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MRSA eliminated by copper in live global broadcast

— 4 Apr 2011 17:58 | Health

A live broadcast from the University of Southampton today (4 April 2011) highlighted the effectiveness of antimicrobial copper in preventing the spread of antibiotic-resistant organisms,…

Study finds MRSA danger in gyms may be exaggerated

— 4 Mar 2011 15:57 | Health

Community gym surfaces do not appear to be reservoirs for MRSA transmission, according to a study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official…

Chemical compounds in trees can fight deadly staph infections in humans

— 22 Feb 2011 23:18 | Health

Most people would never suspect that a 'trash tree,' one with little economic value and often removed by farmers due to its ability to destroy farmland, could be the key to fighting…

Careful cleaning of children's skin wounds key to healing, regardless of antibiotic choice

— 21 Feb 2011 17:42 | Health

When it comes to curing skin infected with the antibiotic-resistant bacterium MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), timely and proper wound cleaning and draining may be…

Inhibiting MRSA's ability to degrade RNA slows the spread of the bacteria

— 11 Feb 2011 17:06 | Health

Scientists have demonstrated that stopping the ability of methicillin-resistant Staphylcoccus aureus (MRSA) to degrade RNA can inhibit its spread, both in the laboratory and in infected…

A new way to attack pathogens

— 11 Feb 2011 15:48 | Health

Scientists have discovered a new way to attack dangerous pathogens, marking a hopeful next step in the ever-escalating battle between man and microbe…

Study finds MRSA screening saves hospitals money

— 27 Jan 2011 17:50 | Health

Screening patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) produces cost savings for the whole hospital, according to a study that used…

Where MRSA colonises on the human body

— 5 Jan 2011 17:33 | Health

When methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) is carried in the nose (nares), it is a risk factor for an invasive infection, including a surgical site infection. Some studies have found…

MRSA carriage rates vary widely in nursing homes, study finds

— 2 Dec 2010 18:31 | Health

A study published in the January 2011 issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology finds that a high percentage of nursing home residents carry Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus…

Case Western Reserve researcher discovers new 'anti-pathogenic' drugs to treat MRSA

— 17 Sep 2010 09:53 | Health

Menachem Shoham, PhD, associate professor and researcher in the department of biochemistry at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has identified new anti-pathogenic…

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