1 day ago · Spanish flu Soldiers from Fort Riley, Kansas, ill with Spanish flu at a hospital ward at Camp Funston Disease Influenza Virus strain Strains of A/H1N1 Location Worldwide First outbreak Unknown Date February 1918 – April 1920 Suspected cases ‡ 500 million (estimate) Deaths 17–100 million (estimates) ‡ Suspected cases have not been confirmed as being due to this strain by laboratory ...
- February 1918 – April 1920
- 17–100 million (estimates)
1 day ago · Motor neuron diseases affect both children and adults. While each motor neuron disease affects patients differently, they all cause movement-related symptoms, mainly muscle weakness. Most of these diseases seem to occur randomly without known causes, but some forms are inherited.
- motor neurone disease
1 day ago · Dexamethasone is a type of corticosteroid medication. It is used in the treatment of many conditions, including rheumatic problems, a number of skin diseases, severe allergies, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, croup, brain swelling, eye pain following eye surgery, and along with antibiotics in tuberculosis.
- Dextenza, Ozurdex, others
- AU: A (oral); C (parenteral), US: C (Risk not ruled out)
1 day ago · Naegleria fowleri, colloquially known as the "brain-eating amoeba", is a species of the genus Naegleria, belonging to the phylum Percolozoa, which is technically not classified as true amoeba, but a shapeshifting amoeboflagellate excavate.