Tag: "carriage" at medical news
Preventing pneumonia in children helps prevent pneumonia in older adults
... whom have received PCV-7. Studies of pneumococcal carriage
indicate that conjugate vaccines reduce carriage
of vaccine-type pneumococci in vaccinated children. Likewise, unvaccinated children in close contact...
New study says two million Americans harbor drug-resistant superbug
...we don't know," Dr. Kuehnert said. "Interestingly, carriage
of certain strains do seem to vary by sociodemographics, especially age and race. We need to learn more in order to allow design of new, more effective interventions," he added, including vaccines or antimicrobial treatment. "Data from subsequent su...
Study finds smokers' children carry higher levels of harmful bacteria
...and throats of the subjects to determine bacterial carriage
rates, and then analyzed the data based on the chi...percent of mothers not exposed to smoking. Higher carriage
rates of bacteria can translate to higher rates of infection, according to lead author David Greenbe...
PTPN22 gene associated with both susceptibility and disease progression in rheumatoid arthritis
...esults from the study revealed RA association with carriage
of the T allele (34.6 % in patients vs 21.4 % in controls; OR=1.94 (1.35-2.79), p= 0.0003) as well as an association between annual progression rate of vdH Sharp score and T-allele carriers (p=0.01). No significant association was observed between t...
Researcher brings space age to surgery equipment, procedures
...atient's abdomen. It has two arms, and a motorized carriage
on the operating table lets the arms move anywhere on the table. "It's very position-able to any part of the body," he said, adding that this may possibly allow the robot be used on arms and legs. Hannaford's research endeavors were funded, in p...
Loperamide therapy for acute diarrhea in children
...he Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel analysed throat carriage
of meningococci in one district of Ghana, and identified features of the isolates that might contribute to the susceptibility of residents in the African meningitis belt to the meningococcal epidemics that occur here. Citation: Leimkugel J, Hodgson...
Rhode Island Hospital study identifies high-risk patient populations for MRSA carriage
...cted outpatients appear to be high-risk groups for carriage
of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MR... patient populations that have a high risk of MRSA carriage
is important in our efforts to control the spread of this microbe among patients." In the prospect...
US soldiers in Iraq fighting drug-resistant bacteria after injuries
... Several previous reports have described skin carriage
of Acinetobacter species in healthy people. The carriage
rates have been found to vary with climate and geography. These reports may not be generalizable to...
Passengers, not just mobile phones, contribute to road accidents
...mine the risk of a crash associated with passenger carriage
compared with that of using a mobile phone while d...ver distraction is irrefutable, however, passenger carriage
by young drivers may have additional effects, as recent studies have indicated. These studies sugges...