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Sepsis Survivors Need Better Rehabilitation Care After Hospital Discharge
Rates of re-hospitalization and long-term health effects remain high among sepsis survivors, which is why researchers are outlining ways to help sepsis patients after hospital discharge.
Oscillococcinum: Can It Really Cure Flu Symptoms?
A pharmacist cuts through the noise surrounding Oscillococcinum and its alleged role in flu management.
Flu Claims More Lives As the Virus Continues to Hit the US
Most of the United States is now seeing widespread flu activity, as health officials urge flu sufferers to receive antiviral treatment as soon as possible.
Ceftazidime-avibactam An Option for Hospital-acquired Pneumonia
A recent study suggests that the new antibiotic combination ceftazidime-avibactam may be a useful alternative for treating hospital-acquired pneumonia.
Did Infections Caused by World War I Contribute to Causing World War II?
How many of those who recovered from WWI-associated infections had residual neurological impairments that increased their risk for violence?
Vitamin C Aids Effectiveness of Drugs to Treat Tuberculosis
Investigators from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York have found that when used in conjunction with anti-tuberculosis drugs, vitamin C helped eradicate Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Widespread Flu Activity Has Tripled in Two Weeks
With 13 more states reporting widespread flu activity in week 51, flu season continued to ramp up in the final weeks of 2017.
<i>Contagion</i>®'s Top 10 Infectious Disease Articles of 2017
Check out the top 10 infectious disease articles of 2017.
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