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PubMed Articles [5139 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Effects of nitrogen and potassium fertilization on the susceptibility of tomatoes to post-harvest proliferation of Salmonella enterica.

Fresh fruits and vegetables are increasingly recognized as vehicles of salmonellosis. Pre- and post-harvest environmental conditions, and physiological, and genetic factors are thought to contribute t...

Characterization and cytocompatibility of an antibiotic/chitosan/cyclodextrins nanocoating on titanium implants.

A novel ciprofloxacin loaded chitosan nanoparticle-based coating onto titanium substrates has been developed and characterized to obtain an orthopaedic implant surface able to in situ release the anti...

Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV Prevention and Care Programs.

: This special issue of JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes is devoted to health communication and its role in and impact on HIV prevention and care. The authors in this special iss...

Validity of Behavioral Measures as Proxies for HIV-Related Outcomes.

: Over the last 30 years, expectations for the quality, validity, and objectivity of the outcome measures used to assess the impact of behavior change interventions related to HIV have steadily increa...

HIV Communication Programs, Condom Use at Sexual Debut, and HIV Infections Averted in South Africa, 2005.

Since the 1990s, communication programs in South Africa have promoted HIV prevention, especially condom use. Although HIV prevalence stabilized after 2000, surveys have not clarified how prevention be...

Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV Prevention and Care Programs.

: This special issue of JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes is devoted to health communication and its role in and impact on HIV prevention and care. The authors in this special iss...

Clostridium difficile Infections in Veterans Health Administration Acute Care Facilities.

Objective. An initiative was implemented in July 2012 to decrease Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs) in Veterans Affairs (VA) acute care medical centers nationwide. This is a report of national...

Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections through Hand Hygiene.

A View from The Joint Commission Perspective: Updated Compendium Will Continue to Help Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections.

An Infection Preventionist's View of the Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections: Structure, Process, and Outcome.

News Articles [1970 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

U.S. FDA Grants QIDP Status for Wockhardt Anti-Infective Drug Discovery Program

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wockhardt Limited today announces a major boost to the New Drug Discovery program in Anti-Infective research when two of its drugs, WCK 771 and WCK 2349...

HAI Prevention Strategies: Updated Compendium Offers Practical Ways to Implement Science Into Practice

This special thematic digital issue outlines key strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections including catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), central line-associated blood-st...

Efficacy of new gene therapy approach for toxin exposures shown in mouse study

Gene therapy may offer significant advantages in prevention and treatment of botulism exposure over current methods, new research shows. "We envision this treatment approach having a broad range of ap...

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 -- The West African Ebola outbreak took a more deadly turn Friday with the World Health Organization announcing an estimated 500 new cases this week -- the biggest jump in infect...

Parasites “Think Big” When Infecting Hosts

The authors of an article in The Journal of Parasitology argue that parasitic manipulations do not just target one area, such as growth or reproduction, but many parasites directly affect the overall...

BioCryst: Experimental Ebola drug will be tested on primates within weeks

(Reuters) - BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc said it expects to initiate a study within weeks to test its antiviral in primates for use against Ebola infections The biotechnology company's stock was...

Synthetic Biologics Improves Enzyme for C.diff Prevention

Synthetic Biologics, Inc. and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies UK Limited have announced confirmation of exceptional results from the initial phase of cGMP manufacturing of SYN-004, Synthetic Biologi...

Seaweed Suppository Delivers HIV Drugs

Medical researchers have devised a new means of tackling HIV and AIDS transmission - a vaginally-inserted suppository which contains the antiretroviral Tenofovir. Developed by a team at Penn State Uni...

BioCryst expects to begin Ebola study in weeks

(Reuters) - BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc said it expects to initiate a study within weeks to test its antiviral in primates for use against Ebola infections

Mutation disables innate immune system

A Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich team has shown that defects in the JAGN1 gene inhibit the function of a specific type of white blood cells, and account for a rare congenital immune deficiency...

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Companies [82 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

StableLab

StableLab’s equine blood test detects and measures Serum Amyloid A (SAA), a major acute phase protein, delivering lab-accurate results at the horse’s side, enabli...

virtuwell

virtuwell is a 24/7 online clinic developed by HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed nonprofit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and...

Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc.

Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company that is committed to the manufacturing and development of best-in-class, allogeneic, adult stem cells and...

Ario Pharma Ltd

ario pharma ltd focusses on the development of drugs for the treatment of respiratory indications. Ario is about to evaluate the anti-tussive properties of XEN-D0501, a potential best-in-class TRPV1...

TNI BioTech, Inc.

TNI BioTech, Inc. is a biotech company working to combat chronic, life-threatening diseases through the activation and modulation of the body's immune system using our patented im...

Osprey Medical Inc.

Osprey Medical's core technologies originated from research conducted by Dr David Kaye at Melbourne’s Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. Osprey is focused on improving p...

Shape Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Shape Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is developing SHP-141, a novel, topical, “soft-drug” HDAC inhibitor for the treatment of patients with cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL) and p...

The Arthroplasty Patient Foundation

Founded in 2006 to provide support to patients suffering from joint diseases, the foundation focus and goals include discovering the root causes of chronic bacterial infections. R...

Anima Cell Metrology, Inc

Anima Cell Metrology, Inc is a privately owned, US based company developing novel technologies to monitor protein synthesis in living cells. The company is generating and commerci...

Myeloma Canada

Multiple myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow, is an incurable but treatable disease. The cancer starts in plasma cells, which are produced in the bone marrow. In myeloma, abnorma...

Clinical Trials [1539 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Effects of the Synbiotic Ecologic 825/scFOS on Intestinal Barrier Function and Immune Modulation

In the present pilot study, the investigators will study the effects of a novel synbiotic, which is a mix of probiotics (Ecologic 825) in the presence of a prebiotic (short chain fructo-ol...

Moxifloxacin in Pediatric Subjects With Complicated Intra-abdominal Infection

The primary focus of the study is the evaluation of the safety of treatment with moxifloxacin in a pediatric population 3 months to

Comparison of Two Types of Bowel Preparation for Inpatient Colonoscopy

Bowel preparation is a crucial step prior to colonoscopy to help with the optimal assessment of the colonic mucosa. Inadequate bowel preparation increases the length of the procedure, and...

ICI-VPH: Impact of HPV Immunisation Schedules Against HPV

This randomised clinical trial aims to determine whether an immunization schedule comprising two doses of Gardasil administered six months apart is non-inferior to a schedule comprising th...

Pilot Study Evaluating the Efficiency and the Tolerance of the PDT in the Treatment of Epidermal Dysplasia for Patients Affected by Hereditary DEB

The hereditary dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa are genodermatosis responsible of a poor adhesion of the epidermis to the dermis pulling a large mucocutaneous fragility and recurrent spont...

The Safety and Immunogenicity of a Potential HIV Vaccine

The potential HIV vaccine has two components: a protein immunogen based on the coat protein of HIV; and an adjuvant which enhances the vaccinee's response to the immunogen. The immunogen i...

A Phase I Study of Intralesional Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) and Followed by Ipilimumab Therapy in Patients With Advanced Metastatic Melanoma

This is an open-label, dose-escalation, non-randomized, phase I study in patients with histologically confirmed Stage III or IV melanoma and at least three metastatic cutaneous or subcutan...

Optical Coherence Tomography for Monitoring Late Oral Radiation Toxicity After Radiotherapy of Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Radiation therapy of the head and neck cancer patients causes late oral radiation complications such as xerostomia (dry mouth) or mucosal atrophy. Currently, methods such as hyperbaric oxy...

Study to Determine if Gloving in Addition to Hand Hygiene Will Prevent Invasive Infections and Necrotizing Enterocolitis

The purpose of this study is to compare the additional use of gloves (with handwashing before and after gloving) for all patient contact while infants have intravenous (central or peripher...

Pharmacokinetics of Miltefosine in Children and Adults

The purpose of this study is to determine the pharmacokinetics of miltefosine in children and adults with cutaneous leishmaniasis in plasma and intracellularly, and its relation with the p...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A genus of DNA viruses in the family PAPILLOMAVIRIDAE, causing cutaneous or mucosal papillomas in cattle.

A genus of DNA viruses in the family PAPILLOMAVIRIDAE, causing cutaneous and mucosal lesions in rabbits. COTTONTAIL RABBIT PAPILLOMAVIRUS is the type species.

A genus of DNA viruses in the family papillomaviridae, causing mucosal and cutaneous lesions in cats and dogs. Canine oral papillomavirus is the type species.

A parasitic hemoflagellate of the subgenus Leishmania leishmania that infects man and animals including rodents. The Leishmania mexicana complex causes both cutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS) and diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis (LEISHMANIASIS, DIFFUSE CUTANEOUS) and includes the subspecies amazonensis, garnhami, mexicana, pifanoi, and venezuelensis. L. m. mexicana causes chiclero ulcer, a form of cutaneous leishmaniasis (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS) in the New World. The sandfly, Lutzomyia, appears to be the vector.

Drugs that act locally on cutaneous or mucosal surfaces to produce inflammation; those that cause redness due to hyperemia are rubefacients; those that raise blisters are vesicants and those that penetrate sebaceous glands and cause abscesses are pustulants; tear gases and mustard gases are also irritants.

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