News tagged with deadly bacteria
With the rising awareness of the so-called "superbugs," bacteria that are resistant to most known antibiotics, three infectious disease experts writing in the Jan. 24 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine called ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Excessive immune reactions against the body's own skin cells can lead to painful and even chronic dermatitis. An international team of researchers at the MedUni Vienna, the MedUni Graz and the Salk Institute ...
Immunology Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says salmonella found at a cantaloupe farm in southwestern Indiana matches the "DNA fingerprint" of the salmonella responsible for a deadly outbreak that sickened people in 21 states.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For six months last year, a deadly outbreak of antibiotic-resistant bacteria kept infection-control specialists at the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Clinical Center in a state of high alert. A New York City patient ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hospital-acquired infections are a huge public health burden, and hospital environments play a key role in harboring potentially deadly bacteria such as E. coli, C. difficile and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- The government plans to speed up the process for testing E. coli in meat, a move that will help authorities more quickly track the source of the deadly bacteria and hasten recalls.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Should the anthrax vaccine be tested in children? It will be a while longer before the government decides.
Medications Oct 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
A government advisory panel is considering whether the anthrax vaccine should be tested in children.
Medications Oct 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Health experts warned Thursday there could be more E. coli cases across Europe and elsewhere after finding that recent deadly outbreaks were probably linked to contaminated Egyptian fenugreek seeds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Smiley lab at the Trudeau Institute have now identified a single component of the plague causing bacterium that can be used as a vaccine. This single "subunit" could potentially be used to create a safer ...
Medical research Jun 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Given how effectively the immune system can eliminate foreign threats such bacteria and viruses, hopes are high for the development of strategies that might turn these same defense mechanisms against cancerous ...
Cancer Apr 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0