1 Million Women Healthcare Workers Have Been Drafted to Fight COVID-19 in India — for as Little as $40 a Month
Archana Ghugare’s ringtone, a Hindu devotional song, has been the background score of her life since March. By 7 a.m. on a mid-October day, the 41-year-old has already received two calls about suspected COVID-19 cases in Pavnar, her village in the Indian state of Maharashtra. As she gets ready and rushes out the door an hour later, she receives at least four more. “My family jokes that not even Prime Minister Modi gets as many calls as I do,” she says. Ghugare and nearly 1 million other Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) assigned to rural villages and small towns across India are on the front li...
Source: TIME: Health - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abhishyant Kidangoor Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature India overnight video Source Type: news

Little Recognition and Less Pay: These Female Healthcare Workers Are Rural India ’s First Defense Against COVID-19
Archana Ghugare’s ringtone, a Hindu devotional song, has been the background score of her life since March. By 7 a.m. on a mid-October day, the 41-year-old has already received two calls about suspected COVID-19 cases in Pavnar, her village in the Indian state of Maharashtra. As she gets ready and rushes out the door an hour later, she receives at least four more. “My family jokes that not even Prime Minister Modi gets as many calls as I do,” she says. Ghugare, and nearly a million other Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) assigned to rural villages and small towns across India, are on the front ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abhishyant Kidangoor Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature India overnight video Source Type: news

First-ever treatment for hand, foot and mouth disease may be on horizon, researchers say
Researchers have identified a potential new drug to treat enterovirus 71, a common cause of hand, foot and mouth disease, in a study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New drug candidate found for hand, foot and mouth disease
(Duke University) Duke researchers have identified a potential drug candidate against enterovirus 71, a common cause of hand, foot and mouth disease in infants and young children. The compound of interest is a small molecule that binds to RNA, the virus's genetic material, and changes its 3-D shape in a way that stops the virus from multiplying without harming its human host. It's an antiviral strategy that could be used on other hard-to-treat diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

What Are Systemic Disease Causes of Oral Ulcers?
Discussion Oral ulcers are common problems seen by dentists but pediatricians also see them. Usually families have are concerned because they are painful and acute. Ulcers are sometime noticed by the physician and not the family as in the case of herpangina or hand-foot and mouth disease. Chronic or recurrent ulcerations present less commonly and therefore it may be more difficult to determine their etiology. Many of the systemic disease causes of oral ulcers are overall infrequent and/or not common in the pediatric age range. Ulcers can be classified in several ways but acute ulcers are usually painful and last less tha...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How to Make Homemade Face Masks More Effective —and How to Wear Them Right
Five months after coronavirus took root in the U.S., face masks remain one of the most controversial and confusing parts of the pandemic. Changing public-health messaging hasn’t helped. In March, when personal protective equipment (PPE) was running short, top U.S. public-health officials told Americans that the general public did not need masks because they don’t fully block respiratory particles that spread COVID-19, such as those in a sick person’s cough or sneeze. Most masks are best at preventing particles from getting into the air where others might inhale them, so, at first, the U.S. Centers for Dis...
Source: TIME: Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Contagious with Hand Foot and Mouth Disease
How Long Is A Person Contagious with Hand Foot and Mouth Disease? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A Family of Three Gets Sick With Covid-19 Symptoms. Who Has It?
Her son ’s skin and muscles are tender and sore. She has a cough and headache. Her husband has shortness of breath. Do any of them have Covid-19? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Tests (Medical) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Fever Coughs Emergency Medical Treatment Antibiotics Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease New York City Waterbury (Conn) Source Type: news

Newly emerged enterovirus-A71 C4 isolates may be more virulent than B5 in northern Vietnam
(Kanazawa University) Researchers from Kanazawa University have found a new sublineage of enterovirus A71 (EV-A71) C4 subgenotype with two possible recombinant strains during the 2015-16 outbreak of hand-foot-and-mouth disease in Hanoi, northern Vietnam. Further, they confirmed that the EV-A71-C4 subgenotype may be more virulent than the B5 clinically and experimentally with transgenic mouse model. This has helped elucidate the outbreak and may identify candidate viral strains for developing polyvalent vaccines. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Lessons From the Future: Advice From People Who Have Been Living With the Threat of COVID-19 for Weeks
Before COVID-19 swept across western Europe and caused schools and bars to close across the United States, it threatened East and Southeast Asia. Millions of Americans and Europeans are now learning to cope with changes to their daily lives brought on by coronavirus precautions—changes that have been a reality since January or February across mainland China and in places like Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. For weeks, in many places across Asia, children have been home from school, employees have been working from home and people have been learning to conduct their lives amid the outbreak. With that in mind, here ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hillary Leung / Hong Kong Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight Source Type: news

What Are Some Risk Factors for Cerebral Palsy?
Discussion The term, cerebral palsy, or CP has gone through many iterations with the first description in 1861 by W.J. Little who described it as “The condition of spastic rigidity of the limbs of newborn children.” The most recent definition is from Rosenbaun et al. in 2007 which states it is “a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture, causing activity limitation, that are attributed to non-progressive disturbances that occurred in the developing fetal or infant brain. The motor disorders of cerebral palsy are often accompanied by disturbances of sensation, perception, cog...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Neutralizing Antibodies Against Enteroviruses in HFM Disease Neutralizing Antibodies Against Enteroviruses in HFM Disease
A better understanding of neutralizing antibody responses in hand foot and mouth disease could have important implications for vaccine development.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Arizona primary school forced to close amid outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease
An unspecified, growing number of kindergartners and pre-kindergartners at Tse'hootsooi' Primary Learning Center in Window Rock, the capital of Navajo Nation, have contracted the disease in recent days. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experimental anti-viral drug 'cures' three hand, foot and mouth disease sufferers in just three days
Doctors from Florida State University College of Medicine treated two brothers, aged two and four, and their mother, 37, with the drug acyclovir after they all developed the disease's tell-tale rash. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 'worst hand, foot and mouth disease doctors have EVER seen'
Emma Reavley, 41, first noticed red spots on her two-year-old daughter Emily's neck on April 25. Doctors at Hemel Hempstead's Urgent Care Centre diagnosed the rash as 'chickenpox'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hand, foot and mouth disease OUTBREAK: Virus spreads across UK - symptoms to watch out for
HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH disease has been reported across the UK, as schools are on alert after a virus outbreak. These are the warning signs and symptoms of the disease you should know about - are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases A-Z: What you need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease
Hand, foot and mouth disease?is a highly contagious childhood illness that commonly affects kids ages 5 or under. However, anyone can become sickened ? especially those residing in close living environments, such as college campuses.?Hand, foot and mouth disease is most commonly caused by a Coxsackievirus and, in the U.S., most outbreaks occur in summer [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 29, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mother, 18, angry after her 10-month-old daughter caught hand, foot and mouth disease in Majorca
Gemma Whitelaw, 18, from Airdrie in Scotland, took her 10-month-old daughter Ayla to Majorca for her first holiday abroad but the infant fell ill with the viral rash when they returned home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9-month-old twins caught hand, foot and mouth disease at Spanish hotel
Kimberley McCabe, 28, claims her twins Mila-Rose and Kyson broke out in painful red sores during a week-long holiday to the three-star Club Mac Hotel in Alcudia, Majorca, last month. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nine-month-old twins have the worst case of hand, foot and mouth disease doctors have ever seen
Kimberley McCabe, 28, claims her twins Mila-Rose and Kyson broke out in painful red sores during a week-long holiday to the three-star Club Mac Hotel in Alcudia, Majorca, last month. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hand, foot and mouth disease infects more children holidaying in Majorca
An eight-month-old girl from South Cave in East Yorkshire has become the latest child to catch hand, foot and mouth disease on the Spanish island of Majorca, where parents say it is spreading. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother says her daughters caught hand, foot and mouth disease on holiday
Danielle MacIntyre spent £3,000 on a seven-night break to the Club Mac hotel in Alcudia, Majorca, with children Nevah, aged three, and five-month-old Milla. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Houston Astros pitcher becomes third baseball player diagnosed with hand-foot-and-mouth disease
Houston Astros pitcher Brad Peacock revealed he has hand-foot-mouth disease just one month after pitchers Noah Syndergaard and JA Happ were both diagnosed with the illness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Would global warming increase childhood viral infection rates?
(Wiley) Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood viral infection that is most common in warmer summer months. A new International Journal of Dermatology review of published studies reveals a positive relationship between HFMD and temperature and humidity. No significant relationship was identified between HFMD and precipitation, wind speed, and/or sunshine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 6, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

WATCH: Pink's son has 'hand, foot and mouth disease': What to know
While traveling on her world tour, the superstar singer said, her 1-year-old son contracted hand, foot and mouth disease, which is a common viral illness. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

What Is Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease? West Virginia University Postpones Fan Day
There have been reports of hand, foot, and mouth disease outbreaks in Indiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. And it has sidelined 2 major league baseball players, the New York Mets'Noah Syndergaard and the New York Yankees'J.A. Happ. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause a rash after a fever in toddlers?
Fever is common in toddlers and usually resolves on its own. At times, a rash can develop after the fever passes. Causes of a rash after fever in toddlers include roseola, scarlet fever, fifth disease, and hand, foot, and mouth disease. Learn about these common childhood illnesses and when to see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Doctors warn about hand, foot, and mouth disease
Recent outbreaks of a common viral infection in children have also infected some adults. Courtney Cole of WJAX-TV reports from Jacksonville, Florida. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hand, foot and mouth disease is spreading across the US: Outbreaks are occurring in four states
Outbreaks have been confirmed in Indiana, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, according to doctors' reports. The infection is different to foot and mouth in animals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Second Pro Baseball Player Contracts Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Title: Second Pro Baseball Player Contracts Hand, Foot and Mouth DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 2, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hand, foot, and mouth disease cases spark concern
Two Major League Baseball players have come down with the illness, characterized by a blistery rash that mainly affects the hands, feet, and mouth (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2nd Baseball Player Has Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease
Previously, the disease was diagnosed in Noah Syndergaard of the New York Mets, who played at Yankee Stadium nine days before. It's believed that Syndergaard may have picked up the virus while working at a children's camp during the All-Star break, USA Today reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eradicating Leprosy in Mozambique, a Complicated Task
World Health Organization goodwill ambassador for Leprosy Elimination and chair of the Nippon Foundation, Yohei Sasakawa (left), holds the hand of a leprosy patient. Sasakawa visited Mozambique’s rural Namaita Centre to assess the progress of leprosy patients. The Nippon Foundation has been providing funds and medication in order to eliminate leprosy in Mozambique. Credit: Elísio Muchanga/IPSBy Elisio MuchangaNAMPULA PROVINCE, Mozambique, Jul 28 2018 (IPS)It takes Faurito António, 42, from Lalaua district, Nampula Province, two hours to reach his nearest health centre in order to receive the drugs neces...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elisio Muchanga Tags: Africa Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Nippon Foundation Source Type: news

Should you be worried about hand-foot-and-mouth disease? Mother reveals she caught it from her son
Erica Jackson Curran, of Richmond, Virginia, has revealed that she caught hand-foot-and-mouth disease from her toddler son despite the fact that most adults have built an immunity to the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: What is hand, foot and mouth disease?
The common illness is caused by several different types of viruses. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What is hand, foot and mouth disease?
Recently New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard was placed on the disabled list because he contracted hand-foot-and-mouth disease. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hand, foot and mouth disease sidelines Mets' pitcher
New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been sidelined by hand, foot and mouth disease, a common illness among children but an unusual reason for a baseball player to go on the disabled list. Syndergaard left his Friday start after his pitch velocity dropped. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two-year-old was covered in a deadly rash after a virus entered her blood via an eczema scratch
Fern Lewis, two, from Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, became infected with hand, foot and mouth disease via scratches from her eczema, which caused her to develop Eczema Herpeticum. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Health Tip: Prevent Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
-- Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) most often affects infants and children younger than age 5, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Children that young lack immunity to the viruses that cause HFMD. the agency says. Typical... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Title: Health Tip: Prevent Hand, Foot and Mouth DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 30, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Is Sushi Healthy? Here ’s Everything You Need to Know
Americans eat sushi in venues as varied as high-end restaurants and prepared foods sections of grocery stores — and many believe it’s a nutritious choice. But is sushi healthy? “Sushi has this halo of being healthy,” says Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian nutritionist and associate professor of nutrition at Mayo Clinic. After all, traditional sushi has all the makings of a health food: it’s stuffed with fresh fish, wrapped in thin sheets of seaweed and presented in neat little rolls. But experts warn not to expect your weekly spicy tuna order to slim your waistline. One of the biggest...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

5 Trends Medtech Should Be Talking About
Recently I chatted with Candace Roulo, managing editor of Advanced Manufacturing Now, about some of the most important trends in medtech and the technologies that are taking the industry to the next level. Click below to listen to the podcast, or read on for select highlights of the conversation – what I consider to be five trends medtech professionals should be talking about. 128-Advanced_Manufacturing_Now-UBM.mp3 Explore all of these trends in depth at the BIOMEDevice Boston Conference and Expo, April 18-19, 2018. Use promo code "SAVE100" for $100 off conference registration and f...
Source: MDDI - April 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: BIOMEDevice Boston Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Coxsackievirus vs Hand Foot Mouth Disease
Coxsackievirus vs. Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (Hand Foot Mouth Disease) (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - March 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Japan ’s Shinmoedake Volcano Erupts Violently, Grounding Dozens of Flights
(TOKYO) — A volcano in southern Japan that appeared in a James Bond film had its biggest eruption in years Tuesday, shooting smoke and ash thousands of meters (feet) into the sky and grounding dozens of flights at a nearby airport, officials said. The Meteorological Agency said the Shinmoedake volcano on Japan’s southernmost main island of Kyushu erupted violently several times, and some lava was rising inside a crater. Public broadcaster NHK showed gray volcanic smoke billowing into the sky and orange lava rising to the mouth of the crater. The Meteorological Agency said ash and smoke shot up 2,300 meters (7,5...
Source: TIME: Science - March 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mari Yamaghuci / AP Tags: Uncategorized APW Japan onetime Volcanoes Source Type: news

Chickenpox vs Hand Foot and Mouth Disease
Chickenpox vs. Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Human protein may aid neuron invasion by virus that causes hand, foot, and mouth disease
(PLOS) A human protein known as prohibitin may play a significant role in infection of the nervous system by EV71, one of several viruses that can cause hand, foot, and mouth disease. Issac Too of the National University of Singapore and colleagues highlight this finding in a new PLOS Pathogens study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Protein provides clues to foot-and-mouth virus
Researchers at the University of Leeds have identified a tiny protein that plays a significant role in the replication of hand-foot-and-mouth disease. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HFMD imposes high economic burden in China
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - October 1, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news