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Grapevine-Infecting Acne Bacteria Named For Frank Zappa
2014-02-19 14:26:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What would you do if you discovered an odd strain of bacteria that exhibited unconventional behavior? Why, name it after Frank Zappa of course! This is exactly what a team of Italian and Austrian researchers did when they found a bacterium that had apparently transitioned from causing acne in human skin to infecting the bark of grape vines. “This is the first time it’s been found that a microorganism can switch from a human to a...

2013-06-12 23:02:22

A recent article from The Atlantic underscores recent developments in the fight against acne. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that even with all the current research we don´t appear close yet to a cure or vaccine. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Like many other diseases, the fight against acne is often frustrating as there is no definitive treatment available as a cure-all. However, according to a June 5, 2013 article from The Atlantic, titled “Why Does Acne...

2013-03-11 23:01:28

New strain of bacteria may clear up acne Probiotic Action explains the new research findings from Washington University. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Probiotic Action, known for the best acne treatment reports that George Weinstock, associate director of the Genome Institute at Washington University in Saint Louis, claims that studies of P.acnes bacteria genes, (the bacteria known to cause acne) have shown signs of a bacteria stand which may be responsible for preventing acne. In the...

2013-03-09 23:01:23

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new study finding that acne bacteria contain different strains, some that lead to pimples and some that actually protect the skin. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health...

2013-03-06 23:01:13

Researchers release new information on using DNA Sequencing to tell apart Good, and Bad Bacteria hiding in the skin. Probiotic Action comments on how this new scientific development may change lives for those suffering with Acne. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 While many are still blaming dirt, dry skin, and oil alone for acne issues, researchers along with Probiotic Action, known for the best acne treatment are spreading new developments on how using Probiotics for Acne can lessen, or...

Teens Take Heart: Good Bacteria Could Help You Win The Acne War
2013-02-28 20:55:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You may want to think twice before waging a thermonuclear war against acne and blasting your face with some astringent chemical to kill off all bacteria. A new study from UCLA has found there are good and bad kinds of bacteria which live on your face. The good bacteria may even be responsible for protecting your face against the bad, zit-bringing bacteria. These life-changing results have been published in the Journal of...

2013-02-27 23:02:18

Following an article published by Medical News Today which reports on using a virus to treat breakouts, Probiotic Action weighs in on the use of alternative means for combating acne. (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 On Feb 27, 2013, acne treatment company, Probiotic Action, comments on UCLA and University of Pittsburgh´s suggestion of a natural virus living on our skin being used to treat acne breakouts. According to Medical News Today, scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles...

2013-02-11 23:00:40

An article from US News Report discussed some Hidden Causes of Acne. Probiotic Action responds by listing a few seemingly harmless items that are causing acne breakouts Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Blaming Acne on dirt and oil are usually the first steps an acne sufferer takes, but dirt and oil are not the only culprits causing the skin condition. An article from the US News, Health section lists unlikely places we might be running in to excess dirt and oil, which feed the bacteria...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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