Vaccine-Associated Encephalitis in Immunocompromised Child Vaccine-Associated Encephalitis in Immunocompromised Child
This report describes a rare case of an immunocompromised child who developed measles encephalitis after receiving an MMR vaccine.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Wet Weather Brings Japanese Encephalitis to Australia
Southern Australia has recorded its first-ever cases of the disease in an outbreak that has so far killed three people. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 14, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Polyuria, Polydipsia and Possible Diabetes Insipidus?
Discussion The body is smart. It has mechanisms for maintaining balances within the body in a closely controlled manner but allows for a variety of states. This is very true for fluid balance in the body which is highly controlled between almost all of the major body organ systems. When fluid is low, the sensor sends signals for us to drink, and conserves fluid until we can. When the fluid is high, the kidneys excrete the excess and sends signals not to drink. Usually it works very well. While there are many pathological states that can cause polyuria and/or polydipsia, the most common reason is excessive fluid intake beca...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 7, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

COVID-19 May Be Linked to Spontaneous Psychosis. Researchers Are Trying to Figure Out Why
In May 2020, a 33-year-old mother of three in North Carolina started experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Four days later, a different set of symptoms set in. She stopped sleeping well and started having paranoid delusions that people were tracking her through her cell phone—culminating in a frantic scene at a fast-food restaurant, in which she tried to pass her children through the drive-through window, where they’d be safe from the phones and other dangers. A restaurant employee called 911, and emergency medical services workers arrived, gathered up the family, and hurried to the nearby emergency department of...
Source: TIME: Health - March 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Treating encephalitis
World Encephalitis Day will be observed Tuesday, Feb. 22, which makes this a good time to learn about treating this infectious disease. Encephalitis affects nearly 500,000 people of all ages worldwide each year, according to the Encephalitis Society, with young children and older adults most vulnerable. Other risk factors include having a compromised immune system, living in certain areas of the world and the season of the year. Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain. While the… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 18, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Sharing Mayo Clinic: Back from the brink
Mayo Clinic Laboratories ’ comprehensive approach to targeted antibody testing played a crucial and lifesaving role in moving Sheila Lewis to recovery from autoimmune encephalitis. Sheila Lewis doesn’t remember much about the battle against autoimmune encephalitis that almost took her life, but her family can still recall every heartbreaking moment. With Sheila in a coma for 12 days, they had resigned themselves to the fact that they were losing their beloved 61-year-old wife, mother, and grandmother. It looked… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 13, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

TicoVac (Tick-Borne Encephalitis Vaccine Suspension for Intramuscular Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - October 22, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Experts who fear Covid could raise the risk of dementia
Scientists named the syndrome encephalitis lethargica and is estimated to have afflicted more than one million people at the time, according to the journal Brain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI myelography offers alternative to CT for CSF leaks
MRI myelography offers a less invasive way to detect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI show brain changes linked to poorer encephalitis outcomes Are brain MRI findings connected to SARS-CoV-2 in spinal fluid? Deep learning with MR helps monitor hydrocephalus in kids MRI-trained CAD identifies cognitive impairment MRI illuminates neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

TicoVac (Tick-Borne Encephalitis Vaccine Suspension for Intramuscular Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 25, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Pfizer's Tick-borne Encephalitis Vaccine FDA Approves Pfizer's Tick-borne Encephalitis Vaccine
TicoVac is the only vaccine for tick-borne encephalitis to be approved in the United States.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - August 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Approves TicoVac (tick-borne encephalitis vaccine) to Prevent Tick-Borne Encephalitis (TBE)
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE) August 13, 2021 -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved TicoVac (tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) vaccine) for active immunization to prevent TBE in individuals 1... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - August 13, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Deep learning classifies brain tumors on single MRI scans
A deep-learning model was able to classify brain tumors as one of six commo...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows link between white-matter hyperintensities and brain health MRI show brain changes linked to poorer encephalitis outcomes MRI shows gadolinium-based contrast elimination is greater after sleep For brain MRI, a reduced dose of gadobutrol shows promise MRI shows how head impacts affect brains of young football players (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A proactive approach can minimize accident risk in MRI exams
Radiologic technologists can minimize the risk of MRI accidents and ensure patien...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: For practice success, brush up on your coding Healthcare simulation can yield care improvements in radiology Out-of-pocket costs may block women from breast MRI MRI show brain changes linked to poorer encephalitis outcomes Reimagine Well, cancer center create VR MRI game (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Je-Vax (Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine Inactivated) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 4, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news