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Listeria risk prompts Meijer to recall produce in six U.S. states

Added: 22.10.2017 19:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

Retailer Meijer Inc said it was recalling packaged vegetables in six U.S. states due to possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause fatal food poisoning in young children, pregnant women and elderly or frail people.


A Look A The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Added: 21.10.2017 22:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper healthcare, and bacteria in the water has exposed many people to disease.


2nd bacteria ID'd in mass food poisoning linked to jambalaya fundraiser

Added: 21.10.2017 6:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

As of Friday, 125 cases of a gastrointestinal illness were confirmed, with 37 people hospitalized.


Atypical pneumonia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Added: 21.10.2017 4:19 | 6 views | 0 comments

Learn about the bacteria most commonly responsible for atypical pneumonia, as well as how it spreads and how to prevent infection.

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Half of all seniors who went to doctor for common cold prescribed unnecessary antibiotics

Added: 21.10.2017 4:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nearly one in two seniors in Ontario who visited a family doctor for a non-bacterial infection received an unnecessary antibiotic prescription, according to a new study from the Institute for...

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Plan to slash farm antibiotic use may stop spread of resistance

Added: 21.10.2017 3:47 | 2 views | 0 comments

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is rising, but a plan to change farming practices and eat less meat could cut use of the drugs and keep them working for us

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Infected eczema: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention

Added: 21.10.2017 3:34 | 4 views | 0 comments

Eczema can be infected by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. In this article, we look at how to reduce the risk of this potentially painful infection.

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How the smallest bacterial pathogens outwit host immune defenses by stealth mechanisms

Added: 20.10.2017 21:55 | 6 views | 0 comments

Despite their relatively small genome, mycoplasmas can cause persistent and difficult-to-treat infections in humans and animals. A study has shown how mycoplasmas escape the immune response. Mycoplasmas 'mask' themselves: They use their small genome in a clever way and compensate for the loss of an enzyme that is important for this process. This could be shown for the first time in vivo, thus representing a breakthrough in the research of bacterial pathogens.

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