January 2010 through June 2012 hospitals from. 6 % of the patients had flu-related pneumonia Around, while other patients were hospitalized for pneumonia that had not been caused by influenza, Grijalva explained. We compared the annals of influenza vaccination between these sufferers. We found that influenza vaccination was connected with a reduced threat of influenza pneumonia that needed hospitalization, he said. In the usa, annual flu epidemics send more than 200,000 people to the hospital and kill as many as 49,000, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control.We worth our collaboration with Fresenius Medical Care and the complementary features they can provide to boost the care our associates receive from them. This collaboration builds upon the relationship between Fresenius Medical Care and Aetna, who continue to expand a joint program to recognize Aetna Medicare associates with persistent kidney disease, and offer education, training and care management made to ease what can be a difficult changeover to dialysis or pre-transplant care.

Adjuvant chemoradiotherapy boosts esophageal cancer survival By Lynda Williams Chemoradiotherapy significantly improves the results of patients undergoing medical procedures for tumor of the esophagus or esophagogastric junction and is well tolerated, suggests study in TheNew England Journal of Medicine.