Originally published by Science – An investigational malaria vaccine has been found to be safe, to generate an immune system response, and to offer protection against malaria infection in healthy adults.
Originally published by UGA Today – Climate change is affecting the spread of infectious diseases worldwide, according to an international team of leading disease ecologists, with serious impacts to human health and biodiversity conservation.
Originally published by BBC – A completely new and unusual antibiotic compound has been extracted from a marine microorganism found in sediments off the coast of California.
Originally published by ScienceDaily – The risk of catching some nasty germ in the Hudson River just started looking nastier. Disease-causing microbes have long been found swimming there, but now researchers have documented antibiotic-resistant strains in specific spots, from the Tappan Zee Bridge to lower Manhattan.
Originally published by the Guardian – High levels of air pollution will cause 500 million people to lose an aggregate 2.5 billion years from their lives.
A Working Group of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) is organizing its 2nd Symposium on Advances in Geospatial Technologies for Health. The symposium is in collaboration with the 5th International Conference on Medical Geology (MEDGEO-2013), and the goal is to enhance cross-disciplinary collaborations to improve health and well-being by utilizing Earth observing technologies and data.
– If the Chinese purchase of American pork giant Smithfield goes through, producers will have to ramp down use of at least one dodgy feed additive.
– The Madre de Dios region in Peru is recognized for its lush Amazon rainforests, meandering rivers and rich wildlife.