bacteria

The first bacteria resistant to last resort antibiotic

By |June 10th, 2016|

A Pennsylvania patient suffering from urinary tract infection caused by the bacterial species known as Escherichia Coli was given antibiotics that had no effect in eliminating the bacterias.

The reason for this is a gene in the bacteria that […]

An identified good gut bacteria favorably improves metabolic health

By |April 5th, 2016|

And who says we don’t need our probiotics?  Microbiomes are bacterias that we have in our gut … or intestines.  These bacterias have recently gained tremendous interest in the scientific community due to their effect on our overall […]

  • asthma

Bacterias could be protective for asthma development

By |November 18th, 2015|

Asthma is a common condition and is characterized by shortness of breath, wheezing and difficulty in breathing in.  Whether bacterias may be protective of the development of asthma is not known.
Aim
To investigate whether gut bacteria may correlate with asthma […]

  • antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a growing threat to our health

By |August 10th, 2015|

Antibiotic resistance, technically antibiotic resistant bacteria, is major issue in medicine, and a big threat to prevention of bacterial infections in the future.  Antibiotic resistance occurs when an antibiotic has lost its ability to effectively control or kill bacterial […]

Discovery: An identified good gut bacteria favorably improves metabolic health

By |July 13th, 2015|

And who says we don’t need our probiotics?  Microbiomes are bacterias that we have in our gut … or intestines.  These bacterias have recently gained tremendous interest in the scientific community due to their effect on our overall […]