Endocarditis News and Research

Latest Endocarditis News and Research

Intravenous drug use related to dramatic increase in dangerous heart infection

Intravenous drug use related to dramatic increase in dangerous heart infection

Novel lysin therapy shows promise for fighting drug-resistant bacteria

Novel lysin therapy shows promise for fighting drug-resistant bacteria

Vaccination with live S. mitis may offer protection from Streptococcus pneumoniae

Vaccination with live S. mitis may offer protection from Streptococcus pneumoniae

Research finds steep rise in infection-related stroke due to opioid epidemic

Research finds steep rise in infection-related stroke due to opioid epidemic

Injection of opioids may increase infective endocarditis risk

Injection of opioids may increase infective endocarditis risk

Staphylococcus aureus: Study describes development of resistance to antibiotic for the first time

Staphylococcus aureus: Study describes development of resistance to antibiotic for the first time

Surgery and addictions counseling associated with reduced mortality in injection drug users with endocarditis

Surgery and addictions counseling associated with reduced mortality in injection drug users with endocarditis

New study supports use of antibiotic prophylaxis in patients undergoing invasive dental treatment

New study supports use of antibiotic prophylaxis in patients undergoing invasive dental treatment

Study shows Bartonella infections in vampire bats are highly prevalent in Peru and Belize

Study shows Bartonella infections in vampire bats are highly prevalent in Peru and Belize

Decibel obtains exclusive license to commercialize ORC-13661 for preventing hearing, balance disorders

Decibel obtains exclusive license to commercialize ORC-13661 for preventing hearing, balance disorders

Diabetes patients with poor blood sugar control face highest risk of serious infections

Diabetes patients with poor blood sugar control face highest risk of serious infections

Novel treatment can shorten hospital stays for few patients with endocarditis

Novel treatment can shorten hospital stays for few patients with endocarditis

Study assesses effectiveness of chlorhexidine in preventing bacteremia after tooth extraction

Study assesses effectiveness of chlorhexidine in preventing bacteremia after tooth extraction

Antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may fight against life-threatening lung disease

Antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may fight against life-threatening lung disease

Researchers characterize S. aureus gene involved in virulence and antibiotic resistance

Researchers characterize S. aureus gene involved in virulence and antibiotic resistance

Diabetes patients more prone to serious infections, research shows

Diabetes patients more prone to serious infections, research shows

New assessment system shows which patients need to be examined for heart valve infection

New assessment system shows which patients need to be examined for heart valve infection

Study finds high levels of antibiotic-resistant pathogens in chickens raised on farms in India

Study finds high levels of antibiotic-resistant pathogens in chickens raised on farms in India

Mechanical heart valves lead to fewer infections than biological prosthesis

Mechanical heart valves lead to fewer infections than biological prosthesis

Amgen, UCB present romosozumab Phase 2 results at ENDO 2017

Amgen, UCB present romosozumab Phase 2 results at ENDO 2017