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Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke

...s have linked exposure to PPA to the occurrence of hemorrhagic stroke." A hemorrhagic stroke results when an artery wall ruptures and prevents blood flow to the heart and brain and cause...

Stroke Risk and Fish :A factual interconnection

...irmed with 378 participants, 105 were confirmed as hemorrhagic stroke, caused by a leaky blood vessel that bleeds into the brain, and the rest could not be classified from the data available. Risk of ischemic stroke was found to be lower among men who consumed more fish when compared with those who ate fish les...

Risk of hemorrhagic stroke increased in smoking individuals

...20 cigarettes a day had a 1.7 times higher risk of hemorrhagic stroke and in men who smoked more than this, the r...4 times. Former smokers had about the same risk of hemorrhagic stroke as men who had never smoked. Previous research has also established that almost 12 per cent o...

Ebola Treatment Shows Promise

...he Ebola virus kills its victims by causing severe hemorrhagic fever. This leads to excessive coagulation of the ...mplications, since our treatment approach of Ebola hemorrhagic fever targets the disease process rather than replication of the infectious agent.” Noting rNAPc2 ha...

Hope for Marburg treatment: vaccine successful in primates

... in the form of a vaccine. A virus causes Marburg hemorrhagic fever from the same family of virus that cause Ebola hemorrhagic fever. The disease is a rare condition but have the potential of causing an outbreak very fast. The ...

Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai

...yndrome called 'Dengue fever' to severe and fatal hemorrhagic disease of 'Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF)'. Dengue has slowly spread to more then 100 countries. In 2002 more then 2.5 billion people were at risk of infection with this virus. This would roughly work out to 40% of the world population!! Read...

Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon

...in fact known as a bone-breaking fever. But dengue hemorrhagic fever is a far more serious condition, which generally occurs in patients who have already experienced dengue," explains Dr Pradeep Seth, Microbiologist. The severity of the disease increases each time contracted with the dengue virus. The patient m...

Dengue Fever Claims Five Lives In Pakistan

...ients suspected of having contracted Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) are dead, including a lady doctor, while 40 others are infected and are under observation in hospitals,' a spokesman of the Health Ministry said. All the hospitals in Karachi have been put on alert, with careful screening of all incoming...

Fear Of Dengue Epidemic Looms Large: Fever Kills Five in Pakistan

... in Pakistan have confirmed that the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) // has killed at least 5 people, inc...occurs in two forms, dengue fever (DF), and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), also called the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF). The symptoms of CCHF include ...

Need More And Better Drugs To Tackle Stoke

.... Factor VII a clotting agent exclusively to treat hemorrhagic stroke. Cerovive an anti-inflammatory drug to prevent the killing of the nerve cells after a stroke. Activase coupled with ultrasound is also very effective at dissolving clots. Magnetic resonance images (MRIs) can also be used to identify those pa...

Warfarin the Not So Popular Drug for Stroke

...e stroke prevention strategies that don't increase hemorrhagic risk at the same time prevent stokes effectively....

New Vaccine To Combat The Deadly Marburg Virus

...e that is used to protect monkeys by in preventing hemorrhagic fever in monkeys after they were exposed to the de...causes internal bleeding at multiple sites causing hemorrhagic fever and victims usually die of multiple organ failure and shock.Both viruses are considered to be ...

Brain Surgery Without the Surgery?

...ithin the brain and blocked the flow of blood, and hemorrhagic or bleeding, caused by the rupture of a blood vessel within the brain. ? Mini-strokes, or TIAs, occur when a temporary decrease in blood flow occurs because of a blockage or small blood leak. They usually last a few minutes or hours, and those who s...

The Dengue Virus Unplugged

... of the potentially fatal illness termed as dengue hemorrhagic fever. In the August 15, 2006, issue of the journal Genes & Development, published online August 1, 2006, virologist Andrea Gamarnik and colleagues at Leloir Institute Foundation in Buenos Aires, describe how a viral enzyme recognizes and amplifie...

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever hits Turkey

...rmara University. A nurse treating Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever patients died last week, after being accidentally infected by a needle. Four health care workers have been infected till date, though there has been no report of the virus spreading in hospitals. "There have been large outbreaks of this virus...

Recurrent Stroke Risk is Minimized by Statin

...n is suddenly blocked; 2 percent had experienced a hemorrhagic stroke, which occurs due to a leaking blood vessel...ber of patients having one of the types of stroke, hemorrhagic stroke. Due to the small number of people recruited into the SPARCL trial with a previous hemorrhagi...

Chikungunya Outbreak

...ng immunity. No deaths, neuroinvasive cases, or hemorrhagic cases related to Chikungunya infection have been conclusively documented in the scientific literature. Treatment is symptomatic and includes rest, fluids, and drugs to relieve symptoms of fever and aching like ibuprofen. Aspirin should be avoided...

Stroke Risk Greatest At Early Morning And Early Evening

...s is interrupted, was the most common, followed by hemorrhagic strokes. They found that all three types of strokes peaked two hours in morning and two hours in the evening. The researchers say that variations in blood pressure may be the cause for the peaking time of strokes. Earlier studies have documented th...

The connection between strokes and the internal clock

... a tendency of occurring in the morning as against hemorrhagic strokes, which show a pattern//of occurrence durin...he time of waking up from sleep, with only 10% of hemorrhagic strokes occurring in the midst of sleep....

Researcher Reports on Origin of Deadly Fever Outbreak

...sible for the deadly 1998–2000 outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever among gold miners// in the Democratic Republ...directly to humans by the host animals. Marburg hemorrhagic fever, a severe filovirus-caused disease related to Ebola, was first identified in European research...

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