"A New Superantibiotic."

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"A New Superantibiotic."

Post by bindeweede » Tue May 30, 2017 7:43 pm

An interesting article from Steven Novella. He writes,
Scientists are reporting on a new antibiotic, actually a tweaked old antibiotic, which looks promising. This will not be the ultimate solution to the antibiotic resistance problem, but it will buy us some more time if it works. The antibiotic is a modified version of vancomycin. One of the most worrisome “superbugs” is called VRE – vancomycin resistant enterococci.
We are basically in an arms race with bacteria, and they are winning. They are steadily gaining ground on our antibiotics, and we are not researching new drugs fast enough to keep up. While this potential new drug is encouraging, we need to do more.
http://theness.com/neurologicablog/inde ... more-10027

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40091179

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Re: "A New Superantibiotic."

Post by Croydon13013 » Wed May 31, 2017 2:37 pm

Warner Brothers superhero franchise is getting desperate.

Superman, Superboy, Supergirl: OK. Superdog: Not so good. Superhorse and Superturtle: Silly.

Superantibiotic? Will never catch on.




[There really was a Superhorse from Krypton, with all Superman's powers, called Comet, in DC Comics. But Superturtle was a parody.]
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Re: "A New Superantibiotic."

Post by polomint38 » Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:08 pm

Croydon13013 wrote: [There really was a Superhorse from Krypton, with all Superman's powers, called Comet, in DC Comics. But Superturtle was a parody.]
Superturtle, clearly Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael, Heroes in a half shell.

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Re: "A New Superantibiotic."

Post by Ashley.S. » Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:38 pm

Didn't realise there was such a thing considering they keep banging on about how the misuse of antibiotics has caused superbugs to become immune.

Maybe Doctor Strange can fix things for us :con
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