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Knee surgery deaths turn focus on donor tissue

...Minnesota men last month after knee surgery. They have since discovered that several people nationwide have contracted severe infections after receiving implanted knee tissue this year. All of them survived. But preliminary tests show that several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/11/tec_325637.shtml
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NCAA grants extra year of eligibility to Hnida

...medical reasons. She was out as a freshman in 1999 because of mononucleosis and missed the next season because of severe infections in her throat and tonsils that required surgery. "No other outside factors were considered in the national office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/27/col_410123.shtml
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Salmonella bacteria resistant to five drugs emerge in U.S.

...streptomycin, sulfonamides and tetracycline. Most salmonella cases do not need to be treated with antibiotics. However, severe infections may require antibiotics, and can still be controlled with ciprofloxacin or ceftriaxone, at least for now. In Britain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/07/tec_227637.shtml
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Gastric measures

...which allows leaking from or into the stomach - or anemia, to serious complications like internal bleeding or severe infections. Patients must also adhere to the dietary restrictions after surgery. Dr. Martindale advises patients to try all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/20/ent_307878.shtml
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Greenville man dies from strep infection

...Control. Strep bacteria rarely are fatal, but usually cause minor illnesses like strep throat. They can cause severe infections if they reach the blood, deep muscle and fat tissue, possibly through a skin wound. "It depends on the individual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/14/tec_224137.shtml
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Age old questions

...Some prescription medicines can cause hair loss, from high blood pressure drugs to antidepressants. High fever, severe infections and major stress can also cause hair loss. A diet severely deficient in iron and protein can also lead to thinning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/14/ent_215953.shtml
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