8 Essential Facts About Legionnaires’ Disease

8 Essential Facts About Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionnaires’ disease continues to make national headlines as outbreaks have been discovered in New York City (NYC), Quincy, Illinois, and San Quentin, California. Most recently, the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ Disease has been detected in water samples at the Minneapolis Veterans Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. However, despite the media attention surrounding these outbreaks, this […]

Infection With Tuberculosis Transmitted From Cats to Humans

Infection With Tuberculosis Transmitted From Cats to Humans

The health ministry in the UK reported that they have discovered the first cases of transmission of tuberculosis infection from cats to humans. These are the first such cases recorded. The owners of sick cats must be extremely careful. British health ministry has reported alarming news that they have discovered two cases of transmission of […]

Infection of Eye Called Stye Is Treatable

Infection of Eye Called Stye Is Treatable

Infections are caught everyday but one eye infection called a stye is treatable. A stye, called hordeolum, is a bacterial infection that can be picked up by a gland in the corner of the eye or a hair follicle. People increase their likelihood of developing a stye if they have had one before, have Blepharitis, […]