Monthly Archives: July 2011

Staph Infection | Stamp Grounded By Staph Infection

CALGARY ” It was two days before the Calgary Stampeders’ 2011 season opener when rookie offensive lineman John Bender showed up for practice with a little tightness in his left calf muscle.Nothing serious, he thought. Perhaps the University of Nevada grad been kicked accidentally during one of those line-of-scrimmage battles that are par for the course.So the Stamps’ third-round pick in the 2010    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Judge Rules In Favor Of Bentley

CLEVELAND – An Ohio appeals court has ruled in favor of former Cleveland Browns center LeCharles Bentley, saying the team can’t force NFL arbitration to halt a lawsuit on the career-ending staph infection he says he contracted at the team’s training facility. The Ohio 8th District Court of Appeals in Cleveland on Thursday upheld a Cuyahoga County judge’s ruling, saying the issue is not related to    .. more …

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Mrsa | MRSA Test Company Closes $2.3M Investment

Tennessee transplant NanoDetection Technology has cashed in on the promise of an investment that drew it to Ohio earlier this year and has closed on a $2.3 million series A round of funding.The Cincinnati-area company is developing a low-cost, point-of-care diagnostic test for MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) to be sold to hospitals and physicians’ offices, according to a    .. more …

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Mrsa | Hospital Agrees MRSA Not Transmitted Through Pool Water

According to hospital spokesperson Ryan Rapier, the doctor who alluded to the source of the infection is not directly connected with the hospital. The hospital has released a response that follows:”The Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center stands with the Center for Disease Control in stating that the skin infection commonly known as MRSA cannot survive any significant amount of time in a properly    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Children More Susceptible To Staph Infection In Summer Months

NASHVILLE, Tenn .- Outside play and the summer months go hand and hand, but when your child is at play, are they also at risk for getting a Staph infection?Doctors at Vanderbilt Children’s hospital have studied research that shows an increase in skin staph infections in children during the summertime.Researchers say the staph germ likes a warm, moist environment and can spread from person to    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Court Denies Browns Arbitration In Bentley Suit On Career-ending Staph Infection

CLEVELAND – An Ohio appeals court has ruled in favour of former Cleveland Browns centre LeCharles Bentley, saying the team can’t force NFL arbitration to halt a lawsuit on the career-ending staph infection he says he contracted at the team’s training facility.The Ohio 8th District Court of Appeals in Cleveland on Thursday upheld a Cuyahoga County judge’s ruling, saying the issue is not related to    .. more …

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Mrsa | Coffee And Tea Might Protect Against Superbug MRSA, Study Finds

If you wanted another good reason to start your day with a hot cup of coffee or tea, consider this news: A study found tea and coffee drinkers are less likely to have the superbug MRSA in their nostrils.It might be enough to make you pour a second cup. And maybe blow your nose as well.The report published in the Annals of Family Medicine looked at the coffee- and tea-drinking habits of 5,500    .. more …

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Mrsa | Where Will We Find New Antibacterial Drugs? In Honey?

Who knows what medicinal secrets lurk in a pot of honey? Scientists in Wales intend finding out and are asking beekeepers throughout the UK to send in their honey for inspection. They’re especially keen to know what plants their bees have been feeding on ” information that could, in time, help to develop new antibacterial drugs .Researchers at Cardiff University and the National Botanic Garden of    .. more …

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