News tagged with septic shock
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In ICU patients who have septic shock, the anatomic source of infection has a strong effect on the chances of survival, according to a new study from researchers in Canada.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes 23 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
New research from the University of California, San Diego published in the Jan. 23 issue of Science Translational Medicine moves researchers closer to understanding and developing treatments for shock, sepsis ...
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
When the space shuttle Atlantis touched down in the summer of 2011 at Cape Canaveral, closing the book on the U.S. shuttle program, a team of U.S. Army researchers stood at the ready, eager to get their gloved hands on a ...
Immunology Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Though the toll of sepsis is known to be enormous – it is estimated to cost the U.S. health care system $24.3 billion each year, and is the nation's third-leading killer, behind heart disease and cancer – the true magnitude ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A novel antimicrobial catheter that remains infection-free for up to twelve weeks could dramatically improve the lives of long-term catheter users. The scientists who have developed the new technology are presenting their ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new 'off switch' in our immune response which could be boosted in diseases caused by over-activation of our immune system, or blocked to improve vaccines. The findings ...
Immunology Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A team of researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem says it has found a way to block a group of fatal bacterial toxins that have to date resisted all attempts to arrest them through the use of conventional drugs.
Medical research Sep 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Administration of the drug eritoran to patients with severe sepsis and septic shock failed to demonstrate a significant effect on reducing all-cause 28-day mortality or 1-year mortality, compared with placebo, according to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have, for the first time, identified a single gene that simultaneously controls inflammation, accelerated aging and cancer.
Genetics May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Recognition of severe septic shock early and starting a patient on an effective antibiotic treatment immediately is critical to saving lives, according to an editorial by two Virginia Commonwealth University ...
Medications Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Conventional dendritic cells (cDCs) are the immune system's patrol. They recognize foreign threats and trigger a defensive response, while restraining immune reactions against inappropriate targets like host ...
Medical research Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The genetics of a patient affects the extent of septic shock development and response to therapy. European researchers have identified genes related to sepsis in a study group of more than 2,500 patients ...
Medical research Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fever control using external cooling in sedated patients with septic shock is safe and decreases vasopressor requirements and early mortality, according to a new study from researchers in France.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Granada researchers have tested melatonin analogues in rats that inhibit the enzyme nitric oxide synthase, which is involved in the development of the diseases referred above.
Medical research Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Hong Kong authorities said one woman has died and three others have been hospitalized after undergoing a beauty treatment involving blood transfusions.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0