News tagged with disease outbreaks

Companies mine Web clues for signs of pandemics

(AP) -- Weeks before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization alerted the public to a growing number of swine flu cases, a startup based in Seattle's suburbs already had a hunch something ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in Internet
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New technology sheds light on viruses

( -- Diagnostic tests that rapidly detect disease-causing viruses in animals and humans are being developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists using a new technology called "surface-enhanced Raman ...

dateApr 10, 2012 in Analytical Chemistry
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Supplemental feeding for endangered avian species

New research from conservationists at the University of Kent has revealed that supplemental feeding can help the recovery of endangered avian populations despite exacerbating the effects of infectious disease.

dateMar 09, 2015 in Ecology
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Poison control at risk in California, other states

(AP) -- Each day, skeleton crews of doctors, nurses and pharmacists field almost 900 calls a day around California from people such as a mother whose child swallowed flea repellant and an elderly man who accidentally doubled ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Health
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