Infectious Diseases TopicsShow More
Fluoroquinolones can increase the occurrence of dangerous bleeding or death from aortic dissection or aortic aneurism, according to a warning issued by the FDA.
Immunosuppressive medications help control rheumatoid arthritis, but they put you at risk of infection. Learn how to boost your immune system while treating RA.
Flu season may come and go for some, but it can be life-changing if it triggers type 1 diabetes. Here’s how to protect your child.
Health experts have known for decades that certain infectious agents can be found in semen, but scientists have made discoveries that have expanded that list.
Certain vaccines will protect you and your baby during your pregnancy and afterward. Learn which ones to get and when.
Making sure you’re up to date on your vaccinations before you become pregnant, and get two essential vaccines while you’re expecting.
At least 1 million people in the United States get shingles every year, a painful and often debilitating skin rash that can take weeks to resolve.
Getting an annual flu shot will cut your chances of coming down with the illness by about half. HealthCentral talked to a flu expert about this year’s vaccine.
It’s not just what you eat that can pose a health danger, but also how it’s prepared. Take this quiz to test your food safety smarts.
Sepsis affects more than 1.5 million people in the U.S. each year. But many don’t know the signs of this deadly medical emergency.