Bacteria

Study Reveals Which Parts Of Your Diet May Be Fueling Inflammation

Your diet exerts considerable influence over your health, and that’s partly due to its effect on gut bacteria. The foods you regularly eat have a distinct impact on your gut microbiome, which is easily influenced by things like whether you get...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diet, Microbiome

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Reliably Measuring Oxygen Deficiency In Rivers Or Lakes

Wastewater carries large quantities of organic substances into the rivers and lakes, leading to heavy growth of bacteria and oxygen deficiency. Measurement methods have so far been incapable of measuring this organic pollution precisely. A new...

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Good Dental Health May Help Prevent Heart Infection From Mouth Bacteria

Good oral hygiene and regular dental care are the most important ways to reduce risk of a heart infection called infective endocarditis caused by bacteria in the mouth. There are four categories of heart patients considered to be at highest risk for...

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Alert Over Shortage Of new Drugs For ‘world’s Most Dangerous Bacteria’  

A lack of new treatments for common infecti ons has left people dangerously exposed to the “world’s most dangerous bacteria”, the UN health agency said on Thursday. 

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Disrupted Movement Makes Macrophages More Lethal To Tuberculosis Bacteria

Macrophages—the front line of our immune system—protect us from infections. But in the case of the tuberculosis bacteria, this often goes wrong. The group of Annemarie Meijer from the Leiden Institute of Biology has now discovered that...
Related topics: Tuberculosis, Medical Research

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Research Shows Links Between Gum Disease And Alzheimer's

WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- Don't forget to floss: New research adds to evidence linking gum disease with Alzheimer's disease. The mouth is home to both harmful bacteria that promote inflammation and healthy, protective bacteria, the study...
Related topics: Medical Research, Alzheimer's Disease

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Bacteria Use Enzymes To Defuse The Immune System

These enzymes are of use to bacteria in two very different ways: to obtain food and to protect them from your body's immune system. Dr. Fatemeh Askarian at NMBU has discovered that these enzymes promote the ability of multi-drug resistance bacteria...
Related topics: Enzymes, Medical Research

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Bacteria Breaking Down Mountains: Bioleaching To Extract Ores With Less Pollution

How do you break down kilometers of rock to get the metals within? You go small. Bacteria-level small.

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Inside The Protein Channel That Keeps Bacteria Alive

Almost all bacteria rely on the same emergency valves—protein channels that pop open under pressure, releasing a deluge of cell contents. It is a last-ditch effort, a failsafe that prevents bacteria from exploding and dying when stretched to the...
Related topics: Proteins

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Inside The Protein Channel That Keeps Bacteria Alive

A novel method for studying how one crucial membrane protein functions may pave the way for a new kind of broad-spectrum antibiotic.
Related topics: Proteins, Antibiotics

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Alzheimer's And Oral Bacteria; Covid Brain Fog And Video Games; Three Ms Subtypes

(MedPage Today) -- Subgingival periodontal dysbiosis was linked to markers of amyloid beta, but not tau, in cognitively normal older adults. (Alzheimer's and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Disease Monitoring) Imaging studies showed neural...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Health Videos, Dementia

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Imbalance In Gum Bacteria Linked To Alzheimer's Disease Biomarker

Older adults with more harmful than healthy bacteria in their gums are more likely to have evidence for amyloid beta -- a key biomarker for Alzheimer's disease -- in their cerebrospinal fluid, according to new research. However, this imbalance in...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Medical Research

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A Tummy Invader: This Bacterial Molecule May Be Key To Fighting Stomach Cancer

Researchers found that H. pylori bacterial strains with low expression of a small RNA molecule called HPnc4160 are more likely to adapt to living in the human stomach. Gastric cancer patients have lower levels of HPnc4160, as well as higher levels...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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Researchers Developing Probiotic Yogurt-based Drugs

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have for the first time identified new drug candidates based on molecules isolated from probiotic Kefir yogurt for combating pathogenic bacteria and treating various inflammatory conditions,...
Related topics: Medical Research

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A Sulfosugar From Green Vegetables Promotes The Growth Of Important Gut Bacteria

A team of scientists has analyzed how microbes in the gut process the plant-based, sulfur-containing sugar sulfoquinovose. Their study discovered that specialized bacteria cooperate in the utilization of the sulfosugar, producing hydrogen sulfide....
Related topics: Medical Research

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Your Water Bottle Is Gross. This Cap Can Help Fix That.

TL;DR: Ensure your water bottle stays bacteria-free with the KLEAR self-cleaning UV-C cap and water bottle, on sale for $49.99 as of April 8. Congrats! You’re helping to save the planet by drinking from a reusable bottle. But did you know you...

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Fund Coronavirus Research, Not A Climate Change Musical

I’ve been a science nerd almost all my life. In graduate school, I was the co-discoverer of a bacterial enzyme essential to DNA replication and of a key enzyme in the influenza virus. I have written more than a thousand articles concerned with...
Related topics: Medical Research, Enzymes, DNA, Genetics, Influenza (Flu), Virus, Virology

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Researchers Want To Harness Bacteria-produced Tailocins For Science

Researchers led by a team from Berkeley Lab want to harness bacteria-produced nanomachines to help fight bad cells inside the human body. The nanomachines are called tailocins and are described as strong protein nanomachines made by bacteria. The...
Related topics: Medical Research, Proteins

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Gut Bacteria 'talk' To Horse's Cells To Improve Their Athletic Performance

A horse's gut microbiome communicates with its host by sending chemical signals to its cells, which has the effect of helping the horse to extend its energy output, finds a new study published in Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. This exciting...
Related topics: Microbiome, Medical Research

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A Bacterial Toxin That Acts As A Mediator Rather Than A Killer

Traditionally, bacterial toxins have been seen as killers of target cells. But is there more than meets the eye? Umeå University Professor Teresa Frisan and her team have discovered that toxin-host interactions are more complex and that bacterial...
Related topics: Medical Research

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