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News about bacteria

New antibiotic potentially big in fighting drug-resistant bacteria
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:12:43 +0200
Scientists have discovered a new antibiotic that is highly effective against bacteria resistant to known antimicrobials, which was found in a soil sample taken in Italy. Named “pseudouridimycin,” or PUM, the new antibiotic is produced by a...
© The Punch
Some vaginal bacteria may weaken anti-HIV gel – study
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:15:00 +0200
Some kinds of vaginal bacteria may interfere with a gel meant to curb the risk of contracting HIV, which infects more than one million women worldwide each year, researchers said Thursday. The findings in the journal Science were based on a 2010 study...
© The Punch
The dirty secret of Toronto’s bacteria-laced harbour
Wed, 10 May 2017 13:00:00 +0200
While the city tests for E. coli at Toronto’s beaches, a few kilometres away, in the city’s inner harbour — home to boating clubs, windsurfers and paddleboarders — elevated E. coli levels are considered so common, no government agency is even...
© The Star
CDC links contagious bacteria to mysterious, deadly meningitis outbreak in Liberia
Tue, 09 May 2017 03:04:42 +0200
U.S. health officials say a contagious bacterial infection appears to be the cause of at least some cases in a mysterious outbreak in Liberia in West Africa. The bacteria can cause dangerous meningitis brain infections and blood infections. It is spread...
© Japan Times
WHO lists bacteria that need new antibiotics to treat
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 20:05:52 +0100
The World Health Organisation has published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” – a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The list was drawn up in a bid to guide...
© The Punch
Adding friendly bacteria to skin lotion wards off bad germs, tests show
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:42:13 +0100
Bacteria live on everyone’s skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward off their disease-causing cousins. Now scientists are mixing the good bugs into lotions in hopes of spreading protection. In one early...
© Japan Times
Whale who killed SeaWorld trainer died from bacterial pneumonia
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 17:50:59 +0100
Tilikum, the notorious Orca who dragged and killed an Orlando SeaWorld trainer underwater in 2010, reportedly died from bacterial pneumonia.
© NY Daily News
Used bras, pants can cause bacterial infections – Doctor
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:01:40 +0100
A dermatologist, Dr Ayoola Adeyemi,  has warned against the use of fairly used bras and pants, saying it could cause bacterial infections. The doctor noted that since the health status of the initial user could not be verified, it would be advisable...
© The Punch
China lowers use of antibacterial drugs
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 08:23:00 +0100
ANTIBACTERIAL utilization has decreased in the last five years in China, according to a health report. The use of antibacterial drugs for inpatients decreased to 39.1 percent in 2015 from 67.3 percent
© Shanghai Daily
Leprosy bacteria found in British isles red squirrels
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:54:31 +0100
Some red squirrels in Britain and Ireland are infected with the bacteria that causes leprosy in humans, though the risk of transmission to people is low, researchers said Thursday. Still, scientists were surprised to uncover signs of the infectious disease...
© Japan Times
Man’s death by bacteria ‘like something out of a horror movie’
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:33:06 +0200
A Maryland woman hopes to bring awareness after her husband contracted a flesh-eating bacteria — and died four days later.
© NY Daily News
City scientists build heat engines from bacteria
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 16:44:53 +0200
Can the omnipresent bacteria work for us or run nano machines? Yes, say scientists from Bengaluru, who built the world's first micro heat engine using a bacterial colony. The micro heat engine does not follow the 200-year-old principles of regular heat...
© Deccan Herald
F.D.A. Bans Sale of Many Antibacterial Soaps, Saying Risks Outweigh Benefits
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 22:24:56 +0200
The agency said manufacturers had failed to prove the products were safe to use over the long term or more effective than using ordinary soap and water.
© The New York Times
Virginia man contracts flesh-eating bacteria after cutting feet
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:28:27 +0200
A day at the beach turned almost turned into a nightmare.
© NY Daily News
'Super bacteria' found in Rio waters
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 21:00:00 +0200
A hazardous drug-resistant bacteria has been detected in Guanabara Bay, which is set to host Olympic sailing competitions.
© Cape Times

Most read news about bacteria:

Fast food kills good gut bacteria
Sun, 10 May 2015 10:36:00 +0200
A diet rich in fast food kills essential bugs that help to keep us thin, researchers have warned.
© The Australian
NE China finds excessive levels of coliform bacteria in imported food
Tue, 05 May 2015 06:21:00 +0200
Fifty boxes of roasted seaweed imported from the Republic of Korea to northeast China's Jilin Province were found containing excessive levels of coliform bacteria, local authorities said Tuesday. According
© Shanghai Daily
Ore. woman gets infected with flesh-eating bacteria after falling off bike (VIDEO)
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:43:19 +0200
Kylie Marble, 21, almost lost one of her legs to the vicious bacteria that spread throughout her body following the seemingly small accident on June 15.
© NY Daily News
Ore. woman gets infected with flesh-eating bacteria after falling off bike (VIDEO)
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:43:19 +0200
Kylie Marble, 21, almost lost one of her legs to the vicious bacteria that spread throughout her body following the seemingly small accident on June 15.
© NY Daily News
Scientists produce propane fuel from gut bacteria
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:56:27 +0200
Driven by the quest for an abundant, nonpolluting alternative to fossil fuel, scientists have developed a method to produce propane using sugar and the gut bacteria E. coli. Though still far from being commercially viable, the inventors of the process...
© Japan Times
Scientists produce propane fuel from gut bacteria
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:56:27 +0200
Driven by the quest for an abundant, nonpolluting alternative to fossil fuel, scientists have developed a method to produce propane using sugar and the gut bacteria E. coli. Though still far from being commercially viable, the inventors of the process...
© Japan Times
Pennsylvania among states hardest hit by drug-resistant Shigella bacteria
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 07:34:41 +0200
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© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Excess bacteria found in barrels of drinking water
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:00:00 +0100
Barreled water from several drinking water companies, including major producers Wahaha, Robust and C’estbon, has been found to contain excess bacteria in tests carried out by China’s top food safety w
© Shanghai Daily
Injecting bacteria shrinks tumors in experiment
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:42:29 +0200
Common soil bacteria that were injected into solid cancers in dogs and one human shrank many of the tumors, scientists reported on Wednesday. The preliminary findings offer hope that the experimental treatment could turn out to be more effective than...
© Japan Times
Injecting bacteria shrinks tumors in experiment
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:42:29 +0200
Common soil bacteria that were injected into solid cancers in dogs and one human shrank many of the tumors, scientists reported on Wednesday. The preliminary findings offer hope that the experimental treatment could turn out to be more effective than...
© Japan Times
Wood-aged cheese: How science slices the debate over bacteria
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0200
So what's the big stink over wood-aged cheese anyway? Is it deadly or just delicious?
© LA Times
Wood-aged cheese: How science slices the debate over bacteria
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0200
So what's the big stink over wood-aged cheese anyway? Is it deadly or just delicious?
© LA Times
Scientists add new letters to bacteria's genetic 'alphabet'
Wed, 07 May 2014 21:27:00 +0200
For possibly billions of years, the DNA blueprints for life on Earth have been written with just four genetic "letters" -- A, T, G and C. On Wednesday, scientists announced that that they added two more. In a paper published in the journal Nature, bio-engineers...
© LA Times
Annual young scientist event to include study of bacterial counts in holy water fonts
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 02:00:00 +0100
Young scientists set for serious fun and rivalry
© The Irish Times
Record bacterial variety found in isolated tribe, boosting theory that modern life strips us of helpful germs
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 06:13:08 +0200
In a remote part of the Venezuelan Amazon, scientists have discovered that members of a village isolated from the modern world have the most diverse colonies of bacteria ever reported living in and on the human body. The micro-biome — the trillions...
© Japan Times
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