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Antibiotic Resistance

The Search for Antibiotics

December 12, 2018

Antibiotic resistance continues to be a growing problem. As with almost all health issues, those most affected are those with weakened immune systems—especially hospital patients, people with chronic health conditions (asthma, for example). Researchers the world over are getting creative as they look for new sources. The latest promising research is looking at wasp venom! […]

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Superbugs have been increasingly in the headlines over the last decade. Last year, the battle against antibiotic resistance turned a corner for the worse, with the genes for drug resistance being found in bacteria around the globe, and antibiotic resistant STDs spreading and causing nightmare infections. Many are already aware of the major causes of […]

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They’re faster, often cheaper, and largely more convenient: urgent care centers are cropping up all over the US. But beware: new research has uncovered that urgent care centers prescribe antibiotics at almost twice the rate of ERs and almost three times the rate of your average office doctor. The extra prescriptions are of course going […]

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It may have been discovered in the 1980s, but a diagnostic test was only developed in the last year, and you’ve probably never heard of it—it’s mycoplasma genitalium. Mycoplasma genitalium is an STI. Like most STIs, there’s been a boost in transmission as the world has grown smaller thanks to the internet. With vague symptoms, […]

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Last year, specialists declared the turning point (for the worse) in our battle against antibiotic resistant bacteria. It was predicted 5 years before that, but preventative changes were too little, too late. Fortunately, you can still make changes to protect yourself, like supporting your immune system with colloidal silver.

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