Tag: "doxycycline" at medical news
Himachal Pradesh Under the Grip of Suspected Typhus Fever Outbreak
...atient. Doctors said patients were responding to doxycycline
antibiotic. At least 42 cases of similar mysterious fever were reported in the state in 2004....
Mouse Study Suggests Anxiety Disorders Take Root in Infancy
...anxiety behavior. Further tests, in which the drug doxycycline
was used to suppress the receptors in mice at various stages of development, showed that eliminating the receptors in juvenile or adult mice did not elicit over-anxiousness. "Forebrain serotonin receptors are needed during the development of newbo...
Lethal Staphylococcus can Be Fatal to Pneumonia Patients
...p of antibiotics. But it can also be combined with doxycycline
and vancomycin in case of a resistant strain. When the bacteria are resistant to methicillin, it proves lethal with the damaged lung tissue and immune system. As a part of defense mechanism, washing hands and following a stringent hygiene program...
Doxycycline to treat Elephantiasis
...e Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine found that doxycycline
gave some relief to patients in the advanced stages of the disease. In addition, the antibiotic killed the causative worms. Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) affects nearly 120 million people, usually, in the tropical countries. The society keeps away from...
Toxic Strand Of RNA Causes Myotonic Muscular dystrophy
...relax muscles and heart rhythm abnormalities. When doxycycline
was stopped, mice stopped producing toxic RNA and returned to normal, except in cases when the heart was severely damaged. So far, however, Mahadevan and other scientists can't explain exactly what happens inside the cell to cause someone to get my...
Spread Of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Is A Probability, Say Experts
...e daily 100-milligram doses of the oral antibiotic doxycycline
(a version of the common tetracycline) until the patient’s fever subsides. Patients continue to take the medication for an additional five days to prevent the disease from rebounding. Infected children would receive the same drug, but at a lower dose...
Metabolic problems related to clogged arteries
...sclerosis. The scientists had used the antibiotic doxycycline
in the drinking water for the mice to initiate the process of overproduction of uncoupling protein-1. As low energy level is one of the direct results of metabolic activities, then it is possible that defective metabolic systems can cause atherosc...
Anthrax drug doxycycline could stunt fetal growth
The government warned doctors that doxycycline
-- an antibiotic being prescribed to people who ma...detected in recent weeks in the United States. But doxycycline
is part of a class of drugs that can endanger fetuses, including staining primary teeth, weakening t...