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16 min ago | CNN
Editor's note: Dr. Barbara Kazmierczak is an associate professor of medicine and microbial pathogenesis at Yale University School of Medicine.
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4 hrs ago | Business Wire
The transaction is consistent with Emergent's growth plan in that it diversifies the company's revenue mix, adds commercial product sales and contributes to earnings growth.
8 hrs ago | Business Journal
MedImmune announced on Wednesday morning a $6.5 million research partnership with Johns Hopkins University , marking the second academic collaboration inked by the Gaithersburg biotech in recent months.
12 hrs ago | USA Today
The number of consumers sickened by drinking raw, unpasteurized milk far exceeds case counts reported in well-publicized outbreaks, a new study from Minnesota suggests.
16 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
According to a new survey, by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, many people are not taking steps to prevent getting sick and don't know how to treat the flu if they do fall ill.
Jhon Orozco of Dover , a biology student at County College of Morris , recently gained some practical experience as part of his college education as the college's first intern at Elusys Therapeutics.
UC Riverside officials say they have alerted about two dozen people who may have been exposed to bacterial meningitis by a staff member at the university.
Lee's Summit-based Viracor-IBT Laboratories Inc. announced Tuesday that it has closed on its purchase of assets associated with the laboratory operations of the National Institute of Transplantation.
About half of Americans have misconceptions on how to prevent contracting the flu and to treat the illness, a new survey shows.
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam Tuesday advised flood evacuees to adhere to the instructions of the medical officers assigned to relief centres to prevent getting infected by diseases.
Dec. 9, 2013 -- Experts call two new drugs for hepatitis C ''game changers" that they expect will dramatically improve treatment for many of the 3 million Americans with a chronic infection.
Children hospitalized for pneumonia have similar outcomes, including length of stay and costs, regardless of whether they are treated with "big gun" antibiotics such as ceftriaxone or cefotaxime or more narrowly focused antibiotics such as ampicillin or penicillin, according to a Vanderbilt study published in the journal Pediatrics.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says a new study shows the deadly avian H7N9 influenza virus that emerged earlier this year in China is poorly adapted for sustained transmission between humans.
A discussion about the risk of transmitting or contracting HIV without mentioning Hepatitis C is like talking about Clyde Barrow without Bonnie Parker.
Researchers at UmeA University and Uppsala University have found that residues of the influenza drug Tamiflu in the environment can make the influenza virus in birds resistant.
Epidemiological situation in places of public rallies and other actions in Kyiv is under control, there are no cases of group infectious diseases, the press service of the Health Ministry informed, referring to the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service in Kyiv.