How Ultraviolet Light Will Sterilize Super Bugs

Hospital infection rates are on the rise with 1 in 20 Americans already being admitted to the hospital this year, according to CDC estimates, and in some instances, winding up more sick than when they arrived. These infections kill around 100,000 vulnerable patients and cost the healthcare industry $30 billion… » 5/07/13 4:50pm 5/07/13 4:50pm

Air Disinfection Unit to Make Hospitals Cleaner, Safer

Hospitals and germ freaks rejoice! English tech company Inov8 (sounds a bit ravey, doesn't it?) has come up with the Air Disinfection unit, or AD. It re-creates fresh air, which is a key factor in killing microbes, without the need for opening a window in the operating theater. Any surgeons or hospital staff reading,… » 6/20/07 6:10am 6/20/07 6:10am