Microbiome science may help doctors to improve treatment for children with IBS
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  May 9, 2019  
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   “Without Antibiotics, I Cannot Treat”: Examining Antibiotic Resistance Drivers in India“Without Antibiotics, I Cannot Treat”: Examining Antibiotic Resistance Drivers in India
 
Mohit Nair discusses the issue of antibiotic resistance in India and the work that MSF is doing to improve awareness and reduce the misuse of antibiotics.
 
   Microbiome science may help doctors to improve treatment for children with IBSMicrobiome science may help doctors to improve treatment for children with IBS
 
To improve the treatment of children with irritable bowel syndrome, investigators have developed a sophisticated way to analyze the microbial and metabolic contents of the gut.
 
 E-cigarettes contaminated with dangerous microbial toxins
 
E-cigarettes contaminated with dangerous microbial toxinsHarvard University researchers have discovered that many popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products are contaminated with microbial toxins that are known to cause a range of health problems. The research was published today in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.
 
 
 What is E-FRET Imaging?
 
What is E-FRET Imaging?FRET, or fluorescent resonance energy transfer, is an imaging techniques used to visualize interactions between proteins in real time. E-FRET is a more powerful version of FRET which accounts for weaknesses in the original FRET method, allowing for more comparisons between laboratories and for more repeated measurements.
 
 
 Spotlight on ECCMID 2019: Detecting Disease & Managing Infections
 
Spotlight on ECCMID 2019: Detecting Disease & Managing InfectionsThe European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2019 aims to showcase the best speakers, workshops, and innovations in the fields of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases. Running from the 13th to the 16th of April, RAI Amsterdam will host ECCMID 2019, which features global leaders and specialists across all disciplines in the microbiology and infectious diseases field.
 
 
 'Don’t wash your raw chicken', warns CDC
 
'Don’t wash your raw chicken', warns CDCThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued another warning against washing raw chicken before cooking. They warn of the risk of spreading harmful bacteria to other food or utensils and developing food poisoning at home.