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TMP-SMX linked with hyperkalemia risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Elderly women who were treated for urinary tract infections with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole were 3 times more likely to be hospitalized for hyperkalemia in the 10 days following than those treated with amoxicillin, according to new research. The authors say that the findings...

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For labor induction, Foley catheter or misoprostol?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Transcervical Foley catheter is just as effective for inducing vaginal labor as intravaginal misoprostol, but carries less risk of tachysystole, according to a new meta-analysis published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. However, it’s too early...

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Sequential therapy effective for H. pylori eradication in children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eradication rates of Helicobacter pylori in children are higher with sequential therapy compared with standard triple therapy, a Polish team reports in the Journal of Pediatrics online March 4. Dr. Hania Szajewska and colleagues at the Medical University of Warsaw explain that...