SPLUNC1: How lungs protect themselves from infection

SPLUNC1: How lungs protect themselves from infection
Scientists have taken an important step toward a new class of antibiotics aimed at stopping lung infections. They found that a protein found in large airways, called "SPLUNC1," binds to lipids critical to defending against bacterial and viral
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Antibody landscapes after influenza virus infection or vaccination
2World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for Modeling, Evolution, and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK. 3Department of Viroscience, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam 3015 CE, Netherlands. 4Oxford …
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Wireless chip cures your staph infection then dissolves away
As bacteria get more resistant to antibiotics, researchers need to get more creative to clear them out. Researchers from the Tufts University and UIUC have definitely done that with a chip implant that can kill a localized staph infection with heat
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