Childhood pneumonia: study pinpoints viral cause in most cases
"Over the last 3 decades, introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines has significantly lowered the incidence of bacterial pneumonia in children," Dr. Pavia says. "Our results are consistent with previous findings ...
Medical News Today - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:03

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases
WebMD - Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:56

Viral Infection Most Common Cause of Pneumonia in Children
Medscape - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:09

Largest study of its kind documents causes of childhood community-acquired ...
Medical Xpress - Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:56

Multicenter Study Finds Respiratory Viruses Most Common Cause of Pneumonia ...
Infection Control Today - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:37

New CDC study highlights burden of pneumonia hospitalizations on US children
PharmiWeb.com (press release) - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:07

Research and Markets: Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia Pipeline ...
This Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia Pipeline Insights report provides comprehensive insights about pipeline drugs across this indication. A key objective of the report is to establish the understanding for all the pipeline drugs that fall under ...
Business Wire (press release) - Mon, 02 Feb 2015 06:26



Scientists Told about possible Harm of Pneumonia Bacteria
Carlos Orihuela from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonia, the US, and his colleagues initially studied the causes of heart failure during invasive pneumococcal diseases – it means diseases with streptococcus pneumonia bacteria ...
SMN Weekly - Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:03

Viral pneumonia rates rise among kids
HealthDay News — Pediatric patients are at increased risk of becoming seriously ill with pneumonia — but unlike years in years past, the cause is most likely a respiratory virus, results of a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine ...
Clinical Advisor - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:22

Pfizer Receives European Approval for New Indication for Prevenar 13 for ...
... is the most common bacterial cause of community-acquired pneumonia.1 Pneumococcal pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death and hospitalization worldwide.2,3 Pneumococcal pneumonia can be classified as non-invasive, when bacteria cause ...
Business Wire (press release) - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 05:30

Are You Really Allergic to Antibiotics?
Five years ago, when I was a resident physician at a hospital, I had a patient with one of these bugs, a rare kind of pneumonia that she had acquired after chemotherapy weakened her immune system. There were only a few antibiotics that were capable of ...
New York Times - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:26



Deadly bacteria release sparks concern at Louisiana lab
The incident has raised concerns that bacteria from the lab may have contaminated the facility's grounds and though initial, limited tests didn't detect it, some officials are pressing behind the scenes for more action, records show. .... can cause a ...
KLFY - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:11

Deadly bacteria leaked from Louisiana research lab
Daily Mail - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:30

Deadly bacterium that is potential bio-terror agent escapes from US research lab
International Business Times UK - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:31



Another Pneumonia Vaccine for Seniors: What's the evidence on Prevnar13?
The study reported the overall efficacy of Prevnar13 against the bacterial serotypes it was designed to cover (if patients were infected with bacterial serotypes not covered by Prevnar13, these cases of failure were not counted towards the efficacy ...
Geripal - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:41


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