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2014-02-20 23:26:56

New research focuses on skin bacteria as a major factor in the rapid spread of MRSA. Grime Busters explains how a collegiate hockey venue is having success in battling the germs associated with the disease through the use of a bacteria-killing product. Gaylord, MI (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The latest research on the MRSA skin disease, published by the American Society for Microbiology, holds important information for everyone who is trying to kill the germs that spread bacteria-related...

2014-02-19 12:22:37

Approach Bundles Advanced UV Technology with Trusted Surface Disinfectants to Eliminate Bacteria from Hospital Rooms Effectively and Efficiently OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies prove that pathogens, such as Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) and MRSA, can persist on environmental surfaces for months at a time[i] and can be found facility-wide in non-isolation rooms.[ii] Clorox Healthcare, already known for its line of innovative hospital disinfectants, is now...

2014-02-19 08:31:18

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CURx Pharmaceuticals today announced it has entered into a global license agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. for development of Fosfomycin:Tobramycin for Inhalation (FTI) to treat Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infection in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. FTI is ready for Phase III clinical trials, having successfully completed a Phase II trial in CF patients. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/MM64137LOGO) "This is a great...

2014-02-11 08:33:36

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group(TM) (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical company developing prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs as well as companion diagnostics, and Affinium Pharmaceuticals (Affinium), a Canadian company focusing on the development of a platform of novel, targeted narrow-spectrum antibacterial therapeutics, today announced the acquisition by Debiopharm of Affinium's clinical and...

2014-02-07 23:00:30

AIA postpones wrestling tournaments due to prevent the spread of unknown skin infections. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The Arizona Interscholastic Association has postponed the AIA Sectional Wrestling Tournaments, originally scheduled for February 8, after receiving reports that some wrestlers had contracted an unknown skin infection. While none of the infections have been reported to be MRSA, the AIA is taking precautionary measures of postponing the tournament as a matter...

2014-02-04 08:34:12

--Vestagen Has Rights to Patented Schoeller Technologies that Repel Fluids and Contaminants and Keep Wearers Cool and Dry-- ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc., today announced that it has obtained worldwide rights from Schoeller Technologies AG to certain technologies that are integral to the unique properties of Vestex(®), the first of its families of active barrier protective fabrics that are clinically proven to prevent or reduce the...

2014-01-30 23:27:54

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Dental Market Report: 2013 Edition” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-dental-market-report-2013-edition Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Global Dental Market Report: 2013 Edition Dentistry is the branch of science devoted for maintenance and treatment of teeth, gums, and other soft and hard tissues of oral cavity and adjacent structures. Dental market is bifurcated...

2014-01-29 12:20:23

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented effort to curb the spread of "superbugs" such as MRSA, C. difficile and TB in ambulances and other transport vehicles, an advanced and portable UV germicidal lamp manufactured by MRSA-UV is now being used by rescue personnel for the first time. In order to prevent EMS paramedics and transport patients from coming in contact with these deadly pathogens, West Palm Beach Fire Rescue is the first in the nation...

2014-01-24 11:42:45

3-year evaluation identifies what's working and the challenges that remain for national effort Independent evaluators have found that measurable progress in reducing the rates of some targeted HAIs has been achieved under the umbrella of a national plan to prevent HAIs that was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The evaluation appears in a special February supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of...

2014-01-24 08:21:59

Patient care research institute highlights Antimicrobial Copper in annual Hospital C-Suite Watch List NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. based non-profit health organization dedicated to researching the best approaches to patient care has listed Antimicrobial Copper as one of the top 10 technologies to watch in its 2014 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List. Copper earned this distinction from the ECRI Institute less than one year after a groundbreaking study found that copper kills...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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