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Mechanism Makes Infants More Likely Than Adults to Die From Sepsis

July 6, 2019

An immune mechanism that makes babies more likely than adults to die from sepsis has been identified by scientists affiliated with the Center for Research on Inflammatory Diseases (CRID in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo State (Brazil). The study is published in Critical Care.

Strain of Common Cold Virus Could Revolutionize Treatment of Bladder Cancer

July 6, 2019

A strain of the common cold virus has been found to potentially target, infect and destroy cancer cells in patients with bladder cancer, a new study in the medical journal Clinical Cancer Research reports. No trace of the cancer was found in one patient following treatment with the virus.

Top Global Public Health Scientists Launch New Challenge to Anti-vaxxers

July 3, 2019

Search engines and social media organizations must do more to prevent the spread of inaccurate information on childhood vaccination, and governments must better support mandatory immunization programs, says an international group of leading public health scientists in a statement published in the

Antibiotics Weaken Flu Defenses in the Lung

July 3, 2019

Antibiotics can leave the lung vulnerable to flu viruses, leading to significantly worse infections and symptoms, finds a new study in mice led by the Francis Crick Institute.

Glow Reveals Dangerous Bacteria

July 3, 2019

Salmonella and listeria are among the most widely distributed and deadliest causes of foodborne infections. Their rapid and reliable detection on food and industrial food processing equipment is very important.

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