• Europe continues to struggle with severe weather, and forecasters warn that more storms, floods and snow are on the way. (usatoday.com)
  • We can expect to have, perhaps, some more-severe storms during a drought. (usgs.gov)
  • Help people affected by Illinois tornadoes and severe storms by visiting redcross.org or calling 1- 800-RED CROSS. (redcross.org)
  • During severe weather (e.g., winter storms), the decision to close or delay opening the University will be made as early as possible, but not later than 6:00 a.m. (creighton.edu)
  • Today, severe storms will move into the Midwest from South Dakota to Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin where damaging winds, large hail, and even a few tornadoes are possible. (go.com)
  • Severe storms will move into the Midwest from South Dakota, to Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. (go.com)
  • The death toll from Wednesday's storms seems out of a bygone era, before Doppler radar and pinpoint satellite forecasts were around to warn communities of severe weather. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The Severe Storms Module is a combination of two elements. (uiuc.edu)
  • The first is the NOAA Severe Storms Spotters Guide. (uiuc.edu)
  • The second is a section recently added to discuss the efforts and results of modeling severe storms. (uiuc.edu)
  • The Severe Storms Spotters Guide contains supplemental instructional resources and a program designed to familiarize meteorologists and advanced severe storm spotters with the basic "building blocks" of convective storm structure. (uiuc.edu)
  • The navigation menu (left) for this module is called "Severe Storms" and the menu items are arranged in a recommended sequence, beginning with this introduction. (uiuc.edu)
  • This prompted the SPC to issue a severe thunderstorm watch for all of southern Pennsylvania, the entire state of New Jersey and parts of northern West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. (wikipedia.org)
  • In these pages you can search a growing database of scientific article references that are related to severe asthma and link out to the abstracts and articles that are available online. (worldallergy.org)
  • The Collaboration on Severe Asthma (COSA) is a global platform for the exchange of scientific and clinical information on severe asthma to better understand the complexities of the disease and continually improve strategies for optimal care of the severe asthma patient. (worldallergy.org)
  • Several educational resources on severe asthma are available with the World Allergy Organization online, and you can find a searchable list here . (worldallergy.org)
  • You can also view where the Collaboration on Severe Asthma will be presenting new information as well as past activities here . (worldallergy.org)
  • What Is Severe Asthma? (worldallergy.org)
  • Since asthma is a dynamic condition with frequent changes in disease status, it's important to recognize when the disease should be identified and classified as severe asthma. (healthcentral.com)
  • The National Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) and the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) describe severe asthma as a patient who has frequent and severe attacks of asthma but is not on high doses of controller medications. (healthcentral.com)
  • The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the European Thoracic Society (ETS) require that the status of severe asthma be present in spite of being on high doses of controller medications. (healthcentral.com)
  • When severe asthma is diagnosed, it is considered a serious health situation and the treatment requires more than just maximizing (current) medications. (healthcentral.com)
  • First, patients need to establish with their physician a plan of preparedness for the possible emergency situation of severe asthma, when it's not safe to remain at home because a higher grade of treatment is necessary. (healthcentral.com)
  • The prognosis for recovery in severe asthma, if weaning off the ventilator, is excellent so this treatment (though serious) should not be avoided if it's necessary. (healthcentral.com)
  • Intravenous corticosteroids are often dispensed in high doses along with antibiotics if an infection is the trigger of severe asthma , and those two therapies combined will typically reverse the severe and sudden attack. (healthcentral.com)
  • In the case of severe asthma you start full throttle with the full regimen of therapies and then deescalate the regimen as the patient improves. (healthcentral.com)
  • If severe asthma persists, the next level of targeted medications are the biologicals which include Omazilumab, an anti-immunoglobulin E antibody and it's indicated in patients who have elevated levels of antibody IgE between 300 and 800 UI/ml. (healthcentral.com)
  • Although multiple factors can cause poor responses and underlying pathogenic differences are being revealed explaining the various therapeutic responses including steroid insensitivity, effective therapeutic modalities for severe asthma still remained as a major unmet need. (springer.com)
  • Considering nowadays concept of severe asthma, heterogeneity, the improvement of the characterization of the patients is required to achieve appropriate therapeutic responses for severe asthma. (springer.com)
  • In this chapter, recent advances in pharmacologic treatment of severe asthma will be introduced including improved current medications, potent nonspecific anti-inflammatory agents, endotype-targeted treatments, specific treatment for comorbidities, and potential therapeutic candidates. (springer.com)
  • Xolair is indicated for moderate to severe persistent asthma that is caused or exacerbated by allergies. (healthcentral.com)
  • In a study of patients with severe asthma who had eosinophils in their sputum despite extensive antiasthma medication, investigators showed that a high dose of extra intramuscular corticosteroids resulted in almost complete disappearance of eosinophilic cells, led to decreased use of "rescue" medications, and helped improve patients' lung function tests. (news-medical.net)
  • They all had severe bronchial asthma, but had been clinically stable for at least 4 weeks. (news-medical.net)
  • Such a severe hypertriglyceridemia is usually seen in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndromes where hypertriglyceridemia is exacerbated by the pregnancy, leading to fatal complications such as acute pancreatitis. (hindawi.com)
  • Gestational hypertriglyceridemia is usually not very severe and does not result in medical or obstetric complications. (hindawi.com)
  • We report such a case of severe gestational hypertriglyceridemia that leads to acute pancreatitis and other associated complications, even in absence of any underlying genetic defects of lipid metabolism. (hindawi.com)
  • In a study published in the February issue of the Journal of Urology, researchers at Johns Hopkins reported finding substantially higher levels of a protein made by a gene known as JM-27 in men whose BPH is more severe and more likely to lead to bladder-related complications if left untreated. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Some people also suffer vomiting and diarrhea, and some develop pneumonia or other severe complications. (washingtonpost.com)
  • According to Dr. T.J. Myers, Assistant Deputy Administrator for the USDA APHIS Surveillance, Preparedness and Response Services, "Having a plan in place to protect animals and livestock is the best defense against severe weather. (usda.gov)
  • Moreover, new members of pharmacological therapeutics and more effective drug-delivery devices (i.e., inhaled device) have been designed, but the proportion of severe asthmatic patients remains stable. (springer.com)
  • Unlike cardiomyocytes, fibroblasts have no pumping ability, so the heart gradually gets weaker and weaker, with the result that the majority of severe heart attack patients develop heart failure. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Before being treated for severe underarm sweating, patients should be evaluated for other potential causes of the problem, such as an overactive thyroid , to avoid treatment with Botox without addressing a potentially serious underlying disease that requires other forms of treatment. (webmd.com)
  • The objective of this paper is to present methods for evaluating the nutritional status of patients with severe dementia as well as measures for the treatment of nutritional disorders, the use of vitamin and mineral supplementation, and indications for ANH and pharmacological therapy. (hindawi.com)
  • Severe dementia (SD) is still relatively neglected and its prevalence is unclear, but it is estimated that one-third of dementia patients are in the severe stages [ 4 - 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • CHICAGO (Reuters) - A man with severe brain injuries who spent six years in a near-vegetative state can now chew his food, watch a movie and talk with family thanks to a brain pacemaker that may change the way such patients are treated, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. (reuters.com)
  • CHICAGO ― Patients with esophageal cancer who develop severe lymphopenia after receiving chemoradiotherapy have significantly worse outcomes than those whose lymphocytes are not compromised by treatment, underscoring how important the immune system is in cancer control, say researchers. (medscape.com)
  • To determine the efficacy of ixekizumab vs. placebo in patients with moderate-to-severe GenPs with ≥ 1% involved body surface area (BSA). (medscape.com)
  • Patients with moderate-to-severe GenPs, defined as a baseline static Physician's Global Assessment of Genitalia (sPGA-G) score of ≥ 3, with BSA ≥ 1% were randomized 1 : 1 to receive placebo ( n = 74) or the recommended dosing of ixekizumab ( n = 75). (medscape.com)
  • Ixekizumab results in rapid achievement of high clinical response rates that persist over long-term treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. (medscape.com)
  • Less common side effects can include: cancers (seen in less than 0.5 percent of patients) and severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis (seen in less than 0.1 percent of patients). (healthcentral.com)
  • Because the lung tissue from patients with severe PH demonstrates complex vascular lesions, which contain inflammatory cells, we wondered whether the lung tissue from patients with severe PH was "under oxidative stress. (nih.gov)
  • Nitrotyrosine expression was ubiquitous in all PH lungs, and 5-oxo-eicosatetraenoic acid and HETE levels were elevated in the lungs of patients with severe PH but not in those lungs that were from the patients with severe PH treated chronically with prostacyclin. (nih.gov)
  • We conclude that indeed the lungs from patients with severe PH are under oxidative stress and that chronic prostacyclin infusion has an antiinflammatory effect on the lung tissue. (nih.gov)
  • Approximately one in five patients with sepsis who are admitted to hospital are at risk of developing severe sepsis within the first 24 hours. (redorbit.com)
  • Most constipated pediatric patients can be treated with simple measures (eg, dietary changes and laxatives), but a significant number have severe constipation and require more aggressive treatments, and some even need surgery. (medscape.com)
  • A small number of patients have very severe bowel dysmotility and overlap with the group of patients considered to have intestinal pseudo-obstruction . (medscape.com)
  • Understanding the difference between fecal incontinence and the phenomenon known as overflow pseudoincontinence or encopresis (which is a sequela of a severe inertia of the rectosigmoid) is vital because management approaches to these two types of patients differ significantly. (medscape.com)
  • The kidney damage in the bodybuilders has similarities to that seen in morbidly obese patients, but appears to be even more severe. (news-medical.net)
  • Achieving the best outcome in patients with severe extremity injuries requires a multidisciplinary approach with oversight by the general or trauma surgeon and commitment from other specialists including orthopedic, vascular, and plastic surgeons as well as rehabilitation specialists. (uptodate.com)
  • Regular monitoring of sputum eosinophils to adjust anti-inflammatory treatment might be necessary in these patients to prevent severe exacerbations and airway fibrosis. (news-medical.net)
  • Achieve glucose control less than 180 mg/dl in 100 percent of critically ill patients without increased incidence of severe hypoglycemia. (ihi.org)
  • Severe hypoglycemia as defined in the major trials on glucose control in critically ill patients has been defined as a value less than or equal to 40 mg per deciliter (2.2 mmol per liter). (ihi.org)
  • A multi-wave severe event impacted the Southeast from January 19-22, 2017, which resulted in a total of 17 tornadoes across Central Alabama. (weather.gov)
  • Two distinct waves of widespread severe weather produced a total of 29 tornadoes across Central Alabama. (weather.gov)
  • When used to treat severe underarm sweating , known medically as "primary axillary hyperhidrosis ," small doses of an injectable form of the botulinum toxin stop the release of the chemical messenger acetylcholine, temporarily blocking the nerves in the underarm that stimulate sweating. (webmd.com)
  • The warning said: "A severe flood warning has been issued due to the potential flooding of houses and static homes from the overtopping of flood defences at Alney Island. (sky.com)
  • Britain's Environment Agency said flooding was expected to affect much of the country with 250 flood alerts, 80 flood warnings and one severe flood warning in place. (rte.ie)
  • Some towns in France's Brittany region faced severe flooding. (rte.ie)
  • (CHICAGO, IL) July 13, 2017 - The American Red Cross is providing help to hundreds of people affected by severe flooding and power outages in northern Illinois counties including Cook, Lake and McHenry. (redcross.org)
  • With little snow in the forecast, experts are warning that this drought, after one of the driest years on record last year, could be as disruptive as the severe droughts of the 1970s. (nytimes.com)
  • MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with the skin disease psoriasis are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes , and the more severe the psoriasis , the greater their risk, a new study finds. (webmd.com)
  • Researchers identified two loci on chromosomes that were strongly correlated with severe CCD, as well as a third locus that showed evidence of association. (tufts.edu)
  • Compared to kids who were a normal weight at the start of the study, children with severe obesity were almost six times more likely to develop SCFE and youth who were less obese were almost four times more likely to develop SCFE, researchers report in Pediatrics. (reuters.com)
  • In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics , researchers identified sources of exposure and assessed outcomes for children with severe lead poisoning. (elsevier.com)
  • So far, there are 14 severe flood warnings - meaning there is a danger to life - in place for the South East, covering regions close to the Thames. (sky.com)
  • Two further severe flood warnings are in place for the South West and one for the Midlands. (sky.com)
  • Over the years I have had severe shoulder pain and neck pain. (medhelp.org)
  • For about three years I have had severe menstrual cramps. (empowher.com)
  • A severe thunderstorm is occurring or will likely occur soon in your area. (virginia.gov)
  • Although national and local policies have reduced the prevalence of lead poisoning in the United States, severe cases still occur. (elsevier.com)
  • In contrast, most severe extremity injuries in civilians are due to blunt trauma, but approximately 12 percent of civilian extremity injures occur as a result of penetrating or combined mechanisms. (uptodate.com)
  • Available for smart phones and tablets, it includes content on what to do before, during and after a variety of severe weather events. (redcross.org)
  • Are you a young adult who is currently feeling severely distressed, or are you a young adult who is feeling happy, content, satisfied and has never felt severe distress? (upmc.com)
  • Infected refers to infection with avian influenza A viruses associated with severe human disease or which have the potential to cause severe human disease. (cdc.gov)
  • See CDC guidance for follow-up and antiviral chemoprophylaxis of contacts of cases of human infection with avian influenza A viruses associated with severe human disease . (cdc.gov)
  • Severe malarial infection. (bmj.com)
  • Pichanick A M . Severe malarial infection. (bmj.com)
  • There are a number of causes of severe anemia among persons with HIV infection. (thebody.com)
  • Lennox-Gastaut syndrome can be caused by brain malformations, severe head injury, central nervous system infection and inherited degenerative or metabolic conditions. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Heather's sister told the dispatcher Heather was having intense stomach pains and was in severe distress. (tmz.com)
  • This document provides interim guidance for clinicians and public health professionals in the United States on follow-up and influenza antiviral chemoprophylaxis of persons exposed to birds infected with avian influenza A viruses associated either with severe human disease or thought to have the potential to cause severe human disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Examples of viruses with the potential to cause severe human disease include avian influenza A(H5N2) and (H5N8) viruses, and a new reassortant avian influenza A(H5N1) virus 1 , all of which were detected in wild and domestic birds in North America in December 2014 and January 2015. (cdc.gov)
  • However, these viruses are thought to have the potential to infect people and cause severe illness. (cdc.gov)
  • Europe's rush to austerity will have severe consequences. (slate.com)
  • The consequences of the rush to austerity will be long-lasting and possibly severe. (slate.com)
  • What is the verb you would use in the context of 'making something less severe' (e.g. economic consequences of a crisis or someone's decision) that wouldn't sound too formal? (usingenglish.com)
  • How severe is the obesity crisis? (yahoo.com)
  • I also have severe neck pain which has contributed to severe migraines. (drugs.com)
  • His awakening may change the way doctors think about people with severe brain injuries, who are largely unresponsive but still have some level of consciousness. (reuters.com)
  • We have to do more research, obviously, but I think down the line it will change the way we are treating or even looking at people with severe brain injury. (reuters.com)
  • Moreover, 4.8 billion people (52 percent of the world population) will be exposed to severe water scarcity by 2050. (zdnet.com)
  • July 20, 2004 -- FDA has approved Botox to treat severe underarm sweating that cannot be controlled with topical treatments such as prescription antiperspirants. (webmd.com)
  • Whereas, exposures at blood lead levels (BLLs) as low as 5 µg/dL have been associated with long-term irreversible cognitive deficits, more severe exposures at BLLs ≥45 µg/dL can result in organ damage and death. (elsevier.com)
  • Charlotte's Web - The seizures were so severe Charlotte's heart stopped a number of times. (cnn.com)
  • What's next for severe neck pain? (drugs.com)
  • Since 2011 I have neck pain which gradually becomes more severe as the time goes by. (drugs.com)
  • Severe head injuries always require hospital treatment. (www.nhs.uk)
  • In order to reduce the number of deaths from severe head injuries, systematic management is essential. (springer.com)
  • Sacramento and other municipalities have imposed severe water restrictions. (nytimes.com)
  • Reuters Health) - Kids who are obese may be more likely to develop a severe hip disorder than children who are not overweight, a UK study suggests. (reuters.com)