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Did you hear? Sepsis Alliance has announced the 2016 Sepsis Heroes and the First Erin Kay Flatley Spirit Award! Click here to learn more and buy early bird tickets for the Sepsis Heroes Gala:
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The importance of prehospital sepsis detection is exemplified through Muhammad Ali’s sudden death
Septic shock claimed the life of Muhammed Ali, one of the greatest athletes of all time.
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Superbugs are a rising issue facing patients in the US – how are hospitals working to combat the trillion dollar problem?
A problem as big as climate change.
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If sepsis is caught early on it can be treated effectively – know how to spot the condition before it turns deadly
When George Badame started complaining about stomach pain after a big Italian Easter dinner three years ago, his wife, Mary, chalked it up to a little agita.
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Did you know that using small doses of a drug used to treat cancer may control the immune response to infection that may lead to sepsis? Learn more:
Tiny doses of a cancer drug may stop the raging, uncontrollable immune response to infection that leads to sepsis, say researchers.
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Months after losing his leg and part of his foot to septicemia and meningitis, this toddler is relearning how to walk with his prosthetic leg
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Sepsis can have personal impacts on those who have experienced it, whether it’s about loss or about hope. Check out this “97 seconds for sepsis” video to hear how people have been affected by the condition:
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Septic shock takes another life too soon - ‪RIP‬ to Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest fighters of our time
NBC News Medical Contributor Dr. Natalie Azar said Ali's decline wasn't surprising given his age and his decades-long battle with Parkinson's disease.
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Did you know that the listeriosis bacteria infecting Americans nationwide may cause septic shock? More about the bacteria here:
Ten days ago, the FDA announced an enormous recall of products containing frozen fruits and vegetables that were possibly contaminated with a strain of the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. So far, eight people across California, Washington, and Maryland have been affected, and in the wake of these
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Getting hospital-acquired infections is easier than you think – but what can doctors do to prevent them?
Like most people, I had long heard about the dangers of contracting infections in hospitals. But I never took them seriously until I entered the world of the sick.
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Did you know that drugs used to treat cancer patients have anti-inflammatory properties that may protect against development of sepsis?
Results from laboratory experiments and mouse studies suggest that small doses of drugs from a specific class of approved cancer medications called topoisomerase 1 (top1) inhibitors may protect against the overwhelming immune response to infection that sometimes leads to sepsis, a bacterial condition that kills as many as 500,000 people in the United States each year.
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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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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