Does writing about illness help cure it?
My friend recently lost his battle with cancer . . . No, he died of cancer. The diagnosis was too late for war, although he won skirmishes to butter a scone or tie a shoelace. For us onlookers his first chemo infusion represented Alexander's raised arm ...
Irish Times - Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:01

Flying debris from devastating Joplin tornado causes deadly 'zygomycosis ...
He said three or four of them died and zygomycosis was a factor - but had previously only seen two cases of the infection in his whole career. 'It's definitely quite striking,' the Freeman Health System physician said. 'To have so many cases of this is ...
Daily Mail - Fri, 10 Jun 2011 08:34

Aggressive fungus strikes Joplin tornado victims
CBS News - Thu, 09 Jun 2011 22:26

Potentially fatal infection strikes Joplin tornado victims - Thu, 09 Jun 2011 17:42

Aggressive Fungal Infection Striking Joplin Victims
ABC News - Fri, 10 Jun 2011 11:31

Deadly Fungal Infection Strikes Victims of Joplin Tornado
Fox News - Fri, 10 Jun 2011 06:38

Rare Fungal Disease the Latest Horrible Thing to Hit Joplin
Riverfront Times (blog) - Fri, 10 Jun 2011 10:57

Holly Springs K-9 recovers from rare infection
Dr. Rae Hutchins explains cutaneous zygomycosis, a fungal infection she has seen only once in her career. Storm, a police dog with the Holly Springs Police Department, had surgery to remove the infection and is now recovering comfortably. Doctors think ...
News & Observer - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:18

Isolated Renal Zygomycosis Caused by Syncephalastrum Species in an ...
On direct microscopy, this material showed fungal hyphae that were suggestive of Zygomycosis. The material was identified as Syncephalastrum species on Sabouraud dextrose agar (SDA) culture media. The patient was managed by endoscopic removal of ...
UroToday - Sun, 20 Jun 2010 03:30

UPMC investigates possible mold deaths, What are Zygomycetes?
Zygomycosis, or mucormycosis, is an acute fungal infection from a number of genera of molds, Rhizopus species being the most frequently encountered. Infections with these fungi typically cause disease that is rapidly progressive, destructive and ...
Outbreak News Today - Fri, 18 Sep 2015 04:08

Adoptive T-cell therapy for fungal infections in haematology patients
Caspofungin is the drug of choice for treatment of invasive candidiasis, voriconazole for invasive aspergillosis and lipid formulation of amphotericin B for zygomycosis; however, combination therapy using two or more of these agents is increasingly common. - Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:21

Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis
Joseph P. Lynch III, MD; David M. Sayah, MD, PhD; John A. Belperio, MD; S. Sam Weigt, MD. |Disclosures. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2015;36(2):299-320. Print. Abstract and Introduction; Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis · Lung Transplantation ...
Medscape - Tue, 19 May 2015 20:56

Disease doctor like a medical 'detective'
There are hundreds, spanning the entire alphabet from AIDS to Zygomycosis (fungal infections that can target a range of bodily regions). The pathogens themselves are often invisible to the naked eye, so the key to proper diagnosis is identifying the ...
Press Herald - Sun, 20 Sep 2015 01:01

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