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New Flat Keyboard To Tackle Hospital Super Bug

...few years. Mark Enright, a leading researcher on superbugs from Imperial College London, said the best solution was to identify and isolate infected patients but that high bed-occupancy rates in the NHS made that difficult. He believes the new keyboards could help. "What we have to do is try and interrupt ...

Robot Nurses Ready For Hospitals 'In Three Years'

...leaner, they could also cut infections by hospital superbugs such as MRSA. Each "nursebot" will consist of a mobile platform mounted with a module of sensors and equipment for different tasks. It might be fitted with a laser thermometer, which can measure body heat from a distance or cleaning equipment to ...

Honey to the Rescue-From Superbugs

...ientists now look to honey as a solution, to fight superbugs such as MRSA.// Scientists at James Cook Hospit... antibiotics, which are leading to the creation of superbugs like MRSA, that defy even a variety of heavy dose antibiotics. They say that if successful on lar...

Trial Run of Copper to Combat MRSA

...ied in less than five hours and on pure copper the superbugs were eliminated in 30 minutes. The tests have sh...ed it to treat skin conditions. Hopefully, the superbugs will meet their match in this versatile metal. AN...

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

...e ordered testing for the two most common hospital superbugs for every child admitted to its pediatric intensiv...nt of those with VRE. Like most bacteria, hospital superbugs are picked up through direct contact, by touching someone or a surface with it. "The results wer...

Crackdown on Dirty Hospitals in UK

...imed at cutting rates of infection with the deadly superbugs MRSA and Clostridium difficile. While Clostridium difficile [is a bacterium that causes diarrhea and more serious intestinal conditions such as colitis, .MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It is shorthand for any strain of...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

...U.S. hospital patients may be carrying in them the superbugs at any given time, according to a survey released Monday by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. The estimate is about 10 times the rate that some health officials had previously estimated. Called methicillin-r...

New Device Developed to Eliminate Superbugs Within Minutes

...cile - two of the most notorious hospital-acquired superbugs - are eliminated within as little as an hour of the device being switched on. "In earlier experiments, in which we flooded the rooms with more than a billion bacteria, levels were effectively down to zero within an hour," said Macdonald. Accordin...

Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections

...gent and necessary steps to be taken to combat the superbugs MRSA and Clostridium difficile. Inspectors discov...hol gels at patients wash sinks, lockers or tackle superbugs attached to staff uniforms. It also added the trust had no budget for training staff in infection co...

The Hospital Superbugs

...nter-offensive against the most deadly of hospital superbugs . It infiltrates hospitals as microscopic spores. Its defences are so strong it can resist most antibiotics. And it kills three times as many people every year as MRSA. A research group led by Professor Nigel Minton in the Centre for Healthcare ...

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