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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...