Some recent findings related to Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a gram-positive bacterium responsible for a severe form of diarrhea and other intestinal diseases. Most importantly, it causes infection after the use of antibiotics to treat bacterial infection. It can also cause one of the severe inflammations of the colon i.e. pseudomembranous colitis. According to CDC reports, diarrhea caused by C. difficile is linked to 14000 deaths in America annually. Read More …

Neonatal mortality and some points of consideration in its reduction; Research

Baby mother relationship

Neonatal and infant mortality is one of the distressing experiences of modern society. Despite of recent advancements with the decrease in mortality of children under five years of age from 10.8 million deaths per year in 2000 to 8.8 million deaths in 2008, it has been reported that neonatal deaths is persistently on the top of problems with 3.6 million deaths in 2008 that decreased from 3.9 million in 2000. Read More …