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Listeria-Cantaloupe death toll is more than 20


October 10th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US authorities are investigating the latest outbreak of listeria in the country that has already claimed the lives 21 people. The outbreak which is linked to cantaloupe ... Read more...

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New antibiotic to treat adulterated food


August 7th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Lantibiotics, a class of antibiotics discovered by an American scientist, could help treat contaminated food.Produced by a harmless bacteria, lantibiotics could help kill harmful bugs like ... Read more...

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Nine in 10 home dishcloths in UK harbour dangerous stomach bugs


March 31st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A UK government survey has found that nine in ten home dishcloths harbour dangerous levels of stomach bugs.Research by environmental health officers suggests that people are more at ... Read more...

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New dishware sanitizers ‘more effective at killing harmful bacteria’


January 26th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Ohio State University researchers tested two new dishware sanitizers, and found them to be more effective at removing bacteria from restaurant dishes than traditional sanitizers.Melvin Pascall, co-author of ... Read more...

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How protein ‘assassin’ kills rogue cells in our bodies


November 1st, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A new study has discovered how a protein 'assassin' called perforin punches holes in, and kills, rogue cells in our bodies."Perforin is our body's weapon of cleansing and ... Read more...

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Oregano, garlic essential oils can be effective barriers against E. coli


September 6th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Essential oils from common spices like oregano, allspice and garlic can act as a natural barrier against bacteria like E-Coli, Salmonella and Listeria, according to a new US ... Read more...

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Mango seeds may help kill deadly food bacteria


August 14th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): A University of Alberta food researcher has found a way to turn the throwaway kernels in mangos into a natural food preservative that could protect against Listeriosis bacteria.Christina ... Read more...

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Researchers capture live images of how bacteria infect host


July 28th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Researchers have developed a technique to capture live images of how bacteria infect their host. While most studies of bacterial infection are done after the death of the infected ... Read more...

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Scientists film bacteria as they infect fruit fly embryos


July 28th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Bath and University of Exeter have come up with a novel technique to make movies of bacteria infecting their living hosts.The researchers claim ... Read more...

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Freedom from lice may have paved way for modern allergies


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): A new study from University of Nottingham has revealed that louse infestation can dampen mammalian immune reactions.The finding means that the epidemic of allergic disorders in modern, urban ... Read more...

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Louse infestation can dampen immune system


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): A new study from University of Nottingham has revealed that louse infestation can dampen mammalian immune reactions.In the study conducted on wild wood mice, Janette Bradley and her ... Read more...

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New TB vaccine enters clinical trial in Germany


September 12th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): A promising live vaccine against tuberculosis has begun safety testing on volunteers in the first phase of clinical trials in Neuss, Germany.The vaccine called VPM1002 has proved ... Read more...

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Titanium work surfaces can reduce food poisoning cases


September 10th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Food factory work surfaces coated in titanium are better than those of stainless steel, for they can cut the number of food poisoning cases every year, a ... Read more...

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A chunk of feta cheese can help combat food poisoning


April 3rd, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Holidaymakers in the Mediterranean could have an easy and handy treatment for traveller's tummy, for a new study has found that eating Feta cheese made from raw ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher’s life-saving test kit may identify food bugs in just 5 hrs


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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