Medical Health Cluster


Recurrent UTI Patients Find Long-Term Ally in Oral Vaccine

Results from the first long-term follow-up study of an oral vaccine for recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) suggest that it “could be a gamechanger for UTI prevention,” according to consultant urologist Bob Yang, who co-led the trial. “It’s very exciting… for us it was almost magical,” said Yang, who works with […]

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Patient Identified Who Battled COVID for 505 Days

Immunocompromised patients can harbour persistent SARS-CoV-2 infection for up to 505 days, show data from a patient who had the longest COVID-19 infection on record, according to a UK study looking at evolution of the virus. An immunocompromised patient who was initially infected with a pre-Alpha variant (most likely the […]

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Ventilated COVID Patient Gets Ivermectin After Court Order

A 68-year-old woman with COVID-19, who has been in intensive care in an Illinois hospital for a month, started receiving the controversial drug ivermectin (Stromectol) this week after her family sued the hospital to have someone administer it, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune. Nurije Fype’s daughter, Desareta, filed suit against […]

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