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Sepsis (INACTIVE)

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  • Etta James hospitalized; care decisions remain in husband's hands

     
    Etta James has been hospitalized. Singer Etta James, 73, reportedly was admitted to a Riverside hospital Monday because of a urinary tract infection that resulted in sepsis.....
  • Etta James' funeral: Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder say goodbye

     
    Etta James passed away earlier this month. Family, friends and fans attended Etta James' funeral on Saturday to pay their final respects....
  • Two amputees united by hardship find strength in friendship and optimism

     
    David Sweeton will be returning to Tennessee with his brother and father today, but his ties to the Lehigh Valley remain. Sweeton spent the past two months at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest after suffering a septic shock June 21 while escorting a...
  • Legendary Singer Etta James Gravely Ill

    Legendary Singer Etta James Gravely Ill
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- R&B singer Etta James is said to be gravely ill and her husband is seeking a court order to control more than $1 million of her money. The 72-year-old "At Last" crooner, who lives in the Woodcrest section of Riverside County, has...
  • EVMS researchers investigate what causes sepsis

    NORFOLK — Sepsis is life-threatening, and Eastern Virginia Medical School researchers are taking a new angle at investigating its roots. Claretta J. Sullivan, a research scientist in the Department of Surgery, is peering at little-known membrane...
  • Amputee relearns life

    Amputee relearns life
    Jackie Richard was hospitalized for what she thought was a stomach ache. In fact, she had developed sepsis, a life-threatening condition in which a person's body tries to fight off a severe infection that has spread through the bloodstream. Sometime...
  • Many drugs in short supply at hospitals, pharmacies

    Many drugs in short supply at hospitals, pharmacies
    For a time this year, a psychiatric hospital run by the state of Maryland didn't have enough injectable drugs for schizophrenia patients who refused to take pills. Doses of the most effective drug to boost blood pressure in patients at risk of dying from...
  • Life-threatening sepsis appears to be on rise

    Life-threatening sepsis appears to be on rise
    Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
  • Eli Lilly withdrawals drug used to treat sepsis

    Eli Lilly withdrawals drug used to treat sepsis
    Eli Lilly and Company announces the withdrawal of its Xigris product in all markets following results of the prowess-shock study, which showed the study did not meet the primary endpoint of a statistically significant reduction in 28-day all-cause...
  • Socrates, Brazilian soccer great, dies at 57

    Socrates, 57, former Brazilian soccer great and clever playmaker who was captain of the country's 1982 World Cup team, died of septic shock resulting from an intestinal infection Sunday at a hospital in Sao Paulo. Socrates, known for his elegant style on...
  • Hopkins, Lockheed aim to modernize the ICU

    Hopkins, Lockheed aim to modernize the ICU
    Johns Hopkins intensive care nurse Nelly E. Lopez spends so much of her workday monitoring patient distress alarms that she sometimes hears phantom beeps even when she is no longer on the job. Hopkins doctors say Lopez's "alarm fatigue" shows what is...