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Detecting and Diagnosing a Candida Yeast Infection
Science & Tech  (tags: infection, heritage, technology )

Cecil
- 682 days ago - greenheritagenews.com
Deborah Dera -- Candida albicans, aka yeast, grows naturally within the body.
Out of This World: New Study Investigates Infection of Human Cells in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: Study, Infection, Human Cells, Space, spaceflight )

Leslie
- 1560 days ago - sciencedaily.com
In a first-of-its-kind experiment, the unique conditions of spaceflight will be used to examine how cells remain healthy or succumb to disease, particularly in the face of stress or damage.
Hospital Superbugs Now In Nursing Homes And Community
Science & Tech  (tags: infection, superinfection, reland, nosocomial, drugresistant )

Gregory
- 2418 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Now these hospital superbug strains have spread to nursing homes and into the community in Ireland, raising fears of wider antibiotic resistance, scientists heard 28 November 2007at the Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2007.
Mutation Fired Outbreak of Deadly Tropical Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA mutation, gene, virus, Chikungunya virus, tropical disease, mosquitoes, humans, infection )

Eduardo
- 2430 days ago - sciencenow.sciencemag.org
A simple change in the genetic sequence of the chikungunya virus may have triggered a massive outbreak of the deadly tropical disease on an island in the Indian Ocean. The mutation made it easier for the virus to reproduce inside the mosquitoes.
Health Fears Grow Over Deadly Superbug Infecting 32 Farms
Science & Tech  (tags: superbug, E. coli, food poisoning, meat, milk, humans, infection )

Eduardo
- 2441 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A superbug which kills hundreds of patients a year has been found on 32 farms, it emerged yesterday. The discovery raises fears that the infection is spreading to the human population through meat and milk.
Parasites: Beat Them or Join Them?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, parasites, immune system, rodents, infection, malaria )

Eduardo
- 2444 days ago - sciencenow.sciencemag.org
When a parasite, virus, or other pathogen attacks, animals typically fight back with their immune system. But a new study of rodents infected with malaria shows that animals have another option: They can evolve to live with their invaders.
Viral 'Species Jumping' Process Identified
Science & Tech  (tags: virus, receptor, protein, binding, host, species jumps, infection )

Eduardo
- 2448 days ago - postchronicle.com
The virus needs to bind to a specific receptor on cells in the host in order to infect it, but the sequences of receptors vary between species. Two key parts of a receptor protein specifically involved in receptor recognition evolved during the host jumps
Doctors Lose Their White Coats in Fight Against Superbugs
Science & Tech  (tags: negligence, lies, health, MSRA, infection, environment, health, humans, interesting, medicine, safety, study )

Barb
- 2491 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The long-sleeved white coat of doctors is set to go in the latest attack on hospital superbugs...
   

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