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2013-04-22 08:28:42

EXTON, Pa., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM), an international biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing innovative products that address unmet medical needs and rare diseases, today announced the results of a Phase 2 study of VP20621 (non-toxigenic Clostridium difficile; NTCD) a novel treatment approach for preventing recurrent C. difficile infections (CDI). CDI is a common and dangerous gastrointestinal infection...

2013-04-21 23:01:09

Ultimate Candida Diet is the newly updated treatment method developed by Lisa Richard that claims to give people home remedies for yeast infection. A complete Ultimate Candida Diet review on the website Vkool.com indicates if the method is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Ultimate Candida Diet is an effective treatment method made by Lisa Richard that promises to supply people with home remedies for yeast infection. This is a unique treatment method that provides users with...

2013-04-19 08:25:03

CHERTSEY, England, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clostridiumdifficile infection (CDI), a potentially fatal disease, is one of the most common healthcare-associated infections[1] Urgent action is needed to improve the diagnosis and management of CDI, which is the main cause of hospital-acquired (nosocomial) diarrhoea in industrialised countries.[2] In a report launched today, during a meeting hosted by the European Healthcare and Hospital Federation (HOPE), experts...

We Share More Of Our Germs With Dogs Than We Do With Our Children
2013-04-17 14:38:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the new online science and biomedical journal eLIFE say parents share more bacteria with family dogs than children. The team, led by the University of Colorado-Boulder, looked at the types and transfer modes of microbes from the guts, tongues, foreheads and palms of 60 American families and their canines. In all, they sampled 159 people and 36 dogs. Researchers swabbed various parts of the body to obtain...

2013-04-16 11:02:40

Abnormal gut bacteria in premature babies can be found days before the onset of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) finds new research in BioMed Central's open access journal Microbiome. Babies who later went on to develop NEC had a lower diversity of gut bacteria 4-9 days after birth, increased level of Firmicutes or Enterobacteriaceae, and lacked the Propionibacterium found in healthy babies. NEC is a common but devastating problem of premature babies - affecting about 10% of infants born at...

2013-04-10 13:27:21

Researchers have been able to reconstruct the genome sequence of an outbreak strain of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) using metagenomics (the direct sequencing of DNA extracted from microbiologically complex samples), according to a study in the April 10 issue of JAMA, a Genomics theme issue. The findings highlight the potential of this approach to identify and characterize bacterial pathogens directly from clinical specimens without laboratory culture. "The outbreak of...

2013-04-09 08:29:54

BD MAX(TM) Cdiff Assay Receives FDA Clearance BALTIMORE, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it received FDA clearance to market the BD MAX(TM) Cdiff Assay in the United States. The assay is performed on the fully-automated BD MAX(TM) System and is designed to rapidly and accurately detect the toxin B gene (tcdB), which has been shown to be essential to...

2013-04-08 08:27:31

EXTON, Pa., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group and Arlington Medical Resources in their TreatmentTrends(®): Clostridium difficile Infections (EU) report find that the lack of hospital formulary inclusion, perceived high cost and reimbursement challenges, and lack of familiarity are the top three barriers to prescribing of Optimer/Cubist/Astellas' Dificlir (fidaxomicin) among surveyed physicians in the EU5. Fewer than 40 percent of represented hospitals in the EU5...

2013-03-26 23:02:50

Ultimate Candida Diet is a new and useful Candida cure made by Lisa Richard, who promises to help sufferers get rid of Candida permanently and quickly. A full Ultimate Candida Diet review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com shows if the program is safe for sufferers to apply. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Ultimate Candida Diet is the newly updated Candida cure developed by Lisa Richard, who promises to help sufferers treat their Candida quickly and permanently. This is an unique method...

2013-03-14 17:41:25

University of Michigan study helps explain benefits of probiotics for patients with stress-associated gastrointestinal disorders For those with irritable bowel syndrome who wonder if stress aggravates their intestinal disorder, a new University of Michigan Health System study shows it's not all in their head. Researchers revealed that while stress does not cause IBS, it does alter brain-gut interactions and induces the intestinal inflammation that often leads to severe or chronic belly...


Latest Gut flora Reference Libraries

Large Intestine
2013-04-30 14:11:04

The large intestine is the organ that follows the small intestine but is the last part of the digestive tract before the waste leaves the body. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average about five feet long. It is composed of four distinct structural parts; the cecum, colon, and anus. The cecum is the part of the large intestine that comes first. It is separated into three parts. The taeniae coli are three bands of smooth muscle. The haustra are bulges caused by...

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2011-04-15 14:54:29

Escherichia coli is a Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms. Most strains are harmless; however, some such as O157:H7 can cause food poisoning in humans and are often responsible for product recalls. The normal flora of the gut normally contains the harmless strains and often provide K2 to the body. They are not always confined to the intestine and have the ability to survive briefly outside of the body. It grows easily...

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2011-04-15 13:50:01

Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...

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