Reducing antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections is not linked to an increase in the most serious bacterial complications, such as bacterial meningitis. This has
How effective is surgery as adjunctive therapy for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)? This was the subject of a recently published study (PubMed, Jan 2016). About
In the recently published study “Alternatives to antibiotics – a pipeline portfolio review” (The Lancet, 12 January 2016) the scientists demonstrate the ten most promising
A recently published report from Eurosurveillance (Nov. 12) about carbapenemase producing enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in Europe states: Cases of this germs are showing a sharp rise.
HAIs have a huge economic burden. In a report from the WHO and also according to a report from the ECDC, these infections account for
The head of the regional health insurance company “Wiener Gebietskrankenkasse” (WGKK), Ingrid Reischl, recently requested more primary health care centres (currently exists only one), which
Nosocomial infections prolong hospitalization and require more diagnostic and treatment expenses. The systematic implementation of proven prevention measures should get more attention, so the tenor
Research projects to prevent and cure the Ebola virus run at full speed. Among the most promising vaccines is a live vaccine, based on the