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Vulnerable cells armor themselves against infection by depleting surface cholesterol

Added: 22.11.2020 17:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cells in some of the body's most vulnerable entry routes to bacterial infection buffer themselves when the immune system detects danger by reorganizing the cholesterol on their surfaces, a new study suggests.

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Walnuts may be good for the gut and help promote heart health

Added: 22.11.2020 17:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet was associated with increases in certain bacteria that can help promote health. Additionally, those changes in gut bacteria were associated with improvements in some risk factors for heart disease.

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Bacteria found in yogurt may help bone fractures heal faster 

Added: 21.11.2020 17:21 | 15 views | 0 comments

Rats given implants coated in dead bacteria were able to heal bone fractures faster. The bacterium used is also found in yogurt

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Gut bacteria associated with animal-based diet may mitigate risk of cardiovascular disease

Added: 21.11.2020 2:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found that a type of common gut bacteria sometimes associated with inflammation, abscesses, bowel disease and cancer has a major silver lining: It seems to help prevent cardiovascular disease.

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How the skin becomes inflamed: Toxin-producing bacteria

Added: 21.11.2020 1:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

Researchers report the discovery of a key underlying immune mechanism that explains why to how our skin becomes inflamed from conditions such as atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema. Toxin-producing bacteria on the surface of our skin induces a protein that causes our own cells to react and cause inflammation.

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Skin bacteria could protect against disease

Added: 21.11.2020 1:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

There are more and more examples of the ways in which we can benefit from our bacteria. According to new research, this is true for the skin as well. The work has shown that the most common bacteria on human skin secrete a protein which protects us from the reactive oxygen species thought to contribute to several skin diseases. The protein has an equally strong effect on dangerous oxygen species as known antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E.

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Newly identified bacteria-killing protein needs vitamin A to work

Added: 21.11.2020 0:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

People who have inadequate vitamin A in their diets are more susceptible to skin infection, yet how that vitamin affects skin immunity has been unclear. New research sheds some light on that mystery by identifying a previously unknown bacteria-killing protein on the epidermis that requires the vitamin to work.

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Inhaled steroids may increase risk of nontuberculous mycobacteria lung infections

Added: 21.11.2020 0:37 | 2 views | 0 comments

Patients using inhaled steroids to control asthma and other breathing problems may be at greater risk for developing nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung infections, according to new research.

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A Look At The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Added: 20.11.2020 20:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper health care, and bacteria in the water have exposed many people to disease.

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Glyphosate may affect human gut microbiota

Added: 20.11.2020 14:58 | 23 views | 0 comments

More than half of bacterial species in the core of the human gut microbiome are potentially sensitive to glyphosate, shows new research. Researchers introduced the first bioinformatics resource to determine and test the potential sensitivity of organisms to glyphosate.

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