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Physicians should not be prescribing antibiotics to adults for the common rhinosinusitis infection, even if patients report symptoms lasting longer than 7-10 days. Upper respiratory tract infecti ...


When prescribed to children with middle ear infections, antibiotics are not associated with a significant reduction in fluid buildup in the ear, according to a meta-analysis of previously published ...


When prescribed to children with middle ear infections, antibiotics are not associated with a significant reduction in fluid buildup in the ear, according to a meta-analysis of previously published st ...


A Cochrane Systematic Review of medical research found that four out of five patients who are seen in primary care with simple sinusitis improved within two weeks even if they had not been given antib ...


Children who are given antibiotics in their first three months often wheeze at 15 months of age. However, this wheezing is probably more due to the presence of chest infections than to the use of anti ...


Adverse events from antibiotics cause an estimated 142,000 emergency department ( ED ) visits per year in the United States, according to a study published in the Clinical Infectious Diseases. Pr ...


MIT ( Massachusetts Institute of Technology ) researchers have explained why two mutations in the H1N1 avian flu virus allowed the disease to spread during the 1918 pandemic that killed at least 50 mi ...


Tamiflu ( Oseltamivir ) is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated acute illness due to influenza infection in patients 1 year and older who have been symptomatic for no more than 2 days. Tamifl ...


A systematic review by Cochrane Researchers concluded that honey might be useful as an alternative to traditional wound dressings in treating burns. " We're treating these results with caution, but ...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has informed heathcare providers regarding to life-threatening risk of bacterial meningitis in cochlear implant recipients and the importance of fully immunizi ...


A study has shown a significantly increased risk of HIV infection among women with a common sexually transmitted disease, trichomoniasis. Although studies have been undertaken in the past to show the ...


Taking daily Selenium supplements appears to increase the level of the essential mineral in the blood and may suppress the progression of viral load in patients with HIV infection. Advances in anti ...


Measuring a patient's ratio of white blood cell types may help physicians accurately distinguish between the similar conditions infectious mononucleosis and bacterial tonsillitis, potentially guiding ...


Researchers have decoded the genetic makeup of the parasite that causes trichomoniasis, one of the most common sexually transmitted infections ( STIs ), revealing potential clues as to why the parasit ...


Neuraminidase inhibitors are recommended for use against influenza and its complications in interpandemic years and in a pandemic. Researchers assessed the effects of neuraminidase inhibitors in pr ...