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  • Discovery could neutralize West Nile virus 21 Nov 2018 05:34 Phys.org Electron microscopy of West Nile virus. Credit: PhD Dre, Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0 Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues have isolated a human monoclonal antibody that can "neutralize" the West Nile virus and …
  • State’s 1st dengue case confirmed in Miami-Dade County 20 Nov 2018 13:52 The Republic MIAMI — Health officials in Florida have confirmed the state’s first case of dengue. The Florida Health Department of Health said in a news release on Monday that the case emerged in Miami-Dade County. The agency didn’t identify the person or their …
  • Global Health: Why Don’t We Have Vaccines Against Everything? 20 Nov 2018 03:54 International Herald Tribune Vaccines are among the most ingenious of inventions, and among the most maddening. Some global killers, like smallpox and polio, have been totally or nearly eradicated by products made with methods dating back to Louis Pasteur. Others, like malaria and H.I …
  • Emergent-Valneva Zika vaccine clears early trial 19 Nov 2018 22:24 Reuters (Reuters) - A vaccine to prevent infections caused by the deadly mosquito-borne Zika virus induced immune response and was found to be safe in an early stage trial, Emergent BioSolutions Inc and partner Valneva SE said on Monday. The vaccine, VLA1601, …
  • Health Dept. Looks to Participate in Mosquito & Tick Surveillance Project 19 Nov 2018 20:42 WHMI The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is offering grant funding to a number of counties, including Livingston County, for the purpose of monitoring ticks and mosquitos for potential human viruses. The partnership between the MDHHS …
  • Madhya Pradesh polls: BJP, Congress are betting big on star campaigners 19 Nov 2018 17:42 business-standard Only a few days are left for polling in Madhya Pradesh. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the main Opposition party, the Congress, are betting big on their star campaigners. Among Congress members, after party president Rahul Gandhi, former …
  • This mystery virus is back after being dormant for 50 years 19 Nov 2018 16:21 Daily Post A mystery virus which has lain dormant for 50 years is back. Enterovirus 68 is a lesser-known RNA virus - the same category as several of the world's most notorious pathogens like influenza, HIV and Ebola. It was discovered in 1962, when four children …
  • ICMR to conduct trials of indigenously developed Zika vaccine 19 Nov 2018 02:17 Economic Times NEW DELHI: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will soon undertake trials of the indigenously developed vaccine against Zika virus, cases of which have been reported in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. The ICMR will undertake phase-II trial …
  • The Land of Steady Habits 18 Nov 2018 01:43 Indian Express   Shrilal Shukla’s Raag Darbari can be read as an anthem of ambivalence, a critique of modernity and history. (Illustration: Suvajit Dey) It is the only Hindi novel I have ever found in the office of an investigator — perhaps, the most unlikely of all …
  • HHS official vows to pursue research ‘alternatives’ to aborted fetal tissue 17 Nov 2018 11:49 Politico NIH leaders are concerned Dr. Brett Giroir is committing the agency to a path that is not scientifically workable, given that fetal tissue is the only current option for some researchers studying developmental disorders in children, for instance. | AP …
  • BJP releases 3rd list of 8 candidates for Rajasthan 17 Nov 2018 09:37 The Economic Times PTI| Nov 17, 2018, 02.40 PM IST The BJP released its third list of eight candidates for the Rajasthan assembly election on Saturday. The party fielded minister Surendra Pal Singh from Karanpur. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dropped six sitting …
  • Up North blood drives end 17 Nov 2018 06:47 Alpena News Online News File Photo This 2016 Alpena News archive photo shows a woman giving blood during a blood drive event in Alpena.ALPENA — The American Red Cross has had to cease blood collection operations throughout the entirety of northern Michigan in response to an …
  • Food poisoning in MP police Academy: 5 police trainees still in ICU 17 Nov 2018 06:14 Free Press Journal All the trainee police of MP Police Academy, who had developed food poisoning, are still under observation in Chirayu Medical College and Hospital, on Friday.  According to Hospital sources, five police officials are still in Intensive care unit (ICU). …
  • Mosquito evolution may alter as world warms 16 Nov 2018 22:26 ClimateNewsNetwork In the long term, some creatures will adapt to climate change and evolve. Mosquito evolution could bring new species – and new diseases. LONDON, 15 November, 2018 – The hot breath of climate change could blow in new health hazards – if the past is a …
  • How to find the right condom size 16 Nov 2018 21:36 Medical News Today Condoms come in many shapes and sizes. Finding the right fit can be tricky, but doing so will help people to have a better and safer sex life.Condom size is essential for ensuring the condom is effective in preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) …
  • Scientist Replies to Aluminum Industry's and Medical Industry's False and Misleading Claims of Aluminum Safety 16 Nov 2018 19:48 Organic Consumers Association Aluminum.org is a pro-aluminum industry website. It even lists an Aluminum Caucus. This month, I decided to look into their list of “myths” about the safety of aluminum product they promote to see if their claims pass the proof-by-Pubmed test. “Myth” #1:  …
  • Poliolike illness tests an overstretched public health system 16 Nov 2018 16:32 Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain The mysterious, poliolike disease that has struck 414 people—mostly young children—across the United States since 2014 comes at a time when the public health system already is overstretched. Reported in 39 states and Washington, D …
  • Equestrian Village Complex Granted Seasonal Permit 16 Nov 2018 10:47 Town Crier The Wellington Village Council approved a seasonal use permit Tuesday, Nov. 13 for Equestrian Village, site of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival, which will allow the dressage show grounds to operate over the winter season despite a years-long delay in …
  • Bhopal: 127 Zika positive cases in state 16 Nov 2018 06:04 Free Press Journal Three more have been tested Zika positive in Bhopal and taking the total number of cases to 50 in Bhopal along. The total number of patients tested positive for Zika virus in state is 127 as on Thursday.  According to health department, patients from seven …
  • Human Vaccines 2016-2024 - Global Strategic Business Report 2018: Emerging Nations Offer Huge Opportunities for Pediatric Vaccine Manufacturers - ResearchAndMarkets.com 15 Nov 2018 17:03 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 15, 2018--The "Human Vaccines - Global Strategic Business Reports" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe …