Category: Bacterial Infections

Bacteria and the Gym

BACTERIA AND THE GYM A report by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) released in June highlights that more than half of infectious disease outbreaks happen to those involved in competitive sports like running, cycling, and weightlifting. “Skin infections in athletes are extremely common,” the NATA report reveals. Why? New York Times health columnist Jane […]

Bacteria on the Feet

Bacteria on the Feet Athlete’s Foot Athlete’s foot, also called tinea pedis, is a fungal infection is the most common type of fungal infection on humans according to the Mayo Clinic. Athlete’s Foot develops in the moist areas on the feet like between toes where causes itching, stinging, and a burning sensation. Athlete’s Foot is […]