Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will humans lose the battle with microbes?

Consider an all-too-common scenario: You're burning up from a high fever after a routine surgical procedure, and an infection specialist is called to help treat your problem. You assume that a short course of antibiotics ...


Minnesota food company recalls eggs in 34 states

(AP) -- A Minnesota food company said Friday it is recalling more than a million hard-cooked eggs distributed to 34 states after testing revealed some may be contaminated with listeria.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bees help to beat MRSA bugs

Bees could have a key role to play in urgently-needed new treatments to fight the virulent MRSA bug, according to research led at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First swine flu death in Canada, as US cases double

The Americas were back in the spotlight over swine flu fears Friday as Canada announced its first death, the number of US infections almost doubled, and more cases were found in Latin America.

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