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Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic Therapy Proved Effective in CAP Cure

...sity in Chicago, noted that procalcitonin does not return to low levels for two weeks in bacteremic patients and is also delayed in severe CAP. ‘The pattern of procalcitonin therapy response in such patients appears to be more a marker of ongoing inflammation than persistent infection,’ Dr. Wunderink wrote....

Biomarker Reduces Length of Antibiotic Treatment

...sity in Chicago, noted that procalcitonin does not return to low levels for two weeks in bacteremic patients and is also delayed in severe CAP. “The pattern of procalcitonin therapy response in such patients appears to be more a marker of ongoing inflammation than persistent infection,” Dr. Wunderink wrote....

Effect of Prolonged Stay in Space Studied Using Fruit Flies

...ve to replace their food tray once. When the flies return to earth, Laurence ‘Laurie’ von Kalm, an associate professor of biology at UCF, will work with Deborah Kimbrell, a UC Davis associate research geneticist, to evaluate their responses to bacteria and fungi and compare them to the responses of flies th...

Government Pulled up for Denying Pay to Striking Medicos

...ed the order May 31 asking the striking doctors to return to work, the government had said that no action whatsoever would be taken against the doctors and that it simply wanted them to resume work as patients were suffering. It said that in view of that assurance, no specific order was passed about their...

Study Claims That Chemo Before And After Surgery Enhances Survival Rates

...tumors and thereby improved the survival without a return of cancer. It was explained that surgery is the accepted treatment for stomach cancer, and that all or a part of the stomach removed during the procedure. The probability of a complete cure is considered very high if the condition is diagnosed earl...

Tourists Face Health Risks by Missing Vaccinations

...g to the Department of Health, almost 2,000 people return to the UK with malaria each year, and an average of nine people die from the disease.' ...

Booster Dose Of Radiotherapy Beneficial In Early Breast Cancer

...n unacceptable number of women having their cancer return and second, these patients benefit from an additional boost dose," said lead author Guenther Gruber of the Kantonsspital in Aarau, Switzerland. the study analyzed the prognosis of 373 women of 45 years old or younger. All women had been treated in 1...

Agreement for Joint Trials of Avian Flu Vac cine on Humans

...haksin stated that he did not want to see bird flu return again after the country had successfully controlled it and had earned recognition from the international community....

Sex Workers Rewarded for Having HIV Check

... have been awarded with discount shopping cards in return for having regular checks for HIV at a sexual health clinic as part of the HIV/AIDS awareness program//. According to the UNAIDS which is the United Nation's AIDS-prevention agency India has largest number of people, an estimated 5.7 million people...

Cell Survival Depends on Chromosome Integrity

..., it is important to shut off repair machinery and return to normal state. The cells require proteins like the sirtuins Hst3p and Hst4p to act as guideposts to help identify dangerous DNA lesions. If the DNA repair machinery does not fix these lesions to maintain chromosome integrity, the cell would lose co...

Stern action against AIIMS Medicos, warns Ramadoss

...es in human values, he should have told doctors to return to work on the very first day of the protest - at least for the sake of those poor souls," said Ramadoss, who is also the president of the institute. Defending the decision to pass a resolution against the director, Ramadoss said: "Venugopal's appoi...

Warning Against Allergens In Cookie Dough

...ness. Customers who have purchased the product may return it to their store for a full refund or replacement." According to Publix, the label on the 'Chub' size cookie dough, with a date code of 17 Sept. 2006 and an item code (UPC) of 41415-00703, did not indicate that the dough contained pecans. The F...

Breast Cancer Treatment Switches to more Modern Therapy

...rch has revealed that Arimidex reduces the risk of return of breast cancer by an additional 26 percent on comparing with tamoxifen. Thus far, Arimidex was only licensed for use immediately after breast cancer surgery, in patients who have been newly diagnosed with the disease. With the new licence Arimide...

Definite Connection Between Receptor Levels and Cocaine Abuse Reveals PET Imaging

...nused dopamine is collected in "transporters" that return it to the sending cell. Cocaine operates by ente...rences in the time it took for the D2 receptors to return to normal levels once cocaine use ended. Monkeys that used only for one week had only a 15 percent r...

Travellers Cautioned Over The Alternate Remedies For Malaria

...hown that every year almost 2000 of the travellers return having contracted the disease. The doctors have also begun finding that in many cases the patients had taken homeopathic remedies instead of licensed medicines. Some of the travellers have claimed that they were told that the homeopathic protection...

Treatment for Breast Cancer to take a New Turn

...rch has revealed that Arimidex reduces the risk of return of breast cancer by an additional 26 percent on comparing with tamoxifen. Thus far, Arimidex was only licensed for use immediately after breast cancer surgery, in patients who have been newly diagnosed with the disease. With the new licence Arimide...

Regular Exercise Can Help From Recurrence of Colon Cancer

...s. "To reduce the chances that colon cancer will return after treatment, as well as for overall health reasons, regular exercise is a good option for survivors to consider," says Meyerhardt, who also is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. "As with any exercise program, people sho...

Enzyme Urokinase Better Option In Empyema For Kids

...nd ensure the full expansion of the lung so it can return to normal function, said Dr. Sonnappa. Our study is the first randomized prospective trial to compare chest drain against primary video-assisted thorascopic surgery for the treatment of empyema in children. No significant clinical differences were ...

Regeneration After Spinal Cord Injury

...pinal cord injured patients. The result would be a return of functional activity. John Houle, Ph.D., is Pr...tudy represents a major milestone in the battle to return spinal cord injury patients to a state of mobility, however there is still a lot of work to be done ...

Officer of Anti-Submarine Squadron Quarantined With Tuberculosis

...ll remain in an informal isolation until his tests return completely negative....

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