Monthly Archives: January 2014

Staph Infection | University Of Iowa Researchers Develop New Staph Infection Vaccine

University of Iowa researchers have developed a new vaccine to protect against Staphylococcus-caused pneumonia, and they hope it will be preventing illnesses and saving lives in as soon as two years.The vaccine targets infections caused by Staphylococus aureus bacteria, commonly called staph, including drug-resistant strains like MRSA that kill thousands of Americans every year. Because some    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Can Necrotizing Facsiitis Eat Away At Bone, As Well As The Skin And Muscle?

This flesh-eating bacteria creates toxins that literally act almost like someone injected sulfuric acid inside your skin, and you know what sulfuric acid does to you if you touch it….it causes severe burns and even eats away at metal. The bacteria literally “eat away at the skin and the muscle” from the inside out.Just soft tissue, not bone.This is what I found:If NF is detected during the early    .. more …

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New Staff Outbreak | I Have A Problem With People Not Washing Their Hands And I Need Your Help?

I am a resident assistant at a University and I noticed many girls on my floor do not wash their hands, even when we had a nasty outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness. Does anyone know where i could find a picture of what your hands look like when you leave the bathroom without washing? Like a picture that would simulate the large amount of germs on your hands?Also, how about some ways to    .. more …

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Mrsa | Enanta Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 1 Study Of MRSA Infection Candidate EDP-788

WATERTOWN, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ( ENTA ) a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs in the infectious disease field, today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical study of EDP-788, Enanta’s investigational compound for MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ) infections. EDP-788 is being    .. more …

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