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21 April 2014
Nearly 1 in 10 cases of viral upper respiratory tract infections in infants and young children is complicated by acute bacterial sinusitis, often in conjunction with acute otitis media, a longitudinal cohort study has found.
14 April 2014
Certain capsular serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae are particularly likely to cause disease in people who have recently experienced a respiratory viral infection, study findings indicate.
08 April 2014
Results of a small pilot study among patients with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension support the long-term benefits of upfront triple combination therapy, French researchers report.
08 April 2014
Starting treatment with ambrisentan does not necessitate adjusting the dose of the oral anticoagulant phenprocoumon in patients with pulmonary hypertension who require both medications, report researchers.
01 April 2014
Complete resection with segmentectomy is as effective as lobectomy for patients with solid-dominant clinical stage IA lung adenocarcinoma, Japanese study findings suggest.
31 March 2014
Streptococcus pneumoniae is the predominant cause of community-acquired pneumonia among children in Belgium, with non-vaccine serotypes accounting for the majority of cases, a Belgian study shows.
24 March 2014
The spread of virulent, antibiotic-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae may be controllable through the use of competence-stimulating peptide analogues, US researchers believe.
20 March 2014
Genomic fusion testing for echinoderm microtubule-associated protein-like 4 and anaplastic lymphoma kinase genes plus targeted first-line crizotinib is not a cost effective treatment strategy for patients with advanced non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer, shows a Canadian analysis.
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