A study has evaluated de-identified data from wearable devices, discovering that this could improve real-time prediction of flu-like illnesses when compared with current surveillance methods.
New research suggests that sepsis may be associated with one in five deaths, double the previous estimate, but overall trends suggest incidence and mortality may be decreasing.
Scientists have synthetically engineered mosquitoes to prevent transmission of dengue virus to humans. This potentially could lead to genetic approaches to controlling the spread of dengue virus among populations.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology editorial, entitled ‘The hospital environment and its microbial burden: Challenges and solutions’ as we ask author Ioana Chirca about controlling microbial burdens in the healthcare environment and promising solutions for the future.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology editorial, entitled ‘Vaccinations during pregnancy: a call to sting into action’, as we ask the authors about vaccines currently administered during pregnancy, vaccine confidence in pregnant women and the future of this field.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology review, entitled ‘Anti-Candida activity of existing antibiotics and their derivatives when used alone or in combination with antifungals’ as we ask the authors about Candida infections, the potential repurposing of antibiotics and the future of this field.