Antibiotics & Sinus Infections

Oh! Looking for a little health news, are you? Or perhaps back for more! Well today’s big story, new guidelines might have us cutting back on our antibiotic use. A good thing? Well, I’ll tell you next on InsidersHealth News. Well, the FDA works hard to get the level of antibiotics and hormones down in […]

Spelunking in Search of Antibiotics | Daily 360

We now have a crisis, an antibiotic resistant crisis, you know, on our hands. Lots of bacteria, basically, became resistant and became harder to kill. I would like to look at the type of bacteria that lives in very rare and extreme habitats. And I would like to see whether these type of bacteria could […]

Amoxicillin: Antibiotic Resistance and a Review of Side Effects

Hello and welcome to “VideoScript”, presented by Drugs.com. Today in the final of three presentations, we continue reviewing amoxicillin, a common antibiotic used for a variety of bacterial infections. We will look at issues related to safety and side effects. Patients with an infection may feel better before their antibiotic treatment is completed. However, the […]

Mutations – selection: the bacteria resist

Mutations – selection: the bacteria resist Aha, here’s our patient! The patient has received all known antibiotic treatments to no effect! In conclusion: either he is not ill, or we have a new strain of microbes! Hmm! Or this could even just be a case of resistance to antibiotics. Let me explain… When the body […]

The Evolution of Bacteria on a “Mega-Plate” Petri Dish (Kishony Lab)

So what we ended up building was basically a Petri dish, except that it’s 2 feet by 4 feet. And the way we set it up is that there are nine bands, and at the base of each of these bands we put a normal Petri-dish-thick agar with different amounts of antibiotic. On the outside […]

Is The Future Of Antibiotics At The Bottom Of The Ocean?

[MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR: Off the coast of California, scientists from UC Santa Cruz are scouring the ocean for what they hope is the key to fighting a new breed of drug-resistant superbugs. BRYSON VOIRIN: So we’re out here in Monterey Bay looking for the next potential medical breakthrough. But how are we going to do […]