Misc. Infections News

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Ob/Gyns Warn Against 'Vaginal Seeding' Trend for Newborns

Transferring microbes from the mom to her infant born via C-section comes with infection risk

10/23/2017
Kids, Don't Touch the Toys at the Doctor's Office

Pediatricians' group updates infection-prevention guidelines for medical offices

10/20/2017
Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group, study finds

10/19/2017
Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon?

H7N9 is still confined to China, but new research suggests potential for wider transmission

10/19/2017
Health Tip: Don't Spread Infectious Disease

Minimize the risk during organized sports

10/13/2017
Health Tip: Recognizing Sepsis

The body's severe reaction to infection

10/11/2017
3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection

Obesity appears to be the biggest threat

10/9/2017
Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk

Many patients wrongly report a drug allergy, leading doctors to use inferior meds, study finds

10/8/2017
Flu Shot Key for People With Diabetes

Infection makes it harder to manage diabetes, increases risk of complications, health experts say

10/6/2017
Hundreds Hospitalized in San Diego as Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads

Drug users, the homeless most affected; county has launched vaccination effort

10/6/2017
FDA Approves Test to Screen Donated Blood for Zika

Though the virus is mainly spread by mosquitoes, it can be transmitted through blood transfusions

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

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

10/5/2017
Helping Preemies Avoid Unnecessary Antibiotics

3 factors predicted when infant was at low risk of serious infection called sepsis

10/5/2017
Scientists Learn How Flu Virus Changes So Quickly

Interrupting that process could lead to better ways to treat or prevent flu

10/4/2017
Coming Soon: A Faster Test for Antibiotics Against UTIs?

In the future, identifying which drug works best might take minutes rather than days, research suggests