MRSA May Cause NY Giants Player to Lose Foot

MRSA May Cause NY Giants Player to Lose Foot

Millions of people in the U.S. will develop illnesses and infections from antibiotic-resistant staph infections or bugs this year. Most people will have flu-like symptoms and recover easily. But, for many, the problem can result in loss of limbs and life as the sports world learned this past week. The New York Giants tight end […]

Necrotizing Fasciitis: 10 Things to Know About Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Necrotizing Fasciitis: 10 Things to Know About Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Necrotizing fasciitis, which means the death of tissues, is an infection that is linked to bacteria. In its most severe forms, it is also known as flesh-eating bacteria, which can destroy not only the skin but also fat and tissue covering the muscles within a matter of days. When the disease occurs on the genitals, […]

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’s 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 […]