August 2014

Benefits of Azithromycin Outweigh Risks in Elderly Hospitalized with Pneumonia

September 10, 2014

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Among patients aged 65 years or older who are hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia, azithromycin lowers the risk of 90-day mortality in exchange for slightly increased odds of myocardial infarction compared to other antibiotic regimens.

Recommendations to Improve Liver Health in Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C Patients

September 10, 2014

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Although it is widely understood that hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are the leading causes of liver cirrhosis and liver cancer, an alarming number of HBV and HCV carriers have unhealthy habits that result in poor liver health.

CDC Provides More Answers About ZMapp

September 10, 2014

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Now that the two American patients infected with Ebola have arrived safely in Atlanta, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released more information about ZMapp, the experimental medication the patients were treated with before being flown back to the US.

Two Americans Infected with Ebola Virus Treated with the Experimental Medication ZMapp

September 10, 2014

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While hundreds of people have died in Africa from the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus, two infected Americans appear to be recovering after receiving doses of an experimental serum that has never been tested in human subjects

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