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Helicobacter pylori can multiply in autophagic vesicles

... in the host. H. pylori can be considered as a kind of intracellular microorganism because it can invade host cells to undergo replication within the ... isolates used in this study provides an important hint as to why this microorganism causes so broad a spectrum of diseases. Dr. Steven R. Goodman, ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Urges Constant Vigilance Against Growing Threat of Killer 'Superbug'

... Doctors finally concluded he suffered from a MRSA strain. MRSA Counterassault Now defined as any antibiotic-resistant strain of the microorganism that causes "staph" infections, MRSA originally referred just to staph bacteria resistant to methicillin, penicillin and related antibiotics. Once ...

Immunologists identify biochemical signals that help immune cells remember how to fight infection

... not so effective. "If we can figure that out, then we can start to think about altering our approach to vaccinating based on the different type of microorganism that we're trying to vaccinate against," he said. ...

Advanced Analytical Reveals New Platform for Rapid Genotypic Identification of Microorganisms at ASM 2009

... identified. Advanced Analytical is currently working with the Cleveland Clinic, the US Army and other research institutes to evaluate the system for microorganism identification. Dr. Gary Procop, Chair, Clinical Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, added; "We evaluated the differentiation of various microorganisms ...

Space Research May Help Explain Salmonella Illness

... this effect. "To our knowledge, no one had previously looked at a mechanical force like fluid shear on the disease-causing properties of a microorganism during the infection process," Nickerson said. "We can use the innovative research platform of the space station to contribute to new translational ...

Pfizer's work on penicillin for World War II becomes a National Historic Chemical Landmark

... developed exclusively by the company's scientists. Terramycin, which proved effective against a wide range of deadly bacteria, was developed from a microorganism in soil from the American Midwest ("Terramycin" is derived from the Latin for "earth fungus"). ...

A product for the detection and characterization of brucellosis launched at University of Navarra

... applied biotechnology in the areas of animal and human health and food safety. Bruce-ladder permits the identification and differentiation of the microorganism via the amplification of sequences of specific genes using the PCR (polymerase chain reaction) technique. In order to develop this product, these ...

Hospital Testing for Drug-Resistant Infections Dramatically Lowers Mortality Rates and Costs

... for drug-resistant infections is significant as the number of U.S. hospital discharges that include a diagnosis of infection with a drug-resistant microorganism has increased more than 100-fold from 1993-2005 -- from 3,000 to 394,000. "Dr. Lichtenberg's report provides further evidence of the ...

EPA grant to UC engineering makes for a better environment

... cyanobacterial toxins in water. UV light techniques are gaining a lot of interest because of their effectiveness of disinfection, especially for some microorganism that are resistant to disinfection by chlorination. In general, UV takes only a few seconds, says Dionysiou. The DNA of the microorganisms is ...

Research warns that human papillomavirus might cause bladder cancer

... identical molecules can be created from a single DNA molecule. The relationship between HPV and bladder cancer might be due to the fact that the microorganism which generates the infection has DNA. Therefore, it acts directly on the cell nucleus and makes the cell cancerous. Moreover, the infection spreads ...

Vision Loss in Elderly Caused By Combined Effect of Genes and Bacterium

... affected individuals. It is also notable that the microorganism is associated with chronic inflammation and heart ... without AMD (20) were however devoid of the microorganism and infection. Hence it is very possible that the ... result of an inflammatory process. The microorganism C. pneumoniae is capable of modifying the ...

Lactococcus Strain may Offer End to Food Allergies

... immunoglobulin A (IgA) in the gut "These results suggest that a microorganism bioengineered to deliver IL-10 in the gut can decrease food-induced ... has been extended to patients with inflammatory colitis in whom the microorganism is well tolerated (phase I trial), and there is some indication that it is ...

Bacteria Harnessed as Micro-Robot Motors

... in Pennsylvania, US, have taken another approach. They use the entire microorganism as the motor and control its on/off motion with chemicals. Sitti and ... off in this way an unlimited number of times. Using the entire microorganism as a motor has many advantages, the researchers say. Bacteria are robust ...

Rising Rates Of C.Difficile Infection Among Non-Hospitalized Patients

... among the general public has led to concerns regarding the mutation of the microorganism into a more virulent form.// It was previously thought that the infection ... the Journal of the American Medical Association. Infection with the microorganism is most commonly hospital acquired with a majority of the cases occurring ...

Key Found to Kill Cystic Fibrosis Superbug

... in the May issue of the Journal of Bacteriology, and highlighted in Nature Reviews/Microbiology. B. cenocepacia is a multi-drug resistant microorganism that lives in damp or wet places and causes rot in plants such as onions. While it rarely causes infection in healthy people, it can be fatal for ...

Cryptosporidium Outbreak in South Australia

... South Australia is battling more than the hottest month in the last 100 years. There has been a surge in gastroenteritis caused by //the microorganism cryptosporidium, in this part of the continent. The 228 known cases this year of the parasitic outbreak compare with just 52 , for the same ...

The GreeneChip- First Tool to Provide Differential Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

... and clinical settings. The GreeneChip system and its application in an outbreak investigation when other methods failed to implicate a microorganism in a fatal hemorrhagic fever case is described in the January 2007 issue of the CDC's Emerging Infectious Diseases (online December 6 at ...

LipB Protein Inhibitors Help To Fight Against TB

... bacteria to survive which could be targeted by the drug companies. Tuberculosis is one of the deadliest and the oldest disease. It is caused by the microorganism Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It affects about one third of the world's population. Some of the bacterial strains have developed resistance to drugs. ...

Gold Therapy- A Potential Treatment For Autoimmune Diseases

... arthritis and other autoimmune diseases // has remained a mystery. It has now been found that platinum or gold can prevent the disease-causing microorganism (bacteria and virus) from taking hold of an important immune system protein. The researchers were in the search for a new drug for treatment of ...

Cheese Products Withdrawn From Sales Due To Food Poisoning Hazard

... Following reports of contamination of a type of Camembert cheese with the microorganism E.coli, products containing these items have been recalled from supply due to potential risk of food poisoning. The Food Standards Agency has // ...

Meningitis is rocking the capital again

... that protect the central nervous system. Meningitis of bacterial origin can be effectively treated with anti-biotics, if diagnosed early. The microorganism Neisseria meningitis bacteria serotype A is being held responsible for causing meningococcal meningitis that had emerged in May. The most common mode ...

Cranberry juice to Prevent Dental Decay

... non-stick cookware. This would in turn provide a hostile environment for the attachment and growth of bacteria that causes dental cavities. The microorganism Streptococcus mutans, adheres to the tooth surfaces followed by which it causes cavities by excreting acids that are responsible for dental decay. ...

Another Victim Of Legionnaires' Disease

... though without showing any obvious symptoms. Medindia on Pneumonia: Pneumonia is infection of one or both lungs which is usually caused by a microorganism which can be either a bacteria, virus or fungus. Discovery of antibiotics in the last 50 years has dramatically improved the treatment of pneumonia. ...

Bird flu infection spreads from Asia to Europe

... patientinfo/respiratory_diseases.asp Pneumonia: Pneumonia is infection of one or both lungs which is usually caused by a microorganism which can be either a bacteria, virus or fungus. Discovery of antibiotics in the last 50 years has dramatically improved the treatment of pneumonia. ...

Influenza Avian Flu strain has become more contagious and dangerous.

... patientinfo/respiratory_diseases.asp Pneumonia: Pneumonia is infection of one or both lungs which is usually caused by a microorganism which can be either a bacteria, virus or fungus. Discovery of antibiotics in the last 50 years has dramatically improved the treatment of ....

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

... journal Science by ecologists at Cornell University and the universities of Barcelona, Maryland and London. Cholera is caused by the pathogenic microorganism Vibrio cholerae , a bacterium that lives among zooplankton in brackish waters and in estuaries where rivers meet the sea, and infects humans through ...
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