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Biotic Antibiotics – Phages to the Rescue ?

Posted on: Sunday, July 13th, 2008 in: Aging topics, Antibiotics, Hospital Care, Treatment modalities

Thousands of hospitals and communities are now grappling with the fruits of our success with antibiotics… deadly bacterial resistance. Some people think methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) and its terrifying descendant vancomycin resistant staph aureus (VRSA) are threatening to return the world to the dark ages before penicillin and sulfa were discovered. Now, some researchers [...]

Are you ready for the NEXT wave of RFID ?

Posted on: Sunday, March 2nd, 2008 in: Hospital Care, Pharmaceuticals

Most people have experienced the 1st wave of RFID technology without realizing it. Radio Frequency IDentification has been used by retail businesses to deter shoplifters and for inventory purposes for many years. RFID tags are what sound the store alarm when you walk out of a store with unpaid merchandise, and what identifies your car [...]