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FOX News
9 signs it's time to break up with your doctorstethoscope, as well as his hands if he’s lax about washing up between patients
9 signs it's time to break up with your doctor
FOX News / Posted yesterday
stethoscope, as well as his hands if he’s lax about washing up between patients, can be easily contaminated with the deadly MRSA virus. Ask the practice manager, “How exactly do you clean the office every day? And do all of the staff members,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Are You Eating Antibiotics in Your Food? Yes!the bill, noting that up to 70 percent of all U.S. antibiotics go to livestock.
Are You Eating Antibiotics in Your Food? Yes!
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
the bill, noting that up to 70 percent of all U.S. antibiotics go to livestock. A University of Iowa study in 2010 found MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) in 70 percent of hogs on farms studied and 64 percent of workers;... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mosquitos carrying the deadly Zika virus could reach NEW YORKsuch as the northern extent of Aedes aegypti potential survival during the summ
Mosquitos carrying the deadly Zika virus could reach NEW YORK
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
such as the northern extent of Aedes aegypti potential survival during the summer months. RELATED ARTICLES Could MRSA and TB finally be defeated? Super-antibiotic can...Is a MINUTE of exercise all you need? Researchers find 60...Twins... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could MRSA finally be defeated? Deadly bug killed by super-antibioticCould MRSA and TB finally be defeated? Super-antibiotic can wipe out deadly inf
Could MRSA finally be defeated? Deadly bug killed by super-antibiotic
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Could MRSA and TB finally be defeated? Super-antibiotic can wipe out deadly infections - and bugs may never become resistant to it Teixobactin is a chemical that can wipe out everything from MRSA to TB Is made naturally by bugs that live in soil... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Study gives Medical Center a 'D' for patient safetyPark in Dublin got As. Leapfrog rated Medical Center-Navicent Health poorly fo
Study gives Medical Center a 'D' for patient safety
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
Park in Dublin got As. Leapfrog rated Medical Center-Navicent Health poorly for several areas: Preventing the spread of MRSA (staph) infections. They said that can be caused by employees failing to wash their hands between patients. Blood... Read more
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MLive.com
Which Michigan hospitals are tops in patient safety, and which aren'tand Prevention and the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Although many states require
Which Michigan hospitals are tops in patient safety, and which aren't
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
and Prevention and the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Although many states require hospitals to report rates of infections like MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), C. diff (Clostridium difficile), CAUTI (catheter-associated urinary tract... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
CHC ranked as one of the safest Michigan hospitalsexperience that have been correlated with the hospital’s safety record, as well
CHC ranked as one of the safest Michigan hospitals
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
experience that have been correlated with the hospital’s safety record, as well as two common and deadly infections, MRSA and C.diff.C.diff, an otherwise harmless bacteria, can grow out of control and make people sick. Called Clostridium... Read more
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MedCity News
Leapfrog Group: Risk of avoidable death is 50% higher in poor-performing hospitalsnow includes five Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Syst
Leapfrog Group: Risk of avoidable death is 50% higher in poor-performing hospitals
MedCity News / Posted 4 days ago
now includes five Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) measures, plus statistics on MRSA and C. difficile infections. A quarter of all hospitals got a B, while the largest group, 37 percent, scored a C. Just... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Is your gym a dirty health hazard?caused the rich diversity of bacteria found. In the US, a number of cases of m
Is your gym a dirty health hazard?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
caused the rich diversity of bacteria found. In the US, a number of cases of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) – a type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria usually found in hospitals - have been linked to gyms. You're better off to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Looking back at Matt Barrows' recent draft crushesFrom Barrows: “OG Carl Nicks. Was once the NFL's best guard. Played in only nin
Looking back at Matt Barrows' recent draft crushes
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
From Barrows: “OG Carl Nicks. Was once the NFL's best guard. Played in only nine games in 2012-13 after dealing with nasty MRSA infection and is no longer in the league.” ... Nicks, right, blocks defensive tackle Hollis Thomas (99) during an NFL... Read more
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NJ Biz
Update: New Jersey hospitals slip in latest safety evaluation, but changing criteria play a rolecommunication about medicines and discharge information. In addition, measures
Update: New Jersey hospitals slip in latest safety evaluation, but changing criteria play a role
NJ Biz / Posted 5 days ago
communication about medicines and discharge information. In addition, measures on two common and deadly infections, MRSA and C.diff., were added and five Surgical Care Improvement Project measures were removed. “Other changes to the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Draft Crush 2016: And the rose goes to ...the other? 2008: Carl Nicks. Was once the NFL's best guard. Played in only nin
Draft Crush 2016: And the rose goes to ...
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
the other? 2008: Carl Nicks. Was once the NFL's best guard. Played in only nine games in 2012-13 after dealing with nasty MRSA infection and is no longer in the league. 49ers went with Kentwan Balmer in this spot, begging the question: Worse pick,... Read more
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NJ Biz
New Jersey hospitals slip in latest safety evaluation, but changing criteria play a rolecommunication about medicines and discharge information. In addition, measures
New Jersey hospitals slip in latest safety evaluation, but changing criteria play a role
NJ Biz / Posted 5 days ago
communication about medicines and discharge information. In addition, measures on two common and deadly infections, MRSA and C.diff., were added and five Surgical Care Improvement Project measures were removed. “Other changes to the... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Antibiotic resistance: six ways to lower the risk to your horsemissing any doses. 4. Limit the spread of infection with simple measures, such
Antibiotic resistance: six ways to lower the risk to your horse
Horse and Hound / Posted 8 days ago
missing any doses. 4. Limit the spread of infection with simple measures, such as washing your hands. People can carry MRSA and may contaminate uninfected wounds or transfer resistant bacteria from horse to horse. Like this? You might also... Read more
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PhysOrg
The rise and fall of the antibiotic agemay come" when penicillin is so readily available that it could be administered
The rise and fall of the antibiotic age
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
may come" when penicillin is so readily available that it could be administered improperly, giving rise to resistance. MRSA can cause a range of infections, from boils or pimples to serious problems like pneumonia or blood infections. Credit:... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Increase in dog bite cases in St. Joseph Countyyou do get a bite, get to a safe place, immediately wash wounds with soap and w
Increase in dog bite cases in St. Joseph County
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 8 days ago
you do get a bite, get to a safe place, immediately wash wounds with soap and water and seek medical attention. Children and men are the most at risk for dog bites. Some disease you can get from dog bites include, rabies, tetan... Read more
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The Register
Irish researchers sweep smartphones clear of super bugsand baked in during manufacturing. The resulting anti-microbial surface is the
Irish researchers sweep smartphones clear of super bugs
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
and baked in during manufacturing. The resulting anti-microbial surface is then 99.9 per cent resistant to to the likes of MRSA, E coli and various “fungi”. If that wasn’t appealing enough, the result is a surface that is harder than the original... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish scientists develop agent to fight superbugsan agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphones and door handle
Irish scientists develop agent to fight superbugs
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphones and door handles to combat bacterial infections such as MRSA and E.coli. The nanotechnology has a 99.9 % kill-rate of potentially lethal and drug-resistant bacteria, they... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Larry Donnell Re-Signs with GiantsJerome Cunningham is largely unproven in the NFL, and the team didn't re-sign D
Larry Donnell Re-Signs with Giants
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
Jerome Cunningham is largely unproven in the NFL, and the team didn't re-sign Daniel Fells, whose complications from a MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infection likely ended his career. Donnell's return also allows New York... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCEthink they�re pleased to see us. Take the travels of a superbug called methicil
ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
think they�re pleased to see us. Take the travels of a superbug called methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA. Emeritus Professor Mary BartonHorses carry a horse-adapted strain of methicillin-resistant staph aureus, which came... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
A Bump inside the Nose: Causes, Treatments and PreventionSometimes cellulitis can lead to death, if the bacterium responsible is methici
A Bump inside the Nose: Causes, Treatments and Prevention
Doctors Health Press / Posted 9 days ago
Sometimes cellulitis can lead to death, if the bacterium responsible is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Nasal polyps: Nasal polyps, or a bump inside the nose’s cartilage, are another common cause of a painful bump inside... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Scientists in Sligo make discovery that could be 'game changer' in fight against superbugsIreland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smart-pho
Scientists in Sligo make discovery that could be 'game changer' in fight against superbugs
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
Ireland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smart-phones and door handles to combat the likes of MRSA and E. coli. The nanotechnology has a 99.9 % kill rate of potentially lethal and drug-resistant bacteria, they... Read more
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Weekly Times
Discovery could stem spread of superbugsIreland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphon
Discovery could stem spread of superbugs
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
Ireland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphones and door handles to combat the likes of MRSA and E. coli. The nanotechnology has a 99.9 per cent kill rate of potentially lethal and drug-resistant bacteria, they... Read more
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News.com.au
Discovery could stem spread of superbugsIreland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphon
Discovery could stem spread of superbugs
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
Ireland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphones and door handles to combat the likes of MRSA and E. coli. The nanotechnology has a 99.9 per cent kill rate of potentially lethal and drug-resistant bacteria, they... Read more
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Perth Now
Discovery could stem spread of superbugsIreland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphon
Discovery could stem spread of superbugs
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
Ireland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphones and door handles to combat the likes of MRSA and E. coli. The nanotechnology has a 99.9 per cent kill rate of potentially lethal and drug-resistant bacteria, they... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Discovery could stem spread of superbugsIreland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphon
Discovery could stem spread of superbugs
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Ireland has found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smartphones and door handles to combat the likes of MRSA and E. coli. The nanotechnology has a 99.9 per cent kill rate of potentially lethal and drug-resistant bacteria, they... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New discovery could stem spread of deadly superbugs, scientists claimresearchers found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smart-pho
New discovery could stem spread of deadly superbugs, scientists claim
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
researchers found an agent that can be baked into everyday items like smart-phones and door handles to combat the likes of MRSA and E. coli. The nanotechnology has a 99.9 % kill rate of potentially lethal and drug-resistant bacteria, they... Read more
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Denver Post
Cooper Snowbarger spreads Lacrosse to Haiti while on missions tripthe trip sent him to an emergency room as soon as he landed. He was hospitalize
Cooper Snowbarger spreads Lacrosse to Haiti while on missions trip
Denver Post / Posted 9 days ago
the trip sent him to an emergency room as soon as he landed. He was hospitalized for four days for cellulitis from an MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infection. In his first lacrosse game back from the trip, Snowbarger... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Only on ABC-7: Hospital makes move to decrease risk of hospital-acquired infectionsand xenon gas through a series of loud pops and a bright, pulsing light. "It's
Only on ABC-7: Hospital makes move to decrease risk of hospital-acquired infections
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 days ago
and xenon gas through a series of loud pops and a bright, pulsing light. "It's to kill any basic contact germs, such as MRSA, HIV, and other deadly contamination that can be brought into an operating room," Bryan Stone told ABC-7 as he... Read more
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metro
This is why gingers take longer than blondes to lose their virginityaged 18. One gene, CADM2, is linked to having sex at a young age – and to gene
This is why gingers take longer than blondes to lose their virginity
metro / Posted 10 days ago
aged 18. One gene, CADM2, is linked to having sex at a young age – and to general risk-taking behaviour. Another gene, MRSA, linked to irritable behaviour also led – perhaps unsurprisingly – to people having sex at a later time. Dr Perry... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
24 Michigan hospitals penalized for patient safety gaps; is there a better measure?patients suffered infections related to hospitalization, and 75,000 of them die
24 Michigan hospitals penalized for patient safety gaps; is there a better measure?
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 10 days ago
patients suffered infections related to hospitalization, and 75,000 of them died. Most HACs are infections. Some, like MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) or clostridium difficile, known as c. diff, are difficult to treat and may... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Your genes can influence the age at which you lose your virginityCAMD2, linked losing virginity early to taking risks and having a lot of childr
Your genes can influence the age at which you lose your virginity
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
CAMD2, linked losing virginity early to taking risks and having a lot of children later in life. A variant in another gene, MRSA, was found in people who lost their virginity later than average and was linked to irritability. The researchers found... Read more
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Duke University
Study Provides Structural Basis For Development Of New Antibioticsantibiotics that target an enzyme essential to every known strain of bacteria,
Study Provides Structural Basis For Development Of New Antibiotics
Duke University / Posted 12 days ago
antibiotics that target an enzyme essential to every known strain of bacteria, including those that cause tuberculosis and MRSA. “Nature has evolved a number of ways to inhibit this enzyme, but researchers haven’t been able to mimic their... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study provides structural basis for development of new antibioticsantibiotics that target an enzyme essential to every known strain of bacteria,
Study provides structural basis for development of new antibiotics
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
antibiotics that target an enzyme essential to every known strain of bacteria, including those that cause tuberculosis and MRSA. "Nature has evolved a number of ways to inhibit this enzyme, but researchers haven't been able to mimic their... Read more
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Perth Now
The germiest things on a plane revealedand old food into. A study by the Auburn University in Alabama, USA found that
The germiest things on a plane revealed
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
and old food into. A study by the Auburn University in Alabama, USA found that the antibiotic-resistant bacterium known as MRSA lived on material from a seat-back pocket for a week longer than it lived on any other surface in the plane.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The germiest things on a plane revealedand old food into. A study by the Auburn University in Alabama, USA found that
The germiest things on a plane revealed
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
and old food into. A study by the Auburn University in Alabama, USA found that the antibiotic-resistant bacterium known as MRSA lived on material from a seat-back pocket for a week longer than it lived on any other surface in the plane.... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Don’t ever touch this on a planeand old food into. A study by the Auburn University in Alabama, USA found that
Don’t ever touch this on a plane
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
and old food into. A study by the Auburn University in Alabama, USA found that the antibiotic-resistant bacterium known as MRSA lived on material from a seat-back pocket for a week longer than it lived on any other surface in the plane.... Read more
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express
SEX WARNING: Doctors fear super-gonorrhoea will spread across the countrysuperbug crisis from antibiotics overuse 'almost TOO LATE'... Have scientists
SEX WARNING: Doctors fear super-gonorrhoea will spread across the country
express / Posted 13 days ago
superbug crisis from antibiotics overuse 'almost TOO LATE'... Have scientists discovered the way to DESTROY MRSA? If strains of gonorrhoea emerge that are resistant to both azithromycin and ceftriaxone treatment options would be... Read more
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express
Jeremy Hunt's new bid to cut use of antibioticssimplest of bugs. Related articles Proton therapy saved our girl's sight Have
Jeremy Hunt's new bid to cut use of antibiotics
express / Posted 13 days ago
simplest of bugs. Related articles Proton therapy saved our girl's sight Have scientists discovered the way to DESTROY MRSA? “If we don’t take serious action now, illnesses that are relatively harmless today could become killers... Read more
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Philly.com
Heroin's heavy toll: Parents share their storiesshort-term memory. He'd also been hospitalized for a bacterial infection he'd
Heroin's heavy toll: Parents share their stories
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
short-term memory. He'd also been hospitalized for a bacterial infection he'd caught from shooting up after he contracted MRSA in both of his arms. The contagion was spreading to his chest, and doctors said that if it hadn't been caught, Travis... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Bacterial infection home remedies using natural herbs and foodsZealand clover, manuka, and kanuka honeys on E. coli, Bacillus subtilis, Pseudo
Bacterial infection home remedies using natural herbs and foods
Bel Marra Health / Posted 14 days ago
Zealand clover, manuka, and kanuka honeys on E. coli, Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). All manuka honeys are not created equal, however, so the less processed, more natural manuka is most... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
British Chancellor calls for global action against antibiotic resistancetwo new antibiotics have been brought to the market in the United States in the
British Chancellor calls for global action against antibiotic resistance
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
two new antibiotics have been brought to the market in the United States in the last seven years. Streptomyces research is expected to provide new antibiotics, including treatment against MRSA and infections resistant to commonly-used medic... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Superbugs could kill 10million a year if antibiotics stop workingparasites, viruses and fungi.” The warning comes two years after WHO predicted
Superbugs could kill 10million a year if antibiotics stop working
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
parasites, viruses and fungi.” The warning comes two years after WHO predicted over-use of antibiotics would lead to MRSA-type bugs. Assistant director-general for health security Dr Keiji Fukuda said: “Without urgent, co-ordinated action... Read more
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The Shawnee News-Star
Traffic stop nets drugs, arrestdriver, identified as Jesse Wayne Keys, told the officer that he was taking his
Traffic stop nets drugs, arrest
The Shawnee News-Star / Posted 16 days ago
driver, identified as Jesse Wayne Keys, told the officer that he was taking his passenger to the hospital because she had MRSA and wasn't feeling well.When asked, the passenger told the officer that she did not need an ambulance, the arrest... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UC San Diego receives NIH grant to establish interdisciplinary center to combat antibiotic resistancepose one of the greatest threats in modern medicine. Superbugs, such as methici
UC San Diego receives NIH grant to establish interdisciplinary center to combat antibiotic resistance
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
pose one of the greatest threats in modern medicine. Superbugs, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Clostridium difficile (C. diff), and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), often strike hospitalized... Read more
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Air Force Times
Two Iraq veterans strive to be first combat amputees to climb Everestheel and broke his right femur. Following an operation to repair his foot, Juk
Two Iraq veterans strive to be first combat amputees to climb Everest
Air Force Times / Posted 16 days ago
heel and broke his right femur. Following an operation to repair his foot, Jukes was infected with the superbug bacteria MRSA that went undiagnosed. By the time a civilian doctor identified it after Jukes was back home in Colorado to recover,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Novel antibiotics to overcome antibacterial resistancePharma is developing a number of targeted therapies including one that is curre
Novel antibiotics to overcome antibacterial resistance
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
Pharma is developing a number of targeted therapies including one that is currently undergoing toxicology studies for MRSA treatment. Equally significant is the German Centre of Infection Research’s targeted therapies with the optimisation of... Read more
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Gazette News
Teen told to 'go home' from hospital despite suffering potentially deadly MRSA bugA TEENAGER suffering from the potentially deadly MRSA bug and septicaemia was t
Teen told to 'go home' from hospital despite suffering potentially deadly MRSA bug
Gazette News / Posted 17 days ago
A TEENAGER suffering from the potentially deadly MRSA bug and septicaemia was told by doctors to go home because he had a 48-hour bug, it has been claimed. Kieran Johns, 16, originally attended A&E at Colchester General Hospital after suffering... Read more
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Daily Star
Refugees flocking to Britain are carrying deadly superbugs, warn expertsacross Europe have to improve their disease screening after the surge of migran
Refugees flocking to Britain are carrying deadly superbugs, warn experts
Daily Star / Posted 17 days ago
across Europe have to improve their disease screening after the surge of migrants. Bugs they are bringing in include MRSA, HIV, tuberculosis, shigella, scabies and antibiotic-resistant salmonella, according to data presented at a microbiology... Read more
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Quartz
Superbugs are on track to kill 10 million people by 2050 if things don’t change—fastdidn’t matter if an antibiotic became useless, as new drugs were being discover
Superbugs are on track to kill 10 million people by 2050 if things don’t change—fast
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
didn’t matter if an antibiotic became useless, as new drugs were being discovered by the dozen. When the hospital superbug MRSA became resistant to penicillin in the 1950s, the drugs methicillin and flucloxacillin were produced. Indeed, the first... Read more
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