Tag: "typhoid" at medical news
Epidemic Fear In Mumbai Mounting Post-Floods
... complications arising from leptospirosis, dengue, typhoid
and hepatitis. All government hospitals in this city of over 15 million people had been put on alert to give priority to cases of fever. The outbreak of diseases has badly affected middle class areas like the northern suburbs of Bandra, Andheri, Sa...
Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai
... (no symptoms but capable of infecting others) of typhoid
and infecting dozens of people. Symptoms are a rapidly fluctuating temperature, drowsiness, diarrhoea, abdominal rash, delirium and coma. Immunization is effective and the disease is treatable with antibiotics. Read More... Cholera: Cholerais...
Sharp Increase Of The Deadly Diseases In Delhi
...e in deadly diseases like hepatitis E, meningitis, typhoid
and malaria. Since wet weather is conducive for most microbes, those transmitted by oro-nasal routes and through people-to-people contact usually have a field day in the rainy season. Already, children in particular have been suffering from a spate...
Chhattisgarh Malaria And Typhoid
Malaria and typhoid
have claimed 10 lives while over 3,000 people were...istration was holding medical camps in malaria and typhoid
hit areas in Surguja district, 405 km west from here, though the tribal patients preferred to use tr...
US Reportedly Experimenting on Nepali Soldiers
...stitute of Research sponsored the development of a typhoid
vaccine in Nepal. However, though typhoid
is endemic in Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world, the vaccine is not widely used. E...
Typhoid May Have Resulted In The Fall Of Athens
... burial pits of ancient Athens has revealed that a typhoid
epidemic may have caused large-scale devastation t... strain of today’s salmonella, which gives rise to typhoid
appear to be very close. Sparta is reported to have taken advantage of the epidemic to subdue Athens...
Maoist Leader-Turned Social Activist Passes Away
...cial activist, Dr. Vinayan, who was suffering from typhoid
and malaria, passed away on Friday night in a government hospital //. He was brought to the hospital from a village in Jehanabad district for treatment. He was in his sixties when he passed away. Popularly known as comrade, Vinayan was a firebr...
Maharashtra warns against Mahim's 'miracle' water
...oride content will increase the risk of diarrhoea, typhoid
and other maladies. "Exceptionally low chloride ...ing the water will increase the risk of diarrhoea, typhoid
and other infections," said Tannu Singal, an expert on infectious diseases here. "While those who ...
Delhi Government Clears Healthcare Projects Worth Rs.1.13 bn
... statement. The EFC has also allowed purchase of typhoid
vaccines and related items worth Rs.12.8 million that will help curb mortality among children in the age group of 2 to 5, the minister said. For the environment project, the government would purchase 40 acres near Ghummanhera village for setting up...
Hindustan Latex To Market Vaccines
...ning to start marketing vaccines - Hepatitis-B and typhoid
vaccines produced by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotec...purified Vi Capsular Polysaccharide new generation typhoid
vaccine. This marketing initiative is part of HLL's comprehensive plan to expand its portfolio in t...
Severe Cold is Harbinger of Infections
...other diseases that plague children like jaundice, typhoid
and gastroenteritis are lessas those viruses don't multiply in winter. According to P.K. Mukherjee, a senior private physician, a major reason for many people catching influenza is from exposure. "The virus spreads from one to the other in public p...
Food Outlets Not to Blame for Typhoid Cases
...Auckland suburb of Clendon are not the source of a typhoid
outbreak in the area//. Earlier this month healt... are continuing. Dr Simmons says the symptoms of typhoid
can take three months to show up, so anyone suffering nausea, headaches or vomiting should see their...
Indian Scientists Develop Dipstick Test for Dengue
...if a patient has another viral infection — such as typhoid
or malaria — is necessary. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease affecting several tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It causes an estimated 100 million infections every year, with no effective vaccine against it. While the disease...
Typhoid Outbreak Linked to Samoa
An outbreak of typhoid
in Porirua is not linked to a cluster of cases in ...last month.// Three people have been treated for typhoid
in Porirua and those cases were linked to each other, Dr Annette Nesdale, medical officer of health,...
FDA and CDC Remind Consumers of the Dangers of Drinking Raw Milk
...as listeriosis, salmonellosis, campylobacteriosis, typhoid
fever, tuberculosis, diphtheria and brucellosis. FDA's pasteurization requirement also applies to other milk products, with the exception of a few aged cheeses. Proponents of drinking raw milk often claim that raw milk is more nutritious than pa...
New Bacterium Discovered - Related to Cause of Trench Fever
...ered, suffered from symptoms similar to malaria or typhoid
fever, two infections that can occur in returning travelers. But genetic detective work revealed that she was infected with a new bacterium that had never before been isolated from a human. A UCSF infectious disease team, in collaboration with co...
Gatifloxacin Very Effective for Typhoid Treatment
...g, Gatifloxacin, may be more effective at treating typhoid
fever than the drug currently recommended by the ...rld Health Organisation. Enteric fever, of which typhoid
fever is the most common form, is a major disease affecting the developing world, where sanitary con...
Nepal Develops More Effective Drug for Typhoid
...ed a drug that is more effective in getting rid of typhoid
fever, local media reported Friday . The drug al... Hospital here tested the drug Gatifloxacin on 390 typhoid
patients. The team compared the effectiveness of "Cefixime", a WHO-recommended drug for typhoid, a...