Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Leveraging technology to improve tuberculosis health care

Every year, around 10 million people contract tuberculosis (TB)—a treatable disease where bacteria attack a patient's lungs. Globally, only about half of those who contract TB yearly are diagnosed. Many other people with ...


Inhaled amikacin reduces ventilatory-associated pneumonia

For critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for at least three days, a three-day course of inhaled amikacin reduces the subsequent burden of ventilatory-associated pneumonia, according to a study published ...


ICU antibiotics may be safe for kidneys, says clinical trial

Two "big gun" antibiotics thought to cause kidney failure in ICU patients with a severe bacterial infection, especially when combined with another antibiotic, may be safer for the kidneys than previously reported, following ...

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