Latest Kawasaki disease Stories

2009-01-06 12:09:00

Patients with this Pediatric Disease Depend on Plasma Donation ANNAPOLIS, Md., Jan.

2009-01-05 10:08:00

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.

2008-12-23 18:09:00


2008-10-13 15:00:10

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).

2008-06-25 03:02:18

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.

2006-02-13 16:18:20

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Not

2005-10-03 14:46:29

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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