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3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection

Obesity appears to be the biggest threat

10/6/2017
Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs

White coats with shorter sleeves may be more sanitary, study finds

10/4/2017
Germs May Be Valuable Passengers on Mission to Mars

Astronauts surrounded by too few species of microbes could face health risks, study suggests

9/28/2017
Genetic Tweaks in Mosquitoes Might Curb Malaria Transmission

New methods could be used along with older control techniques, such as bed netting

9/28/2017
Vaginal Bacteria Tied to Heightened Chlamydia Risk

Women with greater amounts of a type of Lactobacillus may be more likely to get the STD, research shows

9/26/2017
Don't Let Your Kids Get Sidelined With Sports-Related Infections

Good hygiene can tackle most locker room germs, pediatricians say

9/13/2017
'Microbiomes' May Hold Key to Kids' Ear Infections

Germ communities in the middle ear differ greatly between affected and unaffected people, study shows

9/12/2017
Clues to MS May Lurk in Gut Bacteria

Work with mice suggests microbiome might play a role in development of multiple sclerosis

9/12/2017
Florida Confronts Irma's Aftermath

As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say

9/7/2017
Be Cautious Going Home After Hurricane Harvey

Electrocution and carbon monoxide poisoning are risks in flooded homes, American Thoracic Society says

9/5/2017
Throat Bacteria Linked to Bone and Joint Infection in Kids

Study found one particular germ in 70 percent of children with additional infections

9/4/2017
Antibacterial Scrubs for Nurses No Match for Germs

Study found the clothing as contaminated as traditional scrubs after 12-hour shifts

8/11/2017
Heart Risk Up if Hospitalized for Pneumonia or Sepsis

And, the increased risk lasts for at least 5 years, study finds

8/7/2017
Decline in Kids' Ear Infections Linked to Pneumococcal Vaccine

The shots are effective in killing the main bacterial cause, but other germs are growing, researchers find

7/26/2017
The Couple That Lives Together Shares Skin Bacteria Together

Similarities allowed researchers to pinpoint which folks were partners 86 percent of the time

7/25/2017
Bacteria May Explain Why Uncircumcised Face Higher HIV Risk

Learning to reduce these germs might help prevent transmission of disease, researcher says

7/8/2017
Shield Yourself From 'Swimmer's Ear'

Water left behind after a swim can give you a serious earache -- but not if you know what to do

7/7/2017
Keep Legionnaire's Disease From Spoiling Your Vacation

It's prime season for outbreaks of the infection, which is often linked to hotels, cruise ships

7/7/2017
Recurring Intestinal Infections on the Rise in U.S.: Study

Clostridium difficile is the No. 1 health care-linked infection in America, and some people can't shake it

7/7/2017
The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs

Bacteria, parasites and other nasty surprises may be hiding in the sand

6/30/2017
Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis

Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States

6/20/2017
Group Urges Tougher Limits on Chemical in Shampoos, Cosmetics

Triclosan isn't proven safe or effective, coalition of scientists from 29 countries says

6/16/2017
'Good' Donor Bacteria Can Last Long Term in Stool Transplant Patients

Small study shows helpful gut germs are still there 2 years on

6/15/2017
U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study

1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

6/9/2017
Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes and Zika Transmission

Healthy 'bugs' might alter how the viruses work, researcher says

6/6/2017
Legionnaires' Hiding in Hospital, Nursing Home Plumbing Systems: CDC

Effective water management, sanitation programs can reduce the risk of exposure to this deadly bacteria

5/31/2017
1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Has Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

More infection-prevention education and policies are needed, study findings suggest

5/30/2017
Scientists Tweak Antibiotic to Boost Power Against 'Superbugs'

New form of vancomycin hits bacteria in 3 ways, helping curb the threat of microbial resistance

5/16/2017
Houston, You Have a 'Superbug'

Researchers don't know why strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is affecting this one U.S. city