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Oral Antibiotics May Raise Risk of Kidney Stones

Oral Antibiotics May Raise Risk of Kidney Stones

Pediatric researchers have found that children and adults treated with some oral antibiotics have a significantly higher risk of developing kidney stones. This is the first time that these medicines have been linked to this condition. The strongest risks appeared at younger ages and among patients most recently exposed…

Through the Pores into the Skin

Through the Pores into the Skin

Even if the wound looks superficially harmless, steam burns must be cooled persistently. Empa researchers have now been able to show for the first time how hot steam achieves its vicious effect: It penetrates the upper skin layer and can cause severe burns in the lower skin layers…

Ear Infections Can Lead to Neurological Complications

Ear Infections Can Lead to Neurological Complications

MAYWOOD, IL – While antibiotics have greatly reduced the dangers of ear infections, serious neurological complications, including hearing loss, facial paralysis, meningitis and brain abscess still occur, according to an article in the journal Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. The article was written by Loyola Medicine otolaryngologists Michael…

Urine of Kidney Disease Patients Contains Diverse Mix of Bacteria

Urine of Kidney Disease Patients Contains Diverse Mix of Bacteria

MAYWOOD, IL – The urine of kidney disease patients contains a diverse mix of bacteria such as Staphylococcus…

Too Much Oxygen Increases Risk of Death in Acutely Ill Adult Patients

Too Much Oxygen Increases Risk of Death in Acutely Ill Adult Patients

McMaster researchers have found there is such a thing as too much oxygen for acutely ill adults. Extensive…

Study to Explore Whether Cannabis Compound Eases Severe Symptoms of Autism

Study to Explore Whether Cannabis Compound Eases Severe Symptoms of Autism

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are preparing a first-of-its-kind, multidisciplinary investigation to determine…

Medical marijuana gets wary welcome from older adults, poll shows

Medical marijuana gets wary welcome from older adults, poll shows

ANN ARBOR, MI – Few older adults use medical marijuana, a new national poll finds, but the majority support its…

State Officials Respond to an Outbreak of E. Coli at a Correctional Facility in Nome

State Officials Respond to an Outbreak of E. Coli at a Correctional Facility in Nome

April 19, 2018 ANCHORAGE, AK – State officials are responding to an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis caused by Escherichia coli (E.coli)…

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