WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A deadly infection associated with hospitalization may not be the fault of the hospital, but may instead stem from the patients themselves, a new study suggests. Infection caused by the bacterium Clostridioides difficile, or C. diff, is still common in hospitals, despite extensiveContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Another diabetes drug maker is taking legal action against businesses in several states, alleging that they’re “fraudulently claiming” that their compounded products are the same as its medication. This time, it’s Eli Lilly suing certain medical spas, wellness centers and compounding pharmacies overContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Bats have an extraordinary ability to avoid cancer and handle infections, and researchers now think they might know why. Specific genetic adaptations caused by rapid evolution have made bats extremely cancer-resistant, researchers report in the Sept. 20 issue of the journal Genome BiologyContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Advisors to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will weigh the possibilities and parameters of experiments with artificial wombs for premature human babies. Scientists have already had some success with the concept in animals. During a two-day meeting that ends Wednesday, the PediatricContinue Reading