Infections

A teenager was forced to stay awake for a week to stop a worm-like parasite which had burrowed into her eye eating her cornea
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Up to 80,000 people could die from an outbreak of a drug-resistant blood infection, a Government report has warned. A total
Creuzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD), known more commonly as 'mad cow disease', caused a major scare in the 1990s. But now it's
Hollywood loves a good pandemic. Whether it's 28 Days Later, Quarantine or I Am Legend, the high-drama plot of a deadly infection is hardly a new concept. But does real life bear comparison to such storylines? Are we being treated to yet another drab sequel?
Zinc plays a vital role in fighting infection by preventing the immune system from spinning out of control, research has
Almost one in 10 women who give birth via caesarean section suffer an infection, statistics show. The Health Protection Agency
Women may joke about 'man flu' but according to new research men really do suffer more when they have a cold. The study found