Newspapers have recently been full of reports about MRSA [methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus], the so-called ‘superbug’, which is affecting more and more people in our hospitals.
Nothing is more frightening that the realisation that modern medicine has not defeated infection. Doctors were convinced they had that one licked; indeed, antibiotics have been medicine’s one real success story. But with increasing outbreaks of MRSA...
USELESS ANTIBIOTICS: The superbugs are winning the day (and the herbs
Mounting concern over the MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) crisis in UK hospitals hit a frenzied note recently after news of the superbug’s latest victim hit the headlines. Baby Luke, born a healthy 7lb 7oz with no apparent...
This superbug has been doing the rounds of our hospitals for some time. But is it a problem caused only by poor hygiene, and why does it seem to affect hospitals in the UK more than anywhere else?
MRSA: Now wash your hands
I know of several alternative treatments that would help against MRSA [methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus] infection, the so-called ‘superbugs’. But no matter how many articles appear in the press,