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Study: Patients with intellectual disability more likely to hospitalized for potentially preventable conditions
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:01:15 -0400
People with intellectual disabilities are five times more likely to be admitted to hospital with potentially preventable conditions, new research shows.
Drinking plenty of water may reduce risk of UTIs in women prone to infection
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:21:10 -0400
Drinking an additional three pints of water a day may keep the urinary tract infection (UTI) away - at least for women who are prone - suggests a study being presented at IDWeek 2017.
First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan
Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:22:41 -0400
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer Inc. today announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) has approved BAVENCIO (avelumab, genetically recombinant Injection 200mg/mL for intravenous use) as the first and only treatment indicated for curatively unresectable Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), a rare and aggressive cancer, in Japan.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria work together to cause infection, research suggests
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:17:13 -0400
What's worse than getting exposed to a kind of bacteria that modern antibiotics can't kill? Getting exposed to more than one - because they may work together to cause an infection, new research suggests.
New drug treatment linked to higher bladder compliance after spinal cord injury
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:06:16 -0400
Researchers have shown that compared to placebo, a drug treatment intended to prevent remodeling of the bladder wall and given within 48 hours after spinal cord injury (SCI) in dogs was associated with significantly higher bladder compliance.
Experts explore ways to improve safety of care for nursing home residents with dementia
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:50:43 -0400
By 2050, the number of people 65 and older with dementia in the United States is expected to nearly triple – from 5 million to more than 13 million – increasing the numbers in assisted living and nursing homes.
Investigators identify evidence-based recommendations to enhance patient's postoperative recovery
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:19:55 -0400
Collaborators in a new nationwide program for hospitals designed to improve the recovery of surgical patients have identified their first set of evidence-based recommendations: a care plan for colon and rectal surgical procedures.
Study finds high rates of drug resistance to urinary tract infections in Bangladesh
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 09:27:09 -0400
Organisms causing urinary tract infections (UTI) are increasingly proving to be ineffective or showing resistance to drugs that are used to kill the germs. This phenomenon has been increasing worldwide, especially to commonly used antimicrobials (drugs) in children.
FDA approves first extended adjuvant therapy to lower risk of breast cancer recurrence
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:38:40 -0400
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Nerlynx (neratinib) for the extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer.
Scientists develop novel enzyme technology that prevents formation of biofilms
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:40:44 -0400
Have you ever heard of biofilms? They are slimy, glue-like membranes that are produced by microbes, like bacteria and fungi, in order to colonize surfaces.