Navigation Links
US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

, a consulting epidemiologist and former CDC officials who led the study.

Only a couple of weeks ago researchers had said the superbugs, first seen mainly in hospitals and nursing homes, was spreading to urban poor settlements. The strain had turned up recently among athletes, prisoners and people who get illegal tattoos, it was said. It had risen almost seven-fold in some Chicago neighborhoods.

The type of staph infection that involves skin is called cellulitis and affects the skin's deeper layers. It is treatable with antibiotics.

This type of infection is very common in the general population -- and more common and more severe in people with weak immune systems. People who have diabetes or weakened immunity are particularly prone to developing cellulitis.

Staph cellulitis usually begins as a small area of tenderness, swelling, and redness. Sometimes it begins with an open sore. Other times, there is no break in the skin at all -- and it's anyone's guess where the bacteria came from.

The signs of cellulitis are those of any inflammation -- redness, warmth, swelling, and pain. Any skin sore or ulcer that has these signs may be developing cellulitis. If the staph infection spreads, the person may develop a fever, sometimes with chills and sweats, as well as swelling in the area.

Antibiotics are used to treat these infections. But there's been a gradual change in how well these antibiotics are working. While most staph infections used to be treatable with penicillin, in the 1980s that changed and stronger antibiotics are now used.

In about 50% of cases, however, resistance is seen even to these stronger antibiotics. These cases are not just happening in hospitals -- as once was true -- but now are occurring in the general community. That's been a problem. Many doctors are accustomed to using certain antibiotics, but those then fail because of antibiotic resistance. There are several more po
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Apollo Hospitals to consider listing on US Bourses in 2003
2. Apollo Hospitals Collaborates With Histostem For Stem Cell Therapy
3. Indian Hospitals – A Destination For Quality Medical Care
4. Researchers Begin Study To Find Out If Angioplasty Can Be Safely Done In Smaller Hospitals
5. Quality Awareness In Hospitals Can Reduce Mortality Rate Of Patients
6. First PET-CT guided radiotherapy in India was performed by Apollo Hospitals
7. Delhi Government To Interlink All Major Hospitals Through e-Governance
8. Global Hospitals coming to city of Joy
9. Indias Hospitals Among The Best, Says Renuka Chowdhury
10. Apollo Hospitals Short-listed to Provide Diagnostics in the UK
11. Apollo Hospitals to invest Rs 350 cr to add 1,800 beds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Hospitals Increasingly Colonized Drug resistant Germs

(Date:4/21/2015)... The Northeast Football Clinic (NEFC) has trained ... school in Byfield, MA. Applications are being accepted for ... grades 6-12. , The outstanding professional, college, and high ... , Offensive and defensive linemen and linebackers ... most unsung positions on the field, the the success ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 2015 Freeslate, Inc ., the ... today announced that the Centre for Catalysis Research ... has acquired a Freeslate Core Module 3 (CM3) ... (SPR) to accelerate current research programs. The systems ... they will be available to academic users and industrial ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 This ... pathologists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapist assistants, teachers, ... and techniques to help children across the autism ... through Education Resources Inc. , ... 2008, this highly acclaimed yoga curriculum addresses learning ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... Draft, Virginia (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 ... Augusta Health facility in Stuarts Draft, an independent, ... County, Staunton, and Waynesboro, Virginia. The project was ... Architects. The Stuarts Draft facility is expected to ... , Located on Stuarts Draft Highway, the new ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... April 21, 2015 The National ... Binau, Founder of Soul Care Group, Inc., as ... is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in ... Local Chapters, NAPW is the nation's leading networking organizaiton ... Susan with our Woman of the Year Award,” says ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:US Sports Camps and The Northeast Football Clinic Announce 2015 Lineman/Linebacker Clinic Schedule 2Health News:University of Ottawa Selects Freeslate Reaction Screening System to Support High-Throughput Research at the Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation 2Health News:University of Ottawa Selects Freeslate Reaction Screening System to Support High-Throughput Research at the Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation 3Health News:ABC News Interviews Anne Buckley-Reen, Education Resources Inc. Faculty Member, on Yoga Therapy in the Classroom 2Health News:Augusta Health Construction Wraps Up at Stuarts Draft 2Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Susan Binau, Founder of Soul Care Group, Inc., a 2015 Professional Woman of the Year 2
... Stabilized ... ENADH NADH, ... and distributor of nadh branded nutritional products, has,obtained the exclusive distribution ... the USA. ENADA,NADH was the original nadh product, stabilized by Prof. ...
... Breathing,Resistance Exerciser has been selected as the ... L.A. Times. Jorge Brouwer, inventor of the ... the easy,to use "Expand-A-Lung.", *(PHOTO ... Resistance Exerciser.) When asked about how ...
... Life Sciences,Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian,biopharmaceutical ... vaccine at the 6th Congress of Medical Microbiology ... presentation was made by Dr. Dragan,Rogan, Vice-President, Bioniche ... vaccine is the world,s first vaccine that may ...
... June 17 For women about to give,birth, one ... ensuring they have on,hand the right music., (Photo: ... studies have found that music can reduce,anxiety and stress ... "There,s a lot of pain and discomfort that can ...
... Research in the United States has shown that obese people ... for breast, colon and cervical cancer. Raj Padwal, Rebecca Mitchell ... Medicine & Dentistry, have undertaken a study to see if ... obesity is associated with higher rates of some types of ...
... ,lack of motivation, ,lack of money, and ,lack of time, as, ... ... health, SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 17 Findings from a ... to improve their overall health, but less than half of those ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:ENADA NADH Is Back 2Health News:Have You Exercised Your Lungs Today? 2Health News:Bioniche Presents E. coli O157:H7 Vaccine Data to International Congress of Medical Microbiology in Serbia 2Health News:Bioniche Presents E. coli O157:H7 Vaccine Data to International Congress of Medical Microbiology in Serbia 3Health News:Using Music to Ease the Pain of Labor; New CD Featuring Celine Dion, Norah Jones, Provides Soothing Songs for Delivery 2Health News:Obese women in Canada are less likely to be screened for cervical cancer 2Health News:LIVESTRONG.COM Survey Reveals 86 Percent of Americans Attempt Changes to Improve Their Health but Less Than Half are Successful 2Health News:LIVESTRONG.COM Survey Reveals 86 Percent of Americans Attempt Changes to Improve Their Health but Less Than Half are Successful 3Health News:LIVESTRONG.COM Survey Reveals 86 Percent of Americans Attempt Changes to Improve Their Health but Less Than Half are Successful 4
(Date:4/20/2015)... April 20, 2015 This report analyzes the ... US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for ... Europe , and Rest of World. Annual estimates ... 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for ... primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based ...
(Date:4/20/2015)...  Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL ) was ... of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which ranks ... Sigma-Aldrich ranked fifth, its highest ranking to date, ... "We are honored to be recognized once ... are extremely pleased with our ranking," said ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... , April 20, 2015   Spirox ... today the closing of an $18.5 million Series B round ... Existing investors Aperture Venture Partners, Correlation Ventures and ... Spirox, which is developing a novel, minimally invasive ... Throat (ENT) physicians and plastic surgeons to treat ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:World Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Industry 2World Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Industry 3World Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Industry 4World Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Industry 5World Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Industry 6World Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Industry 7Sigma-Aldrich Named to CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List 2Spirox, Inc. Announces Closing of $18.5MM Series B Financing 2Spirox, Inc. Announces Closing of $18.5MM Series B Financing 3
... , , SOLNA, Sweden , ... Exchange: AERO) today announced that a group of prominent clinicians ... the US, has issued a consensus paper recommending that inflammation ... routine clinical management of asthma in conjunction with other conventional ...
... to develop automated system to better control diabetes represents first ... YORK , Jan. 13 The Juvenile Diabetes ... to develop an automated system to help people with type ... on the path to what would be among the most ...
Cached Medicine Technology:US Expert Panel Recommends the Use of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FENO) in the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma 2US Expert Panel Recommends the Use of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FENO) in the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma 3US Expert Panel Recommends the Use of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FENO) in the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma 4JDRF Forms Partnership With Animas to Develop First-Generation Automated System for Managing Type 1 Diabetes 2JDRF Forms Partnership With Animas to Develop First-Generation Automated System for Managing Type 1 Diabetes 3JDRF Forms Partnership With Animas to Develop First-Generation Automated System for Managing Type 1 Diabetes 4JDRF Forms Partnership With Animas to Develop First-Generation Automated System for Managing Type 1 Diabetes 5
Turnstile casting stand for easy and safe casting. The compact system sets up quickly and stores conveniently, and the non-stick coating prevents fiberglass or plaster from adhering to surface....
Bone cement with Gentamicin 2.5%....
... Techno-Aide provides the highest level of ... quality lead protective eyewear. Consistent ... tolerance allowed. Mfg supervised by Licensed ... lens meet or exceed standards for ...
... Comfort fit large designer ... adjustable strap bridge providing a ... on the nose. The head ... for custom fit. The acrylic ...
Medicine Products: