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Antisense Molecule Stifles NDM-1 in Vitro

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON ?- Adding an antisense molecule to a carbapenem antibiotic silenced the NDM-1 resistance element in benchtop experiments, researchers said here.

Biosimilar Lantus Approved in Europe

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- A biosimilar version of the top-selling diabetes drug Lantus has won marketing authorization in the European Union, drugmakers Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim announced today.

Biosimilar Lantus Approved in Europe

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- A biosimilar version of the top-selling diabetes drug Lantus has won marketing authorization in the European Union, drugmakers Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim announced today.

Shortness of Breath, Lifelong Foot Pain: What's the Diagnosis?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:53am
(MedPage Today) -- Take some of our quizzes to see how your diagnostic skills measure up to those of our other readers.

Shortness of Breath, Lifelong Foot Pain: What's the Diagnosis?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:53am
(MedPage Today) -- Take some of our quizzes to see how your diagnostic skills measure up to those of our other readers.

Fecal Transplants Flop: The Gastro and Endo News Report

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:45am
(MedPage Today) -- A regular update on what?s new in gastroenterology from our friends at Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News.

Fecal Transplants Flop: The Gastro and Endo News Report

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:45am
(MedPage Today) -- A regular update on what?s new in gastroenterology from our friends at Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News.

Azithromycin Linked to Belly Blockage in Infants

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:30am
WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- Infants who received azithromycin (Zithromax) in the early days of life were at an increased risk for developing infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS), researchers reported here.

Azithromycin Linked to Belly Blockage in Infants

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:30am
WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- Infants who received azithromycin (Zithromax) in the early days of life were at an increased risk for developing infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS), researchers reported here.

Lasker Award goes to breast-cancer researcher

news@nature - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:21am

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Make the Diagnosis: Sudden Shortness of Breath

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:08am
(MedPage Today) -- A 45 year-old female presents with acute shortness of breath that started 3 hours ago. She has a history of treated breast cancer. An axial contrast enhanced CT scan of the chest was performed. What is the diagnosis?

Make the Diagnosis: Sudden Shortness of Breath

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:08am
(MedPage Today) -- A 45 year-old female presents with acute shortness of breath that started 3 hours ago. She has a history of treated breast cancer. An axial contrast enhanced CT scan of the chest was performed. What is the diagnosis?

Singulair Doesn't Ease Wheeze in Most Kids

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:00am
(MedPage Today) -- Intermittent montelukast (Singulair) didn't alleviate wheezing in children, except possibly for those with a specific genetic mutation, a trial showed.

Singulair Doesn't Ease Wheeze in Most Kids

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:00am
(MedPage Today) -- Intermittent montelukast (Singulair) didn't alleviate wheezing in children, except possibly for those with a specific genetic mutation, a trial showed.

C. diff. Differs by Season and Region

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:23am
(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -? March is the month when hospitals see more Clostridium difficile infections, and the Northeast is the region that leads the nation in the difficult to treat infection, researchers reported here.

C. diff. Differs by Season and Region

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:23am
(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -? March is the month when hospitals see more Clostridium difficile infections, and the Northeast is the region that leads the nation in the difficult to treat infection, researchers reported here.

Plate tectonics found on Europa

news@nature - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:21am

Discovery buoys bid for mission to Jovian moon.

Nature 513 153 doi: 10.1038/513153a

Morning Break: 'Genius' Prof. Discredited, Dumping Old Pills

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:45am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff.

Morning Break: 'Genius' Prof. Discredited, Dumping Old Pills

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:45am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff.

NIH finds forgotten ricin during lab sweep

news@nature - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:21am

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