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Antibiotics

Lupus – when your body attacks itself

Commentary Newsday Reporter 15 Hrs Ago Dr Faith BYisrael - DR FAITH BYISRAEL As a health educator, I’ve had to learn about a wide range of diseases. After seeing a lupus awareness month post from a friend recently, I recognised that I didn’t know anything about lupus. Here is what…
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May 24, 2021
Antibiotics

Key drugs, steroids in short supply; input costs surge

MUMBAI: India is facing a shortage of certain antibiotics, key steroids, anti-fungal drugs, life-saving medicines, vitamins and even commonly used paracetamol, amid a severe second wave of Covid-19. This comes even as the drug industry is facing a huge escalation in raw material prices, packaging, transport and logistics costs. Two…
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May 20, 2021
Antibiotics

The Man Who Drank Cholera and Launched the Yogurt Craze

When Ilya Metchnikoff was 8 and running around on his parents’ Panassovka estate in Little Russia, now Ukraine, he was making notes on the local flora like a junior botanist. He gave science lectures to his older brothers and local kids whose attendance he assured by paying them from his…
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May 19, 2021
Antibiotics

How novel therapeutics provide insight into bacteria membranes

There are currently only a few synthetic agents that bind to and block the widespread membrane transport proteins, ATP-binding cassette transporters (ABC). Scientists at Goethe University and the University of Tokyo identified four of these macrocyclic peptides as models for a novel generation of active substances. They used methods for…
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May 17, 2021