Archive: 09/09/2008

Bacteria's sticky glue is clue to vaccine says scientist

Sticky glue secreted by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus could be the clue scientists have been searching for to make an effective vaccine against MRSA, medical researchers heard today at the Society for General Microbiology's ...

Sep 09, 2008
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Copper-bottomed guarantee for safe shellfish in restaurants

Putting brass where your money is could be a guarantee of safety according to researchers looking at the dangers of eating raw fish and shellfish in seafood restaurants, scientists heard today at the Society for General Microbiology's ...

Sep 09, 2008
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Oil-eating microbes give clue to ancient energy source

Microbes that break down oil and petroleum are more diverse than we thought, suggesting hydrocarbons were used as an energy source early in Earth's history, scientists heard today at the Society for General Microbiology's ...

Sep 09, 2008
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US hospitals 'flunk' colon cancer

School has barely begun, but many U.S. hospitals have already received their report card in colon cancer. They flunked. A new study from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and the American College of Surgeons ...

Sep 09, 2008
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Study links primary care shortage with salary disparities

The nation's shortage of primary care physicians has been linked to a host of poor health outcomes, and a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that salary disparities play a majo ...

Sep 09, 2008
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