Health officials in the UK have warned of a concerning rise in whooping cough cases. The UK Health Security Agency said cases had risen 250 percent in a year. Between July and November there were 716 reported cases, which is three times higher than the same period in 2022. Whooping cough is a bacterial infection […]

For the first time since August 2022, Breneman, a college instructor and Erie School Board president, feels well enough to walk short distances and drive his car Stuart woman battles long covid Rebecca Schleider, of Stuart, struggles with long COVID illness three years after first infection in 2020. Crystal Vander Weit, Treasure Coast Newspapers Jay […]

PRESS RELEASE Published December 8, 2023 The global oxygen therapy market value was USD 35.7 billion in 2023, driven by the increasing prevalence of chronic respiratory diseases. The market size is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.7% during the forecast period of 2024-2032 to achieve a value of USD 69.4 billion by 2032. Request […]

Summary:Data released by Trupanion, a leading provider of medical insurance for pets, reveals a significant increase in respiratory illness case claims among dogs in various territories, including Canada and Nevada. Experts are advising pet owners to approach these illnesses in a manner similar to how humans treat a common cold. The Data Breakdown:The data provided […]

Fears have been raised as countries in Europe are reporting a sharp rise in an infection that can lead to pneumonia among children. France and Denmark are among the nations that have recorded a surge in illness of epidemic levels. The uptick in cases comes as China is currently dealing with an unprecedented rise in […]

With winter upon us, be sure to call your pediatrician or family medicine provider if you are worried that your child is dealing with more than a cold.Memorial Regional Health/Courtesy photo It’s cold season, which means that our kiddos are at risk of catching those nasty winter respiratory viruses. In fact, young children get an […]

Winter respiratory virus season is here. While most people already know about colds and flu, it’s important to know about RSV or Respiratory Syncytial (sin-SISH-uhl) Virus, as well. It’s another common cause of colds and other respiratory infections. RSV is a common seasonal respiratory virus. Even though RSV usually causes mild symptoms like a cold, […]

Key Points Question  Was a surge in viral and respiratory cases differentially associated with emergency department (ED) care at children’s hospitals in a statewide quality collaborative? Findings  In this cohort study of more than 2.7 million ED visits, prolonged wait times and lengths of stay were common at children’s hospitals. Greater visit volumes were associated […]

In an article that appears in this week’s Post-Record, the editor of a new anthology of writings by COVID “long-haulers” notes that “long COVID” — the cluster of often debilitating, post-acute infection health issues that have plagued tens of millions of Americans over the past four years is not something we should wish on our […]

Sign up for Chalkbeat Colorado’s free daily newsletter to get the latest reporting from us, plus curated news from other Colorado outlets, delivered to your inbox. Wednesday was a big day in Inmaculada Martín Hernández’s class. The students in her college-level conversational Spanish class at Denver’s North High School were conducting a Model United Nations […]

On Wednesday, we’ll get more insight into how many RSV, flu and COVID-19 cases there are in the state. This data will reflect the impact of Thanksgiving travel and gatherings. Local hospitals reported seeing an influx of respiratory illnesses. UNC Health is determining whether or not to pause elective procedures while some hospital floors are […]

State regulators have indefinitely banned a respiratory therapist from practicing in Minnesota after she failed to properly prepare a patient for transfer to the intensive care unit before they stopped breathing and died. The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice announced Wednesday that it has suspended indefinitely the license of Christine L. Fairchild, 33, of Chisholm, […]

The possibility of a triple threat of the flu, RSV and COVID-19 is a concern many Texans have this season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that RSV cases are increasing in the Southeastern U.S. While the RSV season begins in September or October, flu season is well underway, with flu activity often […]

The U.S. may or may not be headed for a “tripledemic” scenario like it saw last year—one in which three main pathogens drive up illnesses, hospitalizations, and general misery. The term tripledemic was a misnomer, experts say, as far more than three viruses—COVID, flu, and RSV—were responsible for the surge in sickness. So were influenza-like […]

The growth of the Inhalation and Nasal Spray market is attributed to the increasing prevalence of COPD and asthma on a global scale and the low cost of procuring generic drugs Vancouver, Dec. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global Inhalation and Nasal Spray Market will be worth USD 57.98 billion by 2032, according to […]