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2012-01-12 20:57:42

A study led by Russell R. Russo, MD, a third-year Orthopaedic Surgery resident at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine, has identified a new source of life-threatening necrotizing fasciitis – "bath salts."

2011-07-20 10:35:00

CHICAGO, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- R&B superstar R.

2011-02-21 20:35:52

When it comes to curing skin infected with the antibiotic-resistant bacterium MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), timely and proper wound cleaning and draining may be more important than the choice of antibiotic.

2010-08-31 21:03:08

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health and University of Chicago have found a promising treatment method that in laboratory mice reduces the severity of skin and soft-tissue damage caused by USA300, the leading cause of community-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections in the United States.

2010-08-16 16:08:06

Two recent studies provide evidence for a new approach to vaccines to prevent infections caused by drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus -- better known as MRSA – the leading cause of skin and soft tissue, bloodstream and lung infections in the United States.

2009-12-23 14:45:38

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a new approach for treating and healing skin abscesses caused by bacteria resistant to most antibiotics.

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2009-06-22 12:50:00

Researchers are now warning that doctors should be aware of the risk of MRSA infection when treating people for dog and cat bites.

2009-05-14 08:00:00

Now 20 Times Stronger,* Advanced Ribbon Dressing Features Hydrofiber(R) Technology SKILLMAN, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced today the launch of AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber, a new advanced ribbon dressing, in the U.S.

2009-03-30 11:41:56

In the fight against infected skin wounds, mixing tea tree oil and silver or putting them in liposomes, (small spheres made from natural lipids), greatly increases their antimicrobial activity and may minimise any side effects.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.