MRSA Treatment Dramatically Improved by FDA Approved Antibiotic?

MRSA Treatment Dramatically Improved by FDA Approved Antibiotic?

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) treatment has a powerful ally in the form of a new antibiotic, dalvance, which has been proposed to dramatically improve treatment of the antibiotic-resistant bacterial skin infections that have become an global epidemic. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the new drug in an effort to treat bacterial skin infections […]

Are Airplanes Flying Petri Dishes?

Are Airplanes Flying Petri Dishes?

It is a common joke that airplanes are veritable flying petri dishes. As they stow their carry-on luggage, many travelers may be wondering where exactly the bacteria are lurking. According to a new study, the pocket that contains the Sky Mall catalog may be germier than the toilet flusher. This is due to the way […]