Morbidity

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First reported 56 mins ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 1 reports

Case fatality rate for Ebola virus disease in West Africa

Via The Lancet: Case fatality rate for Ebola virus disease in west Africa. Click through for the documentation links, a chart, and a supplementary appendix in PDF. I've bolded a couple of key points.The case fatality rate (CFR) for the 2014 Ebola outbreak ... [Published H5N1 - 56 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Ebola cases to explode without drastic action: WHO

By in Monrovia | AFP News  –The number of Ebola infections is set to explode unless the response is radically intensified, the WHO warned on Tuesday, predicting tens of thousands of cases by the end of the year.The UN agency said in a report that new ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

WHO Report: More Than 20,000 Cases of Ebola in Africa By November

In a dire, grim report by the World Health Organization released in the New England Journal of Medicine Monday, researchers estimate that the Ebola virus runs a serious risk of becoming endemic in West Africa and remain a constant presence on the continent. ... [Published Gawker - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

More funds demanded for preventive side of healthcare

Home » Karachi By KARACHI: Provincial Manager, Save the Children Iqbal Detho on Monday said breastfeeding is a complete nourishment for newborns and infants and breastfeeding should be administrated to every child till first two years as to reduce the ... [Published Pakistan Press International - 2 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Mortality by occupation in Sweden 2008–2012

Demographic Analysis (DEMOG)- Mortality by occupation in Sweden 2008-2012There are clear differences in mortality between different occupational groups. Managers have lower mortality rates than employed persons on average. The same applies to professionals ... [Published Noodls - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Ebola cases can exceed 20,000 within five to six weeks

Cases of the deadly Ebola virus could exceed 20,000 within five to six weeks if measures to control the epidemic are not immediately strengthened, leading experts said in an article published Tuesday. Liberia, Guinea Conakry and Sierra Leone were, in ... [Published Individual.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Immune response may explain worse flu symptoms among pregnant women

Women who get the flu while pregnant have a much higher risk of hospitalization and death and are four times more likely to deliver a premature baby. During the 1918 epidemic, in fact, the death rate among pregnant women was at least 28 times that of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Swift action needed to curb exponential climb in Ebola outbreak

Via a WHO news release embargoed until one minute past midnight, September 23:Unless Ebola control measures in West Africa are enhanced quickly, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Imperial College, London, predict numbers will continue ... [Published H5N1 - 10 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Social disadvantage drives poor pregnancy outcomes

Social deprivation is as much a risk factor for poor pregnancy outcomes as older maternal age, an Australian study finds.Women living in disadvantaged areas were twice as likely to experience severe maternal morbidity as women from wealthier backgrounds, ... [Published Australian Doctor - 9 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Improvements in NICU nursing care could boost health outcomes for underweight black infants

The health outcomes and quality of care for underweight black infants could greatly improve with more nurses on staff at hospitals with higher concentrations of black patients, according to a new study co-led by a Rutgers researcher.The study, published ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Multiple morbidity management

Question: Researchers in WA have investigated the proportions of general practice patients with multiple chronic conditions and estimated the burden of this. ... [article truncated...] (Please login or signup to continue reading) ... [Published Medical Observer - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Morbidity, Encumbrance
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Weapons for battling viruses

It is a deadly virus, killing more than half the people it infects. It originates in bats, crossing into humans who come in contact with them. It first causes fever, as do many other ailments, leaving health care workers with few early hints that they’re ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - Sep 22 2014]

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The Speaker said, "Children below 18 years of age are not physically and mentally prepared to conceive, give birth and rearing of the new born babies. They are at high health risk if they are married and conceived babies at their adolescent period which force them to give birth to unhealthy babies, their premature deaths and deaths to those adolescent mothers."
The epidemic might simply "rumble on as it has for the last few months for the next few years," Dye said, stressing that "the fear is that Ebola will become more or less a permanent feature of the human population"
He says: "Additional risk factors for polio include traveling to places where polio is endemic or widespread, living with someone infected with polio, working in a laboratory where live poliovirus is kept, and having your tonsils removed."
...about 15% of people in prestate eras died violently, compared to about 3% of the citizens of the earliest states," wrote Harvard’s Steven Pinker. "The rate of documented direct deaths from political violence (war, terrorism, genocide and warlord militias) in the past decade is an unprecedented few hundredths of a percentage point." Vox’s Zack Beauchamp explains the reasons for the decline here , and it includes some culprits you probably don’t expect, like nuclear weapons

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Case fatality rate for Ebola virus disease in W... [Published H5N1 - 56 mins ago]
Via The Lancet: Case fatality rate for Ebola virus disease in west Africa. Click through for the documentation links, a chart, and a supplementary appendix in PDF. I've bolded a couple of key points.The case fatality rate (CFR) for the 2014 Ebola outbreak ...
Farrar and Piot: The Ebola emergency — immediat... [Published H5N1 - 3 hours ago]
Via NEJM, a commentary by Jeremy J. Farrar and Peter Piot: The Ebola Emergency — Immediate Action, Ongoing Strategy. Read their whole article. Excerpt:The 25th known outbreak of Ebola virus infection is unlike any of the previous epidemics. It has already ...
WHO: The first nine months of Ebola in West Africa [Published H5N1 - 3 hours ago]
The article mentioned in the post just below has now been published in the New England Journal of Medicine (thanks to Greg Folkers for sending the link): Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa — The First 9 Months of the Epidemic and Forward Projections. ...
Oxabact® Granted EMA Orphan Drug Designation fo... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - 7 hours ago]
STOCKHOLM, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --SBS is a highly disabling malabsorptive condition. SBS is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, reduced quality of life and high healthcare costs."We are happy to announce that Oxabact® is now ...
Liberia: Study warns swift action needed to cur... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, World Investigation of new data expands information on spread of outbreak and case fatality rate WHO/News release 25 GENEVA ¦ 22 September 2014 -- Unless Ebola control ...
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