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KU Leuven researchers identify new rapid response mechanism ... - News-Medical.net



KU Leuven researchers identify new rapid response mechanism ... 
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When bacteria enter our body, they kick-start a powerful immune response. But this chain of reactions doesn't fully account for our immediate responses.

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Bacterial Infections the Latest Health Issue to Hit Puerto Rico - Healthline



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Bacterial Infections the Latest Health Issue to Hit Puerto Rico 
Healthline
Bacterial Infections the Latest Health Issue to Hit Puerto Rico. Written by Gigen Mammoser on October 16, 2017. The hurricane-ravaged island is struggling with a variety of health problems caused by contaminated water, power outages, and a lack of ...

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The 'superantibiotics' that could save us from bacteria apocalypse - The Guardian



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The 'superantibiotics' that could save us from bacteria apocalypse 
The Guardian
Warnings about an impending post-antibiotic apocalypse have, over the last five years, grown increasingly stark, with estimates placing the annual number of mortalities from antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections at 700,000 worldwide, a number that ...

 


This wound dressing changes color when bacterial infections present - Becker's Hospital Review



This wound dressing changes color when bacterial infections present 
Becker's Hospital Review
GelDerm is a pH-sensitive wound dressing that changes color in the presence of bacteria. Once applied to the wound, the bandage automatically releases antibiotics to sterilize the area. Researchers hope to create a more advanced version of GelDerm that ...

 


Is the Indian government doing enough to tackle the sale of unapproved antibiotics? - The Independent



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Is the Indian government doing enough to tackle the sale of unapproved antibiotics? 
The Independent
This year, the WHO made a major revision to its list of essential medicines, classifying antibiotics into three categories with recommendations on when each category should be used in common bacterial infections (such as chest or kidney infections, and ...

 


Ampliphi phage therapy treatment for bacterial infections, explained ... - Markets Insider



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Ampliphi phage therapy treatment for bacterial infections, explained ... 
Markets Insider
Bacteriophages could help combat antibiotic resistance, the phenomenon in which bacteria stop responding to certain antibiotics.

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New label will allow physicians to pinpoint location of bacterial infections - Scope (blog)



Scope (blog)
 
New label will allow physicians to pinpoint location of bacterial infections 
Scope (blog)
Doctors desperately need new tools to combat bacterial infections ? battling bacteria that have developed resistance to existing antibiotics is particularly problematic. Part of the challenge with severe infections is identifying the location of the ...

 


Are Blood Cell Counts Accurate in Identifying Bacterial Infections in Babies? - Medical News Bulletin



Medical News Bulletin
 
Are Blood Cell Counts Accurate in Identifying Bacterial Infections in Babies? 
Medical News Bulletin
Babies with fevers are often seen in hospital emergency departments to check whether they have serious bacterial infections such as urinary tract infection, bacteremia (blood infection), or bacterial meningitis (infection of the membranes around the ...

 


Fresh funding for biotech firms - TheFishSite.com (blog)



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Fresh funding for biotech firms 
TheFishSite.com (blog)
Proteon is transforming phages found in nature into commercial-grade products that target bacterial infections in a way that doesn't create resistance.? ?Breeding technology is a new value stream for us,? they continued. ?By improving the selective ...
Aqua-Spark invests in fish farming technologies IntraFish

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Novel PET tracer identifies most bacterial infections | EurekAlert ... - EurekAlert (press release)



EurekAlert (press release)
 
Novel PET tracer identifies most bacterial infections | EurekAlert ... 
EurekAlert (press release)
Stanford University medical scientists have developed a novel imaging agent that could be used to identify most bacterial infections. The study is the featured ...

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