Yale Medicine Team Develops Vaccine for Deadly Leptospirosis Bacteria

Having recently discovered the toxin that causes the tropical disease leptospirosis to be so lethal, a Yale research team has developed a vaccine that prevents the disease while nearly eliminating…

Cat Bacteria Treats Mouse Skin Infection, May Help You and Your Pets As Well

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine used bacteria found in healthy cats to successfully treat a skin infection in mice. These bacteria can serve as…

Cat bacteria treats mouse skin infection, scientists find

Researchers at the University of California’s San Diego School of Medicine used bacteria found in healthy cats to successfully treat a skin infection in mice. These bacteria can serve as…

Your Cat Could Carry ‘Good’ Bacteria That Fight Resistant Staph Infections

Bacteria from healthy cats have been shown to produce antibodies with some impressive skin-healing properties … in mice. A new study on these properties suggests that we might one day…

Cat bacteria likely to form the basis for novel therapeutics against severe skin infections

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine used bacteria found in healthy cats to successfully treat a skin infection in mice. These bacteria can serve as…

Raw dog food ‘may be fuelling spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria’ | Antibiotics

Antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” – identified by the World Health Organization as one of the greatest global public health threats – typically conjure up images of hospital environments. However, research may point…

Extra Proof Hyperlinks ‘Cat Scratch’ Micro organism and Schizophrenia

Photo: Christopher Furlong (Getty Images) New research is the most recent that finds evidence of a link between mental illness and infections caused by a group of bacteria common in…