Certain UTI medications linked to birth defects

Urinary tract infections can be problematic for pregnant women and their babies, but so can two antibiotics used to treat them, health officials warn
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Conclusion: A MedDiet, enhanced with EVOO and nuts, was associated with a risk reduction of CMFOs in over 50% in normoglycemic pregnant women. Therefore, it might be a potentially adequate diet for pregnant women.Trial registration: Identifier ISRCTN84389045. The study was registered on September 27, 2013. Last edited on September 26, 2018Ann Nutr Metab 2019;74:69 –79
Source: Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
U Anandh, N Birajdar, R Kumar, S BabuIndian Journal of Nephrology 2018 28(6):468-471 A 32-year-old female presented to us with worsening cough and expectoration, low-grade fever, and malaise for 3 months. She gave a history of pregnancy loss secondary to urinary tract infection (UTI) a year back. At that time, she was told to have an obstructive right renal calculus. She also had a history of recurrent UTI in the past 1 year. She had no other comorbidities. Her clinical evaluation revealed an enlarged right kidney and reduced air entry in the right hemithorax. Radiological investigations revealed a large right kidney inva...
Source: Indian Journal of Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 5 December 2018Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious DiseasesAuthor(s): Carlos E. Reu, Waldemar Volanski, Karoline C. Prediger, Geraldo Picheth, Cyntia M.T. Fadel-PichethAbstractThe frequency of urinary tract infection (UTI) and uropathogens in the community was determined by assessing urine culture results of outpatients at a Brazilian public laboratory in a year period. Patients were classified according to sex and age; women were additionally classified considering pregnancy or diabetes. Cultures were considered positive when growing pure cultures with colony counts>104 C...
Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Abstract The frequency of urinary tract infection (UTI) and uropathogens in the community was determined by assessing urine culture results of outpatients at a Brazilian public laboratory in a year period. Patients were classified according to sex and age; women were additionally classified considering pregnancy or diabetes. Cultures were considered positive when growing pure cultures with colony counts>104CFU/mL. Of the 64,562 urine cultures performed 11,122 (17.2%) turned out positive. UTI was significantly more common among women; however, its frequency varied among patient subgroups. The most common uropath...
Source: Braz J Infect Dis - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Braz J Infect Dis Source Type: research
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Source: Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Review of Therapeutics Source Type: research
Conclusion: Acalabrutinib monotherapy produced high response rates and demonstrated an acceptable safety profile in patients with TN CLL.DisclosuresFurman: Gilead: Consultancy; Loxo Oncology: Consultancy; Acerta: Consultancy, Research Funding; Genentech: Consultancy; Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie Company: Consultancy; Sunesis: Consultancy; TG Therapeutics: Consultancy; Verastem: Consultancy; Incyte: Consultancy, Other: DSMB; Janssen: Consultancy; AbbVie: Consultancy. Martin: Gilead: Consultancy; Janssen: Consultancy; Bayer: Consultancy; Seattle Genetics: Consultancy; AstraZeneca: Consultancy; Kite: Consultancy. O'Brien: Jan...
Source: Blood - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: 642. CLL: Therapy, excluding Transplantation: Advances in Frontline Therapy of CLL Source Type: research
ConclusionThe study suggests that there is no beneficial effect of the employment of Nitrofurazone ‐coated urinary catheter. Trial registration number: ISRCTN57888785.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Transplant Infectious Disease - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Original Report Source Type: research
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the commonest infections affecting millions worldwide, especially pregnant women. It can lead to poor maternal and perinatal outcomes. Untreated UTI can be associated wi...
Source: BMC Research Notes - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Research note Source Type: research
Publication date: November 2018Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology, Volume 15, Issue 11, SupplementAuthor(s): Expert Panel on Urologic Imaging:, Paul Nikolaidis, Vikram S. Dogra, Stanley Goldfarb, John L. Gore, Howard J. Harvin, Marta E. Heilbrun, Matthew T. Heller, Gaurav Khatri, Andrei S. Purysko, Stephen J. Savage, Andrew D. Smith, Myles T. Taffel, Zhen J. Wang, Darcy J. Wolfman, Jade J. Wong-You-Cheong, Don C. Yoo, Mark E. LockhartAbstractPyelonephritis refers to infection involving the renal parenchyma and renal pelvis. In most patients, uncomplicated pyelonephritis is diagnosed clinically and respond...
Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
AbstractAntepartum nephrolithiasis presents a complex clinical scenario which often requires an intervention such as ureteral stent or percutaneous nephrostomy tube (PCNT) placement, especially in the setting of urinary tract infection (UTI). We assess the risk of UTI and preterm labor in the setting of antepartum nephrolithiasis. A retrospective review of an administrative dataset for California and Florida was performed, which included pregnant women admitted for a delivery between 2008 and 2011. Antepartum nephrolithiasis admissions were identified, as were urological intervention (ureteral stent/ureteroscopy) or PCNT p...
Source: Urolithiasis - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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