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2014-08-29 23:08:08

According to the latest reports issued by dating website PositiveSingles.dating, the number of people infected with a sexually transmitted disease has risen, particularly in the San Diego County. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to these recent findings, there has been a significant rise in the number of Herpes and HPV cases in the last few years. Medical expert and Herpes researcher, Dr. Williams said, “It is the nature of these infections and the symptoms that make it hard for...

2014-08-28 23:08:03

Transparency Market Research published a new report "U.S. Vaccine Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Vaccine market - the once low-profit ventured industry is currently perceived with great interest among other healthcare industry sectors and sub-circles in the U.S. This is due to the high demand in vaccine with respect to evolving and spreading infectious diseases. This...

2014-08-26 12:29:08

New educational resources now make it even easier for facilities to implement and encourage ongoing compliance with Prevantics® products. ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, leader in infection prevention products and solutions, continues to reinforce the importance of a complete infection prevention program for skin antisepsis. Prevantics(®) products are the first and only 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (w/v) and 70% Isopropyl Alcohol (v/v) formula which has been...

2014-08-26 08:30:26

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruthigen Inc. (NASDAQ: RTGN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs in invasive procedures, has announced that its lead drug candidate, RUT58-60, has received a recommendation from the Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) to begin enrolling patients in the Company's planned Phase 1/2 clinical trial. RUT58-60 is intended for use as an adjunct therapy in combination with prophylactic...

2014-08-13 08:27:19

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antibiotic drug resistance is considered to play a part in 75,000 hospital acquired infection (HAI) deaths per year in the U.S., according to recent analysis by Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher found that drug resistance is becoming more of an issue across the entire anti-infective continuum, despite indications that screening patients in the hospital would help to identify those patients that may be carriers of...

2014-08-11 08:28:46

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. Soligenix's revenues for the quarter and six months ended June 30,...

2014-08-09 23:01:36

The molecular diagnostics market is categorized on the basis of application, technology, end user, product, and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/molecular-diagnostic-market-833.html (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 The "Molecular Diagnostics Market by Application (Infectious Disease, Oncology, Genetics, Microbiology), Technology (PCR, INAAT, DNA Sequencing), End User (Hospital, Laboratories), Product (Instruments, Reagent, Service, Software) - Global Forecasts to...

2014-08-07 23:07:08

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has selected F. Marc LaForce, MD as recipient of the 2015 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award, Samuel Katz, MD as recipient of the 2015 Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement, and Richard J. Duma, MD, PhD as recipient of the 2015 John P. Utz Leadership Award. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has selected F. Marc LaForce, MD as recipient of the 2015...

food safety on social media
2014-08-05 03:15:54

Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University To help protect public health, researchers from North Carolina State University have developed guidelines on how to use social media to communicate effectively about food safety. “In a crisis context, the framework can be used by health officials, businesses or trade organizations affected by foodborne illness to help them reach key audiences with information that could be used to reduce the risk of foodborne illness,” says Dr. Ben...

2014-08-05 08:36:09

Leading Experts from the Bone Infection Unit at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford Explore the Impact of New Surgical Strategies and the Threat of Antibiotic Resistance. LUND, Sweden, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, announced that CERAMENT(TM)|G is a prominent feature in a new documentary, 'The Orthopaedic Revolution:...


Latest Infectious diseases Reference Libraries

Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
2012-05-02 19:12:54

The Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Informa Healthcare, a trading division in Informa PLC, based in the United Kingdom. As of May 2012, the current editor-in-chief is Ragnar Norrby, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Vaccine Institute. The journal publishes original research and review articles on clinical and microbiological aspects of infectious diseases. Topics include: clinical aspects of infectious...

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2012-04-02 20:35:58

The White-footed Mouse, (Peromyscus leucopus), is a species of rodent native to North America. Its range extends from Ontario, Quebec, Labrador and the Maritime Provinces (excluding Newfoundland) south to the southwestern United States and Mexico. In Texas this creature is known as the Woodmouse. The adult of this species measures 3.5 to 3.9 inches in length, not counting the tail, which can measure an additional 2.5 to 3.8 inches. It weighs typically about an ounce. It has a maximum life...

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2011-04-28 16:37:36

Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...

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2011-04-25 16:25:00

Mycoplasma genitalium is a small parasitic bacterium that lives on the ciliated epithelial cells of the primate genital and respiratory tracts. It is the smallest known free-living bacterium. Up until 2002 it was also considered to be the organism with the smallest genome. M. genitalium was isolated in 1980 from urethral specimens of two male patients with non-gonococcal urethritis. Infection is fairly common and can be transmitted between partners during unprotected sex. It can be treated...

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2011-04-15 15:26:30

Haemophilus influenzae is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium first described in 1892 by Richard Pfeiffer during an influenza pandemic. It is generally aerobic but can grow as a facultative anaerobe. H. influenzae was mistakenly considered to be the cause of influenza until 1933 when the flu virology became apparent. It was the first free-living organism to have its entire genome sequenced. The project was completed and published in 1995. Two major categories were defined: the...

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