News tagged with bacterial strain
The University of Gothenburg Vaccine Research Institute (GUVAX) announces successful results in a placebo controlled phase I study of an oral, inactivated Escherichia coli diarrhea vaccine.
Medications May 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Nobel prize-winning scientist Tuesday played down "shock-horror scenarios" that a new virus strain will emerge with the potential to kill millions of people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A protein complex found in human breast milk can help reverse the antibiotic resistance of bacterial species that cause dangerous pneumonia and staph infections, according to new University at Buffalo research.
Medical research May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(AP)—A 33-year-old West Hollywood man who felt sickened by bacterial meningitis earlier this week has been declared brain dead amid warnings to sexually active gay men about the deadly strain of illness, officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have been able to reconstruct the genome sequence of an outbreak strain of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) using metagenomics (the direct sequencing of DNA extracted from microbiologically complex sample ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
An innovative anti-bacterial spray that will kill MRSA is being developed by Norwich Research Park scientists thanks to funding from the University of East Anglia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The bacteria that cause acne live on everyone's skin, yet one in five people is lucky enough to develop only an occasional pimple over a lifetime. What's their secret?
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Southampton have taken a significant and important step in keeping people safe from the most common form of meningitis in the UK.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chickens are vulnerable to a range of infectious diseases similar to those found in humans. Fowl typhoid is a widespread and devastating illness, particularly in the developing world, where the birds are a vital source of ...
Medical research Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Every so often, research laboratories and hospitals testing patients for the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have come across an oddity: a strain that appeared to be MRSA because ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Malaysian researchers have revealed the presence of multidrug-resistant strains of Listeria monocytogenes in frozen burger patties taken from supermarkets and other retail shops in Malaysia. The research ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A compound from the South African toothbrush tree inactivates a drug target for tuberculosis in a previously unseen way.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered a new compound that restores the health of mice infected with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), an otherwise dangerous bacterial infection. The new compound targets ...
Medical research Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
One third of the world is infected with the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB), a disease that is increasingly difficult to treat because of wide spread resistance to available drugs. Researchers from the Institute of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed a new strategy for finding novel antibiotic compounds, using a diagnostic panel of bacterial strains for screening chemical extracts from natural sources.
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0