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Juvenile Diabetes Associated With Viral Infections by Author Debbie Nicholson Posted Tue 25 May 2010 10:32am Diabetes one of the most chronic disease in children and adolescents as of 2007 151,000 cases were reported. Every year more than 13,000 new cases are diagnosed. Type 1 diabetes known as Juvenile diabetes. It is a disease with disrupted metabolism with unnaturally high blood glucose levels caused by a deficiency of insulin discharge into the p ... Read on »
Documented involvement of viruses in ME/CFS by Margaret Williams by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 9:24am Permission to Repost Documented involvement of viruses in ME/CFS Margaret Williams 30th December 2009 For decades it has been known and shown that viruses play a role in ME/CFS. Now there is evidence of a direct association with a gamma retrovirus - XMRV -- that disables the immune system in ME/CFS, thus allowing numerous latent ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 10 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 09 Mar 2009 3:42pm Oily Fish May Not Protect Against Dementia: Study Eating oily fish may not help prevent dementia in old age, say U.K. researchers who studied data from a trial of more than 800 older people. Initially, the researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found a significant association between eating a couple of portions of ... Read on »
REPORT ON THE INVEST IN ME CONFERENCE 2010 by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 11:07am Permission to Repost REPORT ON THE INVEST IN ME CONFERENCE 2010 Venue: 1 Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London Date: Monday 24th May, 2010 Chair: Professor Malcolm Hooper Speakers: Professor Leonard Jason PhD; Professor Nora Chapman PhD; Dr. John Chia MD; Dr. Paul Cheney MD, PhD; Dr. Jonathon Kerr MD, PhD; Dr. Nancy Klimas MD, Professo ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 7 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Fri 06 Mar 2009 2:41pm CNN's Gupta Won't Be U.S. Surgeon General Citing family and work considerations, CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has withdrawn his name as a candidate for U.S. Surgeon General, White House officials said Thursday. Gupta had been under "serious consideration" for the post but decided he wants to focus on his medical career and spe ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 8 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sat 07 Mar 2009 2:42pm CNN's Gupta Won't Be U.S. Surgeon General Citing family and work considerations, CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has withdrawn his name as a candidate for U.S. Surgeon General, White House officials said Thursday. Gupta had been under "serious consideration" for the post but decided he wants to focus on his medical career and spe ... Read on »
Polio-like paralysis in California by Vincent Racaniello Posted Thu 27 Feb 2014 12:00am Image credit: Jason Roberts Recently a number of children in California have developed a poliomyelitis-like paralysis. The cause of this paralysis is not yet known, and information about the outbreak is scarce. Here is what we know so far: At least 5, and perhaps as many as 20 children have suffered weakness or paralysis in one or ... Read on »
Fluoxetine (A.K.A. Prozac) Is Effective As An Anti-Viral by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 27 Jul 2012 6:05pm UCLA researchers have come across an unexpected potential use for fluoxetine – commonly known as Prozac – which shows promise as an antiviral agent. The discovery could provide another tool in treating human enteroviruses that sicken and kill people in the U.S. and around the world. Human enteroviruses are members of a genus containing more ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 9 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 08 Mar 2009 3:40pm CNN's Gupta Won't Be U.S. Surgeon General Citing family and work considerations, CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has withdrawn his name as a candidate for U.S. Surgeon General, White House officials said Thursday. Gupta had been under "serious consideration" for the post but decided he wants to focus on his medical career and spe ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 2 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm More People Fainting After Vaccinations Since 2005, there's been a rise in reports of people in the United States fainting after receiving vaccinations, according the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System. The increase has occurred primarily among adolescent females and, in some cases, patients have suffered significant injuries. Resear ... Read on »