Navigation Links
Helicobacter pylori effectively killed by Sodium nitrite

Sodium nitrite which is used as a food preservative is found to kill Helicobacter pylori; the bacterium which is responsible for causing stomach ulcers//, these bacteria is predominant in cystic fibrosis patients and is also responsible for disease severity. The study was conducted by the researchers from University of Cincinnati.

The new study suggests, however, that a mutation--known as mucA--in the organism also represents a fatal flaw that could help physicians clear the characteristic "goop" from the lungs of advanced cystic fibrosis patients.

The reason for optimism, the researchers say, is that the same genetic change that turns Pseudomonas aeruginosa into a sticky, antibiotic-resistant killer also leaves it susceptible to destruction by slightly acidified sodium nitrite, a common chemical that is widely used in the curing of lunch meat, sausages and bacon. The bacteria is present in the form of Achilles heel in a formidable mucoid form in cystic fibrosis patients and the new study as found that the bacterium can be effectively killed by Sodium nitrite.

Cystic fibrosis, which affects about 30,000 people in the United States, mostly Caucasians of north European origin, is an inherited disease caused by a defect in a gene called the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR). Affecting the airways and many other vital organs and processes, cystic fibrosis is chronic, progressive and ultimately fatal, mostly as a result of respiratory failure.

The good news is that Dr. Hassett and his colleagues found that about 87 percent of the mucoid Pseudomonas organisms they studied have a "fatal flaw" in the very gene (mucA) that makes it mucoid as well as antibiotic and immune-system resistant--they are easily destroyed by slightly acidified (pH 6.5) sodium nitrite.

Source: ANI
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Dietary cure for fighting Helicobacter pylori
2. Helicobacter pylori Antibiotic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer May not Prevent Gastric lymphomas
3. Evidence supporting H.pylori eradication
4. Dietary cure for fighting Helicobacter pylori
5. Helicobacter pylori Antibiotic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer May not Prevent Gastric lymphomas
6. Receptor for H.pylori Identified in Stomach
7. Adult COPD or asthma could be effectively treated with Xopenex
8. BCG vaccine to be boosted to effectively prevent tuberculosis
9. Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed
10. Cancer cells were killed even at reduced dose of radiation therapy in early stage Hodgkin’s.
11. Many Medical Students Unprepared for Skilled Prescribing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Helicobacter pylori effectively killed Sodium nitrite

(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014 According to a new ... Diagnostics Market (Technologies: Very High, High, Medium, Low ... Diagnosis, Oncology, Autoimmune Diseases, Cardiac, Allergies and Others) ... and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global multiplexed ... in 2012 and is expected to grow at ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... New York, NY, August 20, 2014 Transrectal ultrasound ... cancer, but international reports have suggested that the number ... a new nationwide population-based study, Swedish researchers found that ... for a urinary tract infection within 30 days after ... hospital admissions over five years, reports The Journal ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable ... FL at the Sun Life Stadium in early September. , ... when Brazil and Colombia meet at Sun Life Stadium in Miami ... teams in the world and will be a rematch of their ... will kick-off on Sept. 5 and will feature some of the ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... It’s no secret that millions of Americans ... Institute on Drug Abuse, nearly 24 million Americans are ... alarming is the fact that the total number of ... locked in a struggle with substance abuse often feel ... the newly-redesigned AbuseTreatmentCenters.net has released updated lists of ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 A Missouri federal judge has ... who were treated with GranuFlo and NaturaLyte to the City ... of Baron and Budd. The judge rejected an assertion by ... they were invalid. (McGee, et al. v. Fresenius Medical Care ... Fresenius Medical Care, is the manufacturer of the dialysis products ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Multiplexed Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 2Health News:Multiplexed Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 3Health News:Multiplexed Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 4Health News:Severe infections with hospitalization after prostate biopsy rising in Sweden 2Health News:Brazil vs. Colombia Tickets in Miami, FL: Ticket Down Slashes Colombia vs. Brazil Tickets at Sun Life Stadium in Miami for Sept. 5th Match 2Health News:Brazil vs. Colombia Tickets in Miami, FL: Ticket Down Slashes Colombia vs. Brazil Tickets at Sun Life Stadium in Miami for Sept. 5th Match 3Health News:Re-Launched AbuseTreatmentCenters.net Offering New List of Substance Abuse Resources 2Health News:GranuFlo/NaturaLyte Case Remanded to State Court By Missouri Federal Judge, Baron and Budd Reports 2
... WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 25 For years, millions ... pantyhose to cover up unsightly varicose and spider veins. Now there,s ... Garden of Life,s ( www.gardeno f life.com ... clinical studies and millions of happy European women. , , ...
... ORLEANS, Aug. 25 Over 102,000 Americans are ... and a Slidell, Louisiana resident is making the most of his ... for the 2010 Transplant Olympics, twittering his progress, and furthering his ... a unique and personal level of hope and understanding by caring ...
... Study Suggests Division, Ambivalence and Hesitancy to Change; Demographics ... Aug. 25 Americans lack confidence that healthcare reform will deliver ... released today by the Thomson Reuters. , , ... a wide range of issues including the cost and quality of ...
... ... the aging eye , ... Francisco, CA (Vocus) August 25, 2009 -- EyeCare America, a national non-profit organization that provides ... a healthy aging eye in honor of September,s Save Your Sight Month., , , , ...
... ... of Honolulu are celebrating the fifth anniversary of their successful partnership by holding an ... ... healthcare education company, and Kapi,olani Community College of Honolulu are celebrating the fifth anniversary ...
... ... honest and forthright look at why Americans are overweight, overwhelmed, and confused, and ... ... (PRWEB) August 25, 2009 -- The question is not whether Americans are getting ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Garden of Life Launches Lovely Legs(TM) to Reduce Visible Signs of Varicose and Spider Veins 2Health News:Double Recipient Twitters Transplant Olympic Training and Tackles Nursing School 2Health News:Thomson Reuters Survey: Americans Skeptical that Healthcare Reform Will Improve Quality or Affordability 2Health News:Thomson Reuters Survey: Americans Skeptical that Healthcare Reform Will Improve Quality or Affordability 3Health News:EyeCare America Promotes Healthy Aging Tips During September's Save Your Sight Month 2Health News:EyeCare America Promotes Healthy Aging Tips During September's Save Your Sight Month 3Health News:EyeCare America Promotes Healthy Aging Tips During September's Save Your Sight Month 4Health News:Career Step and Kapi'olani Community College Celebrate Five Year Partnership 2Health News:The Naked Truth: Overweight, Overwhelmed and Confused 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... Breathe , the fastest growing online sleep apnea shopping destination ... received more than 4.5 million unique page views since the start ... many people are finding our blog and reading our articles," said ... making sleep apnea more widely known and hope that people continue ... news , troubleshooting advice , and new product launches ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014  Quantum Materials ... diverse sets of patent families from Bayer Technology Services ... driver for Bayer AG of Leverkusen, ... acquired provide broad intellectual property protection for advances ... high-volume quantum dot (QD) manufacturing. In addition, the ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... BIRMINGHAM, Ala. , Aug. 19, 2014  The Alabama ... re-affirmed that patients can sue drug makers who mislead doctors ... cause harmful side‑effects.  The case is Weeks v. Wyeth, and ... drug makers in that same case last year. Heninger Garrison ... represent the patient in the case, Danny Weeks ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Easy Breathe Blog Emerges as the Go-To Resource for Sleep Apnea Sufferers 2Easy Breathe Blog Emerges as the Go-To Resource for Sleep Apnea Sufferers 3Easy Breathe Blog Emerges as the Go-To Resource for Sleep Apnea Sufferers 4Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing and Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents 2Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing and Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents 3Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing and Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents 4Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 2Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 3Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 4
... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued ... a "natural sexual enhancer" that contains a hidden drug ... because of a label mix-up an infusion set that ... for pregnant women (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ...
... A state-of-the-art, eFlow Technology nebulizer (PARI Pharma GmbH) has ... (Mee-us), a 27-year-old orangutan, has what veterinarians believe to ... a substantial problem in both wild and zoo orangutans. ... also have some similarities to cystic fibrosis in people. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION - FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: March 2011 2Denver Zoo Orangutan Breathes Easier With eFlow Technology From PARI 2Denver Zoo Orangutan Breathes Easier With eFlow Technology From PARI 3Denver Zoo Orangutan Breathes Easier With eFlow Technology From PARI 4
The Calcitonin ELISA is intended for the quantitative determination of Calcitonin in human serum....
... wavelength (532 nm and 940 nm) laser ... solution. This solid-state laser quickly and effectively ... vulgaris. VariLite offers the clinical versatility to ... deeper, larger vessels in a convenient, affordable ...
... PREMIUM SURGICLIP™ clip applier consists of an applier ... 15 or 20 titanium clips. , ,The ... or other tubular structure. As the handles of ... closed around the vessel or structure. As the ...
The LIGACLIP ERCA Endoscopic Rotating Multiple Clip Applier is intended for use on tubular structures or vessels wherever a metal ligating clip is indicated. The tissue being ligated should be consis...
Medicine Products: