Miscelaneas Breves

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A Common Bacterium Can Evolve in the Stomach / Una bacteria común puede evolucionar en el estómago  

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Septiembre del 2021

Helicobacter pylori, known as Campylobacter pylori, is a bacterium that’s commonly found in people's stomachs; it’s been estimated that half of the world’s population carries the microbe. These infections may not cause any symptoms at all, but ...

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Cancer - Liquid Biopsies Provide Answers / Cáncer - Biopsias Líquidas Proporcionan Respuestas.

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Septiembre del 2021

A newly-developed tool could help physicians monitor the performance of colorectal cancer therapies simply by examining a patient’s blood or urine. This liquid biopsy technique can flag for the presence of trace amounts of cancer after treatment, ...

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Long-Lived People and Microbiomes / Personas longevas y Microbiomas

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Septiembre del 2021

What's the secret of people that live a long life? The answer may be complex but for some, it could include the microbiome, a community of trillions of microbes that live in the gastrointestinal tract. ...

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Two Similar Bacterial Toxins Cause Different Illnesses / Dos toxinas bacterianas similares causan diferentes enfermedades

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Agosto del 2021

The microbial pathogens of the world have shown us how powerful they can be, most recently proven by the current pandemic virus. Infectious bacteria can be dangerous too and researchers have been trying to learn more ...

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Heart Problems May Lead to Memory Deficits / Problemas Cardíacos Pueden Generar Déficit de Memoria

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Agosto del 2021

People with cardiological problems and heart failure in particular may experience noticeable cognitive deficits and increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Possible reasons include impaired blood supply to the brain and dysfunction of the hippocampus, which is ...

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Blood Culture Contamination - Falses positives / Contaminación de Hemocultivos - Falsos Positivos

Miscelaneas Breves | Buenos Aires 01 de Agosto del 2021

* Los altos niveles de rotación de personal y la escasez de personal que afecta a los sistemas sanitarios, hace que mantener a los empleados al día en la formación de hemocultivos es un reto. Existen equipos ...

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