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Day care centers incubate and spread antibiotic-resistant bacteria

...s incubators for antibiotic-resistance respiratory tract bacteria. Sampling Streptococcus pneumoniae ("str...d transmission of antibiotic-resistant respiratory tract organisms in the community and should be seen as major targets for intervention," Dagan said. The 2...

Non-pathogenic bacteria block inflammatory response pathway in intestinal tract

...on-pathogenic bacteria within the gastrointestinal tract may be responsible for blocking an immune pathway ...ssue of the journal Science. The gastrointestinal tract of humans and other vertebrates is home to a delicate bacterial balancing act in which a diverse eco...

Study finds marijuana ingredient promotes tumor growth, impairs anti-tumor defenses

...deposits four times as much tar in the respiratory tract as does a comparable amount of tobacco, thus incre... of marijuana may increase the risk of respiratory tract cancer and further studies will be needed to evaluate this possibility." The UCLA researchers exam...

Aventis Pharmaceuticals Allegra (Fexofenadine Hcl) 30-Mg tablets now available to treat seasonal allergies, chronic hives in children 6 to 11 years

...rs are headache (7.2% vs. 6.6%), upper respiratory tract infection (4.3% vs. 1.7%), coughing (3.8% vs. 1.3%...r are headache (10.6% vs. 7.5%), upper respiratory tract infection (3.2% vs. 3.1%), and back pain (2.8% vs. 1.4%). What Is Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (SAR)? ...

Possible outpatient relief for millions of older men: MD researcher develops improved technology to shrink enlarged prostate glands without surgery

...c prostate enlargement can be triggered by urinary tract infections, but it is often associated simply with aging, Larsen says. Benign prostatic hyperplasia occurs when cells proliferate in the gland, causing enlargement. The gland can continue to enlarge later on even when cell proliferation decreases bec...

FDA advisory committee recommends approval of novantrone for treatment of worsening multiple sclerosis

...re nausea, alopecia (hair loss), upper respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, menstrual disorder, and transient neutropenia (a reduced number of white blood cells). N...

Trauma patients need monitoring for infection risk

...mon infections were those of the lower respiratory tract and the urinary tract; four patients died from their infections. The analysis identified several risk factors for infection among these patients including longer hospital stays and multiple blood transfusions and surgeries. Invasive procedures suc...

Antibiotic prescribing in local communities is linked to localised resistance

...actitioners for the purposes of diagnosing urinary tract infections. Magee et al found that the correlation between the prescribing of certain antibiotics and resistance to those same antibiotics was often significant. They say that this is the first survey to suggest such geographically localised effects...

Rebound of HIV and reappearance of HIV reservoirs in patients treated with IL-2& combination antiretroviral drugs following cessation of therapy

...bably cellsof the brain, gut, bone marrow, genital tract and other organs. Thesereservoirs, in which the virus continues to replicate at low levels even duringaggressive treatment, are probable sources of the resurgent HIV seen whentherapy is discontinued. The current study shows that at least one HIVres...

Duke team seeks novel vaccine strategy for HIV

...ces, such as the mouth,upper respiratory tract, GI tract or reproductive organs. "One benefit of a nasally introduced vaccine is that it is non-invasive, sopresumably it would be more feasible to use on a widespread basis throughout theworld, especially in the more under-developed areas," Staats said. The ...

New data provide further evidence of effectiveness of targeted delivery of Relenza and efficacy in both A&B strains

...spread to neighbouring cells within therespiratory tract is inhibited. Approved in the US in July, Relenza has also received approval in Australia,where it is currently being used for the first time in the clinical setting. Inaddition, it has recently been approved in the EU, under the mutual recognition...

Even in an era of HAART Drugs, HIV patients are vulnerable to opportunistic infections

... development of drug resistance in the respiratory tract of HIVpatients who underwent prophylaxis therapy to prevent a bacterial infectioncaused by Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), which causes serious illness thatultimately leads to wasting and death if untreated. Findings from the CMV research were bot...

Turning off cancer shield may allow safer cancer therapy

...hy cells in the blood-forming system andintestinal tract and thus allow chemotherapy or radiation to be administeredmore safely. These healthy cells, unlike most tumors, have a working p53 thatcauses them to die in large numbers when damaged by such agents. "Inactivation of p53 has always been considered a...

NOVANTRONE application for multiple sclerosis granted priority review by FDA

...re nausea, alopecia (hair loss), upper respiratory tract infection, urinarytract infection, menstrual disorder, and transient neutropenia (a reduced numberof white blood cells). Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, debilitating disease of the centralnervous system that, in its various stages, afflicts ...

Immunology experiment aboard historic shuttle mission

...ussian cosmonaut, for example, developed a urinary tract infectionwhile on Mir. None of the antibiotics aboard wiped out the infection, Bargatzesaid, and the cosmonaut had to return to earth. He was so weak that spaceofficials worried about him surviving the stress of re-entry. With missions p...

Help for women's urinary tract infections

Ann Arbor---Women with common urinary tract infections can safely get the samediagnosis and pr...rtment of Internal Medicine. Uncomplicated urinary tract infection, a bacteria-caused ailment also known ascystitis, plagues up to half of all women during t...

Large-volume medical centers produce best clinical and economic results for complex gastrointestinal surgery

...patic lobectomy (removal of a liver lobe), biliary tract anastomosis(reconnecting parts of the bile transport system, or radicalpancreaticoduodenectomy (removal of the pancreas head along with an encirclingloop of the duodenum), also known as the Whipple procedure. To assess the role of patient...

Immunex Files Supplemental NDA for NOVANTRONE

...re nausea, alopecia (hair loss), upper respiratory tract infection, urinarytract infection, menstrual disorder, and transient neutropenia (a reduced numberof white blood cells). Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, debilitating disease of the centralnervous system that afflicts 300,000 to 350,000 peopl...

New Anti-Inflammatory Drug Is Easy On The Stomach

...ease or prevent thedevelopment of gastrointestinal tract injury by sparing COX-1." In April, a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee recommended approvalof rofecoxib for treatment of osteoarthritis and acute pain. The brand name ofrofecoxib will be Vioxx, according to Merck & Co., which manufactu...

New book on osteoporosis covers preventing and treating 'The Aging Disease' in consumer language

...are poorcalcium absorption in the gastrointestinal tract related to aging andtestosterone deficiency. "Over the past decade we have begun to hear a lot more about osteoporosis as asilent disease and what can be done about it, which is a very positive step. The down side is that there is a lot of misinfor...

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