Infectious Disease Information/Misc. Infections News

December 5, 2018

Infections in the Young May Be Tied to Risk for Mental Illness: Study

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could an infection make your child or teen prone to mental health issues? New research from Denmark suggests it’s […]
November 28, 2018

AHA: Infections May Be a Trigger for Heart Attack, Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Diabetes, high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol are well-known risk factors for cardiovascular disease. But what about just […]
October 24, 2018

What Is the Virus That Has Killed 7 Children in New Jersey?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New Jersey health officials on Wednesday confirmed the deaths of seven children following infection with an adenovirus — a […]
June 28, 2018

July Is Peak Time for Illness From Poop in Pools: CDC

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Is it safe to go in the water this summer? Not if microscopic germs like E. coli or cryptosporidium […]
April 18, 2018

'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Paralyzed by Spinal Infection

WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Reality TV star Abby Lee Miller nearly died after she developed a spinal infection that left her paralyzed from […]
March 27, 2018

U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline, But Not Everywhere

TUESDAY, March 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though fewer Americans are now dying from infectious diseases, great disparities persist across the country, a new study finds. […]