Search Tag: infectious diseases

Executive Health Management

New Global Programme For Urban Health and Wellbeing

2014 12 Dec

World health, environmental, behavioural and social science experts have launched a major new interdisciplinary scientific collaboration that aims to achieve better health for billions of people living in fast-growing urban areas. The new global Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme has these key objectives: Empower planners and policy-makers with... Read more

Lab Management

Lab Test IDs Superbugs in Hours

2014 10 Sep

Modifying the protocol for Carba NP, a relatively new test for a dangerous form of antibiotic resistance, researchers from Oregon State Public Health Lab (USA) have succeeded in increasing the test’s specificity to 100 percent, Medical News Today reported. The Carba NP test is used for easy identification of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae... Read more

Executive Health Management

Frost & Sullivan: Next-Generation Therapeutics to Conquer Infectious Diseases

2014 26 Mar

Resistance to current drugs spurs treatment innovation in influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, chlamydia and gonorrhoea Currently, the prescribed antivirals for some infections, such as the frequently occurring respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza are limited in their regular use and efficiency, due to having a variable response,... Read more