Victorian diseases have come back to haunt us

Official figures show a rise in disease such as gout, cholera, whooping cough and malnutrition
Source: Telegraph Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: malnutrition whooping cough victorian gout cholera Source Type: news

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Resumo Em dezembro de 2019, um novo coronav írus humano, chamado síndrome respiratória aguda grave do coronavírus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) ou nomeado doença de coronavírus (COVID-19) pela Organização Mundial da Saúde, surgiu na cidade de Wuhan, China. Difundido globalmente, é atualmente considerado pandêmico, com aproximadamente 3 milhões d e casos no mundo no final de abril. Seus sintomas incluem febre, tosse, dor de cabeça e falta de ar, esse último considerado o sintoma principal. Por sua vez, acredita-se que haja uma relaç&ati...
Source: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Resumo Em dezembro de 2019, um novo coronav írus humano, chamado síndrome respiratória aguda grave do coronavírus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) ou nomeado doença de coronavírus (COVID-19) pela Organização Mundial da Saúde, surgiu na cidade de Wuhan, China. Difundido globalmente, é atualmente considerado pandêmico, com aproximadamente 3 milhões d e casos no mundo no final de abril. Seus sintomas incluem febre, tosse, dor de cabeça e falta de ar, esse último considerado o sintoma principal. Por sua vez, acredita-se que haja uma relaç&ati...
Source: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Resumo Em dezembro de 2019, um novo coronav írus humano, chamado síndrome respiratória aguda grave do coronavírus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) ou nomeado doença de coronavírus (COVID-19) pela Organização Mundial da Saúde, surgiu na cidade de Wuhan, China. Difundido globalmente, é atualmente considerado pandêmico, com aproximadamente 3 milhões d e casos no mundo no final de abril. Seus sintomas incluem febre, tosse, dor de cabeça e falta de ar, esse último considerado o sintoma principal. Por sua vez, acredita-se que haja uma relaç&ati...
Source: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Jun 02;172(11):735-742 Authors: Burns RB, Anandaiah A, Rice MB, Smetana GW Abstract Approximately 12 million adults in the United States receive a diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) each year, and it is the fourth leading cause of death. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow obstruction and a constellation of symptoms, including cough, sputum production, and shortness of breath. The main risk factor for COPD is tobacco smoke, but other environmental exposur...
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Ann Intern Med Source Type: research
Conclusion: Mortality was higher than the national average of 3.2%; comorbidity was associated with bad prognosis.
Source: Indian Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
Condition:   Gallbladder Diseases Interventions:   Procedure: Head on bed;   Procedure: Head on pillow Sponsor:   Ajou University School of Medicine Not yet recruiting
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In its latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Diseases Control (CDC) say that there were limited instances of COVID-19 in the U.S. during most of January, and that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease, didn’t start to spread widely until the end of the month and into February. These findings suggest that an aggressive testing and detection program might have mitigated some of the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 and allowed public health officials to contain the infection more reliably. In a telebriefing with reporters, however, CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield said that th...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news
This study aimed to investigate the injury risk in patients with gout. Using the Longitudinal Health Insurance Database (LHID) from 2000 to 2010 in Taiwan, patients with gout (group CFG) and those wi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Condition:   Gallbladder Diseases Interventions:   Procedure: Head on bed;   Procedure: Head on pillow Sponsor:   Ajou University School of Medicine Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
by Stephen P. Wood, MS, ACNP-BC I stood facing the iPad attached to a rolling stand punching in the phone number of the young granddaughter of my intensive care unit patient. He arrived less than twenty-four hours before. I had taken the call the day before from the outside hospital emergency department and the story was grim. This was a seventy-six-year-old male who had acute myeloid leukemia, hypertension, as well as a history of congestive heart failure. He had been sick for the past two days with a fever, a cough and weakness.…
Source: blog.bioethics.net - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: End of Life Care Featured Posts Health Care Public Health #bioethicsontheground #covid19 #diaryofaplagueyear COVID-19 Source Type: blogs
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