Latest Kawasaki disease Stories
Patients with this Pediatric Disease Depend on Plasma Donation ANNAPOLIS, Md., Jan.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent tragic death of Jett Travolta has raised awareness of Kawasaki Disease, a disease with which he was diagnosed in early childhood. Kawasaki disease is a rare form of vasculitis which usually strikes children under the age of five.
Significant Step in Merck's Efforts to Expand Global Access to Rotavirus Vaccine Media: Nalini Saligram, 215-652-9232 Amy Rose, 908-423-6537 OR Investors: Eva Boratto, 908-423-5185 ROTATEQ(R) (rotavirus vaccine, live, oral, pentavalent), the pentavalent rotavirus vaccine from Merck & Co., Inc., that helps prevent rotavirus gastroenteritis in infants and children, has been awarded pre-qualification status by the World Health Organization (WHO).
By Schick, Michael Despite many extraordinary advances, molecular imaging remains among the best-kept secrets in health care. Many physicians and many more patients are not convinced of the value of newer molecular imaging procedures over more familiar diagnostic approaches.
By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Not
When added to standard treatment, steroids significantly reduce the odds of developing heart damage in children with Kawasaki's disease, according to a study in the October issue of Pediatrics.
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