News tagged with e coli
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What if a key factor ultimately behind a cancer was not a genetic defect but ecological?
Cancer Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Despite ongoing public health efforts, E. coli outbreaks continue to infiltrate the food supply, annually causing significant sickness and death throughout the world. But the research community is gaining ground. In a majo ...
Medical research Jul 15, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 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 |
(AP) A mysterious and scattered outbreak of the E. coli bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses in America, including a child's death, health officials say.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As illustrated by the 2011 E. coli outbreak in Germany in 2011, any delay in identifying the source of food poisoning outbreaks can cost lives and cause considerable political and economical damage. An int ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) The government is expanding E. coli testing in some raw meat, a move expected to prevent more people from contracting the bacteria that can cause severe illness or death.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The food additive maltodextrin, commonly used in some artificial sweeteners, may worsen Crohn's disease by encouraging the growth of E. coli bacteria in the small intestine, a new study suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
From tiny villages in developing nations to suburban kitchens in the United States, dangerous strains of E. coli bacteria sicken millions of people each year and kill untold numbers of children.
Medical research May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Infants whose gut is colonised by E. coli bacteria early in life have a higher number of memory B cells in their blood, reveals a study of infants carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden ...
Immunology May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the E coli outbreak in Germany in May 2011, treatment with azithromycin was associated with a lower frequency of long-term carriage of the bacteria and shorter duration of shedding of the bacteria in stool specimens, accord ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It seems that hardly a week goes by without another reported case of some food being blamed for causing people to get sick. Most recently, a national restaurant chain's clover sprouts were linked to a Midwestern ...
Health Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Raw sprouts from the sandwich chain Jimmy John's have been linked to an outbreak of foodborne illness - again.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Water-associated infectious disease outbreaks are more likely to occur in areas where a region's population density is growing, according to a new global analysis of economic and environmental conditions that influence the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have discovered that an element commonly found in nature might provide a way to neutralize the potentially lethal effects of a compound known as Shiga toxin. New results ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 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