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Not all Bacterial Infections are Created Equal - American Council on Science and Health



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Not all Bacterial Infections are Created Equal 
American Council on Science and Health
Three people can have a Strep infection caused by the same strain of Strep. Person A could have no symptoms. Person B could be laid up in bed for a week with Strep throat. And, person C could end up in the ICU. How? When studying "host-pathogen ...

 


Cystic fibrosis bacterial burden begins during first years of life ... - Science Daily



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Cystic fibrosis bacterial burden begins during first years of life ... 
Science Daily
Cystic fibrosis shortens life by making the lungs prone to repeated bacterial infections and inflammation. Researchers have now shown for the first time that the lungs' bacterial population changes in the first few years of life as respiratory ...

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Stanford-led team discovers new cellulose that could have applications from energy to medicine - Stanford University News



Stanford-led team discovers new cellulose that could have applications from energy to medicine 
Stanford University News
Now, Stanford scientists have found a new type of cellulose in bacteria with properties that could make it an improvement over traditional cellulose for fuels and other materials, or for better understanding and treating bacterial infections. They ...

 


Rhinovirus affects bacterial infection risk as infants age - Healio - Healio



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Rhinovirus affects bacterial infection risk as infants age - Healio 
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Although human rhinovirus in febrile infants did not change the risk of bacterial infections in very young infants, it was a factor in the risk of invasive bacterial infection in infants aged 29 to 90 days, according to recently published research in ...
Detection of respiratory viruses in febrile infants suggests lower risk ... 2 Minute Medicine

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Bacterial biofilm cellulose found to differ from plant cellulose - Phys.Org



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Bacterial biofilm cellulose found to differ from plant cellulose 
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A team of researchers with members from the U.S., Germany and Sweden has discovered that the cellulose found in bacterial biofilms differs from the cellulose in plants. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes how they found ...

 


Viruses vs bacterial infections: how can you tell the difference? - South China Morning Post



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Viruses vs bacterial infections: how can you tell the difference? 
South China Morning Post
Have you ever been laid up in bed for days with a headache, sore throat, runny nose and bad cough that won't go away? These symptoms are all too familiar and common, but how do you know if they are caused by bacteria or a viral infection? Both viruses ...

 


Bacteria being used to fight hospital-acquired infections - Irish Examiner



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Bacteria being used to fight hospital-acquired infections 
Irish Examiner
The professor of microbial food safety in UCC's School of Microbiology said they are also isolating bacterial viruses from hospitals and developing them as antimicrobials. ?This is not a fight that has been abandoned because there is nothing we can do ...

 


An eNose is able to sniff out bacteria that cause soft tissue infections ... - Science Daily



An eNose is able to sniff out bacteria that cause soft tissue infections ... 
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A recent study has concluded that an electronic nose (eNose) can be used to identify the most common bacteria causing soft tissue infections.

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Preemptive Therapy For CMV Reactivation in HSCT - OncLive



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Preemptive Therapy For CMV Reactivation in HSCT 
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Cytopenia is predisposed to, as you mentioned, bacterial infections. So, bacteremia, fungal infections. And even more importantly, CMV has an immunomodulatory effect and creates a greater degree of immunosuppression. Patients may actually be more ...

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Novel PET tracer clearly identifies and tracks bacterial infection in ... - Science Daily



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Novel PET tracer clearly identifies and tracks bacterial infection in ... 
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Researchers have demonstrated that a new radiotracer, 2-18F-fluorodeoxysorbitol (18F-FDS), can identify and track bacterial infection in lungs better than current imaging methods and is able to differentiate bacterial infection from inflammation.

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