Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mozambique cholera cases jump to 139 a day after outbreak

Cholera cases in Mozambique among survivors of a devastating cyclone have shot up to 139, officials said, as nearly 1 million vaccine doses were rushed to the region and health workers desperately tried to improvise treatment ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Q&A: Home remedies may help prevent morning sickness

Dear Mayo Clinic: I am newly pregnant and not looking forward to the terrible morning sickness I experienced with my first two pregnancies. There were weeks when it felt like I could not keep any food down. What causes morning ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Saline use on the decline at Vanderbilt following landmark studies

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is encouraging its medical providers to stop using saline as intravenous fluid therapy for most patients, a change provoked by two companion landmark studies released today that are anticipated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Schools closed in Zambia as cholera toll rises to 61

The start of Zambia's school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people, officials said Tuesday.

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