Inflammatory disorders

AI improves accuracy of antibiotic selection for UTI treatment

Doctors at Maccabi Healthcare Services have recently begun to work with an AI-based predictive algorithm developed by the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology together with KSM (Kahn-Sagol-Maccabi), the Maccabi Research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What you need to know about urinary tract infections

Despite the prevalence of the painful condition, women are fearful and frustrated with limited management options, according to Cedars-Sinai research published in the Journal of Urology.

Medications

New research on preventing infant deaths due to neonatal sepsis

Information about the most effective antibiotics to use in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) for neonatal sepsis has been discovered uniquely combining epidemiological, genomic and pharmacodynamic data. The research ...

Oncology & Cancer

Antibiotics may help to treat melanoma

Some antibiotics appear to be effective against a form of skin cancer known as melanoma. Researchers at KU Leuven, Belgium, examined the effect of these antibiotics on patient-derived tumors in mice. Their findings were published ...

Medications

Outcomes poorer with six versus 12 weeks of antibiotics for PJI

(HealthDay)—Antibiotic therapy for six weeks is inferior to 12 weeks of therapy among patients with microbiologically confirmed prosthetic joint infections that are managed with standard surgical procedures, according to ...

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