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Worse Outcomes in Community-Acquired Pneumonia Linked to Higher FGF21 Levels

January 21, 2019 Share this content: A secondary analysis of 2 clinical trials revealed that patients with CAP who present with higher FGF21 may have an increased risk for 30-day mortality. A secondary analysis of 2 clinical trials found that patients with moderate-to-severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) have an increased risk for clinical instability, prolonged hospitalization,… Read More »

Bacteria live in China’s thick smogs and may be making it even worse

Bacteria are thriving in Beijing’s smogVCG/VCG via Getty Images By Michael Marshall Bacteria are feeding and multiplying in the severe smogs that regularly blanket Chinese cities. The microorganisms could pose a threat in themselves and may also change the composition of the haze. China’s capital Beijing is regularly smothered in a thick, toxic haze that forms… Read More »