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Study finds probiotics not effective in treating children with viral intestinal infections

A quick Google search for ‘probiotics’ reveals several websites suggesting the benefits of probiotics for gut health and their efficacy in treating common stomach bugs. However, the published literature on probiotics suggests a much different story. Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and other paediatric hospitals across Canada worked with lead researchers at… Read More »

Dolutegravir or lower-dose efavirenz equally effective, but less resistance with dolutegravir

Dolutegravir-based treatment was no more effective than treatment based on a 400mg dose of efavirenz, a randomised trial conducted in Cameroon has found. However, almost half of people with very high viral loads taking either regimen had a detectable viral load after 48 weeks, the HIV Glasgow 2018 conference heard. Despite the non-inferiority of efavirenz-based… Read More »

Remimazolam Safe, Effective for Sedation During Flexible Bronchoscopy

October 30, 2018 Share this content: Time to achieving full alertness at the conclusion of the bronchoscopy was significantly shorter in patients treated with remimazolam. The use of remimazolam, administered under the supervision of a pulmonologist, has been shown to be safe and effective for achieving moderate sedation in patients who are undergoing flexible bronchoscopy… Read More »