20 May 2013
Anaerobes and oral bacteria are more frequently found in patients with community-acquired pneumonia than previously thought, say Japanese researchers.
13 May 2013
Early systematic screening for dysphagia, coupled with intensified oral hygiene practice can significantly reduce the rate of radiologic pneumonia among stroke patients, research shows.
10 May 2013
Analysis of data for over 56,000 total knee arthroplasty procedures has identified key risk factors for deep surgical site infection that could help guide the development of preventive strategies.
06 May 2013
Study results published in the BMJ confirm that history-taking and physical examination alone allow general practitioners to accurately identify patients at high risk for pneumonia.
30 April 2013
Health officials in the UK have announced a national catch-up program to target 10–16 year olds who did not receive the combined measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination in early childhood due to fears about links with autism.
29 April 2013
The hospital environment remains the most common source of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, show results from a systematic review and meta-analysis looking at nasal colonization in different groups of children.