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KCEN-TV
'Nightmare Bacteria' Superbug Found for First Time in USit's already happened in the United States as well," he said. Bacteria develop
'Nightmare Bacteria' Superbug Found for First Time in US
KCEN-TV / Posted 6 hours ago
it's already happened in the United States as well," he said. Bacteria develop resistance to drugs quickly. Even before penicillin was introduced in 1943, staphylococcus germs had genes that would have made them resistant to its effects. Just... Read more
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CNBC
'Nightmare bacteria' superbug found for first time in USit's already happened in the United States as well," he said. Bacteria develop
'Nightmare bacteria' superbug found for first time in US
CNBC / Posted 9 hours ago
it's already happened in the United States as well," he said. Bacteria develop resistance to drugs quickly. Even before penicillin was introduced in 1943, staphylococcus germs had genes that would have made them resistant to its effects. Just... Read more
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The Morning Call
Martin Schram: VA Secretary McDonald's successes eclipsed by Disney gaffebut his Dallas Veterans Affairs hospital kept delaying his request for an imagi
Martin Schram: VA Secretary McDonald's successes eclipsed by Disney gaffe
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
but his Dallas Veterans Affairs hospital kept delaying his request for an imaging scan. Doctors just injected it with penicillin, but it kept growing. Finally, Florey got a VA scan appointment, but at the VA hospital Florey and his friend,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Shortage of penicillin threatens treatment for those with syphilisA national shortage of penicillin is threatening a simple treatment for the sex
Shortage of penicillin threatens treatment for those with syphilis
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
A national shortage of penicillin is threatening a simple treatment for the sexually transmitted disease syphilis, prompting Baltimore health officials to reserve the drugs for infected pregnant women. All others with syphilis are getting another... Read more
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walesonline
Mother died after allergic reaction to penicillinA woman died after being given a dose of penicillin even though she was fatally
Mother died after allergic reaction to penicillin
walesonline / Posted 14 hours ago
A woman died after being given a dose of penicillin even though she was fatally allergic to it and medics had been warned of the allergy five times. The 59-year-old had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and was admitted to the hospital for a... Read more
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Gawker
Corruption Scandal Frees NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton to Make an Ass of Himself in Publicthat these cell phone videos of trigger-happy cops are indicative of an “epidem
Corruption Scandal Frees NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton to Make an Ass of Himself in Public
Gawker / Posted 16 hours ago
that these cell phone videos of trigger-happy cops are indicative of an “epidemic,” in the same way that widespread use of penicillin or the MMR vaccination are indicative of epidemics of deadly bacterial infections or the measles. These videos are... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Lord O'Neill calls for antibiotics levypublished. Antibiotics have been helping humans fight infection since 1928, wh
Lord O'Neill calls for antibiotics levy
Investors Chronicle / Posted 20 hours ago
published. Antibiotics have been helping humans fight infection since 1928, when Alexander Fleming accidentally discovered penicillin, but the evolution of bacteria into bugs not affected by any antibiotic is once again threatening human health.... Read more
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examiner.com
Charlotte Discoveries: Ritz-Carlton's fresh summer bites, sips, tours and moreand house-made garnishes and ingredients curated by head mixologist Bob Peters.
Charlotte Discoveries: Ritz-Carlton's fresh summer bites, sips, tours and more
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
and house-made garnishes and ingredients curated by head mixologist Bob Peters. Two new favorites include the Cardinal Penicillin -- created with local Cardinal Barrel-Rested Gin and house-made honey ginger syrup using honey from the hotel... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marathon Runner initially treated for flu left a TRIPLE amputeelater he was diagnosed with the bacterial infection, Streptococcus Pyogenes, wh
Marathon Runner initially treated for flu left a TRIPLE amputee
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
later he was diagnosed with the bacterial infection, Streptococcus Pyogenes, which can be treated with antibiotics such as Penicillin. Guzman was in hospital for the next four-and-a-half months. DEADLY ILLNESS: STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES AND SEPTIC... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Qld syphilis outbreak: Babies will continue to dieMoore The Aboriginal children died when they did not receive adequate, timely
Qld syphilis outbreak: Babies will continue to die
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Moore The Aboriginal children died when they did not receive adequate, timely healthcare. Syphilis can be treated with penicillin, especially if administered early. The five-year plan to tackle Queensland's worst-ever syphilis outbreak in 30... Read more
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The New Statesman
Harriet Harman warns that the Brexit debate has been dominated by menGot a cold? Take some antibiotics. Feeling under the weather? Penicillin will p
Harriet Harman warns that the Brexit debate has been dominated by men
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
Got a cold? Take some antibiotics. Feeling under the weather? Penicillin will patch you up. Or so the common advice goes. However, unless we start to rethink our dependency on antibiotics, a death every three seconds is the threat we potentially face... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Raging Bullsh*t, part 3: Robert De Niro says he’s teaming up with Harvey Weinstein to make an antivaccine moviemandated in some states. And people do get sick from it. Not everybody, but cer
Raging Bullsh*t, part 3: Robert De Niro says he’s teaming up with Harvey Weinstein to make an antivaccine movie
ScienceBlogs / Posted 3 days ago
mandated in some states. And people do get sick from it. Not everybody, but certain people are sensitive, like anything, penicillin. “I have yet to find out who it was”? Either he’s not trying that hard to find out (which would be good), or he... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Penicillin Shortage Could Be A Problem For People With SyphilisSince it came onto the scene in 1943, penicillin has made syphilis a thing of t
Penicillin Shortage Could Be A Problem For People With Syphilis
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
Since it came onto the scene in 1943, penicillin has made syphilis a thing of the past – almost. Now, the sexually transmitted disease is making a comeback in the U.S. and there's a shortage of the medication used to treat it. Pfizer, the company... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Penicillin Shortage Could Be A Problem For People With SyphilisSince it came onto the scene in 1943, penicillin has made syphilis a thing of t
Penicillin Shortage Could Be A Problem For People With Syphilis
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
Since it came onto the scene in 1943, penicillin has made syphilis a thing of the past – almost. Now, the sexually transmitted disease is making a comeback in the U.S. and there's a shortage of the medication used to treat it. Pfizer, the company... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The grim prospectout of their home-brewed drug before the bacteria had all been killed. When the
The grim prospect
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
out of their home-brewed drug before the bacteria had all been killed. When the treatment stopped the sepsis roared back. Penicillin is now available in copious amounts, as are other bacteria-killing antibiotics. A thorn scratch today seems a... Read more
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Quartz
A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergieslist of allergens includes–but is not limited to–latex, gold, pollen (ragweed,
A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies
Quartz / Posted 4 days ago
list of allergens includes–but is not limited to–latex, gold, pollen (ragweed, cockleweed and pigweed are especially bad), penicillin, insect venom, peanuts, papayas, jellyfish stings, perfume, eggs, the feces of house mites, pecans, salmon, beef... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Testing our ethicsdeveloped (cow) • 1919 Mechanisms of immunity discovered (guinea pig, horse, r
Testing our ethics
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
developed (cow) • 1919 Mechanisms of immunity discovered (guinea pig, horse, rabbit) • 1920 Insulin (dog, rabbit)1945 Penicillin tested (mouse) • 1956 Open heart surgery and cardiac pacemakers developed (dog) • 1982 Treatment for leprosy... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Early settlers shaped Petaluma’s historyof the girls working upstairs in the saloons. Sanitation and hygiene were almo
Early settlers shaped Petaluma’s history
Petluma360.com / Posted 4 days ago
of the girls working upstairs in the saloons. Sanitation and hygiene were almost non-existent. There were no sewers, penicillin or even band-aids. Doctors were unskilled and typhus, cholera and smallpox were the major killers. A simple cut or... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Early settlers shaped Petaluma’s historyof the girls working upstairs in the saloons. Sanitation and hygiene were almo
Early settlers shaped Petaluma’s history
Petluma360.com / Posted 5 days ago
of the girls working upstairs in the saloons. Sanitation and hygiene were almost non-existent. There were no sewers, penicillin or even band-aids. Doctors were unskilled and typhus, cholera and smallpox were the major killers. A simple cut or... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Venezuelan ‘bachacs’ sell goods at exorbitant pricesand some were expired. Martinez said there was a critical shortage of life-sav
Venezuelan ‘bachacs’ sell goods at exorbitant prices
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
and some were expired. Martinez said there was a critical shortage of life-saving drugs and supplies in Venezuela, such as penicillin, steroids, epilepsy medicine, cancer drugs and pain killers. He said even cotton and rubbing alcohol were in... Read more
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Raw Story
Here are 7 hard facts we all need to swallow about antibioticssubstances produced by other bacteria and fungi, designed to kill them. Since 1
Here are 7 hard facts we all need to swallow about antibiotics
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
substances produced by other bacteria and fungi, designed to kill them. Since 1928, when Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, we have harnessed these substances as antibiotics. The bacteria that are able to resist have a survival... Read more
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Daily Record
McDonald’s reveals bright green and red buns – but customers aren’t happybeen put off because the 'weird' bread looks mouldy. Another said: “That burge
McDonald’s reveals bright green and red buns – but customers aren’t happy
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
been put off because the 'weird' bread looks mouldy. Another said: “That burger looks like a bargain basement dose of penicillin.” Unimpressed eater Brian Ashcroft added: “Green is not exactly the colour I’m eager to see in bread. The Super... Read more
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Daily Mirror
McDonald’s reveals bright green and red buns – but customers aren’t happybeen put off because the 'weird' bread looks mouldy. Another said: “That burge
McDonald’s reveals bright green and red buns – but customers aren’t happy
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
been put off because the 'weird' bread looks mouldy. Another said: “That burger looks like a bargain basement dose of penicillin.” Unimpressed eater Brian Ashcroft added: “Green is not exactly the colour I’m eager to see in bread. The Super... Read more
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indieWIRE
Robert De Niro on Vaccines: 'Harvey Weinstein and I Are Working on Doing a Documentary'states," he explained. "And people do get sick from it. Not everybody, but cert
Robert De Niro on Vaccines: 'Harvey Weinstein and I Are Working on Doing a Documentary'
indieWIRE / Posted 5 days ago
states," he explained. "And people do get sick from it. Not everybody, but certain people are sensitive, like anything, penicillin." So, in light of all this, he is now teaming up with one of the top film execs to get the true story out... Read more
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Daily Mail
McDonald’s unveils new bright GREEN and RED bunsNaughty Green Pork Burger and Super Red Burger are unveiled One customer said
McDonald’s unveils new bright GREEN and RED buns
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Naughty Green Pork Burger and Super Red Burger are unveiled One customer said bun 'looks like a bargain basement dose of penicillin' McDonald's is renowned for its constant innovation, recently introducing the New York Stack and the Wrap of the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
New report highlights need to fight invasion of drug-resistant bugsof the British government and medical charity Wellcome Trust. Alexander Flemin
New report highlights need to fight invasion of drug-resistant bugs
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
of the British government and medical charity Wellcome Trust. Alexander Fleming‚ who discovered the first antibiotic‚ penicillin in 1928‚ warned of the dangers of resistance way back then. The rise of superbugs is a result of mutation‚... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban Wines, Delights, Traditions, Goals Aheadtheir inhibitions, or perhaps as on merely trying it, one knows whether it is a
Cuban Wines, Delights, Traditions, Goals Ahead
Radio Angulo / Posted 6 days ago
their inhibitions, or perhaps as on merely trying it, one knows whether it is a good wine or not. Nor was the inventor of penicillin wrong when he stated that wine makes human beings happy. That wise Sir Fleming. This is why Yordanis Rey also... Read more
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Calgary Sun
In modern-day Datingopolis, there is no shortage of villainyrational person's first thought is to go running to their doctor with a fist fu
In modern-day Datingopolis, there is no shortage of villainy
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
rational person's first thought is to go running to their doctor with a fist full of cotton swabs. Wolverine and Deadpool can heal from just about anything you throw at them, but humans unfortunately need a dose of penicillin to combat their b... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Advance historic page from Feb. 14, 1952: Penicillin no cure-all for treating ear infectionsarchive page is from Feb. 14, 1952. In a "Your Health" column, Dr. Herman N. B
Advance historic page from Feb. 14, 1952: Penicillin no cure-all for treating ear infections
Staten Island Advance / Posted 6 days ago
archive page is from Feb. 14, 1952. In a "Your Health" column, Dr. Herman N. Bundesen writes about the effectiveness of penicillin in curing ear infections. "Penicillin has proved a great aid in clearing up many of these infections, but is no... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Upcoming livestock antibiotic regulations likely to hit smaller producers hardera veterinarian-issued prescription for all feed-grade antibiotics that are deem
Upcoming livestock antibiotic regulations likely to hit smaller producers harder
Greeley Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
a veterinarian-issued prescription for all feed-grade antibiotics that are deemed important for human health, such as penicillin or sulfa. That means as of January 2017, any feed a rancher uses that has those medications in it — whether it’s... Read more
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examiner.com
Super bugs threaten modern medicine19 that the global review has issued an urgent call to action before modern med
Super bugs threaten modern medicine
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
19 that the global review has issued an urgent call to action before modern medicine is plunged back into the dark ages. Penicillin was discovered in 1928 and in the decades that followed more antibiotics were developed that revolutionized... Read more
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Zero Hedge
SaxoBank CIO Warns "Central Banks Can Do Nothing"don’t use some of the money they put into funds and trusts and [architecture] f
SaxoBank CIO Warns "Central Banks Can Do Nothing"
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
don’t use some of the money they put into funds and trusts and [architecture] for basic research, for something – like penicillin, for example – that might do some good in the world. Of course, they don’t do it because there’s no profit in,... Read more
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International Business Times
Gonorrhoea treatment appears to speed the spread of antibiotic resistance treatment, because most strains of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria are now c
Gonorrhoea treatment appears to speed the spread of antibiotic resistance
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
treatment, because most strains of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria are now commonly resistant to other antibiotics, like penicillin or fluoroquinolones. However, scientists now worry that the sole use of ceftriaxone to treat gonorrhoeae is also... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New drug that combines methicillin with polymer BPEI can combat MRSARobert Cichewicz and Daniel Glatzhofer, both OU chemistry professors, has been
New drug that combines methicillin with polymer BPEI can combat MRSA
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
Robert Cichewicz and Daniel Glatzhofer, both OU chemistry professors, has been able to invigorate older drugs from the penicillin family by combining them with BPEI. While this new formulation requires FDA approval, the approach restores... Read more
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TechCrunch
The growing pains of mobile healthfree healthcare but not told they had been diagnosed with syphilis. These men w
The growing pains of mobile health
TechCrunch / Posted 7 days ago
free healthcare but not told they had been diagnosed with syphilis. These men were not treated for the disease, even after penicillin was discovered as a treatment in the 1940s. The unethical nature of this study led to federal laws and... Read more
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FOX News
Unaddressed, superbugs could kill 'every 3 seconds' by 2050, report suggests(WHO). WHO survey results released in November 2015 suggested that 64 percent
Unaddressed, superbugs could kill 'every 3 seconds' by 2050, report suggests
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
(WHO). WHO survey results released in November 2015 suggested that 64 percent of those asked wrongly believed that penicillin-based drugs and other antibiotics can treat cold and flu, despite the fact such medicines don’t impact viruses.... Read more
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Namibia Economist
When the drugs don’t workcommon 19th-century infections such as tuberculosis and cholera was thanks to b
When the drugs don’t work
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
common 19th-century infections such as tuberculosis and cholera was thanks to better housing, drains and clean water, not penicillin. The real danger is more subtle—but grave nonetheless. The fact that improvements in public health like those the... Read more
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Daily Record
Report says over prescribing antibiotics could cause millions of deathsAMR to "facing a growing enemy with a largely depleted armoury". Alexander Fle
Report says over prescribing antibiotics could cause millions of deaths
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
AMR to "facing a growing enemy with a largely depleted armoury". Alexander Fleming won a Nobel prize for his discovery of penicillin in 1928 the antibiotic that was an effective counter measure to bacterial infections. His new report warns that... Read more
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heraldscotland
New innovation hub invokes spirit of famous Scottish inventorswall is decorated with a montage of Scottish inventions including the pedal bic
New innovation hub invokes spirit of famous Scottish inventors
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
wall is decorated with a montage of Scottish inventions including the pedal bicycle, colour photo, pneumatic tyre, penicillin and tarmac. There is superfast broadband throughout, videoconferencing technology in all the rooms and plasma... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Potential for human superbugs in cow dung › News in Scienceapplied to a lab strain of E. coli, the genes made the bacteria resistant to ce
Potential for human superbugs in cow dung › News in Science
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
applied to a lab strain of E. coli, the genes made the bacteria resistant to certain well-known antibiotics, including penicillin and tetracycline. Researchers say they were surprised by the number of antibiotic resistance (AR) genes they... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Treating Opioid Addiction With A Drug Raises Hope And Controversyits limitations. "This doesn't change my claim that it should be the standard
Treating Opioid Addiction With A Drug Raises Hope And Controversy
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
its limitations. "This doesn't change my claim that it should be the standard of care," he says. "But we don't have the penicillin for addiction. These are not curative medications. In having a nuanced, thoughtful discourse with people who might... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Treating Opioid Addiction With A Drug Raises Hope And Controversyits limitations. "This doesn't change my claim that it should be the standard
Treating Opioid Addiction With A Drug Raises Hope And Controversy
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
its limitations. "This doesn't change my claim that it should be the standard of care," he says. "But we don't have the penicillin for addiction. These are not curative medications. In having a nuanced, thoughtful discourse with people who might... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
What Are These Tiny Red Spots on My Skin (Petechiae)?medications, including cortisone, aspirin, atropine, carbamazepine, chloral hyd
What Are These Tiny Red Spots on My Skin (Petechiae)?
Doctors Health Press / Posted 9 days ago
medications, including cortisone, aspirin, atropine, carbamazepine, chloral hydrate, desipramine, indomethacin, naproxen, penicillin, nitrofurantoin, quinine, cimetidine, chlorothiazide, phenytoin, rifampin, linezolid, or anticoagulants such as... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Staff at Royal Berks lead the way in new treatmentsknow more about the trials available and how they can get involved.Recent histo
Staff at Royal Berks lead the way in new treatments
Reading Evening Post / Posted 10 days ago
know more about the trials available and how they can get involved.Recent history Homegrown successes include the use of penicillin to treat cellulitis, a home-based family test to check for delayed development among premature babies, and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Doctor prescribes morphine despite allergywhich she wrote in response to the question, "any medical alerts or allergies?"
Doctor prescribes morphine despite allergy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
which she wrote in response to the question, "any medical alerts or allergies?" that she was allergic to morphine, codeine, penicillin and erythromycin. An x-ray showed no obvious fracture, but a query was raised about a possible displacement of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Medics Warn of Increased Resistance to AntibioticsSecondly, when treatment options for an antibiotic run out, a more expensive ch
Medics Warn of Increased Resistance to Antibiotics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Secondly, when treatment options for an antibiotic run out, a more expensive choice is sought," he said. Dr Prinsloo cited penicillin that used to be effective but that resistance grew over time and "now sometimes we may have to rely on more... Read more
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NZCity
Woman given morphine meds despite allergydepartment with a suspected broken ankle, and upon admission, she informed staf
Woman given morphine meds despite allergy
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
department with a suspected broken ankle, and upon admission, she informed staff she was allergic to morphine, codeine, penicillin, and erythromycin. She was treated by a doctor who, despite reviewing her medical history, prescribed her a... Read more
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New York Post
Forgotten woman who gave us our first clear look at DNACurie had already won two Nobel Prizes, as did Dorothy Hodgkin, from Oxford, wh
Forgotten woman who gave us our first clear look at DNA
New York Post / Posted 11 days ago
Curie had already won two Nobel Prizes, as did Dorothy Hodgkin, from Oxford, who won the Nobel for solving the structure of penicillin. But as Mukherjee puts it: “She was neither affable housewife [like Hodgkins], nor cauldron-stirrer in a boiled... Read more
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Business Insider
Doctors have begun to adopt a surprising ancient treatment to help heal painful infected injuriesthe eggs. Throughout the 1930s and 40s, the popularity of maggot therapy bloss
Doctors have begun to adopt a surprising ancient treatment to help heal painful infected injuries
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
the eggs. Throughout the 1930s and 40s, the popularity of maggot therapy blossomed – at least, until the discovery of penicillin. Within a few decades, maggot therapy was relegated to a “historical backwater, of interest more for its bizarre... Read more
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Salon.com
The House science committee hates science and should be disbandedR-Tex., whose own background in science is uncertain. What is certain is that h
The House science committee hates science and should be disbanded
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
R-Tex., whose own background in science is uncertain. What is certain is that he was born shortly after the discovery of penicillin and finished any college coursework before the discovery of DNA. Yet as chair he published an op-ed in the... Read more
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