News tagged with ailments

Pinpointing how antibiotics work

Penicillin and other antibiotics have revolutionized medicine, turning once-deadly diseases into easily treatable ailments. However, while antibiotics have been in use for more than 70 years, the exact mechanism ...

Apr 20, 2012 4.3 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Buzz builds for honey treatments

Researchers are racing against the clock to find a viable alternative to traditional antibiotics, as bacteria continues to build resistance against new drugs at a frightening rate.

Mar 21, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 0

Smoke from Va.'s Lateral West Fire

Today, the GOES-13 satellite captured a visible image of the thick brown smoke streaming from the Lateral West Fire burning in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (GDSBWR) in southeastern Virginia.

Aug 11, 2011 not rated yet 0