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2014-09-18 23:05:02

Pre-Orders Now Open for Highly Anticipated Fever Smart Thermometer, Featuring Continuous Monitoring, Cloud Connectivity, Alert Notifications and Full Integration with iO8 and Apple’s Healthkit Platform. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Fever Smart (http://www.feversmart.com) today announced the company has begun production of its highly anticipated smart patch thermometer, the first wearable device that allows parents to monitor their children’s temperature continuously and...

fever origins
2014-08-28 03:00:29

David Engblom, Linköping University Fever is a response to inflammation, and is triggered by an onset of the signaling substance prostaglandin. Researchers at Linköping University can now see precisely where these substances are produced – a discovery that paves the way for smarter drugs. When you take an aspirin, all production of prostaglandins in the body is suppressed. All symptoms of inflammation are eased simultaneously, including fever, pain and loss of appetite. But it might...

2014-08-12 08:31:17

TYLENOL® Partners with Pediatrician Tanya Altmann, MD and Mom Central to Help Moms by Giving Them Tips for Managing Childhood Milestones to Reveal Those Feel Better Smiles FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From first fever, to first tooth and first bike ride - every new experience is a critical step along a child's journey. But, according to a new survey conducted by Mom Central in partnership with the makers of TYLENOL®, some milestones are more...

2014-07-24 23:06:08

InventHelp, America's leading inventor service company, attempts to submit an invention, Peace of Mind Fever Alert System, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 "My child had a fever of 106.7, and I did not know until morning," said an inventor from Cynthiana, Ky. "I could not begin treatment early, and high fevers can cause seizures, brain damage, hearing loss, vision problems and kidney damage, so I was worried. My invention would have alerted...

New Diagnostic Tool For Valley Fever
2014-07-24 03:00:58

By Richard Harth, Arizona State University On July 5, 2011, a massive wall of dust,  (“haboob,” in Arabic), blanketed Phoenix, Arizona, creating an awesome spectacle, (or stubborn nuisance, depending on your perspective). Dust storms are a common occurrence in the arid desert environments of the American Southwest. But windborne dust can be a serious health risk, lofting spores of a sometimes-lethal fungus known as Coccidioides. The resulting ailment, known as coccidioidomycosis...

NIH Gives Advice Hyperthermia For Older Adults
2014-07-03 03:40:07

National Institutes Of Health During the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the NIH, has some tips to help mitigate some of the dangers. Hyperthermia is an abnormally high body temperature caused by a failure of the heat-regulating mechanisms in the body to deal with the heat coming from the environment. Heat stroke, heat...

2014-07-02 12:28:44

Protect your child, your family, your school, and your community HARRISBURG, Pa., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has become a ritual for Pennsylvania parents preparing their children for the first day of kindergarten - school-required immunizations. Thanks to these required vaccinations, certain diseases have become very rare. "Parents play a significant role in the long-term health of their children by making sure they are vaccinated," said Bruce A. MacLeod, MD, 2014...

2014-05-18 08:20:23

Panel addresses success of antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing febrile UTI as well as the impact of the American Academy of Pediatrics UTI 2011 Guidelines for diagnosing and managing febrile UTI in Children with VUR ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies evaluating widely-used practices to prevent, diagnose and manage febrile urinary tract infections (UTI) in children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) will be presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of...

2014-05-13 08:33:18

New submission based on positive data from a 15-month schizoaffective relapse prevention study TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the submission of supplemental New Drug Applications (sNDAs) for once-monthly atypical long-acting antipsychotic INVEGA(®) SUSTENNA(®) (paliperidone palmitate) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval to treat schizoaffective disorder as either monotherapy or adjunctive...

2014-04-22 08:34:04

TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Janssen Research and Development, LLC, both members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, announced that several posters related to the company's work in mental health will be featured at the 167(th) Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in New York City May 3 to 7. The posters are: -- Paliperidone Palmitate Research in Demonstrating Effectiveness (PRIDE):...


Latest fever Reference Libraries

Temperature Examination
2012-11-26 23:06:36

Taking a patient's temperature is an initial part of a full clinical examination. The moment the medical provider comes within inches of the patient’s skin, they can tell if there is a change in the patient’s temperature. Heat radiates from a febrile patient, skin becomes clammy when cardiac output is reduced, and cold skin can be an ominous sign when combined with other negative findings. Temperature is an important indicator for patient status. How the Temperature is Attained...

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2011-01-12 16:27:29

The common cold is a viral disease of the upper respiratory system, caused primarily by rhinoviruses and coronaviruses. Symptoms usually include a cough, sore throat, runny nose, and a fever. There is no known treatment to shorten the duration of the virus yet the cold normally dissipates after 7 to 10 days. It is the most common infectious disease in humans who on average are infected two to four times a year in adults. It can also be called a upper respiratory tract infection. Other...

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2011-01-11 13:06:23

Feline calicivirus (FCV), in the Caliciviridae family, is one of two important viral causes of respiratory infection in cats. FCV can be isolated from around 50 percent of cats with upper respiratory infection. The various strains of FCV vary in virulence. Since it is an RNA virus it has a high elasticity of its genome which makes it more adaptable to environmental pressures. This causes the development of vaccines more difficult. In infected cats it has been shown that the gene for the...

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