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Azithromycin Tied to Poor Airflow Decline - Free Survival After HSCT
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0800 | The Doctors Lounge - Oncology
Worse airflow decline - free survival than placebo after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)

Azithromycin Doesn't Prevent Lung Complication After Stem Cell Transplant
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:08:21 +0800 | - Daily MedNews
TUESDAY, Aug. 8, 2017 -- An antibiotic treatment intended to lower stem cell transplant patients'risk of developing a respiratory complication appears to have backfired. French researchers explored the potential of administering the antibiotic... (Source: - Daily MedNews)

Azithromycin Tablets (New - Discontinuation)
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 01:25:00 +0800 | FDA Drug Shortages
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)

Azithromycin and Ceftriaxone Resistance in N gonorrhoeae Azithromycin and Ceftriaxone Resistance in N gonorrhoeae
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:14:40 +0800 | Medscape Today Headlines
Azithromycin and ceftriaxone are the recommended treatment options for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, but treatment failures have been reported.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

Asthma Breakthrough: Azithromycin Improves Quality of Life for Asthma Patients
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 22:44:43 +0800 | The Aspergillus Website - updates
News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)

Gonorrhea Becoming More Difficult To Treat With Antibiotics
Fri, 07 Jul 2017 21:52:46 +0800 | WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire
CBS Local — Gonorrhea is becoming more difficult to treat with antibiotics and for some patients it’s become impossible, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Three forms of bacteria known as “superbugs” that cannot be killed by the best available gonorrhea medicine have been detected in Spain, France and Japan, according to the WHO. “The bacteria that cause gonorrhea are particularly smart. Every time we use a new class of antibiotics to treat the infection, the bacteria evolve to resist them,” said Teodora Wi, a human reproduction specialist for the WHO, in a press release. Analysis of WHO data collected from 77 nations shows a global resistance to older and cheaper antibiotics, and in some countries gonorrhea has become “untreatable by all k...

Add-On Azithromycin Associated with Fewer Asthma Exacerbations (FREE)
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 07:00:00 +0800 | Physician's First Watch current issue
By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM Addition of azithromycin is associated with fewer asthma exacerbations in patients on dual maintenance therapy, according to a Lancet study.Over 400 adults with symptomatic … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)

Azithromycin 1g as a Treatment for Bacterial STIs Azithromycin 1g as a Treatment for Bacterial STIs
Tue, 30 May 2017 11:04:11 +0800 | Medscape Today Headlines
This article discusses the benefits and drawbacks of azithromycin 1g for bacterial STIs.Sexually Transmitted Infections (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 03:35:00 +0800 | MedPage Today Cardiovascular
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include the dangers of short term corticosteroids, troponin assay for assessing MI, azithromycin and arrhythmia, and eye screening intervals for people with diabetes (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)

Apr 21 Cardiology News Apr 21 Cardiology News
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:25:07 +0800 | Medscape Medical News Headlines
High-sensitivity troponin, statin eligibility, FDA letter to Abbott, azithromycin risks, trans-fat ban, and trust in medical science are discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's on Medscape (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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