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The drought that has the entire country in its grip is affecting more than the color of people's lawns.
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3 hrs ago | New Scientist
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.
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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.
Quidel Corporation , a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.
Chinese officials rushed to seal off a Chinese village after a herdsman died of the world's most deadly disease, the plague, after moving a dead marmot off grassland where his animals were feeding.
Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have received a five-year grant for $10 million to continue work on a project to fight the growing threat of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus .
In this Aug. 16, 2012, file photo, mosquitos are sorted at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas.
Chemclin's Anti-TB assay provides components for in-vitro qualitative determination of Antibody to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in human serum or plasma by an indirect chemiluminescent assay method.
Data from iPrEx Open-Label Extension Demonstrate High Interest in PrEP, Longer-term Evidence of Safety and Efficacy, and No Sign of Increased Risk Behavior Among PrEP Users - iPrEx OLE is the first PrEP demonstration project to report on its experience; results presented as a late-breaker at AIDS 2014, published in Lancet Infectious Diseases - Data ... (more)
A local pain management clinic is being investigated by the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health for allegedly reusing needles and vials of pain medications on multiple patients.
With over 80 encephalitis deaths reported from northern West Bengal this year, the state health department has decided to set up fever clinics and relocate pig farms in the districts in the grip of the vector-borne disease.
State health and animal science experts say that of the 103 cases, 86 have been confirmed in skunks.
Ohio health officials are advising Ohio patients of a clinic in West Virginia to be tested for some infectious diseases.
Leading scientists from around the globe gathered at AIDS 2014 today to discuss efforts and progress towards a cure for the virus and recent advances which suggest a 'kick and kill' approach at a cellular level may be having some success.
This is a tremendous opportunity to lead a vital research enterprise in a preeminent veterinary school and be part of the Academic Health Center on the campus of a major public research and land-grant university.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 01:22 pm
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