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Study: Many patients change their behaviors after suffering repeated bouts of C. diff infections

Study: Many patients change their behaviors after suffering repeated bouts of C. diff infections

Germ-killing robots use UV radiation to safeguard patients from health care-associated infections

Germ-killing robots use UV radiation to safeguard patients from health care-associated infections

Antibiotics prescribed by dentists may contribute to serious C. diff infections

Antibiotics prescribed by dentists may contribute to serious C. diff infections

Scientists unravel mechanism that links gut bacteria to hypertension

Scientists unravel mechanism that links gut bacteria to hypertension

Study identifies inadvertent consequences of sepsis care programs

Study identifies inadvertent consequences of sepsis care programs

WHO report shows serious lack of new antibiotics to combat drug-resistant infections

WHO report shows serious lack of new antibiotics to combat drug-resistant infections

New antibiotic development slowing - warns World Health Organization

New antibiotic development slowing - warns World Health Organization

Cortisol mediates communication between gut bacteria and brain metabolites, study suggests

Cortisol mediates communication between gut bacteria and brain metabolites, study suggests

New water safety program streamlines processes to help healthcare providers reduce Legionella risk

New water safety program streamlines processes to help healthcare providers reduce Legionella risk

Proton pump inhibitor use not linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease

Proton pump inhibitor use not linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease

Robot emits UV light to destroy infection-causing bugs in hard-to-clean places

Robot emits UV light to destroy infection-causing bugs in hard-to-clean places

New study shows how gut microbes can prevent severe flu infections in mice

New study shows how gut microbes can prevent severe flu infections in mice

Ultra-sensitive C. difficile toxin assay may be critical tool for improving diagnosis of infectious disease

Ultra-sensitive C. difficile toxin assay may be critical tool for improving diagnosis of infectious disease

Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters

Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters

Scientists reveal key role of excess gut calcium in C. diff infections

Scientists reveal key role of excess gut calcium in C. diff infections

Children's and dogs' sandboxes can be source of C. difficile pathogens

Children's and dogs' sandboxes can be source of C. difficile pathogens

Study finds increasing incidence of multiple recurring C. difficile infections

Study finds increasing incidence of multiple recurring C. difficile infections

Common, inexpensive antimicrobials can help patients heal from MRSA skin abscesses

Common, inexpensive antimicrobials can help patients heal from MRSA skin abscesses

Nearly 20% of patients treated with antibiotics experience adverse side effects, study finds

Nearly 20% of patients treated with antibiotics experience adverse side effects, study finds

UAB researchers demonstrate persistence of donor microbes in recipients after fecal transplant

UAB researchers demonstrate persistence of donor microbes in recipients after fecal transplant