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MRSA contamination found in supermarket sausages and minced pork

(University of Cambridge 18 June 2015) A survey carried out earlier this year has found the first evidence of the ‘superbug’ bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in sausages and minced pork obtained from supermarkets in the UK. 30 more words

Food Science

Marijuana: The Super Antibiotic Of The Future

Marijuana: The Super Antibiotic Of The Future

A World Wide Emergency
“Without urgent, coordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era,” Dr. 2,298 more words

American Are Literally Ill From Toxins

Great news and more goals

Yesterday I saw my surgeon and he told me (for the second time) that he believes the MRSA is in remission and I shouldn’t have any more trouble. 238 more words

Health

Is the “8 day rule” for treatment of healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP) appropriate irrespective of etiologic agent?

Not necessarily.  In fact, the original study showed more relapses among patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa nosocomial pneumonia treated for 8 days compared to 15 days, and concluded that the results did not apply to “non-fermenting gram negative bacilli” (1). 86 more words

Respiratory Infections

The good, the bad, and the restored.

Life’s been strange this last year. Okay, by strange I mean difficult. It’s hard for me to say that. Life has been hard. Phew. I’m an optimist- usually I can find the positive in just about anything, but recently it’s just been tough. 2,281 more words

MRSA found in sausages

by Piriya Mahendra Pordes

A survey of pre-packaged fresh meat products has identified two strains of MRSA bacteria in sausage and minced pork.

All 103 meat products analysed in the survey, which included chicken and pork, were available from supermarkets in England. 226 more words

Health News

GP HealthPathways released for recurrent Staph. infection, MRSA and MDRO

The HealthPathways site (based on a model from Christchurch, NZ) are used by our local General Practitioners and others to guide management of common syndromes and to provide guides to hospital-based  services.   72 more words

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