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Commonly prescribed antibiotic 'could increase risk of cardiac death'

A new study published in The BMJ has linked a commonly prescribed antibiotic - clarithromycin - to an increased risk of cardiac death.


Related Topix: Medicine, Biaxin, Clarithromycin (generic), Health, Bronchitis, World News, Denmark,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Risk Factors for Severe Influenza A - "Related Pneumonia in Adult Cohort, Mexico, 2013 - "14

More comorbidities and severity of illness were found than for patients admitted during the 2009-10 influenza pandemic.


Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, World News, Mexico, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Vaccinations, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

Smithsonian's red panda 'Shama' dies

The Smithsonian's red panda, Shama - the girlfriend to Rusty, the male panda who escaped the zoo last year - has died, the institution reported Monday.


Related Topix: Front Royal, VA, Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Face-to-Face with Pneumococcal Pneumonia

PNEUMONIA is defined as the infection of the lungs that involves the small air sacs and the tissues around them.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Smoking, Vaccinations

Wed Aug 13, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Study shows high-dose flu vaccine more effective in elderly

High-dose influenza vaccine is 24 percent more effective than the standard-dose vaccine in protecting persons ages 65 and over against influenza illness and its complications, according to a Vanderbilt-led study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine .


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza

Tue Aug 12, 2014


Prognosis of pneumonia: value of respiratory rate often overlooked

More than one out of ten pneumonia patients die of the disease. Thus it is vital to accurately predict and closely monitor the clinical course.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Journal Watch

Treating Ebola: Lessons from the Pre-Antibiotic Era

The experimental Ebola monoclonal antibody therapy that elicited a seeming "miracle cure" in an American missionary worker stems from antimicrobial research started in the pre-antibiotic era, according to a commentary in the Annals of Internal Medicine .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Prime Minister condoles Actor Shrestha's death

Shreshtha passed away while undergoing treatment for pneumonia at Gangaram Hospital in New Delhi on Sunday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Actor Shree Krishna Shrestha passes away

Actor Shree Krishna Shrestha has passed away while undergoing treatment for pneumonia at New Delh-based Apollo Hospital i on Saturday night.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

SF Classical Voice

Clocked In a Or Locked Out at the Metropolitan Opera

"The archetypal Met show involves a gold curtain, several zoo animals, and Franco Zeffirelli," wrote the British music muckraker and gadfly, Norman Lebrecht in 2004.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Medicine, Health, Greenville, SC

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Brittany Murphy could have been saved - pathologist

Hollywood actress Brittany Murphy would still be alive today if her mother had called for an ambulance 24 hours before she collapsed, a leading pathologist claims.


Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Clueless, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Brittany Murphy, Health, Medicine

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Medical News

NSAID use may mask early pneumonia symptoms

People with pneumococcal pneumonia who are taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs at the point of diagnosis tend to develop more severe disease despite being younger and healthier than those not using these drugs, shows research.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids

About one-third of children with viral infections severe enough to land them in the hospital end up with serious complications - such as pneumonia, seizures and brain swelling, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Health, Influenza

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Applied Radiology

Dual energy subtraction identifies multiple pneumonias

A female patient in her late 50's with acute myeloid leukemia was referred to Loyola.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Leukemia, Radiology

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The White House

Executive Order -- Revised List of Quarantinable Communicable Diseases

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 264 of title 42, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Amendment to Executive Order 13295.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Influenza

Wed Jul 30, 2014

India Gazette

Antibiotic-fed poultry harming consumers Study

Large scale, indiscriminate use of antibiotics in the poultry industry has led to antibiotic resistance in Indians who are falling prey to many otherwise curable ailments, said a new study released here Wednesday.


Related Topix: Cipro, Ciprofloxacin (generic), Medicine, Doxycycline (generic), Vibramycin, Doryx, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Cempra's (CEMP) CEO Prabha Fernandes on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Cempra Inc Second Quarter 2014 Financial and Operating Results Conference Call.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

'Body clock' makes drugs for treating pneumonia ineffective

A new study has revealed that drugs widely used to treat lung diseases, like asthma and pneumonia, work with the body clock, which makes them ineffective.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Nation

Nizami laid to rest amid prayers, praises

Amid hundreds of mourners, chairman of Nawa-i-Waqt Group of Publications and Nazariya Pakistan Trust, Dr Majid Nizami was laid to rest at Miani Sahib graveyard here on Saturday morning.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Journalism, World News, India,