Can a Newborn Contract Meningitis From a Kiss?
An Iowa couple say viral meningitis was most likely given to the baby girl by someone infected with the herpes simplex virus type 1, most commonly associated with cold...
2 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Baby Loses Battle With Meningitis After Being Kissed By Someone With A Cold Sore
A kiss from someone with herpes can be very dangerous for a baby This should have been the best month ever for Nicole and Shane Sifrit. On July 1st, they welcomed their...
3 days ago - Scary Mommy - 2 articles
Beyond Folliculitis: Recognizing Herpes Gladiatorum in Adolescent Athletes
A previously healthy 17-year-old adolescent male wrestler presented to the emergency department with right eyelid swelling, worsening pruritic rash on his forehead, headache...
4 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Hidden Herpes Virus May Play Key Role in MS, Other Brain Disorders
The ubiquitous human herpesvirus 6 may play a critical role in impeding the brain's ability to repair itself in diseases like multiple sclerosis. The findings, which appear in...
11 days ago - University of Rochester Medical Center
Mothers with history of herpes can protect their offspring from neurological infection
Pregnant women with a previous history of herpes simplex virus type 1 infection maintain active antibodies against the virus, and researchers have found that this protection...
17 days ago - ScienceDaily
Impact of an Institutional Guideline on the Care of Neonates at Risk for Herpes Simplex Virus in the Emergency Department
Background and Objectives: Herpes simplex virus is rare in neonates but carries significant morbidity and mortality in that group. Emergency department clinicians have little...
1 month ago - Pediatric Emergency Care - 3 articles
Diagnosing and Treating Mononucleosis
Infectious mononucleosis is usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus , which is a member of the herpes virus family. This virus was discovered by the renowned Russian...
2 monthes ago - Topix
Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer
HSV1716 - an oncolytic herpes simplex virus-1 - has been studied in adults via injection into the brain and superficial tumors.
2 monthes ago - News Medical
Case 2: Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Preterm Infant and Complications
2 monthes ago - AAP Publications
A 20-Month-Old Girl with Fever, Seizures, Hemiparesis and Brain Lesions Requiring a Diagnostic Brain Biopsy
We report a case of a 20-month-old girl with atypical presentation of a fairy common condition. She presented with acute onset of fever, seizures and hemiparesis. Her...
3 monthes ago - Seminars in Pediatric Neurology - 2 articles
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Woman, 40, claims cancer treatment helped her get pregnant
A 40-year-old woman from Florida who had been trying to get pregnant for 14 years claims her cancer treatment cured her infertility.
Collapsing salmon populations now causing population collapse of killer whales
A recent study published online in the PLOS ONE website revealed that the depleting Chinook salmon population was be a primary driver for high pregnancy failure rate among...
Working Smarter: Is Your Hard Work The Reason You Can't Get Ahead?
At 33-years-old, I'm a part of the millennial generation whose parents and grandparents routinely label entitled and self-absorbed. We're the last in a long line of generations...
Family Factors Play a Key Role in Child 132043; Temperament
Maternal depression was associated with difficult temperaments in infants when maternal sensitivity was low, but not when maternal sensitivity was high.
Little Kids Should Be Allowed To Have A Lemonade Stand, Dammit
Yet another child was taken to task for having the nerve to sell lemonade It hasn't been a great week for little girls who want to sell lemonade. We had a jerk threaten this...
Rihanna, Jimmy Kimmel, and Other Celebrities React To the Death Of Chester...
Rodale Inc. The Linkin Park frontman's reported suicide has shocked the music industry The music world was rocked yesterday by the news of Chester Bennington's death. The...
How Do You Know When to Stop Trying for a Baby?
After several miscarriages, a couple continues to try for a baby in hopes that the next pregnancy will be successful. Adoption is a option logisitically, but this family would...
Dietary Counseling for Children may also Improve the Diets of Parents
The long-term dietary counseling directed at children may be an efficient way to also improve the diets of parents.
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