Amoxicillin To Treat Bacterial Infections like Pneumonia and Ulcers – Overview

Amoxicillin is a prescription medication used to treat certain bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, gonorrhea, and certain types of ulcers. It can also treat bacterial infections of the ears, nose, throat, urinary tract, and skin. This medication belongs to a group of drugs called penicillin antibiotics, which work by blocking the growth of bacteria. […]

Fish, Pigs, Mice — and Gut Bacteria?

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. What if you could reap the health benefits of fish oil without ever having to give up other fats? A new study from Sweden, that looked at the differences in gut bacteria of mice fed different diets, found that a diet high in fish oil produced one kind […]

Week 13: Ammonia, not as simple as you think: the ideal tank cycle | 52 Weeks of Reefing

Today on the BRS 160 we are going to cycle this tank! Hey guys my name is Ryan, welcome to another week of the BRS 160 where every week we do our best to help you guys, members of the reefing community enjoy your tanks and find new ways to explore the hobby. We do […]

How antibiotics work

How do antibiotics work? Pathogenic bacteria in the body cause infections, which can be treated by antibiotics Bacteriostatic antibiotics slow the growth of bacteria by interfering with the processes the bacteria need to multiply These processes include: DNA replication Metabolism e.g. enzyme activity Protein production Bactericidal antibiotics kill the bacteria, for example by preventing the […]

Why do some antibiotics fail; animation about antibiotic resistance

SILENCE TRANQUIL MUSIC VOICE-OVER: Bacteria are tiny organisms that often multiply rapidly. Everyone carries good and bad bacteria. If there are too many bad bacteria, a serious infection can develop. That can make you very ill. The bacteria that cause such infections can be controlled using antibiotics. Antibiotics kill the bacteria or inhibit their growth. […]

Rise of the Superbugs

[MUSIC] In his book “Microcosm” Carl Zimmer says… ow! There’s an old saying about death by a thousand papercuts. But what if it just took one? That’s silly, right? I mean, even if this DID get infected, we’ve got antibiotics to clean us up, it’s easy as aspirin. But that all might be about to […]