When severe infection causes long-term mood issues: A promising avenue to prevent mental illness following a transient infection

When severe infection causes long-term mood issues: A promising avenue to prevent mental illness following a transient infection – NovLink Home Mash Q When severe infection causes long-term mood issues: A promising avenue to prevent mental illness following a transient infection We would like to give thanks to the author of this short article for … Read more

Structure of a bacterial ‘drug pump’ reveals new way to counter hospital-borne infection

Journal Reference: Douglas N. Brawley, David B. Sauer, Jianping Li, Xuhui Zheng, Akiko Koide, Ganesh S. Jedhe, Tiffany Suwatthee, Jinmei Song, Zheng Liu, Paramjit S. Arora, Shohei Koide, Victor J. Torres, Da-Neng Wang, Nathaniel J. Traaseth. Structural basis for inhibition of the drug efflux pump NorA from Staphylococcus aureus. Nature Chemical Biology, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41589-022-00994-9 … Read more

COVID-19 infection linked to higher risk of neuropathy

Journal Reference: Chioma U. Odozor, Thomas Kannampallil, Arbi Ben Abdallah, Kristen Roles, Carrie Burk, Benjamin C. Warner, Harutyun Alaverdyan, David B. Clifford, Jay F. Piccirillo, Simon Haroutounian. Post-acute sensory neurological sequelae in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection: the COVID-PN observational cohort study. Pain, 2022; Publish Ahead of Print DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002639 In a study of more than … Read more

Tuberculosis infection protects mice from developing COVID-19

Journal Reference: Oscar Rosas Mejia, Erin S. Gloag, Jianying Li, Marisa Ruane-Foster, Tiffany A. Claeys, Daniela Farkas, Shu-Hua Wang, Laszlo Farkas, Gang Xin, Richard T. Robinson. Mice infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis are resistant to acute disease caused by secondary infection with SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Pathogens, 2022; 18 (3): e1010093 DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010093 Currently, the bacterium that causes … Read more

Booster for immune protection after coronavirus infection

Journal Reference: Doris Urlaub, Natalie Wolfsdorff, Jan‐Erik Hoffmann, Stefanie Dorok, Markus Hoffmann, Moritz Anft, Naomi Pieris, Patrick Günther, Bernhard Schaaf, Uwe Cassens, Peter Bröde, Maren Claus, Lea K. Picard, Sabine Wingert, Simone Backes, Deniz Durak, Nina Babel, Stefan Pöhlmann, Frank Renken, Stefan Raunser, Carsten Watzl. Neutralizing antibody responses 300 days after SARS‐CoV‐2 infection and induction … Read more

Mother to child transmission of COVID-19 an infection, possible but uncommon, study finds

Journal References: John Allotey, Shaunak Chatterjee, Tania Kew, Andrea Gaetano, Elena Stallings, Silvia Fernández-García, Magnus Yap, Jameela Sheikh, Heidi Lawson, Dyuti Coomar, Anushka Dixit, Dengyi Zhou, Rishab Balaji, Megan Littmoden, Yasmin King, Luke Debenham, Anna Clavé Llavall, Kehkashan Ansari, Gurimaan Sandhu, Adeolu Banjoko, Kate Walker, Keelin O’Donoghue, Madelon van Wely, Elizabeth van Leeuwen, Elena Kostova, … Read more

Pathogen and drug work together to fight fungal lung infection

Journal Reference: Siham Hattab, Anna-Maria Dagher, Robert T. Wheeler. Pseudomonas Synergizes with Fluconazole against Candida during Treatment of Polymicrobial Infection. Infection and Immunity, 2022; DOI: 10.1128/iai.00626-21 Diseases caused by a combination of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites — also known as polymicrobial infections — are challenging to treat because scientists don’t fully understand how pathogens … Read more

First evidence indicating dinosaur respiratory infection

Journal Reference: D. Cary Woodruff, Ewan D. S. Wolff, Mathew J. Wedel, Sophie Dennison, Lawrence M. Witmer. The first occurrence of an avian-style respiratory infection in a non-avian dinosaur. Scientific Reports, 2022; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-05761-3 Researchers examined the remains of an immature diplodocid — a long-necked herbivorous sauropod dinosaur, like “Brontosaurus” – dating back … Read more

Olympia: fear of a CoV infection is growing

Olympia fear of a CoV infection is growing

The closer the games get, the greater the fear of infection, said snowboarder Alessandro Hämmerle. However, the medal candidate did not completely isolate himself in the end. “If I just hide at home, I’ll be dumb until the race. Then I probably won’t be among the front runners at the Olympics either.” There is a … Read more

HIV an infection: Better understanding the reservoir of virus in the body

Journal Reference: Manuel Albanese, Adrian Ruhle, Jennifer Mittermaier, Ernesto Mejías-Pérez, Madeleine Gapp, Andreas Linder, Niklas A. Schmacke, Katharina Hofmann, Alexandru A. Hennrich, David N. Levy, Andreas Humpe, Karl-Klaus Conzelmann, Veit Hornung, Oliver T. Fackler, Oliver T. Keppler. Rapid, efficient and activation-neutral gene editing of polyclonal primary human resting CD4 T cells allows complex functional analyses. … Read more