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MRSA and Hygiene

MRSA & Hygiene

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25/04/2011 - Hand gels no good for farms - UK experts
Families visiting "petting farms" to see spring lambs and calves need to remember some basic rules of hygiene to protect themselves from dangerous infections, according to British watchdogs. More

13/04/2011 - Wound bacteria "checked" by honey
New research suggests that honey should be better exploited by modern medicine, a British scientist says today. More

22/02/2011 - Good care key to child skin bugs?
Old-fashioned cleanliness may be the key to treating children with super-bug skin infections, researchers said last night. More

03/02/2011 - Hospital bug drug hope
A new drug may make a powerful impact on the pernicious hospital infection, C.difficile, researchers reported last night. More

26/10/2010 - Danger to babies from “slapped face syndrome”
Women who develop “slapped face syndrome” in the first trimester of pregnancy are at high risk of causing serious problems for their unborn babies, researchers have warned. More

15/10/2010 - Global handwashing day
People are being reminded to wash their hands properly to prevent diseases. More

15/09/2010 - How dental work helps baby
Pregnant women and their babies may benefit from the care of a dentist, researchers revealed today. More

15/09/2010 - Bug-laden cleaning cloths risk health
Cleaning cloths used in restaurants and take-away kitchens were found to contain unacceptable levels of bacteria, including listeria, researchers are set to warn today. More

07/09/2010 - Killer cockroaches could aid mankind
Can anything good come out of a cockroach? Yes, according to British scientists. More

12/08/2010 - Medical tourism brings superbug to UK
UK "medical tourists" travelling to India for treatment have returned as carriers of a lethal new mutant infection, experts have warned. More

19/07/2010 - Scientists hope for yo-yo upswing
The yo-yo drops in and out of fashion as a child play-thing - and now medical scientists are hoping a trendy variant will capture young imaginations. More

28/05/2010 - Tooth-brushing may prevent heart disease
People who fail to brush their teeth increase their risk of developing heart disease, researchers warned today. More

19/03/2010 - Acupuncture infection warning
Infections transmitted by acupuncture are a growing health problem worldwide, experts warn today. More

08/03/2010 - Support that saves baby lives
Setting up women's support groups in poor areas can make a dramatic difference to the welfare of mothers and their babies, researchers reported today. More

28/12/2009 - How bad cleaning aggravates super-bug risk
Badly applied disinfectants could aggravate the risk of drug-resistant bacteria emerging, researchers warned today. More

15/10/2009 - Handwashing day highlights global hygiene pleas
Shame may play a key role in improving hygiene and preventing infection, British experts said today - designated Global Handwashing Day by campaigners. More

24/09/2009 - Hygiene key to pandemic control - experts
Higher priority should be given to hand-washing, mask-wearing and the isolation of potentially infected patients when making national pandemic plans, researchers have urged. More

08/09/2009 - How honey may beat infection
Manuka honey could hold the key to destroying the hospital "super-bug" MRSA, researchers reported yesterday. More

31/07/2009 - Infection risk from blood transfusions
Blood transfusion can be risky for heart surgery patients, as it may increase the chance of infection, experts warned today. More

18/06/2009 - Simple hygiene rules to help beat bugs
Britain needs to rethink its approach to using hygiene to prevent infections - as the public is getting confused, experts warned yesterday. More

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