Pneumonia found to harm DNA in lung cells
“In the 1918 flu pandemic, most deaths were caused by secondary bacterial pneumonia, especially infection with S. pneumoniae,” Chow says. “There is autopsy evidence to show that it wasn't influenza that directly killed patients, but mortality was ...
MIT News - Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:00

Adult Horses Get Pneumonia, Too
Radiographs and ultrasound of the chest yield particularly helpful information because radiographs of EMPF horses appear quite different than bacterial pneumonia cases. Lung ultrasound also yields distinct visible differences. Researchers currently ... - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:00

Pneumonia bacteria attacks lungs with toxic weaponry
... Streptococcus pneumoniae deploys a barrage of hydrogen peroxide to damage DNA and cells, researchers report June 15 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. S. pneumoniae is responsible for a slew of diseases, including pneumonia.
Science News (blog) - Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:49

MEDICAL INSIGHTS: Pneumonia can be spread from person to person
Pneumonia is an inflammatory disorder of the lung, and the most common cause is a bacterial infection. Other organisms such as viruses and fungi and in some cases parasites cause pneumonia. Non-infectious inflammatory disorders of the lungs can occur ...
Aiken Standard - Sun, 07 Jun 2015 10:26

Infectious pneumonia
Daily Times - Sat, 06 Jun 2015 16:59

Human Milk-Sharing Networks Reflect a Growing Movement
In addition, when infant formula is not properly prepared, there are food-safety risks arising from the use of unsafe water and unsterilized equipment, or the potential presence of bacteria in powdered formula. And malnutrition can result from over ...
Food Safety News - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:52

Weather, inadequate colostrum among factors for pneumonia in calves
Many of the bacteria and viruses that cause pneumonia in young calves are present in the respiratory tract of healthy calves and cows. They don't cause problems unless the immune system is compromised or some other stressor appears that allows bacteria ...
Western Producer (subscription) - Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:03

The Overlooked Medical Condition That Hospitalizes Millions Each Year
Most Americans have never heard of it, but according to new federal data, sepsis is the most expensive cause of hospitalization in the US. Sepsis is a complication of infection that leads to organ failure. One million patients are hospitalized for ...
Gizmodo India - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:48

Sepsis: The Largely Unknown Condition That Puts One Million People in the ...
The Epoch Times - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 05:00

Pneumonia Can Damage DNA
Certain strains of the bacterium that causes pneumonia, Streptococcus pneumoniae, causes DNA alterations in human lung cells, a team from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) revealed. S. pneumoniae secretes hydrogen ...
MD Magazine - Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:15

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