The Emerging Threat of TB Drug Resistance

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT In 2012, the global fight against Tuberculosis (TB) witnessed a significant milestone. The United States Food and Drug Administration gave its nod to bedaquiline, marking it as the first potent drug against TB to be developed in over four decades. This approval was not just a medical advancement; it symbolized hope […]

Model Bella Hadid’s Personal Battle Sheds Light on the Complexities of Lyme Disease

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT In recent news published in CNN Health, renowned model Bella Hadid has brought Lyme disease to the forefront of public attention by opening up about her personal struggles with the illness. This revelation has sparked a surge of interest and concern about the disease, its symptoms, and its treatment. Lyme disease is […]

Doxycycline Emerges as a Potential Frontline Defense Against Rising STI Rates in the U.S.

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT In the United States, the prevalence of sexually transmitted illnesses is rising. As a result, Doxycycline, a common antibiotic, is increasingly being used to treat homosexual, bisexual, and transgender men and women for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. This approach, known as “doxyPEP,” has been around for a while but has lately […]

Phage PASA16 Achieves 86.6% Victory Over Antibiotic Resistant Infections

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT An international research effort led by the Israeli Phage Therapy Centre (IPTC) has yielded promising results in the treatment of tough Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections using a phage called PASA16. This groundbreaking study, led by Prof. Ran Nir-Paz at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centre and Prof. Ronen Hazan of the Faculty of […]

Nose-Picking Associated with Higher Covid-19 Risk

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020, healthcare workers have faced an elevated risk of contracting Covid-19 due to their frontline roles. However, a recent study has unearthed a curious correlation: healthcare workers who engage in the habit of picking their noses are significantly more susceptible to contracting SARS-CoV-2, the […]

Research Shows Bedbugs as Potential Cause of Staph Infections

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT According to the Fox News updates, Bedbugs could potentially acquire and transmit Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), a bacteria known to cause serious infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights the danger of MRSA, which can lead to severe conditions like sepsis and even death. The research, led by […]

Unsettling Increase in Leprosy Cases in Florida

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT Leprosy, a sickness connected with the ancient world and biblical parallels, has lately resurfaced in Florida. Although leprosy has historically been uncommon in the United States, current data suggest a troubling trend: an increase in the number of cases, particularly in the southern states. In this article, we’ll look at the […]

Syphilis Emergency Looms in The US As Drugs Run Low

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT In a concerning development, the United States is facing a potential syphilis emergency as drugs to treat the sexually transmitted infection (STI) are running critically low. Health officials and medical experts are raising alarms over the potential consequences of a nationwide shortage of syphilis medications, which could exacerbate the already surging […]

Experts Warn of Potential Covid-19 Summer Surge Amid Rising Cases

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT As the summer months roll in, it’s time to stock up on essential supplies once again, as signs indicate a potential Covid-19 summer surge. While experts believe this surge won’t be as intense as previous ones, it’s crucial for the public to remain cautious and vigilant. Data from the US Centers […]

West Nile Virus and Mosquito Concerns Rise in the United States

medtigo_Innerpage_Leaderboard 728*90|| Oct ADVERTISEMENT According to an article published on NBC, John VanDenBerg, a 67-year-old resident of Colorado, experienced a life-altering event. He was gardening when an unsuspecting mosquito bit him, transmitting the severe West Nile virus. VanDenBerg initially felt unwell, assuming it was flu-like symptoms, but soon after, he collapsed. His condition rapidly deteriorated, […]