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Viruses of protozoan parasites may exacerbate human disease by Vincent Racaniello Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 12:00am Many protozoan parasites ( Trichomonas , Leishmania , Giardia , Plasmodium , Entamoeba , Nagleria , Eimeria, Cryptosporidium ) are infected with viruses. These viruses do not infect vertebrates, but their double-stranded RNA genomes are sensed by the innate immune system , leading to inflammatory complications of protozoan infections. Tr ... Read on »
Nearly One in Four Adolescent Girls Tested Positive for STIs by Partnership for Prevention Posted Mon 30 Nov 2009 10:03pm A recently published study  reports that nearly one in four adolescent girls were found to have had at least one sexually transmitted infection (STI), while the prevalence grew to more than one in three among girls who ackowledged being sexually experienced. "The prevalence of STIs among female adolescents is substantial, and STIs begin to be acqui ... 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Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Establishing the Performance Characteristics of In Vitro Di by FDA Posted Wed 11 May 2011 12:00am DRAFT GUIDANCE This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only.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draft document within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance.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 »
Circumcision Debate Continues Anew by Obi Jo Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 5:08pm Once again debate rages over the issue of circumcision.   Recent conflicting studies published suggest that there is either no benefit or potentially major benefit to neonatal circumcision.   It is widely known throughout history that certain populations, base ... Read on »
Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Establishing the Performance Characteristics of In Vitro Diagnost by FDA Posted Mon 28 Nov 2011 12:00am Document issued on: November 28, 2011 The draft of this document was issued on September 9. 2009. For questions regarding this document contact Kate Simon, Ph.D., at (301)796-6204 or by email at or Marina V. Kondratovich, Ph.D., at (301)796-6036 or by email at marina.kondratovich@fda.hhs.g ... Read on »
New Data Support Long-Term Health Benefits of Male Circumcision by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 12:00am From Medscape Medical News Fran Lowry Review data January 4, 2010 — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy on newborn male circumcision, initiated in 1999 and reaffirmed in 2005, states that data are insufficient to recommend routine neonatal circumcision. However, recent results from 3 randomized trials showing that it prevents se ... Read on »
Vaginal Discharge: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly by Dr Nicoll Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 3:39pm One of my patients’ most common gynecologic complaints is about vaginal discharge.   It’s not something most womenwant to talk about.  I mean, if you watch enough commercials for “feminine hygeine products” you start to think that vaginal discharge will make you a social outcast who wears loose, flowy clothing  in varying shades of mauve and gr ... Read on »
Development of Antigenic Chimeric St. Louis Encephalitis Virus/Dengue Virus Type Four Recombinant Viruses (SLEV/DEN4) as Vaccine by Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 5:00pm Description of Invention: St. Louis Encephalitis Virus (SLEV) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that is endemic in the Americas and causes sporadic outbreaks of disease in humans. SLEV is a member of the Japanese encephalitis virus serocomplex and is closely related to West Nile Virus (WNV). St. Louis encephalitis is found thro ... Read on »
Antigenic Chimeric Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus/Dengue Virus Type 4 Recombinant Viruses by Posted Sun 30 Aug 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: The tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) complex is a group of viruses that can cause severe neutrotropic disease and up to thirty percent (30%) mortality. While these viruses can be found in many parts of the world, the largest impact of the disease occurs in Europe and Russia, where approximately f ... Read on »
Research Shows Single Change in H1N1 Virus Makes the Virus Bind More Easily to Human Cells and Transmits the Virus More Efficien by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 11:00am The 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus continues to circulate among the human population as the predominant H1N1 subtype. Read on »