According to researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital, doctors are more likely to prescribe antibiotics at the end of the day.
Brazilian researchers have released genetically modified mosquitoes to fight dengue fever.
A molecule which is used to as a communication system by bacteria can be manipulated to prevent cancer cells from spreading, according to a new study.
According to health officials, more than 700 infants from Texas might have been exposed to tuberculosis.
Researchers have discovered a key factor that explains why antibiotic-resistant bacteria can thrive in a hospital setting, according to a new study.
Despite wiping down counters and washing hands, several studies have found that the kitchen hosts many germs that can cause foodborne illnesses.
Obstetricians from Loyola University Health System are recommending pregnant women to get vaccinated against pertussis during their third trimester.
According to a new study, the longer people stay at the hospital, the more likely they will get infected with drug-resistant bacteria.
According to a new study, polyester clothing tends to stink a lot more than cotton clothing after a sweaty workout.
According to a new study, no matter how much disinfectant people use, their homes will still be covered in bacteria.
Bacteria within us may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, according to a new study. These bacteria outnumber our own cells about 100-fold.
Researchers have claimed to discover a substance that greatly increases the survival of listeria monocytogenes - a food-borne bacterial pathogen that contaminates processed meat and milk products, as well as fresh produce, according to a new study.
The FDA is warning people to double check tattoo ink bottles due to concerns about potential infections linked to contaminated ink.
A new study found that fist bumping transfers fewer germs than handshaking.
Wawona Packing Co. has issued a voluntary nationwide fruit recall due to potential bacterial infection.
Most people are familiar or have heard of sexual or physical abuse but have no idea that there is another type of abuse that is less obvious. This is called a financially abusive relationship where you wonder "Is my boyfriend using me financially?"