Infection Control Find the newest stories covering infection and disease control in hospitals, care homes, and the general population. This section contains information on testing, monitoring, treatment options, vaccine development and distribution, as well as new policy decisions and best practices. Also included are announcements of educational and awareness campaigns. Follow new advances in infection control and prevention with releases about new study results and updated statistical data and analysis.

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Jun 19, 2019, 22:05 ET New IDSAF and NIA research grants will speed Alzheimer's microbe hunt, says Dr. Leslie Norins of Alzheimer's Germ Quest, Inc.

The half-million dollars in Alzheimer's disease (AD) research grants recently announced by the Infectious Diseases Society of America Foundation, and ...


Jun 19, 2019, 12:45 ET DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVE at the (RED) Lounge @ Lollapalooza Paris

In just a few weeks, Lollapalooza Paris and (RED) are once again joining forces to support the AIDS fight. Lollapalooza Paris is taking place July...


Jun 18, 2019, 11:00 ET PDI's Commitment to Volunteering and Service Continues on Eighth-Annual Be the Difference® Day

PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions for its customers, hosted its eighth-annual Be The Difference® Day at its manufacturing...


Jun 18, 2019, 10:37 ET Blue Sprig Pediatrics Announces Acquisition Of Verbal Behavior Consulting

Blue Sprig Pediatrics, Inc. ("BlueSprig") announces that it has acquired the assets of Lexington, KY based Verbal Behavior Consulting (VBC). VBC is a ...


Jun 18, 2019, 08:31 ET BioMarin Announces New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Vosoritide Phase 2 Study Showing Sustained Annualized Growth Up to 42 Months in Children with Achondroplasia

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) announced that the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published online today results from a Phase 2...


Jun 17, 2019, 12:45 ET Asia-Pacific Infectious Disease Point-of-Care Testing 2019-2023: Rising Prevalence of TB, HIV, and Hepatitis, Accompanied by the Development of Portable POCT Devices

The "Growth Insights in APAC Infectious Disease Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) Market, Forecast to 2023" report has been added to...


Jun 13, 2019, 07:11 ET "Drug Policy and Deprivation of Liberty" - A new position paper by the Global Commission on Drug Policy

The Global Commission on Drug Policy today releases Drug Policy and Deprivation of Liberty, a position paper focusing on the "perfect storm" created...


Jun 11, 2019, 11:19 ET Databricks Awards Prominence Advisors for the Best Healthcare and Life Sciences Solution at the 2019 San Francisco Spark + AI Summit

Prominence Advisors is excited to announce that Databricks has awarded the company for the best Healthcare and Life Sciences solution at the 2019 San ...


Jun 11, 2019, 08:01 ET Infectious Diseases Society of America Announces Move to Ballston Quarter

The Infectious Diseases Society of America announced today that it will be relocating its headquarters to 4040 Wilson Boulevard in the Ballston...


Jun 10, 2019, 16:15 ET Is Infection The Missing Link For Alzheimer's Disease?

The cause of and cure for Alzheimer's disease remain frustratingly elusive. In an effort to change that, the Infectious Diseases Society of America...


Jun 10, 2019, 12:17 ET Selux Diagnostics Announces Selection of Three Abstracts for Poster Sessions at ASM Microbe 2019 Conference

Selux Diagnostics, Inc., which is leading a new era in personalized medicine to treat multidrug resistant organism infections and combat antibiotic...


Jun 10, 2019, 11:36 ET airPHX Joins Leapfrog Group Partners Advisory Committee - Technology to be Showcased at APIC June 12-14ᵗʰ

airPHX ("air fix") continues its rapid expansion of patented non-thermal plasma technology into the healthcare industry. With successful laboratory...


Jun 10, 2019, 08:00 ET Pursuit Vascular to Exhibit at APIC 2019 Infection Control Annual Meeting

Pursuit Vascular, Inc., manufacturer of ClearGuard® HD Antimicrobial Barrier Caps, today announced it will be featuring the company's ClearGuard HD...


Jun 07, 2019, 10:46 ET NIH Grant Funds $23 Million Study of Diseases Affecting People Living with HIV

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a seven-year, $23 million grant to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and...


Jun 07, 2019, 09:27 ET Antimicrobials Working Group Commends Senator Isakson and Senator Casey for Introducing Legislation to Improve Access to Innovative Therapies to Fight Drug-Resistant Infections

The Antimicrobials Working Group (AWG), a coalition of companies with the mission to combat drug-resistant infections and spur life-saving...


Jun 06, 2019, 19:10 ET Search launched for first patient proven spontaneously cured of Alzheimer's disease, announces Dr. Leslie Norins of Alzheimer's Germ Quest, Inc.

Has any Alzheimer's disease (AD) patient ever been proven cured spontaneously of the usually fatal disease, without medical intervention? That's what ...


Jun 06, 2019, 13:43 ET GOJO Expands PURELL SMARTLINK™ Portfolio with Individual Monitoring Solution

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends hand hygiene should be the #1 intervention in preventing healthcare-associated...


Jun 06, 2019, 08:00 ET Cantel Medical to Present at the Raymond James Life Sciences and MedTech Conference

CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMD) announced today that George L. Fotiades, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Raymond James Life Sciences...


Jun 05, 2019, 08:00 ET Eiger Appoints Jeysen Yogaratnam, MB.BCh, BAO, MRCSEd, PhD, MBA, Vice President of Global HDV Clinical Development

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: EIGR), focused on the development and commercialization of therapies for rare diseases, announced today the...


Jun 04, 2019, 18:16 ET HIV Disease Coverage Forecast and Market Analysis to 2024, Pharma Intelligence

Disease Overview The human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is a retrovirus that infects the cells of the immune system such as T lymphocytes,...


Jun 04, 2019, 10:43 ET PDI Unveils Upcoming Advancements to Innovative Infection Prevention Product Line

PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, will showcase two breakthrough product innovations at the 46th Annual Association for...


Jun 04, 2019, 08:00 ET Cantel Medical Reports Financial Results for its Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019

Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMD) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended April 30, 2019. Third quarter 2019 net sales were $228....


Jun 04, 2019, 07:35 ET MiDOG® Announces All-in-One Microbial Test for Urinary Tract Infection Testing

MiDOG®, LLC announced today the launch of its new Urine Collection Kit and Test for the diagnosis of bacterial and fungal pathogens in canine urinary ...


Jun 03, 2019, 11:45 ET Secondary Analysis of Landmark TAILORx Results, Published Today in The New England Journal of Medicine, Affirms Unique Ability of Oncotype DX Breast Recurrence Score® to Predict Chemotherapy Benefit, Guiding Adjuvant Therapy with Even Greater Precision

Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX) today announced that results from a new analysis of the Trial Assigning IndividuaLized Options for Treatment...


Jun 03, 2019, 07:01 ET Armata Pharmaceuticals Strengthens Intellectual Property Portfolio with New Patent Allowances in Europe and Canada

Armata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE American: ARMP), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on precisely targeted bacteriophage therapeutics...