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Study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds standard osteopathic manipulative technique removes bacteria from lungs and enhances the efficacy of antibiotics
REHOVOT, Israel and NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Inhalation Therapies Ltd (AIT), a leading anti-viral therapeutic company, announced that two abstracts
--Study Published in PLOS ONE Shows MeMed's Immune System-Based Test Accurately Determined Whether an Infection is Caused by a Bacteria or Virus-- TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/
CHICAGO, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the leading provider of education and support for the pulmonary fibrosis (PF) community, today announced
- Less than 1 in 3 patients and caregivers are prepared for how IPF will affect their daily life RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Feb.
PFF Adds 12 Sites, Bringing Total to 21 Centers Across the Country CHICAGO, Jan.
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently announced 10 Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospitals among the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures list: Fleming County Hospital (Flemingsburg, KY);
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LONDON, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital-acquired pneumonia also called as healthcare associated pneumonia or nosocomial pneumonia is acquired in hospital premises.
Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is Gram-positive, alpha-hemolytic, bile-soluble aerotolerant, anaerobic member of the genus Streptococcus. It was recognized as a major cause of pneumonia in the late 19th century and is thus the subject of many humoral immunity studies. It causes many other types of pneumococcal infections other than pneumonia including acute sinusitis, otitis media, meningitis, bacteremia, sepsis, septic arthritis, peritonitis, cellulites, and brain abscess. It...
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...
Haemophilus influenzae is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium first described in 1892 by Richard Pfeiffer during an influenza pandemic. It is generally aerobic but can grow as a facultative anaerobe. H. influenzae was mistakenly considered to be the cause of influenza until 1933 when the flu virology became apparent. It was the first free-living organism to have its entire genome sequenced. The project was completed and published in 1995. Two major categories were defined: the...
The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...
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