Most COVID Transmission Is Still Asymptomatic
(MedPage Today) -- A cough or sneeze in the checkout line at the grocery store may elicit fear of COVID-19, but that maskless person quietly sitting next to you on the subway could pose just as much of a threat, public health experts say. A significant... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 10, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Trends over 2 decades in adolescent suicidal and recreational ingestions of over-the-counter Coricidin preparations - Sheridan DC, Marshall R, Lin A, Hughes A, Horowitz BZ.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess national trends in recreational and suicidal ingestions of over-the-counter cough preparations that contain Coricidin. METHODS: Using the American Association of Poison Control Center's National Poison... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Three Key Strategies to Improve Maternal Vaccination Rates
(MedPage Today) -- Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, pregnant women were at a high risk for negative health outcomes from certain vaccine-preventable infectious diseases such as the flu and whooping cough. The pandemic taught us two valuable lessons... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - May 1, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Infection can cause digestive symptoms 'you may not expect'
A COVID infection can bring with it a number of potential symptoms, though some people may be asymptomatic. There are also some more surprising potential signs, alongside fever and a cough. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer: Have you had a new cough for longer than two weeks? That is a sign
THE NHS says that there are usually no signs or symptoms in the early stages, though symptoms of lung cancer develop as the condition progresses. There are certain signs in a cough indicating you should see a GP. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New three-year data for Roche ’s Evrysdi (risdiplam) show long-term improvements in survival and motor milestones in babies with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
91% of infants treated withEvrysdi in the FIREFISH study were still alive at three yearsInfants treated withEvrysdi maintained or continued to improve in measures of motor function, including their ability to sit without support for 5 and 30 secondsEvrysdi has proven efficacy in infants and adults, with over 5,000 patients treated to dateBasel, 29 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new three-year data from the FIREFISH study, including one-year data from the open label extension, reinforcing the long-term efficacy and safety of Evrysdi ® (risdiplam) in infants with symptomatic Type 1 spinal mu...
Source: Roche Media News - April 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New three-year data for Roche ’s Evrysdi (risdiplam) show long-term improvements in survival and motor milestones in babies with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
91% of infants treated withEvrysdi in the FIREFISH study were still alive at three yearsInfants treated withEvrysdi maintained or continued to improve in measures of motor function, including their ability to sit without support for 5 and 30 secondsEvrysdi has proven efficacy in infants and adults, with over 5,000 patients treated to dateBasel, 29 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new three-year data from the FIREFISH study, including one-year data from the open label extension, reinforcing the long-term efficacy and safety of Evrysdi ® (risdiplam) in infants with symptomatic Type 1 spinal mu...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid symptoms: Hives, prickly heat or chilblains are infection warnings found on skin
COVID symptoms, according to public health authorities, are a cough, fever and difficulty breathing. But other symptoms have since joined the list including those related to your skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don ’t call them anti-vaxxers – that just further erodes people’s trust | Gary Finnegan
There ’s been a worrying decline in diphtheria, polio and measles jabs. We should heed the lessons of Covid-19We forgot about measles. And tetanus and diphtheria. And polio. In the race to vaccinate the world against Covid-19, the global drive to suppress some of the biggest killers in history has fallen back.Almost12n doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in less than 18 months – a stunning achievement, even if the global distribution has been uneven. Yet more than30 million children have missed out on other basic vaccinations during the pandemic, with south-east Asia and the eastern Mediterranean region be...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 25, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Gary Finnegan Tags: Vaccines and immunisation Coronavirus Infectious diseases World news Health Society Science Immunology Source Type: news

What is in the Differential Diagnosis for Red, Orange or Yellow Skin Conditions?
Discussion This is the first in a short case series of differential diagnoses of colored skin conditions. A differential diagnosis by distribution and common pattern can be found here. For green, blue and violet conditions, a review can be found here. For black and white conditions, a review can be found here. For brown and grey conditions, a review can be found here. Note that any color can be a normal variant for an individual or is physiologic for a given state. The skin is the largest organ of the body. It can be easily examined but for many clinicians continues to be difficult to describe what they are seeing. Analo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 25, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Mysterious Liver Disease In Children: CDC Issues Advisory On Acute Hepatitis
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Hepatitis Source Type: news

Kindergarten Vaccination Rates For Measles, Mumps, Tetanus Fell Due To Pandemic Disruptions, CDC Says
Mandatory vaccine coverage for diseases like whooping cough and chickenpox decreased among kindergarteners last year as kids fell behind on their shots, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zachary Snowdon Smith, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Leadership /leadership Education /education Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Pfizer offers AU$100 million for Australian company that developed COVID-19 cough diagnostic app
The proposed acquisition and research partnership will add ​​ to the biopharmaceutical giant ' s growing digital capabilities and bolster its efforts " to pave a new era for digital health " . (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 21, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Man, 60, gets dental drill bit lodged in lungs for FOUR DAYS after inhaling it
Tom Jozsi, 60, was getting a tooth filling at a surgery in Illinois when he suddenly felt 'a cough'. Doctors removed the dental drill bit using a device normally reserved for cancer patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cough-Specific QOL Linked to Poor Outcomes in ILD Patients Cough-Specific QOL Linked to Poor Outcomes in ILD Patients
Poor cough-specific quality-of-life scores were associated with hospitalization, death, and lung transplantation in patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news