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Chichester Observer
Hospital trust in A&E top four despite £4.8m deficittheir efforts to reduce hospital-acquired infections and patient falls. The tr
Hospital trust in A&E top four despite £4.8m deficit
Chichester Observer / Posted 19 hours ago
their efforts to reduce hospital-acquired infections and patient falls. The trust reported zero cases of hospital-acquired MRSA in 2015-16 and an 11 per cent reduction in patient falls since 2014-15. However, despite making efficiency savings of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Murray McCully infected in Zika outbreakwork. He had private surgery in November to remove a tumour from his pancreas,
Murray McCully infected in Zika outbreak
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
work. He had private surgery in November to remove a tumour from his pancreas, which turned out to be benign, contracted the MRSA superbug and then a series of infections. In January, the Ministry of Health said it received nine Zika notificat... Read more
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Daily Star
Britain's unluckiest man survives cancer, meningitis and MRSA, then wife cheats on himlife-threatening illnesses for years before divorcing his wife Oliver Pugh bat
Britain's unluckiest man survives cancer, meningitis and MRSA, then wife cheats on him
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
life-threatening illnesses for years before divorcing his wife Oliver Pugh battled cancer, three bouts of meningitis, MRSA and a heart attack in just four years. His problems started in 2012 when he went to his doctor with nagging hip... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meet the father-two, 26, who is the world's unluckiest manThanks pal! Man, 26, battles meningitis three times, MRSA, a heart attack and c
Meet the father-two, 26, who is the world's unluckiest man
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Thanks pal! Man, 26, battles meningitis three times, MRSA, a heart attack and cancer only for his wife to leave him for his best man Oliver Pugh had battled string of illnesses when he uncovered the affair He tracked wife Grace to Joe Felstead's... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Forager Finds Food On 'Eat Your Weeds' Walk In Westporthave more concentrated oils that have antiseptic properties. One researcher is
Forager Finds Food On 'Eat Your Weeds' Walk In Westport
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 4 days ago
have more concentrated oils that have antiseptic properties. One researcher is studying ways to use the plant to combat MRSA infections, Stebbins said. He introduced the group to some of the peskiest of invasive species in the area, including... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. “Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease,” Himsworth said. “They can... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Why is 'rub some dirt on it' a famous sports idiom?PLOS ONE in 2013 that found certain varieties of clay can aggressively kill a r
Why is 'rub some dirt on it' a famous sports idiom?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
PLOS ONE in 2013 that found certain varieties of clay can aggressively kill a range of bacterias, including E. coli and MRSA, the dangerous and highly contagious pathogen that commonly causes skin infections. “With this study,” Haydel said in... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. “Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease,” Himsworth said. “They can... Read more
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FOX News
Studies say beards are far more hygienic than you thinkhad higher rates of certain bacterial species" and were 10 percent more likely
Studies say beards are far more hygienic than you think
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
had higher rates of certain bacterial species" and were 10 percent more likely to carry antibiotic resistant bacteria MRSA on their faces, study author Carrie Kovarik explains in a release. Though Penn Medicine researchers didn't examine why... Read more
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Oxford Mail
David Cameron visits Oxford Nanopore Technologies on second day as ex-PMsolution in the fight against drug resistant infectious disease.” During the t
David Cameron visits Oxford Nanopore Technologies on second day as ex-PM
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
solution in the fight against drug resistant infectious disease.” During the ten minute analysis Mr Cameron took part in, the device showed the bacteria was a common drug-resistant strain knowns as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aure... Read more
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CNN
Could Zika be the next HIV?in which they emerged. In 2008, for instance, physicians in San Francisco noti
Could Zika be the next HIV?
CNN / Posted 10 days ago
in which they emerged. In 2008, for instance, physicians in San Francisco noticed that drug-resistant Staphylococcus, MRSA, was far more prevalent among gay men compared to any other demographic group; the bacterial disease had become a STD,... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. “Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease,” Himsworth said. “They can... Read more
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News 8000
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
KSBW Salinas / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health?
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public healthstudies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particul
Cats, the ultimate weapon in public health
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 10 days ago
studies the vermin of Vancouver. When she tested rats that came from a particular neighborhood with high rates of human MRSA cases, the rats carried the same MRSA strain. "Rats are a highly capable sponge for disease," Himsworth said. "They can... Read more
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Medical News Today
H. Pylori: Know the Factsa result of an antibiotic-resistant infection. Many people may have heard of me
H. Pylori: Know the Facts
Medical News Today / Posted 11 days ago
a result of an antibiotic-resistant infection. Many people may have heard of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) but there are many other types of bacteria that have become resistant to antibiotics. Everyone can do their part to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Antibiotic resistant bacteria found in guts of Incan mummiesand animals, but their overuse has led to growing fears of bacteria becoming re
Antibiotic resistant bacteria found in guts of Incan mummies
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
and animals, but their overuse has led to growing fears of bacteria becoming resistant to the drugs, causing superbugs like MRSA (shown) It suggests that antibiotic resistance predates our own modern use of the life-saving drugs. A team from the... Read more
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Variety
Olympics 2016: Behind the Grand Media Experiment of the Summer Gamesjust with oil and human feces but with an antibiotic-resistant superbacteria. A
Olympics 2016: Behind the Grand Media Experiment of the Summer Games
Variety / Posted 13 days ago
just with oil and human feces but with an antibiotic-resistant superbacteria. Already one Olympian was hospitalized with MRSA after sailing there. Brazil, meanwhile, is in political crisis. In May, the country’s corrupt legislature voted to oust... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers receive $9 million grant to develop novel platform to quickly identify new antibioticskills pathogens without encountering any detectable resistance. Called teixobac
Researchers receive $9 million grant to develop novel platform to quickly identify new antibiotics
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
kills pathogens without encountering any detectable resistance. Called teixobactin, the antibiotic eliminated the superbug MRSA, or methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus, in mice as well as numerous other pathogens. The new platform will... Read more
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Business Wire
Japan Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2024For the purposes of this report, We define the Japanese MRSA market as encompas
Japan Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2024
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
For the purposes of this report, We define the Japanese MRSA market as encompassing the sales of antimicrobial agents prescribed for the treatment of hospitalized MRSA skin infections, pneumonia, and bacteremia. Importantly, revenues generated by... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Camden Clark Medical Center gets second robot to tackle germsdifficile (C. diff), norovirus, influenza, Ebola and methicillin-resistant Stap
Camden Clark Medical Center gets second robot to tackle germs
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
difficile (C. diff), norovirus, influenza, Ebola and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as MRSA. The Xenex system uses intense UV light to disinfect rooms, resulting in greater efficiency and no chemical residue or... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Thanks to friends, Bradenton woman gets trip of a lifetimelaugh. A mammogram revealed breast cancer in 2008 and she had a mastectomy. Du
Thanks to friends, Bradenton woman gets trip of a lifetime
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
laugh. A mammogram revealed breast cancer in 2008 and she had a mastectomy. During breast reconstruction, she contracted MRSA staphylococcus and needed 10 weeks of daily antibiotics to clear it up. "The thing about pancreatic cancer is that only... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Intensive care unit closed as three people die from new superbugwas vital for health officials to act quickly to reduce the risk of a repeat of
Intensive care unit closed as three people die from new superbug
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
was vital for health officials to act quickly to reduce the risk of a repeat of major health threat, such as that seen with MRSA. “It’s a serious concern,” he said. “This is how it started with antibiotic resistance in the 1940s – we didn’t come... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tacoma judoka Travis Stevens all business as Rio Olympics approachI couldn’t function.” Things got worse before they got better. In July, Steve
Tacoma judoka Travis Stevens all business as Rio Olympics approach
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 days ago
I couldn’t function.” Things got worse before they got better. In July, Stevens contracted Cellulitis, Staph and MRSA in his right knee after competing in the Grand Slam in Russia. With the world championships around the corner, there was... Read more
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SportingNews
Latest biopsy reveals Jim Kelly is cancer-freeat a Buffalo hospital. The surgery was successful, but the cancer returned the
Latest biopsy reveals Jim Kelly is cancer-free
SportingNews / Posted 18 days ago
at a Buffalo hospital. The surgery was successful, but the cancer returned the following summer. Following a bout with MRSA, Kelly has slowly been gaining back the weight he lost while undergoing treatment. He said last month at his football... Read more
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CBS Sports
Bills legend Jim Kelly's biopsy shows no signs of cancer after brief scarecancer that was attacking his body. Kelly was diagnosed with squamous cell carc
Bills legend Jim Kelly's biopsy shows no signs of cancer after brief scare
CBS Sports / Posted 18 days ago
cancer that was attacking his body. Kelly was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in 2013, and a year later contracted MRSA his bones, shortly after having been declared cancer-free. Now, almost two years after that cancer-free diagnosis, Kelly... Read more
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asianage
Lack of proper records hits medical negligence lawsuitsor medical procedures botches up surgeries. The ICUs and operation theatres har
Lack of proper records hits medical negligence lawsuits
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
or medical procedures botches up surgeries. The ICUs and operation theatres harbour antibiotic-resistant microbes such as MRSA, Klebsiella, Pseudomonas, etc. This is also a threat to patients. In January, 12 patients lost their vision due to the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Keeping superbugs in checkmanager of infection control. Helen Shaw was responding to a recent report of
Keeping superbugs in check
Sarnia Observer / Posted 19 days ago
manager of infection control. Helen Shaw was responding to a recent report of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection at Bluewater Health, the first case of the bacteria in patients’ bloodstreams since the summer of 2014. The... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Health Reporter Is In: July 6, 2016recluse spider bites, for example, are over-reported because they’re sometimes
The Health Reporter Is In: July 6, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
recluse spider bites, for example, are over-reported because they’re sometimes confused with other conditions, such as MRSA, the staph bacteria that causes skin infections that can become red, swollen and painful. People also sometimes... Read more
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Gawker
All the Reasons the Rio Olympics Are Fuckedthe samples in their area came back positive. One Olympic sailor has already h
All the Reasons the Rio Olympics Are Fucked
Gawker / Posted 19 days ago
the samples in their area came back positive. One Olympic sailor has already had to be “treated at a Berlin hospital for MRSA, a flesh-eating bacteria.” Who knows what other fun surprises Rio’s watery depths might hold...Poop in the water That’s... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Roche Diagnostics responds to HPV announcementachieve maximum efficiency. The system also runs the cobas 4800 CT/NG Test (chl
Roche Diagnostics responds to HPV announcement
News-Medical-Net / Posted 20 days ago
achieve maximum efficiency. The system also runs the cobas 4800 CT/NG Test (chlamydia/gonorrhea), cobas Cdiff Test, cobas MRSA/SA Test, cobas HSV1 and 2 Test, and the cobas BRAF V600 Mutation Test, cobas EGFR Mutation Test and cobas KRAS Mutation... Read more
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MedCity News
Study shows electronic monitoring of hand hygiene lowers MRSA ratesmethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus of 42 percent and reduction in cost
Study shows electronic monitoring of hand hygiene lowers MRSA rates
MedCity News / Posted 20 days ago
methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus of 42 percent and reduction in costs of $434,000. Some estimates say that MRSA causes as many as 80,000 infections and 11,000 deaths in the United States each year, and cost as much as $4.2 billion... Read more
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The Buffalo News
43North winners make progress in raising money, developing productsdamaging electronic screens. The company also said its device can kill the most
43North winners make progress in raising money, developing products
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
damaging electronic screens. The company also said its device can kill the most dangerous types of bacteria, including MRSA and C. difficile. Update: The company has started generating sales revenue for its product and has reached an academic... Read more
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Raw Story
Next time you ask the doctor for some antibiotics – consider whether you’re being immoralof drug resistant infections. Examples of resistant “superbugs” include methic
Next time you ask the doctor for some antibiotics – consider whether you’re being immoral
Raw Story / Posted 21 days ago
of drug resistant infections. Examples of resistant “superbugs” include methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), extremely drug resistant tuberculosis, gonorrhoea, typohoid fever, and group A streptococcus. Although the evolution... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Heartbroken parents of MRSA-death baby want 'lessons to be learned' A preliminary inquest hearing has been held at Laganside, Belfast, into the d
Heartbroken parents of MRSA-death baby want 'lessons to be learned'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
A preliminary inquest hearing has been held at Laganside, Belfast, into the death of Shea Morrissey, who died of MRSA aged just four weeks The heartbroken parents of a baby who... Read more
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Deseret News
Study: Utah clinics overprescribe antibioticsby viruses — like bronchitis. They say that doing so is driving the rise of "su
Study: Utah clinics overprescribe antibiotics
Deseret News / Posted 22 days ago
by viruses — like bronchitis. They say that doing so is driving the rise of "superbugs" — drug-resistant bacteria like MRSA that now kill tens of thousands of people every year in the U.S. Yet many doctors continue to do so, including in... Read more
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The Age
Superbug hunters: the front line against antibiotic resistanceof vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) in the world. Rates of Meth
Superbug hunters: the front line against antibiotic resistance
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
of vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) in the world. Rates of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) – sometimes known as "golden staph" – are "high to very high" Resistant bugs are killing 25,000 people a year across... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Are You Eating These Products? They Contain Carcinogenic Antibiotics, Activists Chargenot have to be an animal lover to object to massive antibiotic use. It produces
Are You Eating These Products? They Contain Carcinogenic Antibiotics, Activists Charge
Op-Ed News / Posted 24 days ago
not have to be an animal lover to object to massive antibiotic use. It produces deadly antibiotic resistant bacteria like MRSA, Clostridium difficile, VRE, KPC, CRE and resistant Acinetobacter baumannii from which 23,000 people die a year says the... Read more
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Surfline
Ocean Oddities: Sting of the Raysswell pumping. Jumped into the water and got stung. Surfed for 2 more hours get
Ocean Oddities: Sting of the Rays
Surfline / Posted 24 days ago
swell pumping. Jumped into the water and got stung. Surfed for 2 more hours getting my fill of waves. On my way out, I got tagged again. Had to walk up the goat trail on 2 bad feet which eventually lead to MRSA infections. Waves were worth it forsu... Read more
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CBS Sports
Jim Kelly feels 'awesome' as he works his way back from cancer battlecancer that was attacking his body. Kelly was diagnosed with squamous cell carc
Jim Kelly feels 'awesome' as he works his way back from cancer battle
CBS Sports / Posted 26 days ago
cancer that was attacking his body. Kelly was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in 2013, and a year later contracted MRSA his bones, shortly after having been declared cancer-free. Now, almost two years after that cancer-free diagnosis, Kelly... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hunt is on for tools to kill dangerous biofilm bacterial coloniescoating of DNA, proteins, and polysaccharides — slime to you and me. Biofilms
Hunt is on for tools to kill dangerous biofilm bacterial colonies
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
coating of DNA, proteins, and polysaccharides — slime to you and me. Biofilms are different from so-called superbugs, like MRSA, that have evolved a resistance to antibiotics. Each individual bacteria in a biofilm would, on its own, be susceptible... Read more
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