Scientists and schoolkids find family soups have antimalarial properties
London schoolchildren have found that some of their families’ soup recipes have antimalarial properties, with the help of Imperial scientists.
New single vaccination approach to killer diseases
Scientists from the University of Adelaide’s Research Centre for Infectious Diseases have developed a single vaccination approach to simultaneously combat influenza and pneumococcal infections, the world’s most deadly respiratory diseases.
The pressure to prescribe: Antibiotic stewardship in the outpatient setting
Outpatient healthcare providers inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to 40 percent of patients in a major Veterans Affairs healthcare system, a higher figure than in previous studies examining outpatient antibiotic use, according to a new study appearing in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal…
Anti-vaccination activists using new scientific breakthroughs on beneficial microbes to fight their cause
Anti-vaccination activists are capitalising on radical new scientific insights into the beneficial effects of microbes in the human body, according to new research from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Hospital privacy curtains may harbor dangerous germs
Without timely intervention, privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to new research published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology…