Monthly Archives: September 2011

Staph Infection | Over Use Of Antibiotics Causes Them To Become Ineffective

Antibiotics represent the number one method for people to fight against bacterial infections. The discovery and improvement of antibiotics has gone a long way to extending the lifespan of millions and perhaps billions of people.Alas, we are discovering that antibiotics lose their effectiveness over time. It all has to do with the concept of survival of the fittest. When first introduced to    .. more …

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Mrsa Symptoms | How To Prevent MRSA

MRSA or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is an infection that is caused by a strain of the Staph bacteria that have become resistant to antibiotics generally used to treat usual staph infections.People commonly contract MRSA infections when they visit hospitals or other health care establishment such as nursing homes and dialysis centers. In such cases, the infection is called health    .. more …

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What Is Mrsa | A MRSA Treatment. Alkaline Water Machines, Will They Help To Treat MRSA

If you have any interest in MRSA, (the Staph infection you can get in the hospital that can kill you), please read this short interview with the nation’s leader in non-antibiotic recovery of MRSA. His name is Shannon Here is the interview…Here’s another question from a client; “Dear Mr. Brown I recently got a positive lab test for MRSA which I’ve had for almost 20 years, my question is that I    .. more …

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Mrsa Symptoms | How To Recognize Mrsa Infection Symtoms

Hospital infections affect thousands of patients per year, and as such it’s important to understand the symptoms of hospital infections in order to take an active role in your own infection prevention. Before going into a hospital for any surgery, take some time to understand how important infection prevention can be, and know when MRSA antibiotics might be necessary. MRSA hospital infections    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Doorknobs May Be 'Reservoirs' For MRSA

A 2005 study showed that the annual rate of community-acquired MRSA infection — cases occurring in people with no recent hospital or nursing home stays — ranged from 18 cases per 100,000 people in Baltimore to 26 cases per 100,000 people in Atlanta.Since then, there has been a dramatic increase in cases, and studies suggest that community-acquired infections are often contained within    .. more …

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Staph Infection | 5 Million Lives Campaign

At the 2006 Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Don Berwick announced the IHI’s new campaign to dramatically improve healthcare quality. It’s called the 5 Million Lives Campaign.In 2004, the IHI initiated the 100,000 lives campaign to eliminate 100,000 of the estimated deaths caused by medical errors in hospitals each year. By 2006 they estimated that they had used science and evidence to    .. more …

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What Is Mrsa | MRSA Symptoms - What Are They And What Should You Look Out For If You Think You Have MRSA?

What Is MRSA? Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a type of the Staphylococcus Aureus bacteria which usually is harmless. It can be in or on your body for many years and you would never know about it as it would have no physical symptoms. Approximately a quarter of the population will be carrying the MRSA bacteria at any one time.It is only when someone has a weak or low immune    .. more …

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