Cream made from COUGH SYRUP could be the unlikely new remedy for agonising head and face pain

A rub-on cream made from cough medicine, which contains a drug called ambroxol, could be an unlikely new remedy for agonising face pain suffered by thousands of people in the UK.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a serious bacterial infection of the lungs. Symptoms include a persistent bad cough, chest pain, and breathlessness. TB can be life-threatening if a person does not receive treatment, which typically involves a long course of antibiotics. Learn more here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Tuberculosis Source Type: news
​BY ADRIANA PORTO, MD; KELLY LEVASSEUR, DO; &SHANNA JONES, MDA 7-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with intermittent low-grade fever over the previous six days. She also had a sore throat, cough, and nasal congestion. Her mother reported a fever of 105°F with vomiting, cough, and congestion on the day of her presentation. She also noted that the patient complained of right leg pain and refused to walk or bear weight on her right leg, which was new the day of presentation. The patient pointed to the back of her right calf when asked where the pain was located. Her mother said the patient did not ...
Source: The Case Files - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Although temporal arteritis is suggestive of GCA, other causes of temporal arteritis can be identified with temporal artery biopsy. PMID: 31201015 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue de Medecine Interne - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rev Med Interne Source Type: research
The objectives were to evaluate the, usability, feasibility of use, satisfaction, and safety of the Syqe Inhaler Exo (Syqe Inhaler), a metered dose, Pharmacokinetics-validated, cannabis inhaler device in a cohort of hospitalized patients that were using medical cannabis under license as a part of their ongoing medical treatment. METHOD: Before and after inhaling from the Syqe Inhaler, participants were asked to fill a questionnaire regarding pain reduction on a visual analog scale from 0 to 10 and, if relevant, reduction in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and/or spasticity. A patient satisfaction questionnair...
Source: Palliative and Supportive Care - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Tags: Palliat Support Care Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our study demonstrates that there is no evidence that the use of suction drains improves patients outcome and that routinely use of fibrin sealant can be advocated in thyroid surgery as an adjunct to a good surgical procedure. KEY WORDS: Complication, Drainage, Fibrin Sealant, Thyroidectomy. PMID: 31182696 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia - Category: Surgery Tags: Ann Ital Chir Source Type: research
Discussion Facial nerve palsy has been known for centuries, but in 1821 unilateral facial nerve paralysis was described by Sir Charles Bell. Bell’s palsy (BP) is a unilateral, acute facial paralysis that is clinically diagnosed after other etiologies have been excluded by appropriate history, physical examination and/or laboratory testing or imaging. Symptoms include abnormal movement of facial nerve. It can be associated with changes in facial sensation, hearing, taste or excessive tearing. The right and left sides are equally affected but bilateral BP is rare (0.3%). Paralysis can be complete or incomplete at prese...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
In this report, we describe a 37-year-old female with known congenital unilateral pulmonary venous stenosis and a unilateral hypoplastic right pulmonary artery who presented with recurrent episodes of hemoptysis requiring multiple catheter-based interventions and symptomatic pleural effusions requiring multiple large volume thoracenteses. The patient underwent successful video-assisted thoracoscopic pneumonectomy with resolution of symptoms.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Moderate-intensity SBRT might aid in achieving good control of UC tumors without excessive toxicities. Future studies involving larger numbers of patients and longer follow-up times are warranted to confirm the efficacy and feasibility. PMID: 31145016 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Journal of Radiation Biology - Category: Radiology Tags: Int J Radiat Biol Source Type: research
This report demonstrated the surprising effect of pregabalin on the treatment of CRC.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
Abstract CASE PRESENTATION: A 70-year-old lifelong nonsmoking woman with a past medical history of hypertension was referred to the respiratory clinic for evaluation of chronic cough. She presented with a 5-month history of dry cough, night sweats, fatigue, and a 4.5-kg weight loss. Her cough tended to be worse while lying flat. She denied having shortness of breath, chest pain, wheeze, or hemoptysis. She was taking amlodipine for her blood pressure as well as omeprazole for indigestion. She denied having any reflux symptoms or heartburn. She worked as a receptionist for an optician. She did not have any pets at h...
Source: Chest - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Chest Source Type: research
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