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preventive measure or medication.

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Ebola Info

... to the very high mortality rates of the virus: victims rarely live long enough to spread the disease to many people. - There is no known cure or prophylactic treatment - no vaccine exist - The disease has very typical symptoms, which help to identify it. The virus itself can be identified at ...

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by biohazard
Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:57 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Ebola Info
Replies: 1
Views: 3562

Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... Propranolol. After one week of treatment I was sent home. I was also diagnosed with a bruit, and a heart murmer and told to take an anitibiotic prophylactic before any any invasive or deep dental procedure in the future. I had various tests including echocardiogram and regular holter monitor ...

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by Lesley998
Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
Replies: 23
Views: 66252

Red-Eyed tree Frog skin can inhibit HIV virus

... cells. Dr Van-Compernolle said: "It seems it would work really well in just the way the frogs use it - as a cream. We envisage something prophylactic so if you were exposed to HIV through unprotected sex, you could use this cream or a suppository to give you a fairly high dose of the ...

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by sunnye
Mon Dec 29, 2008 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red-Eyed tree Frog skin can inhibit HIV virus
Replies: 3
Views: 4415


Isolation is key, since there is not yet a cure. I'd suppose prophylactic treatment with antiviral therapies would also be beneficial, but I remember reading that it wasn't 100% effective. Those viral hemorrhagic fevers are a mysterious bunch.

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by crashxxbrn
Sat Mar 24, 2007 4:47 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Ebola....
Replies: 14
Views: 6887

The Fiber Disease

... the same dressing material, depending on the strain of bacterium." This specificity of action is highly desirable because the indiscriminate prophylactic use of antibiotics is associated with the emergence of strains of drug-resistant bacteria, and most antibiotics apparently have at least ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sun Nov 05, 2006 4:16 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 4990746
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