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Nanosponge Could Serve As Vaccine Against MRSA Toxins
2013-12-02 06:21:04

University of California - San Diego Nanosponges that soak up a dangerous pore-forming toxin produced by MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) could serve as a safe and effective vaccine against this toxin. This "nanosponge vaccine" enabled the immune systems of mice to block the adverse effects of the alpha-haemolysin toxin from MRSA—both within the bloodstream and on the skin. Nanoengineers from the University of California, San Diego described the safety and efficacy of...

2013-11-26 23:28:01

Grime Busters showcases how Amazing! Nok-Out™ proves to be a contender in the fight against pathogens in schools. It reduces hands-on application time, is economical, and its efficacy is supported by independent lab studies and results. Gaylord, MI (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Silent stalkers, invisible to the naked eye, are invading the nation's school campuses. Sophisticated alarm systems and police security teams are useless against these predators. What are these real and present...

2013-11-21 23:30:18

Ondine Biomedical is pleased to announce that a second hospital, Abbotsford Hospital in British Columbia Canada, will be implementing its MRSAid Nasal Decolonization System in order to reduce the rate of surgical site infections. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Ondine Biomedical Inc. is pleased to announce that a second hospital in British Columbia, Canada will be implementing its MRSAid™ Nasal Decolonization System in order to reduce the rate of surgical site...

2013-11-20 23:25:43

The Sanuvox Aseptix Mobile Sterilization System employs two UV units to sterilize high-touch areas while dramatically reducing shadow areas believed to be a contributing factor to Hospital Acquired Infections. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 The Sanuvox Aseptix Dual UV Sterilization System uses a primary and secondary unit to sterilize high-touch surfaces with ultraviolet ‘C’ energy controlling (6 log reduction) drug-resistant microorganisms such as MRSA and C. difficile in...

2013-11-20 23:20:32

Edison Nation Medical, medical device incubator and health care innovation portal, announces a licensing agreement with Medline Industries, Inc. for the GoGown™, a revolutionary disposable isolation gown designed by health care entrepreneur Ginny Porowski to reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Edison Nation Medical medical device incubator and health care innovation portal, announces a licensing agreement with Medline...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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