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Discovery by Canadian researchers of how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics could lead to more effective drugs

Ontario researchers say they have discovered how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, a finding they say could help combat the growing problem. Maikel Rheinstadter, a physics professor with McMaster University in Hamilton, and Andree Khondker, an undergraduate biochemistry student, said they found bacteria fight off antibiotics by stiffening their cell membranes and changing the barrier’s… Read More »

Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds

The study monitored over 350 children aged between four and 11, some of whom were from Ireland. Stock photo Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds Independent.ie A skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, according to new research. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/skin-patch-can-help-children-develop-more-tolerance-to-peanut-study-involving-irish-children-finds-37843491.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37843490.ece/a9e57/AUTOCROP/h342/nutallergy.PNG Email A skin… Read More »