Tag Archives: infection

Bioengineered Viruses Used to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Infection

May 10th, 2019 Editors Genetics, Medicine, Public Health, Surgery Scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have achieved a world’s first of beating a bacterial infection using an engineered virus. This was done in a 15-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis who had a severe case of Mycobacterium. The girl received a double lung transplant, but… Read More »

Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection

A study finds that certain pain relievers may promote Clostridium difficile infection. The results may help improve the management of the condition and its symptoms. Clostridium difficile infection is relatively common and can be serious. Clostridium difficile, also called C. difficile or C. diff, is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon. This health… Read More »

Wyoming resident has rare, drug-resistant infection, department of health says

The Wyoming resident is reportedly responding to treatment and doing well. (iStock) A Laramie County, Wyoming resident has a rare, antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection, the state department of health said Wednesday. The patient, who has not been identified, is receiving treatment at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. An organism known as an Enterobacteriaceae is infecting the patient,… Read More »

Can Fruit Juices Help Combat Urinary Tract Infection? Read On To Find Out

Time and time again, science has proven that drinking freshly squeezed fruit juices…. Time and time again, science has proven that drinking freshly squeezed fruit juices on a regular basis can be beneficial to your health. Fruits are rich in minerals, vitamins and antioxidants which are essential to maintain a healthy body. Also, several Kansas… Read More »