Tag: "bat" at medical news
Jefferson scientists reveal how some types of rabies invade the brain
...edical College have found that certain elements of bat
rabies virus genes make the virus more adept at in... to initiate the brain infection. In many cases of bat
rabies infection, there is no known route of exposure. The researchers, led by Bernhard Dietzschold,...
Rabies: Canine infection in Africa and Asia still the greatest threat
... more detail of the distribution of EBLV [European bat
Stroke news tips for Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004
...ted. 2:50 p.m. Abstract LBP6 What's the best bat
dose? German researchers report they may have det... dose at which a clot-buster dervived from vampire bat
saliva may work. The DIAS (Desmoteplase In Acute Ischemic Stroke) trial tested the potent new clotb...
Rabies remains a costly public health threat, says Jefferson virologists
... know more about how the virus is transmitted from bat
to humans and about the biology of rabies," notes Brian Mahy, Ph.D., senior scientific research advisor at the National Center for Infectious Diseases at the CDC. Globally, rabies continues to threaten humans in the developing world on a much larger ...
Human rabies often caused by undetected, tiny bat bites
While being bitten by a bat
is rare, people should be aware that most human rabies cases in the United States were caused by bat
bites that probably were unrecognized or undetected, according to an article in the May 2002 Annals ...
Ordinary Touches Multiply Into Severe Pain For Fibromyalgia Patients
...elming. "I imagine if someone had taken a baseball bat
and beaten me with it, that'sgot to be what it feels like," she said. "Depending on the day, I'll justmove out of the way if someone tries to touch me." The pain of fibromyalgia often interferes with a person's working life. "These are people who are...