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2012-05-17 11:02:46

Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a rare, but important risk posed by the antibiotic azithromycin, commonly called a "Z-pack."

Popular Antibiotic May Be Responsible For Sudden Cardiac Death
2012-05-17 11:02:26

Azithromycin, a common antibiotic used for treatment of bronchitis, pneumonia, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), appears to also boost the risk of sudden cardiac death when compared with no antibiotic treatment.

2011-08-09 08:07:07

Total joint replacement surgeries can help relieve joint pain common in people with conditions like osteoarthritis.

2011-04-07 07:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cempra Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that Prabhavathi Fernandes, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, will present at two upcoming CHI conferences. Dr.

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2011-01-18 13:15:00

According to a study published on Monday, older adults on blood pressure drugs known as calcium channel blockers could suffer dangerous drops in blood pressure if they are given certain antibiotics.

2011-01-17 20:58:14

Mixing commonly used antibiotics with common blood pressure medications may cause hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure) and induce shock in older patients, requiring hospitalization.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.