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Discovery of key protein's shape could lead to improved bacterial pneumonia vaccine

...n on the surface of pneumonia bacteria helps these germs invade the human bloodstream. This finding, published Dec. 16 online by the EMBO Journal, could help scientists develop a vaccine that is significantly more effective at protecting children against the disease. The St. Jude researchers determined th...

Arizona researchers receive award for antibacterial, foaming hand wash

...mplete , is mild on skin yet kills ten times more germs than any other liquid hand soap in less than 30 se...tivates the soaps antibacterial ingredient to kill germs more effectively, he explained. The American Chemical Societys Industrial Innovation Awards recogniz...

War on bacteria could leave drug-resistant strains unchecked

...y, a baby during its first year must be exposed to germs in order to develop antibodies necessary to fight dangerous infections later in life. If the baby's environment is too clean, the production of T-helper 1 cells is not adequately stimulated and the immune system overproduces T-helper 2 cells, which ...

Adhesive tape connected to hospital infections

... hospital were colonized by pathogenic bacteria -- germs that cancontribute to serious diseases. However, once the outer layer of tape wasremoved, only five per cent of specimens had significant bacterial growth. "In the grand scheme of things, infections are a function of many other thingswith the patien...

Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care

...ple sooner and decreases the risk of developing TB germs resistant to treatment, says Richard E. Chaisson, M.D., associate professor of medicine. The researchers found that using DOT throughout the United States would save $25 million compared with conventional therapy, save 240 additional lives, and preve...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have ... than those with no inflammation, according to results of ... Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between persistent ... so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a Gleason ... of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary research ... Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology (IGB) ... Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on subcellular redox ... cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, and transcriptional ... normal cellular behavior, redox status has been recognized ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014-- Colic affects about one in five infants in ... visits during the first several months after birth. Research ... showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue of ... reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding ... for infant colic did not reduce crying ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... ward off depression among retirees, particularly among those who ... The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences ... Internet Use and Depression Among Retired Older Adults in ... report that Internet use reduced the probability of a ... , Late-life depression affects between 5 and 10 ...
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