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Clot Busters Look Safe in Pediatric Stroke
But even though the rate was elevated with thrombolytic therapy, it was comparable to that found in adult populations…….”
Insights on Innovation
by Dan White
EMS responses to obesity
A range of products are hitting the market to help providers manage obese patients.
JAMA. 2012;307(7):693-703.Published online January 26, 2012. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.101
Conclusion Among men and women aged 14 to 69 years in the United States, the overall prevalence of oral HPV infection was 6.9%, and the prevalence was higher among men than among women.
JAMA. 2012;307(7):693-703 Published online January 26, 2012. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.101www.jama.com
A 10-day course of amoxicillin is no more effective than placebo for the
treatment of acute rhinosinusitis, results of a randomized controlled trial
MedWire News: A 10-day course of amoxicillin is no more effective than placebo for the treatment of acute rhinosinusitis, results of a randomized controlled trial show.
The trial was limited to patients with acute uncomplicated sinusitis, however, and the authors say that antibiotics may be beneficial in people with more complicated disease.
Among patients with acute rhinosinusitis, a 10-day course of amoxicillin compared with placebo did not reduce symptoms at day 3 of treatment.
CNN, 2/21/12: “The International Committee of the Red Cross is trying to
negotiate a cease-fire so it can deliver food and medical
supplies to the besieged city of Homs.”
Alert as more students are hit by mumps 30 university students now have mumps
By CAROLINE WILSON By CAROLINE WILSON
16 Feb 2012
“A HEALTH warning has been reissued to students after 15 more cases of mumps were reported at Glasgow University.
It brings the total number of students infected since the start of the month to 30 although university officials had claimed the outbreak was levelling off…..”
Oseltamivir Compared With the Chinese Traditional Therapy Maxingshigan–Yinqiaosan in the Treatment of H1N1 Influenza: A Randomized Trial
Ann Intern Med August 16, 2011 155:217-225;
Background: Observational studies from Asia suggest that maxingshigan–yinqiaosan may be effective in the treatment of acute H1N1 influenza.