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Recurrent sore throats by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
Effects of infectious mononucleosis and HLA-DRB1*15 in multiple sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm source: Mult Scler. 2009 Jan 19 [Epub ahead of print] authors: Nielsen T, Rostgaard K, Askling J, Steffensen R, Oturai A, Jersild C, Koch-Henriksen N, Sørensen P, Hjalgrim H Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark. summary: The cause of MS is not known but many factors are implicated incl ... Read on »
My CFS Case (Post # 2) by Carlitos G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:06am SUMMARY OF MY CASE My name is Carlos Gonzalez and I live and work in The Netherlands since November 1.999. I started to feel not well in October 2004, when I experienced pain in my wrist. The neurologist in Amsterdam (Dr. Stenvers) diagnosed me with RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury). He explained to me that this pain is caused b ... Read on »
Are you living with HIV? 20,000 Britons don't know they are by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 22 Sep 2011 5:33am HIV continues to be one of the most important communicable diseases in the UK. It is an infectionInvasion by organisms that may be harmful, for example bacteria or parasites. that is associated with serious illness and death, high cost of treatment and high numbers of potential ... Read on »
When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
21-Gene Recurrence Score Predicts Distant Breast Cancer Recurrence by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 6:59am In a previous blog , I discussed the effectiveness of a 21-gene test for predicting breast cancer recurrence in breast cancer patients with node-negative, estrogen receptor - positive breast cancer and the impact the results of this test have on physicians and patients regarding breast cancer treatment options.  As I indicated in my earlier blog, ... Read on »
Does this ring a Bell? by Odysseys of George Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Apr 2010 1:11am 6 April, 2010 at 4:11 pm gcgeorge The elderly lady above demonstrates a case I saw in my clinic recently, but my patient was way younger in her early 30s. She developed this weakness over the left side of the face which was rather sudden in onset 3 days prior. She was otherwise ... Read on »
When To Suspect Lyme Disease by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm By John D. Bleiweiss, M.D. Traditionally, the public has been advised to suspect Lyme (LD) if a round or oval, expanding, red rash develops 3-32 days after a deer tick bite associated with or followed by a flu-like illness. This limited description will apply to only some cases. About 50% of patients do not recall one or more of tick bit ... Read on »
Why am I getting recurrent sore throats? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
DIEP Flap Reconstruction And Breast Cancer Recurrence by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:52pm Can DIEP flap breast reconstruction prevent detection of breast cancer recurrence? This is a very important issue that is often not discussed. A handful of studies have shown that breast reconstruction (with any reconstructive technique) does not impact local recurrence or long term survival in patients with early breast cancer (stage I and ... Read on »