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... way to block the ability of parasites that cause malaria to shield themselves against drug treatments in infected mice--a finding that could lead to the development ... When patients finish their medication, these latent parasites reactivate and cause a relapse of the infection... this eIF2 kinase might solve the problem of latent infections caused by other clinically important parasites as well.
Pediatrics (1)
Malaria (12), Infections (2)
2. Global Influenza Deaths May Be Underestimated  
Date: 12/14/2017 18:06
NEJM - Physician's First Watch
Seasonal influenza could be responsible for more respiratory deaths worldwide than previously estimated, according to a Lancet study. Researchers looked at rates of influenza-associated....
Human Influenza (3)
Impact of Chlordecone on Active Chronic Hepatitis - Full Text View... between chlordecone exposure and fibrosis in active and chronic hepatitis due to virus B, C or alcohol... on the evolution of fibrosis to cirrhosis in chronic hepatitis whereas many studies have been reported liver damage in ... to chlordecone can induce evolution to cirrhosis in chronic hepatitis due to alcohol or viral hepatitis.
Infectious Diseases (7)
Fibrosis (6), Chronic Hepatitis (5), Cirrhosis (4)
... Extended Dose Intervals on the Immune Response to Oral Cholera Vaccine - Full Text View... Cholera is a life-threatening disease if prompt actions are ... The most recent estimates of the global burden of cholera estimate that there are more than 1.3 billion people ... A safe, effective, and affordable killed whole-cell oral cholera vaccine (OCV) is now being used widely to prevent cholera in areas at risk ...
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Dose Finding Study to Determine if BEZ235 Alone or in Combination With RAD001 Decreases the Incidence of Respiratory Tract Infections in the Elderly - Full Text View... in combination with RAD001 as compared to placebo in elderly subjects who are at increased risk of respiratory tract infection related-morbidity and mortality.
Respiratory Tract Infections (3)
CBC News Canada
New research suggests wild salmon exposed to fish farms have 'much higher' rate of viral infection - British Columbia... PRV is a disease that causes an acute infection in the red blood cells of the fish, which reduces oxygen levels. Industry disputes suggestions of harm. The virus was not considered harmful by officials until this year when it was discovered that ...
Infections (6)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
New drug thwarts Zika, dengue, West Nile in cell cultures... Lab tests prove a new drug called NGI-1 is capable of shutting down flaviviruses, the family that includes mosquito-borne viruses like Zika, dengue and West Nile. The new drug works by cutting off access to key proteins in mammalian cells that invading viruses rely on.
Dengue (4), Yellow Fever (1)
CBS News
Meningitis suspected in 2 children's deaths at Miami day care... meningitis... The State Health Department hasn't confirmed either diagnosis; lab tests are pending as to whether either child had meningitis. Both deaths happened within seven days of each other in the first week of December. We have been working with the State Department of Health, children and families and with ...
Infectious Diseases (4)
Meningitis (4)
Diet Management on Hepatic Encephalopathy of Patients With Variceal Bleeding After Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Creation ... Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a severe complication of TIPS treatment in patients ... diet management strategy, drawn up from the nutritional management consensus of hepatic encephalopathy (ISHEN consensus), could decrease incidence of encephalopathy after TIPS treatment ...
Anti-Obesity and Weight Loss (4), Cardiovascular Diseases (2), Endocrine Disorders (1)
Hepatic Encephalopathy (4), Cirrhosis (2), Portal Hypertension (2)
While the standard regimen for protecting against cholera with existing non-living oral cholera vaccines includes administering two doses over a two-week ... Immunization with a single-dose cholera vaccine that could rapidly protect people in low-income countries who have not previously been exposed to cholera would be a significant asset in helping control outbreaks ...
Vaccines (17)
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Sofosbuvir and Daclatasvir for Treating Hepatitis C in 200 Patients Co-infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus - Full Text View ... To achieve the goal of elimination of hepatitis C in 2030 as set forward by the world health organization (WHO) a main group requiring treatment are subjects co-infected with HIV ...
Infectious Diseases (5), Immune System Diseases (2)
Hepatitis C (4), Cirrhosis (2), Hepatitis (1)
Hepatic Transarterial Administrations of NKR-2 in Patients With Unresectable Liver Metastases From ... administered every 2 weeks (14 days) for a total of 3 administrations (hepatic transarterial administrations) within 4 weeks (28 days... NKR-2 cells will be administered (hepatic transarterial administration) every 2 weeks (14 days) for a total of 3 ...
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A Clinical Trail Of An Adjuvanted Inactivated H7N9 Influenza Vaccine - Full Text View. The aim of this study is to investigate the immunogenicity and safety of the inactivated whole-virion vaccine for teenagers and adults. The investigators will test the vaccine in participants aged 12-60 years, for a randomized, blind, placebo-controlled, age-stratified clinical study.
Vaccines (5)
Human Influenza (2)
Not only does antibiotic resistance make treatment increasingly difficult, but the bacteria’s relatively impermeable ... The mycomembrane of the tuberculosis pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a lipid double-layer that forms an outer ... Tags: Antibiotic, Antibiotic Resistance, Bacteria, Compound, Drugs, Enzyme, Fatty Acids, Infectious Diseases, Medical School, Metabolite, Molecule, Pathogen, Public Health, Serine, Tuberculosis ...
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... relevant previously published clinical data shows how parasites causing malaria become resistant to a commonly used treatment for malaria in travelers ... Malarone®), which is commonly used to treat P. falciparum malaria in travelers provides a potentially cheap alternative to artemisinin ... current frontline antimalarial option for treatment in areas of malaria.
Malaria (7), Falciparum Malaria (1), Infections (1)
U.S. Food & Drug Administration - FDA - What's New: Drugs (FDA)
... about too much acid in the blood and serious urinary tract infections... too much acid in the blood and of serious urinary tract infections... We also identified 19 cases of life-threatening blood infections (urosepsis) and kidney infections (pyelonephritis) that started as urinary tract infections with the SGLT2 inhibitors reported to FAERS from March ...
Endocrine Disorders (8), Urology (6), Cardiovascular Diseases (1)
Ketosis (10), Urinary Tract Infections (6), Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 (5)
Epidemiology of Post-influenza Bacterial Pneumonia Due to a Panton-Valentine Leukocidin Positive ... Secondary bacterial influenza pneumonia caused by Panton-Valentine Leukocidin Positive Staphylococcus aureus ... Since the influenza pandemic of 2009, this complication is more and more ... the mortality in intensive care units of patients post-influenza bacterial pneumonia due to a Panton-Valentine Leukocidin positive ...
Human Influenza (5), Bacterial Pneumonia (3), Pneumonia (1)
Study to Evaluate the Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Tolerability of Seladelpar in Subjects With Hepatic Impairment and Healthy Subjects - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Maximum plasma concentration (Cmax) [ Time Frame: 5 days. Time to reach maximum concentration (Tmax) [ Time Frame: 5 days. Area under of the curve (AUC0-t and AUC0-∞) [ Time Frame: 5 days.
Immunogenicity of Co-administered Yellow Fever and Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccines - Full Text View... method will be used to measure antibody titers for measles, mumps, and rubella... Pan American Health Organization recommend that yellow fever and measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccines be administered on the same ... Phase IV study aims to determine if seroconversion against measles, mumps, rubella, and yellow fever after administration of MMR and ...
Vaccines (6)
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Study of ARO-HBV in Normal Adult Volunteers and Patients With Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Number of Participants With Adverse Events (AEs) Possibly or Probably Related to Treatment [ Time Frame: Part A (single-ascending dose [SAD] phase): up to 90 days; Part B (multiple-ascending dose [MAD] phase): up to 203 days.
Infectious Diseases (2)
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Study to Assess Clinical Outcomes in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Previously Treated With Daclatasvir-Based Regimens - Full Text View... Incidence of hepatic disease progression events [ Time Frame: up to 5 years. Secondary Outcome Measures. Durability of virologic response [ Time Frame: up to 5 years. assessed by response in subjects previously treated with DCV-based therapy who achieved sustained virologic response ...
Infectious Diseases (2)
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Improvement of Hard Endpoint in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Treated With Antiviral Therapy - Full Text View. Anti-viral therapy group. Subjects who have completed the 3 years research "Clinical Effects and Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Early Anti-viral Therapy on HBV-related Compensated Liver Cirrhosis. Drug: Nucleos(t)ide Analogues.
Infectious Diseases (2), Immune System Diseases (2)
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Sub Populations of Immune Cells in Influenza A and B Patients - Full Text View. Diagnostic Test: RT-PCR H1N1. At the first stage an upper respiratory swab was taken to determine the presence of Infuenza A H1N1 (the virus identification was done by RT - PCR. Then the different subtypes of lymphocytes were quantified at different stages of the disease.
H1N1 Influenza (2), Human Influenza (2)
Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Chemotherapy With Floxuridine and Dexamethasone in Combination With Systemic Chemotherapy for Patients ... does this a pump that delivers drugs over 2 weeks at constant rate into the hepatic artery... To study the effectiveness of a hepatic artery infusion pump at treating colorectal metastases to the liver.
Oncology (4)
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... blinded, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Study Evaluating the Effect of the Probiotic on Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Adult Women Recently Treated for UTI... Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common bacterial infections in women, with about 50% of women experiencing at least one UTI in their lifetime ...
Infectious Diseases (3), Urology (3)
Urinary Tract Infections (3), Bacterial Infection (1), Cystitis (1)
26. Influenza Management With Polyherbal Formulation  
Date: 12/07/2017 09:00
Influenza Management With Polyherbal Formulation - Full Text View... Percentage change in participants positive for influenza virus titer and viral RNA at end of treatment ... initiation of the study treatment and the alleviation of influenza symptoms. The alleviation of influenza symptoms is defined as the time when all of 7 influenza symptoms (cough, sore throat, headache, nasal congestion, feverishness or ...
Immune System Diseases (2)
Human Influenza (12), Sore Throat (2), Arthralgia (2)
... Grazoprevir Plus Elbasvir) in Chronic Hemodialysis (HD) Patients With Hepatitis C - Full Text View... Background - Hepatitis C (HCV) is common in hemodialysis (HD) patients with ... Hepatitis C is associated with increased mortality in HD patients ... Treatment of HIV/HCV co-infected patients will be done in collaboration with the HIV ...
Infectious Diseases (5)
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Toward Elimination of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV): A Pilot Study - Full Text View... To demonstrate that colocation treatment of substance use disorder and Hepatitis C infection concurrently while proving addiction counselling will achieve increased duration of sobriety and elimination of Hepatitis C virus in study participants. Primary objective. 1. Cure rates (SVR-12, HCV plasma RNA not quantifiable 12 weeks ...
Infectious Diseases (4)
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A Phase Ⅳ Clinical Trial of the Recombinant Hepatitis E Vaccine (Escherichia Coli)(the Lot Consistency Trial) - Full ... Biological: Participants would receive 3 doses of Recombinant Hepatitis E Vaccine (Escherichia Coli) intramuscularly at 0, 1, 6 ... Participants would receive 3 doses of Recombinant Hepatitis E Vaccine (Escherichia Coli) intramuscularly at 0, 1, 6 ...
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Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infection and the Common Pathogens, Durg-resistance in Periprosthetic Joint Infection - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Evaluation the specific and sensitivity of CRP [ Time Frame: within 4 weeks before the operation. To test the specifity and sensitivity of CRP. Evaluation the specific and sensitivity of ESR [ Time Frame: within 4 weeks before the operation.
Infectious Diseases (1)
Infections (6)
Growth in retail drug spending freefalls along with hepatitis C drug costs, analysis says... According to the agency, it was a decrease in hepatitis C costs—market watchers will remember Gilead's supersuccessful Sovaldi and Harvoni rollouts—fewer new drug launches, and a moderation in price hikes for both branded and ...
Infectious Diseases (3)
Hepatitis C (3)
A Study on Diagnosis and Treatment of End Stage Liver Disease Complicated With Infection (SESLDIR Study) - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Secondary Outcome Measures. Non-liver transplant survival [ Time Frame: 6 months. Non-liver transplant survival rate at 30 days, 60 days and 6 months after empirical antibiotic treatment.
Infectious Diseases (2)
End Stage Liver Disease (2), Infections (2)
Hepatic Arterial Infusion of Gemcitabine-oxaliplatin for Second-line Therapy in Non-metastatic Unresectable Intra-hepatic Cholangiocarcinoma - Full Text View ... Vascularisation of hepatic tumors is almost exclusively provided by the hepatic artery... Hepatic IA chemotherapy has rarely been used for the treatment of intra-hepatic cholangiocarcinoma (IHC), essentially in case-reports from Asia and ...
Cholangiocarcinoma (7), Neoplasms (4)
... Pharmacokinetics Study of JNJ-56136379 in Participants With Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection - Full Text View... Change From Baseline in Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) Levels [ Time Frame: Baseline up ... Change from baseline in Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) levels will be assessed... Change From Baseline in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) Levels [ Time Frame ...
Infectious Diseases (8)
Hepatitis B (6), Infections (2), Chronic Hepatitis B (2)
Prospective Clinical Evaluation of the FilmArray® Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (LRTI) Panel - Full Text View... The FilmArray Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (LRTI) Panel is a test designed for use with ... well as antimicrobial resistance gene targets associated with lower respiratory tract infections... including endotracheal aspirates) specimens from subjects with suspected lower respiratory tract (LRT) infections.
Respiratory Tract Infections (4), Infections (1)
Epidemiology of Hepatitis B, C and Delta in Reunion Island - Full Text ... Viral hepatitis B, C and Δ represent a global public health ... its foreword, the Dhumeaux report on "Management of people infected with hepatitis B or hepatitis C viruses" identifies a residual area of weakness in this care ... improving our knowledge on the characteristics of patients with hepatitis B, C and Δ in Reunion Island, their follow ...
Infectious Diseases (10)
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Madagascar’s pneumonic plague outbreak shows steady decline, but response must be sustained... Madagascar’s unprecedented outbreak of pneumonic plague is slowing down but the response must be sustained ... respond to new infections until the end of the plague season in April 2018,” said WHO Director-General Dr ... effective, but more infections of both bubonic and pneumonic plague are expected until the end of the plague season in April 2018 ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
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Controlled Human Infection for Vaccination Against Streptococcus Pyogenes - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Group A Streptococcus (GAS) is a ubiquitous human pathogen. Its impact begins in early childhood and is felt most by those who have the least. Globally, the health services impact of GAS disease in all its forms is immense and strikes at every level from primary ...
Vaccines (3), Infectious Diseases (2)
Pharyngitis (7), Infections (3)
Among malaria parasites infecting humans, Plasmodium falciparum (P. falciparum) causes especially severe disease ... University found that proteins called RIFIN expressed on erythrocytes infected with P. falciparum help the parasite to suppress the host immune response, causing severe malaria ... Malaria parasites infect mainly erythrocytes in the host and proliferate within infected erythrocytes ...
Vaccines (6), Immune System Diseases (4), Infectious Diseases (2)
Malaria (14), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (2), Communicable Diseases (2)
40. UMass starts mass vaccinations for meningitis  
Date: 12/03/2017 13:58
Meningitis B is caused by a bacterial infection and it can be deadly ... After an outbreak of meningitis B at Princeton University in 2013, the CDC and ... are urging all students 25 and under to get vaccinated for this serious infection which can cause death in 10 percent of those ...
Infectious Diseases (19), Vaccines (18)
Meningitis (17), Infections (4), Human Influenza (2)
ABC News
Mariah Carey has recovered from a respiratory infection Video... Mariah Carey has recovered from a respiratory infection. Now Playing. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry embark on their first engagements as a couple: Part 6. Now Playing. The secrets behind Meghan Markle's personal style and looks: Part 5. Now Playing. What Meghan Markle's new life will be like in the UK ...
Men's Health (1)
Respiratory Tract Infections (3)
Grazoprevir/Elbasvir for Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 4 Post Kidney Transplant - Full Text View. Experimental: Treatment Group. This is a prospective, interventional, case-control study at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in post-renal transplant patients who are receiving Grazoprevir/Elbasvir combination. Data will be compared with matched historical controls, which will be selected according to the ...
Infectious Diseases (2)
Hepatitis C (2)
Pharmacokinetic and Safety Study of Niraparib With Normal or Moderate Hepatic Impairment Patients - Full Text View. Experimental: Normal hepatic function (Group 1. To evaluate the pharmocokinetics and safety of niraparib. Drug: Niraparib. Niraparib is a potent, orally active PARP1 and PARP2 inhibitor being developed as a treatment for patients with tumors that harbor defects in the homologous recombination DNA repair ...
Neoplasms (1)
ABC News
Mariah Carey has recovered from a respiratory infection... her "All I Want for Christmas Is You" tour after a respiratory infection forced her to postpone it... battling the flu when she was struck with "a lovely upper respiratory infection." A week later, on Thanksgiving, she said that she hadn't recovered ...
Respiratory Tract Infections (3), Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (1), Human Influenza (1)
A Real-World Study of Pegylated Interferon In Nucleoside-treated Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B - Full Text View. Experimental: Sequential combination therapy group. Patients are treated with pegylated Interferon (180ug, subcutaneously, once a week) plus entecavir (0.5mg, orally, every day) or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (300mg, orally, every day) for 48/72/96 weeks.
Infectious Diseases (2)
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Susceptibility to Infections, Tumor Risk and Liver Disease in Patients With Ataxia Telangiectasia - Full Text View... It's known that the dimension of the liver disease affects susceptibility to infection... Up to now it isn't cleared if a substitution therapy with immunoglobulins reduces the susceptibility to infection. Therefore the aim oft the present clinical trial ist to explore frequency-, intensity, and ...
Oncology (1)
Infections (7), Neoplasms (5), Liver Diseases (4)
... directed Therapy A Combination of Anti-viral and Immune Therapy for the Treatment of Cancers Associated With Chronic Viral Infections - Full Text View ... 20% of all cancers may be associated with a bacterial or viral infection... Valproic acid) may be able to unmask a chronic viral infection from a person's own immune system, therefore making the virus susceptible to attack by the immune system ...
Oncology (6), Infectious Diseases (2)
Infections (8), Neoplasms (6), Papilloma (1)
CNN (United States)
Antibiotic resistance: Old problem, new ramifications... Antibiotic resistance goes back further still... Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center... that at least 2 million Americans contract antibiotic-resistant infections every year and that 23,000 die as ... Sir Alexander Fleming, who discovered penicillin, warned of antibiotic resistance at his... Just 33 of these target "priority pathogens": families of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health ...
Infectious Diseases (25), Oncology (1)
Infections (5), Neoplasms (1), Common Cold (1)
Kaiser Health News
WHO: Progress Has Stalled In Worldwide Effort To Eliminate Malaria... Reuters: WHO Fears Complacency As Progress Against Malaria Stalls. Progress in the global fight against malaria has stalled amid signs of flatlining funding and complacency ... Malaria infected around 216 million people in 91 countries in ... previous year, the WHO said in its annual World Malaria Report.
Immune System Diseases (5), Oncology (3)
Malaria (10), Multiple Sclerosis (4), Infections (2)
Next-Generation Sequencing Diagnostics of Bacteremia in Sepsis - Full Text View... time investigates the performance as well as the clinical value of a NGS based approach for the detection of bacteremia in patients with sepsis and may therefore be a pivotal step toward the clinical use of NGS in this ...
Sepsis (14), Bacteremia (3), Infections (2)
Over half of reported HIV diagnoses in Europe happen in late stage of infection... addressing gaps in the prevention of HIV and co-infections tuberculosis and viral hepatitis among hard-to-reach groups... HIV testing based on specific health conditions, such as other sexually transmitted infections, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis or certain cancers, could also lead to improved diagnosis ...
Immune System Diseases (41), Cardiovascular Diseases (3), Infectious Diseases (2)
Infections (7), HIV Infections (4), Tuberculosis (3)
CBC News Canada
Halifax sees highest number of mumps cases in a decade - Nova Scotia... authorities are warning the public about a string of mumps cases in the Halifax area. There have been 14 confirmed cases of mumps confirmed in the Halifax area this year, according to ... Mumps spread through kissing, sharing drinks.
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Gilead prices hepatitis C giant Sovaldi in China at one-fifth the ... with China’s drug authorities on the price of its hepatitis C blockbuster Sovaldi in that country, the company was ... Gilead nabs Chinese nod for Sovaldi, eyeing world's largest hepatitis C patient base... filed for approval in China of Vemlidy to treat hepatitis B, and it is planning several filings for its ...
Infectious Diseases (5)
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... the Relationship Between the Incidence and Severity of Upper Respiratory Tract Infection and the Magnitude of Anesthesia-induced Atelectasis - Full Text ... no URI (upper respiratory tract infection) symptoms. Patients without upper respiratory tract infection symptoms... questionnaire about the severity of their symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection... pediatric patients to check whether they have the upper respiratory tract infection and asks them to fill out a questionnaire about ...
Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (7), Pulmonary Atelectasis (4)
... 03709270 (sulopenem etzadroxil) with probenecid versus oral ciprofloxacin for treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection in adult women... Oral Sulopenem Etzadroxil With Probenecid Versus Ciprofloxacin for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections (uUTI) in Adult Women... Treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection... Treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection... Treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection.
Urology (8), Infectious Diseases (1)
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Staphylococcus Aureus Surgical Site Infection Multinational Epidemiology in Europe - Full Text View. This is a retrospective multinational, multicenter cohort study with a nested case-control. The study includes all surgical procedures performed at a participating site to prevent bias. Data will be assessed in two populations. Cohort population: Export of electronic file data on demographics, surgical procedure ICPM code, duration ...
Infectious Diseases (2), Endocrine Disorders (1), Anti-Obesity and Weight Loss (1)
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U.S. Food & Drug Administration - FDA - What's New: Vaccines, Blood & Biologics (FDA)
... meeting, BPAC reviewed the current status of transfusion-transmitted malaria and its impact on blood safety in the United ... of the available laboratory test methods to detect current malaria infection or to provide evidence of past exposure to malaria parasites ... low-grade parasitemia in individuals with clinical immunity to malaria, or with a chronic malaria infection who have not received definitive treatment after departure from the malaria-endemic area ...
Malaria (163), Infections (16), Dengue (3)
Science Media Centre
expert reaction to reported measles outbreaks in Leeds and Liverpool... has been reported that there is an outbreak of measles in both Leeds and Liverpool... Typical symptoms of measles can be found on the NHS Choice website... doses of MMR vaccine is high in UK, because measles is so infectious, it is not yet high enough ...
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Anti-Hepatitis A Virus, Pharmacokinetics, and Safety of Immune Globulin (Human) - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. This is a single center, open-label, single-arm study design, in which approximately 28 subjects will receive the same study treatment (0.2 mL/kg dose via IM injection. There is no reference therapy in this study.
Infectious Diseases (2)
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Single-Dose Study of MK-4250 Monotherapy in Anti-Retroviral Therapy-Naive, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-1 Infected Participants (MK-4250-002) - Full Text View. Experimental: Panel C: MK-4250 ≤600 mg. Participants will receive MK-4250 ≤600 mg tablet by mouth on Day 1. The decision to enroll Panel C and the dose selected (i.e., ≤600 mg) will ...
Immune System Diseases (2)
61. Antibiotic Resistance in Danish EDs.  
Date: 11/23/2017 12:00
Antibiotic Resistance in Danish EDs. Full Text View. The spread of multiresistant bacteria is an increasing problem which will mean increased costs, morbidity and mortality in the coming years. Emergency departments (ED) play a key role in the early identification and management of patients who are carriers of multiresistant bacteria, but today there is very limited knowledge about both prevalence ...
Infectious Diseases (2), Men's Health (1)
ABC News
After the outbreak: Med schools boost Ebola-wrecked Liberia. Teams from U.S. universities and hospitals are helping to build Liberia's health care system back up following the devastation inflicted by the Ebola outbreak. The West African nation was left with one of the lowest doctor-to-patient ratios in the world following the epidemic that killed 4,800 in ...
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ABC News
The soldier had both parasitic infections and a dangerous hepatitis infection -- conditions that speak to the poor sanitation and rough conditions those in the hermit nation experience on a day ... But even more problematic than these parasitic infections are reports that the soldier was also infected with hepatitis B, a viral infection of the liver that can lead to life-threatening ...
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Infections (11), Hepatitis B (2), Cirrhosis (1)
64. Earliest evidence of plague in Europe  
Date: 11/22/2017 12:11
BBC News (United Kingdom)
Earliest evidence of plague in Europe... Plague may already have been capable of causing epidemics in ... Plague was present in Europe during the late Stone Age ... ancient skeletal samples and recovered the full genomes of plague bacteria from six individuals... The plague-positive samples come from Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Estonia and ...
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Scientists develop new approach to combating antibiotic resistance... have developed a way of preventing the transfer of antibiotic resistance genes between bacteria... One of the ways in which antibiotics resistance genes spread is through the transfer of genes coded ... molecules that could reduce the transfer of plasmids carrying antibiotic-resistance genes.
Infectious Diseases (8)
Kaiser Health News
New Drug-Resistant Strain Of Malaria Threatens To Upend Years Of Eradication Efforts... The New York Times: As Malaria Resists Treatment, Experts Warn Of Global Crisis... He tested positive for malaria and spent a few days recovering in a government ... Stat: Bacteria Swap DNA That Spreads Antibiotic Resistance. The growing threat of antibiotic resistance has sparked calls to use antibiotics more responsibly to ...
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Malaria (5), Breast Neoplasms (3), Conjoined Twins (2)
Daily Mail (United Kingdom)
According to the World Malaria Report, there were 214 million cases of malaria globally in 2015 and 438,000 deaths from the ... Malaria is caused by four kinds of parasites in humans ... These Laverania parasites are close relatives of the human malaria parasite Plasomodium falciparum - the most prevalent and lethal of the malaria parasites that infect people ...
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Merck will delay filing Ebola vaccine for approval until 2018, company confirms. Despite a frantic effort to rush Ebola vaccines through testing during a deadly epidemic, Merck & Co ... is "committed to developing and seeking approval for our Ebola vaccine as quickly as possible," Merck spokeswoman Pamela Eisele ... The group is initially working on the MERS-CoV, Lassa and Nipah viruses.
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Magnesium Isoglycyrrhizinate Followed by Diammonium Glycyrrhizinate and Combined With Entecavir in Chronic Hepatitis B - Full Text View... Chronic hepatitis B(HBV) has a high prevalence (>8%) in China. Entecavir, aguanosine analog, is a potent and selective inhibitor of HBV DNA polymerase. Glycyrrhizin has been used for more than 30 years in the treatment of liver diseases in Asian countries, who ...
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Cirrhosis (3), Chronic Hepatitis B (3), Fibrosis (2)
Daily Mail (United Kingdom)
Sophie Wessex is 'heartbroken' over a baby with meningitis... of an 11-month-old baby with 'the worst meningitis doctors have seen in 25 years' to tell them ... who is married to Prince Edward and patron of Meningitis Now, has personally written to Kia's family and said ... Yet, if it enters the blood system, the bacteria can trigger a potentially life-threatening infection.
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NEJM - Physician's First Watch
The CDC and the American College of Physicians have released best practice advice on vaccinating against and screening for hepatitis B virus (HBV). The document....
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ABC News
Florida confirms second local Zika virus infection for 2017. Health officials are reporting Florida's second case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a local mosquito. Florida's Department of Health said Friday that a case had been identified in Miami-Dade County. Officials wouldn't say where the person was bitten, but did say there's no evidence of an ongoing ...
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... identified a set of biomarkers that indicate which patients infected with the Ebola virus are most at risk of dying from the disease ... the molecular signals present in the blood of sick, infected patients overlap with sepsis, a condition in which the body - in response to infection by bacteria or other pathogens - mounts a damaging inflammatory reaction ...
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ABC News
Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera outbreak. An international aid group says 1 million people in three Yemeni cities are at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases because of the closing of airports and sea ports by a Saudi-led coalition fighting ...
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CNN (United States)
During a hepatitis A emergency, there's a nationwide shortage of vaccine... Persons infected with the virus there have also spread it to Arizona, Utah, and ... Outbreaks of Hepatitis A are normally small, because the vast majority of ... by the Food and Drug Administration to sell a Hepatitis A adult or pediatric vaccine in the US.
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... reminders found to be cost-effective strategy for increasing influenza vaccination rates... a low-cost effective strategy for increasing rates of influenza vaccination... identified patients who were at high risk of serious influenza illness and had a mobile phone number on record ... In light of the substantial burden of influenza on high-risk individuals and health systems, cost-efficient ...
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... and Safety of Ilaprazole/Doxycycline-based Bismuth-containing Quadruple Therapy on Hp Infected Duodenal Ulcers - Full Text View... Now, owing to the increasingly serious antibiotic resistance, Hp eradication rate is, however, becoming decreased... Preliminary observations showed that Ilaprazole/Doxycycline-based quadruple therapy was effective in treating Hp infection, with less adverse reactions and good compliance with patients ...
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Antiviral Prophylaxis and Infant Vaccination to Prevent Perinatal Hepatitis B Infection - Full Text View... Their infants will receive hepatitis B (HB) immunization, starting with the first dose soon after birth. The study aims to show that substituting maternal antiviral treatment for infant HBIg can be favorably considered in settings where HBIg plus vaccine has been used as well as in ...
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