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2014-10-21 16:22:55

GRINNELL, Iowa and SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is engaged with Olin Brass in a comprehensive clinical trial to test the impact of Olin Brass' CuVerro® solid copper alloy products. CuVerro is a bactericidal touch surface that kills 99.9 percent of bacteria* within two hours of contact. As an EPA-registered copper alloy surface, the properties of CuVerro® have been proven effective 24/7--continuously killing infectious...

2014-10-16 23:10:02

Recent studies looking at the relationship between probiotics and the flu provide further evidence that probiotics are useful for the prevention of respiratory tract infections and boosting the flu vaccine effectiveness. GI for Life urges parents to educate themselves regarding the benefits of probiotic supplementation. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Flu season is upon us, and now is the time to take defensive measures to stay healthy this flu season. Having probiotics stocked...

2014-10-15 23:13:50

Canadian probiotic vaginal treatment provides natural relief and unique benefits. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Berry Naturals has announced the arrival of its Probiostat® Vaginal product to the online health and wellness retailer, RevNutrition.com. The product offers a natural treatment to women who are suffering from vaginal infections. It’s a problem that affects an estimated 16-million women in North America. These infections can lead to serious problems like...

2014-10-13 23:04:55

Microencapsulation stabilizes ingredients for use in soft chews for companion animals Menomonie, Wis. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Vets Plus, Inc., a leading manufacturer of pet health products, is proud to announce its newly developed proprietary microencapsulation technology to address stability of actives in soft chews. Microencapsulation is a protective shell that keeps an active ingredient locked in and stabilized until the release of the material is desired. This means a wider array of...

2014-10-10 23:01:35

Adding bacteria to milk formula improved outcomes in rat model of severe disease of newborns. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 A team of UC Davis and University of Arizona researchers discovered that adding the bacteria Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis (B. infantis) to formula fed to newborn rats reduced the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis, an often deadly intestinal infection. The findings were published as a cover story in Pediatric Research, a journal of the...

Probiotic Yogurt Could Help Protect Against Heavy Metal Poisoning And Environmental Toxins
2014-10-09 03:09:01

Provided by Lawson Health Research Institute New research shows probiotic yogurt can reduce the uptake of certain heavy metals and environmental toxins by up to 78% in pregnant women. Led by Scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute's Canadian Centre for Human Microbiome and Probiotic Research, this study provides the first clinical evidence that a probiotic yogurt can be used to reduce the deadly health risks associated with mercury and arsenic. Environmental toxins like mercury...

2014-10-07 08:30:22

MILFORD, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manzo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCPink:FOGCD), today announced that after discussions with the Food and Drug Administration, it has been determined that its long lasting lactose digestive aid, Lacto-Freedom(TM), will not need FDA approval to be released to the public. The FDA considers the probiotic to be a dietary "supplement", and therefore outside the scope of a very long and expensive FDA approval process that would be required if the...

2014-10-06 08:29:16

New Hope Natural Media's editors and NEXT Trend researchers share their insights on the trends and brands that will shape the natural, organic and healthy product offerings coming to stores near you BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After scouring the more than 1,200 exhibitor booths that filled the Baltimore Convention Center for Natural Products Expo East September 18-20, 2014, a team of editors and researchers from New Hope Natural Media identified the most important...

2014-10-02 12:32:03

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds diet may influence susceptibility to autoinflammatory disease in at-risk individuals by favoring intestinal bacteria that fuel or dampen inflammation MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diet-induced changes in the gut's bacterial ecosystem can alter susceptibility to an autoinflammatory bone disease by modifying the immune response, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists reported. The findings appeared...

2014-10-01 12:31:15

Rebiotix lead drug candidate RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) assessed in PUNCH CD study ROSEVILLE, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebiotix Inc. announced this morning that results of PUNCH CD, a Phase 2 study of the company's lead product candidate, RBX2660 (microbiota suspension), will be presented in three posters at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia from October 17-22. The following poster will be presented on Monday, October 20,...


Latest Bacteriology Reference Libraries

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2011-04-26 20:59:00

Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...

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2011-04-26 20:20:41

Staphylococcus aureus is a facultative anaerobic gram-positive coccus, and is the most common cause of staph infections. It is commonly part of the skin flora found in the nose and on skin. Around 20% of the human population is long-term carriers. It gets its golden color due to its carotenoid pigment staphyloxanthin. The pigment acts as a virulence factor with an antioxidant action that allows the microbe to evade death by reactive oxygen species used by the host immune system. Staphylococci...

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2011-04-25 21:28:48

Salmonella enterica is a subspecies of Salmonella enterica, the rod shaped, flagellated, aerobic, Gram-negative bacterium. It is a member of the genus Salmonella and many of the pathogenic serovars of the S. enterica species are in this subspecies. Serovars can be designated fully or in a shortened form. The genus, Salmonella, is on the short form lists which are followed by the capitalized and non-italicized serovar. Each serovar can have many strains as well, which allows for a rapid...

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2011-04-25 21:18:54

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common bacterium that can cause disease in animals and humans. It can be found in soil, water, skin flora, and most man-made environments throughout the world. It thrives in normal or hypoxic atmospheres; due to this it has colonized many natural and artificial environments. It can infect animals with damaged tissue or people with reduced immunity. Symptoms are generalized inflammation and sepsis. It can be fatal if colonization occurs in critical body organs,...

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2011-04-18 21:59:17

Lactobacillus casei is a species of genus Lactobacillus found in the human intestine and mouth. Since it produces lactic acid it helps with the propagation of desirable bacteria. This species is documented to have a wide pH and temperature range. It also improves digestion and reduces lactose intolerance and constipation. Most often L. casei is industrial, specifically for diary production. L. Casei is the dominant species of non-starter lactic acid bacteria present in ripening Cheddar...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.