News tagged with food poisoning

Viruses can turn harmless E. coli dangerous

For her doctorate, Camilla Sekse studied how viral DNA can be transmitted from pathogenic to non-pathogenic E. coli. Viruses that infect bacteria in this way are called bacteriophages. Her findings reveal that such transmission ...

dateApr 16, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Chinese slimming capsules

Taking herbal food supplements is certainly not free of risk. Since 2005, the poison emergency centers in the German cities of Freiburg and Göttingen have registered a total of 17 patients with health problems after taking ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Medications
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