A report from MRSA Action UK, shows the importance of preventing spread of MSSA and MRSA in the home and in everyday life, not just in relation to healthcare.
Diabetes is a chronic disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal levels. In people who have diabetes, the pancreas either doesn’t make enough insulin (a hormone that helps glucose get the cells of our bodies), or it doesn’t use insulin as well as it should.
The July issue of Perspectives in Public Health looks at latest research showing that the hygiene hypothesis is a misleading and dangerous misnomer which is both undermining attitudes to hygiene and hindering the search for ways to reverse the dramatic rise in allergies etc.
A new study shows that improved hand hygiene in the workplace, significantly reduced health care claims for hand hygiene preventable infections (eg, cold and influenza).
A new paper reviews studies of the role of gut microbiota in allergic diseases and asthma.