Scientists shed new light on how lung bacteria defend against pneumonia

New insight on how bacteria in the lungs protect against invading pathogens has been published today in the open-access eLife journal. The study in mice shows that a strain of lung bacteria called Lactobacillus provides a barrier against Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) colonization in animals previously infected with influenza A virus when applied therapeutically following […]

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Casey Goodson’s fatal shooting by Ohio deputy a homicide, preliminary autopsy finds

Goodson, a 23-year-old Black man, died of “multiple gunshot wounds to the torso,” according to the report by the Franklin County Coroner’s Office. The death of Casey Goodson — fatally shot on his grandmother’s doorstep by an Ohio sheriff’s deputy — was a homicide, a report released on Wednesday found. Goodson, a 23 year-old Black […]

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Son Invents App To Stop Father With PTSD From Having Night Terrors. Now, It’s Available To All Veterans

A college student with a desire to alleviate his father’s suffering has invented an app that helps people with PTSD stop having night terrors. Tyler Skluzacek’s father, Patrick, a US Army Commander with PTSD, was suffering from debilitating night terrors. Patrick served in Iraq in 2007 and at night his dreams took him back to […]

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