Latest abscess Stories

2008-09-05 00:00:06

Conservative treatment can deal with nursing mothers hospitalized for breast abscesses and afflicted with a "superbug," Dallas researchers said. Many nursing mothers who have been hospitalized for breast abscesses and then suffer from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA.

2008-08-13 18:00:12

By N, Jung C, Lehmann; M, Hellmann; H, Seifert; M, Valter M; M, Hallek; G, Fatkenheuer; M, Kochanek Abstract BACKGROUND: Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL)-producing Staphylococcus aureus is emerging as a serious problem worldwide.

2008-07-29 21:00:41

U.S. researchers say they suspect a sharp rise in skin infections is due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA.

2008-07-22 00:00:38

INJECTING drug addicts are to get extra help at a drop-in centre in Dewsbury town centre. Over Pounds 7,000 will pay for two nurses to help drug users to have better medical care and ensure that injection wounds do not become infected.

2007-10-09 03:00:07

By Gupta, Nupur Arora, Manju; Singh, Neeta; Dadhwal, Vatsla; Et al Abstract Introduction: Pelvic abscesses still remain a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for the obstetrician and gynaecologist.

2007-08-03 09:23:05

By Kendrick, Aaron S Head, Harold D; Rehm, Jason Surgically managed infections of the sternoclavicular joint have rarely been reported, but general and thoracic surgeons may be consulted to manage such infections.

2007-08-03 09:23:01

By Herndon, Mark D Christie, D Benjamin; Ayoub, Macram M; Duggan, A Daniel A thyroid abscess is an infrequently encountered condition with a rarity that is attributable to anatomic and physiologic characteristics of the gland that impart a unique quality of infection resistance.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.