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Madonna and bacterial infection

Madonna’s hospitalization from a bacterial infection is making headlines: Learn how sepsis can make bacterial infections like Madonna’s. life-threatening A bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria enter the body and multiply, leading to an immune response and various symptoms. Bacteria are tiny, single-celled microorganisms that can be found virtually everywhere, including in the air, water, […]

June 29, 2023» Read more
4th World Sepsis Congress

In late April, Ciarán had the honor of participating in a Panel Discussion at the 4th World Sepsis Congress, organized by the Global Sepsis Alliance. The focus of the panel discussion was “The Impact of Survivors and Family Members in Improving Sepsis Awareness and Advocacy,” skillfully moderated by Michael Clarke. The participants were comprised of individuals […]

June 15, 2023» Read more
Men's Health Month and Sepsis.

June is Men’s Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about men’s well-being. According to the NIH, males with sepsis have a 70% higher mortality rate compared to females. During this month, it is important for men to take a moment to evaluate their health. Here are some tips to consider: Schedule a doctor’s […]

June 8, 2023» Read more
Kangaroo Care Sepsis

A new analysis published in the medical journal EclinicalMedicine, finds that immediate kangaroo mother care (KMC) (also known as skin-to-skin) reduces the risk of sepsis among small and preterm babies. According to the report, vulnerable newborns who receive immediate KMC-which combines skin-to-skin contact with exclusive breastfeeding or provision of breastmilk-reduced suspected sepsis by 18%, sepsis-related […]

June 8, 2023» Read more
Sepsis and wounds

Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner, signaling the unofficial kickoff to summer! As we gear up for the season, we wanted to take a moment to share the following from our friends at The Care Partner Project. We were honored they featured Rory’s story in their most recent newsletter on summer, scrapes & […]

May 24, 2023» Read more