Adults Without Measles Immunity Vulnerable to Lethal Complications Adults Without Measles Immunity Vulnerable to Lethal Complications
Measles can infect the appendix, the liver and the membranes protecting the brain in people who are not fully immunized against the virus, a new report confirms.Reuters Health Information
ConclusionAH is a rare type of inguinal hernia usually complicated by appendicitis. Hernia reconstruction should be tailored to each patient individually according to the extent of inguinal canal inflammation.
Publication date: 26 September 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 247, Issue 3301Author(s): Layal Liverpool
Mariella Carrieri Andrea Trevisan A group of 142 bakers was studied in order to investigate the relationship between higher/lower respiratory signs/symptoms and inflammation biomarkers and occupational exposure to flour dust. A complete upper and lower respiratory tract evaluation was performed. Seven percent of bakers complained of lower respiratory symptoms, while 22% of them complained of upper respiratory symptoms. Fifty five percent of the bakers were allergic, and 37.1% showed sensitization to occupational allergens. Abnormal spirometries were found in 15% of bakers, while fractional exhaled nitric oxide (Fe...
Authors: Klein A, Kamann S, Högg C, Oppel EM PMID: 32974714 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: Available online 26 September 2020Source: Annals of Medicine and SurgeryAuthor(s): Pushpa Veeralakshmanan, James Ackah, Pedram Panahi, Rashid Ibrahim, Mark Coleman
CONCLUSION: Atopic disorders, previously recognized as predictors of poor sleep, are associated with COPCs after accounting for sleep problems. PMID: 32975542 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) strain has resulted in restrictions potentially impacting patients presenting with acute appendicitis and their disease burden.
The number of children showing up in emergency departments with anaphylaxis may spike during Halloween and Easter, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information
Publication date: Available online 24 September 2020Source: International Journal of Surgery Case ReportsAuthor(s): Davek Sharma, Jacob Katsnelson, Emmanuel Nwachuku, Jeffrey Kolff