Latest Bacteriology Stories
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.
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
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
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."
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
A new study finds that infectious pathogen levels are higher in water obtained from hospital water taps with aerators than water from deeper in the plumbing system.
Yeast-based Probiotic Florastor Focuses on Health from the Inside San Bruno, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 As the number of days and weeks since New Year's
In 1859 an Australian farmer named Thomas Austin released 24 grey rabbits from Europe into the wild because it "could do little harm and might provide a touch of home, in addition to a spot of hunting." By the end of the century, the rabbits had begun to overrun native ecosystems, reaching nationwide numbers of 600 million by 1950.
Scientists from the US, the UK, Canada and Sweden have discovered how our bodies process dietary fiber, a substance which can improve digestion and help people control their weight by making them feel full faster.
Health Nutrition News has released a new video and report of the top ten diet foods that help treat irritable bowel syndrome and offer relief from this condition. Boston,
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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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