Sepsis

Sepsis is a life-threatening illness. Your body's response to a bacterial infection usually causes it. Your immune system goes into overdrive, overwhelming normal processes in your blood. The result is that small blood clots form, blocking blood flow to vital organs. This can lead to organ failure. Babies, old people and those with weakened immune systems are most likely to get sepsis. But even healthy people can become deathly ill from it.

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International medical experts aim to use biomarker-based approaches to advance precision medicine

International medical experts aim to use biomarker-based approaches to advance precision medicine

Researchers describe case report of male monkeypox patient

Researchers describe case report of male monkeypox patient

Early-life acquisition of antibiotic resistance in neonates from developing countries

Early-life acquisition of antibiotic resistance in neonates from developing countries

Plasma myosin light chain 9 levels may be better predictor of COVID-19 severity than blood biomarkers

Plasma myosin light chain 9 levels may be better predictor of COVID-19 severity than blood biomarkers

Because of Texas abortion law, her wanted pregnancy became a medical nightmare

Because of Texas abortion law, her wanted pregnancy became a medical nightmare

New trial offers double the traditional course of antibiotics for patients with life threatening infections

New trial offers double the traditional course of antibiotics for patients with life threatening infections

What is the immunopathogenesis of pediatric COVID-19?

What is the immunopathogenesis of pediatric COVID-19?

Winners of NIH Technology Accelerator Challenge for Maternal Health announced

Winners of NIH Technology Accelerator Challenge for Maternal Health announced

Scientists uncover and sequence ancient herpes virus genomes that commonly cause lip sores

Scientists uncover and sequence ancient herpes virus genomes that commonly cause lip sores

Study reveals link between feeding of raw meat to pet dogs and presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Study reveals link between feeding of raw meat to pet dogs and presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Is monkeypox a global public-health emergency?

Is monkeypox a global public-health emergency?

Tissue nanotransfection technology can serve as a non-viral, topical, gene-editing delivery device, research shows

Tissue nanotransfection technology can serve as a non-viral, topical, gene-editing delivery device, research shows

Minimally invasive skin biopsy can help assess tissue damage related to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Minimally invasive skin biopsy can help assess tissue damage related to SARS-CoV-2 infection

ED clinical leaders motivated to provide high-quality pediatric sepsis care

ED clinical leaders motivated to provide high-quality pediatric sepsis care

Fortified breastmilk does not influence IQ in preterm infants

Fortified breastmilk does not influence IQ in preterm infants

Increased risk of maternal morbidity is associated with maternal age, obesity, and previous C-section

Increased risk of maternal morbidity is associated with maternal age, obesity, and previous C-section

Hospital-acquired pneumonia is killing patients. Yet there is a simple way to stop it.

Hospital-acquired pneumonia is killing patients. Yet there is a simple way to stop it.

Feds want a policy that advocates say would let hospitals off the hook for covid-era lapses

Feds want a policy that advocates say would let hospitals off the hook for covid-era lapses

Elevated cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of neuroinflammation in NeuroCOVID patients

Elevated cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of neuroinflammation in NeuroCOVID patients

Better, safer treatment option than saline solution may be available for hospital patients

Better, safer treatment option than saline solution may be available for hospital patients