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1 hr ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Extroverts happier regardless of culture

Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent infectious diseases, and placing cameras over sinks might boost youngsters' hand hygiene, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Palm City, FL

1 hr ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

If kids think someone's watching, they're more likely to wash their hands

Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent infectious diseases, and placing cameras over sinks might boost youngsters' hand hygiene, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Palm City, FL

2 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Ebola Outbreak In Guinea Kills 61 With 109 Confirmed Cases, WHO Says: How Far Has The Virus Come?

Sixty-nine people have died since January of Ebola in the West African country of Guinea with 109 cases now confirmed by the World Health Organization .

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea,

4 hrs ago | CiteULike

Emergence of Klebsiella pneumoniae co-producing NDM-type and OXA-181 carbapenemases.

Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases , Vol.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Medicine

9 hrs ago | AME Info

Saudi Arabia confirms link between MERS and camels

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Nation sees increase in infectious pet diseases

The rate of two infectious diseases in cats and dogs has increased throughout the nation since 2009, according to Banfield Pet Hospital's State of Pet Health 2014 Report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lyme Disease, Health

The Real Deal

Poveglia, a supposedly haunted island in Italy

Poveglia, a 17-acre island located between Venice and Lido in the Venetian Lagoon, was once a quarantine station for people with infectious diseases and a mass burial ground for those with the plague.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Baltimore Sun

Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV , was the agent causing AIDS.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African-American, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

CBC News

Saudi Arabia announces jump in new cases of deadly MERS virus

The Saudi Arabian ministry of health has confirmed a total 231 cases of MERS in the kingdom, with 76 deaths to date.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Medicine, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, United Arab Emirates, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

CiteULike

An easy operating pathogen microarray (EOPM) platform for rapid screening of vertebrate pathogens

BACKGROUND:Infectious diseases emerge frequently in China, partly because of its large and highly mobile population.

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US Pharmacist

Drug-Resistant Bacteria Among U.S. Children on Rise

Infections caused by a rare type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria are on the rise in U.S. children, according to new study published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Rush University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CiteULike

IL-35-producing B cells are critical regulators of immunity during autoimmune and infectious diseases

B lymphocytes have critical roles as positive and negative regulators of immunity.

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South China Morning Post

Filipino nurse from UAE tests negative for Mers

A Filipino nurse who tested positive for the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome has been found free of infection in a subsequent examination after returning home.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

CiteULike

Ameliorative effect of a microbial feed additive on infectious...

Ameliorative effect of a microbial feed additive on infectious bronchitis virus antibody titer and stress index in broiler chicks fed deoxynivalenol.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biology, Science, Biochemistry

Health.com

If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands

Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent infectious diseases, and placing cameras over sinks might boost youngsters' hand hygiene, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kenya, World News

RedOrbit

Space-Tested Fluid Flow Concept Advances...

A new medical-testing device is being prepped to enter the battle against infectious disease .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Medicine, Evanston, IL

NJ.com

Princeton Univ. students who received meningitis B vaccine are recruited for research study

PRINCETON -- Princeton University students who received a previously unapproved meningitis vaccine in response to a campus outbreak are being recruited to participate in a study of the vaccine's impact.

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Related Topix: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Drexel University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Castanet.net

Sharp jump in SARS cases

For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recent rapid rise in human infections in several Middle Eastern countries caused by a cousin virus is creating a sense of sharp unease.

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Related Topix: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, World News, Medicine

The Whitecourt Star

Province promotes message of immunization

Town of Whitecourt mayor Maryann Chichak and Alberta Health Services public health nurse Jean Day show off the official Whitecourt Proclamation of Immunization Week on April 26 to May 3. Barry Kerton That is the message Alberta Health Services wants to get out during Immunization Week, which will be held on the last week of April.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, North America, World News, Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Chickenpox

101.5-WQUT

NJ Mumps Victims Were Vaccinated, Officials Say

An outbreak of mumps among New Jersey college students has highlighted the "weak sister" in the MMR vaccine.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Vaccinations, Stevens Institute of Technology, Education, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

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