Tagged With Infections

After a toddler's limbs fell off in his mum's arms, she's warning other parents about the risks of sepsis, a type of organ failure that can be deadly


Some urinary tract infections are becoming antibiotic-resistant, making them potentially deadly even for healthy people


A man had chicken pox so severe he developed gangrene and then his body went into organ failure



An artist found an inch-long parasitic worm in his eye — and created a haunting image


A foodborne illness has sickened at least 395 people who ate at McDonald's, and forced recalls from Trader Joe's and Walgreens — here's what to know about cyclosporiasis


A parasite found in cat poop has been linked to a higher likelihood of entrepreneurial behaviour in people who get infected



Former Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne has died after complications following surgery — here are some of the biggest risks people face after an operation


A New Jersey man infected with flesh-eating bacteria looks like he'll lose his battle with the infection — here's what to know about the condition


A drug-resistant E. coli contributed to Hugh Hefner's death -- and it's part of a terrifying global epidemic


A woman in Texas has died after 'flesh-eating bacteria' in Harvey's floodwaters seeped into a wound


Drinking cranberry juice probably won't help this nasty, common infection


Scientists just made a discovery that could change how we treat diseases that affect 20 million people



1 in 3 prescriptions for a common drug are completely unnecessary


Here's the absolute best way to wash your hands, according to science


Something bizarre is happening to Ebola survivors that doctors are struggling to explain


30 terrible diseases Christopher Columbus brought to the New World