How hepatitis C converts innocent cells into virus factories.
Being overweight, little physical activity and smoking increase our vulnerability for severe bloodstream infections. These factors also increase mortality.
On average, women live longer than men. But for women with cardiovascular disease who undergo open-heart surgery, it’s different.
Sepsis, commonly called blood poisoning, is a common affliction that can affect people of all ages. A series of simple measures tested at a Norwegian hospital can make a difference in successfully treating sepsis.