Tag: world health organization

MERS outbreaks grow; Malaysian case had camel link

Outbreaks of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections expanded further today with reports of seven more cases in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and three...

HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

HIV-positive women respond well to a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), even when their immune system is struggling, according to newly published results of an...

New childhood TB cases double earlier estimates

Researchers from Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) have estimated that around 1 million children contract tuberculosis (TB) annually...

Children’s preferences for sweeter and saltier tastes are linked to each...

Scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that children who most prefer high levels of sweet tastes also most prefer high levels...

Blood test IDs those at-risk for cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s within 3...

Researchers have discovered and validated a blood test that can predict with greater than 90 percent accuracy if a healthy person will develop mild...

Scientists demonstrate first contagious airborne WiFi virus

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown for the first time that WiFi networks can be infected with a virus that can move...

Study examines consumption of added sugar, death for cardiovascular disease

Many U.S. adults consume more added sugar (added in processing or preparing of foods, not naturally occurring as in fruits and fruit juices) than...

China’s second H7N9 wave tops spring wave

Pushing the number of cases in the second H7N9 influenza wave higher than the first, China reported six more cases today, as well as...

New dengue detection kit gets put through the paces

Scientists have found that a commercially available, FDA-approved dengue detection kit bests the former “gold standard” test by producing results in under five hours.A...

New compounds in grilled meat, exhaust are hundreds of times more...

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered novel compounds produced by certain types of chemical reactions – such as those found in vehicle exhaust...

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