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News on Infectious Diseases continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Psychology Today

Update on Methamphetamine Addiction

The chemical methamphetamine hydrochloride is generally simply known as methamphetamine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

6 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Patient in isolation in St. Catharines hospital on Ebola fears

Some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion is revealed in this undated handout colorized transmission electron micrograph obtained by Reuters August 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

10 hrs ago | FarmingUK

Pig breeders warned over virus

Pig breeding companies are being urged to keep free from a virus that has had a devastating impact in the United States and Canada.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine

14 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ivory Coast will allow Sierra Leone team in

This Aug. 12, 2014 file photo shows a healthcare worker walking near a Ebola isolation unit wearing protective gear against the virus at Kenema Government Hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Travel, Sierra Leone Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Medicine, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry

18 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Experimental Ebola vaccine trial starts soon

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, GlaxoSmithKline

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bangkok Post

Human capital to address threats of pandemic disease

In 1918, as World War I drew to a close, an epidemic of Spanish flu took the lives of between 50 and 100 million people around the world.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Southeast Asia, World News, Laos, Bird Flu, Cholera

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Research and Markets: 2014 Opportunities in the US Infectious Disease Testing Market

The report examines key US market trends; reviews current and emerging assays; analyzes potential applications of innovative diagnostic technologies; forecasts volume and sales for over 100 infectious disease tests by assay, and market segment; provides test volume estimates by method ; profiles leading players and potential market entrants; and ... (more)

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Worcester News

Ebola Briton doing 'pretty well'

Senior Matron Breda Athan demonstrates the use of a high level isolation apparatus in the High Secure Infectious Disease Unit at The Royal Free Hospital The 29-year-old's parents Robin and Jackie said that their son is better than they thought he would be.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Ebola Briton doing 'pretty well'

Senior Matron Breda Athan demonstrates the use of a high level isolation apparatus in the High Secure Infectious Disease Unit at The Royal Free Hospital The 29-year-old's parents Robin and Jackie said that their son is better than they thought he would be.

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Related Topix: Medicine

KURB-FM Little Rock

Ellis Island Hospital Tours Coming in October

For the first time in 60 years, visitors to Ellis Island will be able to reenter its south-side hospital this October.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Non-Profit

NHK World

19 more people infected with Dengue fever in Japan

Japan's health authorities say they have confirmed 19 more cases of dengue fever contracted inside the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fox News

'Out of Control' Us doctor takes on Ebola with faith, technology

In two layers of protective gear in humid equatorial heat, the doctor slowly picks his way through the packed ETU - Ebola Treatment Unit -- in one of the main hospitals in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

MMR Vaccine/Autism Revelation: Another "Tuskegee Experiment"?

Thus far mainstream news agencies have been eerily silent regarding a stunning revelation that has the potential to unleash a firestorm of mistrust, outrage, and litigation against regulatory agencies that have long claimed that there is no link between the MMR vaccine and autism .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Autism, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African-American, Medicine

BioMed Central

Prevalence of dyslipidaemia and micronutrient deficiencies among...

Afghanistan is the 15th least developed country in the world, with poor sanitation and high rates of infectious diseases and malnutrition.

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Express India

USFDA grants QIDP status to two Wockhardt drugs

Drug maker Wockhardt today said that two of its anti-infective drugs have received Qualified Infectious Disease Product status from the US health regulator.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Wockhardt, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Science

Disease modelers project a rapidly rising toll from Ebola

Alessandro Vespignani hopes that his latest work will turn out to be wrong. In July, the physicist from Northeastern University in Boston started modeling how the deadly Ebola virus may spread in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Northeastern University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Gainesville, FL

Examiner.com

Do children need vaccinations? NOVA's documentary calls the shots

Measles. Mumps. Whooping cough. Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Entertainment, Television, NOVA, Mumps, Pediatrics, Medicine

Science Daily

Big Data Approach Identifies Europe's Most Dangerous Human, Domestic Animal Pathogens

The pathogens posing the greatest risk to Europe based upon a proxy for impact have been identified by researchers using a 'big data' approach to scientific research.

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Related Topix: Food Poisoning, Health

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Post-gazette.com

A bucketful of ALS myths

Unless you've been living with your head under a bucket, you've heard about or participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge - an effort to raise money for ALS research by dousing cold water on yourself and/a or donating $100.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Marketing, Lyme Disease, Neurology, Opinion

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Senegal: International SOS update

TheSenegalese Ministry of Health hasannounced the first imported case of Ebola in Senegal.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Senegal, Medicine

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