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01 Aug 2016
Caspofungin may be an effective first-line and salvage therapy for patients with invasive Aspergillus infections, as stated in a systematic literature search.
Pearl Toh, 05 Jun 2019
Rapid identification of pathogens using a molecular point-of-care testing (POCT) significantly reduces intravenous antibiotic use and the duration of hospitalization among patients with acute lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI), a study presented at ATS 2019 shows.

The Evolving Role of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14 in Women’s Urogenital Health

12 Jun 2019
Urogenital infections remain a major reason for women to visit their family physician and their subsequent referral to obstetrics and gynaecology or urology specialists. The association between abnormal vaginal microbiota and an increased risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), as well as an increased rate of preterm labour, indicates the need to better understand and manage urogenital health in women. Probiotics are “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host”. As such, there is a sound rationale for using probiotics to maintain female vaginal and bladder health.

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Most Read Articles
01 Aug 2016
Caspofungin may be an effective first-line and salvage therapy for patients with invasive Aspergillus infections, as stated in a systematic literature search.
Pearl Toh, 05 Jun 2019
Rapid identification of pathogens using a molecular point-of-care testing (POCT) significantly reduces intravenous antibiotic use and the duration of hospitalization among patients with acute lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI), a study presented at ATS 2019 shows.