A new study finds too-long prescriptions in 2/3 of pneumonia patients at 43 Michigan hospitals, most written as part of the discharge process, suggesting an opportunity to intervene
Hospitals put a lot of effort into encouraging good hand hygiene among staff. But findings about multidrug-resistant organisms suggest a new frontier for preventing transmission.
Researchers discover that mitochondria play an important role in supporting the immune system’s response against MRSA infection.
Hepatitis C rates have surged in the U.S. as drug use and opioid abuse have risen. A Michigan Medicine hepatologist reflects on the troubling trend.
Infections are only one problem related to urinary catheterization.
The battle for survival makes pneumococcus a formidable foe.