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Yesterday | Patch.com

Parsippany Native Fighting For Life in Battle Against MRSA

When Sheena Cloninger had her gallbladder removed two years ago, she didn't expect her health to get worse.

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Related Topix: Parsippany, NJ, Health

Yesterday | HON

European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds

The main strain of a common antibiotic-resistant infection in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa originated in sub-Saharan Africa, a new study says.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

One Minute is All These Surface Disinfectants Need

Kill TB, MRSA and over 20 other bacteria, viruses and fungi in just 60 seconds with CaviCide1 and CaviWipes1 from Metrex.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

California resisting real action on superbugs

Doctors across the county are witnessing the rise in the spread of drug-resistant superbugs.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Long Term Care, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Copenhagen Post

Up to 12,000 Danes could be carrying MRSA

Between 6,000 and 12,000 Danes who have never been near a pig farm could be infected with porcine MRSA without knowing it.

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Related Topix: Health, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Medical News

MRSA superbug control policies in hospitals lack evidence, say infectious disease experts

The jury is still out on the effectiveness of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus superbug control policies in hospitals, according to leading infectious disease experts in a Viewpoint published in The Lancet .

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Nursing

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Independent.ie

Hospitals see rise in cases of superbug

THE number of hospital patients infected with MRSA, the most feared superbug, rose during the some of the worst months for overcrowding, new figures reveal.

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Related Topix: Health

EurekAlert!

The Lancet: Experts question value of common superbug control practices

The jury is still out on the effectiveness of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus superbug control policies in hospitals, according to leading infectious disease experts in a Viewpoint published in The Lancet .

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Nursing

MLive.com

MRSA Survivors Network: Mom who became patient advocate plans fundraiser

A mom in St. Joseph who watched her son battle a life-threatening infection is planning a benefit this month to raise awareness about MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant form of bacteria.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Freshnews

Cellceutix Completes Enrollment in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of...

Overall, 215 patients were randomized to one of three dosing regimens of Brilacidin or 7 days of once daily daptomycin.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Dermatology, Health, Infectious Diseases, Beverly, MA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Beyond antibiotics: Separating fact from fiction

Antibiotic literally means "anti-life." Any drug that's anti-life is undoubtedly going to cause varying degrees of harm or even death in some cases.

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Influenza

McKnightsonline.com

Infectious diseases specialists vital in LTC facilities

Coping with the complicated management of infectious diseases is among the many challenges facing long-term care facilities today.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Cleanfax

No Mold. No MRSA. No Odor

Homeowners, athletes, travelers, hospital patients, senior living occupants and office personnel all have one thing in common: More than ever, occupants are concerned about bacterial infections due to harmful microbial growth and cross contamination.

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Related Topix: Health

DNAInfo.com

MRSA Superbug Cases Found in Previous Fire Academy Class, FDNY Says

The news came as it was revealed that the Fire Department only told the Health Department about the latest incidents after discovering more than just a couple of cases, FDNY officials said.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Infectious bacteria spreading through Southern hospitals

Say hello to CRE, known by its full name as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, Health

Medical News Today

Gender plays a role in body site colonization for community-associated MRSA

Colonization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus allows people in the community to unknowingly harbor and spread this life-threatening bacteria.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014

ProPublica

Q&A: What Can U.S. Health Care Learn from the Ebola Outbreak?

Kenyan health officials help passengers to fill out medical forms before screening them as they arrive at Jommo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, Social Software, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Seeking Alpha

Did The Medicines Company Trump Cellceutix And Others In A $1B-Plus Skin Infection Market?

Cellceutix's Brilacidin flagship one step antibiotic potentially simplifies patient results with a single dose possibly making Brilacidin the physician's first choice for fighting skin infections and oral mucositis.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicines Company The, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Cubist Pharmaceuticals

Wed Aug 13, 2014

NBC New York

MRSA Breaks Out at FDNY Training Facility

A handful of the more than 300 FDNY probationary firefighters training on Randall's Island have contracted the antibiotic-resistant bacteria MRSA, officials confirm.

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Related Topix: Health, Islip, NY, Weather

Freshnews

Theravance Biopharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $3.0 million. Net loss for the second quarter of 2014 was $58.2 million or $1.83 per share.

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Related Topix: Startups, Theravance, Health

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