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heraldscotland
Battle against superbug 'needs £3.8bn funding each year'say growing resistance is leading to the emergence of superbugs that can cause
Battle against superbug 'needs £3.8bn funding each year'
heraldscotland / Posted 20 hours ago
say growing resistance is leading to the emergence of superbugs that can cause life-threatening infections, such as MRSA or drug-resistant tuberculosis. The researchers argue that a co-ordinated global response is needed to tackle the... Read more
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CBS News
Blame millennials for the vanishing bar of soapit was backed by Dial soap, and secondly, it was published before the spread of
Blame millennials for the vanishing bar of soap
CBS News / Posted yesterday
it was backed by Dial soap, and secondly, it was published before the spread of newer pathogens like antibiotic-resistant MRSA emerged, which raises the stakes for having clean hands. (Some millennials might point out it was published before they... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pfizer to buy antibiotics from AstraZeneca for $725 millionPfizer two drugs that are still in clinical development, including one to treat
Pfizer to buy antibiotics from AstraZeneca for $725 million
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Pfizer two drugs that are still in clinical development, including one to treat methicillin-resistant staphylococcus, or MRSA, infections. AstraZeneca’s portfolio will add to more than 60 anti-infective and antifungal medicines that Pfizer... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Pfizer to buy antibiotics from AstraZeneca for $725 millionPfizer two drugs that are still in clinical development, including one to treat
Pfizer to buy antibiotics from AstraZeneca for $725 million
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
Pfizer two drugs that are still in clinical development, including one to treat methicillin-resistant staphylococcus, or MRSA, infections. AstraZeneca's portfolio will add to more than 60 anti-infective and anti-fungal medicines that Pfizer... Read more
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Business Wire
Oragenics Selects New Lantibiotic for Further Development in Clostridium difficile Infectionslantibiotic library against a variety of infections including those related to
Oragenics Selects New Lantibiotic for Further Development in Clostridium difficile Infections
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
lantibiotic library against a variety of infections including those related to methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). Dr. Alan Joslyn, Chief Executive Officer and President of Oragenics, said,... Read more
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Salon.com
Our food system is rigged: How the corporate food industry is taking desperate steps to fight animal reformstested from U.S. grocery stores contained staph bacteria, reported the Los Ange
Our food system is rigged: How the corporate food industry is taking desperate steps to fight animal reforms
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
tested from U.S. grocery stores contained staph bacteria, reported the Los Angeles Times in 2011 — including the resistant MRSA staph bacterium (methicillin resistant S. aureus). Pork tested by Consumer Reports in 2013 also contained MRSA and four... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Hospital uses 'germ-zapping' robot to fight infectionshospital. It cleans surfaces in a way humans can’t, she said. Within minutes, s
Hospital uses 'germ-zapping' robot to fight infections
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
hospital. It cleans surfaces in a way humans can’t, she said. Within minutes, she said, it can kill germs that cause Ebola, MRSA, norovirus and other illnesses. “Although we do a great job,” Storrs said, “there’s the possibility — that human factor... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study finds 10% of patients admitted into hospitals colonised with dreaded pathogenswithin the hospitals no longer works. Additionally, in contrast to other groups
Study finds 10% of patients admitted into hospitals colonised with dreaded pathogens
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
within the hospitals no longer works. Additionally, in contrast to other groups of multidrug-resistant bacteria such as MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus-aureus) strains, standardised sanitation measures for 3GCREB have not been... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Penicillin allergy testing: an interview with Dr. Eric Macyprevalence of serious drug resistant infections such as Clostridium difficile,
Penicillin allergy testing: an interview with Dr. Eric Macy
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
prevalence of serious drug resistant infections such as Clostridium difficile, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA), and vancomycin resistant enterococcus (VRE). In addition, we have shown that testing large numbers of people for... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Research provides insight into how harmless nasal bacteria help protect from diseasesS. aureus present in the nostrils is a risk for infections that range in severi
Research provides insight into how harmless nasal bacteria help protect from diseases
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
S. aureus present in the nostrils is a risk for infections that range in severity from mild skin to life- threatening MRSA infections. Research from the Forsyth Institute is providing insight into how harmless Corynebacterium species,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers find new way to kill Staphylococcus aureus bacteriainside the body they can cause serious infection, blood poisoning and even deat
Researchers find new way to kill Staphylococcus aureus bacteria
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
inside the body they can cause serious infection, blood poisoning and even death. A 'superbug' form of the bacteria, called MRSA, has also developed resistance to the antibiotic methicillin. Staphylococcus aureus can also trigger food poisoning,... Read more
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Business Wire
Global MRSA Drugs Market to Grow 1.34% by 2020 - Key Vendors are Allergan, Pfizer & Theravance BiopharmaThe report forecasts the global MRSA drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 1.34% du
Global MRSA Drugs Market to Grow 1.34% by 2020 - Key Vendors are Allergan, Pfizer & Theravance Biopharma
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
The report forecasts the global MRSA drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 1.34% during the period 2016-2020. The report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mathematicians developing new statistical methods to predict bacterial epidemicsbacteria There are a number of deadly hospital bacteria. The best known is a t
Mathematicians developing new statistical methods to predict bacterial epidemics
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
bacteria There are a number of deadly hospital bacteria. The best known is a type of Staphylococcus aureus called MRSA. This feared bacterium kills 25 000 Europeans each year. Since the 1990s, certain Enterococci have caused a series of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers explain why secondary infection with MRSA kills influenza patientsResearchers have discovered that secondary infection with the Methicillin-resis
Researchers explain why secondary infection with MRSA kills influenza patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
Researchers have discovered that secondary infection with the Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacterium (or "superbug") often kills influenza patients because the flu virus alters the antibacterial response of white blood cells,... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Campaigning for Brexit and winning referendum vote is my top achievementmore often, particularly in hospitals. Deeply affected by the death of her fat
Campaigning for Brexit and winning referendum vote is my top achievement
Wakefield Today / Posted 11 days ago
more often, particularly in hospitals. Deeply affected by the death of her father Clifford, who contracted the superbug MRSA following a routine hospital procedure, she said she was shocked by the lack of awareness of basic hygiene. It drove... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton businesswoman up for top national awardaward winning products are reducing the risk of vulnerable patients contracting
Bolton businesswoman up for top national award
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
award winning products are reducing the risk of vulnerable patients contracting potentially deathly infections such as MRSA, Clostridium difficile, E.Coli, Norovirus and Ebola. We are proud to champion cleaner, safer healthc... Read more
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BC Local News
Honey bees are vital to the environmentthat make it suitable for treating many conditions caused by bacteria, even Met
Honey bees are vital to the environment
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
that make it suitable for treating many conditions caused by bacteria, even Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA). Heather Clay was CEO of the Canadian Honey Council and recently founded the Urban Bee Network,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 12Fried Chicken owner, Yum! Brands, has faced renewed pressure from campaigners a
August 12
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 days ago
Fried Chicken owner, Yum! Brands, has faced renewed pressure from campaigners and investors to stop using chicken routinely treated with antibiotics, a factor in the emergence of drug-resistant superbugs such as MRSA. http:/... Read more
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walesonline
Deaths from superbugs have fallen to a 15-year low in Walescould lead to very severe illness, and those aged over 65 are most susceptible.
Deaths from superbugs have fallen to a 15-year low in Wales
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
could lead to very severe illness, and those aged over 65 are most susceptible. Meanwhile, just 22 deaths were related to MRSA, which is a variety of Staphylococcus aureus – a bacterial pathogen that causes disease when it enters the body through... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Nancy Hillis, ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’s’ Mandy, passes awayof writing the eulogy he plans to deliver at her service. “It’s the same eulog
Nancy Hillis, ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’s’ Mandy, passes away
Savannah Morning News / Posted 16 days ago
of writing the eulogy he plans to deliver at her service. “It’s the same eulogy I started three years ago when she had a MRSA infection,” he said. “My tear stains smeared the ink. I read it to her and she liked it. So, I have the start, now I... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Infectious Disease Diagnosis Market Analysis & Trends Report 2016 - Industry Forecast to 2025Disease Diagnosis Market, By Application 5.1 Tuberculosis (TB) 5.2 Methicilli
Global Infectious Disease Diagnosis Market Analysis & Trends Report 2016 - Industry Forecast to 2025
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
Disease Diagnosis Market, By Application 5.1 Tuberculosis (TB) 5.2 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Hospital Acquired Infection 5.3 Hepatitis B 5.4 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection 5.5 Hepatitis C 5.6 Chlamydia... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Nancy Hillis, ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil's’ Mandy, passes awayof writing the eulogy he plans to deliver at her service. “It’s the same eulog
Nancy Hillis, ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil's’ Mandy, passes away
Savannah Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
of writing the eulogy he plans to deliver at her service. “It’s the same eulogy I started three years ago when she had a MRSA infection,” he said. “My tear stains smeared the ink. I read it to her and she liked it. So, I have the start, now I... Read more
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9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.
Travis Stevens wins silver for U.S. judo teamproperly diagnose, he tried to compete anyway at the world championships in Kaz
Travis Stevens wins silver for U.S. judo team
9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C. / Posted 17 days ago
properly diagnose, he tried to compete anyway at the world championships in Kazakhstan before coming home to learn he had MRSA, cellulitis and staph in his right knee and was probably two days away from having to endure a leg amputation. Stevens... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Travis Stevens wins silver for U.S. judo teamproperly diagnose, he tried to compete anyway at the world championships in Kaz
Travis Stevens wins silver for U.S. judo team
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 17 days ago
properly diagnose, he tried to compete anyway at the world championships in Kazakhstan before coming home to learn he had MRSA, cellulitis and staph in his right knee and was probably two days away from having to endure a leg amputation. Stevens... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Travis Stevens wins silver for U.S. judo teamproperly diagnose, he tried to compete anyway at the world championships in Kaz
Travis Stevens wins silver for U.S. judo team
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 days ago
properly diagnose, he tried to compete anyway at the world championships in Kazakhstan before coming home to learn he had MRSA, cellulitis and staph in his right knee and was probably two days away from having to endure a leg amputation. Stevens... Read more
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Mashable
New therapy could help treat skin infections without turning them into superbugscompromised and less capable of tackling infections on their own. A type of an
New therapy could help treat skin infections without turning them into superbugs
Mashable / Posted 20 days ago
compromised and less capable of tackling infections on their own. A type of antibiotic-resistant Staph, commonly known as MRSA, is especially dangerous. The CDC estimates that more than 80,000 invasive MRSA infections occurred nationwide in 2011.... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
We want to know why doctors did not spot the MRSA that killed our baby boy Exclusive: Grieving couple want hearing to reveal how their precious infant c
We want to know why doctors did not spot the MRSA that killed our baby boy
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Exclusive: Grieving couple want hearing to reveal how their precious infant caught deadly superbug We want to know why doctors did not spot the MRSA that killed our baby... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Concussed Jim Kelly went back to wrong hotel after Super Bowl XXVIhas suffered after his career ended, too, being diagnosed with cancer in 2013 —
Concussed Jim Kelly went back to wrong hotel after Super Bowl XXVI
Yahoo Sports / Posted 21 days ago
has suffered after his career ended, too, being diagnosed with cancer in 2013 — with multiple rounds of chemotherapy — and MRSA in 2014 before being declared cancer-free thereafter. Although Kelly has talked about the effects he suffered in that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Nano Girl Michelle Dickinson: Manuka's potential still unknownhoney in that it also contains high levels of the organic antimicrobial compoun
Nano Girl Michelle Dickinson: Manuka's potential still unknown
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
honey in that it also contains high levels of the organic antimicrobial compound methylglyoxal. In the era of superbug MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) - a bacteria which has become resistant to a number of widely used... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
More Medical Care Isn't Always Bettersometimes severe diarrhoea. Too much antibiotic use also encourages antibiotic-
More Medical Care Isn't Always Better
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 22 days ago
sometimes severe diarrhoea. Too much antibiotic use also encourages antibiotic-resistant germs, like super-gonorrhoea and MRSA. Not surprisingly, a lot of the Choosing Wisely guides are all about ways of avoiding antibiotics. But there are other... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Federal government facing two lawsuits over inmate deathsadvanced, and Ms. Park was dead by 4:30 p.m. Later tests found she had contract
Federal government facing two lawsuits over inmate deaths
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
advanced, and Ms. Park was dead by 4:30 p.m. Later tests found she had contracted the antibiotic-resistant staph infection MRSA earlier in the month, the lawsuit states. For the Park family, the heartache was only just beginning. “My mom was... Read more
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Irish Examiner
€9.3m research investment boost for UCCfor analysis of molecules associated with cancer or infectious disease in bodil
€9.3m research investment boost for UCC
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
for analysis of molecules associated with cancer or infectious disease in bodily fluids; Development of a vaccine against MRSA, a hospital-acquired infection; Strategies to non-invasively monitor the progression of inflammation in the brain of a... Read more
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Business Wire
Increasing Prevalence of Infections to Create Opportunities for the Global MRSA Drugs Market Through 2020, Reports TechnavioLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio analysts forecast the global methicillin-res
Increasing Prevalence of Infections to Create Opportunities for the Global MRSA Drugs Market Through 2020, Reports Technavio
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio analysts forecast the global methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) drugs market 2016-2020to grow at a CAGR of 1.3% during the forecast period, according to their latest report. The research study... Read more
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ajc.com
Safe alternative to chemical household cleanersup to 10 times more effective than bleach, and kills 99.99 percent of the bacte
Safe alternative to chemical household cleaners
ajc.com / Posted 23 days ago
up to 10 times more effective than bleach, and kills 99.99 percent of the bacteria and viruses that cause the flu, colds, MRSA, E. coli, Listeria and even Norovirus. It also obliterates mold and mildew. And for those with asthma who can't handle... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Three cases of MRSA recorded in OxfordTHREE cases of MRSA have been recorded in Oxford during this financial year. T
Three cases of MRSA recorded in Oxford
Oxford Mail / Posted 23 days ago
THREE cases of MRSA have been recorded in Oxford during this financial year. The figures were revealed in the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Board Meeting report that was released last week. One case of the potentially fatal... Read more
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heraldscotland
'Substantial risk' warning after new form of superbug is found in Scotland for the first timeand the risk they pose to patients on a number of fronts and has made significa
'Substantial risk' warning after new form of superbug is found in Scotland for the first time
heraldscotland / Posted 23 days ago
and the risk they pose to patients on a number of fronts and has made significant progress reducing the harm caused by MRSA. The measures include optimising the appropriate use of antibiotics to reduce the likelihood of resistance developing,... Read more
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heraldscotland
New form of superbug found in Scotland for the first timeand the risk they pose to patients on a number of fronts and has made significa
New form of superbug found in Scotland for the first time
heraldscotland / Posted 24 days ago
and the risk they pose to patients on a number of fronts and has made significant progress reducing the harm caused by MRSA. The measures include optimising the appropriate use of antibiotics to reduce the likelihood of resistance developing,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Risk of illness looms over boaters and swimmers in Rio's polluted waterssick after leaving Rio. One such athlete was German sailor Erik Heil, who was
Risk of illness looms over boaters and swimmers in Rio's polluted waters
Orange County Register / Posted 24 days ago
sick after leaving Rio. One such athlete was German sailor Erik Heil, who was hospitalized in Berlin with a flesh-eating MRSA bacterial infection shortly after returning from the Rio test event in August. Heil’s recovery included a painful... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Life-threatening bacteria emerges at Norfolk’s hospitals for the first time in several years Cases of MRSA have occured at Norfolk's hospitals. Photo: Tim Ireland/PA Wire
Life-threatening bacteria emerges at Norfolk’s hospitals for the first time in several years
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
Cases of MRSA have occured at Norfolk's hospitals. Photo: Tim Ireland/PA Wire Investigations have been carried out after three patients contracted a... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Life-threatening bacteria emerges at Norfolk’s hospitals for the first time in several years Cases of MRSA have occured at Norfolk's hospitals. Photo: Tim Ireland/PA Wire
Life-threatening bacteria emerges at Norfolk’s hospitals for the first time in several years
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 24 days ago
Cases of MRSA have occured at Norfolk's hospitals. Photo: Tim Ireland/PA Wire Investigations have been carried out after three patients contracted a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Three-old was left 'looking like a burns victim'days after he started taking the medication for an ear infection which doctors
Three-old was left 'looking like a burns victim'
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
days after he started taking the medication for an ear infection which doctors turned out to be potentially deadly superbug MRSA. He was left critically ill in intensive care from the antibiotic sulfamethoxazolem as his skin broke out in blisters... Read more
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asianage
Scientists find new antibiotic, under their nosesin peoples’ noses that produces an antibiotic compound that can kill several da
Scientists find new antibiotic, under their noses
asianage / Posted 26 days ago
in peoples’ noses that produces an antibiotic compound that can kill several dangerous pathogens, including the superbug MRSA. The early-stage finding, reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday, could one day lead to a whole new class of... Read more
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metro
CBB viewers shocked as Renee Graziano whips out her surgically enhanced bumbottom a boost by having fat transferred from her stomach to her behind. But s
CBB viewers shocked as Renee Graziano whips out her surgically enhanced bum
metro / Posted 26 days ago
bottom a boost by having fat transferred from her stomach to her behind. But she feared she would die when she contracted MRSA during her recovery time with her body being ‘eaten alive’ by the killer bacterial infection.The CBB housemates get to... Read more
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Medical News Today
Antibiotic resistance: Skin infection prevention treatment helps battle 'superbugs'method to prevent skin wounds such as bedsores and ulcers from becoming infecte
Antibiotic resistance: Skin infection prevention treatment helps battle 'superbugs'
Medical News Today / Posted 26 days ago
method to prevent skin wounds such as bedsores and ulcers from becoming infected, thus preventing "superbugs" like MRSA taking hold. Many of the most urgent and serious antibiotic-resistant bacteria threaten patients while they are being... Read more
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Daily Mail
Viewers shocked as Renee Graziano and Lewis Bloor strip on CBBa bemused Sam Fox leaned in for a grope, the mafia wife explained the procedure
Viewers shocked as Renee Graziano and Lewis Bloor strip on CBB
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
a bemused Sam Fox leaned in for a grope, the mafia wife explained the procedure nearly killed her as she revealed: 'I had MRSA. It eats you a lot. 'A week after surgery I felt really ill, my friend looked under the gurney there was blood... Read more
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dna
Nose bacteria could potentially become new antibiotic for dangerous pathogensin peoples' noses that produces an antibiotic compound that can kill several da
Nose bacteria could potentially become new antibiotic for dangerous pathogens
dna / Posted 27 days ago
in peoples' noses that produces an antibiotic compound that can kill several dangerous pathogens, including the superbug MRSA. The early-stage finding, reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday, could one day lead to a whole new class of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Scientists make advance in fight against antibiotic resistancenew treatment to prevent bacterial skin infections, which could also be used in
Scientists make advance in fight against antibiotic resistance
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
new treatment to prevent bacterial skin infections, which could also be used in the battle against 'superbugs' such as MRSA. The new treatment, developed by researchers at the University of Sheffield and funded by Age UK is a new way to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Why picking our noses could be key to beating superbugs like MRSAthat the drug resulting from their research, lugdunin, has been able to treat s
Why picking our noses could be key to beating superbugs like MRSA
Daily Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
that the drug resulting from their research, lugdunin, has been able to treat superbug infections on the skin including MRSA, as well as Enterococcus infections. Read More Looking to the human body was a new step for the team, as normally... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could a new CREAM fight off superbugs?point in the fight against superbugs, according to scientists from Sheffield Un
Could a new CREAM fight off superbugs?
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
point in the fight against superbugs, according to scientists from Sheffield University. Pictured is a petri dish with MRSA growths Bacteria invading a wound or bed sore attach themselves to the skin by hijacking sticky patches on human... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Basic hygienic practices and adherence to decolonization protocols can reduce MRSA infectionsfound that following basic hygienic practices and complying with protocols for
Basic hygienic practices and adherence to decolonization protocols can reduce MRSA infections
News-Medical-Net / Posted 28 days ago
found that following basic hygienic practices and complying with protocols for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) decolonization reduces the time to clearance of the bacteria more quickly than a treatment regimen of antibiotic... Read more
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