CARY, Ill. - Brushing patient's teeth and suctioning secretions from the oral cavity may significantly reduce the nosocomial transmission rate of pneumonia among patients on ventilators.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new study suggests healthcare workers in nursing homes should help residents brush their teeth to prevent pneumonia.
NEW YORK - Researchers in Japan have discovered that frequent teeth cleaning of nursing home patients significantly reduces their risk of becoming infected with pneumonia.
MADRID-New information from European scientists suggests AIDS victims taking a new cocktail of AIDS drugs are not at as great of risk for pneumonia as previously thought.
A study recently reported in the journal Circulation found that taking antibiotics is not an effective form of therapy for coronary heart disease, disputing two earlier studies from Argentina and England.
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