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Rare Respiratory Ailment Hospitalizing Hundreds Of Kids

Rare Respiratory Ailment Hospitalizing Hundreds Of Kids Throughout The US

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More than 1,000 US children have been hospitalized due to a mysterious respiratory illness believed to be caused by a pathogen related to the one that causes the common cold, and 10 states...

Latest Enterovirus Stories

2014-09-11 23:02:04

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been spreading across the country, nearly surrounding the state of Nebraska. On Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, Dr. Micah Ryan visited Small Miracles Child Care in Omaha, Neb., to teach kids the importance of proper hygiene and how they can prevent the spread of germs and stay well this influenza season. Omaha, Neb. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been spreading across the country, nearly surrounding the state of Nebraska. “It’s...

2014-09-10 23:11:27

In light of a recent outbreak of severe respiratory illness likely caused by enterovirus D68, families are looking to indoor air purification solutions such as Air Scrubber Plus, a revolutionary product that is proven, with the highest level of scientific validation, to reduce up to 99% of bacteria and other surface micro-organisms and airborne contaminants in the home. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In light of a recent outbreak of severe respiratory illness likely caused...

2014-03-26 23:28:09

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Global Cloud Computing: Infrastructure, Platforms, and Services 2014 - 2019" Market Analysis and Overview Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Cloud is an enabler of business process change as it facilitates enterprise to realize key benefits including expenditure reduction (CapEx and OpEx), service development and delivery efficiencies, and greater flexibility to meet evolving business needs....

2014-03-25 23:30:00

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Global Cancer Vaccines Competitor Analysis And Market Research" Market Analysis and Overview. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The present Competitive Intelligence report about Cancer Vaccines provides a competitor evaluation in the field of novel prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines to fight cancer as of March 2014. Purchase of the downloadable pdf report includes a 6-month online access to...

2014-03-25 23:29:51

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professinal market research reports on "Global Endoscopy Market Report 2014" Market Analysis and Overview. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Endoscopy is a minimally invasive diagnostic medical procedure in which a tube like instrument, known as endoscope, is used to look inside the body and examine organs. There are many different types of endoscopes available in the market; some are flexible and rigid while few are in a form of...

Nearly 20 California Children Diagnosed With Polio-Like Paralysis
2014-02-24 08:27:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While polio was eradicated from the United States in the 1950s after a vaccine was developed to stop the disease dead in its tracks, researchers have pointed out that a mysterious polio-like illness has been discovered in a cluster of children in California. In a case report that is scheduled to be presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Philadelphia later this spring, a team of...

2014-02-23 16:20:24

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have identified a polio-like syndrome in a cluster of children from California over a one-year period, according to a case report released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. "Although poliovirus has been eradicated from most of the globe, other viruses can also injure the spine, leading to a polio-like syndrome," said case...

2013-06-27 15:04:35

A new study reveals that all children with Crohn's disease that were examined had a commonly occurring virus - an enterovirus - in their intestines. This link has previously not been shown for this chronic inflammatory intestinal disorder. The findings are being published today in the latest issue of the international journal Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology. These findings need to be confirmed in larger studies, but they are important, as this connection has never been pointed...

2013-06-26 20:48:18

Scientists are reporting progress in the search for the first broad-spectrum drugs to combat human rhinoviruses (HRVs), which cause humanity's most common infectious diseases. Their study on these potential drugs for infections that include the common cold appears in the journal ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters. Angus MacLeod and colleagues note that although many HRV infections cause mild disease, they can lead to dangerous complications for millions of people with asthma and chronic...

Diamond Light Source Opens New Laboratory
2013-02-19 04:57:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diamond Light Source, the United Kingdom's national synchrotron facility, will be helping scientists shine a little more light on serious viruses, such as those responsible for AIDS, with its new laboratory, Crystal. The new laboratory uses intense X-rays to help reveal the molecular and atomic structure of objects and materials, helping scientists to see the inner workings of pathogens and infections. "Crystal provides unique...


Latest Enterovirus Reference Libraries

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2011-02-23 17:23:51

Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...

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2011-01-11 14:10:55

Human rhinoviruses are the most common viral ineffective agents in humans and are the cause of the common cold. The infection proliferates between 33-35 °C causing most reproduction to occur in the nose. It is a species in the genus Enterovirus of the Picornaviridae family of viruses. There are 99 recognized types of Human Rhinoviruses that are differentiated by their surface proteins. They are amongst the smallest viruses and lytic in nature. They travel via aerosols of respiratory...

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