Tag: blood infection

6 cancer patients developed rare blood infection after nurse tampered with opioids: Report

At least six patients at a cancer facility in New York were sickened with a rare blood infection after a nurse allegedly tampered with injectable opioids, diluting the medication with tap water. Six patients at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, N.Y., were infected with a bacterium known

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that can treat sepsis

When it comes to opposing oxidative stress and infections, vitamin C has few equals or superiors. An article in Natural Health 365 stated that the natural antioxidant is a promising means of treating a serious form of blood infection known as sepsis. Sepsis is a complication where the immune system overreacts to the infection