Tag: "microbes" at medical news
Good bacteria to rescue of colitis patients
...thought to positively influence the composition of microbes
in the gut and improve the health of the intestine. Remission of colitis was achieved in 63 percent of patients, while another 23 percent responded with improvement in their symptoms and with healing of the colon's lining. There were no adverse eff...
Molecule aids fight E. Coli Infections
...ost their ability to detect and devour the E. coli microbes
-- but not another type of bacteria called Staphyl...es. The disease states are related to the fact the microbes
manipulate the cell once inside, and this causes the cells to release toxic molecules that try to ki...
From Computers to Vaccines
...developing microbicide (use of beneficial/harmless microbes
to kill the other harmful microbes) against HIV/AIDS....
Beneficial Symbiotic Relationship Between Ants And Bacteria.
...the list of other insects, which harbor beneficial microbes
in them. Researchers also say that many more research has to be pursued in identifying other organisms, which harbor beneficial microorganisms. ...
New Antibiotics, Need Of The Hour: IDSA
...ncentives to do so. Combating the drug-resistant microbes
should deserve the utmost priority owing to the health risks involved. No anti-biotics have so far been developed to treat such life-threatening infections. The pathogenic organisms against which effective drugs have to be developed include methicill...
Whirlpool Bath Tubs Contain Potentially Lethal Bacterial Strains
...skin infections. Due to the whirlpool action these microbes
are forced into the lungs, or open cuts. Dr Moyes also said that the best way to prevent such bacteria from forming is to clean out the pipes. Other effective ways to prevent the growth of bacteria in whirlpool bathtubs have to be identified throug...
The Novel Cut and Splice Method Is Used To Recognize Different Microbes
...hat it is very important to understand the role of microbes
in global cycles, their metabolic capabilities and...alth. He said that culturing technique to identify microbes
are very time consuming and error prone. On the other hand sequencing entire genomes is labor intens...
Study Would Pave Way for the Development of New Drugs That Targets TB Proteasome
...duction of new anti-TB drugs. By this technique TB microbes
can be eradicated from infected individuals who show no signs of infection. But the major drawback is that human cells also contain proteasomes for degrading unneeded proteins. This process is essential for human cell survival. So any drug targeting ...
Polymer Molecule Layered On Carb Molecule to Increase Sensitivity
...biological chemicals, environmental agents or even microbes
and their toxic byproducts. Lin and colleagues also reported, in February issue of Analytical Chemistry, having used a similar technique to construct sensors for nerve agents. The source is Eurekalert....
Finnish research: Cysteine Chewing Gum as a cure for cancers of the mouth
...and, published already in 1990s a hypothesis, that microbes
representing normal human digestive tract flora pr...hyde can be produced also endogenously by the oral microbes
from various foodstuffs with high sugar or carbohydrate content, especially in an achlorhydric stoma...
Humans, A Symbiotic Organisms Dependent On Other Life Forms For Existence
...ost the entire amount of genetic material from the microbes
in the lower gut had more than 60.000 different sp...udying the effects of different populations of the microbes
might provide clues on how to treat different people with various medications. While also stating th...
What Ticks the Mosquito immune system?
...ght the malaria parasite by exposing it to certain microbes
or compounds that resemble the microbe molecules responsible for immune activation." In this study, the investigators also analyzed the immune responses of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes to infection with different Plasmodium parasite species, one th...
A booster for immune systems: unhygienic environs?
...iving in the wild are exposed to a wide variety of microbes
and parasites, much like humans living in societies without modern health care, and where hygiene is harder to maintain.” Drawing a parallel with the lives of humans, scientists imagine that people in hygienic environs who are not exposed to germs ...
Bacteria Can Convert Flame Retardant Into Toxic Form
... "This study, for the first time, establishes that microbes
found in every-day settings can degrade relatively...own deca-BDEs into benign components. Instead, the microbes
transformed deca-BDEs into octa-BDEs and the octa-BDEs into the more harmful penta- and tetra-BDEs. ...
Bioinformatics Made a Boon In Immune Response Study - LIAI Finds
...V, and eventually apply this methodology to larger microbes
such as tuberculosis.’ The big advantage of using bioinformatics to predict immune system targets, explained Sette, is that it overcomes the need to manufacture and test large numbers of peptides in the laboratory to find which ones will initiate ...
Protected Environment v/s Unprotected Affect Hygiene Health Immunity
... as challenged during everyday life by the host of microbes
commonly found in the environment. The study su...iving in the wild are exposed to a wide variety of microbes
and parasites, much like humans living in societies without modern health care and where hygiene is ...
Drug - resistant microbes raise concerns
...ut the increasing tendency of some disease-causing microbes
to become drug resistant, especially to antibiotics //. An Australian study has found that the majority of people are already harboring bacteria that are drugs resistant. Simon Lauder reports, that the ability of the mutated microorganisms to ...
Long Term Exposure to Lab Animals Increases Immunity against Asthma
...hesis says that naturally occurring infections and microbes
might essentially develop immunity against the development of asthma and allergies. Dr Meinir Jones and her team after a study said that they found that laboratory workers developed a natural immunity via exposure to animals through their occupation....
New UCSD Program to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria
...arch team has discovered at least 13 new groups of microbes
which are adapted to live in the world’s oceans. Many of these new bacteria are found in deep- ocean sediments, a habitat that had never been conceived as a resource in previous drug discovery programs. “In laboratory culture, these new bacteria pr...
‘Biofilms’-Clumped Bacterial Slime Cause Ear Infectin
...t cause as it is quite hard to extract and culture microbes
from the ear. Confirming that the bacteria are c...g the most inflammation that would target specific microbes
or block them from forming biofilms....