Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Pfizer study reveals pneumonia drug effective for the elderly

Pfizer Inc. said it is planning on presenting the results of its Community-Acquired Pneumonia Immunization Trial in Adults study next month, and that it may have significant impact on preventing community-acquired pneumonia for seniors.

Study: Corticosteroids combined with antibiotics can quicken pneumonia recovery

In what is believed to be the largest study investigating the potential of using corticosteroids for community-acquired pneumonia, Dutch researchers found that patients treated with a combination of corticosteroids and antibiotics recover more quickly, HealthDay News reported.