Health

Iron infusion proves effective to treat anemia in rural Africa

Over 1 billion people globally are affected by iron-deficiency anemia. In sub-Saharan Africa, anemia is a major public health concern with roughly 60% of the population suffering from anemia. Around half of those cases are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO study finds remdesivir didn't help COVID-19 patients

A large study led by the World Health Organization suggests that the antiviral drug remdesivir did not help hospitalized COVID-19 patients, in contrast to an earlier study that made the medicine a standard of care in the ...

Medical research

Reducing mortality with an electronically controlled infusion set

Many diseases require intravenous (IV) infusion therapy. But uncontrolled infusion rates and incorrect dosing can lead to severe complications or even death. The ECGF-IS project aims to improve the safety of IV therapies ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Improving glycemic control may also aid COVID-19 outcomes

(HealthDay)—Insulin infusion helps achieve glycemic targets and may reduce the risk for poor outcomes in patients with hyperglycemia and COVID-19, according to a study published online May 19 in Diabetes Care.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What patients expect influences pain management

An article in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics explores the psychological aspects of pain management with particular reference to placebo infusions in back pain.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zerbaxa approved for hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia

(HealthDay)—Zerbaxa (ceftolozane and tazobactam) has been approved for a new indication to treat hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP) in patients aged 18 years ...

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Infusion

An infusion is the outcome of steeping plants with desired chemical compounds and/or flavors in water or oil.

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