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Glucocorticoids may increase risk of serious blood infection

Current users of systemic glucocorticoids experienced 2.5 times higher odds of infection with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria than non-users, a Danish study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings has found.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Glucocorticoids may increase risk of serious blood infection

Current users of systemic glucocorticoids experienced 2.5 times higher odds of infection with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria than non-users, a Danish study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings has found.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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New Incentives Needed to Develop Antibiotics to Fight Superbugs

Drugmakers are renewing efforts to develop medicines to fight emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria, but creating new classes of drugs on the scale needed is unlikely to happen without new financial incentives to make the effort worth the investment.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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All things about bacteria :) >>

This is incredible scheme about bacteria, concise almost all bacteria with a high yield information below each of them, hope you enjoy with it :) ..  
Amr Al-Sharafi
over 3 years ago
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All about bacteria :)

 
Amr Al-Sharafi
over 3 years ago
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Bacteria Blocks Mosquitoes From Transmitting Zika -Brazilian Study

Infecting mosquitoes with a genius of bacteria called Wolbachia significantly reduce their ability to transmit the Zika virus, report Brazilian researchers, raising hope for this biological method of blocking transmission of the deadly virus.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Skin bacteria stay 'stable over time' - BBC News

Everyone has their own personal range of bacteria living on their skin that stays largely unchanged over time, a US study suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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'Bugged mosquitoes' stop Zika spread - BBC News

Infecting mosquitoes with bacteria could help prevent them spreading Zika, a Brazilian study suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Acinetobacter baumannii -- The New MRSA?

Infections caused by this bacteria are commonly multi-drug resistant and can be difficult to treat. Find out what there is to know.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Pneumonia: Causes, Types, & Symptoms

Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs that can be caused by a variety of different pathogens, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and mycobacteria. Depending on the pathogen, symptoms can range in severity; this video covers the pathophysiology of a lung infection, as well as common types, clinical signs and symptoms, and treatments.  
youtube.com
over 3 years ago
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Cranberry Supplements Aren't Equal for Preventing UTIs

Taking cranberry supplements has long been recommended to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI), but tests of seven popular cranberry-pill brands in the U.S. showed that most contained too little of the key bacteria-fighting ingredient to have any effect.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Toolkit Detects Viable Bacteria on Reprocessed Endoscopes

A preassembled toolkit facilitates detection of viable bacteria on endoscopes that have been fully reprocessed after use, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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The Rise in Antifungal Resistance

Pathogenic fungi are going the way of bacteria, developing resistance to the agents available to fight serious infections.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Paper calls for more research into microbes as cause of Alzheimer's

In a journal editorial, an international team suggests a virus and two bacteria are major causes of Alzheimer's disease and calls for more research to investigate further.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 3 years ago
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'Chilling' Data on Antibiotic-Resistant Infections in US

One in seven catheter- and surgery-related healthcare-associated infections is caused by six types of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in acute care hospitals.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Scientists Find How "Superbugs" Build Their Defenses

Scientists in Britain have found how drug-resistant bacteria build and maintain a defensive wall - a discovery that paves the way for the development of new drugs to break through the barrier and kill the often deadly "superbugs."  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago