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2014-07-20 23:02:23

Just For Men Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC Alleges New Jersey Man Suffered Severe Skin Reactions, Including Cellulitis, and that Defendants Did Not Adequately Warn Against the Negative Effects and Risks Associated with Just For Men Products. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, together with their co-counsel, announces that they have filed a Just For Men lawsuit on behalf of a New Jersey man who suffered a severe reaction, including cellulitis,...

2012-09-18 13:51:32

Dr. Russell Russo, an Orthopedic Surgeon at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, and other researchers stress that orthopedists should have a high index of suspicion for necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating bacterial infection, in every patient with pain or other symptoms that are out of proportion to the initial diagnosis. Their recommendations are published in the September 2012 issue of Orthopedics Today. Although relatively rare and difficult to diagnose because its symptoms often...

2012-07-12 23:02:40

The summer heat makes it the perfect time to relax at the beach, but those who suffer from varicose veins may avoid wearing a bathing suit because of their protruding leg veins. Vein specialist Dr. Maged Mikhail of Los Angeles Varicose Vein Center explains how these embarrassing problems can be quickly and easily treated. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Although they´re commonly viewed as a cosmetic concern, varicose veins can lead to serious aches and pains. Sometimes the...

2012-06-01 09:25:31

People with a past history of just a single skin infection may be three times more likely to develop a painful, costly – and potentially deadly – surgical site infection (SSI) when they have an operation, according to new Johns Hopkins research. The increased risk, described online in the Annals of Surgery, suggests there are underlying biological differences in the way individuals respond to skin cuts that need to be better understood in order to prevent SSIs, the researchers...

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." The study, describing the first known case of necrotizing fasciitis from an intramuscular injection of the street drug known as "bath salts," is published in the January 2012 issue of Orthopedics, now available online. Necrotizing fasciitis is an orthopedic...

2010-10-25 12:05:59

Patients admitted to the hospital for the common bacterial skin infection cellulitis should be treated as a first line of defense with the potent antibiotic drug vancomycin rather than other antibiotics such as penicillin, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. For some time, medical practice guidelines have been ambiguous about whether vancomycin or so-called B-lactam antibiotics like penicillin or cephalosporins was the more appropriate therapy for treating patients admitted for...

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. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, say data from the National Center for Health Statistics for patient visits for skin infections from 1997 to 2005 show a rise from 8.6 nationwide to 14.2 million. They also report an increase from 4.6 million to 9.6 million in visits for abscesses or cellulitis -- the hallmark sign of infections due to...

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2008-03-10 00:00:00

Dozens of U.S. troops in Iraq fell sick at bases using "unmonitored and potentially unsafe" water supplied by the military and a contractor once owned by Vice President Dick Cheney's former company, the Pentagon's internal watchdog says. A report obtained by The Associated Press said soldiers experienced skin abscesses, cellulitis, skin infections, diarrhea and other illnesses after using discolored, smelly water for personal hygiene and laundry at five U.S. military sites in Iraq. The...


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