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MRSA on the Rise: Infections Have Doubled in 5 Years

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) has rapidly become the bacteria of the decade. MRSA infections now respond only to very advanced antibiotics that were never meant to be a first-line defense. Usually, the drugs have to be delivered … See all stories on this topic » The Atlantic Continue reading

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Bacteria may help protect military with new vaccines

Michael Daly, a pathology professor at Uniformed University of the Health Sciences, led a team that has created a vaccine for MRSA , a bacteria that can cause infections that are resistant to antibiotics. Courtesy of Michael Daly. YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan … See all stories on this topic » Stars and Stripes Continue reading

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Academic hospitals see more MRSA infections

Hospital admissions for any MRSA infection went from about 21 out of every 1000 hospitalized patients in 2003 to about 42 out of every 1000 in 2008, or roughly 1 in 20 inpatients, according to a study in the August issue of Infection Control and … See all stories on this topic » FierceHealthcare Continue reading

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MRSA cases double in five years while natural solution is overlooked

According to materials released July 26, 2012 by the University of Chicago Press Journals the number of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) infections doubled in academic medical centers from 2003 to 2008. The study scheduled for release … See all stories on this topic » Examiner.com Continue reading

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Exposure to magnetic fields in womb raises child’s risk of obesity; MRSA rates …

News For July 27, 2012. Exposure to magnetic fields in womb raises child's risk of obesity; MRSA rates double in US academic hospitals; UK medical schools barely teaching physical activity · Childhood obesity linked to magnetic field exposure in utero … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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