Marion County students show off skills in science fairs
"My project was about scanning the gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria cultures with an MRI machine to see if they could be differentiated using the measured signal intensities," she explained. Tiffany discovered there was a significant difference ...
Ocala - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:48

Telavancin Safe, Effective for Gram-Positive Bloodstream Infections in Cancer ...
“Telavancin may offer another therapeutic option for the treatment of bacteremia caused by susceptible isolates of gram-positive bacteria,” reported Ray Hachem, MD, Professor and Director of the Infectious Diseases Trainee & Observership Program of the ...
Monthly Prescribing Reference - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:41



Real-time System Monitors Dangerous Bacteria in the Body
... from noninfectious inflammation. When the researchers injected one thigh with Gram-negative E. coli and the other thigh with the Gram-positive bacterium Staphyloccocus aureus, the radio tracer lit up only the thigh infected by the Gram-negative ...
Bioscience Technology - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:18

The Medicines Company Announces Participation in 2014 American College of ...
The research projects, development programs, and marketed products span the spectrum of infections caused by certain Gram-positive bacteria, including Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), and Gram-negative infections including ...
MarketWatch - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:56



Real-Time Bacterial Tracking For Improved Treatments
“What we have produced is essentially a system that localizes the epicenter of infection and provides real-time tracking of bacterial activity, giving us rapid feedback on how the bacteria respond to antibiotics,” said principal investigator Sanjay ...
Med Device Online (press release) - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:52



Cystic fibrosis: how a bacterium manipulates its host to eradicate an opponent
Lastly, looking beyond cystic fibrosis patients, sPLA2-IIA could be injected into patients infected with Gram positive bacteria, which could be a useful alternative therapy to overcome bacterial resistance to antibiotics. This study was supported by ...
HealthCanal.com - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:41

Inhibition of biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis by new halogenated furanones
Gram-positive bacteria can cause various infections including hospital-acquired infections. While in the biofilm, the resistance of bacteria to both antibiotics and the human immune system is increased causing difficulties in the treatment. Bacillus ...
Nature.com - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:14

This Week in Science
Meanwhile, in Science Translational Medicine, researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine describe a new molecular imaging technique that can detect infection by drug-resistant bacteria. The method ... When combined with positron ...
GenomeWeb (blog) - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:03


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