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Diabetes patients with influenza (flu) face very serious health risks like ketoacidosis, pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus infection, ear infections, and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that even when diabetes is well… Read More
Norovirus (stomach flu) has affected students at Carleton College in Minnesota. At least 22 students have been affected thus far, and it is suspected that the illness originated from the Hogan Brothers’ Acoustic Cafe in Northfield, Minnesota, a popular restaurant… Read More
Norovirus 2016 update: Stomach flu affects the residents of Wilsonville, Oregon, hits a restaurant in Red Wing, Minnesota, and a new study explains that the cost of treating norovirus exceeds $64 billion.
Many seniors have fallen ill as a… Read More
Osteoarthritis onset may be detected through changes in the interstitial fluid flow in cartilage, leading to inflammation. Osteoarthritis is a debilitating disease with no cure that can affect anyone at any age, but is common among older age groups.… Read More
Norovirus 2016 outbreak update: Suspected stomach flu cases rise in Marshfield, central Wisconsin.
Over 270 people attending an event in Marshfield, central Wisconsin have been potentially exposed to the norovirus. The Wood County Health Department is investigating the 16… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) risk is influenced by low testosterone levels in men. Low testosterone levels are seen in both men and women with rheumatoid arthritis, revealing that sex hormones may play a role in the disease. Unfortunately, it is unclear… Read More
Norovirus and flu (influenza) are often mistaken for one another, but they are two very different illnesses. What could be fueling the confusion is that norovirus is often referred to as the stomach flu – but, in fact, there is… Read More
Norovirus outbreak 2016 updates: stomach flu hits the University of Rochester and the University of Minnesota, while researchers found cold plasma treatment may help reduce the risk of norovirus (stomach flu).
Nearly 60 students from the University of Rochester have… Read More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported that the 2015-2016 flu season is coming to its end and has been a generally mild one overall. We previously reported that the current season saw fewer flu cases and… Read More
Influenza 2016 is still on the rise in Maine, but cases have been winding down in San Diego. It may be hard to grasp that influenza is still striking in April, but with the slow start to the flu season… Read More
Norovirus 2016 outbreak update: Stomach flue affects Oregon State University and Brockton homeless shelter.
Oregon State University and Benton County health officials are working together on a recent norovirus outbreak, which affected the school. The outbreak began on March 30,… Read More
A new study has uncovered that pregnant women who receive the flu shot can cut their risk of stillbirth. Australian researchers examined nearly 58,000 births during the 2012-2013 flu season. Over 5,000 of the women subjects received the flu shot.… Read More
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