A near-fatal encounter with acute suicidal behavior in anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate autoimmune encephalitis - Lee E, Kim M, Kyoung KH, Jun JY.
Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis (anti-NMDARE) is a complex neuropsychiatric syndrome known for its diverse neurological manifestations, often involving psychiatric symptoms and seizures that elevate the risk of suicidal ideation and behavio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Criminality in patients with autoimmune encephalitis: a case series - Michael S, Varley J, Williams R, Bajorek T, Easton A, Irani SR.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Despite it being an immunotherapy-responsive neurological syndrome, patients with autoimmune encephalitis (AE) frequently exhibit residual neurobehavioural features. Here, we report criminal behaviours as a serious and novel postenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

What is viral encephalitis? How up to 60% of cases of rare brain infection that causes flu-like symptoms and was suffered by late Pogues singer Shane MacGowan go undiagnosed
The legendary Irish rocker, who was behind the iconic Christmas song Fairytale of New York, died 'peacefully' at 3am today with his wife Victoria Mary Clarke and family by his side. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malpractice dos and don'ts: Primer scoops top RSNA award
The authors of a practical guide designed to help radiologists avoid malpractice claims have received one of 17 magna cum laude awards handed out by the RSNA 2023 judges. Another prizewinner is about imaging of syphilis. "The majority of radiologists will face litigation in their careers," noted Luke Michael Wojdyla, a second-year radiology resident, and radiologist James Y. Chen, MD, both of UC San Diego Health in California, adding that in a 2021 survey, 71% of radiologists said they had been sued. "Despite this, dedicated teaching of medicolegal issues is often lacking or incomplete in radiology training programs. Res...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 29, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Philip Ward Tags: MRI RSNA 2023 Source Type: news

RECOMMENDATIONS AND REPORTS: Tick-Borne Encephalitis Vaccine: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2023
ACIP recommendations for use of the TBE vaccine among U.S. travelers and laboratory workers. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 9, 2023 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Ticks Travel Health Vaccination Source Type: news

How Old Do You Have to Be To Receive Yellow Fever Vaccine?
Discussion In the United States, Yellow Fever (YF) is rare and usually due to traveler’s coming to the US from Africa (34 countries) or South America (13 countries, see maps here) This wasn’t always true. There were numerous outbreaks in the past few centuries. However, after the Spanish-American War, a YF commission was sent to Cuba that proved YF was mosquito-borne and 1 year later major improvement was seen due to a multi-pronged mosquito control program. “In May 1900, the U.S. Army,…formed the U.S. Army Yellow Fever Commission to gather data in Cuba that might inspire improvements in the publi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 9, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Roche to present new key clinical and real-world data at ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS 2023 showcasing strength of long-term outcomes in MS and NMOSD
Late-breaking results from Phase III trial of OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) subcutaneous injection and Phase II trial of BTK inhibitorfenebrutinib in multiple sclerosis (MS) will be presented10-year OCREVUS efficacy and safety data show significant benefit in slowing long-term disability progression and consistent long-term safety profile in MSAdditional OCREVUS real-world and clinical data show impact for underrepresented populations including more than 3,200 pregnant women and Black and Hispanic/Latinx patients with MSLonger-term safety data and late-breaking efficacy data from Phase III trial of ENSPRYNG (satralizumab) inneurom...
Source: Roche Media News - October 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche to present new key clinical and real-world data at ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS 2023 showcasing strength of long-term outcomes in MS and NMOSD
Late-breaking results from Phase III trial of OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) subcutaneous injection and Phase II trial of BTK inhibitorfenebrutinib in multiple sclerosis (MS) will be presented10-year OCREVUS efficacy and safety data show significant benefit in slowing long-term disability progression and consistent long-term safety profile in MSAdditional OCREVUS real-world and clinical data show impact for underrepresented populations including more than 3,200 pregnant women and Black and Hispanic/Latinx patients with MSLonger-term safety data and late-breaking efficacy data from Phase III trial of ENSPRYNG (satralizumab) inneurom...
Source: Roche Investor Update - October 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rat-Borne Parasite That Can Cause Brain Disease Spreading in Southern U.S.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2023 -- Brown rats found and analyzed near Atlanta now carry rat lungworm, researchers report. It ' s a parasite that can trigger a dangerous brain encephalitis in both people and pets, and which now threatens a wide area of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Two people in Michigan test positive for rare mosquito-borne 'Jamestown Canyon virus' that has a 50% hospitalization rate
The cases are the first detected in the US this year and the 14th and 15th ever detected in Michigan. In severe cases, the disease can cause encephalitis and seizures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cases of Tick-Borne Illnesses Are on the Rise. Some Experts Believe Climate Change is the Cause
(NEW YORK) — In 2022, doctors recorded the first confirmed case of tick-borne encephalitis virus acquired in the United Kingdom. It began with a bike ride. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] A 50-year-old man was mountain biking in the North Yorkshire Moors, a national park in England known for its vast expanses of woodland and purple heather. At some point on his ride, at least one black-legged tick burrowed into his skin. Five days later, the mountain biker developed symptoms commonly associated with a viral infection — fatigue, muscle pain, fever. At first, he seemed to be on the mend, bu...
Source: TIME: Health - July 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ZOYA TEIRSTEIN / Grist/AP Tags: Uncategorized climate change healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Tick-Borne Encephalitis Cases Increasing in France Tick-Borne Encephalitis Cases Increasing in France
Most cases were traced to known areas of risk within the country.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 24, 2023 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Powassan Detected by Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing Powassan Detected by Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing
Find out how metagenomic next-generation sequencing identified Powassan virus as the cause of encephalitis in a young patient.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Tick-Borne Encephalitis in Pregnant Woman and Sequelae Tick-Borne Encephalitis in Pregnant Woman and Sequelae
This report of a severe case of tick-borne encephalitis in an expectant mother highlights the importance of vaccination.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news