Fever Health News

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5/10/2012
Strides Made in Diagnosing, Treating Lupus

New therapies are being developed for people with the autoimmune illness, experts say

2/28/2012
Parents Often Right to Bring Kids With Fever to the ER: Study

But many fevers subside without treatment, aren't serious, U.S. expert says

2/23/2012
'Bird' Flu May Be More Common in Humans, But Less Deadly

Millions may have had virus without noticing it, researchers find

2/21/2012
Study: No Significant Rise in Seizure Risk From Common Kids' Vaccine

Immunizations protect children from life-threatening diseases, experts say

2/3/2012
Epidural Plus Fever in Mom May Raise Risks for Baby

Study found as mother's temperature rose, problems were more likely at birth

12/16/2011
Dengue Fever Cases Subside in Florida, But Threat Remains

Report finds no outbreak in Key West this year, but many residents may still be infected

11/30/2011
Infant Vaccines May Work Better If Given in Afternoon

Babies slept more soundly when they had their shots after 1:30 p.m., researchers say

10/12/2011
Certain After-Stroke Treatments May Boost Outcome

Management of fever, blood sugar and swallowing problems boosts survival, functioning, study finds

10/7/2011
Simple MRIs Safe for Children, Study Says

But health risks rise when sedation, contrast dyes are used, researchers say

8/15/2011
Chinese Herbs Equal to Tamiflu in Reducing H1N1 Fever: Study

In patients with mild symptoms, traditional treatment worked just as well as prescription drug

6/30/2011
Hong Kong Strain of Scarlet Fever Unlikely to Spread to U.S., Experts Say

But they advise keeping an eye on outbreaks of chickenpox, which may result from the illness

5/18/2011
FDA Advisers Urge Infant Doses for Kids' OTC Fever Relievers

Would better protect those under 2 who use products like Children's Tylenol, experts say

5/17/2011
FDA Panels to Weigh Dosing Labels for Kids' OTC Fever Relievers

Might better protect those under 2 who use products like Children's Tylenol, experts say

5/11/2011
Fever During Pregnancy, Diabetes and Obesity May Raise Autism Risk

But study finds births by C-section didn't seem to have any impact

4/11/2011
1st U.S. Test to Diagnose Dengue Fever Approved

Illness more common in Latin America, Caribbean and Asia

3/23/2011
Health Tip: Taking Baby's Temperature

Suggestions for using a thermometer

3/17/2011
Shar-Pei Dogs Shed Light on Human Fever Syndromes

Same gene mutation may cause pooch's wrinkled skin, inflammatory disease in people: study

2/28/2011
Kids' Fevers May Not Always Need Treatment

Pediatric group recommends lowering a temp only when child is uncomfortable

1/28/2011
Wild Hogs in Texas Pose Infection Risk to Humans

Use caution when handling wild game, officials urge

1/12/2011
How to Cope With Stomach Flu Symptoms

Doctor offers tips to aid patients' recovery

11/4/2010
Ofirmev Sanctioned for Pain and Fever

First U.S.-approved injected form of acetaminophen

11/2/2010
Health Tip: Is Your Child's Fever Serious?

Signs the condition may be mild

10/13/2010
Scientists Unlock Some Dengue Fever Secrets

Discovery may point to prevention, treatment advances, researchers say

8/6/2010
Rotavirus Vaccine Trials Show Positive Results in Africa, Asia

Oral vaccine can potentially save infants' lives in developing world, two studies find

7/25/2010
As Temperature Rises, So Does Seniors' Risk of Hyperthermia

Experts offer tips for avoiding dangerous heat-related health conditions

7/23/2010
Avoid Mosquito Bites to Prevent Dengue Fever in Florida: Expert

Advice to cut risk includes using bug spray with DEET, eliminating still water sources

7/14/2010
Dengue Infection Re-Emerges in Florida: CDC

5 percent of Key West residents tested were exposed to mosquito-borne virus in 2009

2/6/2010
Spectators Need to Prepare for Olympic Games, Too

Health experts urge travelers to take steps to prevent illness

1/1/2010
Health Tip: Managing Febrile Seizures

What to do if your child has one

11/25/2009
Brazilian Mint Tea Naturally Good for Pain Relief

Traditional South American medicinal herb proves effective in animal study

11/12/2009
My 10-Day Ordeal With the Swine Flu

Reporter recounts her bout with H1N1, made all the worse by chronic asthma

10/16/2009
Tylenol May Weaken Effectiveness of Kids' Vaccines

Giving analgesic to prevent fever at shot time could be counterproductive, researchers say

10/5/2009
Sinus Infections Push Millions to U.S. Doctors Each Year

But researchers find significant geographical differences in patients and treatment

8/25/2009
International Travel Raises Risk of Typhoid

Drug-resistant strains most common among visitors to Indian subcontinent, CDC reports

7/18/2009
Guard Against Swine Flu at Summer Camp

Before sending off your kids, take some precautions, expert says

6/12/2009
Caldolor Is First Approved Injected Ibuprofen

For hospital patients who can't take oral drug

2/3/2009
Health Tip: Taking Your Temperature

How to use a thermometer correctly

9/19/2008
Acetaminophen Linked to Childhood Asthma

Drug should only be used to treat high fevers in children, experts say

9/5/2008
Kids' Fever Time Cut Using Ibuprofen First

British study also finds a combination of paracetamol and ibuprofen might work as a follow-up

5/5/2008
Ethnicity Plays Role in Parents' Treatment of Childhood Fever

Hispanics had the highest 'fever phobia,' study finds

12/12/2007
Health Tip: When Your Child Has a Fever

How to keep her comfortable

12/3/2007
Fever May Improve Behavior of Children With Autism Disorders

Finding could lead to new avenues of treatment for the disorder, study suggests

3/7/2007
Health Tip: Taking Your Child's Temperature

Which type of thermometer is best?

3/6/2007
9/21/2006
Vaccine Combo May Land Infants in ER: Study

Five-shot mix poses fever risk to one in 100 babies, researchers find

9/28/2005
Prolonged Fever Can Be Sign of Some Cancers

Patients might have a slightly higher risk of tumors, a new study finds

8/10/2005
Expert Warns of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Spread

Better physician awareness needed to fight this disease

11/23/2004
Education Campaigns Cut Antibiotic Use

Better public awareness may stem resistance to drugs

3/9/2004
Experience Counts in Treating Baby's Fever

Effective even when doctors don't follow guidelines strictly

2/9/2004
Infant Fevers Linked to Reduced Allergy Risk

Early bouts with high temperatures seem to stem allergy development in childhood