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ICU Management

Corticosteroids for Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia

2015 17 Feb

A new study published in JAMA shows that the use of the corticosteroid methylprednisolone compared with placebo reduced treatment failure for patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia and high initial inflammatory response. "If replicated, these findings would support the use of corticosteroids as adjunctive treatment in this clinical population,”... Read more

Lab Management

Injectable 3D Vaccines Could Fight Cancer, Infectious Diseases

2014 15 Dec

According to a new study, a non-surgical injection of programmable biomaterial that spontaneously assembles in vivo into a 3D structure could fight and even help prevent cancer as well as infectious diseases such as HIV. The study, conducted by researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and Harvard's School of Engineering... Read more