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Bloodstream infections in newborns can lead to serious complications with substantial morbidity and mortality.
Hospital patients with alcohol use disorders (AUDs) are at an increased risk of developing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), which affect 1.7 million patients annually in the United States. HAIs are infections that patients acquire during their hospitalization and that were not present at the time of admission to the hospital.
New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that intervening with neutralizing antibodies to C5a or its receptors could prevent development of cardiomyopathy in patients with sepsis.
CHELMSFORD, Mass., and DUESSELDORF, Germany, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor-intensive, is partnering with Germany-based miacom diagnostics GmbH to bring miacom's unique, cost-effective family of molecular tests to the U.S.
The Nursing Home Complaint Center says, "Regrettably, we are convinced the number one indicator of severe nursing home neglect or abuse in the United States are repeated occurrences of a specific type of infection called sepsis, or septic shock, and we desperately need family members or loved ones to wise up, and keep records and journals about the condition of a loved one in any US nursing home, as long as they are there." The group says, "Repeated issues related to sepsis or...
SAN DIEGO, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc., (OTCBB: AEMD) disclosed today that its Chairman and CEO, James A. Joyce has issued the following letter to shareholders.
SOMERVILLE, N.J., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon, Inc., announced today that the CDC has reviewed clinical data from patients treated with BIOPATCHÂ® Protective Disk with CHG as part of its update to the 2002 guidelines for reducing risk of intravascular catheter-associated infections in the United States.
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite significant advances made during the last several years, most Americans view the care delivered in America today as merely adequate - with 20 percent rating care as poor compared to only 8 percent who rated care as excellent.
Research by the University of Liverpool has found that systemic inflammation caused by sepsis can be suppressed by a protein which occurs naturally in a type of roundworm.
Increased hospital spending at high-cost hospitals does not appear to be associated with better short-term survival rates for patients with sepsis.
Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
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