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9 symptoms of pneumonia you should know about
Pneumonia is a common illness these days. In fact, it is still the number one cause of death in children worldwide, affecting 1.1 million kids under the age of 5 years annually. A respiratory condition in which the lungs get infected with bacteria or ...
India.Com Health - Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:09



Instant immune booster dramatically improves outcome of bacterial meningitis ...
Researchers at the University of Leicester have produced an artificial version of a naturally occurring protein, properdin, which has been found to successfully combat bacterial pneumonia and meningitis when tested in mice. In the new study, published ...
Medical Xpress - Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:56

Pneumonia 'Super-Bug' Causes Shivers in SA
The 86-year-old man was in hospital for heart surgery when doctors discovered that his klebsiella pneumonia bacteria was resistant to all available antibiotics. Reporting on his case, Health Director-General Precious Matsoso this week described the ...
AllAfrica.com - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 05:33

Pilot project initiated to detect TB in children
"The diagnosis is also complicated because the bacteria can mimic many other common childhood diseases, including pneumonia, general bacterial and viral infections and respiratory infections. So accuracy is vital," said Dr Swaminathan. The pilot ...
Times of India - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:48

Booster makes immune system far more effective in fighting pneumonia, meningitis
Researchers at the University of Leicester have produced an artificial version of a naturally occurring protein, properdin, which has been found to successfully combat bacterial pneumonia and meningitis when tested in mice. In the new study, published ...
ScienceBlog.com (blog) - Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:07

Researcher reviews influenza, bacterial superinfections in Nature Reviews ...
"There is increasing recognition that most pneumonia is caused by co-infections rather than a single pathogen, and the most severe disease seen in influenza pandemics is mediated by co-infecting bacteria working with the virus," said McCullers.
Medical Xpress - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:30

China seeks solution to providing clean drinking water supplies
More than a dozen officially backed research projects in recent years have discovered a range of pathogens including Legionella, a bacteria that can cause deadly outbreaks of pneumonia, Guan said. The professor was not permitted to reveal a full list ...
South China Morning Post - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:00

Prairie Fare: Nutrition specialist skips flu shot, pays price
Antibiotics do not work because they affect bacterial infections. From my online research, I was reminded that influenza can progress to pneumonia, which sometimes can result in death. I looked up dizziness associated with the flu and found that ...
In-Forum - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:37


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