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New York City reports positive test for Ebola in volunteer international aid worker
A hospitalized medical aid worker who volunteered in Guinea, one of the three West African nations experiencing an Ebola epidemic, and since returned to the United States has tested positive for... (Medical News Today)

Success short treatment against drug-resistant tuberculosis confirmed
The result of 10 years of collaboration between the Damien Foundation Belgium and the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp (ITM) could revolutionize global tuberculosis control. (Medical News Today)

Rapid test to diagnose severe sepsis
A new test, developed by University of British Columbia researchers, could help physicians predict within an hour if a patient will develop severe sepsis so they can begin treatment immediately. (Medical News Today)

Ebola control measures in Montserrado, Liberia 'not enough to contain virus'
In a new study, researchers say current control measures in Montserrado, Liberia are not enough to contain the Ebola outbreak, and up-scales of these measures are urgently needed. (Medical News Today)

Trial flu, Ebola drug shows promise against norovirus
An experimental drug currently undergoing trials as a treatment for influenza and Ebola virus disease causes norovirus to mutate itself to death in infected mice, a study shows. (Medical News Today)

Innovative response by Firestone health officials may have limited Ebola spread in a part of Liberia
Innovative measures have limited the spread of Ebola in a part of Liberia where Firestone Liberia Inc. (Medical News Today)

How Nigeria prevented an Ebola epidemic
WHO have declared Nigeria free of Ebola virus transmission and describe the country's successful prevention of an unimaginable epidemic as a spectacular story worth telling. (Medical News Today)

Pediatric Allergology: Fresh milk keeps infections at bay
A study by researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich shows that infants fed on fresh rather than UHT cow's milk are less prone to infection. (Medical News Today)

Swedish studies: cold sores increases the risk of dementia
Infection with herpes simplex virus increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, claim this in two studies in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia. (Medical News Today)

Tightened guidance for U.S. healthcare workers on personal protective equipment for Ebola
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is tightening previous infection control guidance for healthcare workers caring for patients with Ebola, to ensure there is no ambiguity. (Medical News Today)

Winning the war against Human parainfluenza virus
Researchers at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics have moved a step closer to identifying a treatment for the dreaded Human parainfluenza virus (hPIV). (Medical News Today)

Divide and conquer: Novel trick helps rare pathogen infect healthy people
New research into a rare pathogen has shown how a unique evolutionary trait allows it to infect even the healthiest of hosts through a smart solution to the body's immune response against it. (Medical News Today)

Scientists opens black box on bacterial growth in cystic fibrosis lung infection
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown for the first time how bacteria can grow directly in the lungs of Cystic fibrosis patients, giving them the opportunity to get tremendous... (Medical News Today)

Disease outbreak management - flexibility can save lives and money
What is the best way to handle a disease outbreak? Current efforts to prevent or stem such outbreaks may fall short because of uncertainty and limited information about the real-time dynamics of... (Medical News Today)

Group B streptococcus incidence rises significantly among newborns despite widespread adoption of prevention initiatives
Group B streptococcus, a major cause of serious infectious diseases including sepsis, meningitis, and pneumonia, has increased by about 60% among infants younger than 3 months in the Netherlands... (Medical News Today)

Study shows children who have had enterovirus infection are around 50 percent more likely to have type 1 diabetes
A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that children who have been infected with enterovirus are 48% more likely to have... (Medical News Today)

Without exit screening, three Ebola-infected travelers will fly each month
Demonstrating the importance of exit screening, a new modeling analysis estimates the number of infected travelers who will depart Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone each month. (Medical News Today)

Vaccination coverage among children in kindergarten - United States, 2013-14 school year
When parents, schools, health departments, communities, and healthcare professionals work together to maintain high vaccination coverage among school-age children, they provide critical protection... (Medical News Today)

Could a probiotic benefit the skin of young, healthy women?
Researchers from Japan claim a fermented milk created using a bacteria called Lactococcus lactis strain H61 improved the skin of healthy women aged 19-21. (Medical News Today)

Ebola: CDC expands passenger notification
Based on additional information obtained during interviews of close contacts to the second healthcare worker from Texas Presbyterian Hospital who tested positive for Ebola, the Centers for Disease... (Medical News Today)

How widespread is natural Ebola immunity?
Some people in the West African Ebola epidemic seem to have natural immunity to the virus. Scientists say finding out more about them may help reduce spread of the disease. (Medical News Today)

A deadly strain of meningitis is rising in the UK - international charity says these deaths are preventable
Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is calling for action to control a recent rise in cases of meningitis and septicaemia caused by a particularly deadly strain of meningococcal bacteria, putting... (Medical News Today)

New perspectives for development of an RSV vaccine
Respiratory Syncytial Virus causes severe respiratory tract infections and worldwide claims the lives of 160,000 children each year. (Medical News Today)

Neglected tropical diseases - looking at Ebola through a different lens
The current Global Ebola crisis presents a multitude of challenges in terms of our capacity to respond; the future is even less predictable. (Medical News Today)

Drug-resistant candida glabrata infection in cancer patients
Patients with cancer are at risk for fungal infection because of the indwelling medical devices, surgery, immune-suppressing drugs, or antibacterial drugs needed to treat the cancer-associated... (Medical News Today)

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