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'Most US public swimming pools contain poop bacteria' May 19, 12:01 pm
New York, May 19 (ANI): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned US citizens that public swimming pool is filled with fecal matter.
Metals from antibacterial clay to help fight superbug MRSA May 18, 5:19 pm
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers have now turned towards clay - a naturally occurring substance recognized since antiquity for its medicinal properties - to kill a range of pathogens.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark showed in 2008 that the drug thioridazine, which has previously been used to treat schizophrenia, is also a powerful weapon against antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus).
Flesh-eating bacteria victim gets new bionic hands May 18, 2:35 pm
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A woman, who lost her hands, one leg and her other foot to a flesh-eating bacteria after an accident last year, has been fitted with bionic hands.
Bacteria being used to fight malaria May 10, 11:27 am
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Research conducted at Michigan State University demonstrated that mosquitoes could be equally adept in curing diseases such as malaria.
New biosensor can help fight superbugs May 9, 2:53 pm
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new biosensor that can detect antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers of the Cluster of Excellence Origin and Structure of the Universe at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM), found a radioactive iron isotope in fossil remnants of iron-loving bacteria, which they trace back to a supernova in our cosmic neighborhood.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Parents who suck on their infants' pacifiers may protect their children against developing allergies, a new study has revealed.
Portable cancer diagnostic device adapted to detect TB May 6, 11:24 am
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have modified a handheld diagnostic device, which was first developed to diagnose cancer, to rapidly diagnose tuberculosis (TB) and other important infectious bacteria.
Superoxide-producing bacteria live in dark places May 4, 3:26 pm
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Superoxide-producing bacteria form away from sunlight and live in dark places like lake, ocean depths and underground soils, it has been revealed.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the Pasteur Institute in France have been able to identify how alcohol might affect key brain proteins for the first time - thanks to a rare bacteria that grows only on rocks in the Swiss Alps.
First vaccine developed to help control autism symptoms Apr 25, 11:20 am
Washington, April 25 (ANI): University of Guelph researchers have created the first-ever vaccine for gut bacteria common in autistic children that may help control some autism symptoms.
Gut bacteria byproduct may contribute to heart disease Apr 25, 10:03 am
Washington, April 25 (ANI): A Cleveland Clinic research has revealed a microbial byproduct of intestinal bacteria contributes to heart disease and serves as an accurate screening tool for predicting future risks of heart attack, stroke and death in persons not otherwise identified by traditional risk factors and blood tests.
Now, radioactive bacteria to attack cancer cells Apr 23, 3:47 pm
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Scientists have developed radioactive bacteria that could help treat patients who are suffering from pancreatic cancer.
Now, bugs to produce diesel on demand Apr 23, 11:25 am
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A team from the University of Exeter, with support from Shell, has developed a method to make bacteria produce diesel on demand.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Removing the foreskin causes a significant shift in the bacterial community or microbiome of the penis, a new study has revealed.
Nanosponges soak up toxins released by bacteria and venomous snakes Apr 15, 10:46 am
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A "nanosponge" invented by engineers at the University of California, San Diego can safely remove a broad class of dangerous toxins from the bloodstream - including toxins produced by MRSA, E. coli, poisonous snakes and bees.
How bacteria hides from host immune system to cause disease Apr 15, 10:46 am
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A system of genes that bacteria use to defend themselves against viruses, has been found to be involved in helping some bacteria evade the mammalian immune system.
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A group of researchers from the University of Oxford believe they have engineered a protein from flesh-eating bacteria that acts as a molecular 'superglue' and could be used to help detect cancer cells.
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): To help read information encoded in the gut lining, a new technique based on atomic force microscopy was developed at the Institute of Food Research.
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Scientists at The Rockefeller University and Astex Pharmaceuticals have developed a new antibiotic, that has been found to kill a wide range of bacteria including drug-resistant Staphylococcus (MRSA) bacteria that do not respond to traditional drugs, in mice.
New technique fights dengue and malaria from within mosquitoes Apr 11, 3:16 pm
London, April 11 (ANI): A new technique that introduces disease-blocking bacteria into mosquitoes may help halt the spread of diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and potentially malaria, according to scientists.
Red meat boosts gut bacteria that raise heart disease risk Apr 8, 10:11 am
Washington, Apr. 8 (ANI): A compound that is abundant in red meat and is added as a supplement to popular energy drinks has been found to promote atherosclerosis - or the hardening or clogging of the arteries, a new study has revealed.
Cold sores could increase risk of memory impairment Mar 31, 11:48 am
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems, a new study suggests.
First caffeine-'addicted' bacteria engineered Mar 28, 4:32 pm
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Scientists have genetically engineered E. coli bacteria to get them addicted to caffeine- literally.
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