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2014-03-26 16:25:09

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bn9wlv/antibacterial) has announced the addition of the "Antibacterial Drugs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bn9wlv/antibacterial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) An antibacterial drug is referred to as an...

2013-04-02 12:54:57

Loop diuretics, more commonly known as water pills, are the most widely prescribed heart failure medications, but few studies had extensively compared their effectiveness until Yale School of Medicine researchers examined three approved loop diuretics and found that even though one of them might offer more benefit, it is rarely prescribed. Published in the April 1 early edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the research compared the potential benefits of using one...

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2011-07-26 11:26:31

Cranberries have long been used to treat and prevent urinary tract infections (UTI), but a recent study indicates it may not be as potent as using antibiotics, according to various media reports. Dr. Marielle A. J. Beerepoot and her colleagues concluded in a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine that cranberry supplements do however have benefits, they are less likely to have side effects and do not encourage the growth of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria. For women who are...

2011-07-26 07:04:20

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- In premenopausal women who have repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs), the antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) appeared more effective than cranberry capsules for preventing recurrent infections, at the risk of contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to this study. Urinary tract infections are common in women, affecting nearly half at some point in their lives. The authors note that up to 30 percent of women develop recurrent UTIs (rUTIs), a...

2011-07-25 23:42:11

In premenopausal women who have repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs), the antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) appeared more effective than cranberry capsules for preventing recurrent infections, at the risk of contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to a report in the July 25 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Urinary tract infections are common in women, affecting nearly half at some point in their lives, according to...

2010-08-10 13:57:04

Antibiotic use appears to have increased among older adults whose prescription drug coverage improved as a result of enrolling in Medicare Part D, with the largest increases for broad-spectrum, newer and more expensive drugs, according to a report in the August 9/23 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Overuse of antibiotics is a common and important problem, potentially leading to unnecessary spending for prescription drugs, increased risks of adverse...

2010-07-02 20:06:36

TMP-SMX antibiotic combination increases risk of severe hyperkalemia Older adults taking the antibiotic combination trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX)"”widely prescribed for urinary tract infections"”are at increased risk of elevated potassium levels, called hyperkalemia, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). "We found a significant risk of severe hyperkalemia associated with TMP-SMX,"...

2009-06-09 16:02:58

Antibiotics, antimicrobials and antifungals are seeping into the waterways of North America, Europe and East Asia, according to an investigation published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP). Authored by Universit© de Montr©al and Environment Canada researchers, the review found that consumption of anti-infectives for human and agriculture use contributes to their release into the environment and even into drinking water."Anti-infectives are...

2009-03-17 08:30:00

PAMTA would curtail the growth of resistant bacteria on factory farms WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly one year after the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production released its landmark recommendations on how America should reform the way food animals are raised, U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter today introduced the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2009 (PAMTA). The bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to withdraw...