Infectious Diseases
New category dedicated to Infectious diseases.
Source: Polio Vaccine  Sep 02, 2020  1 year ago
Vaccines are basically meant to protect individuals against a disease but in some cases the things could go wrong and backfire especially when proper studies are not conducted and things are expedited over monetary concerns.   The WHO or World Health Organization finally admitted that  a new polio outbreak in Sudan is linked to an ongoing vaccine-sparked epidemic in Chad, a week after ...
Source: Influenza  Aug 25, 2020  1 year ago
Influenza: A new large population-based study led by the US CDC and in collaboration with numerous institutions has shown that acute cardiovascular events, especially heart failure and ischemic heart disease, were found to be common among patients hospitalized with influenza.   The researchers suggest that vaccination is particularly important among those with cardiovascular risk factors. &...
Source: TB Treatments  Aug 14, 2020  1 year ago
TB Treatments: New protocols involving the drugs Bedaquiline and Delamanid  for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) have shown early effectiveness in 85 percent of patients in a cohort that included many individuals with serious comorbidities that would have excluded them from clinical trials, according to the results of a new international study. The clinical trial results, based on...
Source: Toxoplasma Gondii  Aug 01, 2020  1 year ago
Toxoplasma Gondii: A new discovery from the University of Virginia School of Medicine (UVA) indicates that more than two billion people are infected with a brain parasite spread by cats and contaminated meat, but most will never show symptoms and the research findings could have important implications for brain infections, neurodegenerative diseases and autoimmune disorders. The study...
Source: Meningitis  Jun 20, 2020  1 year ago
Meningitis: The US CDC is warning about the emergence of a new strain of antibiotic-resistant meningitis bacteria. Neisseria meningitidis   A detailed analysis of meningococcus isolates from US health departments has identified a novel strain of ciprofloxacin-resistant and beta-lactamase–producing Neisseria meningitidis, scientists with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...
Source: Lyme Disease  Jun 05, 2020  1 year ago
Lyme Disease affects about 320,000 individuals in America each year and much more all over the world. The disease is caused by the spirochete bacteria: Borrelia burgdorferi which is transmitted by an infected tick bite. Typical symptoms can include arthritis, cardiac and neurological problems if left untreated. Clinical manifestations include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characte...
Source: Lyme Disease  May 25, 2020  1 year ago
Lyme Disease: The Canadian Medical Association is warning doctors and the general public about unusual clinical manifestations of Lyme Disease and has published three articles in its journal CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) to better illustrate this new emerging symptoms and clinical manifestations.   Some of these diverse symptoms include heart abnormalities, atypical skin lesio...


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