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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.

2010-07-13 13:45:00

Requests Come on Eve of Congressional Hearing on Use of Antibiotics in Agriculture WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1000 physicians and other clinicians, including nurses, have signed statements asking Congress to pass legislation to reduce the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics in food animals.

2008-06-24 12:03:09

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) testified today before the U.S.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]