By Anthony Rivas | May 19, 2013 04:44 PM EDT
Fever-reducing medications don't affect the amount of time it takes a child to fight an infection, according to a new study. Their use highlights parents' quickness to treat a fever with medication.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 07, 2013 12:17 PM EDT
A large study has shown that childhood virus infections do not instigate type 1 diabetes in children.
By Ansa Varughese | May 03, 2013 11:34 AM EDT
Food Safety and Inspection Services announced today that a Missouri firm has recalled 123 lbs. of frozen meatballs that were distributed to retail stories in St. Louis.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 24, 2013 09:00 PM EST
A 20-year-old student training to be a physical education teacher was left paralyzed after he was stung by a sea urchin while vacationing in Greece.
By Makini Brice | Jan 24, 2013 02:35 PM EST
Scientists are increasingly growing concerned about drug-resistant bacteria.
By Amber Moore | Dec 10, 2012 02:48 PM EST
A surgeon at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center reportedly infected five patients during valve replacement surgeries.
By Amber Moore | Nov 05, 2012 01:58 PM EST
New study says that a pacifier in baby's mouth could harbor deadly bacteria, fungus and mold, that can lead to various diseases.
By Genevra Pittman | Oct 12, 2012 10:01 AM EDT
When there was a shortage of a drug used to prevent IV-related infections in kids, the frequency of those infections increased almost ten-fold at one Michigan hospital.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 11, 2012 03:04 PM EDT
Two more people have died from fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections, which brings the total to 14 deaths since the outbreak began in September, U.S. health officials said on Thursday.
By Amber Moore | Sep 18, 2012 09:51 AM EDT
A boy from Minnesota died due to the NIH superbug infection. The boy was the 19th patient to contract the deadly infection caused by a drug-resistant strain of the bacterium Klebsiella pneumonia.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 30, 2012 06:26 PM EDT
An unlicensed acupuncturist and self-proclaimed "healer" in Switzerland is being accused of intentionally infecting 16 people with the HIV virus in cases going back for more than a decade, authorities announced on Thursday.