The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is considering introducing a corporate target to reduce the number of campylobacter infections by 100,000 within a year.
The original idea was that decreased infections in childhood due to hygiene led to a weak immune system, prone to allergies - but. If the problem is that we are too clean, then, hypothetically, the issue can be easily resolvedby getting dirty, right? Wrong.
An "intelligent" toilet that opens when you approach it and self-cleans with every flush is on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
A new study published in Lancet Infectious Diseases adds to the evidence that controlling and reducing antibiotic prescribing, and infection control measures have positive and complementary roles in the controlling spread of MRSA.