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Glucocorticoids during treatment of pediatric pyelonephritis reduce renal scarring

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A short course of methylprednisolone added to antibiotic therapy for acute pyelonephritis in children significantly reduces the development of renal scars, a Taiwanese group reports in the September issue of...

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Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole questionable for pediatric soft-tissue infections

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Treatment of skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) in children in regions where community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is prevalent is more likely to fail when trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole...

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Latest NICE guideline for CHF focuses on BNP measurements, pacing therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – An updated guideline on the management of chronic heart failure by the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) addresses changes in diagnosis, pharmacologic treatment and pacing therapy, and...