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Live Attenuated Vaccine to Prevent Disease Caused by West Nile Virus by Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 7:00pm Description of Invention: WNV has recently emerged in the U.S. and is considered a significant emerging disease that has embedded itself over a considerable region of the U.S. WNV infections have been recorded in humans as well as in different animals. To date, WNV has killed 294 people in the U.S. and caused severe disease ... Read on »
Researcher uses federal grant to investigate West Nile Virus by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 12:00am Georgia State University’s Margo Brinton, a Regents’ Professor in the Department of Biology, received a $289,000 federal stimulus grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue her research on West Nile virus, which is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. West Nile virus causes either a mild illness characterized by short-term flu ... Read on »
Protect Yourself and Your Family from the Current West Nile Virus Outbreak by Posted Thu 06 Sep 2012 12:58pm As of September 4, 2012, 87 deaths caused by West Nile Virus have been reported in the United States. There have been 1,993 cases of West Nile Virus in people, with 70 percent of those cases occurring in six states: Texas, South Dakota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Michigan. Forty-eight states have reported West Nile virus infectio ... Read on »
TWiV 62: Persistence of West Nile virus by Vincent Racaniello Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 12:00am On episode #62 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent, Dickson, and Alan discuss STEP HIV-1 vaccine failure caused by the adenovirus vector, presence of West Nile virus in kidneys for years after initial infection, adaptation of the influenza viral RNA polymerase for replication in human cells, and the significance of the D225G change ... Read on »
PETS AND HUMANS SHARE DISEASES by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 09 Dec 2012 12:00am Before we get into pet-related matters, Helpful Buckeye would like to take a moment to honor and remember one of our all-time great jazz musicians, Dave Brubeck, who passed away this week.  Way back in the early 1960s, Helpful Buckeye was beginning to appreciate the "new" style of jazz as played by Stan Getz, Vince Guaraldi, Ramsey Lewis, Ha ... Read on »
West Nile Virus by Corry C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Sep 2012 1:33pm Already 147 people have died from West Nile Virus (WNV) and thousands more have experienced either severe or mild symptoms of this disease which is a result from the bite of an infected mosquito. Once bitten by an infected mosquito, you can develop symptoms between 3 and 14 days after the bite. The more serious symptoms, which can last up to se ... Read on »
Live-Attenuated West Nile Virus Vaccines with Improved Immune Responses by Posted Sun 03 May 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: West Nile virus (WNV), the etiologic agent of West Nile virus fever and encephalitis, is an emerging human and veterinary pathogen in North America. WNV also periodically poses a serious threat to public health in Africa, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. There is no vaccine available. WN ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 5 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Congress Members Call for Swift Action to Fix Military Hospital Conditions Conditions for treating veterans at the U.S. government's Walter Reed Army Medical Center dominated the Sunday television talk show circuit, a day before Congress convenes a series of hearings into what has caused deterioration of outpatient services. The Associate ... Read on »
DECREASING DISEASE RISKS FOR YOUR DOGS, PART 3 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Mon 02 Nov 2009 10:02pm OK, Desperado and Helpful Buckeye sat down to the Oklahoma State/Texas game last night, cheering for the Cowboys to beat the Longhorns so that our 2 favorite Cowpokes would be happy...and the door bell chimed. When Helpful Buckeye went to the door, this is what greeted him: So, I said to the dog, "Hey there, Mr. Labrador, what's up?" And he repl ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 4 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Automated Procedure to Detect West Nile in Blood, Organ Donors Approved A system that automatically screens for West Nile virus in human donors' blood tissue and organs has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Called the Procleix WNV Assay on the Procleix TIGRIS system, the procedure is an automated way to detect the pr ... Read on »