Ureaplasma: What Are the Symptoms and Causes?

Ureaplasma is a bacterial species that dwells in the reproductive and urinary tracts of our bodies. When bacteria grow too much, they can trigger inflammation in tissues that are otherwise healthy. Ureaplasma is thought to be linked to certain diseases,…
MRSA and Staph Infection: What Are the Differences?

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the formidable culprit behind staph infections, presenting a unique challenge in the realm of medical treatment due to its defiance when it comes to certain antibiotics. These infections, encompassing those caused by the infamous MRSA…
Cancer-Fighting Bacteria Engineered by Scientists

A promising finding uncovered by Stanford Medicine researchers may one day result in brand-new cancer therapies. In experiments, scientists modified the genomes of skin based bacteria and microorganisms to combat cancer. When these modified bacteria were swabbed onto animals with…
Specific Bacteria Can Eat Away Plastic

You know what they say, the world is your oyster… unless, of course, it’s covered in plastic. Sadly, that seems to be the case these days, as plastic pollution has reached epic proportions. It’s like the Great Pacific Garbage Patch…