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Infection test kit detects bacteria and advises on antibiotics

The treatment of infections can be challenging, as it takes some time to determine if harmful bacteria are even present, and to then figure out which antibiotic would work best. A simple new test, however, is said to answer both questions on the spot.Ordinarily, a patient's blood or urine samples…
bubmag
February 25, 2020
Antibiotics

Killing Bacteria In An Entirely New Way

Main Blog > Killing Bacteria In An Entirely New Way Antibiotics are what we use to treat various bacterial infections. But sometimes, antibiotics may be rendered ineffective when bacteria develop antimicrobial resistance and become resistant to these antibiotics. This phenomenon can be really dangerous, as the bacteria will continue to…
bubmag
February 24, 2020
Antibiotics

Injured Female Manatee and Her Calf Rescued in Florida Waters

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A female manatee named Marlin and its calf were rescued after wildlife specialists found them injured in Florida waters. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports the pair is being treated for wounds and infections at the Miami Seaquarium. The mother was found Saturday with boat strike…
bubmag
February 23, 2020
Antibiotics

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…
bubmag
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…
bubmag
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