Dr. Nicole Nelson, MD

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  • Riverside Emergency and Trauma Center

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many heart patients are advised to receive an implanted cardiac defibrillator to keep their heart functioning properly.

    Now, a new study of 1,200 people shows that, in many cases, these devices do their job very well.

    Within a f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many heart patients are advised to receive an implanted cardiac defibrillator to keep their heart functioning properly.

    Now, a new study of 1,200 people shows that, in many cases, these devices do their job very well.

    Within a f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have developed a genetic test to quickly detect a respiratory virus that sickened a record number of American children last year.

    More than 1,000 confirmed cases and 14 reported deaths nationwide were reported in the outbreak of entero...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have developed a genetic test to quickly detect a respiratory virus that sickened a record number of American children last year.

    More than 1,000 confirmed cases and 14 reported deaths nationwide were reported in the outbreak of entero...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've made preliminary progress toward developing a drug that one day may treat people infected with the deadly Marburg virus, which is similar to Ebola.

    Monkeys didn't die from Marburg virus after they were infected and then ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report that a universal flu vaccine in mice protected the animals against eight different flu strains.

    If the vaccine works in humans, scientists might not have to develop new flu vaccines every year, the researchers said.

    The...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report that a universal flu vaccine in mice protected the animals against eight different flu strains.

    If the vaccine works in humans, scientists might not have to develop new flu vaccines every year, the researchers said.

    The...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- At least 650 children sustained severe head injuries during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a new study.

    About one-quarter of those children died from their head injuries, the research revealed.

    Using the Joint Theater Trau...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- At least 650 children sustained severe head injuries during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a new study.

    About one-quarter of those children died from their head injuries, the research revealed.

    Using the Joint Theater Trau...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Viruses cause more pneumonia-related hospitalizations among American adults than bacteria, although the cause of the lung infection is undetected in most cases, a new federal study says.

    The findings show the need for improved diagnostic tests,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Viruses cause more pneumonia-related hospitalizations among American adults than bacteria, although the cause of the lung infection is undetected in most cases, a new federal study says.

    The findings show the need for improved diagnostic tests,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While many experts have called for a ban on "heading" the ball in youth soccer because they believe it is a leading cause of concussions, a new study suggests the body contact that often occurs during such play is to blame for most brain injuries.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While many experts have called for a ban on "heading" the ball in youth soccer because they believe it is a leading cause of concussions, a new study suggests the body contact that often occurs during such play is to blame for most brain injuries.

    Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An inhalable Ebola vaccine protected monkeys against the deadly virus, a new study shows.

    Research suggests that the linings of the airways may be an important point of entry for the Ebola virus into the body. This was the first test of a inhalabl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About 15 percent of children who have a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) can have a second one within a few hours, a new study shows.

    "The key message here for parents, caregivers and first responders is to administer epinephrine at the fir...Full Article