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A new post in NPR’s Shots blog explains that scientists have found a way to make mosquitoes resistant to malaria by infecting them with a certain bacteria. “The bacterium – called Wolbachia - doesn’t stick around inside mosquitoes...
A new study in BMC Medicine determines whether depression or the use of anti-depressants alters the risk of developing Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). “The population-based rate of CDI in older Americans was 282.9/100,000 person-years (95%...
New research in PLoS ONE investigates the tumoricidal and bactericidal effects of HAMLET (human alpha-lactalbumin made lethal to tumor cells), a protein-lipid complex from human breast milk. Researchers found “HAMLET acts as an antimicrobial...