The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa rightly has become a world health crisis. But there are other casualties of the outbreak that we don't hear much about.
Researchers have developed a "biospleen"—a device that could filter unknown pathogens from the blood in patients at risk for sepsis.
Despite the prevalence of the procedure, there is no proven best way to prevent surgical site infections related to cesarean sections.
Severe influenza in pregnancy is a hyperinflammatory disease and not a state of immunodeficiency as previously thought.
It is now recommended that all adults, including pregnant women, get a flu shot. So how do you—or don't you—convince your more skeptical patients?
A new scanning device—the RF Assure Delivery System—may make manual counting and vaginal sweeps for avoiding retained sponges or gauze a thing of the past.
A pseudo-tampon that delivers an antiretroviral drug is now being studied as a form of pre-exposure prophylaxis for women at high risk for HIV infection.
The FDA has approved bevacizumab (Avastin) for treating persistent, recurrent, or metastatic cervical cancer after studies show gains in overall survival.
Texts, emails, and voicemails may prove effective in getting surgical patients to follow preadmission instructions aimed at reducing surgical site infections.
The optimal time to get the HPV vaccine is before a first sexual encounter. But getting the vaccine after still offers significant protection against cervical dysplasia.