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The researchers have also designed and validated a PCR test that can detect these mutations. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Study sheds light on why some people may become seriously ill from meningococcal bacteria

Stockholm [Sweden] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 10:27 PM IST
Researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden have come one step closer toward understanding why some people become seriously ill or die from a common bacterium that leaves most people unharmed.
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)

Scientists discover bacteria in solid rock deep beneath sea

Tokyo | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Researchers estimate that the rock cracks are home to a community of bacteria as dense as that of the human gut, about 10 billion bacterial cells per cubic centimeter (0.06 cubic inch).
While suffering from viral fever or bacterial infection, the first thing one does is to take antibiotics. Some bacteria develop resistance to otherwise effective treatment with antibiotics.(Unsplash)
While suffering from viral fever or bacterial infection, the first thing one does is to take antibiotics. Some bacteria develop resistance to otherwise effective treatment with antibiotics.(Unsplash)

Dangerous bacteria communicate with each other to avoid antibiotics

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 04:34 PM IST
Researchers are trying to develop new types of antibiotics that can fight the bacteria, and at the same time trying to make the current treatment with antibiotics more effective.
Human breast milk has more than 200 times the amount of glycerol monolaurate (GML) than is found in cow milk. GML is inexpensive to manufacture.(Unsplash)
Human breast milk has more than 200 times the amount of glycerol monolaurate (GML) than is found in cow milk. GML is inexpensive to manufacture.(Unsplash)

Breast milk not only nourishes your baby, but also fights harmful bacteria. Here’s how

Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Human breast milk has more than 200 times the amount of glycerol monolaurate (GML) than is found in cow milk. GML is inexpensive to manufacture.
Researchers at Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida on Thursday announced the discovery of two strains of plastic-eating bacteria that have the potential to solve the problem of plastic waste globally.(PTI)
Researchers at Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida on Thursday announced the discovery of two strains of plastic-eating bacteria that have the potential to solve the problem of plastic waste globally.(PTI)

Shiv Nadar University team discovers plastic-eating bacteria

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 04:31 PM IST
Researchers at Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida on Thursday announced the discovery of two strains of plastic-eating bacteria that have the potential to solve the problem of plastic waste globally.
A hand with a medical glove is holding a agar plate with a culture of a pathogenic bacteria.(Representative)
A hand with a medical glove is holding a agar plate with a culture of a pathogenic bacteria.(Representative)

IIT- Guwahati develops low-cost hand-held device to detect bacteria

Guwahati | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2019 03:03 PM IST
The hand-held device, with bio-compatible sensor, can also diagnose time-critical illnesses such as meningitis, Parameswar K Iyer, one of the lead researchers, said.
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(Unsplash)

Oral bacteria may up risk of pancreatic cancer

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 03:46 PM IST
The presence of oral bacteria in cystic pancreatic tumours is associated with the severity of the tumour, a new study suggests.
The team first travelled to the Chiriquí highlands in Panama, where the chytrid fungus, responsible for the disease chytridiomycosis, has severely affected amphibian populations.(Unsplash)
The team first travelled to the Chiriquí highlands in Panama, where the chytrid fungus, responsible for the disease chytridiomycosis, has severely affected amphibian populations.(Unsplash)

Bacteria found in frog skin may help fight fungal infections in humans

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 01:01 PM IST
Amphibians have glands scattered on their skin that produce different compounds. Their skin is inhabited by a diverse community of bacteria that produce metabolites that inhibit the growth of fungi and other bacteria.
Many people think of urinary tract infections (UTIs) as a common and minor annoyance, but invasive UTIs that involve the kidneys or blood can be life-threatening. A new study link UTIs to bacteria from poultry products.(Shutterstock)
Many people think of urinary tract infections (UTIs) as a common and minor annoyance, but invasive UTIs that involve the kidneys or blood can be life-threatening. A new study link UTIs to bacteria from poultry products.(Shutterstock)

Urinary tract infections can be caused by bacteria from poultry products

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 10:52 AM IST
E coli bacteria that is found in retail chicken and turkey products could be transmitted to people and eventually cause urinary tract infections (UTI), says a new study.
Bacteria is “shared” between the bladder and vagina.(Shutterstock)
Bacteria is “shared” between the bladder and vagina.(Shutterstock)

Women’s bladder isn’t sterile, contains good and bad bacteria

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2018 11:52 AM IST
Researchers have found that women’s bladder is not a sterile place and can contain both beneficial and deadly bacteria. This finding could lead to better diagnostic tests for urinary tract infections (UTI).
Are antibiotics good for us?(Shutterstock)
Are antibiotics good for us?(Shutterstock)

Healthy bacteria can be a promising alternative to antibiotics

Asian News International, Washington DC | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2018 03:58 PM IST
The new treatment could be used in place of antibiotics to rid the gut of harmful bacteria and promote the growth of beneficial bacteria that are known to enhance gastrointestinal health, immune function and anti-inflammatory processes.
Pathogens can be involved in serious infections such as bacterial meningitis, and bacterial pneumonia.(Shutterstock)
Pathogens can be involved in serious infections such as bacterial meningitis, and bacterial pneumonia.(Shutterstock)

How do bacteria stick to human cells and cause disease? We finally have an answer

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 02:38 PM IST
A new study has identified how bacteria produce a protein that allows the disease-causing pathogens to stick to human cells. This finding may lead to the development of novel antibiotics.
The rapid and low-cost method could be useful to the chefs using fresh fruits and vegetables.(Shutterstock)
The rapid and low-cost method could be useful to the chefs using fresh fruits and vegetables.(Shutterstock)

Now, there’s a new low-cost tool to detect bacteria in food like veggies, fruits and water

Asian News International, Washington D.C. | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 05:13 PM IST
Most people around the world cook their vegetables before eating, but here in the U.S. more and more people like to eat these foods raw. This gave us the idea that a quick test that can be done at home would be a good idea.
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