Small amounts of antibiotics generate big problems

New research conducted at Uppsala University shows that extremely low concentrations of antibiotics can enrich for antibiotic resistant bacteria. The research suggests that antibiotic residue introduced to the environment ...

Jul 22, 2011
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FDA panel backs birth control patch despite risks

(AP) -- A panel of federal health advisers said Friday that a birth control patch from Johnson & Johnson probably carries a higher risk of blood clots than older drugs, but should remain available as an option for women ...

Dec 10, 2011
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A world without antibiotics?

Imagine a world without antibiotics. Common infections are life threatening. Pneumonia, urinary tract infections and venereal diseases are incurable. Cancer chemotherapies do not exist. The life expectancy for Canadian men ...

Apr 07, 2011
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Novel concept for HIV and cancer vaccines

A team of specialists from the Institute of Biomedical Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) is developing a vaccine against HIV / AIDS and cancer. An experimental trial has demonstrated success ...

Feb 04, 2015
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