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Septicemia is a disease caused by the spread of bacteria and their toxins in the bloodstream. Also called blood poisoning and toxemia.
Newly discovered cell type makes survivors of sepsis more vulnerable to infections

Newly discovered cell type makes survivors of sepsis more vulnerable to infections

Chronic cannabis use associated with higher complication rates after spine surgery

Chronic cannabis use associated with higher complication rates after spine surgery

Researchers use Doppler to look inside living cells, track their metabolic activity

Researchers use Doppler to look inside living cells, track their metabolic activity

Research says in SARS-CoV-2 canine infection, transmission unlikely

Research says in SARS-CoV-2 canine infection, transmission unlikely

COVID-19 in farmed Mink in the Netherlands

COVID-19 in farmed Mink in the Netherlands

Air pollution could be associated with more health problems than previously thought

Air pollution could be associated with more health problems than previously thought

New defensive mechanism against bacterial wound infections discovered

New defensive mechanism against bacterial wound infections discovered

Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

Children’s ball pits full of pathogenic microbes

Children’s ball pits full of pathogenic microbes

Ball pits used in children's physical therapy may contribute to germ transmission

Ball pits used in children's physical therapy may contribute to germ transmission

Meningococcal bacteria with antibiotic resistance are at risk of increasing worldwide

Meningococcal bacteria with antibiotic resistance are at risk of increasing worldwide

'Unknown' enzyme may be key to new treatment for inflammatory diseases

'Unknown' enzyme may be key to new treatment for inflammatory diseases

Critical illness and major infection can promote brain changes, accelerate cognitive decline

Critical illness and major infection can promote brain changes, accelerate cognitive decline

Raising Awareness of Sepsis

Raising Awareness of Sepsis

People with acute critical illness have increased risk of kidney complications and death

People with acute critical illness have increased risk of kidney complications and death

Stroke patients appear to receive better care at teaching hospitals with less chance of readmission

Stroke patients appear to receive better care at teaching hospitals with less chance of readmission

Research provides new insights about when booster meningitis vaccines are needed

Research provides new insights about when booster meningitis vaccines are needed

New guideline recommends first-trimester screening of pregnant women for asymptomatic bacteriuria

New guideline recommends first-trimester screening of pregnant women for asymptomatic bacteriuria

Researchers develop new approach to assess effectiveness of Men B vaccine

Researchers develop new approach to assess effectiveness of Men B vaccine

Immune system can produce 'universal antibodies' against various microorganisms

Immune system can produce 'universal antibodies' against various microorganisms