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How the COVID-19 pandemic altered antibiotic prescribing for common bacterial infections
Thu, 20 Jul 2023 05:45:00 -0400
Investigators evaluated the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on the use of antibiotics in primary care for common infections.
Does COVID-19 increase the risk of bacterial infections in infants?
Mon, 03 Jul 2023 20:46:00 -0400
Researchers assess the prevalence of bacterial meningitis, bacteremia, and urinary tract infections among infants tested for viral infections.
Battle against superbugs: E. coli resistance in UTIs shows slight decline
Tue, 30 May 2023 00:28:00 -0400
Research finds that the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) of uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) from outpatient uncomplicated UTIs at KPSC has slightly decreased between 2016 and 2021, both for in-person and virtual settings, although the magnitude of the decrease was mostly small. Resistance to penicillins, fluoroquinolones, and TMP-SMX was common.
Mouse study offers clues to developing an effective vaccine for Klebsiella bacteria
Thu, 18 May 2023 20:58:00 -0400
A mouse study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis points to data that could be key to developing an effective vaccine for the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Researchers call for urgent measures to prevent hospitals from becoming infected with CRAB bacteria
Tue, 09 May 2023 15:01:28 -0400
Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) was brought into the ICU, in Hangzhou, on multiple occasions as patients were admitted, creating a large 'reservoir' of the bacteria which contaminated beds and equipment.
Discovery of new biomarkers could lead to early detection of bladder cancer
Thu, 27 Apr 2023 23:34:06 -0400
A University of Houston biomedical engineer and his team are reporting the discovery of new biomarkers for early detection of bladder cancer (BC), among the most common cancers diagnosed in men in the U.S.
Review confirms that cranberry products help prevent urinary tract infections
Fri, 21 Apr 2023 01:54:00 -0400
Review reports that cranberry products containing proanthocyanidins (PACs) can reduce the risk of symptomatic, culture-verified UTIs in women with recurrent UTIs, in children, and in people susceptible to UTIs following interventions.
Novel AI system can unobtrusively monitor elderly people in their living spaces
Tue, 28 Mar 2023 00:12:00 -0400
Engineers are harnessing artificial intelligence (AI) and wireless technology to unobtrusively monitor elderly peopleĀ in their living spacesĀ and provide early detection of emerging health problems.
Study assesses the effect of transcutaneous spinal stimulation on intrathecal baclofen pump in patients with spinal cord injury
Tue, 21 Mar 2023 15:58:00 -0400
Researchers from Kessler Foundation and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (collectively "Kessler") conducted the first prospective study to assess whether transcutaneous spinal stimulation (TSS) interacts with implanted intrathecal baclofen (ITB) pump delivery systems for managing spasticity.
Quality improvement initiative successfully reduced urine culture testing for asymptomatic bacteriuria and catheter-associated asymptomatic bacteriuria
Tue, 07 Mar 2023 06:02:00 -0400
Researchers reported on the execution of two electronic healthcare record interventions for reducing urine culture ordering in asymptomatic bacteriuria and catheter-associated ASB in a low-resource safety net system.