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E-cigarettes Could Boost Resistance Of Drug-resistant Bacteria
2014-05-19 03:28:28

Despite being touted by their manufacturers as a healthy alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes appear in a laboratory study to increase the virulence of drug- resistant and potentially life-threatening bacteria, while decreasing the ability of human cells to kill these bacteria

Legionnaire bacteria spread by Windshield Wiper Fluid
2014-05-19 11:29:26

Windshield washer fluid is one of those innocuous things you probably don’t give much thought to throughout the day, but a new study has found that the familiar blue fluid often harbors the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s disease.

2014-05-05 08:27:43

Enhanced cellular migration1, electricidal impact on biofilms2-3 and economic efficacy data4-5 presented alongside expanded launch of Procellera Helix microcurrent-generating antimicrobial composite

2014-04-23 23:08:41

UVA researchers discover key step in production of slimy biofilms. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 To build biofilms -- the slimy plaques

Bacterial Biofilms Used To Create Lifelike Materials
2014-03-24 04:29:52

By drawing inspiration from the way in which minerals, living cells and other substances combine to form bone, a team of MIT engineers have created a type of “living material” out of bacterial cells.

2014-03-18 08:32:26

Telephus Advances TPH 101 Program Towards Candidate Selection SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioAtla, a global biotechnology company focused on the development of differentiated

Honey Is The Sweet Solution To Antibiotic Resistance
2014-03-17 05:15:06

The serious and rapidly growing problem of resistance to antibiotics could have a very sweet solution, according to research presented during the 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Researchers used brown and black chicken feathers for their study
2014-03-06 07:01:57

It has been proposed by paleontologists who study fossilized feathers that the shapes of certain microscopic structures found inside the feathers might tell us the color of the ancient birds. If these structures are melanosomes, that could be true.

2014-02-20 23:03:13

Slime-like substance on skin’s surface to blame for itchy skin condition. Philadelphia (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 An estimated 30 million Americans

Garlic Substance Can Help Give Antibiotics A Boost When Fighting Resistant Bacteria
2014-02-19 03:57:45

A substance found in garlic can help combat even the most aggressive and treatment-resistant strains of bacteria, a doctoral candidate from the University of Copenhagen has discovered as part of a PhD thesis.


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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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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