Tag Archives: Bacteria

Medical News Today: Common foods alter gut bacteria by influencing viruses

A group of researchers has brought the idea of food as a medicine one step closer. They have identified certain common foodstuffs that alter our microbiome. In science today, food and gut bacteria are two topics that are guaranteed to fuel interest and debate. Both, of course, are interrelated, and a new study focuses on… Read More »

How antibiotics work on bacteria

Vaginal itching or discharge: signs of vaginal thrush. Tetracyclins are used as broad spectrum antibiotics to treat many infections. The fourth generation is still under research and yet to hit the medical practice. Let’s get down and dirty with how antibiotics destroy bacteria. How antibiotics work on bacteria classes attack the replication cycle of the… Read More »

Bacteria Could Be Weapon Against Mosquito-Borne Dengue

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Lab-altered mosquitoes have made a big dent in the spread of dengue fever, researchers report. How? Australian scientists released mosquitoes carrying a bacteria that prevents transmission of the dengue virus. The strategy resulted in a 76% decrease in dengue transmission in a community… Read More »