GREAT! Just GREAT!
A brand new flesh eating bacteria
case has popped up, this time in Las Vegas!
A Las Vegas high school dean named
Eddie Garcia has sadly lost both his hands and both his feet to this terrifying bacteria, after becoming infecting in January — as well as causing his kidneys and lungs to shut down. So what caused this?
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Does this mean we all get to be the next Dragon Warrior?!!?
No…but researchers may be close to finding a SUPER antibiotic that comes from pandas!
Chinese scientists have found a peptide in giant panda blood that when synthesized, has shown the ability to fight and kill a wide variety of cooties such as bacteria and fungi.
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We knew belly buttons weren't the cleanest parts on our bodies, but now scientists revealed that we have over 2,000 different types of bacteria living in our navels.
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It's flu and cold season already, and we're sure many of you are feeling the effects.
Whether you've got the sniffles or full blown flu, these tips should help you feel better quicker!
To help prevent getting sick:
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He may be only two years old, but
Cliff is turning into a real doggie doctor!
In the Netherlands, Cliff the beagle is learning to diagnose
Clostridium difficile, a deadly bacterium that takes labs 48 hours to detect.
Cliff can detect the naughty bugs IMMEDIATELY and can alert the proper people….
The only bad part…
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Nelson Mandela is currently being treated for a lung infection, which is basically pneumonia.
South African officials said that Mandela's infection is "recurring."
He is 94-years-old and at that age, it's very easy for fluid to build up in the lungs.
The cough response is decreased in the elderly, making it easy to breathe in some saliva and just have it sit in your lungs, growing bacteria.
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One of the scariest yet inspirational stories of 2012 has to be
If you remember, earlier this year she was infected with
flesh eating bacteria from a simple zip-lining accident that left her with multiple amputations. Then she persevered. She fought back.
Now she has her own smart-wing to her
parents house, she's becoming more and more independent, and has done interviews explaining just how all of it feels (above).
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