New Tick-Borne Disease Found In The U.S.

January 20, 2013

New Tick-Borne Disease Found In The U.S.

A new infection causes by ticks that is extremely similar to Lyme disease has been found in 18 people in southern New England and upstate New York. The unnamed disease has been confirmed in humans for the first time by researchers from Yale University who published their findings in the New England Journal of Medicine. The report suggests that this new sickness could be infecting more than 4,300 Americans a year with flu-like symptoms and relapsing fevers. Luckily, one dosage of antibiotics seems capable of eliminating the disease…

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Health News from Medical News Today / Sat, 19 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT


Respiratory symptoms vary according to stage of menstrual cycle

November 9, 2012

Respiratory symptoms vary according to stage of menstrual cycle

Respiratory symptoms vary significantly during different stages of the menstrual cycle, with higher frequencies during the mid-luteal to mid-follicular stages, according to a new study.

EurekAlert! – Breaking News / Fri, 09 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT


Respiratory symptoms vary according to stage of menstrual cycle

November 9, 2012

Respiratory symptoms vary according to stage of menstrual cycle

Respiratory symptoms vary significantly during different stages of the menstrual cycle, with higher frequencies during the mid-luteal to mid-follicular stages, according to a new study.

EurekAlert! – Breaking News / Fri, 09 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT


Non-antibiotic compounds can prevent urinary tract infections

August 16, 2012

Non-antibiotic compounds can prevent urinary tract infections

The latest episode in the American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series describes a potential new approach for treating urinary tract infections (UTIs) – which affect millions of people annually – without traditional antibiotics. Because it involves non-antibiotic compounds, the approach would not contribute to the growing problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, or "superbugs."

Medical News / Thu, 16 Aug 2012 05:53:27 GMT


Strategy appears to help rule-in, rule-out heart attack within 1 hour

August 14, 2012

Strategy appears to help rule-in, rule-out heart attack within 1 hour

A strategy using an algorithm that incorporates high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T values appears to be associated with ruling-out or ruling-in myocardial infarction (heart attack) within one hour in 77 percent of patients with acute chest pain who presented to an emergency department

EurekAlert! – Breaking News / Mon, 13 Aug 2012 04:00:00 GMT


Creatine may fight major depression in women

August 7, 2012

Creatine may fight major depression in women

Women battling stubborn major depression may have a surprising new ally in their fight—the muscle-building dietary supplement creatine.

Medical News / Tue, 07 Aug 2012 04:26:24 GMT


Do you always have room for dessert Blame ghrelin, study authors say

June 26, 2012

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