News tagged with bacterial pathogen

Finding a new way to manage infections

(Medical Xpress)—Waging an immunological war against a pathogen is not the body's only way to survive an infection. Sometimes tolerance, or learning to live with an invader, can be just as important. In tolerance the body ...

Apr 29, 2013
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Quick detection of periodontitis pathogens

Bleeding gums during tooth brushing or when biting into an apple could be an indication of periodontitis, an inflammatory disease of the tissues that surround and support the teeth. Bacterial plaque attacks ...

Jan 03, 2013
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New tick disease in Switzerland

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 ...

Oct 31, 2012
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