Impacts of Salmon Farming & Indigenous Resistance

Over the past 30 years, an intensive open-net fish farm industry has been established on the west coast, throughout indigenous territories occupied by British Columbia and Washington State. The sockeye salmon return of the Fraser river watershed, the largest salmon run in Canada, was decimated by a construction-related rock slide in 1914 and was slow […]

Impacts of Salmon Farming & Indigenous Resistance

Over the past 30 years, an intensive open-net fish farm industry has been established on the west coast, throughout indigenous territories occupied by British Columbia and Washington State. The sockeye salmon return of the Fraser river watershed, the largest salmon run in Canada, was decimated by a construction-related rock slide in 1914 and was slow […]

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 […]

How Bacteria Rule Over Your Body – The Microbiome

Microbes are everywhere, on your phone, in your water bottle, on your hands before you wash them, on your hands after you wash them, and literally everywhere else on top of you too. Microbes are omnipresent at any moment, and there is nothing we can do about it So, millions of years ago we made […]

Disease! Crash Course World History 203

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about a subject that makes me profoundly uncomfortable: disease. This is a tough subject for me personally because I’m a bit of a hypochondriac, but to be fair, my fears are kind of rational. I am afraid that my […]

A new weapon in the fight against superbugs | David Brenner

So … we’re in a real live war at the moment, and it’s a war that we’re truly losing. It’s a war on superbugs. So you might wonder, if I’m going to talk about superbugs, why I’m showing you a photograph of some soccer fans — Liverpool soccer fans celebrating a famous victory in Istanbul, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]