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Health News - Infectious Diseases/Bacteria/Viruses

Electronic nose sniffs out C. diff
Using a mass spectrometer, researchers detect the highly infectious bacteria C. diff and also identify particular strains from the unique chemical fingerprint. (Medical News Today)

Virologists reveal transmission rate of the MERS virus
The MERS coronavirus has caused disease outbreaks across the Arabian Peninsula and spread to Europe several times. (Medical News Today)

How Ebola blocks the immune system
Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have identified one way the Ebola virus dodges the body's antiviral defenses, providing important insight that could lead to new therapies... (Medical News Today)

New antibiotic synthesized
A fortuitous collaboration at Rice University has led to the total synthesis of a recently discovered natural antibiotic. (Medical News Today)

Asthma sufferers at risk from indoor mould
Damp and mould in homes could pose a significant health risk to people with asthma according to a new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. (Medical News Today)

In nature's antibiotic factory, small molecule acts as on-off switch
Scientists have identified the developmental on-off switch for Streptomyces, a group of soil microbes that produce more than two-thirds of the world's naturally derived antibiotic medicines. (Medical News Today)

Effective peer counseling programs needed for breastfeeding
The support of peer groups and clinicians is critical to the development of effective breastfeeding programs, according to recent University of Georgia research. (Medical News Today)

Breakthrough in RSV research
The New England Journal of Medicine has published research results from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally... (Medical News Today)

Promising results in mice from synthetic drug for Sudan strain of Ebola
Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and other institutions have developed a potential antibody therapy for Sudan ebolavirus (SUDV), one of the two most lethal... (Medical News Today)

Possible bacterial drivers of IBD identified
Yale University researchers have identified a handful of bacterial culprits that may drive inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, using patients' own... (Medical News Today)

Recently identified cell-cycle controls are targets for new drugs that fight infections by shutting down division
A cell is not a soap bubble that can simply pinch in two to reproduce. The ability to faithfully copy genetic material and distribute it equally to daughter cells is fundamental to all forms of life. (Medical News Today)

Home Microbiome Project announces results of study on household microbes
A person's home is their castle, and they populate it with their own subjects: millions and millions of bacteria. (Medical News Today)

Up to 3,000 times the bacterial growth found on hollow-head toothbrushes
Solid-head power toothbrushes retain less bacteria compared to hollow-head toothbrushes, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of... (Medical News Today)

Scientists develop 'electronic nose' for rapid detection of C-diff infection
A fast-sensitive "electronic-nose" for sniffing the highly infectious bacteria C-diff, that causes diarrhoea, temperature and stomach cramps, has been developed by a team at the University of... (Medical News Today)

Leading Ebola researcher at UTMB says there's an effective treatment for Ebola
A leading U.S. Ebola researcher from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has gone on record stating that a blend of three monoclonal antibodies can completely protect monkeys against... (Medical News Today)

Researcher finds income, education disparity in reasons for not vaccinating
Not all students returning to school this month will be up to date on their vaccinations. (Medical News Today)

Contaminated blood cultures can serve as diagnostic predictor for more targeted antibiotics
Some 30 percent of all positive hospital blood culture samples are discarded every day because they're "contaminated" - they reflect the presence of skin germs instead of specific disease-causing... (Medical News Today)

Respiratory infection controls being used for ebola patients are unnecessary and may contribute to public panic
Respiratory infection control measures - which have been adopted by most health agencies to deal with the Ebola epidemic in west Africa - are unnecessary, and may heighten panic and fear among the... (Medical News Today)

Ebola gene study traces origin of current outbreak
The genomes of Ebola currently raging in West Africa likely began with one leap to humans, and differ from genomes of previous outbreaks by over 300 mutations, says a new study. (Medical News Today)

Infant immunization rates 'are stable or increasing,' say CDC
Data from the 2013 National Immunization Survey shows that the 'vast majority' of parents are following vaccination recommendations for their infant children. (Medical News Today)

Artificial virus improves delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals
Researchers from Wageningen UR, together with colleagues from the University of Leiden, Eindhoven University of Technology and Radboud University Nijmegen, have successfully developed an artificial... (Medical News Today)

Some future Ebola outbreaks may be contained by potential therapy for the Sudan Ebola strain
Ebola is a rare, but deadly disease that exists as five strains, none of which have approved therapies. One of the most lethal strains is the Sudan ebolavirus (SUDV). (Medical News Today)

From bite site to brain: how rabies virus hijacks and speeds up transport in nerve cells
Rabies (and rabies virus, its causative agent) is usually transmitted through the bite of an infected animal into muscle tissue of the new host. (Medical News Today)

Breaking bacterial biofilm layer could resolve serious skin infections and save lives
Like a protective tent over a colony of harmful bacteria, biofilms make the treatment of skin infections especially difficult. (Medical News Today)

Saving children's lives by expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination in Africa
Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination from 12 to 15 months could have potentially large effects on coverage in Africa, according to a new report published by Princeton University's... (Medical News Today)

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