Tag Archives: infections

Will The ER Give You An Infection?


Most people visit the ER to get well from being quite sick. Either they have become ill or hurt suddenly and head right to the ER or if they have called their doctor and were told to go to the Emergency Room. … Continue reading

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5 States Have Now Confirmed 12 Cases of Swine Flu


The CDC has received confirmation of 12 cases of swine flu from 5 states. West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maine, Iowa, and Indiana. 11 of the cases were from children.  Half of them had no exposure to swine and all have recovered. The H3N2 … Continue reading

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Hepatitis B Vaccine Now Recommended for Diabetic Patients


Diabetic patients are now recommended to get their Hepatitis B vaccine as soon as they are diagnosed with diabetes according to the CDC in those aged 19-59. They left it up to the doctors and clinicians to decide if after age 59 is needed … Continue reading

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Enterobacter Sakazakii Infection Prompts Recall of Enfamil


A baby boy has died from a rare infection called Enterobacter Sakazakii – a rare bacterial infection of the bloodstream and central nervous systems in infants. The bacterium can be detected in the gut of healthy humans and in the gut … Continue reading

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Will Frogs Save Us From Antibiotic-Resistance Bacteria?


Chinese researchers have found that frogs have the ability to protect themselves from infection as they thrive in warm, wet environments – which are also breeding grounds for bacteria. Recently, research published in the Journal of Proteome Research shows that some kinds of a particularly … Continue reading

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New Research Shows Probiotics Can Reduce Infections


New research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Critical Care shows that including probiotics with nutrients, supplied via the patient’s feeding tube, increased interferon levels. Probiotics reduced the number of infections, and even reduced the amount of time patients spent in … Continue reading

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New Disease Fighting Cell Found to Help Fight Infections


Researchers in Australia found a new type of cell that increases the body’s own self defense mechanism to fight infections and other deadly diseases. It was published in the journals Nature Immunology and Immunity. The cell was named as natural killer T follicular helper … Continue reading

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