Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mrsa | More MRSA Found In Supermarket Turkey [Health]

There are two new studies out that confirm, once again, that drug-resistant staph or MRSA – normally thought of as a problem in hospitals and out in everyday life, in schoolkids, sports teams, jails and gyms – is showing up in animals and in the meat those animals become.The strain of staph that shows up in farm animals, known as “livestock-associated” MRSA or MRSA ST398, first emerged in pigs in    .. more …

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Mrsa Treatment | Assistant To South Florida 'doctor' Arrested In Boosting Butts With Fix-a-Flat

Miami Herald Posted: 1:09p.m.Thursday,Nov.24,2011A second person has been arrested in South Florida’s notorious “toxic tush” case, charged with assisting a fake doctor accused of leaving patients with life-threatening injuries from a buttocks-enhancement procedure that involved injecting a toxic stew of household and automotive chemicals into their bodies. Corey Alexander Eubank, 40, of    .. more …

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Mrsa | MRSA Big Risk Factor For Children Who Catch Flu

email to a friend printer friendly opinions What’s more worrying is that the infections were more often than not detected and the children were treated with vancomycin, considered to be appropriate treatment for MRSA, but they died despite this treatment and it is especially alarming with the rising rates of MRSA among children in the community.Study leader Adrienne Randolph, MD, MsC, of the    .. more …

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What Is Mrsa | Unstoppable Superbugs: MRSA & More

190 million doses of antibiotics are administered in hospitals every day. What happens when your body becomes so used to the drugs it can no longer fight off serious or even simple infections? A reckless use of antibiotics may be behind a growing public health threat inside our nation’s hospitals.Seven year old Bryce Smith has a healthy imagination, but the fact that he’s healthy or even alive is    .. more …

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Mrsa Treatment | This Flu Season, MRSA Treatment Recommended For Kids With Serious Respiratory ...

Doctors seeing children presenting with serious lower respiratory tract infections during this flu season are urged by researchers to give the MRSA antibiotic. The researchers base their request on a recently released study demonstrating that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection with the influenza virus is a deadly combination that resulted in numerous deaths of children    .. more …

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Staph Infection | How To Treat Mrsa And Staph Infections

When treating MRSA, taking antibiotics is not enough to destroy the bacterium or heal a Staph infection. Even though some medicines may help the boil to go away, the germ is still all around you, and you will most likely get it again if proper prevention measures are not followed. This dilemma has doctors and other medical professionals scurrying for an alternative to antibiotics. Why don’t    .. more …

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Mrsa | MRSA Thrives Even Without Antibiotics

The MRSA bacterium, which is resistant to antibiotics, has spread rapidly in the past few years on pig farms. Extensive use of antibiotics is thought to help it spread, but reducing the use of antibiotics is not enough to eliminate MRSA on pig farms, says Els Broens in her doctoral thesis. At the beginning of 2007 the incidence of MRSA on pig farms stood at 30 percent, but by the end of 2008 it    .. more …

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Mrsa | Manuka Honey UMF - Unique Healing Properties

Manuka Honey UMF is a special property of Manuka honey that contains incredibly beneficial antibacterial elements. It is not in all forms of this natural resource. UMF shows that the honey has a high antibacterial component and it is a guarantee and measure of the antibacterial element. This natural resource has enhanced antibacterial potency which means it has special healing qualities. It is the    .. more …

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Mrsa | Vital Signs: Flu Can Be Fatal In Children With MRSA

A nationwide study has found that previously healthy children hospitalized with flu were significantly more likely to die if they were also infected with MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. The findings are important because MRSA, which can cause skin and internal infections, is a growing concern among healthy children.MRSA “used to be seen only in hospitalized people or people    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Flu Can Be Fatal In Children With MRSA

A nationwide study has found that previously healthy children hospitalized with flu were significantly more likely to die if they were also infected with MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. The findings are important because MRSA, which can cause skin and internal infections, is a growing concern among healthy children.MRSA “used to be seen only in hospitalized people or people    .. more …

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