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2014-10-30 08:36:12

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaDerma, Inc. (OTCQB: VDRM), a specialty pharmaceutical company devoted to bringing new products to market, has recently released a revolutionary new wound care drug called TetraStem. TetraStem is a topical liquid tetracycline-based antibiotic that uses a patent-pending innovative transdermal delivery system that can convert oral medication active ingredients into topical drugs. The drug is FDA registered as a first aid antibiotic to help...

2014-10-29 08:34:59

DNV GL addresses urgent hospital infection concerns with new Managing Infection Risk Certification program HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today DNV GL announced a new certification program aimed at transforming hospitals' approach to managing infection risk. DNV GL certified Sentara Leigh and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospitals in Virginia as the first two Centers of Excellence for its Managing Infection Risk (MIR) Certification, recognizing exceptional processes and an...

2014-10-28 23:03:54

Researchers demonstrate the rapid spread of viruses in 2-4 hours; Clearstream provides antibacterial and antimicrobial products to combat viral contamination. Harrisburg, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Researchers at the University of Arizona, Tucson, recently revealed the results of a new study on viral contamination, presenting their findings at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in September. In response to the study, Clearstream, LLC – a...

2014-10-27 23:11:35

In healthcare facilities around the world sinks and fixtures made with Antimicrobial Copper Nickel surfaces are becoming part of new patient safety initiatives. Franklin Park, IL (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Just Manufacturing introduced their first sinks and fixtures made with CuVerro® Antimicrobial Copper Nickel Surfaces in 2012. Since that time there has been a steady expansion of their line of healthcare fixtures, scrub sinks, patient suite lavatory sinks and nurse’s hand wash...

2014-10-26 23:00:23

Antimicrobial patient and staff stations installed into Western Australian private hospital, capable of a biocidal kill rate of 99% against deadly infections and superbugs. Perth, Western Australia (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 NiQ Health is pleased to announce the first installation of their CarePlus™ antimicrobial patient and staff stations into a private, Western Australian hospital. The patient and staff stations contain built-in, organic, antimicrobial protection from serious bacteria...

2014-10-20 23:02:14

With the Ebola threat spreading, decontamination robots have been called to duty in Dallas to disinfect areas within the hospital that were exposed to the first documented case of Ebola in the United States. The remote controlled robotic decontamination systems made by the biotech company, Bioquell, have been used in a variety of places around the world to combat the current outbreak including the National Institutes of Health. Horsham, PA October 16, 2014 (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 With...

2014-10-17 23:03:14

Company officials available to comment on work being done to ensure safe hospital facilities where Ebola patients are treated. Horsham, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Bioquell, provider of germ-eliminating robots and services, is being called upon by health facilities around the world to decontaminate locations where Ebola-infected and exposed patients are being treated. Among the many places the hydrogen peroxide vapor technology is being used includes Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital...

2014-10-15 16:29:09

LONDON, Oct. 15, 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infections from activities and procedures taking place within a healthcare facility have become a cause for great concern. These infection may occur in a postoperative wound or as a complication unrelated to the disease or condition. This report, Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Control Markets: focuses on the market opportunities for companies that can assist hospitals and other healthcare facilities with important HAI mitigation tasks...

Study Shows Hospitalized Patients Don't Wash Their Hands Enough
2014-10-09 03:57:16

Provided by McMaster University Hospital visitors and staff are greeted with hand sanitizer dispensers in the lobby, by the elevators and outside rooms as reminders to wash their hands to stop infections, but just how clean are patients' hands? A study led by McMaster University researcher Dr. Jocelyn Srigley has found that hospitalized patients wash their hands infrequently. They wash about 30 per cent of the time while in the washroom, 40 per cent during meal times, and only three...

2014-10-08 08:26:16

VIENNA and PHILADELPHIA, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabriva Therapeutics AG, a biotechnology company focused on developing pleuromutilins, a new class of antibiotics for the treatment of serious infections caused by resistant Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens, announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) as well as Fast Track status designation to Nabriva's lead product lefamulin,...


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