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<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.
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.
Gut M Cells: The Gatekeepers of Oral Prion Infection
A new study explores why some animals and humans might be more susceptible than others to develop prion diseases.
On Heels of Outbreaks, Hawaii DOH Puts Efforts into Revising Food Safety Regulations
As Hawaii struggles to recover from two food-borne outbreaks, DOH officials seek to make revisions to their food safety regulations to enhance food-borne illness prevention.
UNH Researchers Developing Algorithm to Predict Seafood Contamination in NH's Great Bay Estuary
University of New Hampshire (UNH) scientists are developing an algorithm to predict when NH’s Great Bay Estuary’s oysters may be at risk of contamination.
Australian Students Synthesize Daraprim for Just $2
Australian students manufactured the $750 pill in their school lab.
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.