The preliminary results of three studies tied common infections to an increased risk of stroke in children.
Consuming preoperative antibiotic therapy within two hours of cardiac surgery lowers the risk of developing surgical site infections (SSIs), a new study has found.
A research team at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) have reported that they will soon be able to prevent cell invasion and also treat mucormycosis in disease models with the use of antibodies that will block the CotH proteins up to an extent.
The CDC reported that last year's vaccine prevent 6.6 million influenza cases.
Based on the criteria set by government health authorities, approximately 10 percent of deceased donor kidneys are considered "high-risk" for infection. However, a new study reveals that many of these organs are actually safe and should therefore not be labeled as "high-risk," by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Use of two commonly used drugs may also prove to be the foundation of treatment for toxoplasmosis, a new study has found. Toxoplasmosis is is a parasitic infection caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii.
The authors of the latest UN Report revealed that from 2001 to 2012, the global world experienced a 33 percent decline in new HIV infections for adults and children.
In a new study, researchers estimated that health care-associated infections cost $9.8 billion a year.
Researchers found that the Hand Hygiene Program created by the World Health Organization helped increase the percentage of hand hygiene in hospitals by 16 percent.
Consumer Reports released a ranking of over 2,000 U.S. hospitals based solely on surgical care.
The FDA has proposed new guidelines on how U.S. food importers must regulate the safety of imported goods from now on.
A 30-year-old designer, Peter Codling, created a new toilet that allows the user to squat in the natural position.
Researchers found that when patients were given antibiotics, their risks of developing an urinary tract infection lowered.
Researchers found that when they mixed a silver-containing compound to antibiotics, it boosted the strength of the treatment.
Researchers found that when drug users took a daily AIDS drug, they lowered their chances of getting infected with the virus.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.