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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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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...

Parasite-schizophrenia connection: One-fifth of schizophrenia cases may involve the parasite T. gondii

Many factors, both genetic and environmental, have been blamed for increasing the risk of a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Some, such as a family history of schizophrenia, are widely accepted. Others, su...

Unknown rice parasite threatens harvests in Africa

Few agronomists are familiar with Rhamphicarpa fistulosa, a fragile weed with white flowers, from the broomrape family. Yet this root parasite is increasingly affecting rice cultivation in Africa. Thi...

Honeybee homing hampered by parasite

Honeybees infected with a common parasite have a much lower chance of making it back from foraging trips, say scientists.

Report Says Department of Homeland Security is Ill Prepared for a Major Outbreak

CNN.com is reporting that the Office of the Inspector General says that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is "ill-prepared" for an outbreak such as the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic or a global...

Ebola outbreak nears end in Nigeria

The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria is almost over, after an ordeal that began in July when a sick man with US-Liberian citizenship flew there from Liberia, US health authorities said Tuesday.

Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak -- Nigeria, July-September 2014

Nigeria, unlike other affected countries, has successfully contained a potentially serious Ebola outbreak, with no new cases since August 31. How did they do it? Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report

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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...

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...

Lessons for Control of Heroin-Associated Anthrax in Europe from 2009-2010 Outbreak Case Studies, London, UK.

Outbreaks of serious infections associated with heroin use in persons who inject drugs (PWIDs) occur intermittently and require vigilance and rapid reporting of individual cases. Here, we give a first...

Preconception Health Promotion Among Maryland Women.

Despite current guidelines that all reproductive age women receive preconception care (PCC), most US women do not, especially women with a prior birth. The objective of our study was to identify facto...

Symptomatic and asymptomatic secondary transmission of Cryptosporidium parvum following two related outbreaks in schoolchildren.

SUMMARY Two related outbreaks (in 2009 and 2012) of cryptosporidiosis in Norwegian schoolchildren during a stay at a remote holiday farm provided us with a natural experiment to investigate possible s...

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