News tagged with pathogenic microorganisms
(Medical Xpress)—The feared Legionella pneumophila is responsible for legionellosis, an infectious disease that can lead to pneumonia. To infect humans, this pathogen has developed a complex method that allows it to camouflage ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Managing bacteria and other microorganisms in the body, rather than just fighting them, may be lead to better health and a stronger immune system, according to a Penn State biologist.
Medical research Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The microbiology team of David Berry, Alexander Loy and Michael Wagner from the Faculty of Life Sciences, in collaboration with scientists at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (University of Vienna and the Medical ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Bronchiectasis is independently associated with an increased mortality risk in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD, according to a new study from researchers in Spain.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When it comes to germ-busting power, the eyes have it, according to a discovery by University of California, Berkeley, researchers that could lead to new, inexpensive antimicrobial drugs.
Medical research Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The complement system is part of the innate immune system and is composed of about 40 different proteins that work together to defend the body against disease-causing microorganisms. The complement system ...
Immunology Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research by scientists at the University of Southampton could lead to the design of more effective drugs to combat malaria.
Medical research Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have developed a new way to identify the genes of harmful microbes, particularly those that have been difficult to study in the laboratory.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It has been the cause of infamous international foodborne disease outbreaks and yet it is the most studied bacterium in science, an essential part of the human digestive tract, and a backbone of the biotech industry. To enhance ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 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
Now that communities across the state have dried out and are repairing damages from Tropical Storm Lee, a gardening expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences reminds backyard gardeners that fruits ...
Health Sep 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Florida Emerging Pathogens Institute have identified the Top 10 riskiest combinations of foods and disease-causing microorganisms, providing an important tool for food safety officials charged ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Florida have identified the top 10 riskiest combinations of food and disease-causing microorganisms. Number one on the list, a microorganism called campylobacter, which is linked with poultry ...
Health Apr 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |