One Billion People Have Preventable Eye Conditions, Increasingly Linked to Lifestyle Choices, According to WHO
A child receives treatment in the northeastern district of Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPS By External SourceGENEVA, Oct 8 2019 (IPS) A staggering 2.2 billion people already suffer from eye conditions and visual impairment today, but the global need for eye care is set to increase “dramatically”, with lack of exercise a key factor, the UN health agency said on Tuesday, unveiling its first ever report on vision across the world. While welcoming recent successes in eliminating common conditions such as trachoma in eight countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) highlighted evidence indicating ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Conjunctivitis in Dupilumab Clinical Trials Conjunctivitis in Dupilumab Clinical Trials
While ocular disorders, including allergic conjunctivitis, are common in patients with atopic dermatitis, studies have suggested that dupilumab-treated patients have an increased conjunctivitis risk.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 25, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Day Care Directors Are Playing Doctor, and Parents Suffer
Many policies on children with minor ailments are unhelpful. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 16, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Aaron E. Carroll Tags: Day Care Centers Conjunctivitis Hygiene and Cleanliness Antibiotics Parenting Source Type: news

Risk of antibiotic resistant meningococcal infections in Hajj pilgrims
Editorial discusses PHE report of resistant meningococcal conjunctivitis in people returning from Mecca, highlighting urgent need to review currently recommended prophylactic measures for Hajj pilgrims, and how best to prevent spread of N meningitidis amongst mass gatherings. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eton's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA nod; shares tumble
Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for conjunctivitis, sending its shares tumbling nearly 20 percent in extended trading. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Conjunctivitis Caused by Toxigenic Corynebacterium ulcerans --- Missouri, 2018
On December 12, 2018, an immunocompromised man with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, aged 73 years, was evaluated by an ophthalmologist for left eyelid redness, swelling, and eye discharge and received a diagnosis of ligneous (pseudomembranous) conjunctivitis. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 11, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Conjunctivitis MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pseudomonas Source Type: news

Prevalence of ocular injuries, conjunctivitis and musculoskeletal disorders-related issues as occupational hazards among dental practitioners in the city of Salem: a randomized cross-sectional study - Revankar VD, Chakravarthy Y, Naveen S, Aarthi G, Mallikarjunan DY, Noon AM.
BACKGROUND: Similar to several other occupations, dentists are also stricken by bounteous occupational health hazards (OHHs) such as musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and ocular health-related issues. AIMS: The aim of this study was to evaluate the diffusio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Neonatal Conjunctivitis Caused by N. meningitidis Neonatal Conjunctivitis Caused by N. meningitidis
This case describes a rare occurrence of neonatal conjunctivitis caused by Neisseria meningitidis.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Minor ailments training for Welsh pharmacists could ‘free up GP time’
New minor ailments training for pharmacists is set to‘free up GP time’, the Welsh Government announced last week (23 May).  A£100,000 investment will see 50 pharmacists across the country receive specialist training in triaging and treating minor ailments such as chicken pox, conjunctivitis, sore throats, acute backache and acute dermatitis.  This will relieve the‘growing pressure’ on primary care services and‘free up GP time to manage more complex patient cases’, the Government said.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - May 29, 2019 Category: Practice Management Authors: costanzapearce Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Source Type: news

Child Diagnosed With Measles In Mass., Public In Quincy And Weymouth Warned About Exposure
BOSTON (CBS) — The Mass. Department of Public Health (DPH) is warning the public that a child recently diagnosed with the measles may have exposed others in multiple public locations. Anyone who visited the following locations who are not sure if they are immune to the disease should contact their health care provider: The Weymouth Club on Finnell Drive in Weymouth on May 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jack ‘n’ Jill Childcare at Marina Bay on Victory Road in North Quincy on May 21 from 8:15 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Star Market on Granite Avenue in Quincy on May 22 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Measles Quincy News Weymouth News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: What parents need to know about pink eye
A case of?conjunctivitis?- also known as pink eye - used to mean a trip to the doctor's office, antibiotics and keeping your child home from school. That's no longer the case. ?Dr. Marcie Billings,? a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, explains what parents should know about this common viral infection. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/jnTh2CSO61I Journalists: [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 23, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Bluejay Diagnostics, Inc. Announces CE Mark For Its Allereye(R) Tear Total IgE Test
The Allereye® Tear Total IgE Test is the only non-invasive, rapid, point-of-care test for allergic conjunctivitis. ACTON, Mass., April 9, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bluejay Diagnostics, Inc. (Bluejay) is pleased to announce t... Diagnostics, Regulatory Bluejay Diagnostics, Allereye, Tear Total IgE, conjunctivitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aldeyra Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from the Phase 3 ALLEVIATE Trial in Patients with Allergic Conjunctivitis
Primary endpoint of ocular itch score area under the curve achieved for both tested reproxalap concentrations Key secondary endpoint of clinically relevant two-point ocular itch score improvement achieved for both tested reproxalap concentrations Com... Biopharmaceuticals, Ophthalmology Aldeyra Therapeutics, reproxalap, allergic conjunctivitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Measles Outbreak in an Era of Stricter Immunization Requirements --- California, March 2018
On March 4, 2018, an unvaccinated adolescent boy, aged 15 years, who had recently returned from England and Wales, where measles outbreaks were occurring, was evaluated by a physician for fever, cough, coryza, conjunctivitis, Koplik spots, and rash. Measles virus nucleic acid was detected in an oropharyngeal swab and in urine tested at the Santa Clara County (California) Public Health Department. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 28, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarette) Hepatitis B Hepatitis B Vaccination Measles Measles Vaccination MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Outbreaks Pregnancy Smoking and Women Transmission Women's Health Source Type: news

Medicinal plants from Pakistan found to be effective natural cures for conjunctivitis
(Natural News) Drug resistance due to the widespread use of antibiotics is a rising concern in the modern world. Because of this, many infectious diseases tend to last longer and have become harder to treat. Fortunately, there are a lot of medicinal plants with antibacterial properties that can be used for the treatment of these... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat pinkeye at home
Pinkeye, or conjunctivitis, is a common eye condition. People can relieve irritation, itchiness, and discomfort at home, using various natural remedies. In this article, we discuss five possible home remedies for pinkeye. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

How to Prevent and Treat Eye Allergies
THURSDAY, Jan. 31, 2019 -- When it comes to allergies, allergic rhinitis with its congested, itchy nose gets a lot of attention. But for some, allergic conjunctivitis with itchy, watery eyes is the greater nuisance. You might even have both... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 31, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Conjunctivitis Seen in Patients on Dupixent
(MedPage Today) -- Effectiveness of agent against atopic dermatitis also makes eyes vulnerable (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Maryland College Freshman Dies of Same Virus That Killed 11 Kids in N.J. Medical Facility
A University of Maryland freshman has died after contracting the same strain of adenovirus that killed 11 children in a New Jersey health clinic earlier this fall. The student, who was identified as 18-year-old Olivia Paregol by her father, died after contracting adenovirus 7, according to WJLA. The school confirmed in a statement that a student died of the virus, but declined to release her name. The virus is linked to symptoms such as respiratory problems or conjunctivitis, according to the CDC. “She definitely appeared to be getting sicker and sicker,” Ian Paregol, her father, told WJLA. “It is the wor...
Source: TIME: Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Maryland onetime public health Source Type: news

A Virus Outbreak Has Killed 6 Children at a New Jersey Health Center. Here ’s What to Know
A viral illness outbreak has killed six children and infected 12 others at a medical facility in New Jersey, state health officials confirmed Tuesday. Eighteen cases of adenovirus, six of them fatal, have been confirmed among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, according to a statement from the New Jersey Department of Health. An investigation is ongoing, but the center has agreed not to admit new patients until the outbreak is deemed over. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said in a statement Tuesday that state and local health officials are working to contain the outbreak. ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime New Jersey onetime Source Type: news

A Virus Outbreak Has Killed 7 Children at a New Jersey Health Center. Here ’s What to Know
A viral illness outbreak has killed seven children and infected 11 others at a medical facility in New Jersey, state health officials announced Wednesday. The New Jersey Department of Health initially announced that 18 cases of adenovirus, six of them fatal, had been confirmed among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell. On Wednesday, officials announced that a seventh child, who was among the 18 original confirmed cases, died on Tuesday. An investigation is ongoing, but the center has agreed not to admit new patients until the outbreak is deemed over. New Jersey Governor Phil...
Source: TIME: Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime New Jersey onetime Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Coping with conjunctivitis
Pink eye (conjunctivitis)?is an inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane (conjunctiva) that lines your eyelid and covers the white part of your eyeball. When small blood vessels in the conjunctiva become inflamed, they're more visible. This is what causes the whites of your eyes to appear reddish or pink. Pink eye is commonly caused [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Severe Dermatitis Tied to Dupilumab-Associated Conjunctivitis Severe Dermatitis Tied to Dupilumab-Associated Conjunctivitis
Severe disease at baseline may be one of the factors associated with the development of conjunctivitis following treatment of atopic dermatitis with dupilumab, according to a small retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Ocular Munchhausen's syndrome: self-inflicted conjunctivitis - Chokrani H, Bengarai W, Tabet Aouel S, Abdallah EH, Berraho A.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Hay fever rates smash records
Over 45,000 people presented to GP practices in the first fortnight of June Related items fromOnMedica Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis Managing minor illness in primary care – rhinitis Climate change will extend the hay fever season GPs see surge in summer hay fever (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it mean when your eyes are glassy?
When a person is tired, their eyes can become glassy or cloudy. In other cases, glassiness in one or both eyes can signal an underlying medical condition. Some, like conjunctivitis, require treatment and can be severe. In this article, learn why eyes become glassy, how the symptom is treated, and ways to prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Aldeyra Therapeutics Appoints David McMullin as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy
LEXINGTON, Mass., May 10, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALDX) (Aldeyra), a biotechnology company devoted to development of next-generation medicines to improve the lives of patients with immune-media... Biopharmaceuticals, Ophthalmology, Personnel Aldeyra Therapeutics, reproxalap, conjunctivitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes mucus strands in the eyes?
Mucus fishing syndrome is a condition where a person continually fishes excess strands of mucus from the surface of their eye. Constantly removing the mucus can cause further irritation. Causes include conjunctivitis, dry eye, and physical irritation. Learn more about causes and treatments for mucus fishing syndrome. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Aldeyra Therapeutics Announces First Patient Enrolled in Allergic Conjunctivitis Phase 3 Clinical Trial
LEXINGTON, Mass., April 24, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALDX) (Aldeyra), a biotechnology company devoted to development of next-generation medicines to improve the lives of patients with inflammato... Biopharmaceuticals, Ophthalmology Aldeyra Therapeutics, reproxalap, allergic conjunctivitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fertility warning: Antihistamines linked to fertility problems in men
COMMON allergy drugs have been linked to fertility problems in men.Antihistamines are often used to relieve symptoms of allergies, such as hay fever, hives, conjunctivitis and reactions to insect bites or stings, and are available either over-the-counter or on prescription. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antihistamines linked to fertility problems in men
Animal studies suggest the anti-allergy drugs may affect the production of male sexual hormonesCommon allergy drugs have been linked to fertility problems in men.Antihistamines are often used to relieve symptoms of allergies such as hay fever, hives, conjunctivitis and reactions to insect bites or stings and are available either over-the-counter or on prescription.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Staff and agencies Tags: Fertility problems Allergies Medical research Drugs Health Science Society World news Source Type: news

Health Tip: Controlling Pinkeye
--Pinkeye, medically called conjunctivitis,is an inflammation of the thin tissue covering the white part of theeyeand the inside of the eyelid. It's easily spread as hands become contaminated with discharge from an infected eye or by direct contact... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Erlotinib Overdose Tied to Conjunctivitis
Findings in case study of man being treated for non - small - cell lung cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 17, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Problems with pink eye
Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is an inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane (conjunctiva) that lines your eyelid and covers the white part of your eyeball. When small blood vessels in the conjunctiva become inflamed, they're more visible. This is what causes the whites of your eyes to appear reddish or pink. Pink eye is commonly [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 8, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Rwanda:Understanding Conjunctivitis
[New Times] Conjunctivitis, also called "pinkeye", is defined as an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelids and the whites of the eyes. Conjunctivitis can affect children and adults. The most common symptoms of conjunctivitis include a red eye and discharge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gerbil bite anaphylaxis - a rare case report - Watson J, Schobitz E, Davis J.
Household pets are well known to cause allergic symptoms in susceptible individuals, most commonly conjunctivitis, rhinitis, bronchospasm or urticaria. The increasing prevalence of exotic pets, including rodents, may introduce novel allergens into the hous... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

High Resolution Rate in Viral Conjunctivitis
(MedPage Today) -- Almost 80% of patients virus free by day 6 (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Dexamethasone/Povidone-Iodine Effective for Conjunctivitis Dexamethasone/Povidone-Iodine Effective for Conjunctivitis
The experimental combination led to clinical resolution and viral eradication in a randomized, controlled phase 2 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Tx for Allergic Conjunctivitis Falls Short: Ophthalmology Times
(MedPage Today) -- Also, new treatment for pediatric anterior uveitis (Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology)
Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology - October 11, 2017 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

America & #039;s Blood Supply Can Now Be Screened for Zika
America’s blood supply is better protected from the Zika virus, now that FDA has approved the first test designed to detect the virus in blood donations. Learn about the IVD market at BIOMEDevice San Jose, Dec. 6-7, 2017.  The cobas Zika test from Roche has already been used by several U.S. blood collection establishments under an investigational new drug application (IND). The test can also screen for the virus RNA in specimens collected from living organ donors. “Screening blood donations for the Zika virus is critical to preventing infected donations from entering the U.S. blood supply,” said Pet...
Source: MDDI - October 10, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: IVD Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Antibiotics for Viral Conjunctivitis: It's Still Happening Antibiotics for Viral Conjunctivitis: It's Still Happening
According to a new study, prescription of antibiotics for viral conjunctivitis continues to be a widespread practice.'Sobering'and'discouraging,'says an optometrist.Medscape Optometry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Brisbane mother left blinded and paralysed by a parasite
Claire Wilkinson, 38, from Brisbane, has battled the acanthamoeba keratitis parasite for a decade - despite doctors initially saying she just had conjunctivitis. Treatment has failed to kill the bug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 38, left blinded, bald and paralysed by a PARASITE
Claire Wilkinson, 38, from Brisbane, has battled the acanthamoeba keratitis parasite for a decade - despite doctors initially saying she just had conjunctivitis. Treatment has failed to kill the bug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Realm Therapeutics to initiate Phase II trial for allergic conjunctivitis
Realm Therapeutics is set to initiate a Phase II clinical trial of PR013 to treat allergic conjunctivitis (AC), following approval of its investigational new drug (IND) application by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - September 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Red eyes? Constant irritation could be symptom of THIS often undiagnosed syndrome
RED and irritated eyes are symptoms of floppy eyelid syndrome, a condition which often goes undiagnosed and is confused with conjunctivitis and dry eyes. However, virtually all of sufferers have obstructive sleep apnoea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Oriental eye fly that transmits conjunctivitis newly recorded in China
(Pensoft Publishers) Some grass fly species are known as 'eye flies' as they transmit conjunctivitis, as well as other eye diseases, to both humans and domestic animals. The larvae feed on feces or thrive in decaying flesh, so they can usually be found in birds' nests, excrement or carcasses. In a paper published in the open-access journal ZooKeys, a team of scientists record four grass fly species in China with three of them new to science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 3, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Title: Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - July 18, 2017 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

How Common Are STIs?
Discussion Of the 30 different microbes which can be transmitted by sexual contact, 8 have the greatest incidence of transmitting disease. Four are curable (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis and Trichomoniasis) and 4 are incurable at present (Hepatitis B, Herpes simplex virus (HSV), Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Human papillomavirus (HPV)). Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are important as they can cause: Increased rates of acquisition of other STIs (ie HSV and syphilis increase the rate of HIV infection acquisition) Pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility Stillbirth and neonatal death Neonatal morbidity i...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 17, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

WHO issues warning about rise of drug-resistant gonorrhoea
Conclusion The increase in antimicrobial resistance towards drugs used to treat gonorrhoea is reaching a critical stage, especially given how common the infection is worldwide, with an estimated 78 million new cases in 2012. This study raises concerns around an important topic while also proposing strategies to help address the slow pace of research and development of new drugs. The prevention of gonorrhoea is equally, if not more, important. The most effective way to prevent gonorrhoea is to always use a condom during sex, including anal and oral sex. Read more advice about sexually transmitted infections and how to prev...
Source: NHS News Feed - July 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medication QA articles Source Type: news

Lupin launches generic conjunctivitis treatment medicine in US
The product is produced at Lupin's Pithampur manufacturing facility, it added. The medicine is generic equivalent of Novartis Corp's Vigamox Ophthalmic solution. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news