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FDA Approves Pneumococcal Disease Vaccine with Broader Protection by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Thu 25 Feb 2010 12:00am The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Prevnar 13, a pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate vaccine for infants and young children ages 6 weeks through 5 years. Prevnar 13 will be the successor to Prevnar, the pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine licensed by the FDA in 2000 to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and otitis m ... Read on »
Whipple's Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Whipple's disease is a rare infectious disease that typically infects the bowel. It causes malabsorption primarily but may affect any part of the body including the heart, lungs, brain, joints, and eyes. It interferes with the body's ability to absorb certain nutrients. Whipple's disease causes weight loss, incomplete breakdown of carbohydr ... Read on »
Diagnosis/Symptoms by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm Abdominal Pain, Long-Term Ongoing or recurrent abdominal pain, also called chronic pain, may be difficult to diagnose, causing frustration for both you and your doctor. Do your symptoms fit one of the diagnoses described in this chart? Keep reading.... Abdominal Pain, Short-Term Just about everyone has had a "stomachac ... Read on »
Antibiotics in nutshell!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:13pm An antibiotic is a substance or compound that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics can be broadly classified as either bactericidal or bacteriostatic. Bactericidals kill bacteria directly where bacteriostatics prevent cell division. Antibiotics which target the bacterial cell wall (penicillins, cephalosporins), or cell membrane (po ... Read on »
The bacteria can enter sperm tube to cause prostatitis via the lymphatic by winter1101 Posted Thu 25 Apr 2013 4:02pm Recently, I found my lower abdomen pains when I walked, but when I sit down and stay in bed, the pain disappear. How to treat prostatitis? Besides, my right leg is often sore at night. What's more, urethral drop white occurs. Dr..Lee, left lower abdomen pain sometimes is a warning of prostatitis. Why does pain in left lower abdomen happen? Bot ... Read on »
Fighting the Impact of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria by FDA Posted Tue 30 Apr 2013 8:30am Edward Cox, M.D., M.P.H., is the director of FDA’s Office of Antimicrobial Products. Get this photo on Flickr. David White, Ph.D., is the chief science officer in FDA ... Read on »
What Is Causing Beta Amyloid Production In Alzheimer's And Autism? by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Oct 2012 12:00am By Teresa Conrick It is not new news that beta amyloid, a protein heavily studied in Alzheimer's disease has also been showing up in Autism 2006 - High levels of Alzheimer beta-amyloid precursor protein (APP) in children with severely autistic behavior and aggression. 2011 - " The Weigel lab also reported observing secret ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Are We Missing The Benefits Of Coconut Oil? by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm Coconut oil 0ffers many health and beauty benefits. Some include hair care, skin care, stress relief, heart diseases, cholesterol levels, weight loss, kidney problems, digestion, metabolism, high blood pressure, immunity, dental care, diabetes, bone strength, HIV and cancer. These benefits of coconut oil can be attributed to the presence of la ... Read on »
FDA Approves New Combination Vaccine That Protects Children against Two Bacterial Diseases by Medline Plus Posted Fri 15 Jun 2012 6:26pm For Immediate Release: June 14, 2012 Media Inquiries: Rita Chappelle, 301-796-4672, rita.chappelle@fda.hhs.gov Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA   En Español   FDA approves new combination vaccine that protects children against two bacterial diseases The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved ... Read on »