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2014-06-05 08:28:17

Foundation for highly acclaimed "Safe Hands" anti-infection program WOLVERHAMPTON, West Midlands, U.K., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Cross Hospital, part of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, today announced a milestone of one million hand hygiene observations using TeleTracking Technologies, Inc.'s automated hand hygiene sensor as part of the 'Safe Hands' program. This compares to just 600 visual observations over the same time period. Safe Hands is a government-funded...

2014-06-04 23:12:51

The 12 Day Or Less MRSA Eradication System is a new program that provides people natural remedies and detailed instructions on how to treat and prevent the spread of MRSA or staph infections. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The 12 Day Or Less MRSA Eradication System is a new program that covers effective and natural ways to treat and prevent the spread of MRSA or staph infections. The program also reveals...

2014-06-03 08:34:03

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hospital Acquired Disease Testing Market (Pneumonia, UTI, Blood Stream, Surgical Site, MRSA Infection, and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...

2014-06-02 04:20:57

GLASGOW, Scotland, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing truly novel anti-infectives, announces today that Dr Stephanie Dancer, an internationally renowned medical microbiologist, has joined its scientific advisory board (SAB). She will help oversee the development of MGB Biopharma's lead antibiotic candidate, MGB-BP-3. An oral formulation of MGB-BP-3 is ready to enter Phase I development for Clostridium difficile, and an iv...

2014-05-28 12:23:42

As the dangers of the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as MRSA, in addition to others, become more prevalent due to the overzealous use of antibiotics on livestock farms, Clearstream says that antimicrobial technologies and advanced long-term application protocols are part of the solution in containing the spread of viral and bacterial contaminants and protecting the public's health. HARRISBURG, N.C., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Studies have shown that farmworkers, as well as those...

2014-05-27 12:30:34

TORONTO, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Every day, deadly pathogens are spread through touch and transferred easily from one surface to the next. MERS virus can live on high touch surfaces for days, while the widespread superbug's C. difficile and MRSA can live on touch surfaces for months. Canada's status quo approach to prevention is ineffective. In fact, Canada has the highest HAI rate of eleven developed countries surveyed by the World Health Organization. Copper and many copper...

2014-05-22 08:30:27

Superbug-slaying robot eliminates 99.9 percent of pathogens PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palos Community Hospital has added TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) to its patient safety and infection control arsenal and will be using the UV disinfection robot in patient rooms as well as surgical suites to eliminate harmful pathogens after traditional cleaning routines are carried out. "The acquisition of this technology is simply another way we are working to protect the integrity...

2014-05-22 08:29:31

Health system will add RL6:Infection to its suite of RL6 patient safety software TORONTO, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - RL Solutions, creators of innovative and easy to use healthcare quality and safety software, announced today that Trillium Health Partners of Mississauga, Ontario, has selected RL to provide automated infection surveillance throughout its organization. RL Solutions' infection prevention software, RL6:Infection, will complement the health system's existing infection...

E-cigarettes Could Boost Resistance Of Drug-resistant Bacteria
2014-05-19 03:28:28

American Thoracic Society Despite being touted by their manufacturers as a healthy alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes appear in a laboratory study to increase the virulence of drug- resistant and potentially life-threatening bacteria, while decreasing the ability of human cells to kill these bacteria Researchers at the VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), tested the effects of e-cigarette vapor on live methicillin-resistant...

2014-05-19 08:28:22

Results indicate vaccine generates an immune response against key toxins in volunteers and establish dosing for Phase III BOSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), presented Phase II trial (H-030-012) results for an investigational vaccine for the prevention of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection (CDI) at the 114th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). The Phase II trial met its...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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