Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trudeau Institute reports new approach to treating Listeria infections

Research underway at the Trudeau Institute could lead to new treatments for people sickened by Listeria and other sepsis-causing bacteria. Dr. Stephen Smiley's laboratory has published a study in the scientific journal Infection ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researcher decodes the language of memory cells in Science article

When an infection attacks, the body's immune system sounds the alert, kills the invading germs and remembers the pathogen to protect against contracting the same type of infection again. Exactly how immunological memory develops ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pill some day may prevent serious foodborne illness, scientist says

Modified probiotics, the beneficial bacteria touted for their role in digestive health, could one day decrease the risk of Listeria infection in people with susceptible immune systems, according to Purdue University research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bacteria enter via mucus-making gut cells

Cells making slippery mucus provide a sticking point for disease-causing bacteria in the gut, according to a study published on October 3 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

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