Ebola in Ohio: More than 150 being monitored Officials have asked those who flew or had close contact with Amber Vinson, an Ebola-afflicted nurse who visited Akron last week, to self-monitor by taking their temperatures twice a day to stop the spread of the disease.
Oct 20 2014, 11:20am CDT
Passenger dies on Plane due to Ebola The patient traveling to New York from Lagos in Nigeria died on the plane after vomiting and chest pains. Airport authority checked the patient for Ebola virus before letting the passengers off the plane.
Oct 18 2014, 9:03am CDT
First Ebola Case in United States The United States has its first Ebola patient. The patient is in a hospital in Texas. The White House issues "Don't Panic" Tweet.
Oct 1 2014, 2:29am CDT
Matt Lauer interviews Ebola Survivor Matt Lauer sat down with Ebola survivor, Dr. Kent Brantly, for an exclusive one-to-one interview in which Brantly revealed his survival story.
Sep 3 2014, 8:55am CDT
7 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick from Ticks Every year, between 20,000 and 30,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme Disease, says the CDC. That’s a lot of people – and many experts believe the CDC’s numbers are way low, since Lyme disease can go unrecognized for...
Jun 23 2014, 1:52am CDT
Syphilis is Making A Big Comeback Among Men By the year 2000, syphilis was considered all but eradicated in the U.S. But with new data from 2005-1013 released today, the CDC made a shocking announcement: Syphilis is back, with the rate of new cases more than...
May 9 2014, 3:00am CDT
MERS Virus is on the Rise The MERS virus is on the rise in several countries of the Middle East. The deadly epidemic started in Saudi Arabia and has spread to the surrounding nations.
Apr 15 2014, 4:06am CDT
50-Cent Paper Microscope could be a Life-Saver An economical microscope made from ordinary paper, called Foldoscope, can prove to be a handy tool for putting an end to disease. It is super-cheap paper microscope that has cost of just 50-cents. And it could be a life-saver.
Mar 25 2014, 8:48am CDT
Listeria Outbreak Hits California and Maryland Listeria outbreak, linked to cheese, infected 8 people. One person killed by this multistate Listeria outbreak and 7 persons are also hospitalized in in California and Maryland.
Feb 22 2014, 12:43pm CST
Listeria Outbreak Causes One Death A multistate outbreak of Listeria, linked to cheese, has caused one death and seven hospitalizations in California and Maryland. Eight people were infected altogether and one of them died. Two of the affected were pregnant females.
Feb 22 2014, 3:30am CST
Mumps Outbreak Leads to Hygiene Check at Fordham University An incident sparked worrisome behavior among the students, faculty and administration at Fordham University. A mumps outbreak led to a hygiene check at the educational institution. Many of the infected individuals are being quarantined and sent home to avoid further infection among others on campus.
Feb 21 2014, 8:41am CST
Norovirus Outbreak Leads to Return of Cruise Liner A cruise liner returned to shore after a norovirus outbreak on board. The rampant disease caused close to 170 passengers and crew to contract symptoms which included nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The cruise CEO has declared that the seafaring company will make a full refund to the tourists for ruining their vacation.
Feb 1 2014, 5:18am CST
We Are The Boss: The Surprising Science of Self Control You are not running the show—that’s one of bigger lessons from the cutting edge of biology.
In recent years, scientists have identified over 100,000 viral elements in your genome, compared to the 20,000 human protein...
Dec 23 2013, 9:07am CST
Salmonella Outbreak Wreaks Havoc During Government Shutdown What else will come during government shutdown? An outbreak of Salmonella in raw chicken products has wreaked havoc among consumers in the United States. The surprising thing is that the bacterial disease has occurred at a time of government shutdown.
Oct 8 2013, 6:15am CDT
Brain-Eating Parasite Kills All Victims A 7th grader Florida boy, Zachary Reyna, has died at 12 by a rare type of amoebic disease that ate away at his brain. The brain-eating parasite entered his system through the nose while he was knee-boarding. All victims of this dead are dead till now.
Aug 26 2013, 7:16am CDT
Nanopatch: The Future of Vaccinations Scientists at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology have just unveiled a new technology that could change the world and save millions (billions?) of lives. The Nanopatch is an alternative...
Apr 27 2010, 10:57am CDT
USB Digital and Optical Microscope on Sale Now USB Digital and Optical Microscope is available at ThinkGeek for $89.99.
Have you ever marveled at the vastness of the universe? I mean it’s big! Well what about the microscopic things that are out there. Small...
Apr 16 2010, 3:00pm CDT
Hospital PC Virus Stops Treatment of People A computer virus infected the networks and systems of three major hospitals including Barts, Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel and The London Chest Hospital in Bethnal Green Monday. The virus that infected the...
Nov 19 2008, 6:33am CST
New Patch to protect against Montezuma's Revenge A new patch has been tested positively to protect against traveler's diarrhea also known as Montezuma's Revenge.
The vaccine protects against Escherichia coli bacteria - specifically a strain known as Enterotoxigenic...
Jun 13 2008, 2:42am CDT
Phenom Scanning Electron Microscope is Cheap (Comparatively) Anyone who has taken a class in Microbiology knows how cool it can be to look through a microscope and see things you don’t even know are there in your daily life. To see rally small things, like say atoms, you need a...
Jul 25 2007, 4:00pm CDT
Beer Fuel Cell in the Works at Fosters Australian brewery Fosters and Australia's University of Queensland team up to use brewing waste to generate energy with a microbial fuel cell.
The fuel cell would contain bacteria, which consume water-soluble brewing...
May 3 2007, 12:20pm CDT
Handheld Germ Zapping Light If you are the slightly neurotic, paranoid type with a bit of Howard Hughes germophobe in your personality you will be glad to hear about this handheld germ-eliminating light. The handheld product claims to kill 99.99%...
Jan 2 2007, 10:09am CST
MOTOSLVR Red - Phone For a Good Cause Motorola offers a red SLVR handset supporting Bono's (PRODUCT) RED to fight AIDS.
By purchasing a red MOTOSLVR 10GBP go to The Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa.
Additionally 5% from your phone charges...
May 16 2006, 1:08pm CDT
The Future Now: SARS Virus Killing Face Mask Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. has developed a mask that helps prevent wearers from catching infectious diseases such as SARS.
The mask's fibers are created through a chemical bond between natural enzymes that break...
Jan 9 2004, 8:03am EST
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