The human body is a marvel. In addition to all the obvious stuff, like being the only truly bipedal creatures on the planet and using symbolic language and all that, apparently we also contain bacteria in our noses that could be useful in combating one of the deadliest forms of bacteria. 274 more words
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As mentioned in a previous blog post, the new hospital acquired pneumonia/ventilator-associated pneumonia (HAP/VAP) guidelines were recently released in July of 2016 as a joint effort between the ATS and the IDSA, in order to help assist clinicians in effectively managing patients who develop pneumonia in the nosocomial setting. 635 more words
In coming years more will die of resistance to antibiotics than cancer but nosey scientists’ results could help stem that tide.
The human nose is not the first place you would think of for seeking lifesaving medications. 306 more words
In recent years, stories about the microbiome have become pervasive. The microbiome is defined as all of the microorganisms in any environment, however many people usually think of a microbiome as all of the microorganisms that share the human body – be they… 789 more words