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2014-09-04 23:04:25

Innovative Technology Saves Lives and Key to Reducing Infections and Improving Overall Patient Care Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Catheter Connections, originator of the DualCap System™, is proud to have been awarded a GPO contract by MedAssets. The DualCap System will provide MedAssets’ 4400+ healthcare facilities across the nation easy access to DualCap, giving them a tool to save lives and greatly reduce hospital-acquired conditions, particularly catheter related...

2014-09-02 08:29:18

-- Company Completes Final Preclinical Toxicology Study and Prepares to File Investigational New Drug (IND) in 2H 2014 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today positive results from its final preclinical toxicology study of SYN-004. Per U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

2014-08-26 08:30:26

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruthigen Inc. (NASDAQ: RTGN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs in invasive procedures, has announced that its lead drug candidate, RUT58-60, has received a recommendation from the Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) to begin enrolling patients in the Company's planned Phase 1/2 clinical trial. RUT58-60 is intended for use as an adjunct therapy in combination with prophylactic...

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2014-08-24 05:25:27

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although the risk of stroke is generally thought to increase with age, the disease can occur at any time of life. The incidence of stroke in children, however, is very low. Only around five children in every 100,000 experience a stroke. Previous research among adult stroke patients has established that, among the factors that increase the risk of stroke, infections can play a major role. New findings have revealed that this heightened...

2014-08-19 12:28:29

Reimbursement and Out-of-Pocket Costs are the Leading Reasons for Treatment Discontinuation, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections, 40 percent of surveyed HCV treating specialists expect to prescribe Gilead's investigational fixed-dose combination of sofosbuvir/ledipasvir in the next six months to their genotype 1 patients. Analysis of...

2014-08-18 20:22:01

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Klebsiella Pneumoniae Infections-Pipeline Insights, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2278616/-Klebsiella-Pneumoniae-Infections-Pipeline-Insights-2014.htmlSUMMARYDelveInsight's," Klebsiella Pneumoniae Infections-Pipeline Insights, 2014", report provides comprehensive insights about pipeline drugs across this indication. A key objective of the report is to establish the understanding...

2014-08-18 16:23:33

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Influenza A Infections-Pipeline Insights, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2278595/-Influenza-A-Infections-Pipeline-Insights-2014.html SUMMARYDelveInsight's," Influenza A Infections-Pipeline Insights, 2014", report provides comprehensive insights about pipeline drugs across this indication. A key objective of the report is to establish the understanding for all the pipeline...

2014-07-24 23:11:07

American Sentinel University’s new e-book, ‘Are You Prepared to Identify and Prevent the Three Infections That Make Up Two-Thirds of All Healthcare Associated Infections?’ profiles risk factors and prevention techniques for the three most common infection threats in healthcare facilities today. Download the free e-book at http://www.americansentinel.edu/blog/2014/05/13/strong-nursing-leadership-is-essential-to-reducing-hais/. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 American Sentinel...

2014-07-24 10:49:42

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation New HIV infections dropped by almost one-third from the epidemic peak; TB deaths declined by 3.7 percent between 2000 and 2013; child deaths from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have dropped 31.5 percent in the past decade Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries. The pace of decline in deaths and infections has accelerated since 2000,...

2014-07-17 08:28:41

SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruthigen, Inc., (NASDAQ: RTGN) today announced that it has treated the first human subjects with its leading drug candidate RUT58-60 in a 30 patient, 21-day skin irritation trial, which is expected to be completed in August 2014. In June 2014, Ruthigen's Investigational New Drug (IND) application became effective following review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Ruthigen is developing RUT58-60 as a safe and fast...


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2011-04-28 14:40:22

Streptococcus pyogenes is a spherical, Gram-positive bacterium is the cause of Group A streptococcal infections. It displays streptococcal group A antigen on its cell wall. When it is cultured on blood agar plates it produces large zones of beta-hemolysis. They are catalase-negative and in ideal conditions it has an incubation period of about 1-3 days. It is an infrequent part of the skin flora. It is the cause of many important human diseases, ranging from mild superficial skin infections...

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2011-04-18 21:37:33

Klebsiella pneumoniae is a Gram-negative, non-motile, encapsulated, lactose fermenting, facultative anaerobic, rod shaped bacterium found in the normal flora of the mouth, skin, and intestines. It is the most important member of the Klebsiella genus of Enterobacteriaceae. It is naturally occurring in soil and about 30% of strains can fix nitrogen in anaerobic conditions. Hans Christian Gram developed the technique now known as Gram staining in 1884 to discriminate between K. pneumoniae and...

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2011-02-23 20:42:46

Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea among infants and young children and is one of several viruses that cause the stomach flu. It is in the family Reoviridae and is a genus of double-stranded RNA. Most children have been infected by the age of five. Each infection builds on previous immunity and thus subsequent infections are less severe and adults are rarely affected. The fives species of the virus are referred to as A, B, C, D, and E. Type A, which is the most common, causes more...

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