Diuretics, or "fluid pills," have now been found to raise the risk of amputation by up to 75% in persons with diabetes. These drugs are used to treat high blood pressure...
Cortisone injections are a common nonsurgical approach to treating rotator cuff injuries. However, researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in New Orleans suggest that individuals who receive injections less than six months before a rotator cuff repair may have an increased risk for revision rotator cuff repair.
Abnormal neutrophil in pleural fluid smear. Sepsis or septicaemia is a life-threatening illness because the presence of numerous bacteria in the blood causes the body to respond in organ dysfunction.