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2014-06-10 04:22:10

-- Study to Define Impact of Beta-Lactam Antibiotics on Intestinal Bacteria -- ROCKVILLE, Md. and PARIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, and Enterome Bioscience SA, a pioneer in the development of innovative disease management solutions based on a deep understanding of the gut microbiome, today announced...

2014-06-09 23:07:44

Dr. Farshid Sam Rahbar of Los Angeles Integrative Gastroenterology and Nutrition explains the implications of a new study linking infant health to beneficial gut bacteria to breastfeeding. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 According to a 2014 study led by the National Food Institute at the Technical University of Denmark, infants who are breastfed develop friendly bacteria in the gut, lowering their risk of developing obesity, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and other...

2014-06-09 08:28:32

GLASGOW, Scotland, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grant to help fund Phase I trial with lead candidate oral MGB-BP-3 for Clostridium difficile MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing truly novel anti-infectives, announces today that it has been awarded a GBP1.3 million conditional grant from the Technology Strategy Board, the UK's innovation agency, under its Biomedical Catalyst programme. The grant will...

2014-05-31 23:01:47

DailyGossip.org publishes a new review that aims to help sufferers diagnosed with candida. The Candida Crusher program presents a successful healing method that was actually developed by a former candida sufferer. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Candida Crusher review indicates that the new method promises to be a fast, natural way of overcoming candida permanently. The method is based on no less than 15000 successful treated cases of candida. Moreover, it is important to...

2014-05-29 23:13:06

ReNew Life Formulas, a leader in natural digestive care, has been awarded top honors as Best in Women’s Health for its Ultimate Flora™ Women’s Complete 90 Billion probiotic, and recognized as finalists are ReNew Life’s popular FiberSMART for Best Digestive Health and Total DIET Success™ for Best Weight Loss category. Delicious Living magazine’s annual supplement awards highlight standout products and ingredients for safety, purity and efficacy. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May 29,...

Border Collies Chase Away Gulls To Reduce Beach Contamination
2014-05-19 03:37:11

American Society for Microbiology Border Collies are effective at reducing gull congregation on recreational beaches, resulting in lower E. coli abundance in the sand. Researchers from Central Michigan University reported the findings at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Gull droppings may be one source of the indicator bacterium Escherichia coli to beach water, which can lead to swim advisories and beach closings. In addition, gull droppings may contain...

2014-05-19 08:28:22

Results indicate vaccine generates an immune response against key toxins in volunteers and establish dosing for Phase III BOSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), presented Phase II trial (H-030-012) results for an investigational vaccine for the prevention of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection (CDI) at the 114th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). The Phase II trial met its...

2014-05-15 08:31:13

-- Conference Call Today, May 15, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) -- ROCKVILLE, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014, and provided an operational progress update. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130522/MM19465LOGO Recent Operational Highlights...

2014-05-13 16:08:16

Johns Hopkins Medicine Finding supports hypothesis that the immunological functions of mucous membranes throughout the body engage in cross talk in response to infection Johns Hopkins researchers have found evidence in mice that a tuberculosis (TB) infection in the lungs triggers immune system signaling to the gut that temporarily decreases the diversity of bacteria in that part of the digestive tract. The Johns Hopkins researchers showed that this decrease in diversity of gut...

2014-05-09 23:08:57

St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospitals cut its infection rate in half using a launderable hospital mattress cover and were awarded, along with Xavier University, an Honorable Mention for the National Association of Long Term Hospitals' (NALTH) 2014 Goldberg Innovation Award. Batesville, IN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospitals cut its infection rate in half using a launderable hospital mattress cover and were awarded, along with Xavier University, an Honorable...


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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'