Tag : infection

Mom of Girl Stricken With Severe Case of Herpes Says Daughter Finally Recovering

Toddler  25 November '16

Toddler Takes Months To Recover After Getting Eaten Alive By Herpes Through An Infected Relative

An adorable toddler who looked like she was being eaten alive by a skin infection has recovered to her bubbly self.

University of Utah Researchers Work Toward Cure For Ebola Strains

Health/Nutrition  21 November '16

Drug-Resistant Germs: A Cause Of Serious Infections, Capable Of Uncountable Deaths?

World leaders are pushing to end the overuse of antibiotics and to encourage the development of new medicines.

Listeria Outbreak In Cantaloupe Causes Deaths And Illnesses Across 18 States

Health/Nutrition  29 August '16

Fear Of Listeria Outbreak Prompted Country Fresh To Recall Pre-Cut Vegetables

Country Fresh LLC has recalled 30,000 cases of 45 different pre-cut vegetables from Walmart, Publix and Winn Dixie stores for fear that it may cause listeria after finding that a sample contained bacteria.

Berlin Hit By Measles Outbreak

Health  14 August '16

Toddler Gets Infected By Necrotizing Fasciitis During Chickenpox And It Almost Killed Him

Learn about Necrorotizing Fasciitis today, so you know what to do in case your child gets infected by it.

Berlin Hit By Measles Outbreak

Health  14 August '16

Toddler Gets Infected By Necrotizing Fasciitis During Chickenpox And It Almost Killed Him

Learn about Necrorotizing Fasciitis today, so you know what to do in case your child gets infected by it.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Offers Free Meningitis Vaccinations

Health/Nutrition  15 July '16

Bacterial Meningitis From Employee in Life Time Fitness Camp May Have Infected Attendees

More than 200 children may have been infected with bacterial meningitis after an employee who had contact with the day campers is diagnosed with the disease.

Obesity And Fast Food In America

Health/Nutrition  9 April '16

Unhealthy Practices: 5 Surprising Daily Habits That Can Make You Sick

Discover the most surprising daily practices that can increase your risk for diseases.

Israeli Laboratory Leads Western World In Blood Testing

Health/Nutrition  21 March '16

Blood Infection Called Elizabethkingia is Spreading in Wisconsin

A rare and mysterious blood infection called the Elizabethkingia bacteria is now spreading in Wisconsin. It is reported to spread first in Michigan; the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed it in a statement.

Zika mosquito under a microscope

Pregnancy  7 March '16

Study: Zika Virus Directly Linked to Abnormal Pregnancies and Fetal Death

A new study showed evidence directly linking Zika virus to abnormal pregnancies and fetal deaths.

hospital

Health/Nutrition  7 March '16

Hospital-Acquired Infections Are Believed to Be Caused by Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs, CDC Reports

The CDC has informed the public that one out of seven hospital-acquired infections may be from antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

Emergency room

Health/Nutrition  26 March '14

1 in 25 infected when seeking medical treatment in hospitals

About 1 in 25 patients, or 4 percent, developed a hospital-acquired infection while seeking medical treatment in 2011, according to a study.

Family pleas for company to give experimental drug to son with life-threatening illness

Health/Nutrition  11 March '14

Family pleas for company to give experimental drug to son with life-threatening illness

One family pleas for the company Chimerex to give a non-FDA approved medication to their 7-year-old son with a life-threatening illness.

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