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Scientists discover 'mushroom antibiotic' that kills bacteria

 In a new study, scientists have found a new protein with antibiotic properties in a mushroom that kills bacteria.

Thank germs in your gut for keeping you healthy

A new study has suggested that when it comes to fighting off pathogens like Listeria, your best allies may be the billions of microorganisms that line your gut.

Leukemia patients at greatest risk of listeriosis

People with certain conditions are at the greatest risk of getting sick from the food-borne bacterium Listeria.

Listeria outbreak kills 13, infects 72: CDC

A listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupes from Colorado has infected 72 people in the United States and killed 13, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday.

Listeria `tricks` intestinal cells to cause sickness

A study has found that pathogenic listeria tricks intestinal cells into helping it pass through those cells to make people ill.

Listeria `tricks` intestinal cells to cause sickness

A study has found that pathogenic listeria tricks intestinal cells into helping it pass through those cells to make people ill.