Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study suggests hyaluronic acid filler remnants safe to reuse

(HealthDay)—Remnants of hyaluronic acid fillers that have been opened and stored can be reused safely, with no signs of aerobic or anaerobic bacterial or fungal growth in non-aseptic conditions, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bacteria blamed in indigenous Mexican baby deaths

Bacteria—and not a contaminated vaccine as initially suspected—were to blame for the recent deaths of two Mexican babies and for sickening 29 others, according to an official investigation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ugandan official: Typhoid sickens hundreds in capital

An outbreak of typhoid fever has infected hundreds of people in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, and looks likely to spread as the rainy season gets under way, a senior health official said on Wednesday.

Surgery

Link found between textured breast implants and rare cancer

New research has revealed that infection by bacteria on the surface of textured breast implants may increase women's risk of developing a rare type of cancer – newly designated as breast implant associated anaplastic large ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New methods of detecting Salmonella in pork meat processing

Infections caused by foodborne microorganisms are an increasing public health burden. In a PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, new methods of characterising and dectecting foodborne ...

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