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  • H. Lee Moffitt Researchers Discover Potential Targets To Reduce Risk Of Stem Cell Transplants
    ...Inhibiting one gene -- even temporarily -- can improve cure rates for blood cancer patients who receive stem cell transplants. This strategy may also help patients with genetic and autoimmune diseases who are also treated with stem cell transplants. Researchers at H. Lee Moffitt Comprehensive Cancer Center in Tampa, led by William Kerr Ph.D. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Wed, 21 Feb 2007 02:00 EST
  • H. pylori confers opposing risks for stomach cancer
    ...NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The presence of a type of bacteria called Helicobacter pylori in the stomach substantially increases the risk of cancer in the lower portion of the stomach, but may actually lower the risk of cancer in the upper stomach (gastric cardia), a study shows....
    Reuters - Thu, 19 Oct 2006 12:19 EST
  • H. Pylori Has Mixed Role in Cancer
    ...A bacterium that causes ulcers also increases the risk of cancer of the lower stomach, but it seems to protect against cancer of the upper stomach that includes the junction of the esophagus, researchers from the National Cancer Institute report....
    WebMD - Wed, 18 Oct 2006 04:00 EST
  • H.I.V. Risk Halved by Circumcision, U.S. Agency Finds
    ...The directors of the two largest funds for fighting the disease said they would consider paying for circumcisions in high-risk countries....
    New York Times - Thu, 14 Dec 2006 08:41 EST
  • H.I.V. Tests Pose Choice of Breakthroughs
    ...Technology has public health officials debating whether to eliminate either the long waiting time for results or the failure to find early infections....
    New York Times - Mon, 06 Jun 2005 08:00 EST
  • H.R. 3559 Is a Top Priority for August Congressional Meetings, American Assn for Homecare
    ...The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) asks that all homecare providers urge their Member of the U... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Sat, 06 Aug 2005 04:00 EST
  • H2N2 influenza virus - Risk considered low for laboratory workers and the public
    ...The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) informed WHO on 26 March that an influenza A/H2N2 virus was identified by a local laboratory in Canada... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 18 Apr 2005 10:00 EST
  • H5 strain finds its way into Pakistani poultry too
    ...Two poultry farms in Pakistan have been quarantined as strains of H5 subtype were detected in fowl there on Monday....
    The Earth Times - Tue, 28 Feb 2006 07:22 EST
  • H57 Hoodia NASCAR Busch Team To Debut At O'Reilly Raceway Park
    ... H57 Hoodia ( http://www.h57.com), the nation's leading South African Hoodia appetite suppressant, announcedtoday its first NASCAR sponsorship. The company has partnered with theWarsaw, Indiana-based ML Motorsports to lend its name to the new H57 HoodiaBusch Series car at O'Reilly Raceway Park (The Kroger 200) this Saturday,August 5. The event will be broadcast on TNT at 8:00 p.m. EDT. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Sun, 06 Aug 2006 11:00 EST
  • H5N1 Avian Flu Virus Vaccine Induces Immune Responses In Healthy Adults
    ...Results from a clinical trial demonstrate that high doses of an experimental H5N1 avian influenza vaccine can induce immune responses in healthy adults. Approximately half of those volunteers who received an initial and a booster dose of the highest dosage of the vaccine tested in the trial developed levels of infection-fighting antibodies that current tests predict would neutralize the virus... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Sat, 01 Apr 2006 03:00 EST
  • H5N1 Avian Flu Virus Vaccine Induces Immune Responses in Healthy Adults
    ...National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) News Release "H5N1 Avian Flu Virus Vaccine Induces Immune Responses in Healthy Adults", Wednesday, March 29, 2006...
    National Institutes of Health - Thu, 30 Mar 2006 06:57 EST
  • H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed in Poland
    ...Polish Lab Confirms Country''s First Cases of H5N1 Bird Flu...
    ABC News - Mon, 06 Mar 2006 04:58 EST
  • H5N1 Bird Flu Detected In The Cameroons
    ...H5N1 Bird flu strain was detected in a duck in the Cameroons, making it now the fourth country in Africa to have bird flu within its borders. So far, Nigeria, Niger, Egypt and the Cameroons have bird flu reports. Samples from a farm in Maroua, Cameroons, were sent to a laboratory in Paris, where H5N1 was confirmed... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Sun, 12 Mar 2006 09:00 EST
  • H5N1 Bird Flu Virus Is Changing
    ...According to a report in last week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the identification of a new H5N1 virus sublineage in poultry, this new virus sublineage, called Fujian virus, appears to have become the dominant strain of the H5N1 avian influenza circulating in parts of Asia. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 09 Nov 2006 02:00 EST
  • H5N1 Bird Flu Virus Is Changing, FAO And OIE Recommend Increased Surveillance When Vaccinating
    ...According to a report in last week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the identification of a new H5N1 virus sublineage in poultry, this new virus sublineage, called Fujian virus, appears to have become the dominant strain of the H5N1 avian influenza circulating in parts of Asia. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Sat, 11 Nov 2006 12:00 EST
  • H5N1 Confirmed In A Game Farm In Sweden - Swedish Authorities Applying Community Control Measures
    ...The Swedish authorities have informed the European Commission today of a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5, strongly suspected (but not yet confirmed) to be H5N1, in a mallard (duck) on a game farm near the town of Oskarshamn, on the eastern coast of Sweden. Samples will be sent to the Community Reference Laboratory in Weybridge to confirm is this is the Asian strain of the H5N1 virus... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Tue, 21 Mar 2006 05:00 EST
  • H5N1 Has Evolved Into Two Different Forms
    ...Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have discovered that there are now two different forms of the virulent H5N1 bird flu virus strain. It appears that the new variant evolved last year and has infected humans in Indonesia. This will make it more difficult to develop an effective vaccine... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Tue, 21 Mar 2006 06:00 EST
  • H5N1 Has Mutated Slightly, But Pandemic Threat Is No Greater
    ...Researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) say that the H5N1 bird flu virus strain has mutated a bit after samples from a family cluster in Sumatra, Indonesia, were studied. However, WHO stresses that the mutation has not increased the chances of a human pandemic threat at all. Seven members of the same family became infected with bird flu last month. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Fri, 23 Jun 2006 10:00 EST
  • H5N1 In Scotland No Threat To Human Health Or Consumers, National Farmers' Union
    ...The National Farmers' Union of the UK has stressed that confirmation of H5N1 in Scotland has no implications for human health or consumers. The Union added that this is a significant development from a poultry health aspect. President of the National Farmers' Union (NFU), Peter Kendall, said although the news is unwelcome, it was certainly not an unexpected development... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 06 Apr 2006 08:00 EST
  • H5N1 Killed 2600 Poultry In England
    ...Both British and European Authorities have confirmed that the bird flu which killed 2,600 turkeys at a Bernard Matthews farm in Suffolk, East Anglia, England, was of the H5N1 strain. The remaining 150,000 turkeys on the farm will be slaughtered, say authorities. Further tests are being carried out to find out whether this H5N1 is the same strain as the Asian one. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Sat, 03 Feb 2007 11:00 EST
  • H5N1 makes its presence felt in Jordan
    ...Jordan joined the list of countries affected by bird flu when three dead turkeys in a poultry farm in Ajloun near Amman tested positive for the H5N1 virus, said Saeed Darwazeh, the health minister of the Middle Eastern country, on Friday. The results of laboratory tests have shown that the birds had the H5N1 strain of bird flu, he said....
    The Earth Times - Sat, 25 Mar 2006 07:02 EST
  • H5N1 reported in chicken in Northern Cyprus
    ...On Sunday, Cyprus confirmed its first case of the H5N1 or bird flu virus in a chicken. The infected chicken was found in the northern region of the island, which is under the control of Turkey, European Commission spokesperson Barbara Helfferich said....
    The Earth Times - Mon, 30 Jan 2006 06:56 EST
  • H5N1 strain could start wave of bird flu outbreaks
    ...HONG KONG (Reuters) - Scientists in Hong Kong and the United States have detected a new strain of H5N1 bird flu virus in China and warned it might have started another wave of outbreaks in poultry in Southeast Asia and move deeper into Eurasia....
    Reuters - Tue, 31 Oct 2006 03:10 EST
  • H5N1 strain could start wave of bird flu outbreaks
    ...HONG KONG (Reuters) - Scientists in Hong Kong and the United States have detected a new strain of H5N1 bird flu virus in China and warned it might have started another wave of outbreaks in poultry in Southeast Asia and move deeper into Eurasia....
    Reuters - Tue, 31 Oct 2006 03:10 EST
  • H5N1 Suspected In A Dead Wild Swan In Czech Republic: Czech Authorities Applying Precautionary Measures
    ...The authorities of the Czech Republic today informed the European Commission of a suspected case of the avian influenza virus H5 in a dead wild swan detected in Hluboka Nad Vltavou, 150 km South of Prague. It is not yet known if the virus is high pathogenic or low pathogenic H5 and tests are ongoing... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Fri, 31 Mar 2006 05:00 EST
  • H5N1 Threat Puts Human Flu Back In Spotlight
    ...The emergence of the avian influenza virus H5N1 that is currently devastating chicken flocks in many countries and threatening to unleash a worldwide epidemic among humans has triggered a renewed interest among scientists in studying influenza A viruses, according to investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital....
    ScienceDaily - Fri, 05 May 2006 07:00 EST
  • H5N1 Threat Puts Human Flu Back In Spotlight
    ...The emergence of the avian influenza virus H5N1 that is currently devastating chicken flocks in many countries and threatening to unleash a worldwide epidemic among humans has triggered a renewed interest among scientists in studying influenza A viruses, according to investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Wed, 10 May 2006 12:00 EST
  • H5N1 Vaccine Could Be Basis For Life-saving Stockpile
    ...Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have announced that a vaccine they developed a few years ago against one antigenic variant of the avian influenza virus H5N1 may protect humans against future variants of the virus. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 22 Jun 2006 08:00 EST
  • H5N1 Vaccine Could Be Basis For Life-saving Stockpile Against Possible Bird Flu Outbreak
    ...Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have announced that a vaccine they developed a few years ago against one antigenic variant of the avian influenza virus H5N1 may protect humans against future variants of the virus....
    ScienceDaily - Tue, 20 Jun 2006 07:00 EST
  • H7 Bird Flu In UK Farm, 35,000 Chickens To Be Culled
    ...Dead chickens have been found at a farm in Norfolk, England. Veterinary experts say they most probably died of H7 bird flu strain. This strain is deadly for chickens, but nowhere near as dangerous for humans - as is the H5N1 strain. 35,000 chickens at the farm are to be slaughtered. The farm is located 13 miles west of Norwich, in North Tuddenham... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 27 Apr 2006 08:00 EST