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Hospital patients’ hands are covered in antibiotic resistant superbugs, study suggests 

Hospital patients’ hands are covered in antibiotic resistant superbugs, study suggests Antibiotic resistant infections are difficult or impossible to treat  The World Health Organization considers the spread of antibiotic resistance a top public health concern  Superbugs are especially common in hospitals and are mostly thought to be spread by doctors, nurses and staff  But a… Read More »

Patients’ own cells could be the key to treating Crohn’s disease

Rachel Sawyer, a communications manager who is 50 and lives in Anerley in south east London, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2000 and treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Although her condition is now under control, she supports other people who have Crohn’s and runs the Twitter account @Bottomline_IBD. She said: “One of the worst… Read More »