Tag: "infected" at medical news
Anthrax survivors continued to have health problems one year after exposure
with anthrax continued to report health problems, ...orist activities involving the U.S. Postal Service infected
22 individuals with Bacillus anthracis (anthrax), according to background information in the article...
New type of anthrax vaccine moves into larger-scale trial at Saint Louis University
... frequent victims of the disease. Those who handle infected
animals also are at-risk. Anthrax may be suitable for use in biological weapons because of the ease of spore production, the stability of the anthrax spores and the ability to aerosolize them. In 2001, five people developed fatal cases of anth...
HIV, West Nile virus, SARS infections and thoracic transplantation
...on can be safely performed in selected individuals infected
with HIV if viral infection can be controlled by highly-active anti-retroviral therapy." Managing anti-rejection drugs and anti-retroviral therapies presents quite a challenge. Transplant teams must achieve just the right balance between the two typ...
Jefferson scientists find how HIV causes dementia
... to understand why as many as one-quarter of those infected
with HIV develop dementia. Now, researchers at Je...ell death was indeed caused by the substances from infected
cells. He and his co-workers had previously published work suggesting that certain HIV proteins are ...
Second NIAID SARS vaccine candidate helps mice fend off SARS
...odent models of SARS. Currently, while mice can be infected
with SARS virus, they do not become ill. Thus, the protective value of the experimental vaccine can only be inferred, not shown directly....
Mayo Clinic researchers restore lost immunity -- Possible breakthrough for AIDS
...ly came together to fight microbes or to eliminate infected
cells in the body," says Dr. Cascalho. "Now we know that the B cells and the immunoglobulin that they produce can help reconstitute immunity by promoting the development of T cells." For immunity to work it is crucial that there are enough T cells a...
Avian influenza outbreaks create concern about human infection Mayo Clinic researchers warn
...stic test results indicate that the patient is not infected
with influenza A. The same time frame should be used for outpatients....
Cell research uncovers intriguing clues to 'Trojan horse' gene in HIV infection
...re probing details of how HIV commandeers genes in infected
cells to disguise itself from the immune system. T...rary to prevailing dogma, HIV does not always kill infected
immune cells. Instead, it kills bystander cells and somehow prevents at least some infected
Researchers testing compounds that may stop replication of T-cell leukemia virus
...n T-cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 (HTLV-I), which has infected
15 to 20 million people worldwide. The virus causes the fatal adult T-cell leukemia in up to 10 percent of those infected. Little is known about the HTLV-I enzyme, or protease, that cuts long strings of amino acids to form functional proteins that ma...
Northwestern Memorial launches trial to determine most effective treatment for hepatitis C
...he study. Approximately 3.9 million Americans are infected
with hepatitis C. The virus is primarily spread t... which accounts for nearly three-quarters of those infected
in the United States. People who have never been treated with any interferon or ribavirin, either a...
NIAID vaccine protects against SARS virus infection in mice
...tically reduced the level of virus in the lungs of infected
mice, more than a million-fold," says Gary J. Nabe...d Drug Administration approval. The SARS virus infected
8,098 people and killed 774 worldwide between Nov. 1, 2002, and July 31, 2003, according to the Worl...
Australian 'mud football' game sickens players
...ayers went to the emergency room the next day with infected
wounds, according to a study in the April 15 issue...s and scrapes from gravel and field stubble became infected
with A. hydrophila, causing pus-filled lesions to develop at the wound sites. Several players also e...
Research questions transplant safety procedure
...tissue processing does not inactivate systemically infected
tendon and bone tissues," said Steven P. Arnoczky,...put five samples each of bone and tissue that were infected
with feline leukemia virus, a retrovirus similar to human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, through th...
Increasing the risk of cancer
...ern Holland, women are about twice as likely to be infected
with HPV during the longer, sunnier days of August than the shorter, bleaker days of winter. Studies have linked HPV with human cervical cancer. The results are somewhat surprising since, according to three centuries of birth records i...
March/April 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ied opportunities for increasing the proportion of infected
individuals who are provided options for treatment, particularly among those in emergency departments and chemical dependency programs. Getting the News By Roger A. Rosenblatt In a personal essay, Rosenblatt, a family physician at the University o...
Advances in prevention and treatment research hold promise for 'pipeline'
...ates. As many as 24 million people in the U.S. are infected
with HPV at any given time. An estimated 1 million women in the U.S. have cervical dysplasia associated with HPV, with 55,000 bearing in situ carcinomas. Approximately 15,000 U.S. women have cervical cancer. Globally, HPV-induced cervical cancers ar...
Monkey virus may hold clue for development of common blood cancer
... People may pick up the virus by association with infected
animals, through a polio vaccine, or even though secretions, such as saliva, from a person already infected, he says. One study suggested that at least five percent of Americans have signs of infection with the monkey virus, says Samaniego. But he th...
Genome sequence reveals leaner, meaner intestinal parasite
...terborne parasite that lodges in the intestines of infected
people and animals and for which there is currently no effective treatment--is missing key structures normally found in similar parasites, say researchers supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the Nati...
Mouse model mimics real-world plague infection
...ssion route of bubonic plague through the bites of infected
fleas. The flea-to-mouse model provides a more rea...." In their study, the RML scientists first infected
fleas by letting them feed on blood containing a virulent strain of Yersinia pestis, the bacterial a...
Rochester, BCM test bird-flu vaccine in humans
...orldwide have died in recent months after becoming infected
from a strain of flu known as H5N1 that is normall...s if a bird flu virus infects a person who is also infected
with the usual human flu. With some minor genetic modifications, bird flu could gain the potential t...
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