Dengue takes on a feverish pitch, descends on additional unlucky 6
Islamabad: Six more people came down with acute symptoms of dengue, later confirmed positive for the fever, taking the toll of infected people// to an alarming figure of 741.
Nearly 31 deaths have been confirmed with the latest casualty being a person from Peshawar. The National Institute of ...
New test could help catch serious infections in babies
...a tool for evaluating infant fever in an emergency situation.
The researchers used a novel procalcitonin test, recently approved by the FDA, in 234 feverish
babies under 3 months of age, of whom 18 percent had definite or possible SBIs confirmed by independent clinical criteria. The results showed that pro...
Solutions for Parents Who Need Cold Remedies for Their Children
...or all ages, including infants.
Viburcol(R) has been clinically researched and is comparable to
acetaminophen for the symptomatic treatment of acute feverish
children under the age of 12(1). CoughFree, has been a staple in family
medicine chests as an alternative to over-the-counter cough supp...
Fever May Improve Behavior of Children With Autism Disorders
...eally long series of studies that needs to be done," Estes added.
In their work, Zimmerman's team compared data from 30 children with ASD who had a feverish
episode, with 30 similar children with ASD who did not have a fever. Once a child had a fever, the parents were asked to observe their child for 24 ho...
Canadian Mountain Bikers Hit by Bacterial Infection
Within 48 hours of finishing a grueling five-hour 67-km ride, Canadian mountain biker Monica Anderson woke up in the middle of the night, feverish
and vomiting. The Coquitlam teacher was so sick her husband had to rush her to hospital.
She admitted she had swallowed a few mouthfuls of the mu...
Has Bird Flu Chickened Out? Experts Peck at the Subject Once Again!
... The talk of bird flu which had reached a feverish
pitch early in the year seems to have abated, leading the experts to wonder //if the virus has actually beaten a retreat.
Experts opine the rea...
Staff Nurses Contract Measles from the Patient
...nit at nearby Northwick Park Hospital.
They were allowed to go home after the treatment. Hospital visitors from the past few weeks who are feeling feverish
are advised to contact their GP.
The hospital trust is at present working with the Health Protection Agency to take all the necessary precautions...
Stem cell research- now Nobel Laureates join the debate
...faxing a letter to U.S. President George W. Bush asking him not to block stem cell research in any way. The debate on stem cell research is reaching a feverish
pitch with both sides slamming each other on the pros and cons of stem cell research. While those who oppose it call the research as immoral, those su...
Fever causing headaches for Aussie parents
...ids and rest, and keeping them comfortable."
Ms Walsh said it was important to closely monitor unwell children and seek medical advice if they were feverish
under six months; suffered headache, neck stiffness or light hurt their eyes; had breathing difficulties; refused to drink; persistently vomited; were...
UIC developing drug for SARS
... Pharmaceutical Biotechnology in the UIC College of Pharmacy and the study's principal investigator. "By administering protease inhibitors early, when feverish
symptoms have started, the drugs could reduce the viral load and ameliorate the disease."
Like HIV, the SARS virus multiplies rapidly, hijacking th...