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Watch out: What to look for with Staph skin infections/MRSA by Denise and Alan F. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 9:30pm Does your child have a skin lesion that looks like an infected bug bite or spider bite? Odds are good that it’s really a bacterial skin infection caused by a bug called Staph (MRSA). What makes this particular strain of Staph so annoying is that it resists being killed off my many types of antibiotics. And, the skin infection can spread to the ... Read on »
Commonly Prescribed Antibiotic May Not Work Best Against MRSA Skin Infections In Children by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Tue 16 Aug 2011 6:48pm In the battle against community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) skin infections, many doctors’ offices may be choosing incorrectly when selecting oral antibiotics to treat children. A large study conducted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers, published in this week’s edition of the journal Pe ... Read on »
CA-MRSA Skin Infections: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Mon 01 Oct 2012 8:00am A teenage athlete noticed what he thought was an insect bite on his buttock, but only mentioned it to his mother a few days later, when it was much worse. Four days after his pediatrician prescribed antibiotics for CA-MRSA, the boy wound up hospitalized with complications from CA-MRSA, including acute renal failure, respiratory failure, ... Read on »
FDA Approves Teflaro–An Injectable Bacterial Treatment To Help Fight Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia to Include MRSA & Other by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 31 Oct 2010 10:49am This is certainly good news as the MRSA battle is something hospitals and us in the wild are dealing with more frequently today.  Doctors and patients have one more anti biotic arsenal in the fight against bacterial infections and pneumonia.  At UCI Irvine too there’s an interesting clinical trial starting with giving patients solutions to bru ... Read on »
MRSA: Is Antibiotic Resistant Staph Lurking At Your Gym? by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 3:21pm 1 Comment MRSA, or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, killed more people last year than the AIDS virus. Find out the symptoms and treatment of MRSA infection and how to protect yourself at the gym from this “super bug.” It’s silent, invisible and potentially deadly. And it could be hiding out at your gym, health club or local fitness center ... Read on »
Treatment of MRSA infection with nitric oxide nanotechnology by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 23 Dec 2009 12:00am Published December 23rd, 2009 in , , , , , Einstein.YU.edu - A new approach that uses nanotechnology for treating and healing skin abscesses caused by MRSA, or antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, has been developed by researchers at the ... Read on »
'Superbug' MRSA Making a Retreat in Communities by HealthFinder Posted Tue 03 Jul 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Large study also found drop in serious MRSA blood-system infections. By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
MRSA Scare: A Primer by Dr. Zagreus Ammon Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:08pm As the panic over MRSA spreads, it seems that the news stories are getting a little more sensational and allow shades of misinterpretation (from Dr. RW) that sorely need clarification (as Dr. Rob does at Musings of a Distractible Mind ). Natural incentives for the news industry are to exclaim bold and sensational headlines in order to attract rea ... Read on »
Certain Antibiotics Increase the Risk of Treatment Failure in Children with MRSA-Related Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections by Medline Plus Posted Mon 08 Oct 2012 5:23am Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Related MedlinePlus Page: MRSA Read on »
Staph Skin Infections: Cause and Prevention by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Thu 21 Oct 2010 5:10am Staph skin infections are caused by staph bacteria (Staphylococcus). Staph infections range from boils to flesh-eating infections to antibiotic-resistant infections. The difference between these situations is the strength of the infection, how fast it spreads, how deep it goes, and how treatable it is (or isn't) with ant ... Read on »