Monthly Archives: August 2016

Researchers identify multidrug-resistant E. coli bacteria from New Jersey patient

New Jersey researchers have identified what is believed to be the first strain of Escherichia coli bacteria from a patient in the United States that harbored two mobile genes making it resistant to… …read more

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Towards better treatment of cystitis

Every year, millions of people are treated for cystitis, but despite its prevalence, the disease is still a scientific mystery. …read more

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Is a trend for pink chicken livers making us sick?

People are being warned to take the current trend for ‘pink’ chicken liver recipes with a pinch of salt. …read more

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Study may explain why people with type O blood more likely to die of cholera

People with blood type O often get more severely ill from cholera than people of other blood types. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may explain why. …read more

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Deadly strep infection in infants could be prevented with breast milk sugars

Naturally occurring sugars present in some women’s breast milk have the potential to prevent group B streptococcus infection in babies, researchers find. …read more

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