News tagged with epidemic

UNAIDS: Sex main cause for HIV spreading in China

(AP) -- The virus that causes AIDS is now spreading fastest in China through heterosexual sex, a trend demanding new strategies to stave off a rebound in the epidemic after years of progress in containing it, a United Nations ...

dateNov 25, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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UN: HIV outbreak peaked in 1996

(AP) -- The number of people worldwide infected with the virus that causes AIDS - about 33 million - has remained virtually unchanged for the last two years, United Nations experts said Tuesday.

dateNov 24, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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Bush rats fight back

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sydney's native bush rats were unintended victims of a campaign to exterminate foreign black rats during a plague epidemic in 1900, according to new research by scientists who plan to reintroduce the native ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Ecology
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Mood improves on low-fat, but not low-carb, diet plan

After one year, a low-calorie, low-fat diet appears more beneficial to dieters' mood than a low-carbohydrate plan with the same number of calories, according to a report in the November 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.

dateNov 09, 2009 in Health
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