News tagged with yeast infection

Blood test for yeast infections approved

(HealthDay)—The first blood test to detect five strains of yeast that cause rare blood infections in people with weakened immune systems has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Sep 23, 2014
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Combating fungal diseases

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have discovered a potential new approach for inhibiting the growth of pathogenic fungi. Their findings on the mechanism ...

Aug 30, 2011
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Baker's yeast protects against fatal infections

Injecting mice with simple baker's yeast protects against the fatal fungal infection, aspergillosis, according to research published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. The work could lead to the development of a huma ...

Aug 10, 2011
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