Osteomyelitis

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Osteomyelitis
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Diet Affects Intestinal Bacteria, Risk of Inflammatory Bone Disease

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Diet-induced changes in the gut’s bacterial ecosystem can alter susceptibility to an autoinflammatory bone disease by modifying the immune response, according to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists. The findings appeared recently ... [Published EndoNurse - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ancient Siberian mummy had breast cancer and self-medicated with marijuana

A team of Russian scientists has determined that the Siberian “ ice maiden ” likely died of breast cancer and used marijuana to treat the pain, The Siberian Times reports .An investigation of the mummified, 2,400 year old remains of the young woman indicates ... [Published Raw Story - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Staph 'Gangs' Share Nutrients During Infection

Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsCell Host & MicrobeNewswise — Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can share resources to cause chronic infections, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. Like the individual members ... [Published Newswise - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Now We Know What Killed The Ancient 'Ice Princess,' And Why She Had That Marijuana

Did a dying Siberian maiden who lived 2,500 years ago self-medicate with marijuana? New research by Russian scientists shows that's a likely possibility.The mummified body of the Siberian "ice princess" -- so well preserved that tattoos on her skin were ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ancient Princess Covered in Tattoos Used Cannabis to Dull the Pain of Cancer

The woman lived about 2,500 years ago, her remains were unearthed by a team of archaeologists back in 1993In 1993, archaeologist Natalia Polosmak and colleagues came across the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a woman in a burial chamber in Russia's ... [Published Softpedia - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mycobacterial epiphyseal osteomyelitis may lead to physeal damage

Compared with epiphyseal osteomyelitis caused by bacteria or unidentified pathogens, mycobacterial epiphyseal osteomyelitis led to physeal damage in pediatric patients, according to study results.Researchers retrospectively reviewed the clinical findings ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

Diet may affect inflammatory bone disease

For the research, scientists used mice. The mice used were designed to replicate an inflammatory childhood bone disorder called (CRMO). Here the bones have lesions and inflammation, which leads to considerable pain. , the mice were genetically modified ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

Why Durata Therapeutics Inc. Is Today's Best Biotech Stock

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis.What: Shares of Durata Therapeutics ( NASDAQ: DRTX     ) , a biopharmaceutical ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

Diet Affects Autoinflammatory Disease Via Gut Microbes

In autoinflammatory diseases, the innate immune system, for unknown reasons, becomes activated and triggers inflammation. This part of the immune system is the body’s rapid first line of defense against infection. The short-term heat, swelling, and redness ... [Published National Institutes of Health - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

A Modified Chronic Infection Model for Testing Treatment of Staphylococcus aureus Biofilms on Implants

by Nis Pedersen Jørgensen, Rikke Meyer, Frederik Dagnæs-Hansen, Kurt Fuursted, Eskild PetersenBacterial biofilms causing implant-associated osteomyelitis is a severe complication with limited antimicrobial therapy options. We designed an animal model, ... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Diet Affects Mix of Intestinal Bacteria and the Risk of Inflammatory Bone Disease

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study finds diet may influence susceptibility to autoinflammatory disease in at-risk individuals by favoring intestinal bacteria that fuel or dampen inflammation Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters ... [Published Newswise - Oct 02 2014]
Entities: Osteomyelitis, IL-1, Diet
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Twelve-Month Follow-Up Of CERAMENT™ With Gentamicin Confirms Significant And Sustained Eradication Of Chronic Infection And Demonstrated Formation Of New Bone

"These clinical trial results provide important evidence and confidence for surgeons that CERAMENT™|G provides a safe and effective delivery of antibiotics into bone defects and is an important advance in the management of chronic bone infection," said ... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 24 2014]

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...complications from poor pressure management programs are seen in the unrelenting infection rates throughout the healthcare system, stating that, "patients will leave the hospital without realizing an ulcer has formed, only to later be readmitted for costly treatments. The prolonged healing process is painful and expensive, and for the most part could be preventable with adequate nursing care and devices."
He said he agrees that the mechanism of action is not clear. "Direct suppression somehow, stimulation of the immune system, competition for nutrients or binding sites, and metabolic processes that give the good bacteria an advantage and the bad bacteria a disadvantage" are all possibilities, he noted
"Moderate-quality evidence suggested that acupuncture or exercise, tailored to the stage of pregnancy, significantly reduced evening pelvic pain or lumbo-pelvic pain more than usual care alone, acupuncture was significantly more effective than exercise for reducing evening pelvic pain, and a 16- to 20-week training program was no more successful than usual prenatal care at preventing pelvic or LBP. Low-quality evidence suggested that exercise significantly reduced pain and disability from LBP."
Skaar and his colleagues wondered if perhaps instead "there are a bunch of organisms that became resistant in different ways and that can exchange the molecules they're each individually missing."

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Against all odds: How PWDs struggle to access s... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 15 hours ago]
Diet Affects Intestinal Bacteria, Risk of Infla... [Published EndoNurse - Oct 21 2014]
Candida Surgical Site Infections Post Lung Tra... [Published CHEST - Oct 21 2014]
Fiscal tension driving pressure management reforms [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 21 2014]
Fecal Transplant Eliminates Persistent MDR Infe... [Published Diabetes Care - Oct 20 2014]
Low Back Pain and Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy [Published Advance for NPs and PAs - Oct 20 2014]
Ancient Siberian mummy had breast cancer and se... [Published Raw Story - Oct 17 2014]
Staph 'Gangs' Share Nutrients During Infection [Published Newswise - Oct 17 2014]
2,500-Year-Old ‘Siberian Princess’ Corpse Shows... [Published Inquisitr - Oct 17 2014]
Now We Know What Killed The Ancient 'Ice Prince... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 16 2014]
Staph 'gangs' share nutrients during infection:... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 16 2014]
Ancient Siberian Princess Died From Breast Canc... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 16 2014]
MRI reveals ancient Siberian ‘princess’ had bre... [Published Russia Today - Oct 16 2014]
Medicines : ORBACTIVTM Oritavancin Phase 3 SOLO... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 15 2014]
Actavis to buy Durata Therapeutics for US$675m [Published Manufacturing Chemist - Oct 15 2014]
Ancient Princess Covered in Tattoos Used Cannab... [Published Softpedia - Oct 15 2014]
MRI scan reveals 2,500-year-old Siberian prince... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 14 2014]
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announc... [Published Tamar Securities - Oct 11 2014]
Know your test: Blood culture [Published Sangai Express - Oct 11 2014]
Durata Offers New Data for DALVANCE, Patients G... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 10 2014]
Durata Therapeutics Presents New Data for DALVA... [Published GlobeNewswire: Ecommerce News - Oct 10 2014]
Actavis to Acquire Infectious Disease Specialis... [Published PharmaAsia - Oct 10 2014]
ORBACTIV(TM) (Oritavancin) Phase 3 SOLO II Tria... [Published Scottrade - Oct 09 2014]
Angola/Huila: Sick children receive medical tre... [Published Angola Press - Oct 09 2014]
Acute Fibular Sesamoid Fracture: One Part of th... [Published Orthopedics Today - Oct 09 2014]
Mycobacterial epiphyseal osteomyelitis may lead... [Published Orthopedics Today - Oct 09 2014]
Disseminated Aspergillus flavus following septi... [Published 7thSpace - Oct 09 2014]
"Altai Princess" was diagnosed with cancer [Published RIN.ru - Oct 09 2014]
Diet may affect inflammatory bone disease [Published Digital Journal - Oct 07 2014]
Actavis in Acquisition Mode, Durata Deal to Boo... [Published Zacks.com - Oct 07 2014]
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Wound Vac Q?s [Published HealthBoards - Sep 18 2014]
I had an ankle fusion surgery performed in April of this year. It failed and the hardware was removed in July. I had a PICC line installed and was on a Vancomycin IV, along with Amoxicillin 500mg, for (6) weeks in my home due to Osteomyelitis in my ankle. ...
CERAMENT™|G Featured In Documentary 'The Orthop... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Aug 05 2014]
LUND, Sweden, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, announced that CERAMENT™|G is a prominent feature ...
Clavicle Bone Biopsy [Published HealthBoards - Jun 08 2014]
Has anyone had a bone biopsy done on their clavicle? I have one scheduled this Thursday, and I have no idea what to expect.I have had a lump over my sternoclavicular joint for about 4 years now. The past six months I have developed an excruciating pain ...
Daubert and Summary Judgment Rulings in Minneso... [Published Drug and Device Law - May 28 2014]
 We were surprised by the article in the New York Times this weekend about how the Supreme Court revises some of its opinions years later.  Those changes are picked up in some reporters, but not others.  Some of those changes are relatively minor (e.g., ...
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