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Research & Reviews  27,533 results

A MUC5B Gene Polymorphism, rs35705950-T Confers Protective Effects Against COVID-19 Hos...
https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202109-2166OC
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Verma A, Minnier J et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - A common MUC5B gene polymorphism, rs35705950-T, is associated with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), but its role in SARS-CoV-2 infection and disease severity is unclear. To assess whether rs35705950-T confers differential risk for clinical out...

Simplified antibiotic regimens for young infants with possible serious bacterial infect...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268277
PloS One; Lokangaka A, Ishoso D et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Neonates with serious bacterial infections should be treated with injectable antibiotics after hospitalization, which may not be feasible in many low resource settings. In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched a guideline for the mana...

Perceptions and Knowledge Regarding Medical Situations at the End of Life among Older A...
https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2022.0057
Journal of Palliative Medicine; Meier C, Vilpert S et. al.

Jun 30th, 2022 - Background: Perceptions and knowledge regarding end-of-life health and health care can influence individuals' advance care planning, such as the completion and content of advance directives. Objectives: To assess older adults' perceptions of medic...

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Guidelines  44 results

COVID-19: Update on Its Ocular Involvements, and Complications From Its Treatments and Vaccinations
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34839344/
Asian-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology; Lin TPH, Ko CN et. al.

Nov 24th, 2021 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) came under the attention of the international medical community when China first notified the World Health Organization of a pneumonia outbreak of then-unknown etiology in Wuhan in December 2019. Since then,...

Appropriate Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in Patients With Acute Dyspnea in Emer...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-7844
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I et. al.

Apr 27th, 2021 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to provide clinical recommendations on the appropriate use of point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) in patients with acute dyspnea in emergency department (ED) or inpatient settings...

Primary prophylaxis of bacterial infections and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in pat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8116237
Annals of Hematology; Classen AY, Henze L et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - Hematologic and oncologic patients with chemo- or immunotherapy-related immunosuppression are at substantial risk for bacterial infections and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PcP). As bacterial resistances are increasing worldwide and new resear...

Dysphagia in multiple system atrophy consensus statement on diagnosis, prognosis and tr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parkreldis.2021.03.027
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders; Calandra-Buonaura G, Alfonsi E et. al.

Apr 12th, 2021 - Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by a combination of autonomic failure plus cerebellar syndrome and/or parkinsonism. Dysphagia is a frequent and disabling symptom in MSA and its occurrence within 5 years ...

Appropriate Use of Short-Course Antibiotics in Common Infections: Best Practice Advice ...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-7355
Annals of Internal Medicine; Lee RA, Centor RM et. al.

Apr 6th, 2021 - Antimicrobial overuse is a major health care issue that contributes to antibiotic resistance. Such overuse includes unnecessarily long durations of antibiotic therapy in patients with common bacterial infections, such as acute bronchitis with chro...

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Drugs  1,309 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3,337 results

Training Protocol on the Natural History of Tuberculosis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01212003

Jun 24th, 2022 - Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) is a slow-growing bacterium that establishes latent infection in millions of persons worldwide, but only leads to disease in 10% or less of these individuals. It typically causes pneumonia, however dissemination to...

Phase I Trial of 4'-Thio-2'-Deoxycytidine (TdCyd) in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02423057

Jun 24th, 2022 - Background: Methylation-mediated silencing of genes is an epigenetic mechanism implicated in carcinogenesis; agents that inhibit this mechanism are of clinical interest because of their potential to re-activate silenced tumor suppressor genes. Two...

Study of Lung Proteins in Patients With Pneumonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00077909

Jun 24th, 2022 - OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to analyze bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid from patients with lung infiltrates in order to discover new biomarkers and protein/peptide expression patterns that are associated with specific types of pulm...

Effect of Lactoferrin in Pneumonia Treatment
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05431023

Jun 24th, 2022 - Lactoferrin (LF) is iron-binding glycoprotein of the transferrin family that is expressed and secreted by glandular cells and is found in most body fluids . It appears at especially high concentrations in mammalian milk and was first identified in...

The Natural History of Severe Viral Infections and Characterization of Immune Defects in Patients Without Known Immunocompromise
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01011712

Jun 24th, 2022 - Viral infections in the normal host are usually self-limited as the innate and acquired immune systems mount successful antiviral responses. However, in some instances, apparently immunocompetent persons manifest infections with viruses that would...

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News  4,103 results

Pfizer Plans a Vaccine to Target All Coronaviruses
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/976462

Jun 30th, 2022 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Ask the sibling of any celebrity and they'll tell you they don't get anywhere near the same attention. The same is true for coronaviruses – the on...

Higher Hospital Readmission Rates Linked to Adverse Effects in Pneumonia
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/976344

Jun 29th, 2022 - Adding to the debate over the value of hospital readmission rates, a new study links the data to higher rates of adverse events in patients treated for pneumonia. For each interquartile range increase in the readmission rate in a sample of 46,047 ...

COVID-19 Tied to Increased Risk for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/976244

Jun 27th, 2022 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 has been associated with a threefold increased risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and a doubling of Parkinson's disease (PD) risk, a new st...

Pfizer Reports 87% Efficacy for Its RSV Vaccine in Adults
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/976053

Jun 23rd, 2022 - (Reuters Health) - Pfizer's respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine RSVpreF has an efficacy of 86.7% in healthy adults ages 18 to 50, according to results from a small phase 2a study published in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine. The t...

Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Imaging
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/925458

Jun 21st, 2022 - Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare form of chronic, progressive fibrosing interstitial pneumonia of unknown etiology. Global incidence and prevalence of IPF are between 0.09 and 1.30 per 10,000 people, according to Mei and colleagues. I...

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Patient Education  95 results see all →