Description: Antibiotic drugs will not help because they fight bacteria, not viruses. Learn more about antibiotics. If you have norovirus illness, you should drink plenty of liquids to replace fluid lost from vomiting and diarrhea. This will help prevent dehydration. Dehydration can lead to serious problems ...
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Description: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (/ tʃ ɪ ˈ p oʊ t l eɪ /, chih-POHT-lay) is an American chain of fast casual restaurants in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, and France, specializing in tacos and Mission-style burritos.Its name derives from chipotle, the Nahuatl name for a smoked and dried jalapeño chili pepper. The company trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ...
Description: Norovirus, a dangerous and miserable stomach bug, has been spreading at the Winter Olympics.. Although most of the cases have been among workers at …
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Description: Gallstones (Cholelithiasis) form when substances in bile harden. Stones that block bile ducts can cause gallbladder attacks. Find out who is at risk.
Description: Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of cells that starts in the breast tissue. About one in eight women in the United States will develop the condition in her lifetime.
Description: The BK virus was first isolated in 1971 from the urine of a renal transplant patient, initials B.K. The BK virus is similar to another virus called the JC virus (JCV), since their genomes share 75% sequence similarity. Both of these viruses can be identified and differentiated from each other by carrying out serological tests using specific antibodies or by using a PCR based genotyping approach.
Description: Why all the fuss about water treatment outdoors? The answer is that there’s no easy way to tell whether or not that pristine-looking stream a few hundred yards away from your camp is harboring a gut-seeking microbe. If any animal, including humans, can reach an area, so can disease-causing ...
Description: Learn what options you have for water treatment while traveling. This article discusses the pros and cons of different treatment methods.
Description: The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ connected to both the liver and the small intestine. This organ stores bile, which aids in the digestion of fat. However, if the gallbladder needs to be removed, the bile duct enlarges to take on the gallbladder's role. Side effects after gallbladder ...
Description: Get the facts on lung cancer types, symptoms, causes, treatment, and stages. Learn about treatment options for small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. Read about the life expectancy for lung cancer.
Description: The goals with testing are to diagnose Wilson disease, evaluate its severity, distinguish between those who have the disease and those who are carriers, rule out other causes of liver and neurological dysfunction, and monitor the effectiveness of treatment for Wilson disease.Testing is also used to identify family members who are presymptomatic or carriers and sometimes for prenatal evaluation.
Description: When some people feel nauseous and have stomach pain, they often assume a diagnosis of a stomach virus or food poisoning. This article explains the different characteristics of these illnesses, as ...
Description: The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and the Ministry of Health have developed provincial guidelines for the treatment of opioid addiction. The guidelines are aimed at improving prescribers’ knowledge of the various medical and psychosocial treatments available for opioid addiction in the face of the growing problem of opioid overdoses attributable to fentanyl and other ...
Description: INTRODUCTION — Clostridioides (formerly Clostridium) difficile infection (CDI) is one of the most common hospital-acquired (nosocomial) infections and is an increasingly frequent cause of morbidity and mortality among older adult hospitalized patients . C. difficile colonizes the human intestinal tract after the normal gut flora has been disrupted (frequently in association with antibiotic ...
Description: 602 nature publishing group The American Journal of GASTROENTEROLOGY VOLUME 111 | MAY 2016 www.amjgastro.com PRACTICE GUIDELINES INTRODUCTION Acute diarrheal infection is a leading cause of outpatient visits, hospitalizations, and lost quality of life occurring in both domes-
Description: People at high risk of overdose are dying in their own homes, but a new program aims to prevent that. Vancouver Coastal Health’s Substance use Treatment and Response Team or START provides rapid access to at-home detox for those who need help stopping or stabilizing their substance use.
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