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2 hrs ago | Queerty
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified a recombinant strain of HIV-meaning it's a cross of two previously identified strains-that develops into AIDS in roughly 5 years.
Do gun control laws need to be more or less strict than they are now?
Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
5 hrs ago | CBS Local
The Kent County Health Department say some of the cases appear to be norovirus, which is highly contagious and causes flu-like symptoms including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramping.
8 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal
TEDxUniversityofNevada is set for Jan. 24 in the Joe Crowley Student Union Theatre at the University of Nevada, Reno.
12 hrs ago | Medical News Today
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That's the question the federal government is considering this week as it re-evaluates whether it should lift the 30-year ban on homosexual blood donation.
While the word meningitis can strike fear in any parent's mind, health experts say there is no reason to panic.
Authorities in Phoenix say tests indicate a passenger whose presence on a flight from Texas caused a tuberculosis scare doesn't have the infectious disease.
Officials removed a man with an unspecified infectious disease possibly tuberculosis from a US Airways Express flight with 70 passengers on board shortly after it landed in Phoenix over the weekend, authorities said on Monday Dec. 2. The unidentified man was removed from Flight 2846 from Austin, Texas, when it landed on Saturday after the airline ... (more)
Dubai, UAE: The GCC countries receive around two million working expatriates annually and 25% of these expatriates suffer from health issues, specifically infectious diseases .
Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration designated isavuconazole as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis.
Visterra, Inc., a developer of novel therapeutics to prevent and treat major infectious diseases, today announced that it has received $8.1 million in proceeds from an upsized and final closing of its Series A financing round.
Researchers discovered a new and more aggressive strain of human immunodeficiency virus , Fox News reported a few days ago .
President Obama speaks at a World AIDS Day event in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, near the White House in Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 2013.
Officials removed a man with an unspecified infectious disease - possibly tuberculosis - from a US Airways Express flight with 70 passengers on board shortly after it landed in Phoenix over the weekend, authorities said on Monday.
We're on the brink of a "post-antibiotic era" --one where people routinely get horribly sick and die from surgery, childbirth, or simple infections.
Over the last century, U.S. cities, counties and states have reported nearly 88 million cases of 56 different contagious diseases.
The World Health Organization says a man, his wife who recently gave birth and their eight-year-old son have tested positive for MERS in the United Arab Emirates.