antibiotic resistance

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Antibiotics are drugs that are prescribed to patients to kill bacteria. Their use has saved countless lives. Unfortunately, in recent years their overuse in both animals and humans has become a growing area of concern. The overuse of antibiotics can result in the body becoming resistant to their effects. If

antimicrobial resistance | Longevity LIVE

Antimicrobial resistance doesn’t distinguish between color, economic status or political systems. It affects all seven billion of us, and we need to do something about it. These were the words spoken by the British Economist, Lord Jim O’Neill, who was a speaker at the 9th Discovery Leadership Summit held this

gut | Longevity LIVE

As the importance of gut bacteria with regards to overall health continues to become more obvious, many have started to look at the potential benefits of probiotics in the quest for gut health. Aside from being offered in the form of supplements, probiotics are now regularly added to yogurts and

antibiotic | Longevity LIVE

Despite numerous public health campaigns aimed at reducing unnecessary prescriptions for antibiotics, these medications continue to be prescribed at startlingly high rates and is set to surge again this winter as we enter the colds and flu season. In a national survey conducted by Pharma Dynamics – a responsible provider

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Scientists have discovered that enzymes found in the stems and roots of pineapple may help win the battle against drug-resistant super bugs. These findings are a result of increasing efforts by medical research to find alternative treatments to antibiotic-resistant drugs. Australian scientists made the discovery when they used these enzymes