Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Salmonella food poisoning could damage your DNA

Salmonella food poisoning wallops you for several days, but new research by Cornell food scientists indicates that some of its serotypes – variations of the bacterial species – can have permanent repercussions. It may ...

Medical research

Gut pathogens thrive on body's tissue-repair mechanism

Why do some foodborne bacteria make us sick? A paper published Sept. 16 in the journal Science has found that pathogens in the intestinal tract cause harm because they benefit from immune system responses designed to repair ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: Drug-resistant foodborne bacteria on rise

(HealthDay)—Antibiotic-resistant infections from foodborne germs still cause about 440,000 illnesses in the United States each year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: Some progress seen in foodborne illness

(HealthDay)—The incidence of reported infections with Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 and a common strain of Salmonella bacteria have decreased, while infections with other types of Salmonella, Campylobacter, and Vibrio ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The real disease burden of foodborne infections in Denmark

Campylobacter is the foodborne bacteria that contributes most to the burden of disease in Denmark. This is the finding of a study from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, which for the first time ...

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