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New book explains antibiotic resistance for a broad audience

...be antibiotics for flu and that patients are being blamed for demanding antibiotics when they shouldn't," says Abigail Salyers of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who co-authored the book with Dixie Whitt of the same university. "It was this ambivalence and confusion that motivated us to come ...

Attacks of King George III's madness linked to key metabolism molecule

...afflicted "Mad" King George III, the British ruler blamed for the loss of the American colonies in the Revolutionary War. The mental and physical symptoms of porphyria, a rare genetic blood disease which a number of modern researchers believe plagued King George intermittently throughout his tumultuous rei...

OHSU research shows vitamin C counteracts some negative impacts of smoking on unborn babies

...remature delivery, growth retardation and has been blamed for 5 percent to 10 percent of all fetal and neonatal deaths. Maternal smoking can also cause decreased pulmonary function and increased respiratory illness in offspring. Previous research by the Spindel lab demonstrated that nicotine is a key cause ...

Research: Snails were overlooked contributors to marsh destruction

...ater and soil salinity levels -- all of which were blamed for stressing cordgrass and other marsh grasses beyond their limits. Silliman and four other authors of the Science paper don't dispute the drought's impacton what scientists call "bottom-up" factors such as increased salinity. But, they say, decade...

Flu not the only germ threat this time of year

...e RSV. RSV is responsible for a lot of the illness blamed on flu," said Falsey, whose work is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. It's tough to tell RSV apart from the flu. Both are primarily respiratory illnesses whose effects can range from simply giving the person a few ...

New dyslexia theory blames 'noise'

...contradict an influential, 30-year-old theory that blamed dyslexia on a neural deficit in processing the fast sounds of language. Instead, the studies suggest that children with dyslexia have bad filters for irrelevant data. As a result, they struggle to form solid mental categories for identifying lette...

Glucose triggers brain cell death in rats after hypoglycemic coma

...when the blood returns. That burst has always been blamed on oxygen, but it may be that glucose is the culprit. And it may depend on how much glucose is put in." In terms of clinical science, Swanson observes that "as clinicians, our first reaction when we see a patient in hypoglycemic coma is to give lo...

Ice Age extinction claimed highly carnivorous Alaskan wolves

...s victims) is controversial. It has been variously blamed on human hunting or climate change, or on a combination of factors as the Ice Age waned. For the specialized Alaskan wolves, the story is perhaps less complicated. “When their prey disappeared, these wolves did as well,” Leonard said. But the res...

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