The Impact of Respiratory Tract Microbiome on Pneumonia

A lung infection known as pneumonia is brought on by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. It.

Study reveals new genetic disorder that causes susceptibility to opportunistic infections

An international consortium co-led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center immunogeneticist Rubén Martínez-Barricarte, Ph.D., has discovered a.

Rheumatologist recommends patients receive pneumococcal vaccine

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and other rheumatic conditions are more at risk for complications.

Cystic fibrosis drug could help treat pneumonia

Pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2 and pneumococcus can cause severe pneumonia. If the airways then fill.

Latest neuromuscular blockade guidelines to improve patient safety and satisfaction

The latest guidance in addressing proper monitoring and reversal of neuromuscular blockade drugs during general.

Research reveals how a potentially fatal COVID-19 complication damages lung tissue

Mechanisms involved in the rapid, severe progression of fibrosis in the lung tissues of COVID-19.

Physicians urged to consider fungal infections as possible cause for lung inflammation

Infectious diseases expert George Thompson has been studying and treating fungal infections for over two.

Flu shots can protect patients with heart failure from death

Flu shots can save the lives of people with cardiovascular disease by reducing cardiac complications.

Controlling gut flora can reduce mortality in critically ill patients on life support

Preventing severe lung infections in mechanically ventilated intensive care patients by applying topical antibiotics to.

Study finds toothbrushing key to preventing pneumonia in ICU patients, leads to US guideline changes

A study led by researchers at the University of Toronto and its partner hospitals has.