News tagged with infection

Can HIV be transmitted via manicure instruments?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists numerous potential alternative sources of HIV transmission in addition to the known classical modes for acquiring the AIDS virus. Although manicure ...

Nov 10, 2014
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App to promote better hand sanitation could save lives

Hospitals and infections are a deadly combination. A small group on campus has created a computer-based application to reduce the spread of infection in clinical settings and potentially save lives. The technology ...

Nov 10, 2014
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Preventing needless dental emergencies

The number of patients hospitalized for dental infections that could have been prevented with regular care or in-office root canals rose nearly 42 percent from 2000 to 2008, according to a first-of-its-kind ...

Nov 10, 2014
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