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Infectious Disease: Dilemma for Trachoma Treatment? by Environmental Health Posted Sun 31 Dec 2006 9:00pm Infectious Disease: Dilemma for Trachoma Treatment? Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Experimental Vaccine Protects Monkeys from Blinding Trachoma by Medline Plus Posted Tue 11 Oct 2011 6:31pm An attenuated, or weakened, strain of Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria can be used as a vaccine to prevent or reduce the severity of trachoma, the world’s leading cause of infectious blindness, suggest findings from a National Institutes of Health study in monkeys. ... Read on »
Global efforts to eradicate trachoma, a preventable infectious eye disease by EyeDrD Posted Mon 24 Oct 2011 8:04am Blinding trachoma, one of the oldest known infectious eye diseases, may be facing its end game. The world’s leading cause of preventable blindness, trachoma brings extraordinary human suffering and economic devastation to tens of millions of people, mostly women ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 31 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm FDA Approves Generic Capsule Form of HIV/AIDS Drug The first generic HIV/AIDS drug in capsule form for the U.S. market has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The same drug, zidovudine, already had approval in tablet and oral dosage forms. The approval of the capsule form of the drug, made by Aurobindo Pharma in India, fol ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 3 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:25pm Experiment Stretches Flu Vaccine for Healthy It might be possible to stretch out the scarce U.S. supply of flu vaccine by diluting it and injecting it differently, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. Many Older Adults Drink Too Much Between one-quarter and one-half of adults in their 50s and 60s drink more than the recommended amount ... Read on »
Chlamydia Vaccine by nih.gov Posted Thu 31 Jan 2008 4:00pm Description of Invention: Chlamydia trachomatis is an obligate intracellular bacterial pathogen that colonizes and infects oculogenital mucosal surfaces. The organism exists as multiple serovariants that infect millions of people worldwide. Ocular infections cause trachoma, a chronic follicular conjunctivitis that results in ... Read on »
Focusing on Vision Through an Environmental Lens by Environmental Health Posted Wed 30 Nov 2005 9:00pm Focusing on Vision Through an Environmental Lens Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Establishing the Performance Characteristics of In Vitro Di by FDA Posted Wed 11 May 2011 12:00am DRAFT GUIDANCE This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on: May 11, 2011 You should submit comments and suggestions regarding this draft document within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance. ... Read on »
Chlamydia psittica occurs in rare cases by winter1101 Posted Fri 01 Mar 2013 12:23pm There is not much else to spellout how Chlamydia looks similar to, except that it can be red swollen and secretes a while substance that looks like (pus/fungi) and it is painful to your touch. It makes it very uncomfortable to urinate as well as painful for some women during sexual intercourse. Prostatitis treatments. Some people also suffer ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 24 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Tests May Spot Most Deadly Prostate Cancers Physicians may soon be able to identify which men have a more deadly form of prostate cancer, U.S. researchers report. More than one million prostate biopsies are performed each year, note a team from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Of these, only 25 percent test positive for cancer, ... Read on »

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