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 ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Changes in the eye may offer early warning for Alzheimer's disease

Some say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but new findings from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute suggest they may offer insight into the mind as well. Their new proof-of-principle study shows how ...

Medical research

Scientists reveal mechanism behind fecal microbiota transplantation

In a study published in Gastroenterology—Researchers at Osaka City University and the Institute for Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, in collaboration with Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, report the intestinal ...

Pediatrics

Neonatal antibiotic use associated with reduced growth in boys

Exposure to antibiotics in the first days of life is thought to affect physiological aspects of neonatal development. A new study, led by Bar-Ilan University's Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, reveals that antibiotic treatment ...

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