They’re a symbol of healing, but a new study finds one of the tools doctors use can be a magnet for bacteria.
Researchers took swabs from 90 devices …
A new study finds that bacteria living in the intestines could be the key to finding an effective treatment for obesity.
Most of the bacteria that remain in drinking water when it gets to the tap can be traced to filters used in the water treatment process, rather than to the aquifers or rivers where it originated, University of Michigan researchers discovered.
Family members said the Farmington Hills woman likely contracted the illness after visiting a local hospital to have a boil lanced.
If you thought the restroom was the epicenter of workplace germs, you don’t want to know about office break rooms and kitchens.
A jury has awarded $755,000 to a Grand Rapids woman who developed flesh-eating bacteria.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new antibiotic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor antibiotic use electronically, make better decisions about how to improve use, and compare themselves to other hospitals.
In these lean times, smart consumers refuse to pay a lot for throwaway items, but will shell out a little more for products that can be used again and again. The same is true of bacteria and other microbes, researchers at the University of Michigan have learned.
Remember the massive Jennie-O Turkey Burger recall from last weekend? Now, the CDC is reporting the outbreak strain of Salmonella Hadar bacteria responsible for the contamination is resistant to many commonly prescribed antibiotics.