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Bacterial Strain Behind 'Black Death' Plague Is Likely Extinct: Study by HealthFinder Posted Tue 30 Aug 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Analysis of medieval bones finds Y. pestis has changed over the centuries. By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Plagued By Plagues? Part One by Take Root and Write .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Jul 2009 10:42pm The bubonic plague was a horrifying disease that swept through fourteenth century Europe killing a large portion of the population. It was dubbed the "Black Death" because its victims were marred with black boils of blood that festered beneath the skin due to internal bleeding. Symptoms of the insidious disease also included swollen lymph n ... Read on »
MRSA versus the plague by Dr. Zagreus Ammon Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:08pm While we are in the midst of a political and public relations panic, there is a story flying just under the radar that would be worthy of a real run-in-the-streets-screaming panic. A wildlife biologist from Massachusetts working in the Grand Canyon died of the plague. The story from a TV news outlet [for God's sake!] is more tho ... Read on »
YOUR PETS AND PLAGUE.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Jun 2010 11:00pm Most of our readers might wonder what this has to do with this For many of you, it's just a piece of interesting trivia that probably will never directly affect you or your pets.  However, for those of you who might be travelling with your dog and/or cat to the southwestern part of the USA or to 17 of our western states, the answer just might s ... Read on »
Black Death by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Mon 17 Sep 2012 10:00am Earlier this month, a young Colorado girl was diagnosed with bubonic plague. Yes, plague — as in the Black Death. Thankfully, she’s recovering well, but the story reminded me of one of my favorite tales from the trenches of veterinary medicine. Staying on top of medical advances or just refreshing your memory about diseases you don’t see all ... Read on »
Man in Oregon Diagnosed With the Plague After Being Bitten by a Stray Cat by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 16 Jun 2012 10:23pm Thank goodness for antibiotics as the current rate of death is 16% compared to over 60% before World War 2.  The man is in the hospital in critical condition and the cat that bit him is dead and has been sent off to CDC to study.  To be safe blood samples were collected from neighbors pets and from animals in the area to see if the plague is an ... Read on »
Selective Pressures on CCR5-Δ32 in the European Population by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:32pm 1 Comment I'm Pete Levandoski Recent research into the HIV pandemic has focused on the presence of individuals who do not become infected by HIV when exposed to the virus. So-called co receptors, which are essential for viral docking and infection, are thought to play a role in this immunity. One such co receptor is the protein CCR5, a chemokine recep ... Read on »
Diabetes Plague? by Elizabeth S. Posted Sun 09 Apr 2006 12:00am In keeping up with my interest in the NY City Department of Health's policy for diabetes survelliance and evaluation for diabetes patients diagnosed and seeking medical care in all the NYC Boroughs, I saw this editorial tonight and thought I would post it. (The original article I posted was on 20 December 2005.) The author of the ... Read on »
Diabetes Plague? by Elizabeth S. Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:04pm In keeping up with my interest in the NY City Department of Health's policy for diabetes survelliance and evaluation for diabetes patients diagnosed and seeking medical care in all the NYC Boroughs, I saw this editorial tonight and thought I would post it. (The original article I posted was on 20 December 2005.) The author of the editorial ... Read on »
How can you use Safe Solutions Organic 4 Thieves Oil? by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Jan 2010 12:00am How can you use Safe Solutions Organic 4 Thieves Oil? You can diffuse it, apply it topically, or ingest Organic 4 Thieves Oil as a dietary supplement to experience the health-enhancing benefits. When using as a supplement, dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid prior to ingestion. You can apply Organic 4 Thieves Oil to the bottom of the fe ... Read on »