Eradication Therapy for Treatment of  Helicobacter Pylori  Infection Linked to Altered Gut Microbiota, Ghrelin Concentrations
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Eradication Therapy for Treatment of Helicobacter Pylori Infection Linked to Altered Gut Microbiota, Ghrelin Concentrations

Patients who receive eradication therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection exhibit changes in their gut microbiota and decreased ghrelin concentrations, according to results of a prospective case control study published in Frontiers in Medicine. Investigators conducted…

Community-Acquired Urinary Tract Infection: Adverse Effects of Cotrimoxazole vs Fluoroquinolones
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Community-Acquired Urinary Tract Infection: Adverse Effects of Cotrimoxazole vs Fluoroquinolones

In patients with community-acquired urinary tract infection (cUTI) due to Enterobacteriaceae, treatment with cotrimoxazole (combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole) was associated with increased adverse effects (AE) and prolonged hospitalization compared with treatment with fluoroquinolones, according…