Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:00:00 PDT
A new report authored by leading experts in pregnancy and infection is calling for urgent action to reduce the number of infections occurring in pregnancy caused by CMV - the so-called 'Stealth...
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:00:00 PDT
Many parents have heard the night-time cry of "my ear hurts." For some children, this might happen frequently beginning in infancy and even persist into adulthood.
Public health records may significantly underestimate the number of people in Florida who are sickened by a rare, dangerous food-borne toxin carried by popular sport fish, including barracuda...
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:00:00 PDT
Guanine Inc has announced a revolutionary technology for amplifying protein and microbe detection signals.
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:00:00 PDT
Researchers say that a candidate vaccine for the coronavirus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome has passed preclinical tests and is ready to be trialled in humans.
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:00:00 PDT
Scripps researchers have designed proteins that elicit an effective antibody response in a mouse model against Marburg virus and its viral cousin, Ebola virus.
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:00:00 PDT
BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that results from a new independent study of acute care...
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT
Daily bathing of pediatric patients with disposable cloths containing 2 percent chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) reduced central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) by 59 percent and saved...
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT
Scripps researchers have created a high-resolution image of the Ebola virus, which has revealed how a viral protein helps the virus escape attack from the immune system.
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:00:00 PDT
Current Ebola blood tests are slow, complex and put health care workers at risk. A new test, however, can diagnose Ebola accurately from one drop of blood at a patient's bedside.
Recent changes to regulations on the transport of pets across Europe may have increased the threat of introducing rabies from rescue dogs into countries considered free of the disease, suggests...
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:00:00 PDT
The acidity of urine -- as well as the presence of small molecules related to diet -- may influence how well bacteria can grow in the urinary tract, a new study shows.
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 04:00:00 PDT
Researchers from The University of Manchester are part of a team that has identified an important new approach to diagnose infections in critically ill patients rapidly and accurately.
Collecting and reporting hospital infection data to federal health agencies takes more than 5 hours each day, at the expense of time needed to ensure that frontline healthcare personnel are adhering...
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:00:00 PDT
Requiring documentation of antibiotic indication improves overall usageA pilot antibiotic stewardship program at a pediatric long-term care facility brought about a 59 percent decrease in use of...
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 02:00:00 PDT
A new PLOS Pathogens forum explains how basic research is necessary, exciting, and makes a difference"We seek this new Research Matters format for individual scientists to tell the public how...
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT
A new report states that unless efforts to stop new HIV infections and improve access to treatment improve over the next 5 years, deaths from AIDS and HIV infections will increase.
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:00:00 PDT
Sleeping sickness, or African trypanosomiasis, is caused by trypanosome parasites transmitted by tsetse flies and threatens millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa.
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:00:00 PDT
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG has announced the UK launch of its broad-spectrum Cephalosporin Zevtera® (Ceftobiprole medocaril) for the first-line treatment of serious bacterial pneumonia.
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 04:00:00 PDT
Urinary tract and sexually transmitted infections in women are misdiagnosed by emergency departments nearly half the time, according to a paper in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, a publication...
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