different species of bacteria

Scientists crack secret of superbug’s resistance


April 29th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Scientists seem to have cracked the secret of MRSA superbug's resistance, potentially opening the way for improved drugs to fight infections.The superbug kills hundreds of patients ... Read more...

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Spacebound bacteria inspire earthly remedies


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Recent research aboard the Space Shuttle is giving scientists a better grasp of how infectious disease occurs in space and could improve astronaut health and provide ... Read more...

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Studying spacebound bacteria may inspire Earthbound remedies


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Scientists are gaining a better understanding of how infectious disease occurs in space, thanks to new research aboard the space shuttle.The finding could someday improve astronaut health and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists can now eavesdrop on bacteria


November 9th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) A new breakthrough will help scientists eavesdrop on bacteria and learn how they chat with one another. This finding is likely to lead to new therapeutic discoveries for ... Read more...

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Weird sex, secret of bacterial resistance to antibiotics


July 6th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Thanks to their weird sex life, disease-causing bacteria are developing resistance to antibiotics, says a new study. According to William Hanage, study co-author from Imperial College, London (ICL): "Bacteria ... Read more...

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Peculiar ’sex’ makes bacteria antibiotic resistant


June 12th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): The reason why some bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics can be attributed to their peculiar sex lives, according to a new study.Reported in the journal Science, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Better oral hygiene may help reduce pregnancy complications


March 31st, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Expecting mothers could reduce the risk of complications in their pregnancies and new-born babies by paying closer attention to oral hygiene, scientist have suggested.Bacteria from a mother's mouth ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stomach ulcer bug may be behind bad breath


November 24th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that bacteria, which cause stomach ulcers and cancer, may be behind bad breath.Scientists, for the first time, have found that Helicobacter pylori ... Read more...

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Womens hands carry more diverse bacteria than mens


November 4th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder have found that human hands harbor far higher numbers of bacteria species than previously believed, and that womens palms ... Read more...

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Microbial life moves in as soon as glacier ice retreats in mountains


September 9th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): A University of Colorado at Boulder team working at 16,400 feet in the Peruvian Andes has discovered how barren soils uncovered by retreating glacier ice can swiftly ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers test to dramatically reduce deadly disease diagnosis time


August 22nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher at Kansas State University has developed a rapid test that can significantly reduce the time taken for diagnosing dangerous diseases in the lab, and ... Read more...

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