News tagged with bacterial infection
Related topics: bacteria , antibiotics , immune cells , pneumonia , infection
Three top Dutch medical schools are asking thousands of travellers to tropical countries to donate stool samples on return for a study into the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Drug giant Pfizer Inc. said Thursday that its third-quarter profit fell 14 percent as sales plunged, mainly due to U.S. generic competition to cholesterol fighter Lipitor, long the world's top-selling drug.
Other Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Microbiologists from the University of Zurich have detected a new disease transmitted via tick bites. The patients suffered from fever, weight loss and malaise, but could be cured fully with a course of antibiotics. Thanks ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Eliminating bacteria's DNA and boosting antimicrobial proteins that already exist may help prevent middle ear infections from reoccurring. These are the findings from a Nationwide Children's Hospital study that examined how ...
Medical research Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Non-infected babies born to HIV positive mothers should be vaccinated early against measles, to avoid them acquiring the virus or passing it on to others.
HIV & AIDS Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers plan to see if a higher dose of a pneumococcal vaccine will create a stronger immune response in older adults who received an earlier generation vaccine against pneumonia and other pneumococcal diseases.
Medications Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As a result of concerns about antibiotic resistance, doctors in the United States are increasingly prescribing newer, more costly and more powerful antibiotics to treat urinary tract infections, one of the most common illnesses ...
Medications Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Career paths can start to take shape in many unexpected ways. For UCLA physician Daniel Uslan, it all started in a class for kids called "It's a Small World." That's when the five-year-old made sourdough ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to germ-busting power, the eyes have it, according to a discovery by University of California, Berkeley, researchers that could lead to new, inexpensive antimicrobial drugs.
Medical research Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the University of Liverpool are a step closer to providing clinicians with a bedside test for the early diagnosis of the fatal blood infection, sepsis.
Medical research Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Menachem Shoham, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has discovered novel antivirulence drugs that, without killing the bacteria, render Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Au ...
Medical research Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—This year's mild winter and early spring were a bonanza for tick populations in the eastern United States. Reports of tick-borne disease rose fast.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
New research from the laboratory of Dr. Andrea Cooper at the Trudeau Institute, just published in the European Journal of Immunology, holds promise for the improved prevention and treatment of bacterial infect ...
Immunology Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cases of one of the world's deadliest diseases—tuberculosis—are rising at an alarming rate, despite widespread vaccination. Reasons for the ineffectiveness of the vaccine, especially in regions where this infectious disease ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research may help explain why hundreds of thousands of Americans a year get sick and tens of thousands die after bacteria get into their blood. It also suggests why some of those bloodstream ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 15, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |