An antibiotic-resistant superbug has been recently discovered in the US after a Pennsylvania woman exhibited traces of a rare E.Coli strain that resisted antibiotics including Colistin. Reports of E.Coli superbug was previously documented in China but later surfaced in Europe and other parts of the world.
The lake was identified based on surface and satellite imagery. Its discovery has spurred talks of finding varied and unseen forms of life under miles of ice.
Studying microbial communities in three cities enabled scientists to find that microbes are unique in every city, and differ from others. However, they may not be too different within the cities.
The reason why public restrooms and bathrooms keep hygienic equipment is to arrest the spreading of sickness-causing germs. However, are hand dryers really as safe as they are thought to be?
The hand dryer tends to spread viruses into the air, so perhaps it is best avoided, says a new study.
A new study shows worms trigger production of useful bacteria that can neutralize those associated with IBD.
If people do not follow a diverse diet, they tend to be more probe to diseases like Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
A rare blood infection linked to 54 recorded cases and 17 deaths in Wisconsin appeared to have reached Michigan. The infection usually preys elderly people with either weak immune system or an underlying health conditions
Chipotle Mexican Grill will be changing its cooking methods and recipes amid the recent E. coli outbreak.
Yellowstone National Park has proposed a plan to kill 1,000 bison this upcoming winter, park officials announced Wednesday
It’s quite interesting and amusing to know that the state of your tongue reveals whether you are prone to bad breath or not, reveals Dr Harold Katz.
An analysis of dust and air samples showed presence of infection-causing pathogens.
An enzyme produced by T. crunogena that lives in deep sea thermal vents can breakdown carbon dioxide. Researchers have been able to produce the enzyme in lab through E.coli.
Researchers found the drug can enhance the ability of Neutrophils to clear pathogens.
A new study found that most healthcare professionals do not follow standard procedure of gown-removal.
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