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2014-03-27 08:34:52

DUBLIN, Mar. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pf27w4/therapeutic_class ) has announced the addition of the "Therapeutic Class Overview: New Avatars of Microbes Super Bugs a Growing Threat Worldwide" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Novel approaches to treat infection is growing as the need is urgent! Misuse/overuse of antibiotics accelerated antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and has...

2014-03-26 12:29:30

National and state data detail threat of healthcare-associated infections and opportunities for further improvements ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On any given day, approximately one in 25 U.S. patients has at least one infection contracted during the course of their hospital care, adding up to about 722,000 infections in 2011, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This information is an update to previous CDC estimates of...

2014-03-26 10:50:29

Millions of people worldwide – mostly women – suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) that seriously degrade their health and quality of life. Antibiotics treat individual infections, but preventing recurrent ones largely has been unattainable because of the way bacteria lodge in the inner layers of the bladder and quietly hide from drugs that can kill them. In new studies with mice, however, researchers led by University of Utah microbiologists have shown that when...

2014-03-25 20:22:22

Though rare, an infection after hernia operation can be life-altering -the expert treatment of Dr. Shirin Towfigh at the Beverly Hills Hernia Center can help cure infection complications. LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the lead surgeon at the Beverly Hills Hernia Center, Dr. Shirin Towfigh is a world-class expert in diagnosing hernia symptoms in men, women and children, but many are unaware of her true talents. In fact, Dr. Towfigh is the only surgeon in the Western U.S. who...

2014-03-25 08:29:52

Resistance to current drugs spurs treatment innovation in influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, chlamydia and gonorrhoea LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The available antivirals for commonly occurring infections such as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza are characterised by variable response, poor tolerability and suboptimal dosing regimens, limiting their regular use and efficacy. Likewise, the development of resistance to almost every recommended antibiotic...

2014-03-25 08:29:46

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the New York Viral Hepatitis Summit presented by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) on Thursday, March 20 at Harlem Hospital Center in New York City, medical experts, public health officials, and community health advocates discussed the latest medical research, diagnosis and treatment options, and community health implications of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), emphasizing the disproportionate impact of HCV on the...

2014-03-21 12:23:40

SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruthigen, Inc., (NASDAQ: RTGN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical-grade hypochlorous acid, or HOCl, based therapeutics designed to prevent and treat infection in invasive applications, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 2,650,000 units, which reflects an increase in the originally anticipated number of units, with each unit consisting...

2014-03-20 23:32:38

Natural Cure ForYeast Infection is the latest program developed by Sarah Summer, who claims to teach people how to cure their candida infection naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Natural CureFor Yeast Infection is a new program developed by Sarah Summer, a medical researcher who has many years of experience in studying yeast infection treatment. The program introduces to people natural...

2014-03-19 08:29:40

Novel Agents Selectively Targeting an Intestinal Pathogen and Increasing Threat to Human and Animal Health SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AvidBiotics Corp., a privately held biotechnology company, today announced that it has received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office an issued patent covering its potent bactericidal proteins that selectively target and kill Clostridium difficile. The AvidBiotics' agents, a type of bacteriocin termed a "diffocin," are...

2014-03-18 12:31:36

Underwriters exercise over-allotment option in connection with closing, raising gross offering proceeds to approximately $38 million NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dipexium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DPRX), a late stage biopharmaceutical company developing Locilex(TM) (pexiganan acetate cream 1%), a proposed treatment for mild infections of diabetic foot ulcers, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 3,162,500 shares of its common stock at a public...


Latest infection Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 18:03:11

Yersinia enterocolitica is a species of gram-negative coccobacillus-shaped bacterium, belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae. Infection from Yersinia enterocolitica causes the zoonotic disease yersiniosis. Most infected animals recover from the disease and become asymptomatic carriers. Acute infections lead to mild self-limiting entero-colitis or terminal ileitis in humans. Symptoms include watery or bloody diarrhea and fever. After oral uptake it replicates in the terminal ileum and...

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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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2011-04-28 16:37:36

Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...

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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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