Staphylococcus aureus

Humans can transmit dangerous bacterial infections to monkeys

Humans can transmit dangerous bacterial infections to monkeys

The findings highlights that pathogens can jump the species barrier to move from humans to animals.

Jul 31, 2016, 14:39 PM IST

New drug approach can curb antibiotic resistance

A team of researchers from Virginia Institute of Technology has discovered a new group of antibiotics that may provide relief to people affected by antibiotic resistance.

Sep 14, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

'Smart' bandage to speed up wound healing

Researchers are developing a 'smart' bandage that can draw bacteria out of wounds and speed up the healing process.

Sep 06, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Bacteria may give you Type 2 diabetes

In an important research that could lead to the development of vaccine to prevent one of the most prevalent diseases of our time - Type-2 diabetes, US researchers have found that toxins produced by a bacterium may cause the disease.

Jun 02, 2015, 13:19 PM IST

Date syrup better than honey in fighting off bacterial infections

 Date syrup possesses antibacterial activity that can ward off disease-causing bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli.

Mar 31, 2015, 13:56 PM IST
Our mobile phones are teeming with bacteria!

Our mobile phones are teeming with bacteria!

A new study has recently provided a deeper insight into how filthy mobile phones are that people use in their daily life.

Jan 16, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

Our mobile phones are teeming with bacteria!

A new study has recently provided a deeper insight into how filthy mobile phones are that people use in their daily life.

Jan 16, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

Scientists in Australia develop bacteria-killing fabric

An antibacterial fabric with an ability to kill off two of the most infectious and lethal pathogens -E.Coli and Staphylococcus aureus - has been developed by researchers in Australia.

May 05, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

New MRSA superbug found in Brazilian patient

An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection in a Brazilian patient.

Apr 20, 2014, 11:06 AM IST

Scientists prove the `five-second` rule

A study by UK`s Aston University discovered that food plucked off the floor within a few seconds is less likely to contain bacteria than if left to languish for longer.

Mar 10, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

New class of antibiotics discovered

In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight deadly bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public health.

Mar 09, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

New vaccine to protect against deadly pneumonia developed

A team of researchers has developed a new vaccine that protects against lethal pneumonia caused by Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria, including drug-resistant strains like MRSA.

Dec 21, 2013, 14:19 PM IST

Compounds that boost antibiotics` effectiveness against superbugs developed

Researchers have developed compounds which have shown to bolster the ability of antibiotics to treat deadly bacterial diseases such as MRSA and anthrax.

Nov 26, 2013, 16:53 PM IST

Staphylococcus bacteria may be culprit behind eczema

Researchers have claimed that a toxin produced by the common bacteria Staphylococcus aureus -known as "staph" - causes immune-system cells in the skin to react in a way that produces eczema-like rashes.

Nov 04, 2013, 15:30 PM IST

How bacteria can cause diabetes

The connection between fat, bacteria, and diabetes is inflammation, which is the body`s normal reaction to infection or injury.

Nov 03, 2013, 15:38 PM IST

How bacterium S. aureus colonizes our nasal passages

A team of between researchers has identified a mechanism by which the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) colonizes our nasal passages.

Dec 28, 2012, 17:10 PM IST

HIV drug `may help defuse deadly staph infections`

In a new study, researchers have suggested that an existing HIV drug called maraviroc could be a potential therapy for Staphylococcus aureus - a notorious and deadly pathogen linked to hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations each year.

Dec 15, 2012, 15:33 PM IST

Now, a drug to eradicate deadly superbugs!

British scientists claim to have achieved a major breakthrough by developing a drug which could kill deadly superbugs like C-diff and MRSA.

Sep 19, 2010, 12:59 PM IST

Now, a drug to eradicate deadly superbugs!

British scientists claim to have achieved a major breakthrough by developing a drug which could kill deadly superbugs like C-diff and MRSA.

Sep 19, 2010, 00:00 AM IST