More stories about "Infection"

8 Vaginal Odors You Have to Know And What They Mean

Your vagina is telling you something, but you don't always have to be alarmed.

Disease-Causing Bacteria May Live for Long Periods on Regularly Used Objects

Maintaining a clean environment may help lower your risk of contracting diseases from objects contaminated by bacteria.

Garlic May Protect Infants from Deadly Bacteria

Compounds found in this bulb may protect infants from infection.

Poor Lens Hygiene May Lead to Eye Infections, Says Study

Lens-wearing individuals tend to forget about eye care when they're out in the sun, and such carelessness may cause serious injury.

Using Antibacterial Soaps and Ointment May Lower MRSA Risk

Always keeping clean with germ killing soaps and gels may help reduce the chances of infection.

Study Links Cold Sores Caused By Infections to Memory Loss

Keeping your immune system in good shape may help maintain your cognitive skills as you grow older.

You Might Catch the Flu from Someone before They Appear Sick, Study Suggests

Here's another reason to maintain good hygiene and work on prevention so you don't end up having to find a cure.

Replace "5-Second Rule" with "When in Doubt, Throw It Out," Says Infection Prevention Expert

Once food or any item is dropped, it's immediately contaminated--but the level of contamination varies based on the surface and length of exposure.

New Study: Research Shows Happiness and Sadness Are Infectious + 10 Small Ways to Spread Joy

Recent studies show that emotions are highly infectious. Here are simple things you can do to bring positive vibes to those around you.