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Impacts of wildlife baiting and supplemental feeding on infectious disease transmission risk: A synthesis of knowledge by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 29 Dec 2013 11:27am Preventive Veterinary Medicine Available online 26 November 2013 Impacts of wildlife baiting and supplemental feeding on infectious disease transmission risk: A synthesis of knowledge Anja Sorensena, Floris M. van Beesta, b, Ryan K. Brooka, Corresponding author contact information, E-mail the corresponding author   a Depa ... Read on »
Updated Pediatric HIV/AIDS Opportunistic Infection Prevention and Treatment Guidelines Released by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 07 Nov 2013 9:30am By AIDSInfo The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announce the release of the updated Guidelines ... Read on »
Outbreak: Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease grants support research on disease transmission by National Science Foundation Posted Mon 30 Sep 2013 4:13pm Tasmanian devil facial disease; infection with antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus; foot-and-mouth disease; malaria: Is our interaction with the environment somehow responsible for the increased incidence of these diseases? The joint National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (N ... Read on »
Intersecting Epidemics: HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sat 17 Oct 2009 10:00pm Hi, I’m Justin Eusebio. While tuberculosis is one of the world’s oldest surviving plagues and HIV-1 infection is one of medicine’s newest challenges, there is an undeniable relationship between HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Independently, Mycobacteria tuberculosis and HIV are formidable pathogens but in concert, the prospects for controlling eit ... Read on »
May is Lyme Disease Awareness – Q & A Part One by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted Sat 01 May 2010 7:17am strong>Question: Why aren’t you well yet? The IDSA (Infectious Disease Society of America) says you should be well with 4 weeks of treatment. It has been more than a year since your diagnosis. What gives? Answer: Lyme Disease is a complex disease that rarely involves just one infectious disease. Ticks are cesspools of bacteria, parasites an ... Read on »
What’s The Big Deal About Lyme Disease, Anyway? by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted Mon 09 May 2011 10:39pm This is a repost from last year sometime.  Thought it might be a good one for Lyme Disease Awareness Month.  Please share the link on your facebook wall.  Anyone can get lyme.  You don’t have to love the woods, you don’t have to own a dog, you don’t even need to leave the city to get it.  So learn about it.  And do your friends a favor by shari ... Read on »
Method of Treating and Preventing Infections in Immunocompromised Subjects with Immunostimulatory CpG Oligonucleotides by nih.gov Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 7:00pm Description of Invention: Primary disorders of the immune system can be divided into four categories, (1) disorders of the humoral immunity, (2) disorders of cellular immunity, (3) disorders of phagocytes, and (4) disorders of complement. In addition, there are many causes of secondary immunodeficiency such as treatment with i ... Read on »
Opportunistic Infections in Developing Nations: A World Away by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:20pm In the United States and other developed nations, for many people, AIDS has become a manageable disease. With adequate care and lots of medication, HIV positive individuals can live with relatively few serious complications for a long time. In the US, 71% of HIV-infected individuals have at least started HAART therapy, decreasing deaths per infecte ... Read on »
Opportunistic Infections in Developing Nations: A World Away by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 Aug 2008 8:13am In the United States and other developed nations, for many people, AIDS has become a manageable disease. With adequate care and lots of medication, HIV positive individuals can live with relatively few serious complications for a long time. In the US, 71% of HIV-infected individuals have at least started HAART therapy, decreasing deaths per infec ... Read on »
Modeling seasonal behavior changes and disease transmission with application to chronic wasting disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 31 Dec 2013 2:39pm Modeling seasonal behavior changes and disease transmission with application to chronic wasting disease   Tamer Orabya, Corresponding author contact information E-mail the corresponding author, Olga Vasilyevab, Daniel Krewskia, c, Frithjof Lutscherb a McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, O ... Read on »