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2013-12-06 23:04:26

At a recent event in Irvine, California, The Edwards Lifesciences Fund recognized the work of Sepsis Alliance with a $75,000 grant to be used to raise awareness of sepsis. San Diego, California (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Sepsis Alliance announced that it is the recipient of a $75,000 grant from The Edwards Lifesciences Fund. The unrestricted grant will be used to raise awareness of sepsis, the third leading cause of death in the United States. "We are incredibly humbled by this show...

2013-11-26 10:26:13

The findings have the potential to translate into millions of saved lives Sepsis, the body's response to severe infections, kills more people than breast cancer, prostate cancer and HIV/AIDS combined. On average, 30 percent of those diagnosed with sepsis die. A new study conducted by Jamey Marth, director of UC Santa Barbara's Center for Nanomedicine and professor of the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, reports a new method to increase survival in sepsis. The results appear...

2013-11-21 23:34:52

Jill Gress has joined the Board of Directors of Sepsis Alliance, the nation's leading patient advocacy organization promoting sepsis awareness. Gress is a Vice President of Harris Poll Insights, and her understanding of emerging industry trends and challenges makes her a vital addition to the Sepsis Alliance team. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Sepsis Alliance, the nation's leading patient advocacy organization promoting sepsis awareness, today announced that Jill...

2013-11-18 23:00:28

Sean Cuttler, a strategic business and technology leader in both healthcare and technology, has joined the Board of Directors of Sepsis Alliance. Cuttler serves as Director and Head of the Project Management Office (PMO) at inventive Health, and will use his talents to help raise awareness of sepsis, recently identified as the most expensive condition to the U.S. healthcare industry. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Sepsis Alliance, the nation's leading patient advocacy...

Fast Blood Test For Sepsis
2013-10-17 12:27:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Commonly referred to as 'blood poisoning,’ sepsis is a deadly condition caused by the body's inflammatory reaction to a bacterial infection that often results in tissue and organ damage. Now, preliminary studies at King's College London indicate that a simple genetic test can diagnose the condition in two hours instead of the two days required for a traditional diagnosis, according to a new study in the open access journal PLOS ONE....

2013-10-15 12:56:38

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered ground breaking clues as to how the pioneering heart drug ticagrelor might reduce the risk of dying following a heart attack, in comparison to previous standard treatments. The new findings, published in Platelets, show that ticagrelor may reduce the risk of dying as a result of a lung infection after suffering a heart attack compared to patients treated with the drug clopidogrel. The analysis, which was led by researchers from...

2013-10-07 12:17:40

Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a protein in the human body that can trigger and mediate inflammation in patients suffering from hemorrhage and sepsis. The findings were published in the online version of Nature Medicine on October 6, 2013. Thirty-seven million people are admitted to the emergency room with traumatic injury each year, and these injuries are a leading cause of death in the US. Two major reasons why traumatic injury is so deadly...


Latest sepsis Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 16:37:36

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...

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