Monthly Archives: September 2018

What is chronic laryngitis?

Chronic laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box that lasts for more than 3 weeks. It can cause hoarseness and other symptoms. Causes include other illnesses and certain lifestyle factors. Treatment involves resting the voice, avoiding throat irritants, and treating underlying conditions. Learn more here. …read more

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We may not need to rely on antibiotics to treat UTIs

New research has discovered that targeting cellulose may reduce — or even completely do away with — the need to take antibiotics to treat some infections. …read more

By |September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

The response to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is at a critical juncture. While substantial progress has been made, the situation is precarious given recent increases in insecurity, incidents of community reluctance and geographical spread. …read more

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What can cause a rash on the face in a baby?

Babies commonly develop rashes on their faces. Most are nothing to worry about, and many clear up on their own. Possible causes include eczema, acne, milia, and slapped cheek syndrome. Learn more here. …read more

By |September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

What is bronchopneumonia?

Bronchopneumonia is pneumonia that affects the bronchi of the lungs, causing inflammation. It often results from a bacterial infection, but viruses and fungi can also cause it. Symptoms include coughing, breathing problems, and fever. It can resolve in a few weeks but, if not treated, can be life-threatening. …read more

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