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2014-07-31 23:04:04

MRSA has been found to be colonizing people’s homes. Sylmar, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 In a recent article on Salon.com titled “Antibiotic-resistant Superbug MRSA is Now Colonizing People’s Homes,” the author notes that MRSA is not as easily avoidable as once thought, because it’s now found in homes. MRSA is a strain of staph bacteria that is antibiotic-resistant, and, in turn, can be very difficult to treat in patients. MRSA is spread by coming in contact with a person who has...

2014-05-05 23:02:22

Pediatric patients with recurrent MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) can find the help they seek at UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s new clinic. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Pediatric patients with recurrent MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) can find the help they seek at UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s new clinic. The Recurrent MRSA Clinic will open Tuesday, May 6, and will be accepting referrals from primary care physicians. Dean Blumberg,...

2014-02-21 12:24:15

The Law Firm of Jonathan C. Reiter offers information about the legal rights of those who contract MRSA during a hospital stay. NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hospitals are required to take steps to maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients and visitors. When they fail to do so patient exposure to illness and infection often results. One of the most problematic occurrences faced by many patients in a hospital setting is the risk of contracting MRSA. MRSA is...

2013-10-30 10:29:36

Five years after implementing a national initiative to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) rates in Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, MRSA cases have continued to decline, according to a study in the November issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). The MRSA Prevention Initiative, implemented in 2007, resulted in significant decreases in both the...

2013-10-28 11:36:27

Antibiotic-resistant Staph infections causing longer hospital stays, more surgical interventions and a greater risk for complications Pediatric musculoskeletal Staphylococcus aureus bacterial infections have been evolving over the past decade, with more children diagnosed with the more virulent, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) today than 10 years ago. The result is longer hospitals stays, more surgeries and other related complications, according to an abstract presented...

Disease Can Spread Easily When Passing Basketballs
2013-07-03 08:47:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Basketballs and volleyballs can potentially spread dangerous germs between players, according to a new study by UC Irvine. The researchers hope to bring a new awareness to athletes, coaches, trainers and parents about safe sanitation practices for athletes. The research team presented their findings at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference in May, 2013. Known for causing staph infections in athletes,...

MRSA Superbug Found In Reused Wastewater
2012-11-06 10:06:59

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people are already exposed to the common bacterium Staphylococcus aureus as it is typically found on human skin and respiratory tracts. It seeks out opportunities to infect through access points on our body like hair follicles or open sores. A mutated form of this germ, a so-called ℠superbug´ known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), is immune to first-line antibiotics and can cause a dangerous...

Deadly Livestock Superbug Jumped To Humans
2012-02-22 08:52:13

A strain of the potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant bacterium known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has jumped from food animals to humans, researchers reported Tuesday in the online journal mBio. The study, led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), suggests that MRSA CC398 likely started as a non-resistant (antibiotic-susceptible) strain in humans, but developed resistance to antibiotics after spreading to farm animals. MRSA is a well-known...

Immunization For MRSA On The Horizon
2012-02-15 04:30:37

New hope for total joint replacement patients Methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) infections are resistant to antibiotics and can cause a myriad of problems -- bone erosion, or osteomyelitis, which shorten the effective life of an implant and greatly hinder replacement of that implant. MRSA can result in prolonged disability, amputation and even death. Although only 2 percent of the American population that undergo total joint replacement surgery will suffer an infection, half of...

2011-12-21 08:00:00

Embrace Health, Inc. announces the launch of its new Recovery Program for MRSA / Staph infections on 30 November 2011. Port Townsend, WA (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 Embrace Health, Inc. (a leader in Staph Infection and MRSA Treatment education online since 2008) announced a new educational program [launched worldwide on November 30, 2011] called the Recovery Program exclusively for sufferers of Staph Infections. This Staph Infection resource is a comprehensive collection of educational works...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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