MRSA Possibly Killed by Oxgall Eye Ointment

MRSA Possibly Killed by Oxgall Eye Ointment

Due to the overuse of antibiotics, MRSA is the superbug that medical science‚Äôs strongest weapons cannot compete against. MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, can spread through hospitals quickly and easily, and is now taking up residence in homes. It can also cause life-threatening pneumonia, as well as, bloodstream infections. It is estimated that MRSA has claimed […]

‘Superbug’ Exposure at UCLA Medical Center

‘Superbug’ Exposure at UCLA Medical Center

Over 150 people at the University of California in Los Angeles Medical Center (UCLA) have been exposed to what is being referred to as a “superbug,” or CRE (Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacae). In addition, seven people have been infected and two people have died. It is not sure if the superbug bacteria contributed to the deaths. The […]

Hospital Errors Declining, Saving Thousands

Hospital Errors Declining, Saving Thousands

According to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), hospital errors, leading to further injury, sickness, infection and even death have seen a steady decline in recent years, likely saving some 50,000 patients. Mistakes dropped 1.3 million from 2010-13, or about 17 percent, says the report. In addition to […]

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