HIV & AIDS

Microbiome research refines HIV risk for women

Drawing from data collected for years by AIDS researchers in six African nations, scientists have pinpointed seven bacterial species whose presence in high concentrations may significantly increase the risk of HIV infection ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fecal microbial transplant by oral capsule noninferior for CDI

(HealthDay)—For patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (RCDI), fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) with oral capsules is noninferior to FMT by colonoscopy, according to a study published in the Nov. 28 ...

Health

Yuck factor may boost hand hygiene compliance

The yuck factor may be an effective tool for boosting hand hygiene compliance among health care workers, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

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