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Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
...a in its dormant stage. What's more, some virulent strains
of the airborne germ have emerged that are extensively drug resistant. Pieters said that the new drugs by targeting different pathways than those used by existing antibiotics should side-step various problems with these drugs, specifically their in...
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
...ied human antibodies that can neutralise different strains
of the virus responsible for the outbreaks of seve...that the new findings are important because animal strains
of the virus may be capable of triggering a future human outbreak. "This study is important becaus...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
...ty and abortions. As bioterrorism agents, Brucella strains
are inexpensive to produce and disperse, according to an August 2005 article in the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID). Coxiella burnetii causes a flulike disease in humans that is rarely fatal, according to the CDC. It is called Q feve...
New Antidotes may Harbour Treatments for Deadliest Poisons
... toxin, and shiga toxin. Produced by the deadly strains
of E. coli bacteria, these toxins travel backwards through a cell's protein-making pathway, passing through the Golgi network and endoplasmic reticulum before interrupting protein synthesis. A team of researchers led by Jose Saenz screened 14,400 ...
Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too
...t it effectively fights off two of the most common strains
of human papilloma virus, the most prevalent STD i...proved remarkably effective against two particular strains
of HPV, which in themselves are said to be responsible for upwards of 70 per cent of cervical cancer...
Soccer Players Face Groin Injuries
... a wide range of injuries ranging from minor groin strains
to chronic groin injuries, such as sports hernias, which often require surgery. The number of groin surgeries was also evaluated. Although not statistically significant, the athletes in the prevention session had fewer surgeries (0.13/1,000 hours) ...
Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria
...er spread to produce severe infection. Ancestral strains
of the M1T1 strep, isolated before the acquisition of the bacteriophage, also failed to undergo the mutation to produce serious disease....
Colitis More Common in Hospitalized Patients
...the authors note. The shift could be caused by new strains
of the bacteria, its increasing resistance to anti...the authors note. The shift could be caused by new strains
of the bacteria, its increasing resistance to antibiotics or the increasing severity of illness and ...
Human Trial for Universal Influenza Vaccine Underway
...ne is intended to provide protection against all A strains
of the virus that causes human influenza, includin...nged in all human flu viruses known, including the strains
that caused the pandemics in the last century. On the basis of the M2-protein they developed a va...
Gaps In Food Safety Systems Must Be Plugged :UN
...ample the spread in recent years of new Salmonella strains
in poultry, which originated in developed countries and was spread globally through trade. FAO and WHO support the performance of food inspection, enforcement, laboratory analysis and diagnosis, certification, food-borne disease surveillance, emerg...
Scientists Identify Previously Undetected Drug-resistant Forms of HIV
...care System. These low frequency resistant viral strains
are not detectable by current resistance testing m...o clinicians may miss many low-level resistant HIV strains
that can grow rapidly under drug selection pressure and lead to therapy failure, as it is limited to...
Soon, a Vaccine That Could Keep All Types of Flu Away for Lifetime
...accine is based on proteins that are common to all strains
of the virus, which have not altered for about 60 years. The new vaccine makes immune system cells cytotoxic T cells to fight the virus, rather in bringing in antibodies. Lab tests have shown that FLUv can save mice, for more than half the treated ...
Cervical Cancer Vaccine for the 12 Year Old
...nd Cervarix have been developed to protect against strains
of HPV that cause cervical cancer. HPV is the ex...his vaccine is 99% effective against the two virus strains
that cause most cervical cancers. It is also effective against another pair of virus strains
Insilico Studies on Chlorine Eating Bacteria
... less-toxic compounds behind. But D. ethenogenes strains
work well at some sites and not so well at others,...aid. Her laboratory will test the D. ethenogenes strains
under a variety of different conditions, such as exposing them to different chlorinated compounds on...
Vietnam Plans Human Trial of Bird Flu Vaccine
...ith future health threats, including dangerous new strains
of the flu, Iademarco said. Vietnam's long-term goal, he said, "is to develop influenza vaccine capacity, because it's H5N1 today, but who knows what it's going to be tomorrow in terms of a virus with pandemic potential?"...
New Transgenic Mushrooms Raise Hope for Mass Production of Human Drugs
...ogy to convert the vegetative tissue from mushroom strains
stored in the freezer into vegetative seed. A crop from which drugs may be extracted could be ready in weeks," Romaine said. "A mushroom-based biofactory also would not require expensive infrastructure set up by major drug companies," he added....
New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor
...d technology, but also new problems, such as novel strains
of avian flu and HIV drug resistances. Yet billions in aid could be wasted because current policy is failing to respond. The STEPS Centres new approach sees natural and social scientists working together, instead of separately. STEPS research conne...
Gatifloxacin Very Effective for Typhoid Treatment
...pal and in the developing world and drug-resistant strains
are making it even more difficult to tackle," says Dr Buddha Basnyat, senior investigator on the study. "The currently recommended treatment, Cefixime, is relatively expensive and must be administered for a longer duration than is ideal. Clearly ther...
Vaccine Ninety Percent Effective Against Cervical Cancer
...of ten women against cervical cancer linked to two strains
of the deadly human papillomavirus (HPV), accordin...s. But those who were exposed to only one of the strains
would be protected from the other, and even those who had been exposed to both "received some cross-...
Highly Effective Method for Screening Drug-resistant Forms of HIV Developed
... years may lead to a global rise in drug-resistant strains
of HIV. "To overcome drug resistance, patients ...ugh to analyse small populations of drug-resistant strains
of HIV. With a view to increase the sensitivity of HIV screening techniques and decrease the time...
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