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Latest Mycobacterium avium complex Stories

2011-08-01 16:45:39

Azithromycin is an antibiotic that also has antiinflammatory properties.

2010-07-01 13:58:49

A group of 85 international experts, amongst whom are two scientists from NEIKER-Tecnalia, believe that the illness known as bovine paratuberculosis or Johne’s disease can be eradicated by means of control programs, new vaccines or the sacrifice of infected animals.

2009-09-15 10:18:16

Shower heads are a perfect environment for a dangerous bacteria related to tuberculosis, University of Colorado researchers said. Mycobacterium avium thrives in wet, dark environments and can invade the lungs when sprayed from a shower head, the researchers said in a release Tuesday.

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2009-09-15 06:30:00

A disturbing new study has found that the showers people enjoy everyday are actually spraying them with bacteria.

2009-07-30 07:36:00

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Transave Inc.

2008-09-07 03:00:06

By Rushing, Elisabeth J Liappis, Angelike; Smirniotopoulos, James D; Smith, Alice B; Henry, James M; Man, Yan-Gao; Nelson, Ann M Abstract Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome represents a spectrum of clinicopathologic entities encountered in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients who have received highly active anti-retroviral therapy.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.