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2014-02-04 23:26:11

Grime Busters and Amazing! NOK OUT™ is on a mission to educate consumers and eradicate disease-causing organisms. At 2,000 PPM, NOK OUT™ is a serious contender in the battle against these threatening adversaries. Gaylord, MI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The most resistant organism in the healthcare environment is the bacterial spore. Bacterial spores serve largely as a resting, or dormant, stage in the bacterial life cycle, serving to reserve the bacterium through periods of unfavorable...

2014-02-04 08:36:48

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading water ionizer manufacturer Bawell is committed to raising awareness on natural therapies that provide relief from the many health issues affecting the world's growing population. They show this commitment by coupling sales on their popular water ionizing equipment with publications of scientific and medical research which have been conducted due to the alarming increases in rates of disease being reported across the globe. "The...

Synthetic Probe Identifies Staph Bacteria Without Need For Biopsies
2014-02-03 08:02:08

University of Iowa Chances are you won't know you've got a staph infection until the test results come in, days after the symptoms first appear. But what if your physician could identify the infection much more quickly and without having to take a biopsy and ship it off for analysis? Researchers at the University of Iowa may have found a way. The team has created a noninvasive chemical probe that detects a common species of staph bacteria in the body. The probe ingeniously takes...

2014-01-31 23:31:11

Interest in probiotic supplements is on the rise in the U.S. and Ethical Alternative Products is adding the GutBuddies probiotic product to their line of premium quality supplements that are available online. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Many digestive disease specialists are recommending probiotics* for disorders that frustrate conventional medicine, such as irritable bowel syndrome. Self-dosing with bacteria isn’t as outlandish as it might seem. An estimated 100 trillion...

Obesity In Women Could Be Prevented With Certain Probiotics: Study
2014-01-29 06:26:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Certain types of probiotics could help women combat obesity by restoring the balance of their intestinal microbiota in favor of bacteria that helps promote healthy weight, according to new research recently published in the British Journal of Nutrition. While previous studies have demonstrated that obese men and women have a different intestinal flora than those of their fitter counterparts, the study authors set out to determine...

2014-01-28 23:03:36

Red Mango continues to be a thought leader on the benefits of probiotics. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 For Ganeden Biotech, a recognized world leader in the manufacturing and marketing of probiotics, and Red Mango, one of the fastest growing retailers of all-natural nonfat frozen yogurt and fresh fruit smoothies, 2014 marks the successful 5 year anniversary of their partnership incorporating GanedenBC30 as an ingredient in Red Mango’s growing menu of product offerings. “We...

2014-01-24 23:02:03

Health Nutrition News has released a new video and article on how eating probiotic rich foods can help treat acid reflux. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Health Nutrition News has released a new video and article on treating acid reflux by eating specific probiotic rich foods. Although acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is extremely common and rarely serious, people who suffer its symptoms know how irritating it can be. Making a few lifestyle...

2014-01-24 11:50:33

The Annals of the American Thoracic Society has released a comprehensive supplement on the 56th annual Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference entitled "The Lung Microbiome: A New Frontier in Pulmonary Medicine." More than 170 microbiologists, basic respiratory scientists, and pulmonary clinicians traveled from nine countries to convene at the three-day conference, which took place in June 2013 in Aspen, CO. Research from 12 state-of-the-art speakers, 24 oral research presentations, and 20...

2014-01-23 23:01:38

Health Nutrition News has released a new video and article on how eating probiotic rich foods may help treat and prevent urinary tract infections. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Health Nutrition News' newest video and article talks about the second most common infection in the body, urinary tract infections, and how by consuming a probiotic rich diet will not only treat but also help prevent UTIs. The video covers how the body has over one hundred trillion bacteria living inside...

Infectious Pathogens Higher In Water From Hospital Water Taps With Aerators
2014-01-22 07:30:15

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by the University of Genova, Italy, finds that infectious pathogen levels are higher in water obtained from hospital water taps with aerators than water from deeper in the plumbing system. Patients who are immunocompromised are at a higher risk of infection from such contaminated water. "Aerators are a reservoir for drug-resistant bacteria and a source of infection for patients at risk," said Maria Luisa Cristina,...


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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