News tagged with staph infections

'Nanosponge vaccine' fights MRSA toxins

Nanosponges that soak up a dangerous pore-forming toxin produced by MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) could serve as a safe and effective vaccine against this toxin. This "nanosponge vaccin ...

dateDec 01, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Protein biologists find new chink in staph's armor

(PhysOrg.com) -- The battle against deadly staph infections is closer to victory as Illinois researchers have uncovered secrets of how the bacterium protects itself from human immune attacks, which could lead to more effective ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Is your child's hobby making him sick?

Research has shown that playing a musical instrument can help nourish, cultivate, and increase intelligence in children, but playing a used instrument also can pose a potentially dangerous health risk.

dateMar 14, 2011 in Health
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