News tagged with throat infections
Leading international researchers and doctors are meeting at the University of Otago, Wellington this week to identify new approaches to reducing the very high levels of rheumatic fever in New Zealand and Australia.
Inflammatory disorders Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The number of children admitted to hospital in England for acute throat infections increased by 76 per cent between 1999 and 2010, according to new research published today in Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Doctors need to accurately diagnose and treat strep throat in order to avoid inappropriate use of antibiotics that can lead to drug-resistant bacteria, according to updated guidelines from the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Brody Kennedy was a typical sixth-grader who loved to hang out with friends in Castaic, Calif., and play video games. A strep-throat infection in October caused him to miss a couple of days of school, but he was eager to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Are you aware that colds, flu, most sore throats and bronchitis are caused by viruses? Did you know that antibiotics do not help fight viruses and that using them for viral infections only decreases their ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 10, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 1
(AP) -- The push to get pediatricians to stop prescribing antibiotics for the wrong illnesses is paying off a bit, a new government report found.
Medications Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 1