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Antibiotics in animals: More research urgently needed

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A special issue of Animal Health Research Reviews turns the spotlight on the science underlying this growing crisis—looking at the evidence base for using antibiotics to prevent illness in beef and dairy cattle, swine, and broiler poultry. The scientists who introduce the collection—from the University of…
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February 21, 2020
Antibiotics

Scientists discover powerful antibiotic using AI

Image copyright Getty Images In a world first, scientists have discovered a new type of antibiotic using artificial intelligence (AI). It has been heralded by experts as a major breakthrough in the fight against the growing problem of drug resistance. A powerful algorithm was used to analyse more than one…
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February 21, 2020
Antibiotics

Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic

Using a machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world's most problematic disease-causing bacteria, including some strains that are resistant to all known antibiotics. It also cleared infections in two different mouse models. The computer model, which…
bubmag
February 20, 2020
Antibiotics

Why Gut Health Is Mental Health

What scientists are uncovering about the gut-brain connection. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy Image credit: Andrii Zastrozhnov | Getty Images Ben Angel VIP Contributor Author, Biohacker & Peak Performance Expert February 19,…
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February 19, 2020
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Wildfire smoke may cause life-long harm

Image copyright AFP Image caption Fierce fires have burned thousands of acres of California Smoke from wildfires may have long-term health effects, according to US research on juvenile monkeys.An analysis shows that their immune systems were lower than normal, 12 years after they were naturally exposed to wildfire smoke.There are…
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February 14, 2020
Antibiotics

How often should you take probiotics? What researchers know so far

There's no daily recommended dose of probiotics because researchers are still studying which strains of probiotics help and how much you need.Many over-the-counter probiotic products contain a range of 1 to 10 billion colony forming units (CFUs).The World Health Organization says some products are effective at levels below 1 billion…
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February 13, 2020