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05 Oct 2005
As the role that wild birds could play in spreading HPAI is far from clear, Wetlands International urges that more research is urgently done and a world wide system for monitoring HPAI in wild birds be put in place.
02 Oct 2005
APCC 2005 will be held in Perth, Australia and the 4th Regional Training Course on Bioinformatics Applied to Tropical Diseases in Southeast Asia will be held in Bangkok, Thailand
02 Oct 2005
Press Release from the Nature Reviews Journals
28 Sep 2005
Always thought of as addictive, nicotine is now shown to induce a progressive and long-lasting increase of sensitivity in the brain reward systems, reports an online publication from the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
28 Sep 2005
Poisoning is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in pediatric population. Majority of the patients were toddlers between the ages of 1 and 3.
21 Sep 2005
Scientific understanding of flu, and avian flu, is being delayed by the reluctance of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the world's top public-health agency, to provide outside scientists with access to crucial data.
21 Sep 2005
Older adults in Cambodia have survived decades of political and social volatility including civil war and genocide. This analysis looks at a basic measure of health among a population that until recently has been isolated from the rest of the world.
19 Sep 2005
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) researchers in collaboration with the Veterinary Research Institute, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia have come up with a one step molecular based technique which can quickly identify the bird flu virus.
19 Sep 2005
The technique was evaluated using 20 different influenza A strains and was successful in identifying a series of different bird flu viruses.
18 Sep 2005
The courses aim to train young researchers on the tropical diseases of TDR portfolio (Malaria, Tuberculosis, Dengue, Leishmaniasis, Chagas’ disease, African Sleeping Sickness, Leprosy, Filariasis, Onchocerciasis and Schistosomiasis)
14 Sep 2005
Snakebite is one of the common causes of death in rural and suburban areas of tropical countries such as India. In the present case, it was a mystery as to how the snake could bitten the victim at the back of the head.
11 Sep 2005
Pharmacological screening revealed that the drug "Savveera Chendooram" has got potent Anti-inflammatory (both acute and chronic), Anti-pyretic and Analgesic actions.
11 Sep 2005
Population Council researchers have found that exposure to low levels of phthalates can alter the levels of testosterone (the male sex hormone), increase the proliferation of cells in the testes, and significantly accelerate the onset of male puberty.
04 Sep 2005
It is the goal of today’s antiaging medicine to forestall disease and aging long enough for people to utilize the powerful biotechnology and nanotechnology therapies which have the potential to greatly extend longevity.
04 Sep 2005
This preliminary study on the drug Pandanus Tectorius has been experimentally studied to prove the statement told in Traditional Indian Medicine (Siddha) literatures for its uterine stimulant action.
31 Aug 2005
In this study, a Siddha drug, “Saveera Chendooram” which was prepared as per the procedure mentioned in the ancient Siddha literatures is subjected to Anti-microbial sensitivity testing.
31 Aug 2005
Older adults are continuing to die or injured in hospitals and nursing homes due to complications from being physically restrained.
17 Aug 2005
H5N1 and H1N1 are high on the international agenda due to fears that it could lead to the next worldwide human flu pandemic. See here for Experts and press releases.
16 Aug 2005
Conventional methods of health care financing through tax revenues have failed to meet the health care needs of all, resulting in differential access to health care facilities by different income groups.
14 Aug 2005
Nature reveals that from the dozens of patients who caught the deadly H5N1 strain this year, the WHO has managed to obtain just six samples.
14 Aug 2005
Press release for Nature's avian flu special issue. 26 May, vol 435, no 7041
04 Aug 2005
Up to three million courses of anti-flu drugs, as well as a policy of isolating groups at risk, would be needed to ward off a human outbreak of avian flu in Southeast Asia.
27 Jul 2005
A commonly used drug could have the power to extinguish the trauma associated with horrific memories
21 Jul 2005
It is the most frequent bacterial cause of diarrhoea in children and adults living in the developing world and also the most common cause of traveller's diarrhea.
17 Jul 2005
The Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI), announces a Request for Proposals (RFP). The deadline for submitting proposals is 5 pm Bangladesh time July 31, 2005
06 Jul 2005
This page is a simple catalogue of 124 medicinal herbs frequently used by CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine). This section is aimed at helping to give an idea regarding the herbs used for medicinal purpose.
22 Jun 2005
The pandemic strains of V. parahaemolyticus have been isolated for the first time in sub-Saharan Africa.
13 Jun 2005
21st Century Bioscience Research Institute
13 Jun 2005
The Institute of Integrated Medical Research on Shinanomachi Campus
12 Jun 2005
Antibiotic resistance is a rising concern. This research compares two different brands of vaccine, ie the investigational vaccine and an already marketed vaccine with brand name 'X', in healthy subjects aged between 10 and 25 years

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