News tagged with bacterium
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Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists has identified a possible new approach to defeating bacterial infections by targeting an innate immune system component in a bid to invigorate the immune response.
Immunology Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A more accurate, faster diagnostic test for Group B Streptococcal infection in babies has been reported in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. The new test could allow better treatment and management of the disease and re ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A healthy boy was infected with antibiotic-resistant bacterium that was traced to his mother's nurse's bag left in the family's car after his mother's home healthcare visit to a patient with the same infection. Although the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found new clues to why some urinary tract infections recur persistently after multiple rounds of treatment.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists have found new genetic information that shows how harmful bacteria cause the acute diarrheal disease shigellosis, which kills more than a million people worldwide each year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A live biological preparation developed by University of Minnesota researchers could put a stop to an increasingly prevalent, and sometimes deadly, infection caused by the bacterium Clostridium difficile. CIPAC Limited, based ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sigrun J. Hauge has studied the effect of the measures implemented on farms and in slaughterhouses. The aim of the project "Uncontaminated Carcasses" was to uncover data that would help to improve the hygienic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Researchers at Washington State University have found that a compound in garlic is 100 times more effective than two popular antibiotics at fighting the Campylobacter bacterium, one of the most common causes of intestinal illnes ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
A bacterium historically associated with cat scratch fever and transmitted predominately by fleas may also play a role in human rheumatoid illnesses such as arthritis, according to new research from North Carolina State University.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 23, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, the 'superbug' behind MRSA, can be a major problem for patients who have a medical implant, such as a replacement heart valve or pacemaker.
Medical research Apr 10, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A Penn- and MIT-led team explained how rapamycin, a drug that extends mouse lifespan, also causes insulin resistance. The researchers showed in an animal model that they could, in principle, separate the effects, which depend ...
Medical research Mar 29, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 1 |
Treatment areas of ambulances fared well when tested for dangerous bacteria, according to a new study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of APIC - the Associ ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Louisville researchers are a step closer to eliminating periodontal disease through their work to develop synthetic molecules that prevent a bacteria responsible for the disease from spreading throughout the ...
Dentistry Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have launched a major clinical trial to investigate whether eliminating a common stomach bug could help to make taking aspirin safer in some patients.
Medications Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The only tuberculosis vaccine currently available is already over 90 years old - and is unsatisfactory in terms of its effectiveness. Although it protects young children against developing tuberculosis, it ...
Medications Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0