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MRSA Study Slashes Deadly Infections in Sickest Hospital Patients by Medline Plus Posted Thu 30 May 2013 10:45am Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Related MedlinePlus Page: MRSA Read on »
Deadly Intestinal Infection Spreading Outside Hospitals by franklinb Posted Fri 06 Nov 2009 10:02pm Deadly Intestinal Infection Spreading Outside Hospitals A potentially deadly intestinal infection is on the rise outside of hospital settings, especially among the elderly, researchers warn. The germ that causes the condition, known as Clostridium difficile, can create serious symptoms, including diarrhea and an inflammation of the co ... Read on »
Deadly Intestinal Infection Spreading Outside Hospitals by franklinb Posted Fri 06 Nov 2009 10:02pm Deadly Intestinal Infection Spreading Outside Hospitals A potentially deadly intestinal infection is on the rise outside of hospital settings, especially among the elderly, researchers warn. The germ that causes the condition, known as Clostridium difficile, can create serious symptoms, including diarrhea and an inflammation of the colo ... Read on »
Deadly Rise in Infections Resulting from Medical Care by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Fri 16 Aug 2013 10:08pm Posted on Aug. 15, 2013, 6 a.m. in Infectious Disease Person in Hospital Bed - image from Shutterstock Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are costly and deadly and becoming a nat ... Read on »
From FierceHealthCare- Deadly Hospital Infection Rates – is your hospital in here?? by ckmiletti Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 6:52pm February 5, 2010 — 10:26am ET | By Dan Bowman While U.S. hospitals tend to be a mixed bag when it comes to central-line infection rates–which account for roughly 30,000 deaths annually–105 hospitals throughout the nation were found to have zero central-line infections according to a new study conducted by Consumer Reports. Dat ... Read on »
Little Fluffy Baby Chicks Spread Deadly Intestinal Infection by Paul Sax Posted Wed 30 May 2012 6:02pm Sorry for the headline, but that was the first thing I thought of when reading this paper just published in the New England Journal of Medicine: In this report, we describe a prolonged and ongoing multistate outbreak of human salmonella infections primarily affecting young children and linked to contact with live young po ... Read on »
Blood Test May Catch Deadly Fungal Infection Quickly by Medline Plus Posted Wed 24 Apr 2013 4:00pm Test for Candida in bloodstream is not yet on market Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Laboratory Tests , Yeast Infections Read on »
Meth Use Tied to Deadly Brain Infection in Mouse Study by Medline Plus Posted Tue 30 Jul 2013 9:00am A generally harmless fungus caused death in animals injected with methamphetamine, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fungal Infections , Methamphetamine Read on »
Scientists Find How Deadly New Virus Infects Human Cells by Medline Plus Posted Wed 13 Mar 2013 1:04pm Scientists have worked out how a deadly new virus which was unknown in humans until last year is able to infect human cells and cause severe, potentially fatal damage to the lungs. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Page: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Read on »