pr...

SARS (Bird Flu) spreading in the Asian continent

... month in the remote Qinghai province killing 6000 wild migratory birds. It has chronically infected Vietnam and both Cambodia and possibly Indonesia reporting their first human cases of the virus has been causing great turbulence in the minds of the international government. Asia needs about $100 mill...

Experts Recommend Preventive Measures For Avian Flu To Begin From Farms

...ngolia’s Kovsgol province, collecting samples from wild birds that have recently contracted the virus. A...ltry and waterfowl are allowed to intermingle with wild birds. Wildlife markets—where wild and domesticated species are kept in close proximity—are also hub...

Bird Flu Strains Detected In Wild Birds Of Mongolia

...e had found the strains of bird flu disease in the wild migratory birds in Mongolia. This is for the first...avian influenza had been detected in any strain of wild birds // that have no contact with the domestic poultry, or waterfowl. The team of researchers from...

People warned against consumption of red meat due to risk of Flu epidemic

... warned the local people against consuming meat of wild birds as it may contain the deadly virus. The A/H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus could be transmitted to human beings and infect them with fatal consequences. The endangered species of migratory birds from far off Central Asia, Siberia and Russi...

First Bird flu case reported in Turkey

...th experts maintain that indiscriminate culling of wild migratory bird populations would be ineffective in...largest wetlands and is a major migratory area for wild birds coming from Russia, Scandinavia, Poland and Germany. The birds fly to warmer areas in North Af...

Malaria To Be Tackled By Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

...odified mosquitoes could soon be released into the wild in an attempt to combat malaria that is currently ...e millions of these male insects so they mate with wild females but produce no offspring, eradicating insects in the target region within weeks. Scientists ...

India May not Face Bird Flu Outbreak

...ontact with affected and sick birds. This year the wild bird from China has decided to fly some other route and spare India from its destination. “It looks as if India has escaped an outbreak this year because the migratory birds that visit India from China each year have gone to Turkey, Kazakhstan and ...

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