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2015-04-03 16:00:42

The overuse of antibiotics has led to the rise of superbugs like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and a new study has found that MRSA, like all things evil, is actually strengthened by cigarette smoke.

2015-04-02 08:30:11

5 'bad guys' to worry about in 2015 DALLAS, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A hospital is thought of as a place people go to get well.

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2015-03-31 08:28:32

We’ve all seen and probably ignored those lose weight, cure baldness or grow yourself a new face “with this one weird old trick” ads. But UK scientists were recently “astonished” by the effectiveness of a 9th century treatment for eye infections in combating an antibiotic-resistant superbug.

2015-03-17 12:29:24

CHICAGO, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "MRSA is the number one problem (a medical error) in U.S.

2015-03-02 08:34:44

- Treatment for Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI) in Adults - DUBLIN, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that

2015-02-25 08:33:13

-- Phase 1 Studies Confirm Superior Safety Profile of MRX-I Over Zyvox® -- HAYWARD, Calif. and SHANGHAI, Feb.

2015-02-23 08:28:36

Trial also demonstrates strong trends in secondary clinical endpoints AUSTIN, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-04 08:29:58

- Proposed label expansion would support use of TEFLARO in cases of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) with concurrent bacteremia - DUBLIN, Feb.

2015-01-26 00:20:46

New test detects MRSA and SA, the leading causes of healthcare-associated infections worldwide PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-15 12:28:29

- Fully human mAb neutralizes multiple virulence factors of S. aureus, including alpha-hemolysin LEBANON, N.H. and VIENNA, Jan.


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2011-04-26 20:20:41

Staphylococcus aureus is a facultative anaerobic gram-positive coccus, and is the most common cause of staph infections. It is commonly part of the skin flora found in the nose and on skin. Around 20% of the human population is long-term carriers. It gets its golden color due to its carotenoid pigment staphyloxanthin. The pigment acts as a virulence factor with an antioxidant action that allows the microbe to evade death by reactive oxygen species used by the host immune system. Staphylococci...

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