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MRSA spreads to the barnyard

From farm animals to family pets, the deadly bacteria may lurk where you least expect it March 20, 2014—If you think the drug-resistant infectious bacteria...

New guidelines for skin abscesses caused by MRSA

Antibiotic-resistant infection is most common cause of skin infections in US It has been more than 10 years since the clinical battle began with community-acquired...

A quicker, cheaper way to detect staph in the body

Chances are you won’t know you’ve got a staph infection until the test results come in, days after the symptoms first appear. But what...

Vaccine protects against lethal staph pneumonia

University of Iowa researchers have developed a new vaccine that protects against lethal pneumonia caused by Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria, including drug-resistant strains like...

‘Nanosponge vaccine’ fights MRSA toxins

Nanosponges that soak up a dangerous pore-forming toxin produced by MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) could serve as a safe and effective vaccine against this...

Researchers create compounds that boost antibiotics’ effectiveness

Inhibitor compounds developed by UC Irvine structural biologists and Northwestern University chemists have been shown to bolster the ability of antibiotics to treat deadly...

New treatment to cure MRSA infection found

  Recent work from Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Biology Kim Lewis promises to over­come one of the leading public health threats of our time. In a ground­breaking study...

The Rosetta Stone for antibiotic resistance?

On October 25, JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments will publish a novel technique to confront the problem of antibiotic resistance. According to Dr....

Light works wonders in the lab, treating MS to blindness

Multiple sclerosis (MS) causes progressive paralysis by destroying nerve cells and the spinal cord. It interrupts vision, balance and even thinking. On a suggestion from...

Study: Gowns, gloves in ICU don’t cut MRSA, VRE

Wearing gowns and gloves in all patient rooms in intensive care units (ICUs) didn't lead to a significant drop in two key antibiotic-resistant threats,...

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