News tagged with high fever
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An epidemic of dengue fever has broken out in oil-rich Angola for the first time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With the help of a warning system which measures the risk of dengue incidence using precipitation and air temperature, it is possible to forecast the outbreak of dengue fever up to 16 weeks in advance. This is what Yien Ling ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A dengue fever outbreak in the Pacific islands of New Caledonia has killed three people, officials said Friday, after the World Health Organization raised alarm over the spread of the virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Brazil's health ministry says the number of dengue cases in Latin America's biggest country has started to decline after rising sharply in the first three months of the year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A four-year-old child has become Vietnam's first victim of the H5N1 bird flu virus in more than a year, a health worker said on Tuesday, amid growing regional concerns about the virulent disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Some U.S. states have proposed denying Medicaid payments in cases where emergency department visits turn out to be "non-emergencies," but a new study highlights the flaws in that plan.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Washington State University researchers have linked orchards and vineyards with a greater prevalence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes and the insects' ability to spread the virus to birds, horses and people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
During cold and flu season, most of us inevitably will experience one or more acute illness. Fortunately, most acute problems are treatable without hospital admission. With that in mind, doctors say it is important to seek ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday that it had charted progress in the fight against tropical diseases but warned that dengue fever was spreading at an alarming rate.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) has long been considered a therapeutic orphan. Until now, the principal effective treatment has been high-dose steroids (prednisone) which are accompanied by several serious side ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A four-year-old boy has died of bird flu in Indonesia, the health ministry said Tuesday, the 10th fatal case in the country this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Each year the flu puts more than 200,000 Americans in the hospital and causes anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths. With the exception of the H1N1 flu (also called swine flu) in 2009, most of these deaths ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Europe is experiencing its first sustained transmission of dengue fever since the 1920s after an outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in Madeira, Portugal that has infected more than 1,300 people, an EU agency said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Seizures during childhood fever are usually benign, but when prolonged, they can foreshadow an increased risk of epilepsy later in life. Now a study funded by the National Institutes of Health suggests that brain imaging ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Clinicians should take caution when diagnosing a child who has a high fever and whose tests show evidence of adenovirus, and not assume the virus is responsible for Kawasaki-like symptoms. According to a new study from Nationwide ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |