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Tue Aug 26, 2014
BacterioScan set to close $5 million funding
BacterioScan, a St. Louis biotech company that uses laser technology to rapidly test for urinary tract infections, is set to close a $5 million Series A financing round by the end of the month.
Cubist to Present New Data from Antibiotics Portfolio at 54th...
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it will present new data at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy , September 5-9 in Washington, D.C. Data highlighted will offer insights into Cubist's commitment to identifying treatments for drug-resistant Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria that cause ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Infection Control Today
Hawaii State Department of Health Releases HAI Report
The Hawaii State Department of Health has released its 2013 annual report describing healthcare-associated infections among patients treated in Hawaii's acute-care facilities.
Health-record alert system greatly lowered urinary tract infections, study finds
An updated alert system in electronic health records heavily reduced urinary tract infections acquired in a hospital, according to a new study.
Medical News Today
Potential risk factors identified for urinary tract infections in young girls
Young girls with an intense, red, itchy rash on their outer genital organs may be at increased risk of developing urinary tract infections , according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Cats and their water peculiarities
Tiny cats are known to be big-time obstinate about many things, including their water.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Electronic Alerts Significantly Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
A Penn Medicine team has found that targeted automated alerts in electronic health records significantly reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters.
Risk Factors For Urinary Tract Infections In Young Girls
Young girls with an intense, red, itchy rash on their outer genital organs - vulvitis - may be at increased risk of developing urinary tract infections, according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
How to make cranberry and spice granola to help lower your cholesterol
Granola is a whole grain food rich in minerals such as magnesium, copper, and phosphorous which our body needs to maintain good health.
UTI: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
If you have ever had a urinary tract infection, you know how miserable it can be.
Severe infections with hospitalization after prostate biopsy rising in Sweden
Risk of urinary tract infections after prostate biopsy highest in men with prior infections or significant comorbidities, report Swedish researchers in The Journal Of Urology Transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy is the gold standard for detecting prostate cancer, but international reports have suggested that the number of risks associated with the ... (more)
Infection in Kidney Transplantation
ABSTRACT: Patients are faced with various infections following kidney transplantation.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Natural Holistic Health
Home Remedies for Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary tract infections are a serious problem that affects almost every segment of the population.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Hudson Reporter
"More than 5%, or about 12 million U.S. adults, could be misdiagnosed ...
A recent Modern Healthcare article http://www.modernhealthcare.com * reported on a studies which defined misdiagnoses as "missed opportunities to make a timely or correct diagnosis based on the available evidence."
Axxess Pharma has a Portfolio of Products to Market; Analyst Report...
Axxess Pharma intends to market these products with affordable pricing and widespread availability.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Search for biomarkers aimed at improving treatment of painful bladder condition
Taking advantage of technology that can analyze tissue samples and measure the activity of thousands of genes at once, scientists are on a mission to better understand and treat interstitial cystitis , a painful and difficult-to-diagnose bladder condition.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Intervention cuts catheter-related pediatric UTIs
Enactment of a quality improvement prevention bundle at a tertiary care children's hospital significantly reduced the rate of catheter-associated urinary tract infections , according to research published online Aug. 11 in Pediatrics .
Wed Aug 06, 2014
UTI Symptoms In Childhood May Lead To Scarring Of Kidneys, Increased Risk Of Kidney Failure
Three factors may identify those children who, following urinary tract infections, end up with scarring on the kidneys and increased risk of kidney failure later in life.