News tagged with weakened immune systems
(Medical Xpress)—UCLA researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have used induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) to advance disease-in-a-dish modeling of a rare genetic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The death from chickenpox of an otherwise healthy 15-year-old Ohio girl should remind parents of the importance of vaccination against the disease, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Griffith University and University of Queensland scientists researching a degenerative brain disease have developed a new way to understand its progression and ...
Genetics Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Just in time for Easter, health officials are issuing another cautionary tale about the dangers of salmonella infection from chicks and ducklings.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have launched an early-stage human clinical trial of two related candidate vaccines to prevent infection with Shigella, bacteria that are a significant cause of diarrheal illness, particularly among children. The Ph ...
Medications Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Terry D. Connell, PhD, knows a lot about the immune system: he's a University at Buffalo professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences who conducts research on ...
Immunology Feb 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4
An engineered peptide provides a new prototype for killing an entire category of resistant bacteria by shredding and dissolving their double-layered membranes, which are thought to protect those microbes from antibiotics.
Medical research Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Malaysian researchers have revealed the presence of multidrug-resistant strains of Listeria monocytogenes in frozen burger patties taken from supermarkets and other retail shops in Malaysia. The research ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new process to make a one-time, universal influenza vaccine has been discovered by a researcher at Georgia State University's Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection and his partners.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—Ocean Beauty Seafoods has announced a precautionary recall of two cold-smoked salmon products because of possible Listeria contamination. The products were distributed in 12 states.
Health Dec 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Nestle USA is recalling some of its Nesquik chocolate powder due to a possible risk of salmonella exposure.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A routine blood test may help predict survival in patients with an aggressive form of skin cancer known as Merkel cell carcinoma, according to new findings by Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers. The results will be presented ...
Cancer Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A New Mexico food company that produced the peanut butter linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning has expanded an ongoing recall of its products to include raw and roasted peanuts.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
This year, infections with West Nile virus are on pace to be one of the worst years yet. Scientists speculate, but cannot yet prove, that the surge in infections may be attributable to warm spring temperatures across much ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Kroger is recalling spinach sold at grocery stores in 15 states due to possible Listeria contamination.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0