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2014-07-04 23:03:22

CDC said that there are over 65 million Americans have an STD. After infected by Herpes or other STD, most of the members are afraid to tell others about this condition. (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 PositiveSingles.dating is a new domain under PositiveSingles.com. CDC said that there are over 65 million Americans have an STD. After infected by Herpes or other STD, most of the members are afraid to tell others about this condition. Dating is hard for singles, and especially for the Herpes...

2014-07-04 23:00:53

This report highlights the types of eubiotics products such as probiotics, prebiotics, organic acids, and essential oils. The report also estimates the market size of types of organic acids in the key markets of Europe, APAC, North America, and Rest of the World (ROW) - (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/eubiotics-market-132956187.html). (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The “Eubiotics Market By Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, Organic acid, and Essential oils), By Livestock (Swine,...

Foster Farms Issues Recall On Salmonella-Contaminated Chicken
2014-07-04 12:14:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sixteen months after a salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds of Americans began, Foster Farms is finally recalling some poultry products linked to three plants in Central California. This comes after public health inspectors connected the outbreak to all three facilities. In a statement, Foster Farms said it was issuing the recall "in the fullest interest of food safety.” "This recall is prompted by a single illness...

2014-07-03 23:07:56

What advanced techniques and innovations at our disposal are ready to build a disease-free world? You can get a satisfactory answer at OMICS Publishing Group's 3rd International Conference on Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Genomics. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 OMICS Group International takes pleasure in announcing the 3rd International Conference on Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Genomics during September 24-26, 2014 at Valencia, Spain, with a view to discuss the...

2014-07-03 16:23:04

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on "Adult Vaccines Market, Company Adult Vaccines Sales, Country Adult Vaccines - Worldwide Analysis" to its store. DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- World Adult Vaccines Market - Market Overview Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124285 For much of the 20th century, vaccines were a pharmaceutical success story largely associated with children. Aggressive immunization programs eradicated Polio and...

2014-07-03 16:21:31

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Fluororubber Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polypropylene Carbonate (PPC) Industry" reports to its research database. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124406 At present, the global antimicrobials and antibiotics market is driven by the growing need to preserve animal health owing to rising demand for animal proteins...

2014-07-03 12:54:25

European Lung Foundation The World Health Organization (WHO) today, together with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease. Today there are 33 countries and territories where there are fewer than 100 TB cases per million population. The framework outlines an initial "pre-elimination" phase, aiming to have fewer than 10 new TB cases per million people per year by 2035 in these countries....

2014-07-03 12:26:22

Novel learning system combines petabytes of retail data with public health case reports to identify contaminated food sources, shorten intervention times and limit the spread of disease outbreaks SAN JOSE, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a first-of-a-kind system that is designed to help food retailers, distributors and public health officials predict the most likely contaminated food sources and accelerate the investigation of food-borne disease...

2014-07-03 10:51:21

American Society for Microbiology A novel intravaginal ring implanted with anti-retroviral drug tablets, or pods, demonstrated sustained and controlled drug release and safety over 28 days, according to a paper published ahead of print in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. The ring, designed to prevent transmission of HIV, was tested in pig-tailed macaque monkeys, and is engineered to be inexpensive, all the better for use in developing countries, says corresponding author Marc Baum....

2014-07-03 10:47:18

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Less than 10 percent of people infected with hepatitis C are cured A new meta-analysis published online in PLOS ONE by infectious disease and epidemiology specialists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania highlights significant gaps in hepatitis C care that will prove useful as the U.S. health care system continues to see an influx of patients with the disease because of improved screening efforts and new,...


Latest Microbiology Reference Libraries

Culling
2013-08-21 08:18:13

Culling is a term used for separating the good from the bad and discarding the bad with the cull being the rejected items. Culling is used to improve the desired group with specific characteristics to improve the group. Culling is used for strengthening a livestock herd and the culled animals are destroyed. When breeding pedigree animals, the culled are spayed or neutered. This prevents the undesirable trait of the animal from being bred with other animals.  Plant life is also...

Pompeii Worm, Alvinella pompejana
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Pompeii worm (Alvinella pompejana) is a species of polychaete worm, or bristle worm that is only found in the Pacific Ocean. It resides at hydrothermal vents, making it an extremophile, and was first discovered French marine biologists of the coat of the Galapagos Islands in the 1980s. It was described by Lucien Laubier and Daniel Desbruyeres as a deep-sea polychaete that could withstand extreme amounts of heat. The Pompeii worm can reach an average length of up to five inches and is...

Soybean Cyst Nematode, Heterodera glycines
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) is a parasitic worm that infects soybean plants, and other legumes, across the world. It is thought to be native to Asia, but was found in the United States in 1954 and in Colombia in the 1980’s. It can be found in Italy and Iran and its most recent sightings have occurred in Brazil and Argentina, two major areas where soybeans are grown. These worms are highly damaging to American soybean crops, costing the industry as much as 500 thousand...

Paralvinella sulfincola
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...

Cell (journal)
2012-06-04 14:15:36

Cell is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Benjamin Lewin in January 1974 with the sponsorship of MIT Press. Lewin bought the rights to the journal in 1986 and published it under his own publishing arm Cell Press. Cell Press was sold to Elsevier in 1999, which currently publishes Cell twice monthly. Cell Press publishes several biomedical journals, including Cell, Neuron, Immunity, Molecular Cell, Developmental Cell, Cancer Cell, Current Biology, Structure, Chemistry &...

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