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Strain Of Probiotic May Help Treat Ulcers Caused By Helicobacter Pylori

A strain of probiotic bacteria that may help treat ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori has been identified by Spanish scientists, according to an article published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Helicobacter pylori, often referred to a H. pylori causes ulcers in the stomach and g... Read More

TWiV 122: More fun than a monkey full of viruses

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Hosts:Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Read More

TWiV 122 Letters

Luke writes:


Hello TWiV hosts,


I'm currently working as a technician in the biochemistry and molecular biophysics department at Columbia, having just received my BA from here in the Spring. First of all, I'd like to join the chorus of praises ... Read More

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 31 - Bacterial Biofertilizer

This episode: Bacteria as fertilizer!


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FDA greenlights test for "cruise ship" virus

The Food and Drug Administration today announced that it was allowing widespread marketing for a new test to detect norovirus, which has been responsible for a number of gastointestinal illness outbreaks in the Boston area in recent years.

The test called Ridascreen Norovirus 3rd Generation E... Read More

Virus Not Culprit in Pulmonary Fibrosis Flares

The cause of exacerbations of a progressive and uniformly fatal lung disease remains a mystery.

But in most cases, acute worsening of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis does not appear to result from a viral infection, according to Harold Collard, MD, of the University of California San Francisco,... Read More

Statins Might Help HIV Patients, Study Suggests

Preliminary research suggests that statins restrain the immune systems of HIV patients and may stave off progression of the AIDS-causing virus.

Although it's too soon to recommend the drug for this purpose, the findings of this small study raise the possibility that "there might be drugs that... Read More

Chemical Compounds in Trees Can Fight Deadly Staph Infections in Humans

Most people would never suspect that a "trash tree," one with little economic value and often removed by farmers due to its ability to destroy farmland, could be the key to fighting a deadly bacterium. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found an antibiotic in the Eastern Red Cedar tree... Read More

Taking a shot, to be sure

Their mothers had assured them they’d been vaccinated as children. Some even had the blood work to prove it. One woman had gotten a booster shot just a few years back, when she’d traveled abroad during college.

Still they came yesterday — roughly 125 in all — to roll up their sleeves and, wit... Read More

El podcast del Microbio Nº164 and 165. Lotka and Volterra



























El podcast del Microbio Nº 164 and 165 are dedicated to the history of the development of the Lotka-Volterra model. El podc... Read More

Submit a Nomination Today for the 2011 PAHO/PAHEF Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health

Now is the time to help colleagues who are performing outstanding public health work in the Americas receive the recognition they deserve. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 PAHO/PAHEF Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health at www.pahef.org/awards.

Deadline: May 1... Read More

Artificial intestine helps fight bad gut bacteria

Cornell professor John March is attempting to transform bacteria in our gut into disease-fighting machines. Now, thanks to two members of his research team, he has a powerful new tool to help him do so: an artificial intestine.

The 3-D hydrogel scaffolds developed by graduate student Jiajie Y... Read More

Mystery Lifts in Plague Death

An undiagnosed genetic disease appears to have been the critical factor in the 2009 death of a University of Chicago researcher from plague, investigators have concluded.

The 60-year-old man, Malcolm Casadaban, PhD, had been working with an attenuated strain of Yersinia pestis, the plague bac... Read More

Transgenic Fungi May Be Able to Combat Malaria and Other Bug-Borne Diseases

New findings by a University of Maryland-led team of scientists indicate that a genetically engineered fungus carrying genes for a human anti-malarial antibody or a scorpion anti-malarial toxin could be a highly effective, specific and environmentally friendly tool for combating malaria, at a ti... Read More

Moss: The Breakfast of Champions

It's not just carbon dioxide that feeds a forest. Trees also depend on nitrogen to grow. And the best buffet of nitrogen comes from moss-loving bacteria. But to get a really nutritious growth of bacteria going, the moss needs to age.

Bacteria, called cyanobacteria, that grow on centuries-old ... Read More

Researcher's Death from Plague Prompts CDC Warning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding laboratory workers to be diligent about wearing protective gear, after it found that an Illinois researcher died in 2009 from exposure to plague-causing bacteria.

The 60-year-old researcher, a university employee, had been working wi... Read More

Researchers Describe the Pump That Bacteria Use to Resist Antibiotics

A research team led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory has identified and described two parts of the three-part system that pumps toxins from bacteria and allows them to resist antibiotics. The discoveries are published in the Feb. 24 issue of the journal Nature.

Th... Read More

Bacteria on Farms May Protect Against Asthma

New research lends support to the idea that exposure to a wide range of microbes explains why farm kids have lower asthma rates than city kids.

School-aged children in the studies who lived on farms were about 30% to 50% less likely to have asthma than non-farm children who lived nearby.

F... Read More

Mundo de los Microbios - Episodio 81

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Nuestro invitado para el episodio de esta semana en la Radio El Mundo de los Microbios es el Dr. Paul Ba... Read More

"The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown" (.PDF article)

Here's a not-so-savory news flash: There are more bacterial cells living in our bodies than human cells. Researchers are learning how the balance of these bugs affects our health, but reaping the benefits of bacteria is not quite as simple as eating probiotic yogurt. That's the gist of "The Good... Read More
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