Navigation Links
Bacterial in Medical News

Birth Control May Help Ward Off Bacterial Vaginosis

Contraceptive pills, hormonal injections both seem effective, study says THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are prone to the common vaginal infection, bacterial vaginosis, are less likely to have a recurrence if they take hormonal contraception, whether it be birth contro...

Is obesity an oral bacterial disease?

Alexandria, Va. The world-wide explosion of overweight people has been called an epidemic. The inflammatory nature of obesity is widely recognized. Could it really be an epidemic involving an infectious agent? In this climate of concern over the increasing prevalence of overweight conditions in o...

European researchers look for new ways to fight multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections

The Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (IBB) belonging to Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona (UAB) is directing the AntiPathoGN European research project aimed at looking for new drug targets in pathogenic bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics. To do so a consortium was created by six i...

Forest Laboratories Announces Positive Top-line Data from Two Pivotal Phase III Trials of Ceftaroline for the Treatment of Community-acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP) Requiring Hospitalization

Ceftaroline Met Primary Objective and Achieved High Clinical Cure Rates in Adult Patients Hospitalized for Moderate to Severe CABP NEW YORK, June 19, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ) announced today positive results from two global multi-center Phase III...

Bausch & Lomb Receives FDA Approval of Besivance(TM), New Topical Ophthalmic Antibacterial for the Treatment of Bacterial Conjunctivitis ('Pink Eye')

- Besivance Adds to Bausch & Lomb's Expanding Ocular Pharmaceuticals Portfolio and Offers New Therapeutic Option for a Wide Range of Ocular Bacterial Pathogens(1) - MADISON, N.J., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch & Lomb, a world leader in eye health, today announced that the U.S. Food...

Veterinarians at high risk for viral, bacterial infections from animals

The recent H1N1 influenza epidemic has raised many questions about how animal viruses move to human populations. One potential route is through veterinarians, who, according to a new report by University of Iowa College of Public Health researchers, are at markedly increased risk of infection with...

'Autoantibodies' may be created in response to bacterial DNA

Autoimmune diseases have long been regarded as illnesses in which the immune system creates autoantibodies to attack the body itself. But, researchers at the California non-profit Autoimmunity Research Foundation (ARF) explain that the antibodies observed in autoimmune disease actually result from...

FDA Approves New Indication for Wyeth's TYGACIL (tigecycline) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia

Indication Offers New Option for Adult Patients Suffering From Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved TYG...

New Research Shows MicroPhage Test Accurately and Rapidly Detects Serious Bacterial Infections

LONGMONT, Colo., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A simple and inexpensive developmental diagnostic assay produced by MicroPhage, Inc., http://www.microphage.com , was shown to be highly accurate for rapid detection of serious staph bacteria infections and for simultaneous assessment of antibiotic suscept...

Persistent bacterial infection exploits killing machinery of immune cells

A new study reveals an important and newly discovered pathway used by disease-causing bacteria to evade the host immune system and survive and grow within the very cells meant to destroy them. This discovery may lead to new treatments and vaccines for tuberculosis (TB) and certain other chronic ba...

Scientist study bacterial communities inside us to better understand health and disease

The number of bacteria living within the body of the average healthy adult human are estimated to outnumber human cells 10 to 1. Changes in these microbial communities may be responsible for digestive disorders, skin diseases, gum disease and even obesity. Despite their vital imporance in human ...

Do bacterial combinations result in enhanced cytokine production? No!

Probiotic bacteria, defined as living microorganisms that have beneficial effects on human health, have been used for the prevention and treatment of a diverse range of disorders. However, the ways in which probiotic bacteria elicit their health effects are not fully understood. One of the action ...

UCF technique promises to aid doctor's ability to identify, treat bacterial infections

A new technique developed by a University of Central Florida chemist will help physicians more quickly identify the bacterial infections patients have so they can be treated in hours instead of days. As more bacterial strains resistant to many drugs emerge, it becomes more critical to quickly ...

Why recovery from flu may increase odds of bacterial infection

Previous work from this group of scientists, led by Tracy Hussell at Imperial College, London, showed that recovery from flu infection left mice unusually vulnerable to infection with pneumonia-causing bacteria. Components of these bacteria normally trigger receptors on immune cells in the lung. T...

Nerites Receives NIH Grant to Study Novel Treatment for Preventing Dangerous Bacterial Infections on Urinary Stents and Catheters

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- While urinary stents and catheters can be life-saving medical devices, 40 percent of patients end up with bacterial infections. With 100 million placed in patients each year, this means that doctors must treat 40 million device-associated infections annua...

Forsyth launches 1-of-a-kind core service to enable rapid identification of bacterial samples

Today, The Forsyth Institute launched a new one-of-a-kind service for the research community. The Forsyth Microbial Identification Microarray Service (MIM) enables the rapid identification of bacterial species in clinical samples. The first service offering, Human Oral Microbe Identification Micr...

Breath test can discriminate between a bacterial overgrowth and IBS

The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is colonized by bacteria immediately after birth; Escherichia coli, Streptococci and Clostridi are the first bacteria harboured by the colon, followed by anaerobic Enterococci, Lattobacilli and Bacteroidi. These commensal bacteria inhabiting the human intestine (i.e...

GenPrime Initiates External Clinical Trials of its Bacterial Contamination Test for Rapid Detection of Bacteria in Platelets

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- GenPrime, Inc. a leading provider of rapid microbial analysis technologies, has initiated multi-site clinical trials of its Bacterial Contamination Test for Platelets(TM). The test is a rapid QC device for detecting the presence of aerobic and anaerobic ...

Early Bacterial Infection May Boost Asthma Risk

Babies exposed to certain germs more likely to develop breathing problems, study finds,,,, WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Babies who had certain bacterial infections in their first month of life were more likely to develop asthma by the time they were 5 years old, a new study f...

New viruses to treat bacterial diseases -- 'My enemies' enemy is my friend'

Viruses found in the River Cam in Cambridge, famous as a haunt of students in their punts on long, lazy summer days, could become the next generation of antibiotics, according to scientists speaking today (Monday 3 September 2007) at the Society for General Microbiologys 161st Meeting at the Unive...

Study of Bacterial Pathogen may Give Insight to Cancer Development

US researchers are conducting a study to understand the mechanism by which cells grow and cancer develops, and they are using the bacterial pathogen Listeria Monocytogenes in their project. The research team, which includes University of Central Florida Microbiology Professor Keith Ireton,...

Canadian Mountain Bikers Hit by Bacterial Infection

A healthy sport has turned out to be a health nightmare of sorts for some Canadians. Within 48 hours of finishing a grueling five-hour 67-km ride, Canadian mountain biker Monica Anderson woke up in the middle of the night, feverish and vomiting. The Coquitlam teacher was so sick her husband h...

First Bacterial Genome Transplantation Changing One Species to Another

Researchers at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) today announced the results of work on genome transplantation methods allowing them to transform one type of bacteria into another type dictated by the transplanted chromosome. The work, published online in the journal Science, by JCVI's Car...

Researchers Discover How Antibiotic Inhibits Bacterial Growth

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with research teams from Pharmacia & Upjohn and Pfizer, have discovered precisely how the antibiotic linezolid inhibits bacterial growth. Scientists have known that the drug linezolid -- the first new antibiotic to ente...

School Teen’s Sudden Death Linked To Bacterial Meningiti

Those who knew Brodie Campbell are still in shock and grief over the death of the tenth grader.// School officials have reportedly brought in grief counselors to help students deal with the death of Brodie Campbell, who was a popular student at his school- Dr. Charles Best Secondary School in ...

New Strain May Make a Common Bacterial Illness More Severe

Illness related to C. difficile, a bacterium commonly found in hospitals, is becoming more widespread, more severe, and harder to treat,// reports the April 2007 issue of Harvard Women’s Health Watch. Health experts are worried that a new, more virulent strain may be to blame. Certain strains o...

Clinical Guidelines Help Identify Which Children at Risk of Bacterial Meningitis

Chicago: A set of guidelines have been developed that can help predict the risk of bacterial meningitis for children with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis (presence of greater// number of white blood cells than normal), reducing unnecessary hospitalizations and antibiotics, according to a study. ...

Alert in hotel after detection of bacterial contamination

An alert over potential outbreak of 'Legionnaires Disease' has been sounded in North Somerset. //Over 500 guests who visited the Grand Atlantic Hotel before 10 Nov in Weston-super-Mare were contacted by the health officials after water samples tested positive for Legionelle Bacteria. The hotel whic...

Risk Factors Identified for Hearing Loss in Children with Bacterial Meningitis

CHICAGO - Researchers have identified several risk factors that are associated with the development of hearing loss in children with bacterial meningitis//, according to a study in the September issue of Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Bacte...

MRSA Linked with Rise in Bacterial Infections

Two bacterial muscle infections have been found to be common in tropical countries along with the emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus// aureus (CA-MRSA), according to researchers in Houston, Texas whose study was published in the Oct. 15 issue of Clinical Infectiou...

Solution to Bacterial Mystery Promises New Drugs

A 25-year quest to identify the first biochemical step that many disease-causing bacteria use to build their membranes has led to a discovery //that holds promise for effective, new antibiotics against these bacteria, according to investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The finding ...

PGLYRP Proteins Prevent Bacterial Infections

According to researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine it was found that certain proteins that prevent bacterial infection serve to increase the life span of those suffering from compromised immune systems. // The study results were published in the journal of Biological Chemistry...

‘Biofilms’-Clumped Bacterial Slime Cause Ear Infectin

Researchers have confirmed that their studies on bacteria that bunch into tough biofilms are the cause for the widespread and persistent ear infections// that irritate kids, which supports the idea that using antibiotics against these conditions is pointless. Otitis media, a condition of midd...

Treatment of Bacterial Infection Paves the Way to Treat CF Infection

According to the researchers at the Harvard Medical School it is said that a resistant bacteria was found in the lungs of chronically infected cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. // Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) is the bacteria which secretes proteins that cause disease in the CF patients says Joseph Moug...

Petting Zoos Can Lead To Bacterial Infection And Illness

What might be fun for kids may lead to bacterial infection and gastrointestinal illness, reports a study that was conducted on petting zoos and feeding animals//. The results of the study further project that most people were unaware that simple preventive measures such as hand washing could preven...

Children Of Smoking Parents Face Increased Risk Of Bacterial Infection

It has been known for a long time that smoking is associated with an increased risk of diseases such as cancer, heart attacks and emphysema. A new study has highlighted that smoker’s children// harbor high levels of Streptococcus pneumonia, a bacteria that can cause pneumonia, sinusitis and meningi...

Whirlpool Bath Tubs Contain Potentially Lethal Bacterial Strains

Researchers from Texas A&M University said that poorly maintained whirlpool bath tubs both private and public serve as breeding grounds for potentially lethal bacterial strains. They tested 43 water samples and found all of them had some kind of microbial growth.// Various Bacterial strains esp...

Mice model to study bacterial therapeutic pathway

Researchers from Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology are finding out the mechanism behind bacterial resistance from studying certain mice which had the capacity to resist bacterial infection. // The researchers are using this mice model to find out new therapeutic pathways which co...

Heartburn drugs linked to bacterial diarrhea

People popping popular prescription heartburn drugs such as Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium may be more prone to a potentially dangerous diarrhea caused by the bug Clostridium difficile // , research says. C-diff, as it's known, can cause severe diarrhea and intestinal inflammation with cramps c...

Molecule That Aids Bacterial Infections Identified

Researchers from University of California, San Diego, had discovered that a single molecule is responsible for helping bacterial infections like bacterial meningitis etc., in the body. // By blocking the molecule’s anchoring ability, researchers may be able to find a way to stave off the most...
Other Tags
(Date:9/30/2014)... to know what goes wrong with your muscles because of ... what "normal" actually is. That,s where a new research report ... FASEB Journal comes in. In the report, a ... molecules that can help scientists "see" which genes are active ... found never-before-detected gene activity and that men have approximately 400 ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014  Spectra ... solutions for the biotech and power generation ... new RECONN Bioprocess Manager, an easy-to-use and ... geared towards bioprocess development laboratories. ... disparate bioreactor and analyzer systems. Accessing and ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... -- Winners of The Economist,s prestigious Innovation awards 2014 ... place at the JW Marriott Hong Kong on Friday, October 10 ... their experiences and the lessons those hold for others. The awards, ... the past decade, will be presented at a ceremony in ... will be the first time the ceremony has come to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists identify which genes are active in muscles of men and women 2Spectra Automation Introduces RECONN Bioprocess Manager 2Hear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award Winners at Innovation Summit on October 10th in Hong Kong 2Hear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award Winners at Innovation Summit on October 10th in Hong Kong 3Hear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award Winners at Innovation Summit on October 10th in Hong Kong 4Hear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award Winners at Innovation Summit on October 10th in Hong Kong 5Hear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award Winners at Innovation Summit on October 10th in Hong Kong 6Hear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award Winners at Innovation Summit on October 10th in Hong Kong 7
(Date:10/1/2014)... October 01, 2014 Join the more than ... Disorder Treatment Center’s first ever charity golf tournament to benefit ... with eating disorders who cannot afford treatment. The tournament will ... in Eureka, Mo. , The day-long event starts with ... reception and award dinner will begin at 5 p.m. and ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ... Begley, Jr., scheduled to broadcast on Monday, October 20, ... In this episode, Innovations will go behind the scenes ... prevention programs. This segment will explore the practical help ... young adults, which teaches the warning signs of abuse, ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Scientists at the University ... that target immune system proteins has the power to ... posted details of the new study on their website. ... , Researchers in the UWA School of Pathology and ... to mice with mesothelioma with promising results. , ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... October 01, 2014 October is national ... and early detection plans while raising money for breast ... Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the effort to ... to promote the importance of having access to clean, ... may be linked to certain forms of cancer. ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... WA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Two ... will take them across the country in an effort ... today’s military families. The cyclists, a father-daughter team, ... states, beginning in Blaine, Washington and finishing in Key ... benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit organization ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 2Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 3Health News:Innovations to Explore Breakthroughs in Health and Wellness in Upcoming Episode Airing Monday, October 20, 2014 via Discovery Channel 2Health News:New Mesothelioma Study Says Mice Cured by Immuntherapy “Cocktail”, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Pelican Water Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Order Donations 2Health News:Father-Daughter Cycling Duo to Ride Cross-Country to Benefit Hope For The Warriors 2
Other Contents