My time in New Zealand is coming to its end! Already we are so close to the end of the semester and this blog, albeit forced, has been a learning experience in patience, creativity and keeping my mind open enough to learn. 632 more words
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As surgery is one of the three main ‘conventional medical interventions’ to eradicate cancerous tumors, there is a greater need to raise awareness around multi-drug resistant’ … 359 more words
Symposium 2016: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is experiencing as many problems as the Veteran’s Administration, particularly in the areas of super bugs and other diseases that have appeared and are being transmitted within the United States. Inadequate cleaning within hospitals has also become a serious issue. What if anything is being done by the CDC to face these problems and should they be made to intensify serious overhauls to stop contagious diseases and hospital filth within America?
Gastonia, NC Correspondent- The CDC is actually one of the few departments within the federal government that gives more than it gets in terms of dollars spent. 1,122 more words
The problem isn’t the antibiotics per se, but that fact that over-use of antibiotics lead to “super-bugs” (bacteria) that are hard to kill with standard antibiotics in the Western world. 141 more words
Last week, Alpa Patel, Senior Scientist at Nelson Laboratories, and Kaumudi Kulkarni, Manager of Research and Development at Healthmark Industries, hosted the live webinar Endoscope Microbial Surveillance Testing Made Easy… 127 more words
Many thousands of Californians are dying every year from infections they caught while in hospitals. But you’d never know that from their death certificates.
Sharley McMullen of Manhattan Beach came down with a fever just hours after being wheeled out of a Torrance Memorial Medical Center operating room on May 4, 2014. 152 more words