Norovirus Closes Schools, Spreads Misery

Feb. 17, 2017 — Schools from Rhode Island to California have closed down for days this winter after students and teachers became ill with what is believed to be norovirus, public health officials say. Norovirus, incorrectly called the “stomach flu,” is a short-term illness that’s different from the flu. It strikes about 20 million  people […]


Full Story »

Norovirus Closes Schools, Spreads Misery

Feb. 17, 2017 — Schools from Rhode Island to California have closed down for days this winter after students and teachers became ill with what is believed to be norovirus, public health officials say. Norovirus, incorrectly called the “stomach flu,” is a short-term illness that’s different from the flu. It strikes about 20 million  people […]


Full Story »

Is My Penis Too Small?

SOURCES: Lane S. Palmer, MD, chief of pediatric urology, Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park, N.Y. Bruce R. Gilbert, MD, PhD, director, reproductive and sexual medicine, Smith Institute for Urology, Lake Success, N.Y. Srinivasan, A.K. The Scientific World Journal, 2011. Wiygul, J. and Palmer, L.S. The Scientific World Journal, 2011. Panfilov, D.E. Aesthetic Plastic […]


Full Story »

Is My Penis Too Small?

SOURCES: Lane S. Palmer, MD, chief of pediatric urology, Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park, N.Y. Bruce R. Gilbert, MD, PhD, director, reproductive and sexual medicine, Smith Institute for Urology, Lake Success, N.Y. Srinivasan, A.K. The Scientific World Journal, 2011. Wiygul, J. and Palmer, L.S. The Scientific World Journal, 2011. Panfilov, D.E. Aesthetic Plastic […]


Full Story »

Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids’ Appendicitis?

FRIDAY, Feb. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Skipping surgery and treating appendicitis with antibiotics alone may be a safe approach for many children, a new analysis suggests. Reviewing 10 studies on more than 400 young patients, researchers found that nonsurgical treatment for an inflamed appendix appeared effective overall. But, appendicitis recurred in 14 percent of […]


Full Story »

Flu Vaccine a Good Match for Viruses This Year

THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s not perfect, but this year’s flu vaccine is a fairly good match for the circulating viruses, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. Overall, the vaccine is 48 percent effective. For the predominant circulating influenza A type H3N2 flu strain, its effectiveness comes in at 43 percent. But it’s […]


Full Story »

Flu Vaccine a Good Match for Viruses This Year

THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s not perfect, but this year’s flu vaccine is a fairly good match for the circulating viruses, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. Overall, the vaccine is 48 percent effective. For the predominant circulating influenza A type H3N2 flu strain, its effectiveness comes in at 43 percent. But it’s […]


Full Story »

Gestational Diabetes Poses Risks for Mom, Baby

THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes that develops during pregnancy — known as gestational diabetes — carries health risks for both the mom-to-be and her baby, new research confirms. A team of French researchers analyzed data from more than 700,000 births in France occurring after 28 weeks of pregnancy in 2012. Compared to […]


Full Story »

Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You may be more likely to wind up a long-term user of opioid painkillers if you’re treated by a doctor who frequently prescribes those drugs, a new study reports. Emergency room patients are at greater risk for long-term opioid use even after a single prescription from an ER […]


Full Story »

Immunotherapy Not a Quick Fix for Hay Fever

TUESDAY, Feb. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Immunotherapy — often in the form of allergy shots — can combat the runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing and sinus pressure of persistent hay fever. But it can’t be done in less than three years, British researchers report. Two years of immunotherapy was only as effective as […]


Full Story »
Page 10 of 487« First...«8910111213»203040...Last »

Categories

Archives

Advertisement

Call Now: 877-239-1878

Advertisement