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Infectious Diseases in the News
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ABC News
Backyard chicken trend leads to more disease infections. Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. When his breathing became difficult, doctors detected a mass that appeared to be a tumor. For a week, Dan and DeAnna Gabriele thought their son was dying ...
Infectious Diseases (1), Oncology (1)
Infections (3), Salmonella Food Poisoning (2), Neoplasms (2)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Exploring Safety & Clinical Benefit of Anti-Influenza Immune Globulin Intravenous in Hospitalized Adults With Influenza A - Full Text View... Anti-influenza immune globulin intravenous (Human. NP-025.
Immune System Diseases (1)
Human Influenza (10)
3. California combats deadly hepatitis A outbreak  
Date: 10/19/2017 09:14
CNN (United States)
Deadly hepatitis A outbreak in California... already distributed more than 80,000 doses of the hepatitis A vaccine... Somehow, the highly contagious liver infection hepatitis A was introduced into the homeless community... that has been contaminated with the feces of an infected person" -- is the most common way the virus spreads.
Infectious Diseases (8), Vaccines (2)
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BBC News (United Kingdom)
California hepatitis A outbreak death toll climbs to 19... The death toll from California's hepatitis A outbreak has reached 19, one week after the ... Hepatitis A, which attacks the liver, is usually spread through ... It is the second-largest US outbreak of hepatitis A in the past 20 years... Hepatitis A spreads easily among the homeless as they do ...
Infectious Diseases (7), Vaccines (1)
Hepatitis A (7), Liver Diseases (2), Jaundice (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
... Functioning of New Antiviral Therapies in Subjects With Chronic Hepatitis HCV-related - Full Text View. Chronic hepatitis HCV-related is the most common cause of chronic ... However, in patients with chronic hepatitis C, a high lifetime prevalence of major depressive disorder ... such associations between mood and anxiety disorders and chronic hepatitis C may reflect a high prevalence of bipolar spectrum ...
Immune System Diseases (10), Infectious Diseases (10), Neuroscience (3)
Chronic Hepatitis C (7), Depressive Disorder (4), Chronic Hepatitis (3)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Adverse Drug Reactions to Anti-TB Drugs in the Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection - Full Text View... Drug-induced hepatitis was defined as liver transaminases more than three times higher than the upper limit ... Drug-induced hepatitis was defined as liver transaminases more than three times higher than the upper limit ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (2), Infectious Diseases (2)
Adverse Drug Reaction (5), Anorexia (2), Tuberculosis (2)
CBS News
California declares state of emergency over deadly hepatitis A outbreak... due to a lack of vaccines in a deadly hepatitis A outbreak in several California counties, CBS Los Angeles ... declaration allows the state to "increase its supply of hepatitis A vaccines in order to control the current outbreak ... California is experiencing the largest hepatitis A outbreak in the United States transmitted from person ...
Infectious Diseases (8), Vaccines (5)
Hepatitis A (8), Communicable Diseases (1), Liver Diseases (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Screening At-risk Populations for Hepatic Fibrosis With Non-invasive Markers - Full Text View... Markers combining signatures of liver fibrosis and hepatic inflammation from many 'omics technologies. Other Names. Multi-omics markers. Lipidomics. Microbiomics. Genomics. Metagenomics. Metatranscriptomics. Transcriptomics. miRNA-omics. Metabolomics. Proteomics.
Liver Fibrosis (6), Fibrosis (3), Necrosis (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Device for Bacteremia Prevention in Post Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Secondary Outcome Measures. Randomization Randomization will be determined using an online random number generator. www.randomize.net. The research coordinator will randomize the patients and provide bedside staff with the devices when appropriate.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Study of PF-05221304 in Subjects With Varying Degrees of Hepatic Impairment - Full Text View... randomized, open label, single dose, parallel cohort, multisite study to investigate the effect of varying degrees of hepatic impairment on the plasma pharmacokinetics (total and unbound) of PF-05221304 after a single oral dose administered ...
ClinicalTrials.gov
Safety and Immunogenicity of Fluzone® Quadrivalent and Fluzone® High-Dose, Influenza Vaccines - Full Text View... For participants for whom 2 doses of influenza vaccine are recommended, a second dose will be administered on Day 28.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
PREVAIL VII: Persistence of Ebola Virus in Aqueous Humor and Outcomes of Cataract Surgery in Survivors of Ebola Virus Disease - Full Text View ... However, surgical parameters among Ebola survivors are unknown, including whether Ebola viral RNA persists in aqueous humor, whether additional anti ... prospective, natural history study to evaluate the persistence of Ebola viral RNA in the eyes of Ebola survivors and assess the response to cataract surgery in ...
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (29), Cataract (27), Eye Diseases (2)
13. Plague cases double in Madagascar in a week  
Date: 10/13/2017 10:33
CBC News Canada
Plague cases double in Madagascar in a week - Health. With dozens dead from a plague outbreak in Madagascar, the International Federation of Red Cross ... Societies said Friday it is deploying its first-ever plague treatment centre to the island nation... have said the situation is particularly worrying because pneumonic plague, which is spread from person to person, has occurred ...
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ABC News
Red Cross sends 1st plague treatment center to Madagascar... Crescent Societies says it is deploying its first-ever plague treatment center to Madagascar after 57 people have died ... have said the situation is particularly worrying because pneumonic plague, which is spread from person to person, has occurred ... The statement says the plague treatment center will include 50 beds and a medical ...
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FiercePharma
Ebola vaccines from GSK, Merck elicit yearlong response, study finds... vaccines on 28,000 volunteers during West Africa's deadly Ebola epidemic, a U.S.-Liberia research team had to ... of the GSK vaccine developed an antibody response to Ebola, compared to 84% of those who received Merck's vaccine ... Interestingly, the groups who received the vaccines experienced fewer malaria cases than the placebo group, with the finding more ...
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Health Imaging
... imaging agent that could be used to detect most bacterial infections and monitor antibiotic treatment... Unlike traditionally diagnosing bacterial infections with a biopsy of the infected tissue, this approach offers non-invasive detection of bacterial infections for the patient ... 6"-18F-fluoromaltotriose may be the best agent in diagnosing most bacterial infections and diseases and ultimately will change the clinical management in doing ...
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ClinicalTrials.gov
... Study of 2 Different Regimens of Tetravalent Ad26.Mos4.HIV Prime Followed by Boost With Modified Vaccinia Ankara (MVA)-Mosaic OR Ad26.Mos4.HIV Plus a Combination of Mosaic and Clade C gp140 Protein in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Type 1 Infected Adults on Suppressive Antiretroviral Treatment - Full Text View.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Evaluation of the School Kids Influenza Prevention Project - Full Text View... to be consented to participate in the school located influenza vaccination clinic than children whose parents do not receive ... Recall System to Increase Utilization of the School Kids Influenza Prevention Project and Increase Influenza Vaccination Rates in Monroe County, NY ... RNA Virus Infections... Respiratory Tract Infections.
Vaccines (1)
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ABC News
Seychelles reports plague case linked to Madagascar outbreak. Authorities in Seychelles say a man was diagnosed with pneumonic plague after returning from Madagascar, where a plague outbreak has killed dozens of people... The outbreak began after a plague death in Madagascar's central highlands in late August.
Pneumonic Plague (1)
News-Medical.net
Ebola vaccine that provides a year’s worth of protection developed. Liberia’s Ebola outbreak has yielded a successful trial of two vaccines against the deadly infection that could provide protection for up to a year ... also seemed to have a lower rate of getting malaria especially those who received the VSV-EBOV shots.
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ABC News
Why so much hate. Femicides plague Mexico's largest state. Just like any other day, Dr. Jessica Sevilla Pedraza went to work at the hospital that morning, came home for a quick lunch and then left again. The plan was to see more patients, hit the gym and be back in time for her usual dinner with dad before he went ...
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NEJM - Physician's First Watch
Ebola Vaccines Elicit Immune Responses in Liberian Adults — Physician’s First ... Two investigational vaccines against Ebola virus safely provoked immune responses in a large group ... Some 1500 nonpregnant adults without a history of Ebola disease were randomized to receive injections of the chimpanzee ... findings suggest that we have potentially two highly immunogenic Ebola vaccines that could be deployed when the next outbreak ...
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Clinical Pharmacology of FYU-981 (Subjects With Hepatic Insufficiency) - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Pharmacokinetics (Cmax: Maximum plasma concentration) [ Time Frame: 48 hours. Pharmacokinetics (Tmax: Time to reach the peak plasma concentration) [ Time Frame: 48 hours. Pharmacokinetics (T1/2: Elimination half-life of plasma concentration) [ Time Frame: 48 hours.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Plasma Free Amino Acids in Patients With Hepatic Encephalopathy - Full Text View... relation between amino acid profile and nutritional status of hepatic encephalopathy patients... the prognosis and in-hospital mortality of patients with hepatic encephalopathy following the use of IV Amino acids infusion ... Until present time the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy is mainly aimed at reducing the production and ...
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Hepatic Encephalopathy (8), Cirrhosis (1), Liver Diseases (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Yttrium-90 Radioembolization + Nivolumab for Liver + Extra-hepatic Metastases From Colorectal Cancer - Full Text View. This study has two portions. The main goal of the Phase Ib portion of this research study is to see at what time Yttrium-90 (Y-90) radioembolization therapy and nivolumab can safely be given to patients without having too many side effects.
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News-Medical.net
TB Alliance announces phase 1 clinical trials of two novel tuberculosis drugs. October 11, 2017. TBA-7371 and sutezolid entered phase 1 clinical trials, TB Alliance announced today. Both compounds have proceeded through early preclinical development and were granted "Investigative New Drug" status by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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News-Medical.net
... the use of antibiotics and the later development of antibiotic resistance and bacterial infections that have no or almost no treatment options," said Daniel Freedberg, MD, MS, principal author of ... Patients were considered to have an antibiotic-resistant infection if bacteria isolated in culture were only moderately susceptible or not ...
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News-Medical.net
Trial reveals value of tuberculosis chemoprophylaxis in HIV-infected people... follow-up in the ANRS TEMPRANO trial confirms that tuberculosis chemoprophylaxis in HIV-infected people is more than ever ... Inserm (U1219, University of Bordeaux), the Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department of the Treichville University Hospital, and 8 other infection treatment centers in Abidjan ... Disease/Infection News.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Tuberculosis Infection in Women of Reproductive Age and Their Infants - Full Text View... Tuberculosis (TB) is reported to be the third leading cause of maternal death ... is likely that TB interacts with other characteristics, in particular socio-economic condition and HIV infection, which could obscure associations between TB and pregnancy outcomes.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Characterization of Endocarditis to Streptococci and Impact of the CMI on the ... The infectious endocarditis is a grave infection the incidence of which is ... high death rate at the patients presenting an infectious endocarditis to streptococci with an inhibitive minimal concentration raised to ... and the clinical presentations of the patients presenting an endocarditis to streptococci.
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Healthline News
Why Are Sexually Transmitted Diseases Still on the Rise... United States is starting to lose the war against sexually transmitted diseases... All three of these sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have been increasing in frequency since 2014 ... of the CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Community Dynamics of Malaria Transmission and Mosquito Feeding in Bancoumana, Mali - Full Text ... Half of the world's population is at risk of malaria. Malaria is a disease that affects many people in Mali ... To collect data on how mosquitoes spread malaria and how many people get malaria in the community by comparing different areas, seasons, and ...
Vaccines (7)
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News-Medical.net
... delivers 1.2 million doses of antibiotics to prevent, treat plague in Madagascar... US$1.5 million dollars in emergency funds to fight plague in Madagascar. Plague is curable if detected in time... Health has reported since August are associated with pneumonic plague - a more dangerous form of the disease that affects ...
Infectious Diseases (6)
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CBC News Canada
Inuit, Ottawa launch task force to fight tuberculosis in the North - North... have launched a task force aimed at tackling the tuberculosis crisis across Inuit Nunangat. Among Inuit, the tuberculosis rate in 2015 was more than 270 times higher ... are on the same page in the fight against tuberculosis, a bacterial lung disease that's spread through tiny droplets ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (13)
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News-Medical.net
Ebola vaccine found to be safe and effective for adults ... St George's, University of London, have reported that an Ebola vaccine is safe for children as well as adults ... The worst Ebola virus disease outbreak in history ended in 2016 after infecting 28,600 people and killing about 11,300 worldwide ... in parts of the world lacking in infrastructure for diagnosing infections and providing treatments.
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CBS News
California's hepatitis A outbreak may linger for years, experts say... hepatitis A outbreak in California... Hepatitis A spreads when someone comes in contact with an infected person's feces — sometimes when hands are not properly washed after going to the bathroom or by changing ... Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable disease.
Infectious Diseases (5), Vaccines (2)
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ClinicalTrials.gov
The proposed DIAMA (DIAgnostics for Multidrug resistant tuberculosis in Africa) study aims to address current gaps in ... and management of patients with Multi-Drug-Resistant (MDR) tuberculosis... Partners are recruiting all patients with rifampicin resistant Tuberculosis, and a subset of those with rifampicin sensitive Tuberculosis... will be communicated in real time to the National Tuberculosis Programmes, so that Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis patients can swiftly start appropriate treatment ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (14)
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ClinicalTrials.gov
... and Clinical Practice Use of Glecaprevir Plus Pibrentasvir in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Genotypes 1 to 6 - Full Text View... GLE/PIB) for the treatment of genotypes 1 to 6 of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) viral infection has been shown to be safe and effective in randomized controlled clinical ...
Infectious Diseases (3)
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Kaiser Health News
How San Diego’s Hepatitis A Outbreak May Have Had Its Roots In A ... Hepatitis A is transmitted through contact with feces from an infected person, and in close, unsanitary conditions, the highly contagious virus can spread explosively ... At least 569 people have been infected and 17 have died of the virus since November in San Diego, Santa Cruz and Los ...
Infectious Diseases (9), Vaccines (1)
Hepatitis A (7), Hepatitis (2)
ABC News
Madagascar's Red Cross works to curb deadly plague outbreak... Red Cross is stepping up efforts to stem a plague outbreak that has killed 30 people and spread into ... Friday that the situation is particularly worrying because pneumonic plague, which is spread from person to person, has occurred ... It says cases of bubonic plague, transmitted from animals to people through flea bites, occur ...
Bubonic Plague (1), Pneumonic Plague (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Mitochondrial Metabolism and Hepatic Complications of Obesity - Full Text View... Association between nonalcoholic steato-hepatitis and mitochondria morphological markers [ Time Frame: Until 6 month... obesity surgery patients and to study its relationships with hepatic steatosis, inflammation, and fibrosis. The protocols involves a per-operative hepatic needle biopsy for mitochondria characterization and histological scoring of ...
Anti-Obesity and Weight Loss (3), Infectious Diseases (1)
Obesity (3), Fibrosis (2), Hepatitis (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Treating Tuberculosis Wasting With a High-protein Supplement - Full Text View... Intervention arm will receive standard 6-month anti-tuberculosis regimen, nutritional supplements provided by various NGO's (on irregular basis), and receive the study intervention of daily supplement of 62.5g Lacprodan® DI-8090. Dietary Supplement: Lacprodan® DI-8090. Whey protein concentrate.
Cardiovascular Diseases (3)
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CBC News Canada
... gave me a sense of closure': Database on Inuit tuberculosis graves offers some answers - North... a registry of Inuit who never came back from tuberculosis treatment, and who were buried in Quebec City... Patients arrive in Hamilton to be treated for tuberculosis... to announce a database of some 4,500 Inuit tuberculosis patients who were scooped from their homes from the ...
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CBC News Canada
... factors, namely, the nature of the animal reservoir [of infection] and the conditions of living. The most common form of plague, the bubonic plague, is a bacterial infection spread to humans through infected fleas that have contracted the infection from small animals they've bitten, such as rats, or through direct contact with infected tissue or inhalation of infected droplets ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
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Prostate Cancer News
World Hematuria Treatment Industry Analysis with Segment – Kidney Stones, Urinary tract infection, Bladder Cancer - Prostate Cancer News Today ... World Hematuria Treatment Industry Analysis with Segment – Kidney Stones, Urinary tract infection, Bladder Cancer ... Pune, India - October 4, 2017 /MarketersMedia/ — Hematuria Treatment Market Information, by causes (kidney stones, urinary tract infection, urethritis ...
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United Press International - UPI (United States)
New test reveals antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 30 minutes... a urine sample collected from a patient with a urinary tract infection and is divided into two parts... Doctors treating patients with bacterial infections often skip over first-line antibiotics like methicillin or ... of the treatment while also increasing the risk of antibiotic resistance.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
... the immunogenicity of a single dose of Quadrivalent VLP Influenza Vaccine given at a dose of 30 μg/strain ... hemolysis (SRH) assay against homologous and heterologous (HI only) influenza strains... The composition of the Quadrivalent VLP Influenza Vaccine to be used in this study includes a ... hemagglutinin proteins expressed as VLPs for the 2017-2018 influenza virus strains.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
... of the drug until manifestation of the symptoms of influenza or another acute respiratory viral infection (ARVI) in two groups of subjects receiving preventive therapy with the study drug (Anaferon for children) or Placebo ... children in the two groups with the symptoms of respiratory or ear-nose-throat bacterial infections requiring antibacterial therapy within 12-week preventive therapy ...
Infectious Diseases (4)
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ClinicalTrials.gov
... Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics and Immunogenicity Trial of Co-administered MERS-CoV Antibodies REGN3048 and REGN3051 - Full Text View... Corona Virus Infection... the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics and Immunogenicity of Co-administered MERS-CoV Antibodies REGN3048 and REGN3051 vs. Placebo in Healthy ... antibody (mAbs) which binds to the S protein of MERS-CoV.
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CNN (United States)
Yemen's cholera crisis laid bare in new hospital footage... the World Health Organization has described as "the worst cholera outbreak in the world... September 13, there were 2,074 known deaths from cholera across the country, according to the WHO, with previous ... excessive -- and most importantly, avoidable -- morbidity and mortality from measles, cholera and diarrhea.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Biologic Basis of Liver Cancer From Chronic Hepatitis B - Full Text View. Liver Biopsy slides. Up to twenty (20) de-identified hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) tissue sections on biopsy slides or frozen sections and associated information such as age, sex, race, ethnicity, treatment status, pathological diagnoses, and date of procedure will be obtained from UC Davis Cancer Center Biorepository (CCB) and ...
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ClinicalTrials.gov
... a new vaccine MVA-NP+M1 with licensed inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) in the older age group will be ... able to induce immune responses that protect individuals against influenza illness, severity of symptoms and reduce viral shedding, thereby increasing the protection conferred by seasonal influenza vaccine alone ... During influenza season participants will record weekly whether or not they have had an influenza like illness (ILI ...
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Treating Brain Swelling in Pediatric Cerebral Malaria - Full Text View... An important mechanism of death in children with cerebral malaria is diffuse cerebral swelling, cerebral herniation, compression of the brainstem respiratory center, and respiratory arrest. In those who survive their illness without specific interventions, reversal of diffuse cerebral swelling is rapid.
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ABC News
UN says more should have been done to fight cholera in Yemen... more vaccines to fight a massive, deadly surge of cholera cases in war-battered Yemen this year... out ambitious projects to reduce the number of annual cholera deaths by 90 percent by 2030... announced plans Friday to send 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine to Bangladesh to help stave off a possible ...
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CenterWatch Clinical Trials Today Headlines
Profectus to develop vaccine for Ebola, Marburg, Lassa Viruses... Ebola and Marburg viruses belong to the filovirus family of ... Lassa virus is endemic to West Africa, where it infects up to 300,000 individuals per year, resulting in ... protection of NHP against lethal disease caused by the Ebola and Marburg viruses.
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ABC News
Plague in Madagascar hits urban areas, kills 2 dozen people. Authorities in Madagascar are struggling to contain an outbreak of plague that has killed two-dozen people since last month... least 114 people have been infected and that, unlike past plague outbreaks in Madagascar, the current one is affecting large urban ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
Statin use can reduce risk of serious bacterial bloodstream infection... 12-year period, identifying 2,638 cases of community-acquired S. aureus bacteremia, or CA-SAB... warrant confirmation in other settings and the biological mechanisms by which statin treatment may protect against this type of infection should be explored further.
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FiercePharma
Promising Ebola vaccines from Merck, Johnson & Johnson win BARDA funding. Even though the devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa has ended, U.S. officials ... Ebola took the world by storm in 2014 and claimed ... in financing, the group is focusing on programs for MERS-CoV, Lassa and Nipah viruses to start.
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FierceMedicalDevices
With hepatitis C virus starting to look like a conquered foe, attention is turning to the fight against chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV), and Vivek Ramaswamy’s Roivant has just ... patients who contract HBV manage to shake off the infection, but a sizable minority develop chronic disease that resists drug treatment and increases the risk of ...
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability Study of Long-acting Cabotegravir Plus Long-acting Rilpivirine (CAB LA + RPV LA) in Human-immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) Infected Adults - Full Text View. Percentage of subjects with plasma HIV-1 RNA <50 copies/mL at Week 48 and Week 96 [ Time Frame: Week 48 and Week 96.
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CNN (United States)
Cholera cases in Yemen could reach 1 million this year... Cholera is an acute diarrheal illness that kills thousands of ... Organization described the outbreak in Yemen as "the worst cholera outbreak in the world... September 13, there were 2,074 known deaths from cholera across the country, according to the WHO, with previous ...
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FierceMedicalDevices
Hopkins teams target mosquito gut bacteria to cut malaria spread. Malaria prevention programs have historically focused on protecting people from ... propagating control method could be used for large-scale malaria prevention programs and to supplement the current insecticide-based ... RELATED: PATH, research institutes to test novel malaria vaccine in humans.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Dose Ranging Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Orally Administered Lyophilized Fecal Microbiota Product (PRIM-DJ2727) for the Treatment of Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI) - Full Text View. Active Comparator: Mid fecal microbiota dose. receiving healthy microbiota (PRIM-DJ2727) collected from 100g stool on the 1st day of treatment and from 50g stool on the 2nd day of the ...
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Paracetamol Metabolism Research in Postoperative Hepatic Surgery - Full Text View... day kinetics of plasma paracetamol levels in postoperative major hepatic surgery (resection greater than or equal to three hepatic segments) compared with less extensive liver resection and hepatic re-intervention ... The clearance of indocyanine green is a marker of hepatic perfusion but also of the proper hepatocyte functioning, if ...
ClinicalTrials.gov
Study the Effect of Probiotics Combined With Bismuth Quadruple Rescue Therapy on H Pylori Infective Patients - Full Text View... H pylori infection is associated with various diseases, especially gastric cancer. With the increasingly resistant to antibiotics,the eradication rate has decreased a lot with traditional triple therapy. Exploring a valid scheem for patients who have failed multiple times is important.
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NEJM - Physician's First Watch
Hepatitis C Testing Rates and Care Quickly Increase After Adoption of ... A New York State law requiring healthcare providers to offer hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibody testing to patients born between 1945 ... In addition, the percentage of patients with newly diagnosed HCV infection who were linked to care increased by 40% (from 24 ...
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ABC News
San Diego increases homeless citations in hepatitis outbreak... of homeless people regularly camp during ongoing efforts to sanitize neighborhoods to control the spread of hepatitis A... San Diego County is battling an epidemic of hepatitis A, a contagious liver disease that has killed 17 people and hospitalized at least 300 more.
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News-Medical.net
University of Hawaii researcher receives $6.3 million grant for trivalent Ebola vaccine development... PhD, has received a nearly $6.3 million grant to test whether the Ebola vaccine formula he has developed will protect against two additional viruses in ... The Ebola vaccine UH has created is "heat stable," which means it does not ...
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ClinicalTrials.gov
... in our current era of the financial crisis where bacterial infections by multidrug-resistant emerge and impose heavily on the ... example focusing on the need to prevent morbid re-infection is vaccination with pneumococcal vaccine the incidence of pneumococcal pneumonia and bacteremia is enormously increasing among the elderly2 ... and/or tolerance of elderly patients upon exposure to bacterial infections.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Single-Dose Pharmacokinetics of MK-3866 in Participants With Hepatic Impairment (MK-3866-006) - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Area under the concentration-time curve of MK-3866 from time 0 to infinity (AUC0-∞) [ Time Frame: Predose, 0.5 (end of infusion), 0.75, 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4.5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 24, 48 (all Panels), and 72 (Panels A ...
ClinicalTrials.gov
Evolution of the Profile of Infectious Endocarditis in France in 2008 (EI2008) - Full Text View. This study has been completed. Sponsor. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier. NCT03295045. First Posted. September 27, 2017. Last Update Posted: September 27, 2017. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Study of Recombinant Human Serum Albumin/Interferon alpha2b Fusion Protein in Hepatitis B Patient - Full Text View. Experimental: Human Serum Albumin/interferon alpha2b. Human Serum Albumin/interferon alpha2b fusion protein 600-900μg,once per two weeks. Biological: Human Serum Albumin/interferon alpha2b fusion protein. In experiemental groups, each subject will recieve 600,750,900mg once per two weeks during multiple ...
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NEJM - Physician's First Watch
Sexually Transmitted Infections Hit Record High in 2016 — Physician’s First Watch. By Amy Orciari Herman. Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM. Diagnoses of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis hit a record high in the U.S. in 2016 — totaling over 2 million — according to a new CDC report.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
A Self-efficAcy Intervention to reDuce Injecting Risk behAviour and hePatitis c reinfecTion Rates - Full Text View... Self-reported therapeutic alliance with provider of hepatitis C treatment care over treatment duration... Self-reported perception of hepatitis C as an illness. Eight items scored 1-10 (1 no impact on quality of life, 10 high impact on quality of life.
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Effect of Alfacalcidol to Respiratory Infection and Immune Response of Indonesian Elderly - Full Text View ... upper respiratory tract infection incidence [ Time Frame: 90 days... lower respiratory tract infection incidence [ Time Frame: 90 days... 3 months supplementation of alfacalcidol 0,5 mcg in respiratory infection, antibiotic use, inflammatory markers, CD4/CD8 ratio and CD8 ...
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Efficacy and Safety of Imipenem+Cilastatin/Relebactam (MK-7655A) in Japanese Participants With Complicated Intra-abdominal Infection or Complicated Urinary Tract Infection (MK-7655A-017) - Full Text View. Experimental: Imipenem+Cilastatin/Relebactam. Participants with cIAI or cUTI will receive imipenem+cilastatin/relebactam intravenous (IV) infusion once every 6 hours for 5 to 14 days.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Immunogenicity of an Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Administered to Healthy Adults - Full Text View... 7.5μg, 15μg, 30μg and 45μg, in combination with 22.5μg of influenza HA antigen (7.5μg HA of each of three strains) and ... immunogenicity of 4 different vaccine-adjuvant doses in comparison to influenza HA alone.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Evaluation of the Safety and Immunogenicity of a Recombinant Trivalent Nanoparticle Influenza Vaccine With Matrix M-1 Adjuvant (NanoFlu) - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Number and percentage of subjects adverse events. Time Frame: Day 0 - Day 365. Solicited local and systemic adverse events over the 7 days post-injection (ie, Day 0 through Day 6 post-dosing); all adverse ...
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News-Medical.net
... short periods of time and evaluated the level of infection caused by the malaria parasite... by dietary shifts leads to a 90% reduction in parasite load during the hepatic phase of the infection and consequently lowers the severity of the disease ... The mechanism used by the host to eliminate the malaria parasite, now revealed in this study, may contribute to ...
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United Press International - UPI (United States)
... short periods of time and evaluated the level of infection caused by the malaria parasite... dietary changes leads to a 90 percent reduction in parasite load during the hepatic phase of the infection and lowers the severity of malaria ... This mechanism used to eliminate the malaria parasite may contribute to explain how certain genetic changes ...
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81. Systemic Fungal Infections in ICU Patients  
Date: 09/25/2017 12:00
ClinicalTrials.gov
Systemic fungal infections are a significant and growing public health problem ,Over ... an unwelcome increase in the number of life-threatening infections due to true pathogenic and opportunistic fungi ,These have a significant impact on morbidity, mortality, length ... species are the most frequent causes of healthcare-associated fungal infections in these patients, Although Candida infections are the most frequent fungal infections in ICU patients, invasive aspergillosis is associated with higher ...
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FiercePharma
Gilead nabs Chinese nod for Sovaldi, eyeing world's largest hepatitis C patient base... cut deals for generic makers to sell its pricey hepatitis C cures in emerging markets at super deep discounts ... For China, hepatitis B already has long been seen as a big ... to quickly address the emerging public health concerns over hepatitis C. While public education is still playing catchup, the ...
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News-Medical.net
As part of GSK’s Tackle Meningitis campaign, in partnership with former England Rugby player, Matt Dawson, and backed by UK charities Meningitis Research Foundation and Meningitis Now, a survey of 2,000 parents and young ... 14-18 year-olds people felt as concerned about meningitis as they were about mumps, measles, glandular fever and sexually transmitted diseases ...
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... too there are reported cases of failure of the malaria cases to respond to treatment with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine that ... is the National standard treatment as first line for malaria... Malaria can sometimes become complicated leading to life-threatening consequences such as severe anemia, cerebral malaria, rupture of sleep, kidney damage and multi-organ failure ...
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85. 'Super malaria' spreads in South East Asia  
Date: 09/22/2017 14:44
United Press International - UPI (United States)
Scientists are sounding the alarm warning of a "super malaria" that is resistant to anti-malaria drugs and is spreading rapidly in Southeast Asia ... falciparum, saying that the resulting loss of partner anti-malaria drugs in the Greater Mekong region presents "one of ... the greatest threats to the control and elimination of malaria.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
Sexual Hepatitis C in HIV Positive Men Who Have Sex With ... Describing the natural history of sexual hepatitis C in HIV positive MSM [ Time Frame: At inclusion ... Hepatitis C (HCV) is considered in part as a sexually transmitted infection (STI ... However, people are increasingly infected with the hepatitis C virus, especially HIV-positive MSM.
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Kaiser Health News
VA Steps Up Efforts To Screen And Treat Veterans For Hepatitis C... KQED: In The Battle Against Hepatitis C, The VA Takes The Lead... Hepatitis C experts and advocates have praised the VA for its proactive approach, and say it should be a model for other government health programs, and ...
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BBC News (United Kingdom)
Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia... Malaria is caused by a parasite spread by blood-sucking ... The rapid spread of "super malaria" in South East Asia is an alarming global threat ... This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs ...
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ABC News
Greece makes measles vaccination appeal amid European spike... public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spike in measles cases in the country amid an outbreak in Europe... More than 17,000 measles cases have been reported in that period in 30 European countries monitored by the ...
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Healthline News
Wooten said 25 percent of those diagnosed with hepatitis A in this outbreak also had hepatitis B or C as well ... Hepatitis A is a viral infection that leads to inflammation of the liver ... A person infected with hepatitis A usually doesn’t develop a chronic infection unlike other forms of viral hepatitis ...
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91. MR Assessment of Hepatic Hydatid Disease  
Date: 09/21/2017 12:00
ClinicalTrials.gov
MR Assessment of Hepatic Hydatid Disease - Full Text View... The key to CE treatment is correct identification of active infection but differentiation from sterile disease is highly problematic ... for each stage of the natural life-cycle of hepatic CE will enable improved diagnosis and therapeutic triage... quantitative MRI methods in the assessment of active/inactive hepatic CE.
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ClinicalTrials.gov
... Pharmacokinetics of Enasidenib (CC-90007) in Subjects With Moderate and Severe Hepatic Impairment... dose of enasidenib (CC-90007) in subjects with moderate and severe hepatic impairment, and in matched healthy control subjects with normal hepatic function. Degrees of hepatic impairment will be determined during screening by the subject's score according ...
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ABC News
Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control. Scientists say Vietnam's main malaria treatment is failing at an alarming rate because of ... the entire Mekong subregion is a serious threat to malaria control and eradication efforts... Vietnam's health ministry had said in April that malaria resistant to artemisinin has been reported in five provinces ...
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National Institutes of Health (NIH)
... identified were: an incomplete understanding of how immunity to influenza infection develops over time (from both natural infections and in response to vaccinations); limited understanding of the impact of prior exposure(s) to influenza on protective immunity (imprinting); and the limited availability of ... long-term, natural history studies of repeat exposures to influenza.
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95. Southern California battles hepatitis A outbreak  
Date: 09/20/2017 19:21
CBS News
Southern California battles hepatitis A outbreak - Videos... Lines are long and constant at pop-up clinics around San Diego, where hundreds of people have waited to get free hepatitis A vaccines. There's a desperate race against time to stop the hepatitis A virus from spreading. Mireya Villarreal reports.
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Hepatitis A (4)
96. Southern California battles hepatitis A outbreak  
Date: 09/20/2017 19:09
CBS News
Race against time to stop hepatitis A virus from spreading in San Diego... outbreak of hepatitis A... area, where hundreds of people waited to get free hepatitis A vaccines... There's a desperate race against time to stop the hepatitis A virus from spreading, especially among the area's homeless ... There's a desperate race against time to stop the hepatitis A virus from spreading in San Diego.
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97. Johnson & Johnson, HHS partner on influenza  
Date: 09/20/2017 12:40
CenterWatch Clinical Trials Today Headlines
Today, there are more than one billion cases of influenza globally each year, resulting in approximately five million cases ... the collaborations Janssen and BARDA have already established in influenza with pimodivir, our potential first-in-class inhibitor of the PB2 subunit of the influenza A polymerase complex, as well as in response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa ...
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News-Medical.net
Malaria, a protozoan parasite transmitted by mosquitoes, currently infects more than 200 million people worldwide, killing more than ... this decrease is due to antimalarial drugs that treat malaria infections and control the spread of disease; however, drug resistance in the malaria parasite has been seen before and created challenges ... models and the expertise in integrated genetic analysis of malaria crosses of the Notre Dame team, creates a powerful ...
Malaria (15), Communicable Diseases (1), Falciparum Malaria (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Point-of-care Viral Load Testing Among HIV-infected Adolescents in Haiti - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Secondary Outcome Measures. The proportion of participants who demonstrate comprehension of the correlation between ART adherence and viral level [ Time Frame: 1 month. The proportion of participants who demonstrate comprehension of the correlation between ART adherence and viral level 1 month after ...
Kaiser Health News
... States, Localities Face High Costs For Retiree Health Benefits; Hepatitis A Outbreak Declared In Los Angeles... Los Angeles Times: Health Officials Declare Hepatitis A Outbreak In L.A. County... Arizona Republic: NAU Sophomore Dies Of Meningitis Infection That Began With Sore Throat... night after a battle with a rare type of meningitis that started with just a sore throat, according to ...
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