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Researchers at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy have discovered a brand new tick-borne infection. Since the discovery, eight cases have been described around the world, three of them in the Gothenburg area, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists say they have solved in mice the mystery of how an unusual bacterium can trigger the common dental condition periodontitis while residing in low numbers in the space between tooth and gum.
Medical research Nov 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The capsule of Porphyromonas gingivalis, the bacterium that causes gum disease, provides stealth, boosting the bacterium’s virulence, according to a paper published in the November Infection and Im ...
Medical research Nov 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Probiotics appear to mitigate pancreatitis: Surprising hypothetical mechanism warrants further investigation
(Medical Xpress) -- A probiotic treatment appears to mitigate pancreatitis in an animal model, leading to a new hypothesis of how probiotics may act, according to a paper in the November Applied and Environmental Microbiology. ...
Medical research Nov 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An experimental treatment for urinary tract infections has easily passed its first test in animals, alleviating weeks-long infections in mice in as little as six hours.
Medical research Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
It's estimated that nearly one-third of the world's population -- more than two billion people -- are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. According to the World Health Organization, 5 to 10 percent of infected people ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The MRSA bacterium, which is resistant to antibiotics, has spread rapidly in the past few years on pig farms. Extensive use of antibiotics is thought to help it spread, but reducing the use of antibiotics is not enough to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Normal bacteria which live in our mouths provide the catalyst for the development of gum disease, a debilitating condition which leads to painful gums and the loosening of teeth, new research from Queen Mary, ...
Dentistry Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Scientists have been unclear for some time about how most probiotics work. A new study has found a scientific 'design' for a probiotic that could be used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn's disease.
Inflammatory disorders Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For the first time, a specific microorganism has been found to be associated with human colorectal cancer. In two studies published online today in Genome Research, independent research teams have identified Fusobacterium in col ...
Cancer Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
An international team of scientists led by Monash University researchers has uncovered how a common hospital bacterium becomes a deadly superbug that kills increasing numbers of hospital patients worldwide and accounts for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study could lead to improved gene therapies for conditions such as heart disease and cancer as well as more effective vaccines for tuberculosis, malaria and other diseases.
Cardiology Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The bacterium that causes tuberculosis has a unique molecule on its outer cell surface that blocks a key part of the body's defense. New research suggests this represents a novel mechanism in the microbe's evolving efforts ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Cells making slippery mucus provide a sticking point for disease-causing bacteria in the gut, according to a study published on October 3 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cantaloupes infected with listeria have sparked the deadliest US foodborne disease outbreak in over a decade and are likely to claim more victims in the weeks ahead, officials said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 28, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0