In most cases, adults don't need to take antibiotics for a toothache, according to new guidelines from the American Dental Association (ADA).
Even though patients with toothaches are often prescribed antibiotics to help ease symptoms and... read more
Instead of using drugs to directly kill TB bacteria, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar have directly stimulated the immune system to kill the bacteria.
This was achieved by using small molecules (ligands) to stimulate two specific receptors... read more
Preschool children exposed to more screen media showed lower structural integrity of white matter tracts in parts of the brain that support language and emergent literacy skills, a cross-sectional study showed... read more
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Talicia, the first rifabutin-based treatment for Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection in adults, according to a company news release.
Each delayed-release capsule of Talicia contains omeprazole 10 mg... read more
New research from Taiwan presented at AAO 2019, the 123rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology shows that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness... read more
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a unanimous 14-0 vote, in a policy change, recommended either tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) or tetanus...read more
Indian Diabetes Educator Journal (IDEJ), 1st of its kind in India aims to keep the members of diabetes care team abreast with concepts of DSME (Diabetes self-management education) and DSMS (Diabetes self-management support). IDEJ has set a new benchmark in educating the diabetes educators about evolving the concept of DSME- reaching to more than 25000 through Digital and Print Medium..... read more