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2013-02-06 09:59:02

A pair of commentaries to appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy highlight a debate within the public health community surrounding Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for treatment of exposed individuals during last year's fungal meningitis outbreak.

Antibacterial Soap Chemicals Showing Up In Freshwater Lakes
2013-01-22 14:34:40

A chemical from antibacterial soaps is winding up in some freshwater lakes in Minnesota, according to research published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.

2012-11-13 12:22:27

A new article being published early online in Annals of Internal Medicine describes the diagnosis and treatment protocol established in a Roanoke, Va. hospital to care for dozens of patients presenting with suspected fungal meningitis related to contaminated epidural spinal injections.

2012-10-29 12:01:15

Neutron scattering experiments have provided new insights into the origin of the side effects of an antifungal drug prescribed all over the world.

2012-09-26 13:23:07

The most cost-effective treatment for cryptococcal meningitis (a serious infection of the brain membranes, usually in people with AIDS or other immune system deficiencies) is different to that currently recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), warranting a review of policy.

Chemical Found In Lipstick Could Damage Heart
2012-08-14 13:37:51

Researchers found a commonly used chemical in household products may cause heart and muscle problems.


Word of the Day
quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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