Study reveals the clever defense of white blood cells

Fungal toxin triggers traps!

Sepsis increases the risk of heart failure and rehospitalization

The risk of developing heart failure after hospital discharge was 51% higher among people who had sepsis.

New device to non-invasively measure cervical nerve activity in humans

The device may help treatment sepsis and PTSD.

Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria found in neonates from low- and middle-income countries

They also found examples of transmission of sepsis-causing resistant bacteria within hospitals...

What makes individuals more susceptible to diverse infections?

Chromosomal changes in white blood cells increase the risk of severe infections.

Breast milk may help protect premature babies from developing sepsis

Late-onset sepsis (LOS) is a profoundly consequential complication of preterm birth and is defined by a positive blood culture got after 72 h age....

Early use of antibiotics in elderly patients associated with reduced sepsis risk

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common bacterial infection in the older patient population, and Escherichia coli is the most common uropathogen in...

New protein switch that could stop the progression of blood-poisoning

Sepsis is a life-threatening illness caused by your body’s response to an infection. It develops when the chemicals the immune system releases into the...

New tool to spot deadly sepsis in people who have heart failure

Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. It occurs when chemicals released into the bloodstream to fight the infection trigger inflammatory responses...

Smart technology to help diagnose sepsis

Canadian doctors don't frequently encounter kids with sepsis, as pediatric sepsis in Canada is rare, not at all like in developing nations. Though recent...

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