Tag : Microbiology

Gastroenterology

Discovery in C. difficile biology opens new window to developing treatments for dangerous infections

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A process called sporulation that helps the dangerous bacterium Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) to survive inhospitable conditions and spread is regulated by epigenetics, factors that...
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'Dysbiosis' promotes the onset of colorectal cancer

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The gastroenterology team at Henri-Mondor AP-HP Hospital and University Paris-Est Créteil, led by Professor Iradj Sobhani, together with teams from Inserm and the Institut Pasteur...
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CSU awarded $1.2 million subcontract to accelerate tuberculosis vaccine development

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A team of researchers in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology at Colorado State University aim to advance what is known about the complex...
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Study shows potential of phage therapy to treat alcoholic liver disease

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Bacteriophages (phages) are viruses that specifically destroy bacteria. In the early 20th century, researchers experimented with phages as a potential method for treating bacterial infections....
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New treatment shows promise to reverse celiac disease

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Results of a new phase 2 clinical trial using technology developed at Northwestern Medicine show it is possible to induce immune tolerance to gluten in...
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New NIH program aims to improve lives for people with inherited blood and immune diseases

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People with inherited diseases of the blood and immune system can now receive treatment at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center through a new,...
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Stanford-UCSF researchers report new cure for common cold in human cells and mice

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Temporarily disabling a single protein inside our cells might be able to protect us from the common cold and other viral diseases, according to a...

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