Almost half of all deaths from malaria in Asia happen in Burma. The survey also reveals that 70 % of anti-malarial pills sold in Burma contain substandard levels of active substances, which increases the threat of drug-resistance. Because of the deteriorating situation, the US Global Fund for Helps, Tuberculosis and Malaria was pressured to withdraw its five-year, $96 million dollar grant contract with Burma. Backpack Wellness Worker Team, an aid group that delivers primary healthcare services in rural regions of Eastern Burma and Thailand, is also raising problems about its ability to monitor and consist of outbreaks of bird flu and other diseases..The study ‘Adopting Moderate Alcohol Usage in Middle-age group’ shows up in the March problem of the American Journal of Medicine.
AIDS Vaccine Trial Scaled Back Plans for a large-level trial of a potential Helps vaccine are getting dropped in favor of a smaller, more focused research, thursday the National Institutes of Health said. The trial of the vaccine, produced by the Vaccine Research Middle at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, had been prepared to include 2,400 males in the United States in a study called PAVE 100.