Bronchopulmonary dysplasia or chronic lung disease of infancy is seen in premature and low birth weight infants. It results from lung and airway damage caused by prolonged oxygen therapy and ventilator support in these babies.
When it comes to weight loss in overweight and obese adults with knee osteoarthritis, more is better. A 20 percent or more weight loss has an added benefit of continued improvement in physical health-related quality of life along with a reduction in pain and improvement in function.
Diabetes may be an early manifestation of pancreatic cancer, Oxford University research claims. Recent-onset diabetes is strikingly higher among pancreatic cancer patients compared with those with colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer.
Meropenem is a broad spectrum beta-lactam carbapenem antibiotic prescribed to treat bacterial meningitis, complicated skin and structure infections, intra-abdominal infections, and nosocomial pneumonia or hospital acquired infections
Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase inhibitors which works by decreasing the production of excess uric acid levels in the body. Allopurinol is prescribed for gouty arthritis, kidney stones, and hyperuricemia during chemotherapy.
Isotretinoin is a retinoid and a prescription only medicine (POM) related to vitamin A and its isomer tretinoin is also used to treat acne vulgaris and severe recalcitrant nodular acne resulting in deep or painful cysts and nodules.