Jett Travolta and Kawasaki Disease: Separating Fact From Fiction
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent tragic death of Jett Travolta has raised awareness of Kawasaki
Disease, a disease with which he was diagnosed in early childhood. Kawasaki
disease is a rare form of vasculitis which usually strikes children under the age of five. The d...
International research collaboration narrows focus on genetic cause of Kawasaki disease
Researchers from Japans RIKEN SNP Research Center, collaborating with a team at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), have discovered a new genetic variation that affects a childs risk of getting Kawasaki
disease (KD), an illness characterized by acute inflammation of the arteries throug...
Low Awareness Of Kawasaki Disease In Capital: Parents Form Support Group
Probably lots of people are well aware of Kawasaki
as a motorcycle rather than a disease. Infact, this was how Dinesh Ghai responded when doctors informed that his 9 year old daughter, Utkarsha was suffering from the disease. // The disease is named so as it is prevalent among Korean and Japanese ...
Possible Viral Cause Of Kawasaki Disease Identified
In what can be stated as a breakthrough in infectious disease research, scientists have identified a possible viral cause of Kawasaki
disease, the most common cause of acquired heart disease in children in developed nations. //
Their study findings appear in the November 15 issue of the Journa...
CIDP Treated With Plasma-Derived Therapy
...onic diseases and disorders, which include hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, primary immunodeficiency diseases, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, kawasaki
disease, and certain autoimmune and neurological disorders like CIDP," said Birkofer. "IVIG is a vital protein replacement therapy that treats disease...
New Bill Offers Medicare Reimbursement Fix for Intravenous Immune Globulin
...Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG), a life-saving and life-enhancing therapy for many primary immunodeficiency diseases; chronic lymphocytic leukemia; kawasaki
disease; autoimmune and neurological conditions such as chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Guillain-Barre syndrome, idiopathic thrombo...
Kawasaki Disease Treated with Plasma-Derived Therapy
...according to the American Heart Association (AHA). kawasaki
disease is treated with intravenous immune globuli...ar-old son Baylee has been diagnosed with atypical kawasaki
disease. According to Littrell's website posting, ...rdiologist to see if the treatment was effective." kawasaki
disease can inflame and weaken coronary arteries, ...
Highlights from the August 2008 issue of Ophthalmology
...l-recognized, modifiable AMD risk factor, smoking cessation is an important public health measure to reduce AMD, particularly among Japanese men," Dr. kawasaki
Outdoor Activity and Nearsightedness in Children
A growing number of the world's children are mildly to severely nearsighted (myopic),...
Anti-Clotting Drug Helps Infants With Heart Ills
...ves a poorly functioning small ventricle that leaves children weak and blue in color. Other children had floppy or imperfect heart valves, and one had kawasaki
disease, which causes inflammation in coronary arteries. Many were facing multiple surgeries, and three-quarters already had shunts in their hearts t...
Japanese Humanoid Happy to Work on in the Rain
...re media cameras.
"We have made a leap towards creating a humanoid that works in a real environment," the firm said in a joint statement with kawasaki
Heavy Industries and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology.
The white robot, which wears a visor and has a pas...
...kin from the New Zealand Dermatological Society. ... can target the blood vessels resulting in vasculitis . ... Hypersensitivity Vasculitis . kawasaki
Disease. Microscopic Polyangiitis. Polyarteritis Nodosa ... The Vasculitis Foundation (VF) is the only international ... You are here: Home " Di...
...auses delays in the way a child develops, both physically and mentally. kawasaki
syndrome (KS), also known as kawasaki
disease, is an acute febrile illness of unknown etiology that primari...
disease is an inflammation (vasculitis) of th...s effect is on the heart... Information about kawasaki
disease , the mucocutaneous lymph node synd...ludes its symptoms and treatment. Learn about kawasaki
disease (mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome)...
...f gamma globulin known as agammaglobulinemia are ... Clinical Problem-Solving from The New England Journal of Medicine -- The treatment of kawasaki
syndrome with intravenous gamma globulin Injections of gamma globulin are used to create a rapid but temporary immunity ... The gam...
Beating back the bozos is an innovation must, says Kawasaki
The art of innovation is in large measure the ability to tune out negativity, author and entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki
said Friday to a gathering of southeastern Wisconsin technology professionals.
Kawasaki, managing partner of Garage Technology Ventures and author of "Art of the Start" and severa...
Sarcasm and rainmaking advice coexist in The Art of the Start
...g on the bottom of a swimming pool on a sunny day, kawasaki
I found it strange to read this because my general impression is that kawasaki
truly is a positive, inspiring fellow who does goo...ncing through Garage Technology Ventures.
seems overwhelmed by the huge number of business p...