Medicina

Wisconsin Man Loses Legs, Portion Of Hands After Lick From Dog

Greg Manteufel has been around dogs his entire life, his wife says. "This infection in his blood triggered a very severe response on his body", said Dr. "Rarely, Capnocytophaga species can spread to humans through bites, scratches, or close contact from a dog or cat and cause illness". "We can't wrap our heads around it that all of a sudden, he's 48-years-old and been around dogs all his life, and then this happens". Consulte Mais Informação

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'Hot water challenge' injures IN teen

'Hot water challenge' injures IN teen

The Hot Water Challenge left an Indianapolis teen with skin peeling off his body, WXIN-TV reports. "The situation is here, so you can't really just not deal with it", Kyland said. Doctors with IU Health said they're starting to see more of these so-called internet challenges land people in the emergency room. "It's suggesting to people that they can try it and maybe they won't be hurt, but they will be. Consulte Mais Informação

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West Nile Virus detected in human in Allegheny County

West Nile Virus detected in human in Allegheny County

Mesa County Public Health said no animals have tested positive for the virus inside the county, but the larger amounts of these mosquitoes are something to keep an eye on. Repellents with DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, para-menthane-diol, and IR3535 are effective. The more than 170 different species of mosquitoes in North America are attracted to carbon dioxide, pets, heat sources and breed in stagnant water. Consulte Mais Informação

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Testing for virus best way to prevent hepatitis spread: Doctors

Testing for virus best way to prevent hepatitis spread: Doctors

Paul Chambliss of Acacia Network and Bishop Nancy Rosario of Church of God's Children. "Local health departments are underfunded to be able to support active surveillance for Hepatitis C ", Flanigan said. This inflammation can either be self-limiting or can lead to severe liver damage, including scarring of liver, cirrhosis or even liver cancer. Finally, at the end of 2016, I was informed that I would be starting treatment. Consulte Mais Informação

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First 2018 case of West Nile virus reported in DuPage County

First 2018 case of West Nile virus reported in DuPage County

So how do you protect yourself from contracting the virus- wear lighter clothes and don't be out from dusk til dawn- this is when you have the highest chance to contract West Nile. The bites can be worse if a person has another illness like diabetes, COPD, or anything that can lower the immune system. During the evening hours he suggests using insect repellant and wearing long sleeves and trousers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police detain chairwoman of Chinese vaccine maker…

Police detain chairwoman of Chinese vaccine maker…

Those detained include the CEO of Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd., which has been accused of fabricating production and inspection records following a surprise visit to company offices by inspectors last week. But when problems are found , the regulator must take action. Changsheng said on Tuesday that its chairwoman, Junfang Gao, as well as three senior executives and two mid-level employees, have been taken in for questioning by local police, adding they would not be in a position ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Kaley Cuoco Claps Back After Critics Shame Her Post-Surgery Sports Bra

Kaley Cuoco Claps Back After Critics Shame Her Post-Surgery Sports Bra

After seeing the comment, Cuoco replied, "Don't be jealous". The actress underwent shoulder surgery on July 6, just days after her wedding to professional equestrian Karl Cook . I knew I'd have a babysitter". While numerous comments commended her for getting back into the gym only two-and-a-half weeks after surgery, others took a ruder path by commenting on the fact that she doesn't appear to be wearing a bra. Consulte Mais Informação

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CDC: Multistate salmonella outbreak linked to backyard chickens

CDC: Multistate salmonella outbreak linked to backyard chickens

Virgin Islands, of certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits products . July 23 - Pepperidge Farm issued a recall for four types of Goldfish crackers distributed nationwide. "All the products involved tested negative for salmonella as part of its routine testing program", a spokesperson emailed CBS MoneyWatch. Food producers whose products use the whey powder during production are among those being recalled. Consulte Mais Informação

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Eleven babies die as pregnant women are given Viagra during drug trial

Eleven babies die as pregnant women are given Viagra during drug trial

Viagra , which dilates the blood vessels, is well-known as a treatment for erectile dysfunction in men and it is also prescribed for people with high blood pressure. "The first results of the current study showed that there may be adverse effects for the baby after birth". "The researchers found no positive effect for the children on other outcomes", the AMC said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Boys set for HPV jabs originally created to cut cervical cancer

Boys set for HPV jabs originally created to cut cervical cancer

It follows a recommendation from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), which said last week that a "gender-neutral" programme to protect against the sexually transmitted infection would be "cost-effective". "In the United Kingdom, the introduction of the HPV vaccine to girls in 2008 to prevent cervical cancer proved to be a major step forward in public health, significantly decreasing HPV infections in 16-21-year-old women by 86%", Peter Openshaw, president of the British ... Consulte Mais Informação

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New drug for recurring malaria

New drug for recurring malaria

Over the years this type of malaria has been hard to combat due to the virus' uncanny ability to remain inactive in the human liver for years before regenerating and causing infections. The FDA says the drug is effective and approves it for use in the United States but points out there are important side effects to be aware of. The researchers advised that people should get tested for the deficiency before the drug is administered. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bayer to Halt Sales of Essure Birth Control Implant

Bayer to Halt Sales of Essure Birth Control Implant

Bayer will no longer distribute or sell the Essure permanent birth control device in the United States after December 31, 2018, the company said Friday . In a statement released by the Agency, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said "I want to stress that, even when Essure is no longer sold, the FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who've already had this device implanted". Consulte Mais Informação

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