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[ Watch The Video: Bee Killers: Using Phages Against Deadly Honeybee Diseases ] Provided by Brigham Young University For decades, honeybees have been battling a deadly disease that kills off their babies (larvae) and leads to hive collapse....

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2014-10-31 08:26:59

ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based Intellimedix could make a positive contribution to the research efforts accompanying the onset of Ebola by suggesting a new, computational approach for investigating treatment options. Scientists at Georgia Tech's Center for Computational Systems Biology have spent years developing computer programs and algorithms to find alternative uses for existing drugs through systematic repurposing, and their technology might be able to aid...

2014-10-31 08:25:53

- Funding to support GMP manufacture of VesiculoVax(TM)-vectored vaccines for Zaire-Ebola virus, Sudan-Ebola virus, and Angola-Marburg virus that will be blended into a single formulation; rapid follow-up Phase 1 clinical trial planned - BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profectus BioSciences, Inc., a clinical-stage vaccine company developing novel vaccines for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, announced today that the Department of Defense (DoD) through...

2014-10-29 08:32:36

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTCQB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease and cancer, disclosed today that it will provide Hemopurifier® therapy under FDA compassionate use access provisions to support potential requests by qualified physicians and institutes that may seek to treat ebola virus infection in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090325/LA88762LOGO-b The...

2014-10-28 23:03:54

Researchers demonstrate the rapid spread of viruses in 2-4 hours; Clearstream provides antibacterial and antimicrobial products to combat viral contamination. Harrisburg, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Researchers at the University of Arizona, Tucson, recently revealed the results of a new study on viral contamination, presenting their findings at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in September. In response to the study, Clearstream, LLC – a...

2014-10-28 16:22:19

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Scott Crennan, CEO, Solutions Management, Inc. (SMI) & Disaster Recovery Services (DRS): Understanding the Ebola VirusTypically this time of year the public is taking caution to avoid the flu, but a much more serious virus is capturing everyone's attention. Most of us are by now familiar with the news that several countries in western Africa are currently contending with the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak....

2014-10-28 12:30:48

MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - A.Vogel's Echinaforce® has been keeping Canadians' immune systems strong for over 50 years. Now with the addition of three new products to our clinically proven Health Canada claims for the prevention and treatment of cold and flu, we just got better. Each winter, seasonal viruses put millions of people out of commission. With these ever so dreaded infections at our doorstep once again, immunity is the magic word. Unless you live in a bubble,...

2014-10-27 04:22:03

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall approaches, more young kids could be heading to the hospital with severe respiratory illness. The culprit is a particularly brutal strain enterovirus. While it's common for an enterovirus to circulate each year in the summer and fall, the number of confirmed cases of D68 this year is significantly higher than previous years, according to the CDC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154244 D68 is just one strain of a number of...

2014-10-24 23:05:01

New line of air purifiers eliminates up to 99.7% of viruses and air pollutants with exclusive Samsung SPi technology Billerica, MA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 With cold and flu season fast approaching, a revolutionary new air purification technology has come to market—one that for the first time proactively and efficiently cleans the air with disinfecting ions. Virus Zero (http://www.viruszero.com) neutralizes up to 99.7% of viruses, bacteria and other harmful contaminants using exclusive,...

2014-10-23 23:11:32

Dr. Michael Steuer relates Ebola epidemic to natural selection. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Dr. Michael Steuer is the owner and medical director of the MidSouth Pain Treatment Center with five locations in and around Memphis, Tennessee. The Ebola epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa is of great concern to Michael Steuer, not only because of the humanitarian tragedy that it has created there, but also because anxiety struck close to home when his daughter recently considered traveling to Africa for...

2014-10-23 23:04:35

ResolveHerpes is an All-Natural Mineral Detox Product that Helps to Remove Herpes from the Body Mandeville, LA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Resolve Herpes, a company that features an all-natural herpes treatment that can help to eliminate herpes symptoms from the body, is pleased to announce that they are now offering a special discount on orders for the popular ResolveHerpes product. For the next 48 hours, customers who place an order through the Resolve Herpes website and enter in the...


Latest Virus Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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2011-03-03 21:34:50

Rubella virus is the cause of congenital rubella syndrome when infection occurs during the first weeks of pregnancy. Humans are the only known host of this virus. It is the only member of the genus of Rubivirus and belongs to the family of Togaviridae. Members of the Togaviridae family typically have a genome of single-stranded RNA of positive polarity which is enclosed by an icosahedral capsid. This genome has a length of about 9,757 nucleotides and encodes for two non-structural as well...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-02-23 21:18:56

Vaccinia virus (VACV or VV) is a large, complex, enveloped virus belonging to the poxvirus family. It is well-known for its role in eradicating smallpox. It was the first human disease to to successfully be eradicated by science. The World Health Organization was the one who completed the endeavor. The vaccinia virus saw renewed interest in the early 21st century due to concerns about the smallpox virus being used as an agent for bioterrorism. They can be divided into four types:...

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2011-02-23 20:58:48

Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), also known as African Green Monkey virus, is a retrovirus able to infect at least 33 species of African primates. SIV has been present in monkeys and apes for at least 32,000 years, probably longer. Strains from two of these primate species have crossed the barriers into humans resulting in HIV-2 and HIV-1. Contraction involves contact with the blood of chimps that are often hunted for bushmeat in Africa. SIV infections appear in many cases to be...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.