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Antibiotics, lung problems and death

In this study Dustin D. Flannery, from the University of Pennsylvania, led a team of researchers looking into the links between antibiotic use and increased risks of lung problems and death. 4,950 babies were involved in the study of whom … Continue reading

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Reducing antibiotic use in premature babies

In this study Ramachandra Bhat, from the University of South Alabama, led a team of researchers trying to reduce antibiotic use in premature babies. They developed and implemented guidance algorithms for the evaluation and management of suspected sepsis including measures … Continue reading

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Mice, gut bacteria and lung disease

Could the bacteria┬ásometime used preventatively before women have Caesarean sections contribute to people developing lung problems? Recently scientists have become increasingly interested in the biome – the bacteria that live in and alongside people. A study on mice at Cincinatti … Continue reading

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