Monthly Archives: March 2015

Researchers observe major hand hygiene problems in operating rooms: Swedish study

An observational study by Sahlgrenska Academy researchers at a large Swedish hospital found 2,393 opportunities for hand disinfection and/or aseptic techniques. …read more

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IDSA: National action plan for combating antibiotic resistant bacteria (carb) – a welcome effort in tackling resistance public health crisis

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) welcomes the release of the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (CARB). …read more

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Date syrup shows promise for fighting bacterial infections

Date syrup – a thick, sweet liquid derived from dates that is widely consumed across the Middle East – shows antibacterial activity against a number of disease-causing bacteria, including… …read more

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Charity celebrate long awaited news of introduction of MenB vaccine, UK

Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) supporters across the UK are celebrating the news that a long awaited and hard campaigned for vaccine against the most feared and deadly disease will be… …read more

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Interpreting Breast Biopsies

Pathologists asked to interpret a difficult set of breast biopsy slides accurately made most diagnoses, but the results suggest strategies for future improvement. …read more

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