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March 30, 2018
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Sex tourism and the horror superbug

Public Health England, a British Government’s health agency, just reported a case of a heterosexual man infected with ‘Neisseria gonorrhoeae’. The superbug is resistant to both the antibiotics azithromycin and ceftriaxone. This is worldwide the first case of multi-drug-resistant Gonorrhoeae.

January 24, 2013
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IBM and The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Develop New Antimicrobial Hydrogel to Fight Superbugs and Drug-Resistant Biofilms

Applications range from protective coating to sterilize hospital surfaces and medical equipment or as an injection to more effectively treat patients SAN JOSE, Calif. – 24 Jan 2013: Researchers from IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology revealed today … Continue reading

June 7, 2012
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A ‘B-12 Shot’ for Marine Algae?

Scientists find key protein for algae growth in the ocean Scientists have revealed a key cog in the biochemical machinery that allows marine algae at the base of the oceanic food chain to thrive. They have discovered a previously unknown … Continue reading

January 20, 2012
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What Bacteria Don’t Know Can Hurt Them

Many infections, even those caused by antibiotic-sensitive bacteria, resist treatment.  This paradox has vexed physicians for decades, and makes some infections impossible to cure. A key cause of this resistance is that bacteria become starved for nutrients during infection.  Starved … Continue reading

February 23, 2011
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‘Chemical Compounds in Trees Can Fight Deadly Staph Infections in Humans’

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Most people would never suspect that a “trash tree,” one with little economic value and often removed by farmers due to its ability to destroy farmland, could be the key to fighting a deadly bacterium. Now, a … Continue reading

November 14, 2010
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Vaccine for Urinary Tract Infections is One Step Closer

*Study sheds light on what E. coli genes are doing inside the body during infection*  ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Urinary tract infections are a painful, recurring problem for millions of women. They are also getting more dangerous as bacteria develop … Continue reading