He survived a broken neck and the Pulse shooting — then died of a rare medical condition
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A father in Virginia called the announcement of a CDC task force focusing on investigating AFM cases "a positive development."
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched a task force to investigate the recent surge in AFM, a polio-like disease that cause paralysis in children.
Surgery in which a donor nerve is attached to muscles that are paralyzed by acute flaccid myelitis is helping some children regain function.Medscape Medical News
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has escalated its response to the illness that's struck children in 29 states, increasing the number of disease detectives in its Atlanta headquarters from two to 16, according to a CDC official close to the investigation.
Conditions: Infertility; Endometrial Diseases Intervention: Procedure: Endometrial Injury with Hysteroscopy Sponsor: Gurgan Clinic Recruiting
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Hong Kong's Department of Health confirmed the unnamed woman, 70, had underlying health conditions and a weak immune system. She recovered but there is no cure for the infection.
[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibia Red Cross Society (NRCS) in partnership with the Chinese embassy in Namibia held an information awareness fair focusing on Hepatitis E.
Authors: López Couceiro L, Gómez Domínguez E, Muñoz Gómez R, Castellano Tortajada G, Ibarrola de Andrés C, Fernández Vázquez I Abstract The use of direct-acting antivirals (DAA) for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) has yielded a significant improvement in the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) associated with HCV infection. Interferon was the cornerstone of HCV therapy before the introduction of these agents into the clinical practice. Herein, we report the case of an HCV-infected patient who developed an interferon-induced AIH and since then, has received imm...
Authors: Mölleken C, Ahrens M, Schlosser A, Dietz J, Eisenacher M, Meyer HE, Schmiegel W, Holmskov U, Sarrazin C, Sorensen GL, Sitek B, Bracht T Abstract Background/Aims: An estimated 80 million people worldwide are infected with viremic hepatitis C virus (HCV). Even after eradication of HCV with direct acting antivirals (DAAs), hepatic fibrosis remains a risk factor for hepatocarcinogenesis. Recently, we confirmed the applicability of microfibrillar-associated protein 4 (MFAP4) as a serum biomarker for the assessment of hepatic fibrosis. The aim of the present study was to assess the usefulness of MFAP4 as a ...