• Feinstein Institute Researcher Publishes New Perspective on Sepsis
    In a review published in the April issue of Immunity, Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it's time to take a fresh look at the medical community's approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, ...More
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  • Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa: 197 Cases, 122 Deaths
    As of April 16, 2014, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 197 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), including 122 deaths. To date, 101 cases have been laboratory confirmed, including 56 deaths, 43 cases (33 deaths) meet the ...More
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  • Five Cases of MERS-CoV are Reported to WHO
    On April 17, 2014, the Ministries of Health of Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported an additional five laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).   The following details were provided to the ...More
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  • Scientists Unlock Secrets of Protein Produced by Disease-Causing Fungus
    A team that includes scientists from the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University and St. Mary's University reported the structure of a protein that helps a common fungus to infect the body. The fungal ...More
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  • Gate for Bacterial Toxins Found
    Dr. Klaus Aktories and Dr. Panagiotis Papatheodorou from the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology of the University of Freiburg have discovered the receptor responsible for smuggling the toxin of the bacterium Clostridium perfringens into the ...More
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  • Unauthorized Annie
    Meet Unauthorized Annie, she loves scrubBank™ and you will too. This compact, automated, quick dispense solution for scrub management supports infection prevention best practices and was designed to facilitate compliance with the AORN Recommended Practice for Surgical ...More
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  • Progress in Understanding Immune Response in Severe Schistosomiasis
    Researchers at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts and Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) have uncovered a mechanism that may help explain the severe forms of schistosomiasis, or snail fever, which is caused by schistosome worms and is one of ...More
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  • Study Discovers Novel Pathway for Parasite Invasion and Dissemination
    Parasites known as apicomplexans are responsible for widespread infections, including malaria and toxoplasmosis, in human and animal populations. While most other intracellular pathogens get into our cells first by a process known as phagocytosis or “cellular ...More
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  • Researchers Question Emergency Water Treatment Guidelines
    The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recommendations for treating water after a natural disaster or other emergencies call for more chlorine bleach than is necessary to kill disease-causing pathogens and are often impractical to carry out, a new study has found. ...More
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  • Combating Malaria Using Environmental, Disease Data
    Dealing with malaria is a fact of life for more than 91 million Ethiopians. Each year 4 million to 5 million contract malaria, one of the biggest health problems in this poor country. ...More
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