Medications

COVID-19 boosted excess sale of antibiotics in India

The first wave of COVID-19 in 2020 in India saw a substantial increase in the sale of antibiotic formulations used in adults and adolescents, especially azithromycin, says a study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In-depth look at immune responses to SARS-COV-2

Specific receptors in the immune cells detect and generate responses to defend against the virus that causes COVID-19—SARS-COV-2—when it infects the body, according to University of Maine immunology expert Mumtaz Yaseen ...

Health

Five surprising ways plants can keep you healthy

Plants can hurt us (we see you, poison oak), but they can also heal. Many of modern medicine's powerful drugs, like aspirin, trace their roots back to leaves, bark and flowers.

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