Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mrsa | Government Weighs Into 'blackmail' Row Over 3M And MRSA Test

The government has attacked a private equity boss for threatening to use his political muscle to ” blackmail ” the head of one of America’s biggest companies.The Ministry of Defence hit out at Harvey Boulter, chief executive of Porton Capital, for allegedly claiming he would use his government influence to interfere with a knighthood awarded to the British-born chief executive of Post-it note    .. more …

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Mrsa | Codevax, Inc. Names Stephen D. Chubb To Board Of Directors

Codevax, Inc. a U.S. vaccine development company focused on preventing hospital acquired infections including MRSA and Acinetobactor baumannii is expanding. Stephen D. Chubb has been appointed to the Codevax Board of Directors.Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 “We are very pleased to announce Steve’s addition to the board,” said Steve Dewhurst, PhD., Codevax Chairman and President, and Chair of    .. more …

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Mrsa | A New Way To Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

MRSA, E. coli , salmonella ” just the mention of these bacterial infections can send you running for the hand sanitizer ” especially in light of the recent E. coli outbreak in Europe, which has killed at least 40 people and sickened nearly 3,500 others.And what’s even scarier about this deadly strain of E. coli is that it’s resistant to antibiotics.Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is nothing new.    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Braves' Prado On DL With Staph Infection

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON — Atlanta left fielder Martin Prado was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a staph infection in his right calf.Prado had a procedure in Atlanta on Friday to clean out the infection. He is being treated with antibiotics.He was examined by doctors from the Marlins in Florida and they sent him to Atlanta on Thursday night so he could prepare for Friday’s    .. more …

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Mrsa | 3M Countersues As MRSA Row Becomes Toxic

A company with links to the government has been accused of threatening a knighthood awarded to the head of one of the US’s biggest companies.Harvey Boulter, chief executive of Porton Capital, an investment fund that worked with the government to develop a test for MRSA, has been accused of “blackmail” by claiming that the prime minister may reconsider a knighthood awarded to George Buckley, the    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Braves' Prado 'not Close To Being Ready' To Return

Follow @bharks Martin Prado , who underwent surgery on June 10 to remove a staph infection from his lower right leg and left knee, is eligible to come off the disabled list on Thursday.Unfortunately for the Atlanta Braves, that’s not going to happen soon. David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Prado is “not close to being ready,” and that the Braves have not been given a    .. more …

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