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'Oil pulling therapy' latest fad in dental care Dec 4, 4:23 pm
Melbourne, Dec. 4 (ANI): The newest trend in the dental care industry is the age-old 'oil pulling therapy', which basically involves gargling with any type of oil for 20 minutes each morning on an empty stomach.
Protein resistant to superbugs discovered Dec 3, 10:27 am
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): In the war against superbugs, researchers have discovered a protein that can kill bacteria and can serve as a powerful antibiotic in the future.
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): Researchers have found that restoring the normal, helpful bacteria of the gut and intestines may treat patients suffering from recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.
How superbugs develop antibiotic resistance Nov 29, 2:03 pm
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A team of researchers used quantitative models of bacterial growth to discover the bizarre way by which antibiotic resistance allows bacteria to multiply in the presence of antibiotics.
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Researchers have developed compounds which have shown to bolster the ability of antibiotics to treat deadly bacterial diseases such as MRSA and anthrax.
Probiotics offer enormous potential for treatment of depression Nov 15, 10:55 am
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that probiotics- live bacteria that help maintain a healthy digestive system- when ingested in adequate amounts, offer enormous potential for the treatment of depression and other stress-related disorders.
New ground-breaking study promises MRSA infection cure Nov 14, 9:52 am
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A team of researchers has developed a new approach to treat and eliminate methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, a potent bacterium who is resistance to antibiotics.
Alien life likelier to exist on purple planets Nov 13, 3:50 pm
London, Nov. 13 (ANI): Based on the theory that Earth's very first inhabitants were purple bacteria, a new study has claimed that purple planets are more likely to house alien life than any other planet.
3.5b-yr-old bacterial ecosystems' proof found in Oz Nov 13, 11:15 am
Washington, Nov. 13 (ANI): A new study has found well-preserved remnants of a complex ecosystem in a nearly 3.5 billion-year-old sedimentary rock sequence in Australia.
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Two animal studies have shown that pregnant women may transmit the damaging effects of stress to their unborn child by way of the bacteria in their vagina and through the placenta.
Indian researcher 'comes up with strategy to stop superbugs' Nov 11, 8:45 am
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): An Indian origin scientist is among the winners of a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) "academic drug hunter" competition, that will help fast track his lab's work in combating drug-resistant bacteria.
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that the bacteria found in a traditional Japanese pickle could prevent flu.
Gut bacteria may play role in onset of rheumatoid arthritis Nov 6, 11:14 am
Washington, Nov. 6 (ANI): A new study has suggested that bacterial disturbances in the gut may play a role in autoimmune attacks on the joints.
Washington, Nov. 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a molecule that plays a significant role in the changes in the composition or diversity of bacterial populations in the gut.
Staphylococcus bacteria may be culprit behind eczema Nov 4, 11:02 am
Washington, Nov. 4 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that a toxin produced by the common bacteria Staphylococcus aureus -known as "staph" - causes immune-system cells in the skin to react in a way that produces eczema-like rashes.
How bacteria can cause diabetes Nov 3, 10:59 am
Washington, Nov. 2 (ANI): The connection between fat, bacteria, and diabetes is inflammation, which is the body's normal reaction to infection or injury.
How bacteria with sweet tooth keeps us healthy Oct 28, 9:31 am
Washington, Oct. 27 (ANI): A new study is providing insights into the interaction between bacteria and mucus building mucins - proteins that have sugars associated with them - and how the specificity of these interactions affects health.
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): A novel technique is set to help researchers understand how antibiotics work, how bacteria develop resistance, and what molecular mechanisms could be exploited to get around their defence mechanisms.
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): A new study has found that oral bacteria, particularly those present below the gums, are as unique as a fingerprint when it comes to identifying a person's ethnicity.
How staph toxin disarms immune system Oct 20, 11:55 am
Washington, Oct. 20 (ANI): Researchers have found a new mechanism by which the deadly Staphylococcus aureus bacteria attack and kill off immune cells.
Gut bacteria beneficial for fruit fly Oct 19, 9:29 am
Washington, Oct. 19 (ANI): Scientists have shown that specific gut bacteria are beneficial for maintaining a healthy intestine in the fruit fly Drosophila and mice, it also contributes to the overall health of these organisms.
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): Scientists have isolated viruses that eat bacteria- called phages- in order to specifically target the highly infectious hospital superbug Clostridium difficile (C. diff).
Why sex gets painful for women post menopause Oct 4, 10:18 am
Washington, Oct. 4 (ANI): A study has suggested that changing bacterial mix in vagina could lead to vaginal dryness and sexual pain after menopause.
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): As a major scientific breakthrough in the development of renewable energy sources and other important chemicals, a research team has succeeded in producing 580 mg of gasoline per litre of cultured broth by converting in vivo generated fatty acids
Gum disease causing bacteria also leads to arthritis Sep 13, 11:04 am
Washington, Sept. 13 (ANI): Researchers have found that bacterium that is responsible for gum disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, also worsens arthritis by leading to earlier onset, faster progression and greater severity of the disease, including increased bone and cartilage destruction.
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