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To Stop Evolution: New Way Of Fighting Antibiotic Resistance Demonstrated By Scripps Scientists

...iotic "wonder drugs" toppled tuberculosis (TB) and typhoid fever, controlled cholera and gonorrhea, reduced staphylococcal dysentery, and lowered the incidence of many other pandemic bacterial infections. These antibiotics are basically natural chemicals (or derivatives of natural chemicals) produced by othe...

Active Vaccine Prevents Mice From Developing Prion Disease

...mal vaccines and in human vaccines for cholera and typhoid fever. Among mice vaccinated prior to prion exposure, approximately 30% remained alive and symptom-free for 500 days, according to the study. By comparison, mice that didn't receive the vaccine survived only an average of 185 days, and all were dead ...

Research on antibiotics receives historical recognition

...g tuberculosis, streptomycin was effective against typhoid fever, cholera, bubonic plague and other diseases. Among the other antibiotics isolated in Waksman's laboratory was neomycin, still used as a topical antibacterial agent. William F. Carroll, Ph.D., president of the Society, will present a commemorat...

Hurricane aftermath: Infectious disease threats from common, not exotic, diseases

... a little common sense. "Deadly diseases, such as typhoid or cholera, are unlikely to break out after hurricanes and floods in areas where these diseases do not already naturally occur," says Ruth Berkelman, MD, Chair of the Public and Scientific Affairs Board of the American Society for Microbiology. "The ...

Patterns in genome organization may partially explain how microbial cells work

...omes of 135 bacteria ranging from those that cause typhoid fever and various other human infections to organisms that enrich the nitrogen content of soil. In addition, 16 more primitive microorganisms, including one that thrives in boiling hot springs, also exhibit patterns in their genomes that are highly n...

Typhoid fever led to the fall of Athens

...m teeth from an ancient Greek burial pit points to typhoid fever as the disease responsible for this devastat...a enterica serovar Typhi, the organism that causes typhoid fever. The results of this study point to typhoid fever as the probable cause of the Plague of Athe...

Researchers map spread of pathogens in the human body

...ella in the body, which is a bacterium that causes typhoid fever and food borne gastroenteritis in humans and animals, with severe medical and veterinary consequences and threats for the food industry. The work is of broad significance as these novel research approaches are applicable to a multitude of path...

Malaria vaccine prompts victims' immune system to eliminate parasite from mosquitoes

...es as Haemophilus influenzae type B meningitis and typhoid fever," said Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health. "The experimental malaria vaccine shows great promise for combating a terrible disease that exacts a devastating toll on the world's children." The vaccine was de...

Protein discovery targets antibiotic-resistant bacteria

...s salmonellosis is related to that responsible for typhoid fever ?a huge problem in less developed countries ...Queen’s could potentially be a target for treating typhoid as well. The underlying goal is to control, if not clear, the infection. “It’s basic science that...

New bacterium discovered -- related to cause of trench fever

...ered, suffered from symptoms similar to malaria or typhoid fever, two infections that can occur in returning travelers. But genetic detective work revealed that she was infected with a new bacterium that had never before been isolated from a human. A UCSF infectious disease team, in collaboration wit...

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