Sugar released from the bloodstream into the brain during septic shock triggers memory loss and cognitive dysfunction.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $1.5 million in research grants to Clinical Sensors, a startup in North Carolina developing a diagnostic for sepsis.Read More
Politico.com is reporting that former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with “a mild case of pneumonia,” but is in “very good spirits.”Read More
Sedation with dexmedetomidine was not associated with reduced mortality or ventilator-free days in...Read More
Patients with septic shock admitted to hospitals affected by the 2011 shortage of the drug norepinephrine had a higher risk of in-hospital death, according to a study published online by JAMA.Read More
The FDA has okayed the Vidas Brahms procalcitonin (PCT) test for the assessment of antibiotics in...Read More
The FDA has cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help manage antibiotic treatment in patients with lower respiratory tract infections or sepsis.Read More
Some cardiovascular implantable devices not designated as safe for MRI scans can actually make it...Read More