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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 11, 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

GPs see surge in summer hay fever
Number of cases 50% higher than the same period last year Related items fromOnMedica Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis Climate change will extend the hay fever season Sublingual immunotherapy effective in children with allergies Managing minor illness in primary care – rhinitis Fewer allergies in those who lived early life on a farm (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 3, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Antibiotic Eye Drops Often Unhelpful for Pinkeye
Conjunctivitis, or pinkeye, often goes away without treatment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Antibiotics Eyes and Eyesight Chlamydia Conjunctivitis Sexually Transmitted Diseases Bacteria Source Type: news

Pink eye (conjunctivitis)
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Red Eye, Green Discharge
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 17 year old male presents to your office with a red left eye. He says that last night he began having pain, redness, and irritation, and upon wakening today the symptoms were much more severe. At first the discharge was scant, but over the course of the day it worsened such that he has to continually wipe away " thick, green material. On exam, visual acuities are 6/6 in the right eye vs. 6/15 in the left eye. The right eye is not injected and normal on slit lamp examination. On examination of the left eye, there is severe injection and bogginess of the conjunctiva 360 degrees with ...
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - June 19, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Is your doctor prescribing the wrong treatment for pink eye?
(American Academy of Ophthalmology) A new study suggests that most people with acute conjunctivitis, or pink eye, are getting the wrong treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Clears Cetirizine Eye Drops for Allergic Conjunctivitis FDA Clears Cetirizine Eye Drops for Allergic Conjunctivitis
Cetirizine ophthalmic solution 0.24% (Zerviate) is the first topical ocular formulation of the antihistamine for treatment of ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Approves Topical Antihistamine for Allergic Conjunctivitis
(MedPage Today) -- Okays cetirizine ophthalmic solution (Zerviate) for ocular itching (Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology)
Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology - May 31, 2017 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Bluejay Diagnostics' Board Of Directors Announces Appointment Of Douglas C. Wurth As Chairman
ACTON, Mass., May 22, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bluejay Diagnostics, Inc. (Bluejay) today announced that its board of directors unanimously named Douglas C. Wurth as the Company's chairman, effective immediately. Mr. Wurth rece... Diagnostics, Personnel Bluejay Diagnostics, Allereye, Conjunctivitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hopes for early warning glaucoma detector
New test could reveal signs of change a decade before damage is done Related items fromOnMedica Eye problems Eye problems: the eyelids Eye test may reveal signs of dementia Infective conjunctivitis cases ‘clogging up’ GP appointments system STPs can help CCGs deliver eye care at scale (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 28, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 12, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Spring health cheat sheet
As the spring weather approaches, many common winter infections recede. However, warmer temperatures can introduce a new set of health challenges. As trees and flowers bloom and grass grows, susceptible children will start to display symptoms of seasonal allergies, triggering flares of asthma and eczema. And, As children spend more time outdoors, parents also need to watch for exposure to ticks, poison ivy and excess sun. Here are a few tips to keeping your child healthy this spring. Seasonal allergies: What can you do? During allergy season: have your child bathe after spending time outdoors to ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 7, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Carolyn Sax Tags: Health & Wellness Parenting allergies asthma Carolyn Sax conjunctivitis lyme disease sunburn Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Red eyes: List of common causes
In this article, learn about the common causes of red eye, including conjunctivitis, corneal ulcer, dry eye syndrome, and subconjunctival hemorrhage. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Sublingual Odactra Approved for House Dust Mite Allergy Sublingual Odactra Approved for House Dust Mite Allergy
The FDA has approved Odactra, the first sublingual allergen extract for the treatment of house dust mite-induced allergic rhinitis, with or without conjunctivitis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA approves Odactra for house dust mite allergies
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Odactra, the first allergen extract to be administered under the tongue (sublingually) to treat house dust mite (HDM)-induced nasal inflammation (allergic rhinitis), with or without eye inflammation (conjunctivitis), in people 18 through 65 years of age. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - March 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

FDA approves Odactra for house dust mite allergies
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Odactra, the first allergen extract to be administered under the tongue (sublingually) to treat house dust mite (HDM)-induced nasal inflammation (allergic rhinitis), with or without eye inflammation (conjunctivitis), in people 18 through 65 years of age. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 1, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Four questions predict need for skin prick test
Four simple questions can help GPs identify patients who think they have allergy don ’t, study finds Related items fromOnMedica Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis Doctor, do I have a food allergy? Good evidence for sublingual immunotherapy Giving babies eggs and peanuts early cuts allergy risk Fewer allergies in those who lived early life on a farm (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 27, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Gulu Runs Out of Drugs for Red Eyes
[Monitor] Gulu -Gulu District is facing an acute shortage of drugs meant for treating patients suffering from conjunctivitis also known as red eyes, a situation likely to pose hurdles in combating spread of the highly transmissible eye disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Avian influenza outbreak: Human symptoms of potentially fatal virus ‘bird flu’ revealed
AVIAN flu, also known as bird flu is a virus can affect humans - causing symptoms ranging from mild conjunctivitis to to severe pneumonia and even death. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Medical Problems Do Laundry Pods Cause?
Discussion Laundry detergent capsules are small, single-use pod, liquidtab or sachets with concentrated cleaning product encased in a water dissolvable membrane. They are brightly colored and promote use by being conveniently single-use. They are used mainly for laundry and dishwashers, and look similar to candy or toys which encourages ingestion by children. They were first used in Europe in 2001, and then were marketed in the U.S. in 2010. Not long afterwards, there was an increase in Poison Control Center calls regarding exposure to the products particularly by small children. An analysis from 2012-2013 found the number...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 19, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Advise for parents on conjunctivitis: Don't go to GP
The Royal College of GPs has produced a poster advising parents what to do if their child has conjunctivitis.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - December 12, 2016 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Family health Baby Care Infections Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Advice for parents on conjunctivitis: Don't go to GP
The Royal College of GPs has produced a poster advising parents what to do if their child has conjunctivitis.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - December 12, 2016 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Family health Baby Care Infections Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Noveome begins Phase II trial of ST266 to treat allergic conjunctivitis
US-based clinical stage biotherapeutics company Noveome has begun its Phase II clinical trial of ST266 to treat allergic conjunctivitis. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - December 7, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Avian influenza outbreak: Human symptoms of potentially fatal virus ‘bird flu’ revealed
AVIAN flu, also known as bird flu is a virus can affect humans - causing symptoms ranging from mild conjunctivitis to to severe pneumonia and even death. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas Woman Has The State's First Locally Transmitted Case Of Zika Virus
This article image has been updated to include a female Aedes aegypti mosquito, the type that carries Zika virus. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College warns of conjunctivitis pressure on primary care
Schools and childcare providers are being told that children with conjunctivitis do not need to see a practice nurse or a GP, as part of a bid to reduce unnecessary primary care appointments. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 15, 2016 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Self care for conjunctivitis could save 160,000 GP visits a year, warns RCGP
Schools are wasting around 160,000 GP appointments a year by refusing to admit children with conjunctivitis unless they have a prescription for antibiotics, the RCGP has warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - November 14, 2016 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

Nurseries ‘clogging’ GP appointments by insisting children receive antibiotics for conjunctivitis
An estimated 160,000 GP appointments could be freed up if schools and nurseries stop sending home children with infective conjunctivitis, according to the RCGP.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - November 14, 2016 Category: Practice Management Authors: aharrold Tags: Patient Access Patients Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Nurseries ‘clogging’ GP appointments by insisting children receive antibiotics for conjunctivitis
An estimated 160,000 GP appointments could be freed up if schools and nurseries stop sending home children with infective conjunctivitis, according to the RCGP.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - November 14, 2016 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Family health Infections Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Infective conjunctivitis cases ‘clogging up’ GP appointments system
Change your policies to free up 160,000 slots, RCGP urges schools and nurseries Related items fromOnMedica Progress made in cutting antimicrobial resistance Most UK nurseries ’ sickness policies out of step with public health guidance (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 13, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Conjunctivitis clogs up more than kids ’ eyes
An estimated 160,000 GP appointments could be freed up if schools stopped sending home children with infective conjunctivitis, according to the Royal College of General Practitioners. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 13, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Zika in the ED (Emergency Department): How Emergency Care Staff Can Take Action
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 11/01/2016 This 56-minute conference call for emergency providers discusses critical information about Zika, such as how to identify people at risk for infection either through recent travel or through sex with someone infected with Zika; to examine the importance of screening protocols; and to understand likely symptoms, such as fever, rash, and conjunctivitis. Speakers also discuss key nursing assessment, clinical interventions, and the general process for reporting Zika cases. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 8, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news