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Flu: 5 tips protects against infection

There are countless germs on smartphones. For this reason, it is recommended to clean the device regularly. © iprogressman / iStockphoto Mo. December 02, 2019 The most effective flu strategies are certainly the annual flu vaccination and thorough hand washing. Experts have more tips to offer, which you can do to avoid becoming infected. display […]

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The owner dies after hugging the dog until infection

Bremen (dpa) – In an exceptional medical case, a man in Bremen after being hugged with his dog has died from an infection. A 63-year-old patient was diagnosed with the bacterium Capnocytophaga canimorsus, which occurs in canine saliva, doctors on duty at the RKK Red Cross Hospital in the Hanseatic City reported. The man came […]

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Dog licks owner over face – man dies of infection

Berlin. The man became infected with the bacterium through canine saliva. Initially, the 63-year-old only felt flu symptoms. Dog licks owner over face – man dies Animal lovers are often in close relationships with their favorite animals. But contact should not be weighed down, as one had to experience firsthand after a "dog kiss". A […]

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CeMM Press Release – Immunity – Master regulator of liver metabolism identified during infection – MEDIZIN ASPECTS

In particular, the researchers focused on the urea cycle, the central metabolic pathway, and found that it disrupted IFN-I during viral infection. This resulted in altered concentrations of metabolites in the blood, which subsequently upregulated antiviral immune defenses and reduced tissue damage in the liver. Their findings have recently been published in the internationally renowned […]

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Deadly infection with canine saliva: Man deceased

Licking a dog can have fatal consequences In Bremen, a man came to the hospital because he contracted a serious infection with canine saliva. Despite intensive care, his health deteriorated and he died of multiple organ failure. Doctors at the Bremen Red Cross have reported in the "European Journal of Internal Medicine Cases" a man […]

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German Aidshilfe on HIV infection number: Building on success, closing the gap

Berlin – Continued decline in new HIV infections, initial success in seeking early diagnosis – but still many preventable infections and AIDS The number of new HIV infections in Germany has dropped again. 2,400 people became infected in 2018, about 100 less than the previous year. That's a 2015 number. This was announced today by […]

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Straßenkämper Against Infection: THM Students in Gießen Work on Prevention – equilibreplus.com

Wednesday 11/13/2019 – 11:00 pm 2 min Germs are everywhere: What can and should be done to prevent infections, THM students explained in the next few days. Repeat offenders: This year, Professor Hamid Hossain is preparing THM students for their work on Infection Prevention Week. Photo: THM GIESSEN – We meet germs everywhere – whether […]

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Statins in the study increase the risk of skin and soft tissue infection

/ Grycaj, stock.adobe.com Perth – A few months after statin treatment began, a cohort study saw an increase in the prescribing of antibiotics commonly used to treat skin and soft tissue infections. "Sequence Symmetry Analysis" in British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology (2019, doi: 10.1111 / bcp.14077) suggests that statins increase the risk of infection. Sequence […]

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How to get rid of an infection caused by antibiotics

Yeast infections are caused by yeast overgrowth in your system, which often happens when you take antibiotics. Some people are more prone to yeast problems when taking this medicine. Yeast can cause symptoms in various areas of the body such as the throat, vagina, rectum and even the tongue and lips. It can cause itching, […]

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Measles infection permanently weakens our immune system and makes the body more vulnerable …

Measles is a highly contagious disease from which the body recovers for a long time. Even if the acute infection is obviously over, it still works. Because the disease permanently weakens the body's defenses and makes us so vulnerable to other bacteria and viruses. This was recently stated by an international team of researchers from […]