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Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, health, cephalosporins, infections, immune system, resistence )

- 1724 days ago -
First discovered more than 60 years ago, cephalosporins have become a vital class of antibiotics for treating people suffering from bacterial meningitis; infections associated with cancer; and infections of the bone, urinary tract and upper respiratory
Calif. Whooping Cough: 9 Dead, Infections on Rise
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, whooping cough, infections, health, life )

- 2201 days ago -
State health officials reported Thursday that California is on track to break a 55-year record for whooping cough infections in an epidemic that has already claimed the lives of nine infants.
Sharp Rise In Sexually Transmitted Infections
Health & Wellness  (tags: STD, Infections, health, sex, treatment, risk )

- 2226 days ago -
Almost 500,000 people a year are contracting sexually transmitted infections - with young women being particularly vulnerable, according to new figures.
Could HIV Be a Matter of Biology?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, research, prevention, susceptible, biological, CD4 cells, HIV / AIDS, infections, east africa, sexual behaviour, risk, gender )

- 2239 days ago -
Africa's HIV epidemic may not be driven by behaviour alone according to a new study suggesting that Kenyan women are more biologically susceptible to the virus.
Drug-Resistant Infections Lurk in Meat We Eat
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, safety, risks, health, drugs, infections, animals, humans, antibiotics, food, germs, meat )

- 2465 days ago -
Animals routinely fed antibiotics harbor virulent germs that jump to people
Pomegranate Lotion Offers New Hope in War on Superbugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pomegranate, superbugs, MRSA, ointment, drug resistant, infections, fruits rind )

- 2466 days ago -
The secret to beating the superbug MRSA could be found in the pomegranate.Scientists have created an ointment that tackles drug-resistant infections by harnessing chemicals that are contained in the fruit's rind.
HPV Infection Linked to Survival in Some Head and Neck Cancers
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, HPV, infections, disease, cancer, chemotherapy, radiation, research, prevention, protection, treatment )

- 2615 days ago -
In what some doctors are calling the most important development in head and neck cancer in decades, researchers have discovered that head and neck cancers caused by the human papillomavirus, otherwise known as HPV, are more survivable than other forms of-
Teddy Bears Banned From Hospitals
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, hospitals, children, disease, infections, germs, teddy bears, toys, banned )

- 3046 days ago -
THE humble teddy bear and soft toys will be restricted in Melbourne hospitals because of fears they could harbour dangerous germs. The Royal Children's Hospital has banned donations of second-hand soft toys and restricts children from sharing toys they
More Poor Americans Infected With Worms Than Thought
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, children, poor people, suffer, parasites, infections, reports, roundworms, tapeworms, threadworms, USA, health, humans, illness, nutrition, society, study )

- 3197 days ago -
Roundworms & tapeworms R more common than believed & often under-reported because the tropical parasites infect poor children living in inner cities & rural America. Large numbers of the poorest living in US suffer from same parasitic infections as those
Aerosol Launches Immune Response In Lungs To Wipe Out Lethal Infections
Health & Wellness  (tags: infections, humans, health, disease, prevention, illness, research, study )

- 3213 days ago -
ScienceDaily (Dec. 10, 2007) -- A purified extract prepared from a common microbe and delivered to the lungs of laboratory mice in a spray set off a healthy immune response and provided powerful protection against all four major classes of pathogens
Antibiotics May Not Help Cure Some Infections
Health & Wellness  (tags: infections, sinuses, drugs, anti biotics, medicine, humans, health, study, research )

- 3214 days ago -
The widespread use of standard antibiotics to treat sinus infections does not help cure patients, says Southampton researchers. In fact they may even harm them by increasing their resistance to the drugs, according to a study from the University of
Deadly Bacteria Found to Be More Common
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, death, infections, health, wellness, humans, USA )

- 3268 days ago -
Nearly 19,000 people died in the United States in 2005 after being infected with virulent drug-resistant bacteria that have spread rampantly through hospitals and nursing homes, according to the most thorough study of the disease's prevalence ever conduct
Schools Closed After Teen's Staph-Related Death
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, health, prevention, risks, infections )

- 3268 days ago -
BEDFORD, Virginia (AP) -- A high school student who was hospitalized for more than a week with an antibiotic-resistant staph infection has died, and officials shut down 21 schools for cleaning to keep the illness from spreading.
Grade School Linked to E. Coli Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, illness, E. Coli Outbreak, infections, contamination, toxins )

- 3282 days ago -
The number of people infected with E. coli in Floyd County has jumped to 10, including seven schoolchildren who suffered kidney failure and required dialysis machines, health officials said Tuesday. All the people infected are linked to Galena Elementary

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