News tagged with mrsa superbug

New drugs from mutant bugs

( -- Scientists from the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol have discovered how marine bacteria join together two antibiotics they make independently to produce a potent chemical that can kill drug-resistant ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Cellphones may spread superbugs in hospitals: study

Cell phones belonging to hospital staff were found to be tainted with bacteria -- including the drug-resistant MRSA superbug -- and may be a source of hospital-acquired infections, according to study released Friday.

dateMar 06, 2009 in Health
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