Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Royal Marine Recruits

Research Paper Title Staphylococcus aureus colonisation and acquisition of skin and soft tissue infection among Royal Marines recruits: a prospective cohort study. Background Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are a serious health issue for military personnel. Of particular importance are those caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Panton-Valentine leucocidin (PVL)-positive S. aureus (PVL-SA), as… Read More


Beer Gut Drunk!

A man in the US started producing beer in his gut after it accidentally became colonised by high levels of brewer’s yeast. The normally healthy 46-year old began to experience mental fogginess, dizziness and memory loss in 2011 and had to give up his job. He saw multiple doctors, but they could not work out… Read More