Bacteriophages – called phages for short – can be used therapeutically but they also have a dark side. Now we find they are increasingly being found on factory-farmed foods.
Tagged: E. coli
Severe urinary tract infection rates are exploding as antibiotic-resistant strains of UTI-infective E. coli are growing. New research finds UTI infection transmission from factory farmed meat.
Multiple studies reveal that ancient pine bark extracts heal wounds, kill cancer cells and reduce inflammation.
Research now confirms and quantifies that whole extracts of Garlic and Ginger have the ability to stop several species of multi-drug resistant bacteria.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that a deadly antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria is growing among hospitals and other health care facilities, and comes with a high rate of fatality. Options are now limited. What is the solution?
Research sponsored by the ABC news show 20/20 has exposed the greatest probable sources of infectious disease transmission among restaurants. Some of the findings surprised even the investigators.
A research team from the Ilam University of Medical Sciences has discovered that extracts from acorns are antibacterial against a number of lethal infective microorganisms. The researchers tested acorn extract against Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhi and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in...
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have confirmed that manganese, a trace element found in mineral-rich foods and produced by probiotics, neutralizes the lethal Shiga toxin, a deadly toxin produced by infective bacteria. Currently, the Shiga toxin is responsible for infections of about 150...
New research has determined that few people wash their reusable grocery shopping bags, 8% of reusable bags harbor E. coli, and nearly all unwashed bags harbor other pathogenic bacteria. The research, published in Food Protection Trends, the journal of the International Association for...
The German E-coli outbreak of 2011 has a lot to do with our resident gut microbes. Learn how probiotics can help prevent outbreaks.