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Latest Bacterial toxin Stories

2014-01-08 17:32:42

A special issue on sepsis has been released by the publisher Landes Bioscience (Austin, TX USA).

2012-04-12 21:08:02

Two Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)-based research teams, along with a group from the University of California at San Diego, have discovered that animals have a previously unknown system for detecting and responding to pathogens and toxins.

2011-08-26 13:05:20

Babies and toddlers with congenital heart disease are at an increased risk of having harmful toxins in their blood, particularly following surgery.

2011-03-23 03:09:27

The zeta toxins are a family of proteins that are normally present within various pathogenic bacteria and can mysteriously trigger suicide when the cells undergo stress.

2010-08-31 21:03:08

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health and University of Chicago have found a promising treatment method that in laboratory mice reduces the severity of skin and soft-tissue damage caused by USA300, the leading cause of community-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections in the United States.

2005-09-02 14:08:54

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exposure to bacterial toxins may cause flu-like symptoms, breathing problems and skin reactions in some workers at sewage treatment plants, a study has found.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.