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Newswise: Strength in numbers: Crowdsourcing challenge seeks new methods to combat drug-resistant malaria

Strength in numbers: Crowdsourcing challenge seeks new methods to combat drug-resistant malaria

University of Notre Dame

A team of researchers at Notre Dame put out a call to the masses, enlisting researchers, data scientists and health professionals to analyze genomic data from emerging drug-resistant malaria parasites and gain a better understanding of the mechanisms of resistance.

Channels: All Journal News, Drug Resistance, Infectious Diseases, Pharmaceuticals, Public Health, Nature (journal),

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19-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST
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Newswise: ATS, CDC, ERS and IDSA Publish New Clinical Guideline for the Treatment and Prevention of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

ATS, CDC, ERS and IDSA Publish New Clinical Guideline for the Treatment and Prevention of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

The American Thoracic Society, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, European Respiratory Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America have published an official clinical guideline on the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in the Nov. 15 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Channels: All Journal News, Drug Resistance, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders,

Released:
18-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: New Contract Will Advance Tuberculosis Research

New Contract Will Advance Tuberculosis Research

Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle Children’s Research Institute is one of three recipients of $30 million in first-year-funding provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish centers for immunology research to accelerate progress in tuberculosis vaccine development.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Immunology, Infectious Diseases,

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15-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Edwards Receives American Pediatric Society’s Top Award

Edwards Receives American Pediatric Society’s Top Award

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Kathryn Edwards, MD, who holds the Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair in Pediatrics and is a professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2020 John Howland Award, the highest honor given by the American Pediatric Society (APS).

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, In the Workplace, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines,

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15-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Mapping disease outbreaks in urban settings using mobile phone data

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Researchers from EPFL and MIT have shown that human mobility is a major factor in the spread of vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue even over short intra-city distances.

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15-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST
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The Invisible US Hispanic/Latino HIV Crisis: Addressing Gaps in the National Response

New York University

American Journal of Public Health article sees heightened dangers for Hispanics/Latinos, and an urgent need for enhanced public-health response.

Channels: AIDS and HIV, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Race and Ethnicity, All Journal News,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST
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Discovery reveals mechanism that turns herpes virus on and off

Cornell University

New research from Dr. Luis M. Schang and his group at the Baker Institute for Animal Health has identified a new mechanism that plays a role in controlling how the herpes virus alternates between dormant and active stages of infection.

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14-Nov-2019 2:20 PM EST
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