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Corticosteroids often used in treatment of infectious mononucleosis
Corticosteroids are used often in the treatment of infectious mononucleosis, and for reasons beyond usual criteria, according to a study in the October issue of Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. View News Article (2005-10-18)


Identification of carbon dioxide receptors in insects may help fight infectious disease
Mosquitoes don't mind morning breath. They use the carbon dioxide people exhale as a way to identify a potential food source. But when they bite, they can pass on a number of dangerous infectious diseases, such as malaria, yellow fever, and West Nile encephalitis. View News Article (2006-12-14)


Preventing H1N1 spread to health care workers: Dilemma, debate and confusion
A commentary in the December issue of The Lancet Infectious Diseases brings to light the gaps in knowledge on the transmission of a common pathogen - the influenza virus - and its impact on decisions about how best to protect health care workers. View News Article (2009-11-20)


Antibiotic resistance is a international issue that better education can address
Antibiotic resistance is an international reality whose solution includes better educating physicians about using bacteria-fighting tools, says an infectious disease physician. View News Article (2013-11-15)


HIV-infected infants respond poorly to childhood vaccination
It is known that HIV-infected children who do not receive appropriate antiretroviral drugs experience immune depression, and may become susceptible to infectious diseases that would otherwise be prevented by childhood immunization. View News Article (2007-12-05)


New software to aid early detection of infectious disease outbreaks
A newly released software program will let health authorities at the site of an infectious disease outbreak quickly analyze data, speeding the detection of new cases and the implementation of effective interventions. View News Article (2007-12-07)


Feds' infectious diseases strategy must be broader than biodefense, say ID physicians
As Congress updates anti-bioterrorism legislation, it must take action now to protect the nation against the pressing threats of pandemic influenza, antibiotic-resistant infections, and other serious naturally occurring infections. View News Article (2006-04-07)


Researchers discover key mechanism by which lethal viruses Ebola and Marburg cause disease
Researchers in the Greene Infectious Disease Laboratory at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Caribbean Primate Research Center have discovered a key mechanism by which the Filoviruses, Ebola and Marburg, cause disease. View News Article (2006-10-17)


Genomics and world peace
Developing countries stand to profit most from advances in genome science, write Samuel Broder, Stephen Hoffman and Peter Hotez in this month`s issue of EMBO reports (EMBO reports September, 2002 pp 806-812). They claim that biotechnology coupled with genomics might emerge as the key technology in the 21st century for improving global health and probably even avoiding major political conflicts... View News Article (2002-08-29)


Study finds pigs susceptible to virulent ebolavirus can transmit the virus to other animals
Canadian investigators have shown that a species of ebolavirus from Zaire that is highly virulent in humans can replicate in pigs, cause disease, and be transmitted to animals previously unexposed to the virus. View News Article (2011-05-13)

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