Pneumonia prevention

As COVID-19 persists, what is the future of pneumonia prevention? – Academic

Elly Burhaini Faizal (The Jakarta Post) PREMIUM Jakarta ● Mon 22 November 2021 Mobility restrictions, which are aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19, have significantly curtailed the activities of health workers in Indonesia. Due to disruptions in routine care, risk factors for infection and disease in children have been overlooked, increasing the risk of […]

Pneumonia prevention

As COVID-19 persists, what is the future of pneumonia prevention? – Mon 22 November 2021

Elly Burhaini Faizal (The Jakarta Post) PREMIUM Jakarta ● Mon 22 November 2021 Mobility restrictions, which are aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19, have significantly curtailed the activities of health workers in Indonesia. Due to disruptions in routine care, risk factors for infection and disease in children have been overlooked, increasing the risk of […]

Pneumonia prevention

Pointers for the prevention of pneumonia | York Press

Calf pneumonia or bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is a complex multifactorial disease typically seen in housed young calves. BRD causes inflammation and damage to the lungs and airways that is often irreversible. Now is the time to start planning your pneumonia prevention strategy before housing and before inclement weather arrives. There are many viruses and […]

Pneumonia prevention

Probiotic flops for the prevention of ventilator-assisted pneumonia

For critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), administration of a probiotic failed to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), a multinational randomized trial showed. In an analysis of over 2,500 mechanically ventilated patients, the incidence of VAP was 21.9% in the group receiving a Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (L. rhamnosus GG) probiotic and 21.3% in […]

Pneumonia prevention

AstraZeneca tosses rights to pneumonia prevention drugs for $ 11 million upfront, but keeps tabs on the game

AstraZeneca offloads pneumonia prevention drug to Aridis Pharmaceuticals through worldwide license agreement, which will net Big Pharma $ 11 million in cash and another $ 115 million down the line. Usually these deals go the other way, with a large company taking over the rights to a smaller biotech candidate, but in this case the […]

Pneumonia prevention

Prevention of pneumonia is possible

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), an acute bacterial or viral alveolar infection of the lungs, manifests itself in a clinical spectrum. CAP can be ambulatory pneumonia with anorexia, cough, dyspnea, and fever in otherwise healthy patients or so severe that it requires hospitalization (necrosis or multilobar disease with septic shock). Pneumonia is the leading cause of death […]