Supreme Court Justice Thomas hospitalized with flu-like infection

D.C. 03/21/22, 22:44

A judiciary official received urgent medical attention after experiencing a respiratory ailment on March 18. Clarence Thomas became hospitalized in the nation's capital after reporting influenza-like symptoms. The U.S. Supreme Court associate justice was thoroughly tested for coronavirus and other diseases at Sibley Memorial Hospital, 5 miles northwest of downtown Washington. "He underwent ...

Telemedicine tied to more antibiotics for kids, study finds

U.S. 04/07/19, 23:03

Sniffling, sore-throated kids seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor's office or clinic, according to a new study.Many of those prescriptions disregarded medical guidelines, raising the risk they could cause side effects or contribute to the rise of ...

Using 1 germ to fight another when today’s antibiotics fail

U.S. 02/26/19, 01:21

Bacteria lodged deep in Ella Balasa's lungs were impervious to most antibiotics. At 26, gasping for breath, she sought out a dramatic experiment — deliberately inhaling a virus culled from sewage to attack her superbug."I'm really running out of options," said Balasa, who traveled from her Richmond, Virginia, home to ...

US regulators OK updated version of decades-old antibiotic

Business 10/02/18, 19:03

U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a modernized version of a decades-old antibiotic used to treat a number of infections.Paratek Pharmaceuticals' Nuzyra was designed to overcome the problem of resistance to tetracycline, an antibiotic widely used until recent years.The company said the Food and Drug Administration approved Nuzyra for treating bacterial ...

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