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C-Dif/ Extreme Diarrhea

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New Digestive Disorders White Paper Issued by Johns Hopkins

April 15, 2012 Posted by Editor

Johns Hopkins Medicine has issued a new research White Paper, The 2012 Johns Hopkins Digestive Disorders White Paper, written by H. Franklin Herlong, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Director, Clinical Hepatology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. . . . → Read More: New Digestive Disorders White Paper Issued by Johns Hopkins

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Potential for New Treatment of C-Diff Based on Body’s Own Defense Mechanism

August 22, 2011 Posted by Editor

In a new study released on Sunday, August 21, 2011, Scientists from the University of Texas, Case Western Reserve, and Tufts said they may have discovered a natural defense mechanism in cells that fights off the invasion of C. . . . → Read More: Potential for New Treatment of C-Diff Based on Body’s Own Defense Mechanism

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Private Hospital ICU Rooms Found to Reduce Infection Rate Significantly

January 11, 2011 Posted by Editor

Patients in Hospital Intensive Care Units (ICU) often acquire infections, imposing a heavy human and financial burden. A new study published January 10, 2011 in the Archives of Internal Medicine found and documented that private rooms in hospital intensive . . . → Read More: Private Hospital ICU Rooms Found to Reduce Infection Rate Significantly

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Cleveland Clinic revises statement, now says it is considering joining C. diff project

December 8, 2010 Posted by Editor

The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland announced that it will participate in a federally supported project to battle infections from the intestinal superbug called C. diff, having earlier declined to do so. This reflects a growing concern nationwide over an . . . → Read More: Cleveland Clinic revises statement, now says it is considering joining C. diff project

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Antibiotics Research Subsidies Weighed by U.S.

November 6, 2010 Posted by Editor

Antibiotics Research Subsidies Weighed by U.S.,  The New York Times, Published: November 5, 2010 Concerned about an impending public health crisis, government officials are considering offering financial incentives to the pharmaceutical industry, such as tax breaks and patent extensions, . . . → Read More: Antibiotics Research Subsidies Weighed by U.S.

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C-Dif is on the Rise in Hospital Patients

October 7, 2010 Posted by Health Editor

Potentially Deadly Infection Doubles Among Hospital Patients Over Last 5 Years, Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualify, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, April 23, 2008. The Number of hospital patients diagnosed with C-Dif infection has increased 200% . . . → Read More: C-Dif is on the Rise in Hospital Patients

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