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PPV weak after hospitalization for pneumonia– but better than nothing

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than half of elderly patients who come out of the hospital after pneumonia either die within a year or get readmitted for a potentially vaccine-preventable illness – meaning the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide...

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Consider later-generation fluoroquinolone for extensively drug-resistant TB

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB), adding a later-generation fluoroquinolone to the treatment regimen may improve outcomes, even when drug-susceptibility testing shows resistance to a...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Across many subgroups of preterm infants, high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) and conventional ventilation are just as likely to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and they are equally safe, according to a...