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2012-06-14 11:11:40

One-third of febrile seizures associated with roseola virus New research shows that human herpesviruses (HHV)-6B and HHV-7, commonly know as roseola virus), account for one third of febrile status epilepticus (FSE) cases. Results of the FEBSTAT prospective study now available in Epilepsia, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggest that HHV-6B may be involved in the development of epilepsy and further research is urgently...

2008-07-29 18:00:20

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I found a cover story in a national magazine that purports there is much question about the need to lower cholesterol and to prescribe statin medicines. I can't believe this story wasn't front-page news, since 18 million Americans take statin drugs. People taking statins are exposed to the risks of muscle pain, memory loss and sexual dysfunction. My husband experienced these firsthand. His doctor ignored all his complaints and changed only the brand of statin drug. I hope...

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2011-02-17 16:35:12

Measles, also known as Rubeola or Morbilli, is caused by a virus and infects the respiratory system. Morbilliviruses are enveloped, single-stranded, negative-sense RNA viruses. Symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes and a generalized maculopapular erythematous rash. It is spread through respiration and is highly contagious. 90% of people without immunity who share a living space with someone infected will get measles. Infection incubates for about 14 days and infectivity...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'