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  • January 24, 2016
  • 01:56 PM
  • 570 views

Genes Identified That May Predispose Some Individuals to Getting Sick

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

  MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ephraim L. Tsalik, MD MHS PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine Duke University Medical Center Emergency Department Service Line Durham VA Medical Center  Medical Research: What … Continue reading →
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Dr. Ephraim L. Tsalik. (2016) Genes Identified That May Predispose Some Individual to Getting Sick. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • December 16, 2015
  • 09:34 PM
  • 397 views

Medical Societies Discuss Dramatic Increase In Prices For Older Medications For Infectious Diseases

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview Questions Carlos del Rio, MD Chair, HIV Medicine Association Department of Medicine Hubert Professor and Chair of the Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases … Continue reading →
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Carlos del Rio, MD. (2015) Medical Societies Discuss Dramatic Increase In Prices For Older Medications For Infectious Diseases. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • December 11, 2015
  • 01:41 AM
  • 1,525 views

The Apocalypse is HERE: Transmissible Resistance to Last Resort Antibiotic (Colistin)

by Pranab Chatterjee in Scepticemia

Polymyxins are a group of bacterial origin cyclic polypeptides with antibacterial properties. It was isolated by a Japanese researcher in 1949 from a jar of fermenting bacteria. Colistin, also known as Polymyxin E, which is produced by the bacteria Paenibacillus polymyxa var. colistinus, is a polypeptide antibiotic, which is effective against almost all gram-negative bacilli. Owing to its nephrotoxocity and…... Read more »

  • December 2, 2015
  • 05:03 PM
  • 591 views

Our Immune Systems Are Wired To Fight Infections At First Contact

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Professor Søren Riis Paludan DMSc, PhD Department of Biomedicine Aarhus University Denmark Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Prof. Paluden: We were interested in understanding the first immune reactions … Continue reading →
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Professor Søren Riis Paludan. (2015) Our Immune Systems Are Wired To Fight Infections At First Contact. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • November 27, 2015
  • 08:46 AM
  • 544 views

The ‘Wiperator’ Tests Ability of Disinfecting Wipes To Decontaminate Infected Surfaces

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Prof. Jean-Yves Maillard Professor of Pharmaceutical Microbiology College of Biomedical and Life Sciences Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Cardiff University Cardiff United Kingdom Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the … Continue reading →
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Prof. Jean-Yves Maillard. (2015) The ‘Wiperator’ Tests Ability of Disinfecting Wipes To Decontaminate Infected Surfaces. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 22, 2015
  • 09:09 PM
  • 376 views

Change in PAP Smear Guidelines Unintentionally Means Fewer Chlamydia Tests

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Allison Ursu, MD Department of Family Medicine University of Michigan Medical School Ann Arbor Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Ursu: This study was the result of a … Continue reading →
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Allison Ursu, MD. (2015) Change in PAP Smear Guidelines Unintentionally Means Fewer Chlamydia Tests. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 10, 2015
  • 06:14 PM
  • 506 views

Clinical Trial of Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation For Resistant Infectious Disease

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. J. Todd Kuenstner MD Clinical Laboratories Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, Virginia West Virginia School of Medicine, Charleston, West Virginia Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Kuenstner: … Continue reading →
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Dr. J. Todd Kuenstner MD. (2015) Clinical Trial of Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation For Resistant Infectious Disease. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 7, 2015
  • 01:20 PM
  • 449 views

The Infectious Diseases Society of America Comments on the 21st Century Cures Bill Including Antibiotic Development

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ms. Amanda Jezek Director of Government Relations Infectious Diseases Society Of America Editor’s Note: The Infectious Diseases Society of America Comments on the 21st Century Cures bill,  a bill desigend  “to help modernize and personalize health care, encourage … Continue reading →
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Ms. Amanda Jezek, Director of Government Relations, & Infectious Diseases Society Of America. (2015) The Infectious Diseases Society of America Comments on the 21st Century Cures Bill Including Antibiotic Development. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 17, 2015
  • 08:19 PM
  • 445 views

Targeted Program Reduced Superbugs and Infections In Nursing Home Residents

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Lona Mody, MBBS, MSc Associate Division Chief, Clinical and Translational Research Associate Director, Clinical Programs, VA GRECC Associate Professor, Internal Medicine Research Associate Professor, Institute of Gerontology University of Michigan Geriatrics Ann Arbor, MI Medical Research: What is the … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Lona Mody, MBBS, MSc. (2015) Targeted Program Reduced Superbug Infections In Nursing Home Residents. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 9, 2015
  • 09:38 AM
  • 390 views

Nanobody May Make Noroviruses Self Destruct

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Grant Hansman CHS Research Group at CellNetworks Heidelberg University and DKFZ Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum Heidelberg Germany Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Hansman: Human noroviruses are the major … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Grant Hansman. (2015) Nanobody May Make Noroviruses Self Destruct. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • February 27, 2015
  • 08:05 PM
  • 506 views

New Ninevalent HPV Vaccine Gives Greater Protection Against Cervical Cancer and Genital Warts

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Elmar A. Joura, M.D Gynecologist University of Vienna MedicalResearch: What are the main findings of this study? Dr. Joura: This study demonstrates that the new ninevalent HPV vaccine induces a good immunogenicity against HPV 6/11/16/18 and gives a … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Elmar A. Joura, M.D. (2015) New Ninevalent HPV Vaccine Gives Greater Protection Against Cervical Cancer and Genital Warts. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • February 27, 2015
  • 07:46 PM
  • 610 views

QuantiFERON-TB Gold Testing For Latent TB Eliminates False Positives From BCG Vaccination

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Masae Kawamura MD Director and TB Controller City and County of San Francisco Department of Health Principal investigator for the Regional TB Training and Medical Consultation Center MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Dr. Masae Kawamura MD. (2015) QuantiFERON-TB Gold Testing For Latent TB Eliminates False Positives From BCG Vaccination . MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • February 17, 2015
  • 07:55 AM
  • 419 views

Fusobacterium Pharyngitis May Be As Serious As Strep Throat

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Robert M Centor, MD, MACP Chair ACP Board of Regents Regional Dean, UAB Huntsville Regional Medical Campus Huntsville, AL 35801 Professor, General Internal Medicine UAB Birmingham, AL 35294-3407 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Robert M Centor, MD, MACP. (2015) Fusobacterium Pharyngitis May Be As Serious As Strep Throat. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • February 17, 2015
  • 07:24 AM
  • 422 views

MRSA Persistence Linked With Household Members and Pets

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Valerie Cluzet, MD Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Division of Infectious Diseases Philadelphia, PA 19104 MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Cluzet: MRSA is a major cause of … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Valerie Cluzet, MD. (2015) MRSA Persistence Linked With Household Members and Pets. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 23, 2015
  • 04:25 PM
  • 1,806 views

Exotic Pets: Emerging Risk Factor for Salmonellosis in Children

by Pranab Chatterjee in Scepticemia

The increasing trend of having exotic reptiles as pets may lead to an increase in reptile associated infections such as Salmonellosis, especially in the children in the household. ... Read more »

  • January 10, 2015
  • 03:22 PM
  • 712 views

How to Prevent Hepatitis C Patients from Being Lost in the Healthcare System?

by Wiley Asia Blog in Wiley Asia Blog - Health Sciences

A new study shows that many patients infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) are lost during different stages of health care to manage the disease. This real-life’ view of the HCV patient care continuum in a major U.S. urban area is published in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and highlights the importance of generating awareness among clinicians and at-risk groups about appropriate HCV testing, referral, support and care.

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Viner, K., Kuncio, D., Newbern, E., & Johnson, C. (2014) The continuum of hepatitis C testing and care. Hepatology. DOI: 10.1002/hep.27584  

  • March 15, 2014
  • 12:48 PM
  • 863 views

New virus (MERS-CoV) cases increasing

by Tarnit Khera in Scitkk

Another case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was confirmed in the Middle East on 12th March: a 68 years old man fell ill in the UAE on 1st March, was hospitalised on 3rd March and is now recovering. He had no contact with any known case but he does own a farm where he has contact with animals, including camels. The other two latest cases occurred in late February in Saudi Arabia. MERS-CoV causes severe acute respiratory illness. The first case was a Saudi national. Th........ Read more »

Tarnjit Khera. (2014) New virus (MERS-CoV) cases increasing. Scitkk.wrodpress.com. info:other/

  • October 8, 2013
  • 12:10 PM
  • 1,745 views

Ecological Underpinnings of Wealth

by Guest Contributor in PLOS Biologue

 
By Jon Chase
Question: What’s the best way to improve the economy of a developing country?
Answer: Provide better healthcare to its citizens and conserve its biodiversity
Better healthcare?!? If you’ve been listening to the conversations from the left…... Read more »

  • August 21, 2013
  • 12:30 PM
  • 1,456 views

Strenghthening newborns’ immune systems: A secret in the plasma

by Sarah Lewin in Vector, a Boston Children's Hospital blog

There’s something different about newborns’ blood. In babies less than 28 days of age, the immune system still hibernates—making newborns more susceptible to life-threatening infections and less responsive to many vaccines. Ofer Levy, MD, PhD, and his colleagues at Boston Children’s Hospital have done extensive work toward understanding the newborn immune system, and now they’ve [...]... Read more »

  • January 15, 2013
  • 08:48 AM
  • 1,108 views

The long term solution for controlling cholera extends beyond antibiotics and vaccines : History books provide answers

by Ruth Stephen Whallett in Zellula Health

Can cholera be eliminated?  Waldman and his colleagues, offer solutions taken from the history books, which requires sufficient investment by the global development community. We discuss their answers  - access to clean drinking  water and  safe basic sanitation. Looking at global health in general, we  discuss how this approach might  eradicate cholera and a host of other diseases that blight human health whilst alleviating poverty and ensuring susta........ Read more »

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