Jet lag occurs when there is a change in the circadian rhythm caused by a change in time zones and may be related to melatonin dysregulation.
Agency also plans to send 50 more experts to the affected countries.
Costs attributable to care, lost productivity over 14 year period much higher than previously reported.
First 10 cases confirmed in the Western hemisphere detected among non-travelers in St. Martin.
Majority of U.S. malaria cases imported in 2011, highlighting importance of malaria prevention efforts in travelers.
I tried to keep my voice steady, as I described what looked like an inch-long piece of cooked linguine attached to the patient's buttock.
U.S. health officials are emphasizing the need for increased awareness of Chagas disease among at-risk mothers and their offspring, after identifying the first congenital case in a Virginia baby.
Evaluating abnormal hepatic enzymes is common in primary care practice and understanding the causes is essential for developing proper treatment plans.
An understanding of the liver and its functions will provide the tools to perform a basic workup of patients suspected of having hepatic disease.
After vacationing on a houseboat, a woman could not stop feeling like she was rocking, especially when walking.
A Fite stain leads to the correct diagnosis of these lesions in a man originally from Micronesia.
Travel medicine clinicians may consider advising patients to pack a medical kit with antibiotics to self-treat traveler's diarrhea.
About 50% of people who travel to developing countries develop an illness. Find out how to prevent them with this travel medicine update from the American Academy of Physician Assistants' 39th Annual PA Meeting.
Despite advances in disease prevention, nation's 2010 tuberculosis eradication goal not met.
Is the low-toxicity natural agent artemisinin beneficial in malaria prophylaxis?
Rocky Mountain spotted fever was suspected, but that disease is not endemic to Central America.