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Latest bacterial infection Stories

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2011-03-24 11:47:11

Peter Walsh, 65, who lost his hands and feet to a bacterial infection four years ago, has become Australia’s first recipient of a hand transplant.

2010-11-18 16:44:07

New research reveals a clever strategy that enables a host organism to outsmart an invading bacterium by counteracting its efforts to suppress the innate immune response.

2010-06-10 15:32:22

Most of the time, the body's blood-forming (hematopoietic) stem cells remain dormant, with just a few producing blood cells and maintaining a balance among the different types.

2010-06-09 21:07:00

Most of the time, the body's blood-forming (hematopoietic) stem cells remain dormant, with just a few producing blood cells and maintaining a balance among the different types.

2010-06-07 13:52:55

Researchers from Helmholtz-Centre in Braunschweig, Germany, decipher how mast cells set immune defense on the right track.

2010-04-28 14:15:00

New study reinforces urgent need for life-saving vaccines in Africa.

2006-07-05 16:10:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with a very high fever, defined as a rectal temperature of 106 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, have a heightened risk for serious bacterial infection and for viral illness, or both, report clinicians in the current issue of Pediatrics.

2005-06-30 15:00:00

The cells responsible for destroying bacteria are effective in low-oxygen environments. In a new JCI study scientists show that induction of the HIF-1 pathway can act as a "super-antibiotic," accelerating the killing of bacteria in conditions typical of those found during bacterial infection and sepsis.


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2007-04-10 16:00:31

The Telescope eye is a type of goldfish characterized by its protruding eyes. The eyes are situated at the end of what is called the eye-stalk. Telescopes are a variety of fancy goldfish and possess a double tail and dorsal fin. Telescopes occur in all of the typical colorations of goldfish, but are most frequently seen in orange, calico, panda (black and white), and black, which is often referred to as a black moor. Care Because their protruding eyes cause poor vision, telescopes...

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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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