Edward Marks

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New evidence from Princeton University suggests that Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a pathogenic microorganism that has become resistant to many antibiotics, derives its pathogenicity from a previously unknown...

An old disease is getting new recognition as a potential protective agent against infection and subsequent death from the Ebola virus. Nieman-Pick Type C (NPC) is one of three lysosomal storage diseases...

The US Government has issued a moratorium on gain-of-function research in viral disease labs across the country.  This moratorium suspends all funding for research that involves giving viruses such as...

A new report from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York shows that a distinct population of microbes reintroduced into a patient could clear out rampant Clostridium difficile infections. Clostridium difficile...

The primary causes of Nodding Syndrome (NS) have stumped scientists for dozens of years, but a new theory based on modeling and disease progression have helped explain a link between Blackfly exposure...

Researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and their colleagues demonstrated how artificial sweeteners can disrupt the regulation of glucose tolerance, causing concern that the tasty...

The gut microbiome influences the effectiveness of many viral vaccines, including the seasonal flu vaccine, researchers from Emory University in Atlanta said recently in a new publication in the journal...

While the conversation surrounding obesity often points to lifestyle changes as the hallmark for prolonged weight management, new research points towards molecular mechanisms one culprit in increased BMI. ...

A new study from the biotech firm BioMed Valley Discoveries has shown that injecting hard to treat tumors with a specific strain of bacteria resulted in decreased tumor sizes and, in some cases, a complete...

A newly discovered bacteriophage found in fecal samples of Americans, Asians, and Europeans may have profound effects on the population of Bacteroides species in the human gut.  Bacteroides are...