Within a matter of weeks, three cases of gonorrhea that are resistant to the recommended first-line antibiotic treatment have been detected in Europe and Australia. At a time with limited alternatives to the current dual therapy, lack of a vaccine and insufficient surveillance capacity in some regions, these cases highlight the growing threat of drug-resistance—which could lead to untreatable gonorrhea.
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The volume of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and calories consumed by very vulnerable preemies significantly contributes to increased brain volume and white matter development, however, additional research is needed to determine specific nutritional approaches that best support these infants' developing brains, according to research
According to a new study, researchers estimated that nearly a quarter (23.9%) of initial opioid prescriptions in Ontario had a daily dose of more than 50-milligram morphine equivalents (MME), exceeding the suggested dose threshold for opioid prescriptions outlined in North American clinical guidelines.
Researchers from the Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed an integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors. Able to continuously monitor physiological indicators without disturbing the user, the system can repair itself in the event of a tear or scratch and receives the energy required for operation from the wearer.
New research in mice suggests that chronic infection with intestinal worms indirectly reduces the number of cells in lymph nodes near the skin, inhibiting the immune system's response to the Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine for tuberculosis
Around 5,000 Austrians a year develop a colorectal carcinoma. Around 5% of these are genetically predisposed and develop Lynch syndrome, the most common genetic form of bowel cancer, equating to approx.
According to a study, researchers evaluated that the efficacy of shower cream and a lotion, each with skin?identical lipids and emollients, in the treatment of atopic dry skin of subjects with a history of the atopic condition. A Shower cream and a body lotion with physiological lipids are effective in improving skin hydration in patients with dry skin. The study was published in Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.
The aim of this retrospective analysis was to evaluate the accuracy of PCT serum concentrations to predict Gram-negative bacteremia and to analyze whether specific pathogens and the focus of infection have a relevant influence on PCT serum concentrations.
A new study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) aims to determine if a hyaluronic acid treatment combined with an exercise program helps patients with knee arthritis more than exercise alone
Elligo Health Research, which improves clinical trial access by engaging the 97% of physicians currently not offering clinical research to their patients, has launched a Research Ready program for physician practices interested in becoming a study site.
According to study, researchers showed that Health economists have long considered end-of-life spending to be one of the major contributors to the overall increase in health spending in the United States. That narrative has been supported by recent research findings that increased use of hospice care costs more than it saves, that end-of-life care intensity has been increasing, and end-of-life intensive care unit has accelerated. The study was published in JAMA Internal Medicine.