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Haiti cholera mutations could lead to more severe disease: Strain is evolving to be more like virulent 1800s cholera
The cholera strain that transferred to Haiti in 2010 has multiple toxin gene mutations that may account for the severity of disease and is evolving to be more like an 1800s version of cholera, reports a new Northwestern Medicine ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have developed a promising new antibiotic to treat potentially deadly gastrointestinal infections without harming the beneficial probiotic bacteria ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Once the initial episode of influenza has passed, the chronic effects tend to be overlooked. The results of a new study indicate that the cytokine interleukin-22 (IL-22) plays a critical role in normal lung repair following ...
Medical research Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Each time we use an antibiotic, the weaker strains of infection are killed off while the stronger, more virulent strains are left behind to multiply. In the past, this has not caused much concern, as there ...
Medications Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chickens are vulnerable to a range of infectious diseases similar to those found in humans. Fowl typhoid is a widespread and devastating illness, particularly in the developing world, where the birds are a vital source of ...
Medical research Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Villain stomach bug may have a sweet side: Researchers reveal how 'bad' gut bacteria may help control diabetes
A stomach bacterium believed to cause health problems such as gastritis, ulcers, and gastric cancer may play a dual role by balancing the stomach's ecosystem and controlling body weight and glucose tolerance, according to ...
Medical research Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Scientists at the Academy of Finland's Centre of Excellence in Computational Inference Research have developed novel computational methods that have yielded essential knowledge of how hospital-acquired bacteria spread and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by NYU School of Medicine researchers reveals that an especially virulent strain of the gut bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) isn't implicated in the overall death rate of the U.S. population, and may even ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists discover origins of a bacterial strain that causes severe clostridium difficile infection
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the University of Liverpool have identified the origin of an epidemic strain of Clostridium difficile (027) and its mode of spread using tagging genetic signatures in the ...
Genetics Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A four-year-old boy has died of bird flu in Indonesia, the health ministry said Tuesday, the 10th fatal case in the country this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Caenorhabditis elegans, a small worm called a nematode, scurrying across a Petri dish has helped lead to discoveries about community-associated MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While it may be that some Americans doubt we're related to chimps and other primates, viruses recognize the similarities in our cells.
HIV & AIDS Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Cambodian villagers armed with a little medical know-how—and their mobile telephones—are the nation's new foot soldiers in the fight against drug-resistant malaria.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new report shows that a deadly swine flu virus can infect ferrets, highlighting the importance of continuous surveillance of emerging flu strains.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new highly-toxic strain of the potentially deadly bird flu virus has appeared in Vietnam and is spreading fast, according to state media reports.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0