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Procalcitonin discriminates between bacterial and aseptic meningitis in children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Serum procalcitonin is highly sensitive and specific for differentiating bacterial from aseptic meningitis in pediatric patients, physicians in Europe report in the December issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. "Distinguishing between bacterial and...

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Radiotherapy safe for prostate cancer in HIV-infected patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The results of small study suggests that radiotherapy can be safely used to treat prostate cancer in HIV-infected men, having no long-term effect on CD4+ cell count or viral load. When considering radiotherapy for prostate cancer, there is no reason that HIV-infected...

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Peginterferon induced depression is reversible

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Depression related to peginterferon therapy for chronic hepatitis C increases with duration of use, but reverses following treatment cessation, according to data from the prospective Hepatitis C Antiviral Long-term Treatment against Cirrhosis (HALT-C) trial. However, neither...