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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 »

Medical Marvel: Made-to-Order Human Kidneys Soon to Become Reality

HUman Kidneys. (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington DC, February 6: Researchers have now successfully grown functional mouse kidneys inside rats from just a few donor stem cells. The results of the study, published in an upcoming issue of Nature Communications, has been led by researchers from the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Japan. A lot of… Read More »

Pepsi, Coke said to become a secret force behind ballot initiatives that push back on sugar taxes

To bottle up the movement to tax sugary drinks, major beverage companies like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are spending millions of dollars on commercials that push people to vote to prohibit local governments from slapping levies on certain foods and drinks, The New York Times reported on Saturday.