Category Archives: MRSA Internationally

Hospital scientist stole bacteria to kill herself, panel told | UK news | guardian.co.uk

A biomedical scientist stole bacteria from the hospital where she worked in order to end her life by giving herself septicaemia, it emerged today.Jennifer Bainbridge removed the bacteria – found in MRSA and E coli germs – from North Tyneside … Continue reading

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Leslie Ash Gets “Interim” Payout From Hospital

From Sky News: The former Men Behaving Badly star contracted MSSA – a variant of MRSA – at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London. The Sun says she will seek a larger financial settlement at the High Court next week. … Continue reading

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UK Actress Leslie Ash Sues Hospital

Leslie Ash, an actress in the UK well known as an advocate for cleaner hospitals, reportedly has initiated a lawsuit against the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London where she acquired MRSA during hospitalization in 2004. No more info available … Continue reading

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Grant Cawte at the World Transplant Games

Here is a feel good story for you – Grant Cawte, who has survived more unsurvivable illnesses than anyone I can think of – is representing Great Britain in the World Transplant Games this summer in Bangkok.  Grant has come … Continue reading

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Staph and Infertility

If you can get through the shaky translation, here you will find an interesting article on infertility, written by Seye Adeniyi from the Nigerian Tribune. The article implicates Staphylococcus bacteria in infertility: Most of the times, the problems could be … Continue reading

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