Monthly Archives: January 2018

Monitoring bacteria in the body with ultrasound

Researchers engineered genes that allowed them to detect bacteria in the bodies of mice. The technique could allow tracking of bacteria used in treatments for gut infections and cancer. …read more

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Does infant formula affect development of type 1 diabetes?

Results from a new study suggest no change in current guidelines for formula feeding in infants who are at risk for type 1 diabetes. …read more

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What causes Fournier’s gangrene?

A look at Fournier’s gangrene, a potentially life-threatening form of necrotizing fasciitis. Included is detail on diagnosis and the outlook. …read more

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‘Just breathing’ is enough to spread flu

New research reveals that the flu virus can spread in aerosol droplets that are formed during normal breathing, and not just through coughing and sneezing. …read more

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FluNet Summary

National Influenza Centres (NICs) and other national influenza laboratories from 108 countries, areas or territories reported data to FluNet for the time period from 25 December 2017 to 07 January 2018 a (data as of 2018-01-19 04:11:21 UTC). The WHO GISRS laboratories tested more than 225174 specimens during that time period. 70504 were positive […]

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