Tag Archives: viruses

Medical News Today: Common foods alter gut bacteria by influencing viruses

A group of researchers has brought the idea of food as a medicine one step closer. They have identified certain common foodstuffs that alter our microbiome. In science today, food and gut bacteria are two topics that are guaranteed to fuel interest and debate. Both, of course, are interrelated, and a new study focuses on… Read More »

How antibiotics work on viruses

Mayo Clinic Minute: What is the Asian longhorned tick? Since New borns and older individuals have low stomach acidity they will have a higher fraction of dug available. American Academy of Family Physicians: “Antibiotics: When they can and can’t help. How antibiotics work on viruses Bacteriostatic drugs temporarily inhibit the growth of Bacteria and this… Read More »

Medical News Today: Which airport surfaces carry the most viruses?

As the cold season approaches, we could all benefit from being more cautious about germs and viruses, especially in crowded areas. New research scans various airport surfaces and finds that plastic security trays hold the highest concentration of viruses. Airports are major traveling hubs, but some airport areas are riddled with germs. Most of the… Read More »