News tagged with resistant infections
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of the viruses that most infected people carry without ill effects. Once infected you are infected for life and, although it normally is dormant, it can become active again at any point in time. ...
Immunology Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study suggests that nicotinamide, more commonly known as vitamin B3, may be able to combat some of the antibiotic-resistance staph infections that are increasingly common around the world, have killed thousands and ...
Medical research Aug 27, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
For six months last year, a deadly outbreak of antibiotic-resistant bacteria kept infection-control specialists at the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Clinical Center in a state of high alert. A New York City patient ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Consider an all-too-common scenario: You're burning up from a high fever after a routine surgical procedure, and an infection specialist is called to help treat your problem. You assume that a short course of antibiotics ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A training tool that helps physicians involve patients in decision-making can reduce the use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...
Medications Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
International scientists announced Thursday a new push for a cure to AIDS, citing promising research and a three-decade epidemic that is outpacing medications to curb it.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A healthy boy was infected with antibiotic-resistant bacterium that was traced to his mother's nurse's bag left in the family's car after his mother's home healthcare visit to a patient with the same infection. Although the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Methods developed to enable large-scale analysis of malaria parasite genomes from patient blood samples
Researchers have developed a new technique to identify hotspots of malaria parasite evolution and track the rise of malarial drug resistance, faster and more efficiently than ever before.
Medical research Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
HIV superinfection, when a person with HIV could acquire a second, new strain of HIV, may occur as often as initial HIV infection in the general population in Uganda, a study suggests.
HIV & AIDS Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Canada should ban off-label use of antibiotics in farm animals because it contributes significantly to antibiotic resistance in humans, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Previous exposure to certain antibiotics could boost the risk of infection with drug-resistant strains of a severe fungal infection. Researchers report their findings in the May 2012 issue of the journal Antimicrobial Ag ...
Medications May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Authorities in California took the unusual step of jailing and charging a tuberculosis patient who they say refused to take medication to keep his disease from becoming contagious.
Other May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Multidrug-resistant pathogens are becoming more frequent, and the few "last resort" treatments available for infections with these bacteria have also shown an increase in use in recent years, according to a study published ...
Medications May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Corticosteroid nasal sprays apparently are not a silver bullet when it comes to symptom relief for acute sinusitis patients, a new review suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia (April 30, 2012) In a surveillance study of over 12 million bacteria, investigators at The George Washington University and Providence Hospital found E. coli antimicrobial resistance to cip ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0