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Paragen Bio Pty Ltd startup launches at JCU Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine.

A $6 million biotech start up launched at JCU yesterday was millions of years in the making. Paragen Bio Pty Ltd was launched at the university’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine. Paragen’s cutting edge depends on exploiting the ...

Source: The Cairns Post
Published: 14 Aug 2018

We evolved to find sex disgusting, according to a new study — and women feel it more than men

Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have identified six distinct types of disgust. Among them are rotting food, infected wounds, and risky sexual behaviour. Women rated every category more disgusting than men did. There are ...

Source: Business Insider
Published: 08 Aug 2018

Kier wins tropical medicine university job

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Source: Construction News
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Women whose mothers lived to 90 likely to live longer: study

SAN DIEGO – Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine Wednesday released a study that found that women whose mothers lived to 90 years old are more likely to live to 90 themselves. The study, which appears in “Age and Ageing,” found that ...

Source: Fox 5 San Diego
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Ibalizumab Shows Antiviral Activity in Multi-Drug Resistant HIV

An intent-to-treat analysis found a decrease of at least 0.5 log 10 copies/mL in 83% of patients during a 7-day period (P<0.001 for comparison with control period), reported Brinda Emu, MD, of the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Study Finds Childhood Diabetes Lowers Lifespan by 18 years

"These are disappointing and previously unknown figures,” comments Araz Rawshani, M.D., Ph.D., researcher at the department of internal medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, and the Swedish National Diabetes Registry. “The study ...

Source: GEN
Published: 13 Aug 2018

As smoke lingers in the Inland Northwest, doctors say everyone is susceptible to symptoms

He says to stay away from cough suppressant medicine and always check with your provider. KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - It may look cute and cuddly playing in the sprinkler, but the Idaho Department of Fish and Game says keep your distance. The grizzly bear has ...

Source: KHQ-Q6
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Human Health At Risk As Tropical Forests Disappear

Adventures in Self-Experimentation: Matrix Pills & Plowing Tropical Fields By Yuta J. Masuda, Nicholas H. Wolff Where Logging Reigns, Going Beyond Sharing vs Sparing By Justine E. Hausheer That cooling power is critical for people living in the rural ...

Source: blog.nature.org
Published: 07 Aug 2018

The best UK universities to study medicine

There's so many reasons to study medicine. Giving back to society? Sure. Great skills? Got them. High salary prospects? Yes please. If that's got you sold, this league table shows the best universities to study medicine in the UK.

Source: The Tab
Published: 10 Aug 2018

FDA Researchers Find PRV Program Stimulates Tropical Disease R&D

Three US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) researchers found a significant increase in the development of new tropical disease drugs after Congress enacted priority review voucher (PRV) legislation, according to a study published in PLOS Thursday.

Source: RAPS
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Emergency council to meet to assess the impact of tropical wave that caused major flooding

The adverse weather was caused by a tropical wave interacting with the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). Although the Maurice Bishop International Airport Meteorological Office recorded six inches of rain, it is expected that the interior of the ...

Source: Trinidad Express Newspapers
Published: 02 Aug 2018

WHO adds snakebite among neglected tropical diseases

Kampala-The World Health organisation (WHO) has urged member states to prioritise venomous snakebites following its re-addition to the list of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that mostly thrive among poor populations. WHO had added snakebite ...

Source: Daily Monitor
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Bacteria increasingly resistant to hand sanitizer in hospitals — 6 study findings in 'Science Translational Medicine'

Bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to alcohol-based disinfectants used in hospitals, such as hand rubs, according to a study published in Science Translational Medicine. Researchers tested alcohol tolerance of 139 hospital isolates of ...

Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 09 Aug 2018

New Tropical Medicine Study Findings Have Been Reported by Researchers at Yale University (Mosquito-Borne Human Viral Diseases: Why Aedes aegypti?)

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Yale University, "Africa is clearly the ancestral home of yellow fever, chikungunya, and Zika viruses and likely the dengue virus. Several species of mosquitoes, primarily in the genus Aedes, have ...

Source: 4-Traders
Published: 20 Jul 2018

Innovate Biopharma (INNT) Announces Pact on Improving the Microbiome of Children with EED with University of Virginia School of Medicine

Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA, the Benjamin Armistead Shepherd Professor and Chair, Director of Children's Services, UVA Children's Hospital of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, whose research is focused on the study of enteric bacteria and their roles ...

Source: StreetInsider
Published: 31 Jul 2018

The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium – ITM

The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium (ITM) is one of the world's leading institutes for training, research and service delivery in tropical medicine and health care in developing countries. WHO collaborates with the ITM in the context of ...

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 26 May 2018

The forgotten British-Asian physician who changed modern medicine

As Britain still recovers from the Windrush crisis and Brexit’s xenophobia, it is appropriate to remind ourselves of the British-Asian Muslim who made foundational contributions to modern British medicine, and whose family was forced to change their ...

Source: Quartz
Published: 12 Jul 2018

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Select FlowForma BPM to Replace Paper and Drive Collaboration

FlowForma, the leading provider of BPM tools for Microsoft Office 365 ®, today announced that Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), is using the FlowForma BPM tool to accelerate and improve their travel approval process, as well as over 60 other ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 22 Aug 2017

Asantehene urges more funding for research into tropical medicine

Kumasi, Nov 21, GNA - Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene and Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has called for increased funding for research into tropical medicine. He said the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative ...

Source: Ghana News Agency
Published: 21 Nov 2017

UWI’s Tropical Medicine Research Institute renamed

THE University of the West Indies recently unveiled the Caribbean Institute for Health Research (CAIHR) to the public at a special event held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. The institute, which health professionals and policymakers were ...

Source: The Jamaica Observer
Published: 22 Feb 2017

Public Health, Tropical Medicine Expert Named as New Preventive Medicine Department Chair for Hebert School of Medicine

Newswise — Bethesda, Md-- Navy Captain (Dr.) Mark S. Riddle, an expert in tropical medicine and public health, was selected to lead the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 20 Mar 2017

Tropical medicine researchers show malaria prophylaxis is effective when the timing is right

Over 100 million travelers from temperate regions visit malaria-risk areas every year. Some 30,000 become infected with the pathogen Plasmodium falciparum, which is spread by the Anopheles mosquito. Malaria takes its deadly toll on the local population ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 29 Mar 2017

'This is a very dangerous outbreak': WHO chief 'worried' over Ebola in DRC, as experimental treatment begins

Dr Tomas Jensen, a tropical medicine advisor at Medicins Sans Frontiers, one of the organisations responding on the frontline of the epidemic said that although the vaccine may have played a part in controlling the last outbreak, it was still considered ...

Source: The Daily Telegraph
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Experts highlight Ebola vaccine progress and suggest next steps

In addition to NIAID, the partnership, established in 2017, comprises experts from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm), the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), the West African Clinical Research ...

Source: PubMed
Published: 13 Aug 2018

New insights into school friendship patterns could boost research into infectious disease outbreaks

Led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in partnership with the University of Cambridge, the study examined the features and structure of children's social networks within different schools. Previous research on social interactions ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 30 Jul 2018

Zika, tropical medicine, and infant monsters of the third world

What’s struck me most about U.S. coverage of the Zika virus are the images: black and brown children, inevitably from Brazil, with smaller-than-expected heads. Zika is thought to cause microcephaly, and although there’s still no solid proof of the ...

Source: Grist
Published: 11 Feb 2016

Woman likely spread Ebola a year after infection, doctors say

“The Ebola virus hides in places where it can escape the antibodies from a body’s immune system, so there is a need for vigilance,” said Dr. David Heymann, a professor of infectious diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical ...

Source: The Durango Herald
Published: 24 Jul 2018

Woman With Ebola Spread Virus One Year After Infection, Doctors Say

“The Ebola virus hides in places where it can escape the antibodies from a body’s immune system, so there is a need for vigilance,” Dr. David Heymann of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said, via CBS News. Doctors say the woman’s ...

Source: CBS Denver
Published: 24 Jul 2018