Enterovirus D68 Surveillance, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 2016 Enterovirus D68 Surveillance, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 2016
How did the overall effects of the 2016 outbreak of enterovirus D68 infection differ from the 2014 outbreak?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

More U.S. Kids Have Recently Been Diagnosed with a Mysterious Paralyzing Illness
(NEW YORK) — More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they still aren’t sure what’s causing it. This year’s count could surpass the tallies seen in similar outbreaks in 2014 and 2016, officials said. Fortunately, the disease remains rare: This year, there have been 90 cases spread among 27 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. It’s not clear what’s causing some children to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs. The symptoms tend to occur about a week a...
Source: TIME: Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MIKE STOBBE / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news

No Efficacy Signal for Fluoxetine in EV-D68 Acute Flaccid Myelitis
TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 -- The antiviral agent fluoxetine is well tolerated but is not effective for patients with proven or presumptive enterovirus D68-associated acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), according to a study published online Nov. 9 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Some Researchers Thought This Drug Could Treat the Polio-Like Illness Sickening Children. A New Study Says It Probably Doesn ’t
Health officials are scrambling for answers — and cures — as a rare, polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) spreads across the country. Some researchers thought the antidepressant fluoxetine, which is often sold under the brand name Prozac and has some antiviral properties, could work against AFM, a mysterious illness that strikes some children and can cause muscle weakness, breathing issues, paralysis and even death. A new study published Friday in Neurology, however, provides disappointing results: In a small, non-randomized retrospective study, fluoxetine did not seem to restore patients&rsqu...
Source: TIME: Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Drugs healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Cases of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Continue to Rise. And Experts Are Frustrated Over a Lack of Answers
A rare, polio-like illness continues to spread across the United States, puzzling and concerning health officials who are investigating the mysterious condition. So far this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported a total of 72 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 24 states, including clusters in Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Colorado. Ninety percent of confirmed diagnoses were in children younger than 18, according to the CDC. The agency is investigating another 119 patients in connection with the disease, which causes symptoms including sudden arm and leg weakness, loss of musc...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Infectious Disease onetime 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

Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Found Among Kids in 22 States
  NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states this year, and at least 65 additional illnesses in those states are being investigated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Similar waves of the same illness occurred in 2014 and 2016. CDC officials say they haven't found the cause. Some possible suspects, such as polio and West Nile virus, have been ruled out. Another kind of virus is suspected, b...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - October 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mike Stobbe, Associated Press Medical Writer & Reuters (Video) Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Found Among Kids in 22 States
  NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states this year, and at least 65 additional illnesses in those states are being investigated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Similar waves of the same illness occurred in 2014 and 2016. CDC officials say they haven't found the cause. Some possible suspects, such as polio and West Nile virus, have been ruled out. Another kind of virus is suspected, b...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mike Stobbe, Associated Press Medical Writer & Reuters (Video) Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Enterovirus A71 Neurologic Disease in Children Enterovirus A71 Neurologic Disease in Children
This report presents the findings of an investigation into the recent outbreak of enterovirus A71 among children with neurologic disease.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

6 Minnesota Kids Have Developed a Rare, Polio-Like Illness —and Health Officials Don’t Know Why
Six Minnesota children have recently been diagnosed with a rare, polio-like nervous system disorder that can cause paralysis — and the cluster is concerning and puzzling state health officials. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has since mid-September received a half-dozen reports of children with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a severe condition that typically affects kids and can result in muscle weakness or paralysis, respiratory failure and even death, according to a statement. All of the Minnesota patients are younger than 10, and cases have been reported in northeastern and central parts of the state, as ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Minnesota onetime Source Type: news

3 More Kids Have Developed a Rare, Polio-Like Illness —and Health Officials Don’t Know Why
Three more children have come down with a polio-like nervous system disorder that can cause paralysis, fueling an ongoing investigation into an outbreak of the rare disease. Three children are being treated for suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, ABC News reports. The new patients join a cluster of cases in Minnesota and another in Colorado. As of September 30, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had this year recorded 38 confirmed cases of the severe condition, which typically affects kids and can result in muscle weakness or paralysis, respirat...
Source: TIME: Health - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Minnesota onetime Source Type: news

Up to 127 People Have Developed a Rare, Polio-Like Illness — and Health Officials Don’t Know Why
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has so far this year recorded 127 suspected cases of a polio-like nervous system disorder that can cause paralysis, fueling an ongoing investigation into an outbreak of the rare disease. Of those 127 illnesses, 62 cases in 22 states are confirmed to be acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the CDC said Tuesday. The CDC recorded only 33 confirmed cases of the severe condition — which typically affects kids and can result in muscle weakness or paralysis, respiratory failure and even death — during all of last year, though there were 149 cases the year before. “W...
Source: TIME: Health - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Minnesota onetime Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases A-Z: Summer and fall enteroviruses affect kids
It's common for kids in the U.S. to get infected with enteroviruses in the summer and fall, says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic. Enteroviruses is a virus that can cause an infection similar to the common cold and, in some cases, it can cause serious breathing problems. The Centers [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Viral outbreaks could be predicted two years in advance by mathematical model
(Imperial College London) Scientists have identified the cause of outbreaks of enterovirus, one of the most prevalent types of virus in the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Enterovirus outbreak dynamics
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - August 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nikolay, B., Cauchemez, S. Tags: Microbiology perspective Source Type: news

Hidden truths of enteroviruses
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - August 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ash, C. Tags: Epidemiology twis Source Type: news

Serotype-specific immunity explains the incidence of diseases caused by human enteroviruses
Human enteroviruses are a major cause of neurological and other diseases. More than 100 serotypes are known that exhibit unexplained complex patterns of incidence, from regular cycles to more irregular patterns, and new emergences. Using 15 years of surveillance data from Japan (2000–2014) and a stochastic transmission model with accurate demography, we show that acquired serotype-specific immunity can explain the diverse patterns of 18 of the 20 most common serotypes (including Coxsackieviruses, Echoviruses, and Enterovirus-A71). The remaining two serotypes required a change in viral characteristics, including an in...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Pons-Salort, M., Grassly, N. C. Tags: Epidemiology reports Source Type: news

How Common is Recurrent Kawasaki Disease?
Patient Presentation A 3.5-year-old female came to clinic with a 2-day history fever up to 101°F. The evening before she had complained of a sore throat but had no rhinorrhea, cough or rash. She was drinking reasonably well and was urinating frequently. She had been to a birthday party where an older child had had strep throat. The past medical history was positive for Kawasaki Disease diagnosed at 17 months of age and treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) on day 6 of fever. Her echocardiograms had been negative and she was being appropriately monitored by cardiology. The family history was positive for heart...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Enterovirus and Parechovirus Surveillance -- US, 2014-2016 Enterovirus and Parechovirus Surveillance -- US, 2014-2016
This report aimed to characterize the types and prevalence of enterovirus and parechovirus infections in the US, which are associated with various diseases including hand, foot, and mouth disease.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Enterovirus and Parechovirus Surveillance — United States, 2014–2016
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Enterovirus and Parechovirus Surveillance - United States, 2014-2016
During 2014-2016, reports of EV and PeV peaked in summer and early fall. Enterovirus D68 was the most frequently reported type (56%); echovirus 30, coxsackievirus A6, echovirus 18, and coxsackievirus B3 were also frequently reported. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children's Colorado doctors conclude EV-D68 likely cause of acute flaccid myelitis
(Children's Hospital Colorado) A team of doctors and scientists from the US and Europe led by Kevin Messacar, MD, an infectious disease specialist from Children's Hospital Colorado (Children's Colorado), has found that Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is a likely cause of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), a rare illness that affects the nervous system of children. The research was published late Friday, Feb. 23 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 26, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Virus shown to be likely cause of mystery polio-like illness
(University of New South Wales) A major review by UNSW Sydney medical researchers has identified strong evidence that a virus called Enterovirus D68 is the cause of a mystery polio-like illness that has paralysed children in the US, Canada and Europe. The study is published in the journal Eurosurveillance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Could THIS vaccine PREVENT the condition?
DIABETES could be prevented by having an enterovirus vaccine - a jab to prevent one of the most common viruses affecting humans - scientists have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enterovirus D68: How can I protect my child?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Still No Cause Found for Mysterious Paralysis in Children
(MedPage Today) -- Several, but not all, patients tested positive for enterovirus (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 10, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Diabetes vaccine entering human testing could also prevent the common cold
A diabetes vaccine based on enteroviruses and ready to enter clinical trials could immunise against other ailments like the common cold. Newsweek (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Provention Bio evaluates vaccine to prevent onset of T1D
Provention Bio said today that it licensed an enterovirus vaccine platform that it plans to evaluate as a way to prevent the onset of Type I diabetes by vaccinating against infection by a coxsackievirus B pathogen. Previous work has shown that CVB infection could be responsible for 50% of Type I diabetes cases worldwide, according to the Lebanon, N.J.-based company. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Provention Bio evaluates vaccine to prevent onset of T1D appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - July 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Diabetes Pharmaceuticals Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) proventionbio Source Type: news

$420,000 grant funds study on polio-like virus
(Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso) Haoquan Wu, Ph.D., has received a two-year, $420,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) to study Enterovirus 71 (EV71), a relatively new virus that has been compared to polio. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 21, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

'Mini-guts' offer clues to pediatric GI illness
(Washington University School of Medicine) Using immature stem cells to create a miniature model of the gut in the laboratory, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Pittsburgh have determined how infection-causing enteroviruses enter the intestine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Researchers shed light on how viruses enter the intestine
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Researchers use 'mini-gut' model to show how enteroviruses invade the intestine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

New insights in genetic defect allow prevention of fatal illnesses in children
A team of scientists was able to characterize a new genetic immunodeficiency resulting from a mutation in a gene named STAT2. This mutation causes patients to be extremely vulnerable to normally mild childhood illnesses such as rotavirus and enterovirus. The comprehensive analysis of the genetic defect allows clinicians to provide children with the proper therapies before illnesses prove fatal. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 18, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Common Virus May Have Ties to Type 1 Diabetes
But enterovirus infections probably aren't the only culprit, researchers say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common Virus May Have Ties to Type 1 Diabetes
But enterovirus infections probably aren't the only culprit, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 1, Viral Infections (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common Virus May Have Ties to Type 1 Diabetes
TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2017 -- From Finland comes more evidence that a common group of viral infections may play a role in the development of at least some cases of type 1 diabetes. The viruses are known as enteroviruses. These viruses cause a number of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes linked to enterovirus infection in children
A new prospective study suggests a link between enterovirus infections and the autoimmune processes that lead to type 1 diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Could Viral Infection Predispose to Type 1 Diabetes? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Kids with islet autoantibodies were more likely to have had previous enterovirus infection (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 9, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Twins contract viral meningitis in womb and are forced to fight for their lives
Nancy and Rita Holgate, from Middlesborough, now three months, were rushed back to hospital just four days after they were born. Doctors discovered their mother had inadvertently passed on her enterovirus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl With Rare Disorder Leaves Boston Hospital In Time For Thanksgiving
BOSTON (CBS) — It was a giant step in the right direction for a 10-year-old from East Boston with an extremely rare disease. The little girl has endured months of grueling physical therapy after a virus triggered illness, paralyzing her legs. Even though she still has a hard road ahead, she’s going home for Thanksgiving. Paulina Lopez is one tough kid, leaving Franciscan Children’s in Boston after a long two months. “She basically had her nervous system attacked. She had suffered something called Acute Flaccid Myelitis, after getting a common virus called enterovirus,” says Dr. David...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Watch Listen East Boston Franciscan Children's Lisa Hughes Source Type: news

Enterovirus D68 in Children With Acute Flaccid Myelitis Enterovirus D68 in Children With Acute Flaccid Myelitis
This report sheds light on the possible association between enterovirus D68 infection and acute flaccid myelitis among children.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 11, 2016 Category: Pathology Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

A Mysterious Neurological Condition Is Paralyzing Children
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the rise of a rare polio-like illness that tends to strike children. Acute flaccid myelitis, a condition that affects the nervous system, has sickened 89 people across 33 states so far this year, and doctors aren’t sure what causes it.  Scientists still only have a preliminary understanding of how AFM affects children, but it appears to affect muscle tone, sometimes to the point of long-term paralysis.   Symptoms include sudden weakness in the limbs, loss of muscle strength and decreased reflexes. Other signs of the disease include droopy ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 3, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

A Mysterious Neurological Condition Is Paralyzing Children
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the rise of a rare polio-like illness that tends to strike children. Acute flaccid myelitis, a condition that affects the nervous system, has sickened 89 people across 33 states so far this year, and doctors aren’t sure what causes it.  Scientists still only have a preliminary understanding of how AFM affects children, but it appears to affect muscle tone, sometimes to the point of long-term paralysis.   Symptoms include sudden weakness in the limbs, loss of muscle strength and decreased reflexes. Other signs of the disease include droopy ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Viruses Thrive On College Campuses
By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 09/16/2016 11:23 AM EDT on LiveScience More than a dozen students at Florida State University (FSU) are sick with hand, foot and mouth disease, an illness that’s usually seen in young children. So why are college-age adults contracting the disease? The viral illness can cause fever, painful mouth sores, and a skin rash on the hands and feet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It usually affects kids younger than 5 years old. But it’s not surprising to see cases of the disease on a college campus, as it can sometimes affect adults, sai...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 19, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

When hot gets too hot: keeping children safe in the heat
Follow me on Twitter @drClaire Heat is part of summer — and for the most part, children do fine in the heat. But sometimes, heat can be dangerous, even deadly. As summer heats up — and as much of the country sits in a heat wave — it’s important to know about those dangers so that you can keep children safe. Here’s what you need to know about heat and children: Never leave a child in a car in the heat. Children’s bodies can heat up incredibly quickly — leading to damage to organs and even death. Every year children die from being in a hot car — because their caregiver thought ...
Source: New Harvard Health Information - July 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Claire McCarthy, MD Tags: Children's Health Parenting Prevention Safety Source Type: news

Fewer allergies: A possible upside of thumb sucking and nail biting
Follow me on Twitter @drClaire As a pediatrician, I get a lot of questions about thumb sucking and nail biting. Both worry parents a lot: they worry about damage to teeth, about infections, and about teasing from other children. Now a study published in the journal Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, says that there may actually be benefits to having your fingers in your mouth. As part of the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, researchers in New Zealand followed about a thousand people born in 1972-1973 out until their 38th birthday. When they were 5, 7, 9 and 11 the...
Source: New Harvard Health Information - July 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Claire McCarthy, MD Tags: Asthma and Allergies Children's Health Parenting Prevention Source Type: news

Enterovirus (Non-Polio Enterovirus Infection)
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 8, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

When treating stomach bugs, the best solution may be the simplest one
This study underlines what our grandmothers knew instinctively: when it comes to caring for sick children, most of the time, simple is best. Related Post:Protecting your children against Enterovirus D68Why your wheezing baby may need TLC, not medicationHoliday travels: Keeping kids safe and healthyKidney stones are on the riseThe latest on a simple way to help prevent food allergies inThe post When treating stomach bugs, the best solution may be the simplest one appeared first on Harvard Health Blog. (Source: New Harvard Health Information)
Source: New Harvard Health Information - June 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Claire McCarthy, MD Tags: Children's Health Digestive Disorders Parenting Source Type: news

Summer colds
Most viral infections in summer months are caused by enteroviruses. We studied illnesses in about 400 kids aged 4-18 years seen in private pediatric practice and were surprised by what we found.... (Source: Pediatric News)
Source: Pediatric News - May 10, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Recurrent viral respiratory tract infections during first 6 months and risk of T1 diabetes
The associations between infection types during the first 2 years of life and between respiratory tract infections in the first 6 months and type l diabetes (T1D) have been the focus of recent research. Viral infections, particularly enteroviruses, have been hypothesized to cause T1D. Recent studies suggest that respiratory tract infections are associated with increased T1D risk if they are encountered within the first 6 months. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 3, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news