malaysiandigest.com - 20th October, 2016 Milk from Tasmanian devils could offer up a useful weapon against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to Australian researchers. The marsupial's milk contains important peptides that appear to be able to kill hard-to-treat infections, including MRSA, say the Sydney University team. Experts believe devils evolved...

voxy.co.nz - 14th October, 2016 Southern DHB to help 'break the chain of infection' The simple act of cleaning your hands can save lives and Southern DHB is supporting Infection Prevention and Control week (IPC) to spread this message from October 16 - 22. The 2016 theme for...

infectioncontroltoday.com - 13th September, 2016 Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division introduces IntelliCare, a new commercial hand care system featuring the industry’s first hybrid automatic hand care dispenser with both touchless and manual activation. The versatile dispensing system is compatible with Diversey Care liquid/gel and foam products,...

theage.com.au - 30th September, 2016 A new strain of the virus that causes gastro has been identified in Victoria, and the researchers behind the discovery warn it could soon become an epidemic, or even a pandemic. This strain of norovirus - the most common cause of gastroenteritis - was first detected...

scienceworldreport.com - 29th September, 2016 Honey has always been known for its health benefits. And now, researchers discovered that a type of honey from New Zealand has a potential of beating bacteria. If this benefit is proven effective, the honey could potentially lower the risk of...

stuff.co.nz - 28th September, 2016 Doctor and nurses are still not washing their hands often enough, according to a recent report. Hand hygiene at the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board dropped 6 per cent in the past six months, with only 75 per cent of staff reaching compliance. Only...

sott.net - 27th May, 2016 As readers of Natural News are well aware, the medical industry, in collusion with Big Pharma, has been over-prescribing antibiotics for years, resulting in new strains of superbugs that are difficult to kill. In point of fact, it's not at all...

infectioncontroltoday.com - 14th September, 2016 The Standard Precautions concept in healthcare dictates that healthcare workers assess risk in advance of a patient interaction and use appropriate interventions such as barriers, hand hygiene, and/or surface disinfection, to address the risk and prevent becoming contaminated by the patient...

infectioncontroltoday.com Sepsis is caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection and requires rapid intervention. It begins outside of the hospital for nearly 80 percent of patients. According to a new Vital Signs report released by the CDC, about 7 in 10 patients...

infectioncontroltoday.com - 20th August, 2016 A couple of years ago, there was a report in the news that during 2008 and 2009 five children died at a Louisiana children’s hospital from an infection passed to them through their hospital linens. To follow up on this tragedy,...