Long durations of antibiotic use in middle- and late-adulthood have been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular events in new research studying over 36,000 women.
Browsing: Risk Factor
Men and women have different risks of developing surgical site infections depending on the type of operation they undergo, according to new research being presented at ECCMID.
ECCMID19: Does staying in a hotel increase the risk of colonization with ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae?
Staying in a hotel or private accommodation has been associated with carrying ESBL-producing bacteria in travelers to low- and middle-income countries, according to research presented at ECCMID.
A recent study has demonstrated a significant decrease in cases of human papilloma virus infection in England since the introduction of a bivalent vaccine in 2008.
A high-fiber diet can boost the immune response and increase survival in mice infected with influenza virus, according to new research.
N-TB – first-of-kind app launched for nutritional assessment and counselling of tuberculosis patients
World TB Day has seen the launch of the N-TB app, a first-of-kind tool to help healthcare providers in the nutritional assessment and counselling of adult patients with tuberculosis.
New data analysis has suggested people born at the time of a flu pandemic are at higher risk of contracting infection during a later outbreak.
On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2017, the ISNTD is launching the disease report: “Female Genital Schistosomiasis: the most neglected gynaecological disease”, highlighting the linkages with HIV and calling for accelerating advocacy, policy and intervention collaboration.
Researchers have reported that statins could have an antimicrobial effect against Staphylococcus aureus – indicating that statin users may have a decreased risk of S. aureus bloodstream infections outside of hospitals.
Evidence has emerged suggesting a link between certain hormonal contraceptives and HIV acquisition risk. This article reviews the epidemiologic studies and potential biologic mechanisms evaluating the association between hormonal contraceptive methods and HIV risk.