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Grapevine-Infecting Acne Bacteria Named For Frank Zappa
2014-02-19 14:26:06

What would you do if you discovered an odd strain of bacteria that exhibited unconventional behavior? Why, name it after Frank Zappa of course! And this is exactly what Italian and Austrian researchers have done.

2013-06-12 23:02:22

A recent article from The Atlantic underscores recent developments in the fight against acne. Dr.

2013-03-09 23:01:23

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin,

Teens Take Heart: Good Bacteria Could Help You Win The Acne War
2013-02-28 20:55:50

You may want to think twice before waging a thermonuclear war against acne and blasting your face with some astringent chemical to kill off all bacteria.

2013-02-01 23:04:13

Probiotic Action reacts to an article published by Time Magazine Online, which explains a new trend in using Viruses for Acne Relief. Miami, Fla.

2011-09-06 10:58:21

A novel way of increasing the amounts of antibiotics produced by bacteria has been discovered that could markedly improve the yields of these important compounds in commercial production.

2011-08-02 21:04:12

Soil-dwelling bacteria of the genus Frankia have the potential to produce a multitude of natural products, including antibiotics, herbicides, pigments, anticancer agents, and other useful products.

2011-01-12 14:38:01

Previously, researchers thought the detection of P. acnes at the site of these infections was due to contamination from the skin.

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2010-08-02 08:11:41

A new tool to excavate bacterial genomes that potentially hide a rich array of pharmaceutical treasures has led to the discovery of a novel antibiotic.


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2011-04-14 13:54:22

Actinomyces israelii is a species of Actinomyces and is sometimes known as the "most misdiagnosed disease" since it is often confused with neoplasms. It is a colonizer of the vagina, colon, and mouth. Infection happens through breach of the mucosal barrier during various procedures, aspiration, or pathologies such as diverticulitis. The chronic phase is also known as the classic phase due to the acute, early phase being commonly missed by health care providers. It is characterized by slow...

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