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Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a therapy for a potentially deadly type of infection common in catheters, artificial joints and other "in-dwelling" medical devices.
According to a study published Tuesday, a less virulent version of the 14th century's Black Death plague is still present today.
Sanitizing the outside of produce may not be enough to remove harmful food pathogens.
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NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC: BNET). Food safety concerns have been in the news again with the recent account of an outbreak of deadly E. coli in Germany, initially identified as coming from bean sprouts.
Bacteria that grow in the antennae of wasps help ward off fungal threats by secreting a 'cocktail' of antibiotics explains a scientist at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Harrogate.
Recent research aboard the space shuttle is giving scientists a better understanding of how infectious disease occurs in space and could someday improve astronaut health and provide novel treatments for people on Earth.
Illicit drug users are at increased risk of being exposed to microbial pathogens and are more susceptible to serious infections say physicians writing in the Journal of Medical Microbiology.
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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have come up with a way to detect pathogenic Escherichia coli and Salmonella bacteria in waterways at lower levels than any previous method.
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