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2014-08-06 12:29:16

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital discovery lays the groundwork for a new class of antibiotics to fight multi-drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus and related bacteria that cause serious infections. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered an enzyme that regulates production of the toxins that contribute to potentially life-threatening Staphylococcus aureus infections. The study recently appeared in...

2014-06-04 23:12:51

The 12 Day Or Less MRSA Eradication System is a new program that provides people natural remedies and detailed instructions on how to treat and prevent the spread of MRSA or staph infections. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The 12 Day Or Less MRSA Eradication System is a new program that covers effective and natural ways to treat and prevent the spread of MRSA or staph infections. The program also reveals...

2013-07-12 23:34:33

Staph Infection Secrets penned by Hubert Walinski is a new MRSA treatment book that covers effective and safe ways to treat and prevent the spread of MRSA or staph infections. In a full Staph Infection Secrets overview, Tony Nguyen from the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Staph Infection Secrets is a new MRSA treatment book that covers effective and natural ways to treat and prevent the spread of MRSA or staph infections, and...

2013-06-18 23:23:10

Staph Infection Secrets created by Hubert Walinski is a new book that provides people with an effective staph infection treatment and detailed instructions on how to eradicate staph infections without using antibiotics. A full Staph Infection Secrets review on the site Health Review Center indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Staph Infection Secrets created by Hubert Walinski is a new book that provides people with an effective staph infection treatment,...

HIV Drug May Help Fight Against Deadly Staph Infection
2012-12-16 07:11:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Potentially deadly staph infections could be treated with a drug currently used by those who have been infected by HIV, according to researchers from the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. In the study, senior author and NYU assistant professor of microbiology Dr. Victor J. Torres and colleagues discovered that maraviroc, an antiretroviral drug used to treat those who have contracted the AIDS-causing lentivirus, could...

2012-08-28 11:30:54

High doses of vitamin B3 enhance immune system's infection-fighting ability, study shows Cedars-Sinai researchers have found that a common vitamin may have the potential to provide a powerful weapon to fight certain "superbugs," antibiotic-resistant staph infections that health experts see as a threat to public health. The research, published in the September 2012 edition of The Journal of Clinical Investigation, found that high doses of the nicotinamide form of vitamin B3 stimulated a...

Mass Spectrometry Rapidly Detects Staph Infections
2012-01-13 04:12:37

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed a new laboratory test that can rapidly identify the bacterium responsible for staph infections. This new test takes advantage of unique isotopic labeling combined with specific bacteriophage amplification to rapidly identify Staphylococcus aureus. Quickly and accurately detecting infections caused by S. aureus is critical because the pathogenic bacterium causes a...

2011-01-18 22:23:43

Researchers have determined the structure and mechanism of an enzyme that performs the crucial first step in the formation of cholesterol and a key virulence factor in staph bacteria. Chemists at the University of Illinois and collaborators in Taiwan studied a type of enzyme found in humans, plants, fungi, parasites, and many bacteria that begins the synthesis of triterpenes "“ one of the most abundant and most ancient classes of molecules. Triterpenes are precursors to steroids such as...

2010-12-17 07:45:04

(IVANHOE NEWSWIRE)-- No, this is not the title of another Stephen King masterpiece, this is real life. Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria feed on blood. According to researchers, it turns out that these microbial vampires prefer the taste of human blood. They need the iron that's hidden away inside red blood cells to grow and cause infections. Staph favors human hemoglobin "“ the oxygen-carrying protein that contains iron "“ over hemoglobin from other animals. The findings...

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2010-12-15 16:31:39

Staphylococcus aureus bacteria bind best to human hemoglobin"Staph" bacteria feed on blood. They need the iron that's hidden away inside red blood cells to grow and cause infections. It turns out that these microbial vampires prefer the taste of human blood, Vanderbilt University scientists have discovered.The researchers report in the Dec. 16 issue of Cell Host & Microbe that Staphylococcus aureus (staph) favors human hemoglobin "“ the oxygen-carrying protein that contains iron...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.