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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


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.


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

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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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