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54 min ago | Medical News Today

Large number of antibiotic resistance genes discovered in cow manure

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: New Haven, CT, Yale University, Health

3 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Potential for human superbugs in cow dung

A US study has found that cow manure, commonly used to fertilise vegetable crops, and contains a high number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Yale University, Genetics, Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014

P&T Community

Antibiotic Combo Ceftolozane/Tazobactam Seeks Regulatory Approval

A new drug application has been submitted to the FDA for approval of the investigational antibiotic ceftolozane/tazobactam for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections .

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pneumonia

Free Republic

Potential for human superbugs in cow manure: study

Cow manure, commonly used to fertilize vegetable crops, contains a high number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics, a US study out Tuesday found.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Yale University, Health

Science Daily

Queuing theory helps physicist understand protein recycling

A picture of waiting in line helps one physicist understand how cells operate, especially as it relates to what the consequences could be of protein traffic jams inside cells.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Health, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

BioSpace

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Study Of Gut Microbes,...

Study Of Gut Microbes, Antibiotics: Clues To Improving Immunity In Premature Infants Mothers give a newborn baby a gift of germs-germs that help to kick-start the infant's immune system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Immunology, Biology, Science, Health

BioSpace

Vivione Biosciences Receives Coveted Letter Of No Objection (LNO) Designation From

Vivione Biosciences Receives Coveted Letter Of No Objection Designation From U.S. Department Of Agriculture Food Safety & Inspection Services Vivione Biosciences Inc. receives coveted Letter of No Objection designation from US Department of Agriculture Food Safety & Inspection Services LITTLE ROCK, AR /CNW/ - Vivione Biosciences Inc. , through its ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Food Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Cow manure may lead to antibiotic resistance

A study found the manure contains a high number of genes from the cows' gut bacteria, and while none have yet been found in superbugs that are infecting humans, the potential for harm is real.

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Related Topix: Yale University, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

PR-inside.com

Europe food safety testing market: Leading players include SGS Sa, Bureau Veritas & Silliker

In 2012, Germany was the largest market for food safety testing and it is projected to be the fastest growing market in Europe.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WBTV

Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Related Topix: Food Poisoning, Health, Activism, Marijuana, Food Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Newswise

Study of Gut Microbes, Antibiotics Offers Clues to Improving Immunity in Premature Babies

Philadelphia, April 20, 2014 - Mothers give a newborn baby a gift of germs-germs that help to kick-start the infant's immune system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Immunology, Biology, Science, Health

NWAonline

Sewage Overflow From West Fork Causes Beaver Lake Concerns

Raw sewage from the West Fork wastewater treatment plant spilled into the White River for about two weeks in early April, according to state officials, which raises concern about water quality in Beaver Lake.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Environmental, Health

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Farm Notes

The Hagerstown FFA dairy, livestock and poultry judging teams took top honors in the district area contest held earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, West Lafayette, IN, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Health

CiteULike

Treating infant colic with the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri:...

Abstract Objective To determine whether the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 reduces crying or fussing in a broad community based sample of breastfed infants and formula fed infants with colic aged less than 3 months.

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Related Topix: Colic, Medicine, Health, Lactobacillus, Supplement, Australia, World News,

Arkansas Online

E. coli soars in Big Creek

National Park Service water-quality tests conducted earlier this month along Big Creek near where it converges with the Buffalo National River showed harmful E. coli bacteria colonies soaring to about 30 times the number ordinarily found in that tributary of the country's first national river.

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Related Topix: Health, US National Parks, Buffalo National River

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KBTX-TV Bryan

Melton Family Bouncing Back After Two Boys Sickened By E. Coli Last Year

Two College Station little boys are bouncing back one year later after being infected with E. coli from a local restaurant.

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Related Topix: Health, College Station, TX, Bryan, TX, Brazos County, TX

Reason Magazine

Milk Debate Touches Raw Nerve in California

Nothing bad ensued, but it reminded me of a lesson modern consumers often forget: There's certain risk in anything we eat.

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Related Topix: California, Health, Food Science, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Agriculture, Science

ThinkProgress

The U.S. Isn't Very Good At Preventing Our Food From Making Us Sick

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released this year's food safety report - and while the agency is celebrating some incremental progress in combating foodborne illnesses, it's clear there's still much more work that needs to be done.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

CiteULike

Recent advances in the metabolic engineering of microorganisms for...

Development of sustainable technologies for the production of 3-hydroxypropionic acid as a platform chemical has recently been gaining much attention owing to its versatility in applications for the synthesis of other specialty chemicals.

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Related Topix: Health

Inside Colombia

Health emergency on Colombia's Pacific coast

Approximately 400 people are already suffering from bacterial infections, in a town in Colombia's west, because of a contaminated water supply, local media reported Wednesday.

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