Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One-two punch may floor worst infections

McMaster University researchers have found a new way to treat the world's worst infectious diseases, the superbugs that are resistant to all known antibiotics.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Gram-negative bacteria may influence Alzheimer's disease pathology

For the first time, researchers have found higher levels of Gram-negative bacteria antigens in brain samples from late-onset Alzheimer's disease patients. Compared to controls, patients with Alzheimer's had much higher levels ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research on gonorrhea uncovers new immune system trigger

Researchers at the University of Toronto have uncovered how Gram-negative bacteria—a broad class of bugs that cause diseases ranging from gonorrhea to diarrhea and pneumonia—can trigger a reaction from our immune system. ...

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