Flu and R.S.V. Increase Demand for Antibiotics and Antivirals

Although the shortage of amoxicillin, especially its liquid and chewable forms, has proved frustrating for pharmacists, doctors and parents whose children have grown accustomed to the bubble-gum and strawberry-flavored varieties…

Increase in children going to emergency rooms with need for mental health services

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – There has been a steady increase in the number of children who are seen in emergency rooms for behavior health services, according to a study from the…

Five genetic variants progressively increase the risk of nearsightedness with more schooling — ScienceDaily

Researchers have identified five genetic variants that increasingly raise a person’s risk of becoming nearsighted the longer they stay in school. A team led by Jeremy Guggenheim of Cardiff University,…

COVID testing programs may increase risky behavior, research suggests — ScienceDaily

Frequent, mandatory surveillance testing was one of the techniques deployed in some jurisdictions in an attempt to control COVID-19, but new research shows that such testing may have the unintended…

Tuberculosis deaths and disease increase during the COVID-19 pandemic

An estimated 10.6 million people fell ill with tuberculosis (TB) in 2021, an increase of 4.5% from 2020, and 1.6 million people died from TB (including 187 000 among HIV positive people),…

84 percent increase in success rate — ScienceDaily

Lack of exercise, bad posture, overexertion, constant stress at work or at home — back pain is a widespread condition with many causes. For a not insignificant number of sufferers,…

US sees increase in respiratory infections that can lead to acute flaccid myelitis in children, CDC data shows

CNN  —  Doctors should prepare for a possible increase in young patients with enterovirus D68, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday, and that may be linked…

San Diego County’s COVID Hospitalizations Increase to 191

A medical staff member treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson The number of…

In some cases, pollution co-emitted with CO2 can increase the social cost of carbon by as much as 66% — ScienceDaily

The impacts of air pollution on human health, economies, and agriculture differ drastically depending on where on the planet the pollutants are emitted, according to a new study that could…

An increase in COVID hospitalizations raises concerns for county health officials

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – The Ohio Health Department reports a drop in cases over the past three weeks, from over 25,000 to under 21,000. Meanwhile, hospitalizations are up from around…