News tagged with bacterium
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If you were the size of a bacterium, the lining of a stomach would seem like a rugged, hilly landscape filled with acid-spewing geysers, said Manuel Amieva, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics and of ...
Cancer Aug 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Research led by David H. Martin, MD, Professor and Chief of Infectious Diseases at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has found that a common sexually transmitted infection-causing parasite "cultivates" bacteria beneficial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The stomach bacteria responsible for ulcers could also play a role in the development of Parkinson's disease according to research presented today at the 111th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The same trait that makes a rare immune cell invaluable in fighting some infections also can be exploited by other diseases to cause harm, two new studies show.
Medical research Aug 26, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at UC Davis have shown how the innate immune system distinguishes between dangerous pathogens and friendly microbes. Like burglars entering a house, hostile bacteria give themselves away by ...
Immunology Apr 01, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A short burst of low voltage alternating current can effectively eradicate E. coli bacteria growing on the surface of even heavily contaminated beef, according to a study published in the International Journal of Food Safe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Durland Fish has researched ticks and their associated diseases for decades. A professor in the Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at the Yale School of Public Health, he has, among other things, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2012 | 1.6 / 5 (7) | 1
After cleaning your mouth, plaque begins forming before your brush even hits the cup.
Other Apr 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
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 |
Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) and the Medical School of Hannover in Germany recently discovered how the botulinum neurotoxin, a potential bioterrorism agent, survives ...
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have identified the "keys" and "doors" of a bacterium responsible for a series of tick-transmitted diseases. These findings may point researchers ...
Immunology Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |