The Facts on Oral Yeast Infections, or Thrush
An oral yeast infection, or thrush, is caused by a type of fungus, or yeast, known as Candida albicans. Normally, Candida exists in the mouth in small numbers along with various kinds of good bacteria, with each type of organism keeping the other in check.
Everyday Health - Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:04

FDA: New Psoriasis Drug Wins Approval
"Observations in humans with genetic defects affecting the Th17 pathways and in individuals who have genetic defects in IL-17 signaling suggest that blockade of IL-17 increases the risk for fungal infections, particularly mucocutaneous candidiasis, as ...
MedPage Today - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:22

Defective IL-17- and IL-22-dependent mucosal host response to Candida ...
The tissue-signaling cytokines IL-17 and IL-22 are critical to host defense against oral Candida albicans infection, by their induction of oral antimicrobial peptide expression and recruitment of neutrophils. Mucosal Th17 cells which produce these ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:11

Why you need STI checks
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) and candidiasis (thrush) are caused when there is an imbalance in the usual bugs found in a woman's vagina. They only need treating when you have symptoms or are pregnant. You may be able to take a vaginal swab yourself but ...
New Zealand Herald - Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:49

Fact or Fiction?: A Clove of Garlic Can Stop a Vaginal Yeast Infection
Another study out of Australia looked at oral garlic. The group has been doing some pretty serious studies looking at alternative medications to treat vaginal infections. They did a small study looking at what oral garlic does to the growth of yeast in ...
Scientific American - Fri, 03 Oct 2014 06:41

11 simple solutions for bad breath
Yet experts agree the number one reason people suffer from chronic bad breath is poor oral hygiene. Millions of bacteria live below the gumline and on the back of the tongue. If they're not regularly and properly cleaned, the bacteria will eat off the ...
Fox News - Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:00

Research and Markets: Anti-Infective Peptides Competitor Analysis
The present Competitive Intelligence Report about Anti-Infective Peptides used to treat bacterial, viral and fungal infections provides a competitor evaluation in the field of R&D projects with anti-infective peptides as of October 2014. Purchase of ...
Business Wire (press release) - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:18

Astellas Files for Amendment of Isavuconazole Study Protocol
... conducted to evaluate the safety and efficacy of oral and intravenous (IV) isavuconazole compared to Cancidas IV (caspofungin) followed by oral administration of Vfend (voriconazole) for the treatment of candidemia and other invasive Candida ... - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:15

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