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With a lack of clear guidelines and a variation in measurement, doctors continue to struggle to identify sepsis early on 
Sepsis affects one in 10 patients and is considered one of the deadliest, costliest hospital-acquired infections.
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During your next trip to the gym, be sure to wipe down machines – antibiotic resistant bacteria that may lead to septicemia may be hiding on your weights!
Good news, everyone. The next time your gym buddy asks why you bailed on your last treadmill date, you have a legitimate excuse: The treadmill is disgusting. No, really. A recent study gathered information to determine the filthiest pieces of gym equipment, and the results are enough to scare
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Sepsis affects approximately 750,000 people each year, killing 16-49 percent of them – know how to spot the symptoms early on to prevent developing the condition
A couple days after Patty Duke died from complications of intestinal perforation, I received a text from a friend feeling under the weather asking me, ...
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One of the world’s most talented actresses, Patty Duke, died of sepsis, a condition that affects millions worldwide each year – find out more about the condition here:
Patty Duke, the actress who won fame with her stage and screen portrayals of Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker," died of sepsis from a ruptured intestine.
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World renowned snowboarder Amy Purdy lost her limbs to septic shock – years later she is still hitting the slopes and has started a foundation to encourage athletes with disabilities
This Paralympic snowboarder shares how she was able to overcome a devastating loss to take home the bronze in Sochi.
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Roche announced they have submitted their Elecsys BRAHMS PCT assay for FDA clearance as a testing solution for sepsis and septic shock
INDIANAPOLIS, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that it has submitted...
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Find out what the symptoms, causes and treatments are of sepsis, the body’s systemic response to an infection:
Sepsis is the body's overreaction to infection. It can cause tissue damage, organ failure and death.
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Implementing more effective surveillance systems for sepsis may reduce the number of patients developing the condition in hospitals
The good news: Sepsis awareness is rising in the U.S. The bad news: There's no way to know if it's going to help.
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How are researches at the University of Washington using machine learning to better predict sepsis mortality?
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A new study reveals that 13.5 percent of septic patients admitted to the ICU will suffer from secondary infections:
1. Patients with sepsis were predisposed to ICU-acquisition of further infections. 2. Sepsis is associated with a degree of immunosuppression. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Sepsis is one of the leading causes of death in hospitalized patients, and has been associated with an increased risk of secondary infections and late mortality. This study assessed the incidence, risk factors, and attributable mortality of secondary in...
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The bacteria Elizabethkingia is sweeping across the Midwest can lead to sepsis and septic shock – learn more about it here
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A group of researchers in Boston are developing blood cleansing technology that may be able to treat sepsis
Experimental technologies to clean infected blood are raising hopes for progress against sepsis, an infection that kills hundreds of thousands a year in the US.
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Thermo Fisher presents the About Sepsis Google+ page to raise sepsis awareness through education and information.
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Thermo Fisher presents the About Sepsis Google+ page to raise sepsis awareness through education and information. This page is beneficial to medical professionals, journalists, health and science writers, and the general public who are interested in learning more about sepsis and the importance of early detection and action to improve patient outcomes