Vidyya Medical News Service
Volume 5 Issue 101 Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 11-Apr-2003 Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 12-Apr-2003
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Interim domestic guidance for management of school students exposed to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
To date, all reported patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS in the United States have been exposed either through previous foreign travel to countries with community transmission of SARS or close contact(e.g., household members or healthcare workers) with SARS patients.  more

Fact sheet for clinicians: Interpreting SARS test results from CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other laboratories have been working to determine the cause of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome(SARS). more


WHO health briefing on Iraq for April 10
The World Health Organization has received disturbing reports from Baghdad that the ability of hospitals and hospital staff to do their work is being severely curtailed by the lack of civil order in the city.  more

Alcohol and coffee combo tested as way to limit stroke damage
An experimental drug delivering the potency of two cups of strong coffee and a mixed drink has been shown to limit stroke-induced brain damage in animals.  more

Specialists key to better migraine care
The majority of people who suffer from migraine headaches, characterized as painful, disabling and recurring headaches, may not be receiving the most effective treatments, according to a study published this month in Headache.  more

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