Cholera Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. India Network Awards Travel Grant to Riya Raghupathy, National Center...Read the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... The research aims to find new therapeutic approaches to treat bacteria. Several bacterial toxins like aerolysin and cholera toxin make use of proteins at the site of these compartments to invade the host system. The research reported in the paper ...

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  2. Letter: Trying to stop GMO food is a step backwardsRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Lansing State Journal

    ... tic engineering of plants has the potential to provide edible plant vaccines that could immunize individuals against cholera, diarrhea and potentially AIDS. Trying to stop this technology is unethical and immoral. Mike Wergo DeWitt

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  3. Art auction benefits impoverished HaitiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... a monthly eye clinic, a vaccine clinic, a full lab and pharmacy and 24/7 nursing care for those suffering from cholera, Laing said. Though she had done some medical mission work in Vietnam and Kenya and seen horrifying situations, especially the ...

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  4. Got bad water? Got shrubs? Problem solved, maybe.Read the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Nicaragua Living

    Dirty water is a major cause of mortality in the developing world. 'The most common water-borne pathogens are bacteria , viruses , and protozoa .

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  5. Atlanta-based CDC Responds to Cholera Outbreak in HaitiRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... the camps sheltering Haiti 's earthquake survivors have deteriorated into slums that provide 'ripe conditions' for cholera . The unsanitary conditions in these tented camps give the water-borne disease fertile ground to grow and spread. Infected ...

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  6. Water Filtration With a Tree BranchRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Slashdot

    Taco Cowboy writes "Dirty water is a major cause of mortality in the developing world.

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  7. Battling bacteria in Cape Cod oystersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | National Fisherman

    ... number of people in recent years. Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a species of bacteria related to the organism that causes cholera, can lead to diarrhea, abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting and sometimes fever. Symptoms usually begin about a day after ...

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  8. Safe Birthing Campaign Launches Sweepstakes to Win Exclusive Downton Abbey Season 5 ExperienceRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... health facilities and meet with clinicians and partners in northern Haiti, an area heavily affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic. The effort by this campaign to make births safe and prevent maternal and infant mortality in Haiti "is nothing short ...

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  9. Tech Industry Invests In WaterRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Water Online

    ... when clean water is scarce. For instance, "1.6 million people die every year from diarrhoeal diseases (including cholera) attributable to lack of access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation and 90 percent of these are children under 5, mostly ...

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  10. What influences our health? Our parents and ancestors have a massive...Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | Robert Paterson's Weblog

    ... to population concentration. This is why factory farming of animals depends on medication. This is why there were cholera epidemics when cities expanded in the 19th century. Travel is dangerous - Isolation protects us from novel diseases, connection ...

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  11. What is health and what is disease? (Part IV) What can we know to take action ourselves?Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Robert Paterson's Weblog

    ... local host populations offer an ideal environment for an epidemic of malaria or any disease that is water born. Cholera and Typhoid use water as a vector. Poor water systems poor sewage disposal and large concentrated host populations offer the ...

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  12. HealthyBirthing.org: Safe Birthing Campaign Launches Sweepstakes to...Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... health facilities and meet with clinicians and partners in northern Haiti, an area heavily affected by the ongoing cholera epidemic. The effort by this campaign to make births safe and prevent maternal and infant mortality in Haiti "is nothing short ...

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  13. Did Slavery Create Modern Medicine?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | Mother Jones

    ... Priceless epidemiological information on a range of diseases - malaria, smallpox, yellow fever, dysentery, typhoid, cholera, and so on - was gleaned from the bodies of the dying and the dead. When slaves couldn't be kept alive, their autopsied ...

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  14. The Bleached Bones of the Dead: What the Modern World Owes SlaveryRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | Michael Moore

    ... Priceless epidemiological information on a range of diseases -- malaria, smallpox, yellow fever, dysentery, typhoid, cholera, and so on -- was gleaned from the bodies of the dying and the dead. When slaves couldn't be kept alive, their autopsied ...

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  15. The bleached bones of the deadRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Le Monde diplomatique

    ... Priceless epidemiological information on a range of diseases - malaria, smallpox, yellow fever, dysentery, typhoid, cholera, and so on - was gleaned from the bodies of the dying and the dead. When slaves couldn't be kept alive, their autopsied ...

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  16. Democratic Party arm criticized in Haiti project for spending on big...Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Fox News

    ... even after billions in humanitarian and development aid poured in after the mammoth 2010 earthquake and ensuing cholera epidemic. NDI's role was to organize the ICs and support them through "event financing"-helping to rent meeting spaces, pay for ...

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  17. Early warning system for epidemicsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Medical News Today

    ... disease may break out next. The concept will be on show at Booth E40 in Hall 9 of the CeBIT trade fair in Hannover. Cholera has been all but eradicated in Europe, but this bacterial, primarily waterborne disease still claims thousands of lives in ...

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  18. A World built on SlaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2014 | Juan Cole

    ... Priceless epidemiological information on a range of diseases - malaria, smallpox, yellow fever, dysentery, typhoid, cholera, and so on - was gleaned from the bodies of the dying and the dead. When slaves couldn't be kept alive, their autopsied ...

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  19. Count Me In: Video Of Taiwan Fireworks Festival Where All The Fireworks Are Shot At The SpectatorsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | Hedonistica

    ... year in Tainan City, Taiwan, on the fifteenth day of the Chinese New Year. The festival celebrates the end of a cholera epidemic that happened over a century ago. The fireworks consist of giant metal lattice "beehives" filled with bottle rockets ...

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  20. Wastewater has several benefits when it's treatedRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Community Voice

    ... waste, either on land or in bodies of water, the disease-causing germs were also present. Dysentery, typhoid fever, cholera, and other public health issues were often found to be caused by the presence of bacteria and parasites in drinking water ...

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