Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Burden of antibiotic resistance in Europe

Hospital associated infections (HAI) are often in the headlines, but what is the burden of mortality, morbidity and costs due to HAIs? In this week's PLoS Medicine, Marlieke de Kraker, Peter Davey and Hajo Grundmann, on behalf ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ulcerative colitis, not crohn's, deaths down from 1982

(HealthDay)—Over the past 30 years in Denmark, mortality from ulcerative colitis (UC) has decreased, but mortality from Crohn's disease (CD) has remained persistently higher than the general population, according to research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide rates in Canada increasing in girls aged 10-19

Suicide rates in Canada are increasing for girls but decreasing for boys, with suffocation now the most common method for both sexes, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Diabetes

Diabetes tied to higher rates of serious infection

(HealthDay)—Patients with diabetes, particularly type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), are at increased risk of serious infection, according to a study published online Jan. 12 in Diabetes Care.

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