Tag Archives: infections

Electric field-based dressing helps heal wound infections

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have found a way to charge up the fight against bacterial infections using electricity. Work conducted in the laboratories of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering, Chandan Sen, PhD and Sashwati Roy, PhD has led to the development of a dressing that uses an electric field… Read More »

Staph Infections Drop, but Levels Still Worry U.S. Health Officials

Print this page TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 — Dangerous staph infections are declining in America, but they still pose a significant public health threat, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. “Today, we are talking about an infection that’s all too common, one of the leading causes of deadly… Read More »

Medical News Today: UV light could reduce hospital-acquired infections

A new study shows that ultraviolet disinfection technology eliminates up to 97.7 percent of pathogens in the operating room. Using this light wavelength might help defeat superbugs. Could light help lower the risk of dangerous infections in hospitals? The study, published in the American Journal of Infection Control, examined the effects of a type of… Read More »