Category: Pneumonia

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Elderly Patients With Pneumonia Twice As Likely to Die As Those With Broken Hips

Elderly patients who are hospitalized with pneumonia are twice as likely to die as those hospitalized with hip fractures, yet many elderly people fail to accurately assess their risk of pneumonia, concludes research which will be presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID).

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Scientists Uncover Structure of HMPV Enzyme

A team of molecular and structural biologists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have found a potential new route to disabling respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and human metapneumovirus (HMPV) after elucidating the structure of one of its key components.

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