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Study Shows Children Who Have Had Enterovirus Infection Are More Likely To Have Type 1 Diabetes

Provided by Dr. Tsai Chung-Li, Diabetologia A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that children who have been infected with enterovirus are 48% more likely to have...

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2014-09-26 23:06:52

Local hospitals have reported suspected cases of Enterovirus D68 in children; The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC helps spread awareness about the illness and ways to protect against it. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Hospitals across the country are reporting cases of Enterovirus D68, a mysterious respiratory illness that has hospitalized children in a dozen states. Officials at local hospitals have announced they are treating children with suspected cases of the virus. According to NBC...

2014-09-22 23:07:21

Corina Zalace depicts her struggles with polio, clinical depression, and faith through poetry and original illustrations Niceville, Florida (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 “I don’t belong there. My mind is fine. I don’t belong in the ‘Looney Toon Ward’!” opens the prologue of "My Inner Child Must Be Heard: From Despair to Dancing on the Clouds" by Corina Zalace. The book chronicles her six-decade battle with polio and subsequent struggles with clinical depression and...

2014-09-22 16:28:39

Virus survives in only a few areas of the world ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates and NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At an event hosted by the UAE Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), speaking on behalf of the Minister MICAD, HE Sheikha Lubna Bint Khaled Al Qasimi, HE Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, called for an intensification of the global campaign to eradicate polio. The...

2014-09-19 08:25:35

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of International Cooperation and Development is hosting a UN General Assembly side event in partnership with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on Monday, September 22, entitled: "Polio Eradication: A Call to Action." The master of ceremonies will be Dr. Richard Besser, chief ABC News Medical Editor; chaired by Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Federal...

2014-09-18 16:27:46

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Rainey, executive vice president and chief financial officer of United Airlines will be named national chair of the March of Dimes 2015 March for Babies at a ceremony in Phoenix tonight. Mr. Rainey commits to generating a minimum of $1 million for the organization, which supports research and other programs to give more babies a healthy start in life. "Many of our United employees and their families worldwide have been...

2014-09-17 20:22:27

Acclaimed Photographer Supports World Prematurity Day CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Internationally-acclaimed baby photographer Anne Geddes today unveiled an image of a baby born too soon that will be shared worldwide to raise awareness of the global problem of preterm birth. Mrs. Geddes donated the image of Alfred, who was born 8 weeks too soon, weighing just two pounds, six ounces, to the March of Dimes, which made the photo the center of its 2014...

2014-09-11 16:27:48

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes has switched its domain name to marchofdimes.org. "For 12 years, the March of Dimes has used .com to promote our presence on the internet because it was the best and only descriptive domain available to us," said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes. When the .org became available this year we saw an opportunity to more appropriately align ourselves with other top nonprofit...

2014-08-28 23:03:49

Every August is deemed “National Immunization Awareness Month” or “NIAM” and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources. Two “NJ Top Docs” Pediatricians, Dr. Stuart Slavin of Touchpoint Pediatrics and Dr. Mondana Yazdi of Wyckoff Pediatrics were invited to speak on the topic. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Smallpox was the first disease in which a successful vaccine was produced for its treatment. Created by British physician Edward Jenner...

2014-08-19 23:13:58

New film partners with March of Dimes and illuminates pregnancy journey with glimpse into the lives of families who share their pregnancy milestones and important health information. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 When expecting their first child, Director Christopher Henze and his wife couldn’t find a film addressing the entire process of pregnancy in one place. This discovery was both surprising and disappointing in the light of the nearly 4 million births American women...

2014-08-19 12:27:01

Celebrity Mom Lends Her Voice to Help Improve Mom and Baby Health WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new single by actress, singer and busy mom Hilary Duff will be featured in a March of Dimes public service announcement (PSA). "As a mom, I know there is nothing more important than the health of our babies," says Ms. Duff, mother of two-year-old Luca. "That's why I'm proud to support the March of Dimes in fighting the serious problems of birth defects...


Latest Poliomyelitis 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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