Navigation Links

Tag: "staph" at biology news

Infection detectives use disease 'fingerprints' to track common infections in children

... one of four common infections: flu (influenza A); staph (Staphylococcus aureus); strep (Streptococcus pneu... different set of genes distinguished E. coli from staph infections with 85 percent accuracy. Further investigation demonstrated clear distinction between vi...

Study shows antibiotic-resistant bacteria responsible for increase in muscle infections

...uarter to a third of all people. Usually harmless, staph can cause skin infections such as pimples and boil... physicians to suspect this kind of drug-resistant staph can lead to treatment with the wrong antibiotic. Pyomyositis is an acute bacterial infection of ske...

Biologists probe the machinery of cellular protein factories

...eloped resistance to current drugs. Drug-resistant staph infections, for example, are a serious problem in hospitals. Noller's laboratory achieved breakthroughs in 1999 and 2001, producing the first high-resolution images of the molecular structure of a complete ribosome. Now, his team has made another m...

Purdue creates new low-cost system to detect bacteria

...ogy, from identifying stem cells to drug-resistant staph infections to pathogens on the battlefield." said ...simple." The technique might be used to identify staph infections that are resistant to antibiotics. "This is an extremely dangerous infection, and you w...

Study indicates dramatic rise in antibiotic-resistant community-acquired staph infections

... Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that staph is one of the leading causes of skin infections in... States. Previously, scientists have categorized staph into two main types: antibiotic resistant (MRSA), and methicillin-susceptible Staphyloccus aureus (M...

New antimicrobial compound adheres to skin to promote healing

...gs. "In high-school athletics especially, getting staph infections from scratches is a huge problem. Our bioadhesive can adhere to wet skin, cleanse the wound and promote healing," he said, adding that they're also looking at a non-oily gel formulation for use as a combination cleanser and ointment for ki...

Scientists reveal how disease bacterium survives inside immune system cell

... and in the noses of healthy people. Occasionally, staph can cause infection; most are minor, such as pimples, boils and other skin conditions. However, staph bacteria can also cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, such as bloodstream infections, surg...

Substance protects resilient staph bacteria

...etter ways to prevent the spread of many different staph infections that can be acquired in health care settings." The PGA discoveries came during Dr. Otto's research of how Staphylococcal bacteria biofilms contribute to evading human immune defenses. Biofilms are protective cell-surface structures. Biofi...

1

Other Tags
(Date:4/18/2014)... feeding a world population predicted to reach 9 ... to conservation that considers human-altered landscapes such as ... the natural habitat that supports it might be ... at least three-quarters of the land surface is ... vulnerable to human-caused impacts such as climate change. ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Ancient DNA adds a twist to the story of how ... published April 21 in the journal Proceedings of the ... bones of chickens that lived 200-2300 years ago in Europe, ... chickens may have looked far different from the chickens we ... traits we associate with modern domestic chickens -- such as ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... and comet impacts can cause widespread ecological havoc, killing ... scales. But new research from Brown University shows that ... at the time of an impact. , A research ... fragments of leaves and preserved organic compounds lodged inside ... The material could provide a snapshot of environmental conditions ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Stanford researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlife 2Stanford researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlife 3Stanford researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlife 4Ancient DNA offers clues to how barnyard chickens came to be 2Impact glass stores biodata for millions of years 2Impact glass stores biodata for millions of years 3
(Date:4/17/2014)... relief targets that could be used to provide ... College London made the discovery when researching how ... the body. , Dr Marzia Malcangio said: "We ... generation and our findings could help chemotherapy patients ... potential side effect of some chemotherapy drugs (such ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... a study published today in PLOS Pathogens , ... malaria is common can mount an immune response to ... avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness and ... bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future interventions ... malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million cases ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that ... a recent major loss are more likely to be ... study is published in this month,s issue of the ... compassionate behaviors are associated with better health and well-being ... ways to improve the outcomes of individuals whose deficits ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue ... of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s ... community,s approach to treating sepsis, which kills ... , Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream ... the body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... synthetic biology team has created a new technology ... that could travel the body and selectively target ... cell-based, biological devices that monitor and modify human ... biology. However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to ... state and respond in a customized fashion. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New pain relief targets discovered 2Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2Health News:The ilk of human kindness 2Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2
Other Contents