Superstrain

Su`per`strain´


v. t.1.To overstrain.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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After the emergence of a new "superstrain" of the sexually transmitted disease, new figures from Public Health England show cases of gonorrhoea are now the highest since modern records began in 2012.
"I was fortunate to know a herbalist who has been making cannabis oil and cultivating the 'buds' so I know my source, and the stuff I receive every month is not a genetically engineered superstrain as he understands what strains of cannabis can be used for different conditions and patients.
The product is formulated with Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-1, a probiotic "superstrain," in a Vanilla flavored chewable cube.
IRELAND'S favourite vegetable, the humble spud, may have to be scientifically produced in a lab because of a new superstrain of the bug that caused The Famine.
Military doctors in Canada said that unrestricted use of antibiotics in hospitals in Afghanistan and Iraq to compensate for poor environmental conditions had contributed to the emergence of the new superstrain.
To their surprise, they found that they had accidentally produced a superstrain of mousepox in the process.
He went the limit on last week's episode [of Law & Order: SVU] about a 'superstrain' of AIDS and somebody murdering gay men who have it.
Around 12,000 people die in Britain every year from the disease but the superstrain due to hit over the next year is expected to claim the lives of five times that.
In April 2005 (p.31) we noted that a virulent, highly drug-resistant superstrain of HIV had been detected in two American homosexuals.
Particularly troublesome in Asia is the possibility of mixing the swine flu and avian flu varieties to get a new "superstrain" of the disease, according to Dr.
The Government was told SIX YEARS ago that a new superstrain of CJD - Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease - had been found in humans.
Six months after health officials in New York City sparked a media firestorm with a public alert about a new HIV "superstrain," they are saying it may have been a big mistake.