University at Buffalo researchers are expressing concern about a new, under-recognized, much more potent variant of a common bacterium that has surfaced in the U.S.
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Hospitals in large cities act as breeding grounds for the superbug MRSA prior to it spreading to smaller hospitals, a study suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
There's new hope for development of an antibiotic that can put down a lethal bacteria or superbug linked to the deaths of hundreds of hospital patients around the world.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Medical-grade manuka honey (Medihoney), when used together with antibiotics, can both improve the effectiveness of the antibiotics and can prevent the emergence of resistance, according to new findings by ...
Medications Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
New research has identified a novel mechanism by which humans can defend themselves against the well known hospital superbug, Clostridium difficile. The study provides us with critical information for ...
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The vast majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses and should not be treated with antibiotics, suggest new guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
An international team of scientists led by Monash University researchers has uncovered how a common hospital bacterium becomes a deadly superbug that kills increasing numbers of hospital patients worldwide and accounts for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Even a very good wastewater treatment plant can't clean up fragments of superbugs -- bacteria that have developed a resistance to antibiotics -- and until now, almost no one has noticed.
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(HealthDay)—Americans are not as smart about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance as they should be, a new poll shows.
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Genome mapping could prove key in preventing superbugs in hospitals, an Australian researcher said Friday, urging its use to prevent countless deaths from antibiotic-resistant infections.
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Every so often, research laboratories and hospitals testing patients for the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have come across an oddity: a strain that appeared to be MRSA because ...
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A deadly strain of hard-to-treat bacteria is spreading in US health facilities, posing a particular risk to the nation's most vulnerable patients, authorities said in a report on Tuesday.
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A team of researchers from the University of Houston (UH) and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (SLEH) are working to develop improved screening methods to detect a potentially lethal, drug-resistant superbug ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A South African outbreak of a multi-drug resistant "superbug" has been contained after it infected nine patients of whom three were still in quarantine, a hospital group said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2011 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Blasting superbugs with tiny nano-sized antibiotics delivered via powder aerosol may be a faster, safer and cheaper way of treating respiratory infectious diseases such as pneumonia or ...
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