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2014-09-08 12:25:06

ALBANY, New York, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Pipeline Analysis of Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Drugs Market (Tedizolid Phosphate, Ceftolozane/Tazobactam, Ceftazidime/Avibactam, Amikacin Inhale, Plazomicin, and Synflorix) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" six phase III drugs would generate total revenue of USD 3.8 billion by 2020. Browse the...

2014-01-13 08:28:07

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KBIO) today announced the presentation of epidemiological research sponsored by Sanofi Pasteur, KaloBios' exclusive licensee for KB001-A, estimating the incidence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (Pa-VAP) in at-risk patients requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation. The presentation also describes the risk factors among patients with VAP and Pa-VAP. The new...

2013-05-22 10:12:38

For critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation, early tracheostomy (within the first 4 days after admission) was not associated with an improvement in the risk of death within 30 days compared to patients who received tracheostomy placement after 10 days, according to a study in the May 22/29 issue of JAMA. "A tracheostomy is commonly performed when clinicians predict a patient will need prolonged mechanical ventilation," according to background information in the article....

2012-07-21 23:01:54

Biovo announced today that the company was granted a patent covering a closed suction system with an integrated cleaning mechanism by the UK Patent Office. The new technology will be on the market in Europe later this year under the brand name Airway Medix. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Biovo Technologies is an innovator and manufacturer of disposable medical devices for mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU. Biovo announced today that the company was granted a patent...

2012-03-28 10:52:40

Combining common antibiotics with additional compounds could make previously resistant bacteria more susceptible to the same antibiotics. 'Resuscitation' of existing antibiotics has the potential to make infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria easier to control, reducing antibiotic usage and levels of antimicrobial resistance, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin this week. Researchers from University College...

2012-03-17 23:01:22

Biovo Technologies announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its Airway Medix Closed Suction System, a patented closed suction system designed to remove biofilm and secretion buildup from the inner lumen of the endotracheal tube. Bacterial buildup inside the endotracheal tube is considered one of the leading causes ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) in intensive care units (ICU). Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) March 17, 2012 Biovo Technologies announced that it has received CE Mark...

2011-08-23 20:03:34

Afghan patients treated at a U.S. military hospital in Afghanistan often carry multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria, according to a report in the September issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. The findings underscore the need for effective infection control measures at deployed hospitals where both soldiers and local patients are treated, the study's authors say. The research team, led by Air Force Lieutenant...


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