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Study shows significant decreases in infections among people with psoriatic arthritis
Tue, 02 Nov 2021 23:20:03 -0500
New research presented this week at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology's annual meeting, shows significant decreases in infections among people with psoriatic arthritis over the years 2012-2017.
Forgotten antibiotic may be useful in treating severe febrile urinary tract infections
Fri, 29 Oct 2021 20:02:23 -0500
A forgotten antibiotic, temocillin, led to lower selection of resistant bacteria than the standard treatment for febrile urinary tract infection, in a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
Decreasing length of hospitalization increases post-discharge complications for surgical patients
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 02:37:48 -0500
New study results suggest the national trend toward decreasing length of hospitalization after surgical procedures may come at the expense of an increasing proportion of complications occurring after patients leave the hospital.
Limited options for managing UTIs make women fearful and frustrated
Sat, 02 Oct 2021 21:55:06 -0500
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.
Urine sampling not to be restricted to children with unexplained fever, say researchers
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 01:11:12 -0500
In a systematic review, researchers assessed the diagnostic value of certain physical symptoms that children may display that could indicate a urinary tract infection.
FDA approves drug-free stroke rehabilitation system to treat upper extremity motor deficits
Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:12:49 -0500
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the MicroTransponder Vivistim Paired VNS System (Vivistim System), a first-of-its-kind, drug-free rehabilitation system intended to treat moderate to severe upper extremity motor deficits associated with chronic ischemic stroke—a stroke caused by a blockage of blood flow to the brain with long-lasting symptoms—using vagus nerve stimulation (VNS).
Next-Generation Sequencing and the Diagnosis of Disease
Wed, 04 Aug 2021 03:11:00 -0500
In this interview, Professor John Rossen talks about next-generation sequencing and it's implications for
the diagnosis of disease.
New advice: Antibiotics should not be given to kids as a preventative measure to avoid UTIs
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 00:45:19 -0500
Antibiotics shouldn’t be given to children as a preventative measure to try to avoid another urinary tract infection for kids who have already had one infection, as it’s unlikely to prevent another UTI and also contributes to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.
Investigational antipsychotic treatment offers sustained benefits for people with dementia-related psychosis
Thu, 22 Jul 2021 02:17:10 -0500
Evidence of the sustained benefits of an investigational antipsychotic treatment for people with dementia-related psychosis has been published.
NIH-funded study to explore liquid surface coatings for reducing catheter-associated infections
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 01:03:58 -0500
A novel liquid surface coating on human catheters could help reduce protein deposition that leads to urinary tract and bloodstream infections, according to researchers at the University of Maine and University of Notre Dame who are leading a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.