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Sudan: At Least 500 Villagers Stricken With Scabies in Sudan's El Gedaref
[Radio Dabanga] El Gallabat -El Gedaref state Ministry of Health has come under severe criticism from medical sources for its 'late response' to an outbreak of scabies during August and September. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 2, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Crusted Scabies Image / CPR in Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices / Massachusetts Urgent Care Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine: A 71-year-old man … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 4, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Possible Scabies Outbreak Reported At Winchester Hospital
WINCHESTER (CBS) – A possible scabies outbreak has been reported at Winchester Hospital, impacting at least two patients and at 20 hospital employees. On Wednesday, the hospital discovered that a patient who had been recently admitted may have had a scabies infection. The patient received treatment following the discovery. An additional patient who was in the same unit is also believed to have been impacted. More than 20 hospital employees showed symptoms and are receiving treatment for scabies, which the hospital described as “highly contagious but also highly treatable.” Appointments at Winchester Hospi...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Scabies Winchester Hospital Source Type: news

Scabies outbreak at Winchester Hospital affects more than 20 employees
Winchester Hospital is dealing with a scabies outbreak that has already infected two patients and more than 20 hospital employees. The hospital, part of the Lahey Health System, said it discovered on Wednesday that a patient who had been admitted to the hospital might have had an active scabies infection, a highly contagious and itchy skin disease caused by mites burrowing into the skin. An additional patient on the same unit also became infected, and more than 20 hospital employee have shown symptoms. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Scabies outbreak at Winchester Hospital affects more than 20 employees
Winchester Hospital is dealing with a scabies outbreak that has already infected two patients and more than 20 hospital employees. The hospital, part of the Lahey Health System, said it discovered on Wednesday that a patient who had been admitted to the hospital might have had an active scabies infection, a highly contagious and itchy skin disease caused by mites burrowing into the skin. An additional patient on the same unit also became infected, and more than 20 hospital employee have shown symptoms. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 27, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Lawsuit: Inmates threatened with confinement if they discussed one topic
The lawsuit says after inmates tried to tell relatives about the scabies outbreak over the phone, their phone privileges were revoked (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scabies mimicing child abuse - a case report - Gunari ć A, Jurišić K, Šimić D, Penavić JZ, Jozić S, Goluža I.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

How Do You Get Scabies
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 3, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Scabies
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 1, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Scabies
Title: ScabiesCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/4/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/27/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 27, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Exposure to pyrethroid insecticides linked to behaviour problems
Even low environmental doses met by public may be associated with abnormal behaviour Related items fromOnMedica Proneness to mosquito bites could be partly genetic Scabies in infants and children Mosquitoes win battle of repellent New target in war against mosquito-borne diseases (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 1, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Study defines global burden of skin disease
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) A study published today in JAMA Dermatology combines the prevalence of skin diseases around the world with their likelihood of creating disability across the lifespan to define the following 10 most challenging conditions (arranged in order of decreasing 'disability-adjusted life years'): dermatitis, acne, hives, psoriasis, viral skin diseases, fungal skin diseases, scabies, melanoma, pyoderma, cellulitis, non-melanoma skin cancer, decubitus ulcer, and alopecia areata. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 1, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Sudan: Port Sudan - Expired Chlorine Seized, Scabies Spreading
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -On Thursday, the Red Sea State authorities seized large amounts of expired chlorine in Port Sudan. According to medics in the eastern Sudanese capital, scabies is spreading in the city. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Should You Wash New Clothes Before You Wear Them?
For SELF, by Haley Goldberg.Here's what the experts say. “Aren’t you going to wash that before you wear it?” my sister asked me. The “it” she was referring to was the incredible “Life Is Better With A Yorkie” t-shirt that my mom got me for Christmas. (The shirt stars a Yorkie that looks just like our family dog, Zoe.) “Wash it before I wear it?” I asked her, shocked. “But it’s brand new!” TBH, I never wash new clothes before I wear them. Reason one: I’m lazy, so less laundry = happier me. And reason two: I’ve never really considered new cl...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

My hot flushes and night sweats have lasted for 22 YEARS
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your health concerns - which, this week, include chronic hot flushes and annoying adult scabies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indicators of health and safety among institutionalized older adults - Cavalcante ML, Borges CL, Moura AM, Carvalho RE.
OBJECTIVE: To identify the incidence of mortality, diarrheal diseases, scabies and falls; and the prevalence of pressure ulcers - all of which are related to the safety ofinstitutionalized older adults. METHOD: This was a documentary retrospective ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

We've got tapeworms and scabies! And reproducible research
(GigaScience) Two new research papers on scabies and tapeworms published in the Open Access journal GigaScience also include a collaboration with protocols.io. This collaboration showcases a new way to share scientific methods that allows scientists to better repeat and build on these complicated studies on difficult-to-study parasites. It also highlights a new means of writing all research papers with citable methods that can be updated over time. Keeping work clear, consistent, and current. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 2, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Special Collection: Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Europe
Cochrane Library. 04/19/2016This Special Collection provides guidance to help people attending refugees and asylum seekers, and to help the development of community programs and policies. The collection focuses on the conditions most relevant to the context of transit or the patient population involved: common mental health disorders (post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD] and depression), skin infections (including scabies, cellulitis, and impetigo), sexual and physical violence, vaccines-preventable diseases, and tuberculosis. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Scabies Exposure at Catholic Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester, Manchester, NHScabies Exposure at Catholic Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester, Manchester, NH
Crusted scabies has been identified in a patient who received medical care at Catholic Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester clinic locations in New Hampshire, State Health Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Patients Possibly Exposed To Scabies At NH Medical Clinics
BOSTON (CBS) – A health alert has been issued for patients and healthcare staff who may have been exposed to crusted scabies in New Hampshire. Some people may have been exposed in several Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester clinics and Catholic Medical Center. Crusted scabies is a contagious, itchy skin condition caused by mites. NH health officials are preparing a series of precautionary preventive treatment clinics on March 9, 10, and 11 for anyone who may have been exposed. For more information and the list of the facilities where patients may have been exposed visit: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/media/pr/2016/030416-pot...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: deanreddington Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local crusted scabies Source Type: news

Gene technology to help healthy skin in Aboriginal Australians
(Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) Australian researchers have used cutting-edge genome technologies to reveal the genetic makeup of a widespread skin parasite causing serious health problems in Aboriginal communities.The research team identified the genetic 'map' of the human parasitic scabies mite, accelerating research that could lead to new ways of preventing and treating scabies infestations and prevent lifelong complications for people in remote Aboriginal communities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 12, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mass Treatment With Ivermectin Decreases Scabies PrevalenceMass Treatment With Ivermectin Decreases Scabies Prevalence
A new study has found that mass administration of ivermectin in an at-risk population significantly reduced prevalence of scabies and impetigo compared with other treatment protocols. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 23, 2015 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Mass drug administration controls scabies in endemic areas
Mass drug administration, particularly with ivermectin, controls scabies and its burdensome complications in endemic regions of the world, according to a report published online Dec. 10 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Scabies, a skin condition caused by a microscopic mite and transmitted... (Source: Skin and Allergy News)
Source: Skin and Allergy News - December 9, 2015 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Treating Whole Communities for Scabies Feasible, Effective
(MedPage Today) -- Trial in Fiji finds that ivermectin helped control endemic infection (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - December 9, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Super head lice warning as scientists discover almost all species are resistant to treatments
As the new school term looms, parents will be alarmed to know that nits are increasingly resistant to the most popular treatments (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - August 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: hair full marks headlice scabies treatment combing infestation fleas nits mousse Source Type: news

What Are Common Drug Eruptions in Children?
Patient Presentation A 4-year-old female came to clinic because of a rash for 24 hours. The pruritic rash began the evening before with a few red spots on her trunk. She had slept well, but this morning they were spreading and enlarging in size on her trunk, neck and extremities and did not seem to come and go. She also had a fever and her mother thought that she wasn’t moving as well and seemed to be sore. The patient had been started on cefaclor 9 days earlier for an ear infection and upper respiratory tract infection symptoms. She had previously taken penicillins and cephalosporin antibiotics without any problems...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 27, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

WHO agency says insecticides lindane and DDT linked to cancer
LONDON (Reuters) - The insecticide lindane, once widely used in agriculture and to treat human lice and scabies, causes cancer and has been specifically linked to non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What is Jacquet Diaper Dermatitis?
Discussion The differential diagnosis of diaper dermatitis is usually fairly easy with irritant, fungal and bacterial causes being the most common. These are usually easily treated with resolution. When it is not improving then the differential must be expanded and other disease processes must be considered. These again usually include problems that are relatively easily treated such as scabies, lice or tinea. Other much less likely conditions in this age group would be syphilis or granuloma inguinale. Other signs or symptoms need to also be considered as Crohn’s disease, histocytosis or acrodermatitis enteropathica ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 27, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What Causes Vesicular Exanthams?
Discussion Vesicles are circumscribed, elevated, fluid-filled lesions 1 cm and often easily rupture due to their thin walls. The differential diagnosis is different for bullae than for vesicular lesions and is often more ominous including such diseases as Steven-Johnson, staphylococcal scalded skin and meningococcemia. Vesicular or bullous exanthems should be investigated more extensively if there is skin sloughing, petechiae or purpura, fever and irritability, inflammation of the mucosa, urticaria, has respiratory distress, and diarrhea or abdominal pain. Learning Point The differential diagnosis for vesicular exanthems ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 2, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Pyrethroid Pesticide Exposure, Learning Disability, and ADHDPyrethroid Pesticide Exposure, Learning Disability, and ADHD
Pyrethroid insecticides are increasingly being used residentially, from products to treat head lice and scabies to flea products on pets. Could they be affecting children's neurodevelopment? Environmental Health Perspectives (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Picture of Scabies 1
Title: Picture of Scabies 1Category: ImagesCreated: 12/7/2010 5:15:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 10, 2014 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Is Norwegian Scabies?
Title: What Is Norwegian Scabies?Category: Doctor's ViewsCreated: 1/11/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hepatitis C General)
Source: MedicineNet Hepatitis C General - December 1, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Long-Term Impact Factor of Dr. Scabies in Overall Treatment Success...
Dr. Scabies® successfully re-created the treatment approach for scabies in ways that pharmaceutical products cannot attain. In the first quarter of fiscal 2014, Dr. Scabies® contributed 8%...(PRWeb October 09, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/natural-scabies-treatment/10/prweb12233071.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 9, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scabies Exposure at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterScabies Exposure at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
New Hampshire clinicians should be aware of a patient with crusted (Norwegian) scabies in Lebanon, New Hampshire. State Health Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 3, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

New Breakthrough Formula - Dr. Scabies® : The New Industry...
The development of Dr. Scabies® Products is a meaningful and unprecedented breakthrough in healing scabies through homeopathic approach, defying many pharmaceutical scabicides in the health...(PRWeb September 02, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Treatment-For-Scabies/Dr-Scabies-Cream/prweb12136240.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 2, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Migrant children used as human pawns to spread infectious disease across America, warn netizens
(NaturalNews) America is in a de facto state of invasion, and it's an invasion that was deliberately engineered to "occupy" America with a flood of illegal immigrants known to be carriers of tuberculosis, scabies, lice, AIDS, Swine Flu and other infectious diseases, warn netizens... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: Calais to Raze Three Migrants' Camps
[RFI]The French Channel port of Calais is to clear three camps that house 600 migrants from Syria, east Africa and Afghanistan because of an outbreak of scabies. NGOs complain that no alternative accommodation is being offered. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 23, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mali: Mali - Tackling Scabies Outbreaks in Prisons
[ICRC]Over 2,600 detainees have been treated for scabies in an eradication campaign run by the Malian prison authorities, with the support of the ICRC, in the prisons of Sikasso, Kati and Bamako. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 5, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Scabies 24 Hour Natural Remedy Report Review | How To Treat...
The Scabies 24 Hour Natural Remedy Report, developed by Joe Barton, is a revolutionary remedy that guides people on how to treat scabies and get healthy skin. The site Vkool.com published The Scabies...(PRWeb April 01, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/scabies-24-hour/natural-remedy-report/prweb11723842.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 2, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scabies 24-hour Natural Remedy Report Review | How to Kill Scabies...
Scabies 24-Hour Natural Remedy Report, written by Joe Barton, is a brand new book for people who want to learn how to cure scabies and itches efficiently. The Scabies 24-Hour Natural Remedy Report...(PRWeb March 08, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/the-scabies-24-hour/natural-remedy-report/prweb11648919.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 9, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scabies Control by Forces of Nature Offers Safe, Natural, Organic...
Forces of Nature introduces Scabies Control, the world’s first over-the-counter certified organic treatment for scabies(PRWeb December 19, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/forces-of-nature/home-scabies-treatment/prweb11436251.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - December 20, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

“Scabies 24-Hour Natural Remedy Report” Reveals To People An Effective...
Scabies 24-Hour Natural Remedy Report designed by Joe Barton is a new book that provides people with a safe and natural scabies treatment for both men and women. A detailed Scabies 24-Hour Natural...(PRWeb November 17, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/natural-scabies/treatment/prweb11341649.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 19, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Impact of Scabies in Resource-Poor CommunitiesImpact of Scabies in Resource-Poor Communities
Scabies is still a neglected disease and should be perceived as an important public health problem, considering its impact in resource-poor communities. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape PublicHealth Headlines)
Source: Medscape PublicHealth Headlines - July 24, 2013 Category: Primary Care Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Scabies: Timely Diagnosis Key to Containment, Relief
A scabies diagnosis can be made with a history of pruritus that is worse in the evening with a rash in a typical distribution and a history of itching in close contacts. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - July 9, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

“We are not tourists, we are people fleeing a war”
For many refugees from Syria, getting a roof over their heads and keeping their families fed is a massive struggle. On World Refugee Day, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warns that dire living conditions are affecting people’s health. “After our house was destroyed in Syria eight months ago, we moved from one place to another to flee the war before crossing the Lebanese border,” says a woman named Wafa, who now lives with her family in an unfinished building in Al Marj, in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, the main entry point into the country for Syrians. “We were ...
Source: MSF News - June 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Update Lebanon Frontpage Refugees & IDPs Source Type: news

How To Get Rid Of Scabies | How “Scabies Natural Remedy Report” Helps...
Scabies Natural Remedy Report created by Joe Barton is a new scabies treatment book that instructs people how to get rid of scabies naturally and fast. A full Scabies Natural Remedy Report review on...(PRWeb June 10, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/get-rid-of/scabies/prweb10815334.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 12, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Humanitarian crisis grows
MSF Canada’s executive director Stephen Cornish recently returned from a two-week visit to Syria, Lebanon and Turkey. We talked to him about the humanitarian situation inside Syria, as well as the situation of Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries. Can you describe some of the healthcare needs you witnessed? We usually only hear about people killed by shelling and mortars. But there are many silent casualties of the conflict. Many civilians die because they don’t have access to healthcare. People with treatable diseases such as diabetes or cancer can no longer get the treatment they need. An increasing ...
Source: MSF News - April 18, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Syria NEWS Violence Source Type: news

Scabies link with pemphigoid investigated
Research suggests that patients who experience scabies infection may be at increased risk for developing the autoimmune blistering skin condition bullous pemphigoid. (Source: MedWire News - Dermatology)
Source: MedWire News - Dermatology - March 22, 2013 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Crusted Scabies
A 40-year-old woman who had been receiving prednisone and azathioprine for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus complained of a widespread, intensely pruritic, heavily scaling skin rash. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - January 17, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news