Monthly Archives: December 2012

Flesh Eating Bacteria | Injected Bath Salts Linked To Dangerous Bacterial Infections In Maine

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Maine health officials are investigating a cluster of serious bacterial illnesses among users of synthetic bath salts.Four patients with a history of injecting the drug were sickened by the Group A streptococcal bacterium over the last several weeks, according to a health alert issued by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The common germ is responsible for strep throat and skin    .. more …

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Mrsa | Combating MRSA: Researchers Study Toxin

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Dec. 4, 2012 — The Caenorhabditis elegans , a small worm called a nematode, scurrying across a Petri dish has helped lead to discoveries about community-associated MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ).”In the last year this organism has killed more people in the United States than AIDS,” said Kathleen Dannelly, an Indiana State University associate professor of biology leading    .. more …

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New Mrsa Outbreak | Are The Staph Outbreak And The Droughts Connected?

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It looks like the states with the most severe drought conditions are also the states with the most staph outbreaks. Anyone have other connective theories about the staph and/or drought?Now how do we get this question on the main page and have everyone in America answer it?I can definitly see the correlation between the two. You present a highly thought out question. As a medical professional, I    .. more …

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Mrsa | Essential Oils And Mrsa

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While we continue to struggle with conquering the mountain of “alternative care is for new age, crystal toting, chanting hippies”, our pets are getting sicker rather than healthier. One of the most challenging problems on the rise is super resistant bacteria that are increasingly resistant to the traditional use of antibiotics. Most notably is the rise of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus    .. more …

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