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2013-09-25 23:25:14

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Antibiotics Markets in China. London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 China's demand for antibiotics has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity, industry structure, marketing channels and major industry participants....

2011-11-28 23:11:01

Chemists at Brown University have synthesized a new compound that makes drug-resistant bacteria susceptible again to antibiotics. The compound – BU-005 – blocks pumps that a bacterium employs to expel an antibacterial agent called chloramphenicol. The team used a new and highly efficient method for the synthesis of BU-005 and other C-capped dipeptides. Results appear in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. It´s no wonder that medicine´s effort to combat bacterial...

2011-04-29 14:04:18

A large clinical trial comparing treatments for typhoid has recommended the use of gatifloxacin, a new generation and affordable antibiotic. The results of the trial in Kathmandu, Nepal, funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Li Ka Shing Foundation, are published today in the Lancet Infectious Diseases. Typhoid "“ also known as 'enteric fever' "“ is characterised by a high fever and diarrhoea. It is transmitted through the ingestion of food or drink contaminated by the faeces or...

2009-04-02 10:49:03

A U.S. study suggests amphibians might be able to develop immunity to the fatal fungus disease that is reducing the Earth's amphibian populations. Jonathan Richmond of the U.S. Geological Survey and colleagues said they discovered individual amphibians can develop both acquired and innate immunity to the fungal disease chytridiomycosis, which is caused by the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. The researchers said scientists should broaden their studies of chytridiomycosis to include...

2008-12-30 16:26:31

The seemingly simple business of importing honey has become so rife with international intrigue that one U.S. broker said he was leaving the business. It's become so difficult in terms of risk to rewards "¦ I don't want to take the chance anymore, said Rainier Cascade, Wash., honey broker Bob Coyle, a member of the National Honey Board. The import business is plagued with a transshipping, a practice of shipping honey to a benign port and re-labeling its origin to avoid testing or...

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2008-03-31 11:55:00

Green tea can help beat superbugs according to Egyptian scientists speaking today (Monday 31 March 2008) at the Society for General Microbiology's 162nd meeting being held this week at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.The pharmacy researchers have shown that drinking green tea helps the action of important antibiotics in their fight against resistant superbugs, making them up to three times more effective.Green tea is a very common beverage in Egypt, and it is quite likely that...

2008-02-07 03:00:13

By Watkins, Jean AT A GLANCE BACTERIAL CONJUNCTIVITIS Presentation * Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva caused by bacteria, virus or allergy or associated with foreign body. * Bacteria involved are commonly Staphylococcus, Streptococcus pneumoniae or Haemophilus influenza. * More often Gram-negative bacteria in patients with contact lens. * Eye feels gritty (allergic conjunctivitis is itchy). * Watering of the eye discharge may be yellow/white and mucopurulent....


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