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Maryland

Maryland, the US state on the mid-Atlantic coast, is hub of biotechnology institutions and companies. In 2005/2006 is was the 2nd best area globally for initiatives aimed at drawing and retaining bi...

Malaria Vaccines

Malaria represents one of the international community’s most pressing public health problems. The disease exacts an economic toll of roughly $12 billion a year in Africa. A vaccine is an ess...

Lipitor

Lipitor was the best selling drug in 2009, with the 2009 annual sales coming in at over $5m for its company, Pfizer Inc. Lipitor is the brand name for an atorvastatin calcium medication that is pres...

Insulin like Growth Factor 1 Receptor IGF 1R

Although the insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (IGF-1R) was first cloned in 1986, it was the success of targeted drugs such as trastuzumab and imatinib that tyrosine kinase inhibitors and growth...

Nexium

Nexium is the 2nd most profitable drug in 2009, according to 2009 annual sales figures, where it generated just over $5m in sales for its company, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.  Nexium is a pr...

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Medical News Today: Swine flu virus in India 'has become more virulent' since 2009 outbreak

An analysis by MIT researchers finds that the 2014-15 swine flu outbreak in India may have been caused by a more virulent strain than the outbreak of 2009.

New research: Malaria parasites unlikely to jump from animals to humans

(University of Maryland School of Medicine) In recent years, public health experts have increasingly explored the idea of eliminating the most dangerous malaria-causing parasite. But they have questio...

Increased risk from toxoplasmosis

A third of all humans carry the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis—a disease commonly associated with cats, HIV-AIDS patients and pregnant women—with scientists long believing healthy immune syste...

Common Parasite Could Manipulate Our Behavior

Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite inhabiting the brains of an estimated three billion people, could tweak its host’s behavior -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Seeking answers from a mysterious parasite

Toxoplasma gondii is a common parasite often spread by cats. Most people who are infected in Europe or North America show no symptoms at all, and only a few suffer from encephalitis or ocular toxoplas...

To survive, a parasite mixes and matches its disguises, study suggests

(Rockefeller University) Researchers at Rockefeller University found an unexpected diversity of protein coats within populations of Trypanosoma brucei, challenging the conventional understanding of th...

Scientists Develop Method to Suppress Malaria Parasite's Virulence Genes

Up to one million people -- mainly pregnant woman and young children -- are killed each year  by the Plasmodium falciparum parasite, which causes the most devastating form of human malaria. Now, res...

Outbreak Investigations

At some point in your Infection Prevention career, you will be faced with investigating an outbreak. Every Infection Preventionist needs to know the basics of an outbreak investigation. This webinar w...

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Norovirus Outbreak Associated with a Natural Lake Used for Recreation - Oregon, 2014.

In July 2014, Multnomah County public health officials investigated a norovirus outbreak among persons visiting Blue Lake Regional Park in Oregon. During the weekend of the reported illnesses (Friday,...

Structural vulnerabilities to HIV/STI risk among female exotic dancers in Baltimore, Maryland.

Female exotic dancers (FEDs) are an important, yet understudied group of women who may engage in drug- and sex-related HIV/STI risk behaviors through their work. The study objective was to identify co...

Molecular Epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Outbreak, Tumbes, Peru, 2010-2012.

During 2010-2012, an outbreak of 210 cases of malaria occurred in Tumbes, in the northern coast of Peru, where no Plasmodium falciparum malaria case had been reported since 2006. To identify the sourc...

Epidemiological and genetic analysis concerning the coxsackievirus A6 related endemic outbreak of hand-foot-mouth disease in Taizhou, China, during 2013.

A total of 1,098 strains of Human Enteroviruses (HEV), falling into 14 serotypes were detected upon analysis of 1,509 Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease (HFMD) samples collected in Taizhou during the period from...

Typhoid Outbreak in Songkhla, Thailand 2009-2011: Clinical Outcomes, Susceptibility Patterns, and Reliability of Serology Tests.

To determine the clinical manifestations and outcomes, the reliability of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi (S ser. Typhi) IgM and IgG rapid tests, and the susceptibility patterns and the response to...

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