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3 hrs ago | Lake Wylie Pilot
When they realized one of their patients had recently traveled in Africa, doctors at Carolinas Medical Center's emergency department took precautions early Wednesday to prevent possible spread of an infectious disease.
3 hrs ago | WLKY-TV Louisville
A southern Indiana man said the death of a Kansas girl is just another reason why warning signs should be posted at ponds and lakes.
4 hrs ago | News Observer
Cempra's net loss quadrupled in the second quarter as the Chapel Hill pharmaceutical company ramped up spending on clinical trials for the antibiotic products it is developing.
8 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia
A section of the emergency room at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte is back open after temporarily being blocked while a patient was being tested.
8 hrs ago | Business Journal
Genocea Biosciences CEO Chip Clark said the results provide strong support for its ongoing clinical investigation of GEN-003, and provide further validation of its approach for identifying vaccine candidates.
9 hrs ago | Food Quality News
The Texas Department of State Health Services has reported 110 cases of Cyclospora infection but admitted it is still unsure of the source.
11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
In this August 2013 file photo, Brendan Emanuel from the University of New England looks in on the nest built inside of a birdhouse placed on the perimeter of a school soccer field.
12 hrs ago | Philly.com
It's not every day - maybe not any day - that scientists disclose their religion and method of circumcision in an academic paper.
14 hrs ago | Medical News Today
Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.
In the 1990s, a new acellular pertussis vaccine was introduced in the United States and other countries.
Later this month, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology-commonly known as PCAST-will issue a highly anticipated report on antibiotic resistance, bringing much-needed attention to a growing public health threat that is fast becoming a global crisis.
A recent UK study said fist bumps spread far fewer germs than the traditional handshake, and even the high five.
"This is the time of year when we often begin to find mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus in Boston," a public health official said.
Genotypic technology is expected to register highest growth in the microbial identification market.
PaxVax , a biopharmaceuticals company developing vaccines for infectious disease, has raised $62M in a funding round.
The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.
ContraFect Announces Pricing of Its Initial Public Offering Offering Upsized to $36,000,000; Units to Commence Trading Today Under the Ticker Symbol "CFRXU" YONKERS, NY-- - ContraFect Corporation , a biotechnology company focused on protein and antibody therapeutic products for life-threatening infectious diseases, announced today the pricing of ... (more)
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 04:07 pm
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