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Patient empowerment may be effective strategy to improve physicians’ hand hygiene adherence

Patient empowerment may be effective strategy to improve physicians’ hand hygiene adherence

Multi-drug resistant fungi found in UK hospitals - alarms health officials

Multi-drug resistant fungi found in UK hospitals - alarms health officials

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Researcher receives NIH grant to study genetic mutation that prevents tooth formation

Researcher receives NIH grant to study genetic mutation that prevents tooth formation

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

Tackling food allergies: is immunotherapy the answer?

Tackling food allergies: is immunotherapy the answer?

TUM scientists provide new insights into development of T cells

TUM scientists provide new insights into development of T cells

HIV testing at GP surgery is cost-effective and will save lives, study suggests

HIV testing at GP surgery is cost-effective and will save lives, study suggests

Education program improves health literacy of homeless women

Education program improves health literacy of homeless women

Atopic dermatitis can affect adults more profoundly than younger patients

Atopic dermatitis can affect adults more profoundly than younger patients

New mathematical model could serve as guide to halt spread of mosquito-borne viruses

New mathematical model could serve as guide to halt spread of mosquito-borne viruses

Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters

Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters

Large-scale genetic study of E. coli illustrates complexity of drug resistant 'superbugs'

Large-scale genetic study of E. coli illustrates complexity of drug resistant 'superbugs'

New reusable, quick-drying sanitary pad could change life for women in developing countries

New reusable, quick-drying sanitary pad could change life for women in developing countries

Injury, dust exposure among 9/11 survivors linked to risk of later heart and respiratory diseases

Injury, dust exposure among 9/11 survivors linked to risk of later heart and respiratory diseases

BASF unveils breakthrough insecticide for malaria control

BASF unveils breakthrough insecticide for malaria control

IVCC announces major step forward in battle against mosquito insecticide resistance

IVCC announces major step forward in battle against mosquito insecticide resistance

Prince Harry, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine organize roundtable to address needs of youth with HIV/AIDS

Prince Harry, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine organize roundtable to address needs of youth with HIV/AIDS

Diabetes-induced changes in oral microbiome promote periodontal bone loss

Diabetes-induced changes in oral microbiome promote periodontal bone loss

Removing flowers from invasive shrub could reduce malaria transmission

Removing flowers from invasive shrub could reduce malaria transmission