Impetigo

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Name: Impetigo
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Do you really need that antibiotic?

London - There’s always the temptation when you get fed up with that troublesome cough or bout of sinusitis to go and ask the doctor if they can give you anything for it.Often that ‘anything’ will be antibiotics. GPs write around 35 million prescriptions ... [Published South Africa Star - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Topical antibiotics behind rise in MRSA

Photo: CDC/Melissa DankelOveruse of topical antibiotics is driving a dramatic increase in antibiotic resistance among community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections, microbiologists in New Zealand warn.In what they describe as a “cautionary tale”, ... [Published Australian Doctor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

What's that spot? Picture guide to children's rashes

Crops of red spots, which turn into small, fluid-filled, itchy blisters that break and then scab over.Anywhere on the body. Several crops of spots may develop over a few days.Anyone who has not had chickenpox.Normally no treatment is necessary, but your ... [Published Made For Mums - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Impetigo

affects more than 110 million children worldwide at any one time. The major burden of disease is in developing and tropical settings where topical antibiotics are impractical and lead to rapid emergence of antimicrobial resistance. Few trials of systemic ... [Published Lancet - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

[Comment] Treatment of impetigo in resource-limited settings

With an estimated worldwide prevalence of more than 140 million cases in 2010, impetigo is one of the seven skin disorders ranking in the 50 most common causes of disease. After dermatitis or eczema and viral warts, impetigo is the third most common skin ... [Published The Lancet online - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Health Teach those back-to-school bugs a lesson with matron's top tips

Head liceWith large numbers of children in the confined area of a classroom for hours each day it’s no wonder head lice can spread quickly and easily.A third of schoolchildren in the UK will get them at some point. Prevention is difficult if a classmate ... [Published Daily Express - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Baby Health: Your Essential Medical Guide

Worried that your baby is unwell but aren’t sure what exactly is wrong with him? Before you panic, take a look through our medical encyclopedia to see what could be the problem...Hip dysplasiaChecking your baby’s hip health is important from birth to ... [Published Mother and Baby - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Spread of infectious diseases likely due to sit-ins in Federal Capitals

ISLAMABAD: Health experts have pointed out that there are high chances of spread of infectious diseases in Federal Capital due to presence of people from different areas in the sit-ins of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT ... [Published AAJ TV - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Source of infectious rash sought

WEST YARMOUTH — Cape Cod Inflatable Park on Route 28 is at the center of a dispute over whether the kiddie pools of untreated water at the base of the slides could have been the source of bacterial infections or rashes in some children.Joe Marrama, owner ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

NovaBay shares routed after lead program fails another clinical study

About 9 months after NovaBay Pharmaceuticals ($NBY) reported that its lead anti-infective therapy auriclosene had failed a Phase IIb study for impetigo, the little biotech was forced to come back and concede another setback as an opthalmic solution of ... [Published FierceBiotech - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

27th medical mission to Ecuador finds many needing care

By Rev. Dwight Stevens, M.D., D.Th.We found ourselves at 12,783 feet altitude in the Andes mountains of Ecuador, finally arriving at our destination. In the distance, we saw a remote village that was cold, windy and barren of anything resembling western ... [Published Palm Beach Daily News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Foamix files for Wall Street IPO

The company is developing foam-based drugs for treating skin diseases.Israeli company Foamix Pharmaceuticals, which is developing foam-based drugs for treating skin diseases, has published a draft prospectus for raising up to $75 million on Wall Street. ... [Published Globes - Aug 14 2014]

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"If a doctor says antibiotics are not appropriate for an illness, we should all listen and not pressurise them into giving us unnecessary drugs" she said last month. "Resistance to antibiotics is a real threat."
"I had a couple people mention they had developed a rash or staph infection" Murphy said. He's been monitoring the park's operation since then
...for the company noted that they had enrolled patients around the globe, working at sites in the United States, India, Sri Lanka, and Brazil.  "The endpoints measured clearing of bulbar conjunctival injection (red eye), eradication of adenovirus from the tear film, spread of infection to the fellow eye, reduction in sub-epithelial infiltrates, clearing of blurred vision compared to its Vehicle at Test-of-Cure Visit" the company reported
...Their minute size means they're "more likely than larger particles to enter cells, tissues and organs" and "can be more chemically reactive and more bioactive than larger particles of the same chemicals" FoE says. A Cornell University study found nanoparticle exposure changed the structure of intestinal-wall lining in chickens

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[Comment] Treatment of impetigo in resource-lim... [Published The Lancet online - Aug 27 2014]
With an estimated worldwide prevalence of more than 140 million cases in 2010, impetigo is one of the seven skin disorders ranking in the 50 most common causes of disease. After dermatitis or eczema and viral warts, impetigo is the third most common skin ...
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