Nosocomial infection
A hospital-acquired infection (HAI) or nosocomial infection is an infection whose development is favored by a hospital environment, such as one acquired by a patient during a hospital visit or one dev...
Nosocomial infection - Wikipedia
Despite 2017’s deadly flu season, over 40 percent of adults don’t plan on getting a flu shot this year
The CDC said that of those who did get flu shots the last two seasons, the chance of getting the flu dropped 40 percent. 
Dog flu: What you need to know to keep your pet safe
Canine influenza (more commonly known as the dog flu) has not hit Wisconsin yet, but multiple strains have circulated in dog parks across several states, including Illinois.
Bone Tuberculosis Pain in Hip Joint area - Ask Doctor on JustDoc
I am suffering from bone tuberculosis which causes severe pain in hip joint area which is not constant. Please suggest
CDC warns 2017 flu season expected to be worse than last years
The CDC is warning people to get your flu shot if you have not already. They say the flu season is expected to be worse this year than it was last year.
Nevada woman dies of superbug resistant to all available US antibiotics
Nevada woman dies of superbug resistant to all available US antibiotics. Expert fear its only a matter of time before this fast evolving bugs threaten more a...
Scientists Find New Antibiotic In The Human Nose
Scientists have discovered a bacterium living inside the human nose that produces an antibiotic capable of killing one of the most hard-to-treat pathogens — a pathogen that causes serious, even deadly...
Hepatitis C: What is it, and how is it treated?
Here's a quick guide with answers to some of the more common questions about hepatitis C.
BBC Future - The real reason flu germs spread in the winter
It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that leaves us with the strange feeling that we’ve...
Pamela Anderson posts nude photo, claims she's cured of hepatitis C
Actress Pamela Anderson says she is cured of Hepatitis C, the liver disease that has haunted her for the past 16 years. She marked the occasion by sharing a nude selfie on Instagram. But she didn't re...
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Dangerous Flu Advice On Instagram.
Last week, Gwyneth Paltrow posted to Instagram a picture of her makeup-free and dewy face to her 1.3 million followers with the caption: “All contagion aside … Going to hit it with heat #fluday5 #infr...
Teen Develops Hepatitis After Drinking Green Tea For Weight Loss
It is the drink of choice for the health-conscious, but doctors have warned of the hidden dangers of green tea after a teenage girl who drank three cups a day for three months contracted acute hepatit...
How Flu Viruses Gain The Ability To Spread
New study reveals the soft palate is a key site for evolution of airborne transmissibility. Flu viruses come in many strains, and some are better equipped than others to spread from person to person. ...
Cooperation Among Viral Variants Helps Hepatitis C Survive Immune System Attacks
Warring armies use a variety of tactics as they struggle to gain the upper hand. Among their tricks is to attack with a decoy force that occupies the defenders while an unseen force launches a separat...
Anglo-Saxon cow bile and garlic potion kills MRSA
A thousand-year-old medieval remedy for eye infections which was discovered in a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the superbug MRSA. Anglo-Saxon expert Dr Christina Lee, from t...
CDC links c.difficile superbug to deaths of 29,000 Americans a year
Clostridium difficile infects nearly half a million American's each year and is linked to 29,000 deaths, according to new research carried out by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Antimicrobial copper touch surfaces
Antimicrobial copper-alloy touch surfaces can prevent frequently touched surfaces from serving as reservoirs for the spread of pathogenic microbes. This is especially true in healthcare facilities, wh...
Antimicrobial properties of copper
Copper and its alloys (brasses, bronzes, cupronickel, copper-nickel-zinc, and others) are natural antimicrobial materials. Ancient civilizations exploited the antimicrobial properties of copper long b...
Despite 2017’s deadly flu season, over 40 percent of adults don’t plan on getting a flu shot this year
The CDC said that of those who did get flu shots the last two seasons, the chance of getting the flu dropped 40 percent. 
Bone Tuberculosis Pain in Hip Joint area - Ask Doctor on JustDoc
I am suffering from bone tuberculosis which causes severe pain in hip joint area which is not constant. Please suggest
Risk factors for tuberculosis
There are a number risk factors for tuberculosis infection; worldwide the most important of these is HIV. Co-infection with HIV is a particular problem in Sub-Saharan Africa, due to the high incidence...
Tuberculosis treatment
Tuberculosis treatment refers to the medical treatment of the infectious disease tuberculosis (TB).The standard "short" course treatment for TB is isoniazid (along with pyridoxal phosphate to obviate ...
Tuberculosis treatment - Wikipedia
Scientists Find New Antibiotic In The Human Nose
Scientists have discovered a bacterium living inside the human nose that produces an antibiotic capable of killing one of the most hard-to-treat pathogens — a pathogen that causes serious, even deadly...
Hepatitis C: What is it, and how is it treated?
Here's a quick guide with answers to some of the more common questions about hepatitis C.
Theiler's disease
Theiler's disease, also known as idiopathic acute hepatitis disease (IAHD), serum-associated hepatitis, serum sickness, and postvaccinal hepatitis, is a viral hepatitis that affects horses. It is one ...
Teen Develops Hepatitis After Drinking Green Tea For Weight Loss
It is the drink of choice for the health-conscious, but doctors have warned of the hidden dangers of green tea after a teenage girl who drank three cups a day for three months contracted acute hepatit...
Norovirus
Norovirus, sometimes known as the winter vomiting bug in the UK, is the most common cause of viral gastroenteritis in humans. It affects people of all ages. The virus is transmitted by fecally contami...
Norovirus - Wikipedia
Adenoviridae
Adenoviruses (members of the family Adenoviridae) are medium-sized (90–100 nm), nonenveloped (without an outer lipid bilayer) viruses with an icosahedral nucleocapsid containing a double stranded DNA ...
Adenoviridae - Wikipedia
CDC links c.difficile superbug to deaths of 29,000 Americans a year
Clostridium difficile infects nearly half a million American's each year and is linked to 29,000 deaths, according to new research carried out by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.