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Singapore Dengue Fever Cases Hit Year's Peak

...said in a joint statement. "The recent spells of intermittent rain coupled with warm weather has provided the mosquito ample opportunities to breed in minute pools of stagnant water all over the island," they said. Three people have died from dengue and there have been 4,029 cases of the disease in the first ...

US Patient Implanted With HeartMate II, Leaves ICU

...nt, but with his kidneys still in failure and with intermittent internal bleeding, he was disqualified. The temporary pump kept him captive to the ICU. Guthrie's small stature made him unsuitable for larger heart pumps, which would not have fit into his body. The only option was the smaller HeartMate II pump,...

Autism Case Hearing Still to Produce Clinching Evidence on Vaccine Linkage

...r's testimony and medical records, she suffered an intermittent high fever, up to 106 degrees, and severe diarrhea following the shot. However, before it agrees to compensate children for a so-called MMR encephalopathy, the court generally requires evidence that the child lost consciousness for an extended peri...

Effective Treatment for Malaria Control

...at consists of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) and intermittent preventive therapy (IPT) with the malaria drug sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine. Feiko ter Kuile, M.D., Ph.D., of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, England and colleagues evaluated data to assess whether increasing the frequency of IPT...

Dengue Cases in Singapore Crosses Alarming Levels

... world's cleanest cities. "The recent spells of intermittent rain coupled with warm weather has provided the mosquito ample opportunities to breed in minute pools of stagnant water all over the island," the statement said. The NEA and members of an inter-agency taskforce have intensified daily inspections o...

New Survey List Out Cities That Take Sun Protection Seriously

...d snowbelt states. Studies also show that intense, intermittent sun exposure which typically involves residents of colder climates vacationing in warm, tropical areas during the winter months is a significant risk factor for developing future skin cancers." Dr. Baker also noted 80 percent of the suns UV rays...

Depression Common Among Pregnant Women, but Frequently Undiagnosed

...cal health of mothers and their infants. Brief and intermittent cases of depression during the early stages of pregnancy may be indicators of depression during the third trimester or postpartum, and they should not be overlooked by prenatal care providers. Women should be encouraged to discuss feelings they con...

Treatment Outcomes of Patients With HIV and Tuberculosis

... were higher in HIV-infected patients who received intermittent or standard 6-month therapy when compared to those...B drug resistance. They suggest that short-course, intermittent regimens may be necessary in areas where resources are limited, and that additional research on regi...

Sleep-related Breathing Disorder may Affect Premature Infants

...snoring that causes frequent sleep disturbance and intermittent hypoxia, is present in approximately three percent of children and adversely impacts their cognitive development....

Breast-feeding may Protect Against Childhood Sleep-related Breathing Disorder

...eeping suffer from frequent sleep interruption and intermittent hypoxia that negatively impacts their cardiovascular function, cognitive development, behavior, quality of life, and utilization of healthcare resources," said Dr Montgomery-Downs. "The benefits of breast feeding in our study may be due to the prot...

12 Deer Die of Pneumonia in Tripura Zoo

...monia as the state was lashed by thunderstorms and intermittent rains during the past week. "Inadequate sheds and enclosures in the zoo had forced the deer and other animals to remain under the open sky while it was raining heavily. The deaths occurred in the past one week," said Ranjit Das, the zoo's wildlife ...

Koirala's Temptation and Gamble

.... Koirala, a cigarette smoker, has suffered from intermittent breathing difficulty and remains under treatment. Source-IANS/L...

Heart Failure Medication Provides Some Symptom Relief

...e blood], suggest a role for either longer-term or intermittent tolvaptan treatment, at least in patients in whom abnormalities in fluid and electrolyte balance and/or renal function are difficult to manage by other means." Source-Eurekalert...

Bladder Pacemaker For Incontinence

... The Duke researchers recently showed in cats that intermittent stimulation of the pelvic nerve that controls the urinary spinal circuitry emptied 65 percent of the bladder volume. The electrical pulses were delivered at a high frequency, mimicking the normal rate of sensory nerve impulses. "We knew that the se...

Pure Gold can Cause Allergy

...s of skin contact with gold. Some people develop intermittent or persistent eczema on their hands and feet. It is usually a blistering type of eczema, known as pompholyx. "Until now, the medical community has assumed that this allergic response is due entirely to gold alloys including nickel, but often there ...

The ‘Mini’ Way to Stop Atrial Fibrillation in Its Tracs

...pe for the hundreds of thousands of Americans with intermittent atrial fibrillation: the 'mini-Maze,' a minimally invasive version of the Cox-Maze procedure //that involves scarring the heart to allow electrical impulses sent by the brain to travel correctly. Richard Lee, M.D., a Saint Louis University School of...

Clinical Factors of Tinnitus Influence Perceived Loudness and Annoyance

...external noise, continuous tinnitus (as opposed to intermittent tinnitus) and the coexistence of hearing loss, vertigo and hyperacusis [abnormal sensitivity to sounds],” the authors note. However, other factors had an inconsistent influence on loudness and annoyance. The share of individuals who experienced an in...

Interrupted Treatment Dangerous to HIV Management

... in the body were noted among those who were given intermittent drug treatment. The new findings indicate that other side effects are mostly a result of the extensively long period of infection with HIV. MST...

Smoky Haze Cause Health Problems in Singapore

...an the original October prediction. Experts said intermittent showers are unlikely to do more than bring temporary relief to the city-state where the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) climbed to an unhealthy 103 Saturday, fell back to a moderate 65 during the night but started rising again Sunday. The health mi...

Violent Students May Have Learning Disorders

...eath of a parent). 23 had participated in brief or intermittent psychosocial interventions, 5 of which included hospitalizations. 6 of the 18 students (33%) with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder had never received any kind of treatment for it. These findings reflect the need for health care professional...

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