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New Treatment for Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

2017 03 Apr

A new treatment pathway for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious diseases with benefits for patients and care providers is described in a report in American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Researchers say the unusual approach of removing antibodies from the blood stream could reduce the effects of chronic infections, the requirement... Read more

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MRI Scans Can Help Spot HIV in the Brain

2017 13 Mar

Changes in the brain's white matter – as seen in MRI scans – could indicate that HIV is persisting in the brain despite effective drug treatment, according to a UCL-led study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Currently, clinicians have to perform a lumbar puncture to confirm if HIV infection has spread to the brain. The procedure involves inserting... Read more

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Sepsis 2016 Paris

2016 16 Sep

The International Sepsis Forum (ISF) is a non-profit organization, focused on improving the management of sepsis through educational efforts. A council of international experts and opinion leaders heads the ISF and drives all its activities. The ISF provides international consensus on the latest understanding of key scientific and clinical issues through... Read more

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CREUF 2016

2016 31 Jul

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