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  • Toxin responsible for Legionella growth identified

    A team of scientists led by EMBL group leader Sagar Bhogaraju and Ivan Dikic of Goethe University, Frankfurt, discovered that the toxin SidJ in Legionella bacteria enforces a unique modification on human proteins and helps legionella grow inside human cells. SidJ hijacks human protein Calmodulin to more

  • A toxic bullet involved in bacterial competition

    A bacterial toxin that allows an infectious strain of bacteria to defeat its competitors has been discovered by Imperial College London scientists. The finding provides a better understanding of the mechanisms behind bacterial warfare, which is the first step for the design of improved treatments fo more

  • Study: Superbug MRSA infections less costly, but still deadly

    Staph infections, whether MRSA (resistant to methicillin) or susceptible, are important and deadly. Drug-resistant staph infections continue to be deadlier than those that are not resistant and treatable with traditional antibiotics, but treatment costs surprisingly are the same or slightly less, a more

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Using Lung Ultrasound to Diagnose Pneumonia

Lung ultrasound may be a safe substitute for chest x-ray when diagnosing pneumonia in children. more

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Pneumonia

Pneumonia Pneumonia is an inflammatory illness of the lung . Frequently, it is described as lung parenchyma /alveolar (microscopic air-filled sacs of the lung responsible for absorbing oxygen from the atmosphere ) inflammation and (abnorma ... more

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