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Disease-causing bacteria compete with human hosts for key micronutrient, study shows

Disease-causing bacteria compete with human hosts for key micronutrient, study shows

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

Use of broad-spectrum antibiotics to treat pneumonia does more harm than good

Use of broad-spectrum antibiotics to treat pneumonia does more harm than good

New study uncovers 3D structure of toxin responsible for C. diff infection

New study uncovers 3D structure of toxin responsible for C. diff infection

Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

Stool transplant found safe and effective in children with C. difficile infections

Stool transplant found safe and effective in children with C. difficile infections

Transplanting fecal microbiota may be the best treatment for antibiotic-resistant C. diff infection

Transplanting fecal microbiota may be the best treatment for antibiotic-resistant C. diff infection

United Nations sounds alarm bell on drug-resistant infections

United Nations sounds alarm bell on drug-resistant infections

UVA researchers shed light on why C. difficile infections are so dangerous

UVA researchers shed light on why C. difficile infections are so dangerous

Medicare trims payments to 800 hospitals, citing patient safety incidents

Medicare trims payments to 800 hospitals, citing patient safety incidents

Researchers explore why common antibiotic prescribed for diarrhea is failing

Researchers explore why common antibiotic prescribed for diarrhea is failing

Five facts to know about penicillin allergy

Five facts to know about penicillin allergy

Fecal transplant from certain donors better than others

Fecal transplant from certain donors better than others

Study finds cluster of factors that may help predict C. diff infections

Study finds cluster of factors that may help predict C. diff infections

Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots help reduce infection rates at Martin Medical Center

Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots help reduce infection rates at Martin Medical Center

Hunterdon Medical Center uses LightStrike robot to quickly zap away pathogens

Hunterdon Medical Center uses LightStrike robot to quickly zap away pathogens

SBPH enhances patient safety with Xenex LightStrike room disinfection robot

SBPH enhances patient safety with Xenex LightStrike room disinfection robot

Study explores relation between hospital occupancy levels and infection risk

Study explores relation between hospital occupancy levels and infection risk

Germ-fighting robot gives boost to hospital's infection control program

Germ-fighting robot gives boost to hospital's infection control program

Research may pave way for new C. diff antitoxins and anti-cancer drugs

Research may pave way for new C. diff antitoxins and anti-cancer drugs