News tagged with bloodstream

Losing weight may lower cardiac risks

(HealthDay)— Overweight or obese people who lose weight through a low-carb or low-fat diet can also significantly reduce inflammation throughout their body, which could help lower risks for heart disease, ...

Nov 05, 2012
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Chinese cuisine could protect against sepsis

Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that a bean commonly used in Chinese cuisine protects against the life-threatening condition sepsis. These findings are published in the current ...

Oct 26, 2012
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Study to test pneumococcal vaccine in older adults

Researchers plan to see if a higher dose of a pneumococcal vaccine will create a stronger immune response in older adults who received an earlier generation vaccine against pneumonia and other pneumococcal diseases.

Oct 15, 2012
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Modeling sepsis in newborns

Sepsis, or bacterial infection of the bloodstream, is a grave, hard-to-diagnose threat in premature newborns in the NICU. Even when it's detected and treated with antibiotics, its inflammatory effects can harm fragile babies' ...

Sep 06, 2012
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