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Do probiotics really benefit healthy people?
Sun, 14 Jul 2024 21:36:00 -0400
Recent research in Advances In Nutrition reviews the benefits of probiotics for healthy individuals, highlighting evidence gaps and the need for further study to support preventive recommendations.
Harnessing pharmacists' expertise to treat minor illnesses could save millions in health care costs
Tue, 28 May 2024 13:06:16 -0400
Greater use of pharmacists to treat minor illnesses could potentially save millions of dollars in health care costs, according to new research led by Washington State University.
Gut bacteria and urinary infections linked, offering new angles for treatment
Tue, 30 Apr 2024 20:25:00 -0400
A study in eClinicalMedicine explores the relationship between gut microbiota, urinary tract colonization, and recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTI), suggesting the cross-habitation of uropathogenic E. coli as a significant mechanism in rUTI recurrence.
Exhaled breath may be a promising avenue for antibiotic monitoring
Mon, 29 Apr 2024 22:10:00 -0400
Exhaled breath may be very promising alternative to blood for the therapeutic monitoring of antibiotics, the ESCMID Global Congress (formerly ECCMID) in Barcelona, Spain (27-30 April) will hear.
Age and sex impact antimicrobial resistance levels, research shows
Mon, 29 Apr 2024 21:55:41 -0400
New research presented at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2024, Barcelona 27-30 April) shows that levels of resistance to antimicrobials (AMR) varies with age and sex, with age in particular showing substantial variation both between and within countries.
SNFists enhance end-of-life care quality for nursing home residents
Fri, 15 Mar 2024 12:08:00 -0400
Specialized nursing facility clinicians, or SNFists, may decrease the likelihood of nursing home residents experiencing stressful hospitalizations and improve the quality of life in their last days, according to researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine.
AI technologies can accurately identify cases of healthcare-associated infections
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 07:23:00 -0400
A new proof-of-concept study published today in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) reports that artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can accurately identify cases of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) even in complex clinical scenarios.
Study reveals nerve changes linked to pain and urinary frequency in recurrent UTI sufferers
Thu, 07 Mar 2024 06:36:00 -0400
How sensory nerve sprouting and mast cell activity, driven by nerve growth factor (NGF), contribute to persistent bladder pain and dysfunction in recurrent urinary tract infection (rUTI) cases.
Understanding giggle incontinence: Causes, symptoms, and management
Tue, 27 Feb 2024 20:39:00 -0400
Giggle incontinence, a unique form of laughter-induced urinary incontinence, primarily affects children without other urological disorders, with treatment options including urotherapy, biofeedback, and methylphenidate.
AI chatbot could be a useful clinical decision support tools for physicians
Mon, 11 Dec 2023 11:28:00 -0400
Physician-investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) compared a chatbot's probabilistic reasoning to that of human clinicians.