Border Patrol Agent Hospitalized with Pneumonia Caught from an Illegal ...
A Border Patrol agent from the Laredo, Texas, Sector has been hospitalized for seven days with bacterial pneumonia, which the agent contracted while processing illegal immigrants, officials from National Border Patrol Council 2455 tell National Review ...
National Review Online (blog) - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:55

Border Patrol agent contracts severe pneumonia
A Border Patrol agent is expected to have chronic asthmatic symptoms for life after he reportedly contracted bacterial pneumonia while processing illegal immigrants in Laredo, Texas. The agent, who was not named, has been hospitalized for seven days ...
Washington Times - Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:21

Asthma and pneumonia drugs work with the body clock
"In this work we define a major circadian control on lung inflammation which affects responses to bacterial infection, or pneumonia. We know that many lung diseases indeed show a strong time of day effect, including asthma, and deaths from pneumonia," ...
Financial Express - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:26

Antibiotics are becoming less effective, and their overuse is making them ...
The drugs we have relied on for 70 years to fight bacterial infections — everything from infected cuts to potentially deadly pneumonia — are becoming powerless. Why? Because antibiotics are often misused by doctors, patients and even people raising ...
Washington Post - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:00

How Commensal Bacteria Turn Deadly
Scientists at the University of Liverpool's Institute of Infection and Global Health say they made a major advance in understanding how the bacterium that causes pneumonia, meningitis, and septicemia usually remains harmlessly in the nose and throat.
Genetic Engineering News - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:15

Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children
Meningococcal disease is linked to a variety of infections, including meningitis and pneumonia. Meningitis, an infection of the covering of the brain and spinal cord, strikes between 800 ... The "B" strain of bacterial meningitis is what sickened a ...
MyFoxAL - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:36

Dirty Money: Researchers Find Bacteria Living on Cash
Researchers at New York University's Dirty Money Project analyzed genetic material on $1 bills and identified 3,000 kinds of bacteria. The most abundant type they found causes acne, while other strains can lead to illnesses such as pneumonia, food ...
UUHC Health Feed - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:33

Deadly amoeba thrives in warmer lakes
The bacteria can even live in windshield-wiper fluid. Legionnaires' disease acquired its name in July 1976, when an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among people attending an American Legion convention at the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia.
Futurity: Research News - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:03

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