Medical News

Omadacycline Noninferior to Linezolid in Treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin-Structure Infections

Omadacycline is an aminomethylcycline antibiotic that can be administered once daily either orally or intravenously. It is active against pathogens...

13 Feb, 2019

 
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Significant Macrolide Prescriptions among Dutch Children Not in Accordance with Guidelines Suggest a Recent Study

The current evidence concerning antibiotic resistance and QT prolongation suggests limited use of macrolide in children. A recent retrospective...

12 Feb, 2019

 
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Prevalence of S. aureus Contamination in Fitness Facilities

Recently a study determined the prevalence of S. aureus and methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) across several fitness facilities in Northeast...

24 Jan, 2019

 
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E coli phylogroups Detection May Help Distinguish UTI and ABU in Elderly Patients

Urinary tract infection (UTI) and asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU) are difficult to distinguish because symptoms associated with the condition are...

23 Jan, 2019

 
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Slide Library

Luliconazole

This presentation includes information pertaining to the molecule Luliconazole, which is a novel topical imidazole antifungal agent used for the...

 
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HIV - HCV Coinfection

This slide set covers the epidemiology, disease progression and management of HIV-HCV coinfection in the era of directly acting antivirals available...

 
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Basics of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects liver of 170 million people across the globe. It is one of the largest causes of liver cirrhosis and...

 
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Daclatasvir (Hepcdac)

Treatment for chronic hepatitis C has evolved rapidly from an interferon based regimen of modest efficacy with significant adverse events to a well-...

 
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Key Trials

Indian Prospective Study Comparing the Nephrotoxicity of Colistin and Polymyxin B Administered in Currently Recommended Doses

Polymyxins have been associated with a risk of nephrotoxicity. Different studies have evaluated the toxicity of polymyxins and have demonstrated a...

TARGET Workshops Resources Improved Antibiotic Dispensing in Primary Care

This trial evaluated the influence of Target workshops on antibiotic prescription and antibiotic use among healthcare providers. The study found...

Maternal Use of Tenofovir: No Additional Benefit in Lowering Perinatal HBV Transmission

There was no significant reduction in the rate of perinatal transmission of HBV with the maternal use of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF).  

Efficacy and Safety of Moxifloxacin and Gatifloxacin as Initial TB Treatment

This study demonstrated that shortening the treatment duration during initial therapy for drug-sensitive tuberculosis can be achieved with ...

Patient Education

Know about Influenza to Protect Your Child from It

Influenza, commonly known as "the flu," is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract causing mild to severe illness. It affects...

Know about Influenza to Protect Yourself and Your Family

Influenza (flu), is an acute respiratory viral illness that occurs as seasonal epidemic with higher attack rates in children. Also, children are the...

How to Protect Yourself from Diarrhoea ?

Diarrhoea is a leading cause of death in India usually during the rainy season. Ignoring it may prove hazardous to life. A person can be protected...

Know the Facts about UTI

This patient education leaflet provides a brief overview on the incidence, causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract...

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