News tagged with acute infection
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Another person suffering from a SARS-like virus has died in Saudi Arabia, the World Health Organization said Thursday, bringing the worldwide number of fatalities from the mystery illness to seven.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Among healthy adults who were administered a cold virus, those with shorter telomere length (a structure at the end of a chromosome) in certain cells were more likely to develop experimentally-induced upper respiratory infection ...
Medical research Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Acute toxoplasmosis, an infectious disease carried by cats, may be a much more severe illness than previously understood.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Texas Biomed scientists in San Antonio have found that moderate gum disease in an animal model exposed to an AIDS- like virus had more viral variants causing infection and greater inflammation. Both of these features have ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Of all the diseases people worry about getting, viral hepatitis is usually way down on the list. Most often it's thought of as a disease that affects only drug addicts or the sexually promiscuous. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers discover how the deadly malaria parasite evades the immune system, make progress toward developing a cure
(Medical Xpress)—More than a million people die each year of malaria caused by different strains of the Plasmodium parasite transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito. The medical world has yet to find an effective ...
Medical research Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When you get an acute infection, such as influenza, the body generally responds with a coordinated response of immune-cell proliferation and attack that rapidly clears the pathogen. Then, their mission done, the immune system ...
Medical research Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
There can be no debate about Tamiflu whilst Roche does not keep its promise to release "full study reports" about the drug, argue senior researchers from the Cochrane group today.
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Another person has died of a mysterious respiratory virus and three more cases have been discovered in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the World Health Organisation said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research from the Rothman Institute at Jefferson has shown aspirin to be just as effective as warfarin in preventing clots, specifically pulmonary emboli, life-threatening blood clots that can develop in the arteries of the ...
Cardiology Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mechanical ventilation at lower level among patients without lung injury linked with better outcomes
Among patients without acute respiratory distress syndrome, protective mechanical ventilation with use of lower tidal volumes (the volume of air inhaled and exhaled during each breath) was associated with better outcomes ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A stay in the hospital may not be the only way to acquire Clostridium difficile diarrhea – but the potentially life-threatening infection may be associated with a number of health complications in hospitalized children, accord ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
A study of almost 200,000 young females who received the quadrivalent human papilloma virus (HPV4) vaccine found that immunization was associated only with same-day syncope (fainting) and skin infections in the two weeks ...
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year nearly 100,000 hospitalized patients die from infections acquired while undergoing treatment for other conditions. While many factors ...
Health Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Saudi health authorities downplayed Tuesday the impact of a possible outbreak of a virus from the family of deadly SARS on its forthcoming Hajj pilgrimage, stressing that the cases remain rare.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0