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UA researcher focuses on preventing health-care-associated infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
On any given day in the United States, about 1 in 31 hospital patients has at least one health-care-associated infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
Medical News Today: Lung injury outbreak: CDC warn against certain vaping products  MNT · 1 week
As the number of vaping-related lung injury cases in the U.S. reaches almost 1,300, the CDC warn of the dangers of some e-cigarettes and... more
Caution urged in reducing opioids for pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
After years and decades in which healthcare providers were freely prescribing opiates for all sorts of painful conditions, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published guidelines to help bring down opioid... more
Medical News Today: Most common 3 STDs on the rise, according to CDC report  MNT · 1 week
A new CDC report outlines recent increases in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in the US. The report asks why,... more
A Lego-like approach to enhance nature's own ability to attack bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers antibiotic resistance one of the most urgent public health threats, one that affects communities worldwide. The ramifications of... more
Study pinpoints a gene that allows chlamydia to pick up DNA from host environment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chlamydia trachomatis is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted bacterial disease... more
Researchers discover how chlamydia takes up new DNA from host  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chlamydia trachomatis is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted bacterial disease in the U.S., totaling 1.7 million cases in... more
A Lego-like approach to improve nature's own ability to kill dangerous bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers antibiotic resistance one of the most urgent public health threats, one that affects communities worldwide. The... more
New STD data exposes dangerous gaps in public health infrastructure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The continued steep increase in incidence of sexually transmitted diseases reported in the 2018 data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday, is a... more
UMD-PRC receives new CDC fund to improve mental health for LGBTQ+ people  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The University of Maryland Prevention Research Center is working to improve mental health and health care for LGBTQ+ people with new funding from the... more
CDC advises vaccination for pregnant women against flu and whooping cough  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) has recommended that all pregnant women should be vaccinated against influenza and whooping cough to provide protection to... more
30 percent of the world’s children not protected against rubella  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study carried out by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that a historic milestone has been crossed –... more
Twin birth rate falls in the US due to improvements in reproductive technology  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
According to a new report by the CDC, twin birth rates in the US have dropped by 4% since 2014, potentially due... more
UMSOM researchers test new CDC recommendations to control nursing home infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than two million people are infected with antibiotic-resistant organisms, resulting in approximately 23,000 deaths annually. more
UCI awarded $1 million to participate in multi-site health study of contaminated drinking water  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The University of California, Irvine was awarded $1 million by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency... more
Deer can pass tuberculosis to humans, CDC warns  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Tuberculosis or TB is a highly contagious infection that usually affects the lungs, but it can spread to other parts of the body, such as the spine and brain. Commonly caused by... more
CDC to fund sickle cell disease surveillance  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a funding of $1.2 million to different states in order to collect data and information from people suffering from sickle cell disease. The program... more
Major study to evaluate health effects of contaminated drinking water  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus received notification of a $1 million, first-year grant from the Centers for... more
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