Tag: "severe" at medical news
All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders
...ited metabolic disorder that, if untreated, causes severe
mental retardation. But today Massachusetts requir... can be successfully managed or treated to prevent severe
consequences. Two years ago, after the March of Dimes endorsement, only 38 percent of infants were...
Large Geographic Differences in EpiPen Prescriptions in the U. S.
...en the northern and southern U.S. Anaphylaxis is a severe
allergic reaction that can be fatal without treatment with epinephrine. The striking north-south differences in EpiPen prescribing, a marker of anaphylaxis risk, currently are without explanation. The investigators hypothesize, however, that low lev...
Tomato Fever Replaces Chikungunya in Kerala
...-limiting illness, marked by high fever, headache, severe
joint pain, rashes and nausea. Symptoms of tomato fever have been seen in around 2,800 people so far. The symptoms include tomato like wounds especially on hands and legs, from which fluid oozes out. N. Thanganath, Medical Superintendent, Kottaya...
Poor Short Term Recovery from Knee Surgery in Women
...ly living. Fabricant and colleagues suggest that severe
osteoarthritis in the knee may be a contraindicati...se overall knee function in general. Patients with severe
osteoarthritis already have loss of cartilage and soft tissue. Further tissue removal appears to hav...
Food Poisoning at the Chicago Food Festival
...lla infection within a week. But some cases may be severe
and even life-threatening. Babies, the elderly, an... weak immune systems are more likely to experience severe
illness from salmonella infection. There are over one million reported cases of salmonella poisonin...
Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria
...ues, as is seen in necrotizing fasciitis and other severe
forms of strep infection, said Walker. The resea...ous mutation and could no longer spread to produce severe
infection. Ancestral strains of the M1T1 strep, isolated before the acquisition of the bacteriopha...
Dengue Fever in Singapore Likely to Increase: Minister
... Infection leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe
headaches, muscle and joint pains, and rashes....
Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients
...of concept study included 11 patients with mild to severe
apnea-hypopnea disorders, who were selected to pro...e, the results showed that even patients with more severe
disorders gained significantly from TNI. Although we expected marked improvements in the apnea-plus-...
Patients Taking Inhaled Steroids may Develop Pneumonia
...OPD exacerbations put patients at greater risk for severe
pneumoniadeserves further consideration and study through large prospective studies with objective pneumonia definitions. The finding of an association, he said, between pneumonia frequency and inhaled corticosteroid use in studies of different des...
Cops Fine Doherty for Littering
... issued him with the fine. It looked like he got a severe
warning, the Sun quoted the source, as saying. A police spokesperson also confirmed that the 28-year-old was fined a sum of 100 pounds. The trip to the clinic is believed to be the beginning of the course that a judge had ordered him to undergo, ...
Feeding Programme Gives Hope to Tribal Mothers
... in the tribal areas of Orissa. It is particularly severe
among children under three years of age, reports G... to the grade the child - the colour red indicates severe
malnutrition, yellow moderate malnourishment and green normal. The charts stating the health statu...
Human Membranes Crystal Structure may Help Tailor Asthma Drugs
... pulmonary tract. Asthma attacks are caused by a severe
inflammatory reaction in the airways, a reaction that is largely due to actions of LTC4 synthase. For this reason asthma medicines often aim at blocking the downstream effects of LTC4 synthase. However, there is a need for new pharmaceutical altern...
Treat Every Patient as a Potential Organ Donor, British Health Official Says
...Officer has suggested. He has noted that current severe
shortage only leads to the deaths of hundreds of patients on waiting lists each year. According to figures, 70 per cent of people want to donate their organs after death, but only 20 per cent are on the NHS organ donor register. Sir Liam said: "...
Poor Ventilation may Cause Lung Disorders Inn Inuit Children
...est reported rate of hospital admission because of severe
respiratory syncytial virus lung infection in the ...6 per 1000 infants. The infections are unusually severe
in these infants: 12% of those admitted to hospital in Iqaluit require intubation and intensive care...
Colitis More Common in Hospitalized Patients
...es between 1993 and 2003, and the illness was more severe
and associated with an increased mortality rate. ...fficile can cause a variety of symptoms, including severe
or complicated diarrhea that may eventually lead to death. Treatment for life-threatening forms of t...
Reason Behind Sleepy Feeling During Sickness Found
... example, treated with TNF-alpha sometimes reports severe
lethargy while patients with sleep disorder, sleep apnoea sometimes report less daytime sleepiness after taking a drug that hinders TNF-alpha activity. As part of the study, researchers gave TNF-alpha to mice and monitored the gene expression of ge...
Group Therapy and Willpower can Help Smokers to Quit
...ble for heavy smokers who are likely to experience severe
physical and mental repercussions, if they simply give up smoking from one day to the other....
Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA
...ted in specialist NHS services. The shortage is so severe
that in some areas common medical problems, such as broken hand bones, are not sent for X-Rays in NHS facilities. A prison doctor was unable to register a prisoner with serious mental health problems with a specialist mental health team because of ...
Genetic Variation may Increase Premenstrual Depression Risk
...tic variation may be tied to an increased risk for severe
premenstrual depression . Known medically as pre...hasizes that to qualify for PMDD, symptoms must be severe
enough to interfere with everyday functioning - to disrupt relationships, result in social withdrawa...
New Study Challenges NICE Guidelines on Adolescent Depression
... improve outcomes for adolescents with moderate to severe
depression. These findings challenge current NIC...I is a reasonable treatment option for moderate to severe
depression in adolescents, particularly if access to cognitive behaviour therapy may be delayed, he ...
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