Day: April 6, 2020

Cannabis compound helps fight resistant bacteria

April 6, 2020

Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming, antibiotics have saved millions of lives from fatal infections world-wide. However, with time bacteria have developed mechanisms to escape the effects of antibiotics – they have become resistant. With fewer antibiotics available to treat resistant bacterial infections, the possibility of entering a pre-antibiotic era […]

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Too much sugar leads to early death, but not due to obesity

April 6, 2020

Sugar-rich diets have a negative impact on health independent of obesity reports a new study led by the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences, UK. Researchers discovered that the shortened survival of fruit flies fed a sugar-rich diet is not the result of their diabetic-like metabolic issues. The findings, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, […]

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