The consequences, they caution, are dire—and already emerging in hospitals with bacteria that can't be treated with any of our existing antibiotic medications. But the thinking went that to become resistant
Last year, a headline on the BBC News website caught my eye: “Have the Danes Cracked Childhood Obesity?” The article profiled Jens Christian Holm, a pediatrician in the town of Holbaek in Northeastern
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Beta glucan, a protein derived from algae, can’t completely displace the antibiotics used in the meat industry today, explains Algal Scientific Geoff Horst. But it could replace a substantial portion them.
With obesity levels still high in America, it makes sense that most American consumers are starting to think about eating healthier. While the bad news is that more than two-thirds of Americans were overweight
An investigation by the BMJ has accused drugs companies of blocking access to cheap drugs which can prevent blindness Access to cheap drugs which can prevent blindness is being blocked by pharmaceutical