Health News

Urine sampling not to be restricted to children with unexplained fever, say researchers

In a systematic review, researchers assessed the diagnostic value of certain physical symptoms that children may display that could indicate a urinary tract infection. The team performed literature reviews of the most prominent medical research databases from inception until Jan. 20, 2020 for studies reporting specific diagnostic accuracy data for clinical signs and symptoms compared […]

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FDA Grants EUA to COVID Screening Device for Asymptomatic People

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a screening device that identifies biomarkers that may indicate asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection in people ages 5 and older. The Tiger Tech COVID Plus Monitor (Tiger Tech Solutions, […]

Health Problems

Liver disease diagnosis

There are multiple causes of liver disease. While some are infective, some are genetic or autoimmune and some metabolic. This makes diagnosis difficult and often there are a battery of tests that need to be performed in order to correctly diagnose the underlying cause for the disease. Patients who develop signs of liver disease even […]

Medications

Terry White Chemists Clomipramine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS CLOMIPRAMINE Contains the active ingredient, clomipramine (as clomipramine hydrochloride) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine This leaflet answers some common questions about clomipramine. It does not contain all the […]

Health Problems

Treatment of whooping cough

Whooping cough or Pertussis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria Bordetella pertussis. Mild cases can be managed at home with adequate rest and fluids and antibiotics. Severe cases however may need hospital admission. There are a few possible treatments for whooping cough including antibiotics, supportive therapy and so forth. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, […]

Medications

Chemmart Escitalopram

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CHEMMART ESCITALOPRAM Contains the active ingredient, escitalopram (as escitalopram oxalate) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. This leaflet answers some common questions about escitalopram. It does not contain all the available information. […]

Health Problems

Causes of liver disease

The liver functions by clearing the body of drugs toxins and poisons and metabolizing nutrients for use. When the liver is damaged in the short or long term due to infection or other causes there may be liver disease. Classification of liver disease based on causes To divide causes of liver disease based on the […]