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Moraxella catarrhalis found to be responsible for 10 percent of exacerbations of COPD

Moraxella catarrhalis found to be responsible for 10 percent of exacerbations of COPD

New way to fight antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus infections

New way to fight antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus infections

Rapid new technique for detecting group A streptococcus

Rapid new technique for detecting group A streptococcus

Scientists solve structure of a critical innate immune system protein

Scientists solve structure of a critical innate immune system protein

Endocarditis infection is increasing due to staphylococcal infection

Endocarditis infection is increasing due to staphylococcal infection

New technology developed at Cornell University could make it just as easy to identify genes

New technology developed at Cornell University could make it just as easy to identify genes

Research accelerates the search for an effective cancer vaccine

Research accelerates the search for an effective cancer vaccine

Scientists produce for the first time an infectious form of the hepatitis C virus in laboratory cultures of human cells

Scientists produce for the first time an infectious form of the hepatitis C virus in laboratory cultures of human cells

Diversity of HLA genotypes in humans is shaped to a significant degree by pathogens

Diversity of HLA genotypes in humans is shaped to a significant degree by pathogens

Scientists develop vaccines against the Ebola and Marburg viruses

Scientists develop vaccines against the Ebola and Marburg viruses

New vaccine against whooping cough is effective in teens and adults

New vaccine against whooping cough is effective in teens and adults

Lactose intolerance linked to ancestral environment

Lactose intolerance linked to ancestral environment

Scientists watch agents of brain-wasting diseases invade and move within brain cells

Scientists watch agents of brain-wasting diseases invade and move within brain cells

Anti-inflammatory protein annexin 1 may protect patients from the detrimental effects of severe inflammatory response syndrome

Anti-inflammatory protein annexin 1 may protect patients from the detrimental effects of severe inflammatory response syndrome

Alcohol consumption increases movement of S. pneumoniae toward the lungs

Alcohol consumption increases movement of S. pneumoniae toward the lungs

Neutrophils dictate whether our immune system will permit or prevent bacterial infections

Neutrophils dictate whether our immune system will permit or prevent bacterial infections

Scalpel-free surgery could reduce risk of HIV and Hepatitis exposure for health care workers in city hospitals

Scalpel-free surgery could reduce risk of HIV and Hepatitis exposure for health care workers in city hospitals

Avian flu pandemic a very real threat

Avian flu pandemic a very real threat

Molecular switch may help fight off MRSA

Molecular switch may help fight off MRSA

Novel strategy to create a genetic vaccine against P. aeruginosa

Novel strategy to create a genetic vaccine against P. aeruginosa