Medical research

New testing system predicts septic shock outcomes

More than 1.7 million Americans develop sepsis each year, and more than 270,000 die from it. The condition—which happens when the body has an extreme response to a bacterial or viral infection, causing a chain reaction ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hygiene reduces the need for antibiotics by up to 30%

According to a new Position Paper published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) online, improved everyday hygiene practices, such as hand-washing, reduces the risk of common infections by up to 50%, reducing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A portable, reusable test for COVID-19

"Testing, testing, testing." It's a mantra that health officials have been constantly promoting because screening people for COVID-19 is the best way to contain its spread. In the U.S., however, that crucial necessity has ...

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