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2009-06-16 09:30:00

US researchers recently reported surprising information suggesting that sinus infections might be responsible for more than 20% of all cases of toxic shock syndrome in children.

2009-05-25 07:43:54

It appears that some superbugs have evolved to develop the ability to manipulate the immune system to everyone's advantage.

2008-07-05 18:00:21

A NORTHUMBERLAND girl died from "toxic shock" - a condition that kills just three people a year in the UK - an inquest was told.

2006-04-10 16:40:00

A dangerous infection that pigs can pass to people took an unusually fatal form last year and killed 38 people, Chinese scientists reported on Monday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.