Learn about TB

Learn about TB

Tuberculosis or known as TB is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis.The bacteria usually attack the lungs but it also can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine and brain. It could become fatal if not treated properly. TB Spreads TB is spread through the air from one person to another. The bacteria are put into the air when a person with TB disease of the lungs or throat coughs,…

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Heart Attack symptom and cause

Heart Attack symptom and cause

Heart attacks are a leading killer of both men and women  in most of countries in the world. Heart attack is a massive attack that results of die. Sometimes a healthy person can get heart attack. Heart attack occurs when regions of the heart muscle decrease in oxygen supply. The blockage of blood flow will buildup a plaque and make a blood clot forms. The muscle cells will suffer if the blood and oxygen supply…

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Do not take lightly pneumococcal

Do not take lightly pneumococcal

Did you know that every minute, a child around the world died from Pneumococcal (PnD)? What is pneumococcal ? Pneumococcal disease is an infection caused by the Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) bacterium, also known as pneumococcus. Infection can result in pneumonia, infection of the blood (bacteremia/sepsis), middle-ear infection (otitis media), or bacterial meningitis. Even a brief look symptoms such as fever and cough lasting, but the attitude of parents who are slow to bring children to…

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Misperceptions Keep Kids from Getting Lifesaving Treatment for Tickborne Diseases

Misperceptions Keep Kids from Getting Lifesaving Treatment for Tickborne Diseases

Kids are five times more likely than adults to die from tickborne diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). Doctors often avoid prescribing doxycycline, the most effective RMSF treatment, for young children because the drug’s warning label cautions that tooth staining may be a side effect in children younger than 8 years. A new study published in The Journal of Pediatrics suggests that for patients with RMSF, this warning may be doing more harm than…

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