Posts Tagged ‘infection’

Drop the cotton swab: It caused one man to have a life-threatening skull infection

(Natural News) The next time you need to clean your ears, think twice before using a cotton swab. A U.K. study tackled the case of a man who experienced an ear infection that eventually affected his brain. When the patient was cleaning his ear with a Q-tip, a fragment of cotton broke […]

Your smartphone can now HEAR an ear infection… makes you wonder what else it hears

(Natural News) One of the newest, most intimate capabilities of the Smartphone is detecting an ear infection. Parents may have a hard time understanding when their child has an ear infection. When an ear infection occurs, fluid builds up behind the eardrum in the middle ear. According to preliminary comparative studies, vaccinated […]

RedHill gets FDA nod for drug to eradicate gut infection

Israeli biopharmaceutical firm RedHill Biopharma Ltd. said Monday it has received US Food & Drug Administration approval to market its pill for the treatment of a bacterial infection that can cause ulcers and gastric cancer. The firm, whose shares are traded on Nasdaq and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, said in a filing that it […]