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Microscopic robots built by nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego are engineered to swim throughout the lungs, transport medication, and be employed to resolve serious cases of bacterial pneumonia.
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Visible light-powered molecular machines could be used to efficiently and effectively treat bacterial infections in vivo by physically disrupting the bacterial membrane. James Tour and fellow researchers from Rice University(TX, USA) have recently ...
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Drugs with principally noradrenergic action -- including ones prescribed for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or to treat hypertension or depression -- may effectively treat cognitive symptoms and apathy in Alzheimer's disease, ...
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Bacterial infections can cause food poisoning, pneumonia, sepsis and other serious diseases. While they can be treated with antibiotics, the overuse of these drugs in recent years means that bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to them, posing a ...
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Antimicrobials are medications doctors use to treat infections caused by microorganisms. One of the most common examples would be antibiotics, which doctors use to treat bacterial infections. Sometimes “antimicrobial” and “antibiotic” may be used ...
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“Most bacterial cells are microscopic, and measure around two thousandths of a millimeter in length,” said study lead author Jean-Marie Volland, an expert in Microbial Biology at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in the Midwest this summer and raising the ...
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Can reducing salt really help reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke and other diseases? A new study shows cutting out about 1/4 of a teaspoon of salt each day could ward off certain diseases and death over time. Viv Williams has details in this ...
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With every beat of your heart, blood carries oxygen from your lungs throughout your body. This life-sustaining process happens automatically, whether you're awake or asleep. But for people with sickle cell disease, it often goes awry.
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ATLANTA (WSAV) — Georgia has nearly 48000 monkeypox vaccine doses and is reporting 1033 cases so far. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Georgia ranks in the top 5 for the highest number of monkeypox cases in the country just ...
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People who have had COVID-19 face are at an increased risk for neurological and psychiatric conditions, including psychosis, dementia, epilepsy, and "brain fog" up to two years after, compared to those who have had other respiratory diseases.
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By Margery A. Beck and Josh Funk | Associated Press. OMAHA, Neb. — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in ...
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