News Articles on 'Tropical Medicine'
Monkeypox cases put UK's tropical disease response to the test
It was a business call and quick decisions were made,” Beadsworth said. “Although we regard ourselves as specialists in tropical medicine, no one here had seen a case in the UK. There was a lot of rapid literature reading that night.” Facebook ...
Source: The Guardian
Published: 07 Oct 2018
New tropical storm brings rains to central Mexican coast
MEXICO CITY – A newly formed tropical storm is drifting off the central Pacific coast of Mexico. Forecasters say Tropical Storm Tara is already bringing heavy rains onshore, though its centre is ...
Source: Medicine Hat News
Published: 15 Oct 2018
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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Published: 06 Oct 2018
Video Monitoring of Tuberculosis Treatment Effective in Urban and Rural Areas
Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with statewide collaborators, report that patients who recorded videos of themselves taking tuberculosis (TB) medications better adhered to treatment than patients who were observed in ...
Published: 16 Oct 2018
Finding answers for patients with rarest of rare diseases
The Undiagnosed Diseases Network, set up by the National Institutes of Health, turns scientists into detectives to attack medicine's cold cases – the patients left in diagnostic limbo because ...
Source: The Journal Record
Published: 16 Oct 2018
Doctors warn of global C-section 'epidemic'
Paris (AFP) - Worldwide Caesarean section use has nearly doubled in two decades and has reached "epidemic" proportions in some countries, doctors warned Friday, highlighting a huge gap in ...
Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 11 Oct 2018
First Bioelectronic Medicine is Unveiled
The device dissolves in the body after fulfilling its function. Credit: Northwestern University These criteria will arm medical professionals with necessary guidance when the use of lumbar puncture is an appropriate part of the process to diagnose ...
Published: 10 Oct 2018
Is Australia ethically prepared for the brave new world of genetic medicine?
Genetic medicine has arrived, and there are many wonderful potentialities to be celebrated, but two aspects concern me as a proponent of informed, conscious health care: that it is currently profit driven, and that we have yet to have a rigorous public ...
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: 12 Oct 2018
Fungus provides powerful medicine in fighting honeybee viruses
Steve Sheppard and his team provide the mushroom extract to a bee hive as part of their experiment. Bees that received the extract showed significant declines in viral infections within days. By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural ...
Source: Washington State University News
Published: 04 Oct 2018
Ending Sexual Harassment in Academic Medicine
A July 2018 report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) sounded an alarm that high rates of sexual harassment in academic sciences, engineering, and medicine are compromising the integrity of education and research.
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 18 Sep 2018
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
Military Tropical Medicine Course Provides Valuable Training
The Military Tropical Medicine (MTM) Course, led by the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center (NMPDC) and taught by NMPDC Course Directors in conjunction with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences trained 86 coalition and U.S ...
Source: DC Military
Published: 24 Aug 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
A Boost for MDR-TB Treatment
Led by PIH, in partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières, Interactive Research & Development, HMS, the Institute of Tropical Medicine (Antwerp), and Epicentre, endTB has been piloting two new medicines, bedaquiline and delamanid, in 17 countries.
Source: Harvard Medical School
Published: 11 Oct 2018