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A bigger killer than cancer?

Added: 22.04.2019 0:07 | 5 views | 0 comments

Antibiotics have saved hundreds of millions of lives. But their continued, widespread use has led to mutated bacteria that are resistant to these drugs

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Nanovaccine boosts immunity in sufferers of metabolic syndrome

Added: 21.04.2019 17:45 | 6 views | 0 comments

A new class of biomaterial developed by researchers for an infectious disease nanovaccine effectively boosted immunity in mice with metabolic disorders linked to gut bacteria -- a population that shows resistance to traditional flu and polio vaccines.

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Electricity-conducting bacteria yield secret to tiny batteries, big medical advances

Added: 20.04.2019 18:34 | 3 views | 0 comments

These strange bacteria conduct electricity via a structure never before seen in nature -- a structure scientists can co-opt to miniaturize electronics, create powerful-yet-tiny batteries, build pacemakers without wires and develop a host of other medical advances.

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Oral bacteria 'battle royale' helps explain how a pathogen causes hospital infections

Added: 20.04.2019 18:34 | 7 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found that that three closely related species of bacteria belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae outlived all other oral bacteria in long-term starvation or 'doomsday' experiment.

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Astronauts travelling to the moon and Mars risk dying from superbugs

Added: 20.04.2019 18:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

Just trace amounts of antibiotics in a spacecraft could be enough to let bacteria evolve deadly resistance on long space journeys

Tags: Mars, SPA, Bacteria
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Spread of cancers halted by smart bacteria that trigger immune attack

Added: 20.04.2019 18:31 | 5 views | 0 comments

In tests in animals, injecting genetically modified bacteria shrank tumours and triggered a strong immune response that prevented cancers spreading

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A gut bacteria toxin that damages DNA may be involved in bowel cancer

Added: 20.04.2019 18:31 | 6 views | 0 comments

People with bowel cancer often have higher levels of certain toxic-producing bacteria. The toxin has now been shown to damage DNA in gut cells in mice

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Gum disease and Alzheimer's: Your questions answered

Added: 20.04.2019 18:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

People are questioning a landmark study suggesting that a bacterium involved in gum disease may also cause Alzheimer's. Here's what you need to know about the study

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Alzheimer's bacterial link reiterates the importance of our microbiome

Added: 20.04.2019 18:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

A bacterium seems to cause Alzheimer's as well as gum disease, hinting that our microbial denizens may be involved in many diseases we thought weren't infectious

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Mass drug administration reduces scabies cases by 90% in Solomon Islands' communities

Added: 20.04.2019 18:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

Mass drug administration of two antibiotics can be highly effective at reducing cases of scabies and the bacterial infection impetigo, according to new research.

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