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Common Food-borne Bacteria Could Help Fight Brain Cancer
Research conducted by Duke University biomedical Engineers finds that an avirulent strain of Salmonella typhimurium may be able to deliver life-saving treatments directly to the cells in glioblastoma tumors.
<i>Salmonella</i> Promote Host Survival During Infection
Researchers from Salk Institute make a surprising discovery regarding the link between sickness-induced behaviors, such as loss of appetite, and their role in how the body fights off infection.
Handle with Care: 3 Food Poisoning Hazards at Your Super Bowl Party
Throwing a Super Bowl party? There are a few food poisoning hazards that you should be mindful of this weekend.
<em>Salmonella</em> May Spread Further by Becoming Less Virulent
Researchers find that Salmonella Typhimurium has evolved a mechanism to inhibit its ability to cause disease and allow survival of its host in order to promote its own spread to new hosts.
Urbanized White Ibises Could Be Transmitting <i>Salmonella</i> to Human Populations
A team of researchers has found that urbanized white ibises may be shedding Salmonella enterica and transmitting it to humans visiting parks.
Microbes & Hosts Fight to Acquire Essential Metals: This Battle May Open the Door for New Treatments
Elizabeth Nolan, PhD, and her team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, recently explored the fight between microbes and hosts over essential metals and how understanding this battle may open the door for alternate treatments for bacterial infections.
Experts Explore CDC’s “Winnable Battles” in Infectious Disease with <i>Contagion</i>
Seeking to improve the nation’s health and safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been targeting several high-burden issues in which it could make the greatest impact, and three such issues are infectious diseases.
Determining the Incidence of Drug-Resistant <em>Salmonella</em> Infections in the US
With an increasing number of Salmonella infections showing resistance to antibiotics, a CDC team set out to determine which strains are most problematic.
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