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Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...e, effective and long-lasting vaccine available to civilians
is necessary to protect mass populations in the event of an attack. In the study researchers produced Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium expressing differing levels of the necessary protective antigen to induce anthrax immunity and orally imm...
Battlefield and terrorist explosions pose new health risks
...orist bombings. Similar exposure could occur among civilians
trapped in fires for several minutes before being rescued. This research is very important, Gu said. The results tell us that if [one encounters] an environment with high concentrations of inorganic fire gases, serious lung injury may be induced r...
UGA researcher receives grant to study risks of jet fuel exposure
...d the health risks posed to military personnel and civilians
who work with jet fuel. The grant, from the Air ...common chemical exposure to military personnel and civilians
working on military bases. Recent studies in rodents have shown that exposure to vapors from jet f...
Detecting explosives with honeybees
...litary troops abroad and is an emerging danger for civilians
worldwide. By studying bee behavior and testing and improving on technologies already on the market, Los Alamos scientists developed methods to harness the honey bee's exceptional olfactory sense where the bees' natural reaction to nectar, a prob...
Updated Iraq survey affirms earlier mortality estimates
...that during the Vietnam War an estimated 3 million civilians
died overall; the Congo conflict was responsible for 3.8 million deaths; and recent estimates are that 200,000 have died in Darfur over the past 31 months....
... billion three-quarters of it aimed at protecting civilians
on new organisations, training, and buying existing remedies such as the classic smallpox vaccine. Has this massive spending made Americans any safer? According to experts at the Center for Biosecurity at the University of Pittsburgh, the answer i...
Chemical warfare ravages mental health of Iranian civilians
exposed to high-intensity warfare and chemical wea...ch was based on data collected in July 2004 on 153 civilians
in three towns bordering Iran and Iraq by researchers in the Department of Epidemiology and Public H...
ACS weekly press package April 24th, 2006
...ack cohosh * Detecting chemical agents targeted on civilians
* New process for making ice that burns * Peaceful... ARTICLE #2 Detecting chemical agents targeted on civilians
Concerns about terrorist activity have created the need for early warning systems that quickl...
Researchers report breakthrough against world's deadliest viruses
...better protection for military service members and civilians
Partnership focuses on compounds to protect against radiation exposure
... first responders, it is estimated that 90 million civilians
in the top 10 metropolitan areas are considered po... in efforts to protect both military personnel and civilians
from terrorist attack....
Prominent North Shore-LIJ physician-researcher brings science to the masses with new book
...in the body's organs, like collateral damage among civilians
in guerilla warfare. Dr. Tracey and his team discovered that the brain, via the vagus nerve -- the largest nerve in the body that wanders through the major organs -- exerts a braking force on the immune system's weapons. This is the inflammatory ref...
Norovirus found to cause traveler's diarrhea
...igated the prevalence of Norovirus infection among civilians
traveling from industrialized to developing countries," said Kellogg J. Schwab, PhD, corresponding author of the study and an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healt...
Iraqi civilian deaths increase dramatically after invasion
... The researchers compared the mortality rate among civilians
in Iraq during the 14.6 months prior to the March ...t is impossible to know the extent of the problems civilians
may be facing or how to protect them," explained study co-author Gilbert Burnham, MD, associate prof...