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Salmonella: Scientists find a way to treat brain tumour by using food poisoning bacteria

Salmonella: Scientists find a way to treat brain tumour by using food poisoning bacteria

Tests in rat models with extreme cases of the disease showed a remarkable 20 percent survival rate over 100 days - roughly equivalent to 10 human years - with the tumours going into complete remission. 

Antibiotics may boost harmful gut bacteria

Gastroenteritis is a common side effect of taking antibiotics.

Novel nanotherapy may beat antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'

Previous research has shown that metal nanoparticles - created from gold and silver, among other metals - can be effective at combating antibiotic resistant infections, but can indiscriminately damage surrounding cells as well.

Harmful bacteria can survive in cookies for months

Focusing on cookie and cracker sandwiches, the researchers put the salmonella into four types of fillings found in cookies or crackers and placed them into storage.

CDC uses shopper-card data to trace salmonella

The investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention successfully used a new tool for the first time — the shopper cards that millions of Americans swipe every time they buy groceries.