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Antibiotics for common childhood infections no longer effective

Written by | 31 Oct 2023

Drugs to treat common infections in children and babies are no longer effective in large parts of the world, due to high rates of antibiotic resistance. The University… read more.

How a leaky gut leads to inflamed lungs

Written by | 18 May 2022

Why are older adults more likely to get seriously ill or even die from pneumonia? It turns out the cause may have as much to do with the… read more.

New resistance-busting antibiotic combination could extend the use of ‘last-resort’ antibiotics

Written by | 29 Dec 2021

Scientists have discovered a new potential treatment that has the ability to reverse antibiotic resistance in bacteria that cause conditions such as sepsis, pneumonia, and urinary tract infections…. read more.

Aspirin lowers cardiovascular events in pneumonia patients

Written by | 5 Aug 2021

Aspirin appears to reduce cardiovascular events in patients with pneumonia, researchers reported on July 7, 2021 at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). Investigator… read more.

Five day treatment of pediatric pneumonia is as effective as longer treatment

Written by | 17 Mar 2021

Article by Bruce Sylvester. Treatment of common pneumonia in children six months to 10 years-old with a five-day course of high-dose amoxicillin is as effective as 10-day treatment,… read more.

Why COVID-19 pneumonia lasts longer, causes more damage than typical pneumonia

Written by | 24 Jan 2021

Bacteria or viruses like influenza that cause pneumonia can spread across large regions of the lung over the course of hours.

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