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Testing for a Systemic Candida Infection by robin Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:01pm Earlier this week I posted about Candida and how it can affect the body. Candida is a yeast that can easily overgrow in a body that is has a compromised immune system, either from antibiotics, stress, prednisone, birth control, or poor diet. What I really want to do now is talk about how to recover from a systemic Candida infection, but first I h ... Read on »
Systemic Infection and Inflammation Leads to Cognitive Decline and Behavioral Problems in Alzheimer's Patients by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Oct 2011 4:47pm It is easy to believe that anger, meanness, irrationality, dullness, and cognitive decline are symptoms that come along with dementia. But, what if something treatable is causing the problem? By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Bob DeMarco A few years ago, I wrote an article about how my mother became d ... Read on »
Interstitial Cystitis are usually principally a lot like urinary system infections by winter1101 Posted Sat 05 Oct 2013 5:54pm Kansas City fertility authorities are located in private training and during state-of-the-art facilities which are devoted to offering the ideal reproductive and also virility health achievable. Severe Endometritis can Cause Female Infertility. Revenue shouldn't be an additional hurdle to a couple of that wishes to experience a household an ... Read on »
NYC Mom Sues Hospital After Losing Both Hands and Feet – Infection lead to Sepsis by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 23 Nov 2008 11:35am   Sepsis is  a systemic inflammatory response to infection which can progress to circulatory system dysfunction, multiple organ failure, and eventually death. Severe sepsis is common, with over 750,000 cases diagnosed in the United States each year. It is the tenth leading cause of death worldwide, killing approximately one person every minute. ... Read on »
Woman Lost Her Limbs Due to a Kidney Stone Infection and Sepsis– Legal Case Continues by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 1:15pm This could be anyone’s biggest nightmare.  This happened a number of years ago before electronic medical records were coming of age, but rather were in the infancy stage.  It does show how vital records can be in an emergency situation.  Recently there were a couple other stories like this in the news, the woman in New York and the model in Brazi ... Read on »
Vanderbilt University Sepsis Detection Technology Update – Added Management to Detection Process by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 10:52pm After deployed the very first alert initiated  an attending physician to begin antibiotic therapy for a patient.  They average 3-4 alerts daily in a 25 bed ICU unit.  Work has just started on adapting the language and knowledge to chronic heart failure.  I originally posted this story back in March of 2008 with the start of the project. The h ... Read on »
Used for the detection ofSepsis ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:20pm Used for the detection of Sepsis in the ER.... I recently posted an article about Vanderbilt University's technology to facilitate defining the symptom as quickly as on the move with data systems to handle....BD BRAHMS USA, Inc announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F ... Read on »
Proventix RFID-Hand Washing System in Use at Princeton Baptist Medical Center – Alabama by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 12 Jun 2010 11:26pm This is yet another hand washing technology solution using RFID from a company called Proventix.   When the staff member enters the room they need to wash their hand and upon exiting the room the machine anticipates another washing before leaving the patient room.  Last year I wrote about another system called Hygreen that does the same thing ... Read on »
Patients Who Survive Sepsis Infections Are More Than Three Times as Likely to Develop Cognitive Problems by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Tue 26 Oct 2010 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- Older adults who survive severe sepsis are at higher risk for long-term cognitive impairment and physical limitations than those hospitalized for other reasons, according to researchers from the University of Michigan Health System. Research to be published Oct. 27 today in the Journal of the American Medical Association s ... Read on »
Streptococci and E. coli Continue to Put Newborns at Risk for Sepsis by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 25 Apr 2011 11:13am Bloodstream infections in newborns can lead to serious complications with substantial morbidity and mortality. What’s more, the pathogens responsible for neonatal infections have changed over time. In recent years, however, antibiotic prophylaxis given to at-risk mothers has reduced the incidence of early-onset group B streptococcal infections am ... Read on »