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What does Perpetual Motion, Sisyphus, and the Anti-Vaxxer Movement have in common?

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


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’ … 361 more words

Cancer Journey

Seafood Farmed in China is Tainted with Antibiotics and Bacteria

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

Flexible Endoscope Surveillance Testing Webinar Now Available

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

Nelson Laboratories

Deadly Superbug Linked To Four Deaths In The U.S.

Deadly Superbug Linked To Four Deaths In The U.S.

A deadly new drug-resistant fungus has been linked to the deaths of four hospital patients in the U.S., according to a report released Friday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 249 more words

Super Bugs

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