Infectious Diseases : Health & Medical
Sambucus nigra, or elder, is a shrub that produces an abundance of dark berries that are processed to create a syrup-like substance known as "elderberry extract." There are numerous claims about the medicinal benefits of this extract and other derivatives of the elderberry. According to the National
Regular checkups can help prevent ear problems.an ear to be visited image by TEMISTOCLE LUCARELLI from Fotolia.comEar fungus can appear on the inside of an ear or the external ear canal and lobes. This organism comes in many forms such as aspergillus niger, candida albicans and...
One of the more common causes of sore throat is a bacterial infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. Routinely known as strep throat it usually occurs in children and teens; however, adults can be infected as well. The symptoms of strep throat can be challenging to differentiate from other causes
The past decade has shown a marked increase in reports of Malaria, prompting a comprehensive review of established surveillance procedures.
To date, studies investigating cases of laboratory cross-contamination have described only the resources to care for patients who received false diagnoses of tuberculosis (TB) to our knowledge, the costs attributable to cross-contamination have not been reported.
Does isoniazid prophylaxis reduce the risk of developing tuberculosis in children?
Dr. William Jarvis reveals how long CMV in saliva can survive and pose a transmission risk to pregnant women, and provides clinical advice to share with patients.
Staph infections are bacterial invasion by the organism Staphylococcus aureus. The bacteria are normally on your skin, but poor hygiene and skin damage allow the invasion of the bacteria into the bloodstream. The infection leads to several clinical diseases treated through antibiotics and supportive
Dangerous staph infections caused by a bacteria known as Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus begins as red bumps on the skin. The antibiotic-resistant disease can blossom into boils or burrow deep into internal organs. Advancements in submicroscopic engineering, known as nanotechnology, prev