Dengue fever is a danger to anyone living or visiting tropical or subtropical regions. It can be hard to detect the infection in its earliest and most treatable phase, especially in children. Luckily, new research highlights better techniques for triaging the disease in infected children with more severe symptoms, potentially saving lives.
If you or someone you love is undergoing heart surgery in the near future, it's important that you have a solid grasp of the potential complications such that you can do everything in your power to avoid them. In this brief medical-minded tutorial from ICYou, you'll learn about a few of the most common complications including bleeding, infection, damage to blood vessels, heart damage, heart attacks or strokes.
Considering eyelid surgery? It's important that you understand the potential complications. This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of what to expect. For all of the details, and to get started learning about eyelid surgery yourself, take a look.
Asphalt5 is a racing game for the WebOS phone operating system, originally developed by Palm. If you want to play it (and you should) on your Nokia N900 handset there are some complications you're going to have to get through, and this video will show you how step-by-step.
This is a easier way to install Ubuntu with out having to partition your hard drive. Wubi (www.wubi-installer.org) allows you to boot into Ubuntu by saving a file to the boot folder in Windows Vista or Windows XP. You can always uninstall Ubuntu easily without any complications to Windows Vista or Windows XP. This is not VM ware.
Mike Agerbo, the host from GetConnected features a quick and helpful video on how to lock drive letters on a PC. On your PC, right click the my computer icon to bring up the management window. Click on storage, then disk management. Once it brings up your list of hard drives, right click the one that you would like to change. Click change drive letter and path. Once you have the window open you can change your drive letter. This will help you when organizing your drive to limit any complicati...
Want to share Internet connectivity between two computers without a wireless network but have an extra CAT5 ethernet cable? You're in luck. This home networking how-to will show you what to do to get your machines talking not only to one another but the web at large.
This video tutorial demonstrates how to install memory (RAM) in an Apple Mac Pro. There is a specific way that memory needs to be installed in a Mac Pro, so follow directions closely to avoid complications. It's really not that hard to install new memory into the Apple Mac Pro computer.
Whether you’re the family suck-up or the family, uh, screw-up, there are bound to be complications with your brother or sister. Relax, it's normal to feel resentment. Set your own goals & recognize your own successes and strengths. Find a hobby you can share where there is no competition involved. Sibling rivalry is normal - learn how to deal with it.
Ingrown toenails happen when the nails on your toes grow in the wrong direction and dig into the surrounding skin. Follow a few easy steps to treat this painful condition, and prevent it from happening again.
In this tutorial, we learn how to stop bleeding with pressure and gauze. If someone around you gets hurt and is bleeding, the very first thing you will want to do is put pressure on the area that is bleeding. If you don't have gauze, use a shirt or a towel. Do not touch the blood directly, as this can cause disease and other complications. Push down on the area firmly with your entire hand and take the victim to a hospital to get checked out, if the wound is large enough. If it's a smaller cu...
Many habitual sewers like to sew by hand if possible for smaller projects, since all it requires is some finger dexterity, a needle, and some form of thread. Sewing machines can create stitches and embellishments of great beauty, but as with all electronic devices sometimes their constituent parts have complications. The bobbin, which holds the thread beneath the machine, is one of those pesky things sewers have to deal with.
Struggling with math homework? An expert instructor from Khan Academy helps you work your way through the challenges of solving more difficult rational inequalities. Provides fantastic animated examples that demonstrate helpful tips, overcoming common problems with inequalities, and "simplifying" the problems of inequality simplification! Covers tricky complications such as swapping inequalities, understanding constraints, working with negative numbers, and working with zeros in equations. Po...
As summer mosquito season approaches, researchers are warning people with previous exposure to West Nile virus to take extra precautions against Zika. A new study found that animals with antibodies to West Nile in their blood have more dangerous infections with Zika than they would normally.
Even as health authorities describe the symptoms of Zika infection in the general population as mild, a new surveillance study finds serious side effects are more common, and serious, than previously thought.
When someone you love asks for money it can be very hard to turn them down; especially since you are usually put on the spot. Check out this tutorial and discover ways that you can help your friend without having to spend a dime, and make things easier for everyone.
Reduce the stress and complications of castration on both farmers and cattle. The Callicrate Bander is a non-surgical and non-chemical way to castrate. This instructional video shows the simple steps for how to castrate livestock with Callicrate Bander, and how to keep the animals healthy and free from tetanus.
This is a match that takes a look at rapidly changing from a queen side attack to a king side attack, and how that can sometimes catch your opponent off guard. The match also shows how creating complications can sometimes mask the most deadly, yet subtle threat.
Monitoring and tightly controlling your blood sugar level can significantly reduce the risk of complications due to diabetes and provide you with a higher quality of life. This video helps explain how to monitor your blood sugar levels for the best quality of life.
The herpes simplex virus (HSV) can cause devastating complications for infected newborns whose mothers have genital herpes. Understanding risk and research can help you, and your baby, when the time comes.
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to treat fleas on dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens.
While some women elect to have a cesarean section, most c-sections are performed because of pregnancy complications like a premature baby, labor difficulty, or exhaustion during childbirth. Learn more about how a c-section works, in this video!
Your gynecologist has recommended that you undergo surgery to remove vaginal fibroids. But what does that actually mean?
Officials in Colorado are concerned as 61 cases of the mumps were reported so far this year, a significant increase in the prevalence of the contagious disease in the state.
Rising on the world stage, dengue fever is transmitted by mosquitoes — and apparently air travel too.
A new medical development is going to change the way many of us look at getting the flu vaccine. A painless flu vaccine skin patch is making needles and vials a thing of the past. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have shown that a flu vaccine can be administered safely and comfortably with this new patch, which delivers the vaccine through a matrix of tiny dissolving microneedles.
Maine reported their first measles case in 20 years yesterday, June 27, in a press release from the Maine CDC. Many other people may have been exposed and could show signs of infection soon, with the potential for outbreak brewing. The last measles case in Maine was in 1997.
When just floating peacefully in the water with their brood mates, the Culex mosquito larvae in the image above does not look very frightening. But in their adult form, they are the prime vector for spreading West Nile virus — a sometimes mild, sometimes fatal disease.
The theme for 2017's World Malaria Day, which is today, April 25, is "End Malaria for Good." For many Americans, this might seem like an odd plea. Especially since Malaria is seemingly an obsolete problem here. However, on World Malaria Day, it's important to remember the danger of malaria is still very much present in the US. And around the world, the disease is at the epicenter of a global crisis.
Nineteen days ago, several hundred people could have been exposed by a traveler with measles in Nova Scotia, Canada. The next day, someone flying from Minnesota to Nebraska may have spread the measles to other passengers. A couple weeks ago, it's possible that a man and his six-month old child spread the measles in several Seattle-based locations. Authorities are trying to locate persons who may have been in contact with these people. None of the persons with measles were vaccinated. Why?
While we just called the Apple Watch Series 5 the "best lifestyle assistant and fitness wearable you can get," it doesn't mean that it's the model you should get. Whether you're shopping for yourself or someone else and are on a tight budget, the Series 4 offers the majority of features that the Series 5 does at up to $300 less than the newer comparable models.
News: Order for iPhone 8's 3D Touch Sensors & AMOLED Panels Suggest Higher Price & No Launch in September
The infamous iPhone 8, or iPhone Edition, may take longer than the anticipated September release date due to manufacturing complications of the 3D Touch modules equipped with AMOLED panels.
There has been a huge shift over recent years to alternative medicine as people get disillusioned with conventional medicine to overcome anxiety. Natural and herbal supplements are becoming popular as people re-engage with nature. The list of potential side effects from drugs and the rebound effects from withdrawing often make the thought of taking medication unpleasant. Often the promise of how effective the medication can be is exaggerated or it simply does not have the effect it should bec...
Smartphones and TVs aside, most of the electronics industry is focused on making everything smaller. From cars to cameras to computers to memory, we want power and convenience to go hand-in-hand. Professor John Rogers at the University of Illinois is ready for the next wave of medical tech with his smart electronic biosensors.
UPS gives you all the tools you need to take away the complications and confusion of international shipping. UPS provides simple, step-by-step online instructions and helps guide you through the required documentation to reduce the likelihood of customs delays.
Dropbox announced Tuesday that a recent security breach compromised a list that included the email addresses of certain Dropbox users. To avoid future complications, the service announced that it would be implementing two-factor authentication, and even more useful, a security page that lets you monitor all activity on your account. In light of this and other recent web security threats, you might also want to know that services like Gmail, Facebook, and Yahoo! Mail have similar pages where y...
As was mentioned by the great OTW last week, TOR, aka The Onion Router, has had its integrity attacked by the NSA. In an attempt to reduce the anonymity granted by the service, the NSA has opened a great many nodes of their own. The purpose is presumably to trace the origin of a communication by compromising some entrance and exit nodes. Once both are compromised, it is much easier to correlate traffic with a particular individual.
Every party has a pooper, and that's why you're reading this article. We don't mean to be a downer on such a fun day as 4/20, but it's important to make sure you know about the source of your pot, especially if you're one of the 2,299,016 people who use medical marijuana in the US.
News: Medical Software Maker Medivis Closes $2.3 Million in Funding to Bring HoloLens to Surgical Platform
The HoloLens has made enough of an impact on the healthcare industry for Microsoft technology partner Medivis to convince investors to pledge $2.3 million in funding for its surgical platform.
In the race to outsmart "untreatable" antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, one of the three new treatments on the track is about to enter Phase 3 clinical trials. Hopefully, it'll be widely accessible sooner rather than later, for the 78 million people who are diagnosed with gonorrhea each year.