When Drugs Stop Working-Norway's Answer
A six-month investigation by The Associated Press found overuse and misuse of medicines has led to mutations in once curable diseases like tuberculosis ... says the tissue packet on the desk of Norway's MRSA control director, Dr. Petter Elstrom.
Combat the killer bug
The good news is that MRSA is rarely fatal among the young and healthy and is curable with the right antibiotics. It also spreads mainly by skin-to-skin contact, meaning people can protect themselves by washing hands frequently, bandaging wounds and not ...
Existing drug will cure hospital superbug MRSA, say scientists
to which MRSA has gained resistance, it could pave the way to the superbug becoming curable. "[If we can find an antibiotic that kills them off] we can take out the fuss around MRSA." In laboratory tests, the drug - in reality three drugs belonging to the ...
Most Metro Staph Infections Are Dangerous MRSA
They all have a staph strain which is curable, but harder to fight ... The bacteria that's keeping her home is called Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA. "We know how it started, with a wart on her arm that we froze and it abscessed ...
Is a staph infection curable?
Q: Is a staph infection curable? A: A staph infection is caused by a Staphylococcus ... There is one form of staph infection called MRSA. This is the most difficult to treat because it is resistant to treatment with most antibiotics.