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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Many of 2 billion dryland dwellers at risk as land degrades

...ered to be a cause of ill-health (fever, coughing, sore eyes) during the dry season," says the report. "Dust emanating from (the Gobi desert) and the Sahara has also been implicated in respiratory problems as far away as North America and has affected coral reefs in the Caribbean." The report shows infan...

Infectious disease expert warns of spread of Rocky Mountain spotted fever

...r 40.5 degrees Celsius). Symptoms may also include sore throat and nausea. The spotty rash, which occurs in at least 85 percent of patients, does not appear until later in the infection and resembles a pinpoint pattern of pink-to-red spots over the entire body, or parts thereof. The rash is also noticeabl...

Penicillin, amoxicillin: Step aside for strep throat treatment

...at the strep germ, the bug that causes millions of sore throats in U.S. children every year, simply aren't...ology. "The treatment paradigm for treating strep sore throats has been changing slowly, and endorsing the use of cephalosporins as a first-line treatment ...

Children overprescribed antibiotics for sore throat

...be antibiotics for more than half of children with sore throat, exceeding the expected prevalence of strep... most common manifestation of acute pharyngitis is sore throat. The main bacterial cause of sore throat and the only common cause of sore throat warranting ...

Human trial proves ricin vaccine safe, induces neutralizing antibodies; further tests planned

...ith any intramuscular vaccine injection, such as a sore arm or mild headache that might be experienced with a tetanus or a flu shot, said Dr. Robert Munford, a professor of internal medicine and a collaborator on the study. Based on the protection they observed in the mice injected with ricin mixed with...

Rochester scientists develop fast-working biosensor

...firm a streptococcal infection in a patient with a sore throat. The Rochester research team calls the technology "arrayed imaging reflectometry." The system utilizes a silicon chip that is made so that laser light reflected off the chip is invisible unless the target bacteria are present. The target des...

Chemical warfare agent detection technology used to treat lung disease

... out molecules produced by common ailments such as sore throats or chesty coughs which may interfere with the accuracy of data. "What is unique about this sensor, and the use of the microDMx technology, is the fact that it can be configured to not just analyse one disease or condition, but it has the pot...

World first research to speed up cure for ear infections

...t commonly by infection spread by a common cold or sore throat. LEHI's Senior Research Scientist Dr Reza Ghassemifar, said he was looking forward to starting the three-year research project after securing a $238,600 grant from the Garnett Passe and Rodney William Memorial Foundation. "With this funding ...

New biologic treatment for tennis elbow may replace surgery for chronic sufferers

...le blood ?was then injected into the tendon of the sore elbow. These 15 patients had tennis elbow for 15 months and the average patient age was 48 years. Their baseline score on the pain scale was 80.3. Five patients served as a control (non-PRP) group and received a 2 to 3 mL injection of a local ane...

Search on for treatment of slow-healing wounds

...e poor blood circulation of many diabetics, a foot sore can develop into an open ulcer that won't heal. For diabetics, such wounds contribute to a foot or lower-leg amputation rate 10 to 15 times higher than non-diabetics. Eighty percent of diabetics who underwent amputation for chronic wounds died wit...

Common blood test can help distinguish between mononucleosis and tonsillitis

...nformation in the article. These symptoms include sore throat, fever, painful swallowing, white plaque on the tonsils and redness of the throat and tonsils. "The importance in differentiating patients with tonsillitis from those with glandular fever [mononucleosis] is the prevention of spontaneous ruptu...

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