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Sent naked into battle

...iversity at Baton Rouge. "But if you inhale enough spores nothing can save you." Soldiers may not get the choice. BioPort of Lansing, Michigan, the sole producer of the anthrax vaccine in the US, stopped making it after failing safety tests last December, and stocks have dwindled. Only 57 000 troops have ...

Cotton clothes carry fungal spores into hospitals

... hospitals are a leading source of transmission of spores of Aspergillus fungus, according to a study by t...tems. Cotton was found to harbor and disperse the spores of Aspergillus more than other fabrics in the study. Aspergillus is a term that refers to a g...

Microbes and the dust they ride in on pose potential health risks

...e dust itself, even small concentrations of fungal spores can trigger allergic reactions. A study by M.E. Howitt of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados documented a 17-fold increase in asthma attacks in Barbados between 1973 and 1996, corresponding with the increase in African dust transport to the re...

Moulds increase severity of asthma

...ation to pollens or cats. The small size of fungal spores may allow them to reach the lower airways, suggest the authors. Unlike pollens, moulds are also present through the year with increase in the spore counts during the autumn months. Furthermore, the level of mould exposure is probably greater because ...

Molecular mechanism underlaying anthrax infection described by UCSD School Of Medicine researchers

... When the bacterium (b. anthracis) is inhaled, its spores are surrounded by alveolar macrophages in the lung, the beginning stage of normal immune response. But instead of succumbing to the defensive assault, they survive and germinate within the cells, traveling with the macrophages in their normal sentine...

HHS announces contracts for developing a new anthrax vaccine

... U.S. citizens from the harmful effects of anthrax spores used as instruments of terror," said Secretary Tho...ow the vaccine to protect individuals from anthrax spores even if the vaccine was given shortly after exposure. The companies awarded contracts today are Avec...

Mouse study gives new view of anthrax toxin

...inhalational anthrax begins after anthrax bacteria spores enter the body, germinate and release toxins. Scientists can create artificial infection by injecting animals with anthrax LT. The accumulation of toxins precipitates events that lead to death. For more than a decade, scientists based their understa...

University of Illinois at Chicago receives $15.7 million grant to stop anthrax

...perts estimate that release of aerosolized anthrax spores could result in tens of thousands of deaths, Johnson said. While the anthrax strain unleashed in 2001 was susceptible to conventional antibiotics, Alex Neyfakh, UIC professor of medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy and principle investigator for one...

Rensselaer researcher receives $2.1 million grant to develop treatment for anthrax

...rtion of the research does not require any anthrax spores to be used on the Rensselaer campus. "We will be developing the inhibitors, trying to understand how they function, and then actually making them work for people--not just in the Petri dish." Research has shown that existing antibiotics can successfu...

New type of anthrax vaccine moves into larger-scale trial at Saint Louis University

... of spore production, the stability of the anthrax spores and the ability to aerosolize them. In 2001, five ...oped fatal cases of anthrax after inhaling anthrax spores sent through the U.S. mail, spurring the U.S. government to develop an improved anthrax vaccine. ...

Chronic sinusitis sufferers have enhanced immune responses to fungi

... system molecules. Airborne microscopic fungi spores abound indoors and out. People may inhale a million or more fungal spores each day, notes Dr. Kita. The mere presence of such fungi in the airways, however, is not enough to ...

Mayo Clinic research shows common airborne fungi cause chronic stuffy nose

...de that certain species of airborne fungus produce spores and by-products, that when inhaled, prompt irregular and damaging immune responses. The responses, in turn, produce the congestion and inflammation. Chronic rhinosinusitis costs society about $5.6 billion a year. And that doesn't include an estimated...

Initiative yields effective methods for anthrax detection; RAMP and MIDI, Inc., methods approved

...test was found to be reliable in detecting anthrax spores at levels of 1 million or more in visible powders. Field-testing studies, still in the planning stage, will determine if any operational parameters related to the use of the RAMP Anthrax Test Cartridge in the field would affect the analytical perfor...

Study models impact of anthrax vaccine

...tributing antibiotics to people exposed to anthrax spores during a bioterrorist attack, could by itself, prevent about 70 percent of anthrax infections, according to researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. To increase the prevention rate to 90 percent, their study found that at...

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