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Antibiotics

3 chicken dishes ready for the summer months

,September 11, 2020 Butterflied Chicken with Miso, Lemonade & Beer The Bare Bird chicken products are 100 per cent antibiotic-free, accredited free-range and raised on a plant-based diet containing no animal by-products, antibiotics, hormones or steroids. The Bare Bird creator, John Hazeldene, says his family has always been at the…
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September 11, 2020
Antibiotics

Opinion: New antibiotics should be better targeted

Broad-spectrum antibiotics can't tell the difference between good and bad bacteria, and will affect many types indiscriminately.Author of the article:Sylvie Ouellette  •  Special to Montreal GazettePublishing date:Sep 07, 2020  •   •  3 minute readBiofilm of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The advent of superbugs, bacteria that are resistant to every antibiotic currently available,…
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September 7, 2020
Antibiotics

New way to make bacteria more sensitive to antibiotics

- Free Online Event - Using hydrogen sulfide (H2S), scientists from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) have developed a new way to reverse antibiotic resistance in some bacteria. By adding H2S-releasing compounds to Acinetobacter baumannii, scientists found that instead of antibiotic tolerance, exogenous H2S sensitized the A.…
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September 4, 2020
Antibiotics

Honey better for coughs and colds than antibiotics, study claims…

Research suggests honey also more effective than many over-the-counter medicines Writing in the journal BMJ Evidence Based Medicine, researchers said they would recommend honey as an alternative to antibiotics. Photograph: Getty Images Honey may be better than conventional treatments for coughs, blocked noses and sore throats, researchers have said. The…
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August 19, 2020
Antibiotics

Antibiotics May Dull Efficacy of Birth Control

The combined use of broad-spectrum antibiotics and hormonal birth control was associated with a higher risk of unintended pregnancy, researchers found. Individuals who used antibiotics while taking hormonal contraceptives -- such as the pill, patch, or ring -- were nearly seven times as likely to get pregnant (odds ratio 6.7,…
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August 18, 2020