Bacteria

Overall balance of bacteria on skin may be key factor for acne development
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Researchers, led by Dr Huiying Li, an associate professor of molecular and medical pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, used over-the-counter pore cleansing strips to obtain skin follicle samples from 72 individuals: 38 with acne and 34 who didn’t have the disease.

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Mesoporous material can inhibit growth of bacteria linked to acne and hospital acquired infections
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The mesoporous material Upsalite is shown to inhibit growth of bacteria associated with acne and hospital acquired infections.

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Urinary tract infection: How bacteria nestle in
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Many women have already experienced how painful a bladder infection can be: a burning pain during urination and a constant urge to urinate are the typical symptoms. The main cause of recurrent urinary tract infections is a bacterium found in the normal …

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Health Matters: Same bacteria associated with UTIs, kidney infections
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A: The same bacteria that cause lower urinary tract infections also are associated with infections of the kidney, called pyelonephritis. These include E. coli and klebsiella. Pyelonephritis can start with similar symptoms as well. The painful, frequent …

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Urinary Tract Infection Device: New Microchip Detects Harmful Bacteria Faster …
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Urinary tract infections (UTI) are more annoying than they are harmful, yet in some cases, untreated infections can lead to more serious health problems like sepsis. Perhaps if there were a technology that could detect the bacteria that causes UTI, the …

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Bladder cells regurgitate bacteria to prevent urinary tract infections
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UTIs are the second most common type of infection in the body, accounting for about 8.1 million doctor visits annually, the majority of which occur in women, according to the National Institutes of Health. Bacterial infections are the most common cause …

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Maple syrup helps antibiotics defeat bacteria
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They then tested the extract on a number of infection-causing bacteria such as Escherichia coli and Proteus mirabilis – a common cause of urinary tract infection. On its own, the maple syrup extract was mildly effective against the infection-causing …

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Bacteria from gut and urinary tract infections may curb RA risk
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Recent gut and urinary tract infections may curb the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggests research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. One possible explanation could lie in the way in which these infections alter …

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Invincible Bacteria in the Middle East
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"Many patients come with urinary-tract infections with this organism," but it doesn't respond to treatment as it once did. In 2000, E. coli could be treated by the drug ceftriaxone 70 or 80 percent of the time, he estimated. Now its susceptibility is …

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