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Mrsa | Carl Nicks, Still Affected From MRSA Infection, Steps Away From NFL

Carl Nicks was a first-team All-Pro for New Orleans in 2011, at age 26. By age 29, after just nine more NFL games, he might be done with football because of a MRSA infection suffered last year.Nicks was excused from Buccaneers camp for personal reasons on Thursday. By Friday the Buccaneers announced that they and the guard had agreed to part ways. Nicks suffered a toe injury as part of the MRSA    .. more …

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Mrsa | Councillor Who Fought MRSA Twice Praises IRH's Action

Published: 15 Jul 2014 11:30A COUNCILLOR who has twice picked up potentially deadly MRSA today hailed Inverclyde Royal’s new zero rate for healthcare-acquired infections.The Tele recently revealed how rates for clostridium difficile (C.diff) and bacterial bugs MRSA and MSSA are at an all-time low at the IRH.Jim MacLeod, pictured, who is the SNP’s health spokesman in the district, today    .. more …

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Mrsa | MRSA Isn't The Real Problem With E-Cigs

It’s early, but it sure looks as if the e-cigarette is going to turn out to be every bit as odious as its forebear, the paper and tobacco cigarette.Yet in a wondrous twirl of Don Draper magic, the e-cigarette has positioned itself as the St. Patrick of the 21st century, driving a carton of menthols out of our lives instead of snakes. Ad blitz aside, the e-cig is a problematic, likely toxic ,    .. more …

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Mrsa | Despite Generic Vancomycin's Continued Dominance Of The MRSA Market, Branded Agents Cubicin And Zyvox Emerge As ...

BURLINGTON, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Decision Resources Group finds that overall, infectious disease (ID) specialists and non-ID physicians (critical care and internal medicine specialists) prefer the branded agents Cubist’s Cubicin (daptomycin) and Pfizer’s Zyvox (linezolid), respectively, when treating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in the hospital. Nearly    .. 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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Mrsa | 'Superbug' MRSA Infections Aren't Dropping In Children: CDC

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MONDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) — Although rates of infection with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) are declining among American adults, the rates among children remain largely unchanged, a new government study finds. In addition, MRSA disproportionately affects infants less than 3 months old and black children, according to the report from the U.S. Centers for Disease    .. more …

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Mrsa Treatment | Some Basic Info On Staph Infections - Article Dashboard

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Staph infections often begin their infection cycle when they enter your body through a cut or a scrape that you have not covered up. What this means is that you can definitely reduce the risk of contracting staph if you take adequate precautions to properly dress and cover up any cuts or scrapes on any part of your body. You can also contract staph infection by coming in close contact with another    .. more …

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Mrsa Symptoms | Mrsa Symptoms: A Look At Lung Infections - Article Dashboard

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Because MRSA lung infections are commonplace it really behooves you to understand and appreciate the symptoms associated with these particular types of infections. The reality is that MRSA lung infections oftentimes lead to a person being diagnosed with pneumonia. In any event, the MRSA symptoms associated with the lungs include (but are not necessarily limited to): la marked shortness of    .. more …

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Mrsa | MRSA Strain In Humans Originally Came From Cattle

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Contact: Jim Sliwa jsliwa@asmusa.org 202-942-9297 American Society for Microbiology MRSA strain in humans originally came from cattle A strain of bacteria that causes skin and soft tissue infections in humans originally came from cattle, according to a study to be published in mBio , the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. The researchers who conducted the genetic    .. 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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