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C. difficile spores spread superbug

New research suggests that antibiotic treatment could be asymptomatically inducing the transmission of the healthcare-acquired infection, C. difficile, contributing to the outbreaks that have recently been widely reported in hos ...

Jul 20, 2009 5 / 5 (3) 0

A sweet defense against lethal bacteria

(PhysOrg.com) -- There is now a promising vaccine candidate for combating the pathogen which causes one of the most common and dangerous hospital infections. An international team of scientists from the Max ...

May 31, 2011 3.8 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Colorectal cancer risks quantified

Although the presenting features of colorectal cancer are well known, the risks they confer are less well defined. New research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine describes the exact risks posed by eight clinic ...

Apr 17, 2009 5 / 5 (2) 1