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Dengue: Asymptomatic people transmit the virus to mosquitoes

Public Release: 10-Nov-2015

Institut Pasteur

Scientists at the Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, the Institut Pasteur in Paris and the CNRS provided proof that people infected by dengue virus but showing no clinical symptoms can actually infect mosquitoes that bite them. 528 more words

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Scarlet fever making a comeback

Public Release: 4-Nov-2015

University of Queensland

An international study led by University of Queensland (UQ) researchers has tracked the re-emergence of a childhood disease which had largely disappeared over the past 100 years. 433 more words

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Quiet 'epidemic' has killed half a million middle-aged white Americans

Public Release: 2-Nov-2015

A long established pattern of mortality decline has reversed, due to drugs, alcohol and suicide

“All-cause mortality rose by 22 percent for this least-educated group” 1,512 more words

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Algae virus can jump to mammalian cells may contribute to cognitive deficits

Public Release: 21-Oct-2015

New study: Algae virus can jump to mammalian cells

Verdict still out on whether virus causes slower cognition

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 664 more words

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Sexual transmission of Ebola possible after more than 179 days of disease onset

Public Release: 15-Oct-2015

Sexual transmission of Ebola virus in Liberia confirmed using genomic analysis

US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

A suspected case of sexual transmission of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Liberia was confirmed using genomic analysis, thanks to in-country laboratory capabilities established by U.S. 985 more words

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Intentionally Starving and depriving patients of sleep not necessary in Hospitals

Public Release: 6-Oct-2015

Commentary: Hospitals may sicken many by withholding food and sleep

Johns Hopkins experts say malnutrition and sleep deprivation should become part of the standard safety checklist across hospitals… 834 more words

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Natural Treatments for Bladder Infection

As confirmed by millions of women around the world, urinary tract infection (UTI) can be a long, painful and frustrating battle, accompanied by endless rounds of prescription antibiotics. 297 more words

Bladder Infection Treatment