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1 hr ago | Medical News
A rare procedure occasionally performed during Jewish circumcisions that involves direct oral suction is a likely source of herpes simplex virus type 1 transmissions documented in infants between 1988 and 2012, a literature review conducted by Penn Medicine researchers and published online in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Philly.com
As doctors, we tend to think of preventative medicine in a very concrete way. It's the underlying mantra behind our recommendation for routine physical exams, labwork, imaging tests, and screening tests.
9 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com
Our body's amazing protection mechanism - the immune system - is complex, intricate and interesting.
14 hrs ago | CNN
The outbreak began in forested areas of south-eastern Guinea, before spreading into Sierra Leone and Liberia.
18 hrs ago | Medical News
Researchers at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced results of a clinical trial of a new drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus .
Pharmaceutical companies are in a tough position; they are highly regulated, trials are expensive, new products fail most of the time, and if they are successful, everyone complains the cost is too high while the company tries to make money before it goes generic.
The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.
Shares of Meridian Bioscience Inc. dropped more than 2.8 percent today after the Newtown-based company reported third-quarter earnings that fell slightly short of analyst expectations for revenue and earnings per share.
"When I was a tenth-grader, there was a boy in my class whose name was Billy Lynn, and he had leukemia," Dr. Paul Offit, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, reminisced at a panel at the Television Critics Association press tour in Los Angeles on ... (more)
Funds will be used to advance development of AB103, a novel therapy for the treatment of necrotizing soft tissue infections )--Atox Bio, developer of therapeutics for severe infections, today announced that it has raised up to $23 million in a Series E investment led by SR One with participation by Lundbeckfond Ventures and OrbiMed Israel.
From the minute a person decides to take the HIV test, a counsellor's role begins.
OCTOBER 02: A medico-technical assistant examined virus-infected cells under a microscope at Robert Koch Institute on October 2, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.
The drought that has the entire country in its grip is affecting more than the color of people's lawns.
Chikungunya is on the move. Locally acquired cases of the mosquito-borne virus, native to central Africa, have been identified in the US for the first time, and virologists are warning it could spread to Europe.
The next pandemic is "not the thing that we don't know, but something that's hiding in plain sight," Dr. Tom Frieden, head of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told a gathering in Washington on Tuesday.
The severity of a viral infection is partly due to the virus and partly due to the immune system's response.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 04:52 pm
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