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Daily Mirror
New colour could be the best in the world - thanks to its surprising benefitsSir Alexander Fleming only discovered the 'wonder-drug' he was after when he th
New colour could be the best in the world - thanks to its surprising benefits
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
Sir Alexander Fleming only discovered the 'wonder-drug' he was after when he threw away his findings - now we have penicillin. The list is surprisingly long and goes to show how much we owe to happy accidents (think: Crisps). But the news a new... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rise of the trophy wivesaddress online. "The same people who call me a 'Bambi killer' think it's fine
Rise of the trophy wives
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
address online. "The same people who call me a 'Bambi killer' think it's fine to wear leather, put lipstick on and take penicillin, all of which involve the death of an animal. "Anti-hunters draw the conclusion that I walk up to an animal I've... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
CPSO looking for missing Lake Charles man5-7, 210 pounds, mostly bald, with a brown/gray beard. He has a medical tattoo
CPSO looking for missing Lake Charles man
Southwest Daily News / Posted yesterday
5-7, 210 pounds, mostly bald, with a brown/gray beard. He has a medical tattoo on his right wrist stating he is allergic to penicillin and Cleocin. He was last seen wearing a blue jean shirt and shorts, black socks, and black shoes. Lyons drives a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Sheriff's Office searching for Lake Charles man missing since June 22white male who is mostly bald with a brown/gray beard. He has a medical tattoo
Sheriff's Office searching for Lake Charles man missing since June 22
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
white male who is mostly bald with a brown/gray beard. He has a medical tattoo on his right wrist stating he is allergic to penicillin and Cleocin. He was last seen wearing a blue jean shirt and shorts, black socks, and black shoes. Lyons suffers... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria growing cause for concerna year die in U.S. from an antibiotic resistance," she said. MRSA has been sho
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria growing cause for concern
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
a year die in U.S. from an antibiotic resistance," she said. MRSA has been shown to be resistant to an entire class of penicillin-like antibiotics called beta-lactams, which include penicillin, amoxicillin, oxacillin, methicillin and others,... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Accident Most Changed the Course of History?contaminated with Penicillium notatum mold. Ernst Boris Chain and Howard Walter
What Accident Most Changed the Course of History?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
contaminated with Penicillium notatum mold. Ernst Boris Chain and Howard Walter Florey took up the development of penicillin in the 1930s, and the three shared a Nobel Prize for their work in 1945. The number of lives that have been saved... Read more
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DW
Physics hub: 400 young scientists in Lindau as Nobel Laureate Meeting opens |the young scientists by reminding them that "when we look back at the last cent
Physics hub: 400 young scientists in Lindau as Nobel Laureate Meeting opens |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
the young scientists by reminding them that "when we look back at the last century, we see a century of breakthroughs" from Penicillin to quantum computers. Countess Bettina Bernadotte hopes young scientists "foster science for the benefit of... Read more
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Quartz
The strange story of a fertility drug made with the Pope’s blessing and gallons of nun urinenun urine The history of pharmaceuticals is full of chance encounters and quir
The strange story of a fertility drug made with the Pope’s blessing and gallons of nun urine
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
nun urine The history of pharmaceuticals is full of chance encounters and quirky events. Alexander Fleming stumbled across penicillin when it grew as a mold in his messy lab. Viagra was intended to treat hypertension before researchers noticed,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Football Echoes: Liverpool ace Keegan kept in hospital after bike fall a multi-discipline format similar to the Olympic decathlon. Michael Charters w
Football Echoes: Liverpool ace Keegan kept in hospital after bike fall
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
a multi-discipline format similar to the Olympic decathlon. Michael Charters wrote about how the Anfield ace was receiving penicillin treatment for bruising and lacerations. Superstars, BBC Television Programme, Filming of Heat in Bracknell,... Read more
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York Daily Record
It’s more like global LUKEwarmingout after observation and, not infrequently, after unexpected observation. As
It’s more like global LUKEwarming
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
out after observation and, not infrequently, after unexpected observation. As an example, the antibiotic property of penicillin was not predicted but rather it was observed that a contaminant fungus on a culture plate killed bacteria. The... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
The smartphone settings that could save your lifeto know, because if you have any medical condition, if you’re diabetic, if you
The smartphone settings that could save your life
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 7 days ago
to know, because if you have any medical condition, if you’re diabetic, if you can’t drink milk, if you have an allergy to penicillin or you could have an allergy to septra, which is a synthetic analog, the doctors would have no clue,” Hall... Read more
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examiner.com
Dr. Jennifer Berman reveals how cranberry juice can fight antibiotic resistancenew mold. The mold “had created a bacteria-free circle around itself” (Sir Alex
Dr. Jennifer Berman reveals how cranberry juice can fight antibiotic resistance
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
new mold. The mold “had created a bacteria-free circle around itself” (Sir Alexander Fleming, 2014). This discovery became Penicillin, the world's first antibiotic. Today, there is a plethora of antibiotics on the market, each one a cornerstone of... Read more
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Philly.com
How maggots made it back into mainstream medicinethe eggs. Throughout the 1930s and 40s, the popularity of maggot therapy bloss
How maggots made it back into mainstream medicine
Philly.com / Posted 8 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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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Smartphones settings may save a lifeto know, because if you have any medical condition, if you're diabetic, if you
Smartphones settings may save a life
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 9 days ago
to know, because if you have any medical condition, if you're diabetic, if you can't drink milk, if you have an allergy to penicillin or you could have an allergy to septra, which is a synthetic analog, the doctors would have no clue," Hall... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health turns 100that protects the nation's blood supply. They also were responsible for discove
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health turns 100
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
that protects the nation's blood supply. They also were responsible for discovering that vitamin D prevents rickets, that penicillin treats syphilis, that HPV causes cancer and that smoking reduces life expectancy. A former faculty member helped... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
8 things to know about sickle cell diseasedo mass media campaigns because funding is limited," Leathers-Raynor said. "And
8 things to know about sickle cell disease
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
do mass media campaigns because funding is limited," Leathers-Raynor said. "And in all the years, we've gotten two drugs -- penicillin and hydroxyurea. That's pretty slim pickings." She's particularly interested in reaching millennials approaching... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Has Innovation Reached Its Breaking Point?and unknowable -- because accidents and mistakes can change everything, like ho
Has Innovation Reached Its Breaking Point?
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 days ago
and unknowable -- because accidents and mistakes can change everything, like how Sir Alexander Fleming happened to invent penicillin. (Then again, Gates’ crystal ball seemed to work well in 1999, foretelling smartphones, social media and targeted... Read more
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The News-Times
Has Innovation Reached Its Breaking Point?and unknowable -- because accidents and mistakes can change everything, like ho
Has Innovation Reached Its Breaking Point?
The News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
and unknowable -- because accidents and mistakes can change everything, like how Sir Alexander Fleming happened to invent penicillin. (Then again, Gates’ crystal ball seemed to work well in 1999, foretelling smartphones, social media and targeted... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Has Innovation Reached Its Breaking Point?and unknowable -- because accidents and mistakes can change everything, like ho
Has Innovation Reached Its Breaking Point?
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
and unknowable -- because accidents and mistakes can change everything, like how Sir Alexander Fleming happened to invent penicillin. (Then again, Gates’ crystal ball seemed to work well in 1999, foretelling smartphones, social media and targeted... Read more
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Boston Globe
Phyllis R. Silverman, 88; studied grief and bereavementwrote in her British Journal essay. “These words that we use all the time are t
Phyllis R. Silverman, 88; studied grief and bereavement
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
wrote in her British Journal essay. “These words that we use all the time are the language of illness. There is no penicillin that will make grief all better. It is not an illness or a condition from which one recovers. It is an expected... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Drugs overused to fight infections: studyHospitals, GPs and aged care facilities are often inappropriately prescribing a
Drugs overused to fight infections: study
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 days ago
Hospitals, GPs and aged care facilities are often inappropriately prescribing antimicrobial drugs such as penicillin to fight infections, a study shows. Nearly 11 million Australians - or about half the population - were prescribed antimicrobials in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Prescriptions for coughs and colds increasing threat of superbugshe said. The ACSQH report revealed in 2014, almost half of all Australians wer
Prescriptions for coughs and colds increasing threat of superbugs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
he said. The ACSQH report revealed in 2014, almost half of all Australians were prescribed antimicrobial therapy. Penicillin was the most common. "It's a big problem. We have to convince both the GP and the patient that an antibiotic is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Prescriptions for coughs and colds increasing threat of superbugshe said. The ACSQH report revealed in 2014, almost half of all Australians wer
Prescriptions for coughs and colds increasing threat of superbugs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
he said. The ACSQH report revealed in 2014, almost half of all Australians were prescribed antimicrobial therapy. Penicillin was the most common. "It's a big problem. We have to convince both the GP and the patient that an antibiotic is... Read more
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Fortune
This Fund Wants to Make It Easier to Invest in Biotech Stocksbuzz words like “groundbreaking” and “game-changing”—you’d think that every com
This Fund Wants to Make It Easier to Invest in Biotech Stocks
Fortune / Posted 14 days ago
buzz words like “groundbreaking” and “game-changing”—you’d think that every company was on the verge of unveiling the next penicillin. Granted, it makes sense that firms want to promote their technology platforms, drug candidates, and clinical... Read more
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Medical News Today
Experimental drug shows promise against deadly MRSA infectionsmammal cells, they add. By combining the new drug with cefdinir, a cephalospor
Experimental drug shows promise against deadly MRSA infections
Medical News Today / Posted 14 days ago
mammal cells, they add. By combining the new drug with cefdinir, a cephalosporin antibiotic that acts in a similar way to penicillin, the researchers were able to lower the dose of TXA709 needed to eradicate the MRSA infection. The combination... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
8 Colloidal Silver BenefitsStaphylococcus aureus) is a type of bacterial infection that is resistant to va
8 Colloidal Silver Benefits
Doctors Health Press / Posted 14 days ago
Staphylococcus aureus) is a type of bacterial infection that is resistant to various antibiotics including methicillin, penicillin, and amoxicillin. MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant (1) infections kill about 23,000 Americans every year. MRSA... Read more
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The New Yorker
Miracle Microbes?for the pioneers of antibiotic research, the forbidding odds were apparent. As
Miracle Microbes?
The New Yorker / Posted 15 days ago
for the pioneers of antibiotic research, the forbidding odds were apparent. As Sir Alexander Fleming, who discovered penicillin, in 1928, noted, “There is the danger that the ignorant man may easily underdose himself and by exposing his... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Syphilis epidemic in New Orleans area causes public health alertis for patients to get tested and for doctors to do more Syphilis screenings.
Syphilis epidemic in New Orleans area causes public health alert
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
is for patients to get tested and for doctors to do more Syphilis screenings. "It can be cured with good ole fashioned penicillin," said Van Sickels. The public health alert from the Department of Health Hospitals also said Louisiana ranked... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Syphilis epidemic in New Orleans area causes public health alertis for patients to get tested and for doctors to do more Syphilis screenings.
Syphilis epidemic in New Orleans area causes public health alert
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 days ago
is for patients to get tested and for doctors to do more Syphilis screenings. "It can be cured with good ole fashioned penicillin," said Van Sickels. The public health alert from the Department of Health Hospitals also said Louisiana ranked... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Syphilis epidemic in New Orleans area causes public health alertis for patients to get tested and for doctors to do more Syphilis screenings.
Syphilis epidemic in New Orleans area causes public health alert
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
is for patients to get tested and for doctors to do more Syphilis screenings. "It can be cured with good ole fashioned penicillin," said Van Sickels. The public health alert from the Department of Health Hospitals also says Louisiana ranks... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Daleks may be the answer to Earth’s little antibiotic-resistance problemour current antibiotics. Microbe-on-microbe warfare has already provided us wit
Daleks may be the answer to Earth’s little antibiotic-resistance problem
ExtremeTech / Posted 15 days ago
our current antibiotics. Microbe-on-microbe warfare has already provided us with many useful biocides and antibiotics, from penicillin to the nisin preparation in your dinner. But it’s important to keep things in perspective. Fighting antibiotic... Read more
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FOX News
Overuse of nursing home antibiotics may put all residents at riskinfections such as Clostridium difficile, or “C. diff,” in high-use facilities.
Overuse of nursing home antibiotics may put all residents at risk
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
infections such as Clostridium difficile, or “C. diff,” in high-use facilities. Most often, residents were prescribed penicillin, which can treat Listeria or Staph infections, or fluoroquinolones, which are often prescribed to treat... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New experimental antibiotic can help combat MRSA infectionsfor the bacteria to divide and survive. By combining TXA709 with cefdinir, a ce
New experimental antibiotic can help combat MRSA infections
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
for the bacteria to divide and survive. By combining TXA709 with cefdinir, a cephalosporin antibiotic that acts much like penicillin, scientists were able to lower the dosage of the new antibiotic required to eradicate the MRSA infection. This is... Read more
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Perth Now
Aussie ideas that changed historycountermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the wides
Aussie ideas that changed history
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
countermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the widespread re-emergence of the deadly diseases penicillin made seem trivial.’Sop bro? ... Gordon Withnall’s idea fits perfectly into Aussie sports legend. SPORT holds a... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aussie ideas that changed historycountermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the wides
Aussie ideas that changed history
Herald Sun / Posted 16 days ago
countermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the widespread re-emergence of the deadly diseases penicillin made seem trivial.’Sop bro? ... Gordon Withnall’s idea fits perfectly into Aussie sports legend. SPORT holds a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Aussie ideas that changed historyWiFi, penicillin, HV and Vegemite: Australia’s biggest ideas | DailyTelegraph
Aussie ideas that changed history
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
WiFi, penicillin, HV and Vegemite: Australia’s biggest ideas | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Aussie ideas that changed historycountermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the wides
Aussie ideas that changed history
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
countermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the widespread re-emergence of the deadly diseases penicillin made seem trivial.’Sop bro? ... Gordon Withnall’s idea fits perfectly into Aussie sports legend. SPORT holds a... Read more
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News.com.au
WiFi, penicillin, sports sponges and ... Vegemite? Aussie ideas that changed the worldcountermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the wides
WiFi, penicillin, sports sponges and ... Vegemite? Aussie ideas that changed the world
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
countermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the widespread re-emergence of the deadly diseases penicillin made seem trivial. ’Sop bro? ... Gordon Withnall’s idea fits perfectly into Aussie sports... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussie ideas that changed historycountermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the wides
Aussie ideas that changed history
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
countermeasures. The race is on worldwide to find new ways to prevent the widespread re-emergence of the deadly diseases penicillin made seem trivial.media_camera’Sop bro? ... Gordon Withnall’s idea fits perfectly into Aussie sports... Read more
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Daily Mail
ASK THE DOCTOR: Should I take turmeric pills for my arthritis?infections — such as tonsillitis or ear infections — was not only possible, but
ASK THE DOCTOR: Should I take turmeric pills for my arthritis?
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
infections — such as tonsillitis or ear infections — was not only possible, but common. The breakthrough came in 1940 with penicillin, and other effective antibiotics followed. But there have been no new antibiotics since 1987 and, as we all know... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Coach Lamonte: Favorite Muhammad Ali quotesgoing and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm
Coach Lamonte: Favorite Muhammad Ali quotes
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want. If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you. It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
State has increase in syphillis casesgoes away without treatment, though the infection will remain and progress. Sy
State has increase in syphillis cases
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
goes away without treatment, though the infection will remain and progress. Syphilis can be cured in early stages with penicillin injections. But left untreated, someone can be infected at 30, for example, and develop complications around 60,... Read more
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Philboxing
MUHAMMAD ALI "THE GREATEST" QUOTES PART Imakes us seem like haters. It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you
MUHAMMAD ALI "THE GREATEST" QUOTES PART I
Philboxing / Posted 19 days ago
makes us seem like haters. It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you. Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House ar... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Despite Rise Of Superbugs, Syphilis Still Has A KryptoniteHill. "It's really rather creepy, but they're just fascinating organisms." The
Despite Rise Of Superbugs, Syphilis Still Has A Kryptonite
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
Hill. "It's really rather creepy, but they're just fascinating organisms." The bacterium is bizarre for another reason – penicillin still obliterates it. Shortly after penicillin's discovery about 70 years ago, the wonder drug could treat a wide... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Despite Rise Of Superbugs, Syphilis Still Has A KryptoniteHill. "It's really rather creepy, but they're just fascinating organisms." The
Despite Rise Of Superbugs, Syphilis Still Has A Kryptonite
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
Hill. "It's really rather creepy, but they're just fascinating organisms." The bacterium is bizarre for another reason – penicillin still obliterates it. Shortly after penicillin's discovery about 70 years ago, the wonder drug could treat a wide... Read more
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Christian Today
#Queenat90: What the Queen can teach us about following Christto show us and encourage us what God can do with the most unlikely of people.
#Queenat90: What the Queen can teach us about following Christ
Christian Today / Posted 19 days ago
to show us and encourage us what God can do with the most unlikely of people. Muhammad Ali once said: "If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread they can sure make something out of you." If God can make saints out of the bickering and... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
MRSA Fast FactsStaphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria are resistant to all beta-lactam antibiot
MRSA Fast Facts
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 20 days ago
Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria are resistant to all beta-lactam antibiotics such as methicillin, penicillin, oxacillin, and amoxicillin. A MRSA infection can be fatal, and is sometimes called the "Super Bug." About:... Read more
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examiner.com
FDA "Oregano oil and 10 more kill salmonella, E.coli, listeria in food produce"E.coli’s are known to cause Urinary Tract Infections UTIs and these new finding
FDA "Oregano oil and 10 more kill salmonella, E.coli, listeria in food produce"
examiner.com / Posted 20 days ago
E.coli’s are known to cause Urinary Tract Infections UTIs and these new findings makes treatment with something other than penicillin possible. Good news for UTI sufferers is that one or more of the essential oils or a combination of certain oils... Read more
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Scotsman
Jim Duffy: Time for Scotland to look ahead and innovate– “past performance is not a guarantee of future returns”. We cannot keep livi
Jim Duffy: Time for Scotland to look ahead and innovate
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
– “past performance is not a guarantee of future returns”. We cannot keep living in the past, getting misty-eyed over penicillin and the steam engine. We can’t continue to kid ourselves that we have the best education system in the world,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New immunization approach may one day wipe out pneumonia, meningitisis still deadly To treat and prevent illnesses caused by pneumococcus, doctors
New immunization approach may one day wipe out pneumonia, meningitis
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
is still deadly To treat and prevent illnesses caused by pneumococcus, doctors almost exclusively relied on penicillin and other common antibiotics. While still used, the effectiveness of these drugs has been waning for decades due... Read more
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