ARDS: Prone Positioning Doesn't Reduce Time to ECMO Weaning ARDS: Prone Positioning Doesn't Reduce Time to ECMO Weaning
Adults with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome who underwent venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation had similar times to weaning with prone and supine positions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Source Type: news

China outbreak: Signs you have pneumonia as respiratory illness surges across the globe
EXCLUSIVE: Health expert Dr Veronica Matutyte has a chilling message for the UK public as fears grow over the outbreak from China. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the New Outbreak in China Is Hitting Clinics Elsewhere How the New Outbreak in China Is Hitting Clinics Elsewhere
A rise in respiratory illnesses in China, clusters of pneumonia in children, and resistance to common antibiotics have specialists on alert looking for changes locally.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 5, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Electrifying Cooking: Decarbonizing Africa ’s Electricity Grid Towards Net Zero
Discussions around climate, clean energy, and women’s empowerment must find space in such high-level forums if there is to be any meaningful progress towards net zero.” Muigai was speaking on the sidelines of a session dubbed ‘Electrifying Cooking: A Just Journey Toward Net Zero’ at the ongoing COP28 Summit in Dubai, UAE. As climate change increasingly becomes the most pressing issue facing humankind today, countries are urged to pursue ambitious climate actions towards net zero—the cutting of greenhouse gas emissions to as close to zero as possible, with any remaining emissions re-absorbed from the atmosphe...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 5, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Biodiversity Civil Society Climate Action Climate Change Climate Change Justice COP28 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food and Agriculture Global Headlines Health Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva Unit Source Type: news

COVID, flu, RSV on the rise in California. Is another 'tripledemic' coming?
California's respiratory virus season is ramping up, prompting officials to renew their calls for residents to get vaccinated in hopes of reducing pressure on hospitals. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - December 5, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

How the New Outbreak in China Is Affecting the US and Other Regions How the New Outbreak in China Is Affecting the US and Other Regions
A rise in respiratory illnesses in China and clusters of pneumonia in children and resistance to a common antibiotic have specialists taking a closer look at important trends.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 5, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

PROFESSOR ROB GALLOWAY: Yes, I was wrong to dismiss Covid... but here's why we shouldn't panic over new illness in China
PROFESSOR ROB GALLOWAY: Some scary news has emerged from China: on November 23, WHO issued a statement about an increase in respiratory symptoms in various hospitals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physicians warn Quebec's ERs are over capacity as respiratory viruses increase
Physicians say a rise in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza and COVID-19 are overburdening an already fragile health care system. The government is partially blaming the strikes as hospitals function at lower capacity. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Flu, COVID Cases Climb as RSV Infections Start to Level Off
MONDAY, Dec. 4, 2023 (Healthday News) -- While flu and COVID cases are now on the rise, RSV infections may soon peak and level off, U.S. health officials report. COVID-19 continues to fuel the most hospitalizations and deaths among all respiratory... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 4, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S. flu cases on the rise while RSV may be peaking, health officials say
Flu is picking up steam while RSV lung infections that can hit kids and older people hard may be peaking, U.S. health officials said Friday. COVID-19, though, continues to cause the most hospitalizations and deaths among respiratory illnesses — about 15,000 hospitalizations and about 1,000 deaths…#rsv #mandycohen #cdc #south #southwest #georgia #massachusetts #warrencounty #ohio #cincinnati (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's respiratory illness rise due to known pathogens, official says
SHENZHEN, China, Dec 2 (Reuters) - China's surge in respiratory illness is caused by known pathogens and there is no sign of new infectious diseases, a health official said on Saturday as the country faces its first full winter since lifting strict COVID-19 restrictions. The spike in illness in…#shenzhen #mifeng (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could we see China's respiratory illness surge in the UK? Professor shares advice in Q&A
EXCLUSIVE: A professor offers some clarity on the China outbreak as hospitals in the country are reported to be "overwhelmed" with sick children. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prone Positioning Falls Flat for Weaning COVID Patients Off ECMO
(MedPage Today) -- Early application of prone positioning did not help patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) -- mostly from COVID -- get off venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO) any faster compared... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - December 2, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

What to Know About the Respiratory Illness in China
A surge of children has been hospitalized in China for respiratory illnesses, but international health authorities said the cause was common viruses and bacteria. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benjamin Mueller and Emily Baumgaertner Tags: China Disease Rates Viruses Children and Childhood Bacteria Respiratory Diseases Pneumonia Influenza Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) your-feed-science Source Type: news

China Respiratory Illness: U.S. Health Officials Say Cause is Known
A surge of children has been hospitalized in China for respiratory illnesses, but international health authorities said the cause was common viruses and bacteria. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benjamin Mueller and Emily Baumgaertner Tags: your-feed-science Medicine and Health Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Children and Childhood Bacteria Viruses Respiratory Diseases Pneumonia Influenza China Source Type: news