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(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines for identifying and treating a common childhood ailment that can cause a lot of misery—the ear infection.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The increasing production and use of antibiotics, about half of which is used in animal production, is mirrored by the growing number of antibiotic resistance genes, or ARGs, effectively reducing antibiotics' ability to fend ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 3 |
Parental misconceptions about antibiotics linked to poor health literacy levels in Latino population
In the first study of its kind, researchers at the Columbia University School of Nursing have established that poor health literacy among Latino parents is associated with a poor understanding of the proper use antibiotics, ...
Medications Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A major European and global health issue is resistance to or inappropriate use of antibiotics. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) estimates that each year, antimicrobial resistance ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The impact of antibiotic misuse has far-reaching consequences in healthcare, including reduced efficacy of the drugs, increased prevalence of drug-resistant organisms, and increased risk of deadly infections. A new study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and the American Dental Association (ADA) found that there is insufficient evidence to recommend the routine use of antibiotics for patients with orthopaedic implants to ...
Other Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nobody wants the common cold as a guest, but the upper respiratory infection keeps knocking at the door, never more frequently than during the winter holiday season.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study of more than 33,000 outpatient male veterans suggests that a longer duration of antimicrobial treatment of more than seven days for a urinary tract infection (UTI) appeared not to be associated with a reduced risk ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Americans are not as smart about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance as they should be, a new poll shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Children of mothers who contract the flu or have a prolonged fever while pregnant may have a very slight increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorder, a new study suggests.
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 12, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Three top Dutch medical schools are asking thousands of travellers to tropical countries to donate stool samples on return for a study into the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Greater use of antibiotics is the main reason for an increase in the number and severity of Clostridium difficile infections among hospitalized children and elderly people, researchers report ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Many antibiotics can lose their ability to kill bacteria – Duke University bioengineers believe they can explain one of the reasons why.
Medical research Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A study involving one of the nation's largest networks of pediatric practices was able to nearly halve the inappropriate use of antibiotics through quarterly monitoring and feedback of the physicians' prescribing patterns. ...
Medications Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Career paths can start to take shape in many unexpected ways. For UCLA physician Daniel Uslan, it all started in a class for kids called "It's a Small World." That's when the five-year-old made sourdough ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0