Tag: "haemorrhagic" at medical news
Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai
... Vector-borne diseases: Malaria, dengue and dengue haemorrhagic
fever, yellow fever, and West Nile Fever The major risk factor for outbreaks associated with flooding is the contamination of drinking-water facilities, and even when this happens, as in Iowa and Missouri in 1993. The risk of outbreaks can be minim...
A Latest Study Links Fish To Stroke
..., thereby influencing risk of stroke, particularly haemorrhagic
stroke. At present the UK’s Food Standards Agency recommends that people eat at least two portions of fish a week, one of which should be oily fish. However because of the low levels of contaminants in oily fish that can build up in the body, girls...
Reports of Hantavirus infection in India raise concerns
...ses have been associated with two human diseases - haemorrhagic
fever with affected kidneys and that with affected lungs. So far there had not been any report of infection in India. Working or living in a rodent infested setting or breathing dust after cleaning rodent droppings/ nests increases the chances of exp...
Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Attack On Farmed Trout
... a farm in Yorkshire//. A very first case of viral haemorrhagic
septicaemia (VHS) attack on wild fish was noticed by fishery official across the catchment area of the river Ouse in Britain. Scottish island of Gigha also experienced this before on farmed turbot in 1994, industry officials says there is no harm t...
Stroke Linked to High Pollution Levels
...nd blood pressure is more strongly associated with haemorrhagic
stroke than with ischaemic stroke." Previous research had revealed that the effects of air pollution make their presence very quickly on the body with inhaled particles measurable in the blood within 60 seconds. Peak levels can stay in the blood f...
Dengue Fever Spreads in Latin America, Caribbean
...this year is nearly 4,700, of which 166 are of the haemorrhagic
variety. Dominican Public Health Secretary Bauti... while one is in serious condition with aggressive haemorrhagic
strain. Colombian civic authorities are calling upon the people to take adequate steps like not al...
Europeans Developing First-Ever Dengue Fever Vaccine
...n more unfortunate cases, Dengue fever can lead to haemorrhagic
tendency triggering the often-fatal Dengue Shock Syndrome. Because some people experience only limited symptoms, they can unwittingly transport the virus from the tropics back to their home country. The Dengue virus increases the permeability of bloo...
Kenya: Alert As Virus Leaps Over Buffer Zone
... antiviral, has modest success. The virus causes haemorrhagic
fever - just like Marburg and Ebola do - but it is less virulent. Source: Bio-Bio Technology SRI...
Indian Scientists Develop Dipstick Test for Dengue
...lf is rarely fatal, a complication known as dengue haemorrhagic
fever kills 20 per cent of victims if they do not receive treatment. Dengue has recently undergone a dramatic expansion in several parts of Southeast Asia (see A killer arises: the global resurgence of dengue), making early diagnosis extremely impo...
South Africa: Nigerian Man Treated for Lassa Fever
...very rarely found in South Africa. It is a viral haemorrhagic
fever with symptoms that are similar to Marburg disease and malaria. Its initial symptoms include fever, nausea, headaches, sore throat, muscle pains and a general feeling of weakness. "Severe cases may progress to show facial swelling, fluid in ...
China to Make Cuban Dengue Mosquito Killer
... 2001 and March 2002, including 81 cases of dengue haemorrhagic
fever, three of which were fatal. Dengue fever h...h year, and 500,000 cases of more dangerous dengue haemorrhagic
fever. The Aedes aegypti mosquito likewise causes 200,000 cases of yellow fever a year, resulting ...