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What causes antibiotic resistance? - Kevin Wu
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-antibiotics-become-resistant-over-time-kevin-wu Right now, you are inhabited by trillions of microorganisms. Many of these bacteria are harmless (or even helpful!), but there are a few strains of ‘super bacteria’ that are pretty nasty -- and they’re growing resistant to our antibiotics. Why is this happening? Kevin Wu details the evolution of this problem that presents a big challenge for the future of medicine. Lesson by Kevin Wu, animation by Brett Underhill.
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The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained
 
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Top 5 Bacterial Infected Facts about Antibiotics
 
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Here are some of the most interesting facts about bacteria...
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The Evolution of Bacteria on a “Mega-Plate” Petri Dish (Kishony Lab)
 
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In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists from the Kishony Lab at HMS and Technion (www.technion.ac.il/en/) have designed a simple way to observe how bacteria move as they become impervious to drugs. The experiments are thought to provide the first large-scale glimpse of the maneuvers of bacteria as they encounter increasingly higher doses of antibiotics and adapt to survive—and thrive—in them. Read the full story at hms.harvard.edu/news/bugs-film Like Harvard Medical School on Facebook: https://goo.gl/4dwXyZ Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/GbrmQM Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/s1w4up Follow on LinkedIn: https://goo.gl/04vRgY Website: https://hms.harvard.edu
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5 facts about Antibiotics
 
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Alexander Fleming and the Accidental Mould Juice – The Serendipity of Science (2/3)
 
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For more like this subscribe to the Open University channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXsH4hSV_kEdAOsupMMm4Qw Free learning from The Open University: http://www.open.edu/ - - - - Alexander Fleming and the Accidental Mould Juice – The Serendipity of Science (2/3) When Alexander Fleming came back from holiday he noticed that mould contamination on an experimental plate had killed a pathogen. Fleming wondered 'Why?' Careful observation, rigorous scientific thinking and painstaking experimental work led to the discovery of pencillin. This material relates to the Open University course Exploring Science (S104). (Part 2 of 3) Playlist link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhQpDGfX5e7AjUi2OPDIkOqQv8uFhl3ZU Transcript: http://media-podcast.open.ac.uk/feeds/3399_serendipityofsciencesavinglives/transcript/36566_nc_2015_mooc_vid003.pdf - - - - Learn more for free about studying Basic Science with Open Learn: http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/basic-science-understanding-experiments/content-section-overview Study Exploring Science with the Open University: http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/modules/s104 - - - - Follow us on #OUFreeLearning Twitter https://twitter.com/OUFreeLearning
Maryn McKenna: What do we do when antibiotics don’t work any more?
 
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Penicillin changed everything. Infections that had previously killed were suddenly quickly curable. Yet as Maryn McKenna shares in this sobering talk, we've squandered the advantages afforded us by that and later antibiotics. Drug-resistant bacteria mean we're entering a post-antibiotic world — and it won't be pretty. There are, however, things we can do ... if we start right now. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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6 Most Powerful Natural Antibiotics Know To Mankind
 
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Antibiotics are a big deal. They treat infections and diseases caused by bacteria. Hospital antibiotics have become one of the most over-prescribed "medicines" today. As a result, people have ruined their digestive systems and ironically, have lowered their natural immunity to all types of infections in the future. Get rid of infections without the digestive destruction, with these 6 powerful natural antibiotics. 1.Garlic Garlic has been used medicinally by cultures around the world for thousands of years. In fact, it was used in the 1700s to ward off the plague. Garlic possesses potent antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties and is able to help protect and facilitate removal of unfriendly bacteria. It is also very high in natural antioxidants that destroy free radicals, which also supports a strong immune system. The active ingredient in garlic, allicin, is the key component to killing and warding off harmful bacteria. Crush it to activate these compounds, and eat it raw, in a warm tea or in lightly cooked food. Primary Uses : Internal, general colds, flu, ear infections, immune system booster. 2. Oil of Oregano Oil of oregano takes care of pathogenic bacteria without disrupting beneficial bacteria. It is also antiviral and antifungal which makes it a powerful, natural antibiotic with a three-in-one combination that rivals pharmaceuticals while not encouraging antibiotic resistance. The key antimicrobial ingredient in oregano oil is carvacrol. You should ensure that your source is at least 70 percent carvacrol content in order to be effective. Primary Uses : Skin infections, foot & nail fungus, sinus infections. 3.Manuka Honey Among its many other health benefits, manuka honey has a powerful infection-fighting punch. Unlike normal raw honey, manuka honey is made from bees that pollinate the manuka bush. The result is a honey rich in naturally occurring hydrogen peroxide, methylglyoxal, and dihydroxyacetone. This trifecta of substances is responsible for the potent antimicrobial properties of Manuka honey. Studies have even found that manuka honey can kill off staph infections, an antibiotic-resistant superbug. Primary Uses: Skin or oral infections. 4.Cinnamon Cinnamon is one of the world’s oldest and most common spices.  Adding cinnamon to your morning coffee is a great preventative against common infections like acne, urinary tract infection, and gum disease. Superfoodly says it is important to buy Ceylon cinnamon, as the more common cassia variety can be toxic to the liver. 5.Ginger Ginger is another promising natural antibiotic. That’s because ginger contains natural compounds that can • Fight infections • Soothe digestive issues & discomfort • Relieve nausea • Reduce inflammation • Increases stomach acid to calm digestion after a meal These properties are the reason why raw ginger is always served with raw foods like sushi. 6.Colloidal silver Colloidal silver has been known as an effective antibiotic for centuries.  The main advantage was that it was rapidly fatal to microbes without toxic action on its host. Recent research has also stated that colloidal silver can destroy antibiotic resistant microbes like MRSA (Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), the bird flu, and SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome). DISCLAIMER: The materials and the information contained on Natural ways channel are provided for general and educational purposes only and do not constitute any legal, medical or other professional advice on any subject matter. None of the information on our videos is a substitute for a diagnosis and treatment by your health professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new diet or treatment and with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provide. Image Sources/credit www.wikihow.com canstockphoto.com www.pixabay.com Pinterest.com
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Dangers of The Overuse of Antibiotics | Dr. Weston
 
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Healthcare seems to have come full circle as it moved away from natural cures into synthetics, but has now begun to look closer at the natural world once more for medicine. Part of this may be due to the new resistant superbugs that have begun to make things more difficult. Dr. Weston discussed antibiotics. Antibiotics inhibit the growth of or even kill bacteria. These have saved countless lives and improved many conditions for many years. Originally antibiotics came only from natural sources, but as demand and our knowledge grew, we replaced these with synthetics. Superbugs were predicted early on, but we ignored the warnings. Regrettably, the dire warnings have now become a reality. There are strains of mutated, antibiotic-resistant bacteria that ignore even our most effective antibiotics or even eat them like candy. We overuse antibiotics or use them incorrectly. About 80% of the antibiotics sold in the US are used for livestock. This overuse has created our new problems, but antibiotics also come with risks of allergy, side effects, and the destruction of helpful bacteria we need. Natural antibiotics abound in our world, without all the dangerous side effects, like garlic, pau d'arco, olive leaf, cloves, sage, cinnamon, and ionic silver. Our natural world has many plants, herbs, and foods that can offer so much more than we know. -- Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sunwarriortribe -- Visit us at: http://www.sunwarrior.com/ Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sunwarrior ‪Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Sunwarrior Hang out with us on Google+: http://plus.google.com/100431369190586473063/posts Follow us on Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/sunwarriortribe/
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Testing an Antibiotic Using a Disk Diffusion Assay - Kirby Bauer Method
 
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At GoldBio, we make sure each of our products are thoroughly tested to the highest standards. In addition to a typical certificate of analysis (COA), we also test our antibiotics through a modified version of the Kirby-Bauer method, also known as the disk diffusion method. The test compares the antibiotic's ability to prevent bacterial growth to a common set of standards created by the Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) in order to assure its functionality at a certain concentration. As a control, we use a strain sensitive to the antibiotic to determine its effectiveness and a resistant strain to assure it is the correct substance. Each lot is tested with this procedure. Visit the website at: http://www.goldbio.com/GoldBio-Video-Library/2/testing-antibiotic-using-disk-diffusion-assay-kirby-bauer-method **Update November 2014** Rather than going through the steps addressed in the video, this blog will just highlight important things to consider so you’re prepared to test when the time comes - https://www.goldbio.com/blog/120/old-antibiotics-wont-spoil-research-with-this-test **Update August 2017** Here is the equipment used in this video: -6 mm filter paper discs -sterile petri dishes -agar plates with no antibiotic -sensitive and resistant bacterial cultures -antibiotic to test and antibiotic for control Other items out on the bench is a Bunsen burner, lighter, tube racks, thermometer, pipette, pipette tips, antibiotics solution, forceps, ethanol, flow hood (optional) and a marker to label discs
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Watch antibiotic resistance evolve | Science News
 
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A giant petri dish exposes the evolutionary dynamics behind antibiotic resistance. Read more: http://ow.ly/xHi03041R48 E. coli evolved resistance to antibiotics as they grew across a giant petri dish coated with increasing concentrations of drugs. At the end of the experiment, the bacteria near the center of the plate could withstand a dose of antibiotics 1,000 times higher than that tolerated by the starting bacteria. Video: M. Baym, R. Kishony, R. Groleau, T. Lieberman, R. Chait
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The Immune System Explained I – Bacteria Infection
 
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Every second of your life you are under attack. Bacteria, viruses, spores and more living stuff wants to enter your body and use its resources for itself. The immune system is a powerful army of cells that fights like a T-Rex on speed and sacrifices itself for your survival. Without it you would die in no time. This sounds simple but the reality is complex, beautiful and just awesome. An animation of the immune system. We are thinking of making an App for tablets out of this video. Would you like that? Did you think the visual system we developed worked? Feedback is much appreciated! You can get the MUSIC of the video here: http://thomasveith.bandcamp.com/track/the-immune-system Videos, explaining things. Like evolution, time, space, global energy or our existence in this strange universe. We are a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful. Visit us on our Website, Twitter, Facebook, Patreon or Behance to say hi! https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt https://twitter.com/Kurz_Gesagt http://kurzgesagt.org http://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt http://www.behance.net/kurzgesagt THANKS A LOT TO OUR PATRONS FOR SUPPORTING US: Justin Degenaars jordan gardner Derek Loa Jeroen Koerts Carlos Campuzano Benoît Graham Scott Zell Tanya Smirnova Giovanna Cardoso Patrick Eyrich Alex Kaplan Chris Dudley Deanie Adams Caroline Andrewes Dean Herbert Rory Bennett Adam Primaeros Rasmus Lind Daniel O.C.L. Dylan Hoffer Maxl Heitsch Eliud Vasquez Neve Laughery Ghitea Andrei Paul Alexander Law McCormack Heavens Eduardo Barbosa Sara Shah Dario Pagnia Chris Doughty Evan Low Stephen Morse Bünyamin Tetik Romano Casellini dante harper Justin T. Greeny Liu Siddharth Bajaj Valerie Brunet Jen Tim Peter Wagner Yousif Efe Melih Polat Gaëtan Maximilian Ritter Charles Kuang Balazs-Hegedus Jozsef Petr Pilař Finn Edwards Thomas Lee Daniel Fuchs Pascal B. Seona Tea Pol Lutgen Roman Zolotorevich Daniel Jonathan Velazquez Gore Jeff "Church" Churchill Randy Knapp Brandon Liu Peter Žnuderl Swarochisha Kandregula Javier de la Garza Jan Lukas Lehmann somersault18:24 Why you are still alive - The immune system explained Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2
How Dangerous is Mixing Antibiotics & Alcohol? Debunked
 
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A study found that most people believe that mixing antibiotics with alcohol will either stop the medication working or make you sick. But what really happens?
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Killing Bacteria Naturally with Salt
 
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In my holistic dental practice I show patients on a big screen how simple things like using salt and baking soda can kill bacteria that White Blood Cells can't. This is shocking to patients but then they get how important brushing flossing are. To see more videos please subscribe to this channel. To learn more about my dental practice go to my website at https://myholisticdentist.com/. To find articles on holistic dentistry please visit my blog at https://myholisticdentist.com/blog/. Thanks for watching, Carey ORielly, DDS
The Secret Soviet Virus That Helps Kill Bacteria
 
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Antibiotic resistance is threatening to render antibiotics useless, but scientists may have found their answer in bacteria-eating viruses. Can We Create New Humans With Bacteria? - https://youtu.be/F3LAZ6DHqwg Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: The viruses that may save humanity http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20161115-the-viruses-that-may-save-humanity "A new approach to treating infection cannot come fast enough. For decades, we have relied on antibiotic drugs such as penicillin. Unless you were particularly young, elderly, or physically weak, you didn't need to fear cuts, bruises, or basic operations. But as these drugs became more and more widespread, bacteria began to evolve new defences against these drugs - and the consequences have become alarming." Remember Life Before Antibiotics? No? Wait, It'll Come to You http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-02/remember-life-before-antibiotics-no-wait-it-ll-come-to-you.html "After a century of gains in the war against infectious diseases, we're losing ground. Common bacteria, parasites, viruses and fungi are developing widespread immunity to some of our best weapons. Imagine a world where an uber-resistant staph infection could mean death by a paper cut." Phage Renaissance: New Hope against Antibiotic Resistance http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/121-a48/ "Researchers, too, are looking back to the pre-antibiotic era, but with the goal of resurrecting phages as antidotes for antibiotic resistance and solving medical, agricultural, and environmental problems." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Written by: Matt Morales
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5 Antibiotics in Under 5 Minutes | Picmonic Nursing Snippet
 
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Antibiotics and Viral Infections What your doctor isn't telling you with Dr. Alan Christianson
 
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Antibiotics, Do you need them?: A guide to viral infections with Dr. Alan Christianson http://drchristianson.com/blog Do you need to take an antibiotic? Life comes at us fast, with ous schedules we can’t afford to be sick. We become desperate! Let’s get to the question. Our four vulnerable areas are ears, throat, lungs and sinuses. Multiple symptoms in those areas equal a virus. Let’s talk about the illusions of viral infections. Symptoms last from seven to ten days. It goes from not bad to awful in this time. In the latter stages you will start questioning if you need an antibiotic. Then you say, “Hey, I am done with this. This has gone on for too long, and I just need this gone!” This is day seven or eight. The next two days, you magically get better. An important fact is viruses are typically a 10 day issue. It often feels as if the antibiotic fixed the issue. Really, it did not, as the symptoms would have gone away in that time frame anyway. In some moments however antibiotics are need. Let’s take a look: The throat: Strep throat benefits from antibiotic treatment. In most cases, strep throat is just a bad, painful throat without a runny nose, ear pressure or a cough. The ears: Although it isn’t as common for adults, some get complicated ear infections. If they do, they will not commonly have a runny nose or a sore throat. The symptoms will be more localized in the ears, along with fever and some pain. The lungs: If you have a very productive cough, fever and fatigue (probably without a sore throat, a runny nose or ear pressure), you could have pneumonia. It does take a chest X-ray to confirm. Listening to the lungs is not perfect in most cases. If you are listening closely, you might notice I didn’t address one area: the sinuses. In many levels of my training, I was taught sinus infections take a long time to get rid of, so patients probably need two courses of antibiotics. Sinus infections take about three weeks to go away. Antibiotics or not sinuses will take three weeks. If you do take an antibiotic, your odds of having more sinuses infections that year are 50% higher than if you did not. So, if you do take an antibiotic for a sinus infection, it won’t go away faster, but you have a good chance of getting sick sooner than you would otherwise. I am not against antibiotics, but by very conventional guidelines, Antibiotics are not much help with a mixture of symptoms like bronchitis and flu. One note about the flu: There is a treatment, called Tamiflu, which is kind of like an antibiotic against influenza. The data says it isn’t helpful. Here’s a trick to treating viruses. Viruses shed themselves by sweating more than anything. When kids get sick, they get high fever, and then are done. As adults, we do not have that kind of vitality. Here’s how we do it: At bedtime, prepare some ginger tea. Fill the bathtub with water that is as hot as tolerable. Put extra blankets on your bed and wear sweat clothes. A silly amount of clothes. Jump in the tub for about fifteen minutes, while drinking some warm to hot ginger tea. Ginger is a diaphoretic warming you up internally. Once you have cooked yourself pretty good in the tub, wear the sweat clothes in bed with blankets, while you sleep. After a few hours of sweat, throw off the clothes and go back to sleep. you will awaken and will have kicked the virus! You will have have broken the cycle. This method is a stronger antibiotic for most, common, respiratory infections and has no side effects! How to Lose weight with Thyroid Disease: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm-FNZQYn5Y&feature=youtu.be Important supplements: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2bjMkvccww Difference between Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBmb6qt6rfk Whole Body Cryotherapy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=328sogu-0_I Subscribe to Reset Me With Dr. C for more healthy habits. Subscribe at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/reset-me-with-dr.-c/id900090198?mt=2 Adrenals under Attack? Take my free adrenal quiz and learn how you can go from surviving to thriving www.adrenalquiz.com http://www.integrativehealthcare.com/ Visit My Website for a reset http://www.resetmewithdrc.com/ Alan Christianson is a Phoenix, Arizona-based Naturopathic Medical Doctor (NMD) who specializes in natural endocrinology with a focus on thyroid and adrenal disorders. He is the author of the soon to be released Adrenal Reset Diet, the bestselling Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease, and Healing Hashimoto’s – a Savvy Patient’s Guide. He frequently appears on national TV shows like The Doctors and The Today Show as well as print media like Shape Magazine. ingoodhealthresetyourhealthresetyourlife
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Penicillin: How Does Penicillin Work?
 
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Penicillin: How Does Penicillin Work? Penicillins are a group of antibiotics used to treat a large range of bacterial infections. They are derived from Penicillium fungi and can be taken orally or via injection. Penicillin has saved millions of lives since its initial discovery. In 2010, more than 7.3 billion standard units of penicillin (pill, capsule or ampoule), were consumed, worldwide. The penicillins were the first antibacterial drugs used by doctors, and they attack a wide range of bacteria. Penicillin's discovery and consequent manufacture have changed the face of medicine. Fast facts on penicillin: Penicillin was the first antibiotic to be used medically. There are a number of penicillin strains used for different medical applications. Alexander Fleming is credited with penicillin's discovery. Penicillin works by interfering with bacteria cell walls. Less than 1 percent of people are dangerously allergic to penicillin.
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This Syrup Is 10x More Powerful Than Penicillin (Kills All Infections And ...)
 
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This Syrup Is 10x More Powerful Than Penicillin (Kills All Infections And Bacteria From Your Organism). - - - Infections and bacteria can attack you in any season. In the winter season, the spread of flu is quite common. The immune system has been ready to fight the infection. However, whenever our immune system fails to fight the infection we take help from antibiotics. But nowadays many infections are caused due to drug-resistant viruses. In such cases antibiotics does not help to cure the health condition. Moreover, antibiotics have a long list of side effects and thus, it is better to avoid frequent intake of antibiotics. In order to improve the strength of the immune system, there exist natural remedies which are much more powerful than prescription drugs and antibiotics. Here is a recipe for a natural remedy which is times more powerful than antibiotics to treat respiratory infections, persistent cough, sore throat, asthma, chronic bronchitis as well as breathing problems. Homemade Powerful Penicillin: The recipe requires only 3 ingredients which are affordable to everyone and the process is so easy that you can prepare at home. Things you need: 1. Garlic cloves 3 to 4. 2. Water ½ cup. 3. Organic apple cider vinegar ¼ cup. 4. Organic honey ½ cup. Process: 1. Take 3-4 garlic cloves and crush them properly. 2. Add ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar along with ½ cup of honey to it. 3. Stir it properly and add ½ cup of water at the end. 4. Store the solution in a glass jar and leave it overnight to get a homogenous mixture. 5. Strain the mixture in the morning and store in the dark and cold place. 6. If you are suffering from infection then take 1 tbsp of this solution after every couple of hours until you get rid of the infection. 7. If you are not sick but want to boost your immune system then take 4-5 drops of the solution every day. 8. Use this remedy for a month time and your immune system will become stronger. You can add this solution to your daily routine to remain healthy. Health benefits of the ingredients: Garlic is termed as an important ingredient in alternative treatments to cure the respiratory problems. It has antiviral and antibacterial properties which help to boost the immune system. It also has the capability to fight the mutation changes in the viruses. Thus, it is very effective to fight mutated and new viruses. It consists of a compound called allicin which is provided to be 10 times more powerful than penicillin. With the combination of all the healthy properties, garlic is recognized as super food which helps us to remain healthy all the time. Apple Cider Vinegar helps to fight the viruses and bacteria due to the antibacterial and antiviral properties. It also stimulates the immune system to protect us from infection. It consists of beneficial bacteria, enzymes and trace minerals which are very important to promote overall well-being and health. Honey is proven to be the best ingredient to treat cough and sore throat. It has anti-inflammatory and soothing properties which help to provide relief from irritation caused by infection. The organic honey is a rich source of vitamins, enzyme, minerals and antioxidants which help us to remain healthy all the time. So, now onwards just avoid the overuse of antibiotics and switch to the natural method to boost your immune system.
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What Would Happen in a World WITHOUT ANTIBIOTICS
 
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The first antibiotic, penicillin, was discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming and they are used to fight bacterial diseases and infections. The problem is that they are overprescribed and often prescribed to fight viruses, like the common cold and influenza, despite the fact that antibiotics aren’t effective against viruses. →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 → → GET A T-SHIRT - http://www.toptenz.net/toptenz-t-shirts →Top 10 Objects That Were Clearly Invented Just to Annoy Physics: https://youtu.be/0MVGeRa-vLo →Simon's VLOG: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvqt8j7DfPmveJp3UOk9XTg Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Brand new videos 7 days a week! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theoriginaltoptenz/ Other TopTenz Videos: Top 10 CONSPIRACY Theories About MEDICINE https://youtu.be/uDFi1VeayTw?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnLt3JIYHY_PUk7TrxFJZFGK Top 10 SHOCKING Real Theories About ZOMBIES https://youtu.be/wSzxKur2b20?list=PLQ4d2-ByGhnLt3JIYHY_PUk7TrxFJZFGK Text version: Coming up: 10. Couldn't Treat Infectious Disease 9. Tattoos Will Become Less Popular 8. Rates of Cosmetic Surgery Will Decrease 7. Most People Will Have to Become Vegan 6. Cancer Treatment Would Stop 5. No More Major Surgery or Organ Transplants 4. Accidents Could be Death Sentences 3. Condom Sales Will Skyrocket 2. Child Birth Will Become Much More Dangerous 1. Economic Collapse Source/Further reading: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bc/E_coli_at_10000x,_original.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6f/Angel_tattoo.JPG https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ec/Breast_implants_in_hand_01.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/59/2789694551_37beafc438_b_-_Grass_Fed_Beef_-_Ryan_Thompson_-_Flickr_-_USDAgov.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d5/Radiation_therapy.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e6/Flickr_-_Official_U.S._Navy_Imagery_-_Doctors_perform_surgery_together..jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1f/Head_On_Collision.jpg https://pixabay.com/static/uploads/photo/2015/07/17/15/40/red-condoms-849407_960_720.jpg https://pixabay.com/static/uploads/photo/2014/05/31/09/01/woman-358779_960_720.jpg https://pixabay.com/static/uploads/photo/2013/11/22/06/30/crash-215512_960_720.jpg
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Rise of the Superbugs
 
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Check out GROSS SCIENCE: http://bit.ly/1DH5zbv Subscribe: http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub Twitter: @okaytobesmart ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Are we entering the post-antibiotic era? Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are on the rise, with millions of infections reported every year and thousands of deaths. How does antibiotic resistance work? How did we get here? And what can we do in the future to make sure that papercuts don't spell a death sentence? Explore further: Imagining the Post-Antibiotics Future - Maryn McKenna: https://medium.com/editors-picks/892b57499e77 Antibiotic-Resistant Germs, Lying in Wait Everywhere - Carl Zimmer: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/08/science/antibiotic-resistant-germs-lying-in-wait.html?_r=2 The story of Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/landmarks/flemingpenicillin.html Ramanan Laxminarayan at TEDMED: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWHq2m_Hwhw FDA statement on Triclosan (in antibacterial soap): http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm205999.htm Have an idea for an episode or an amazing science question you want answered? Leave a comment below! Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/okaytobesmart http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Follow on Instagram: http://instagram.com/jtotheizzoe ----------------- It's Okay To Be Smart is written and hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.DFollow me on Twitter: @jtotheizzoe Email me: itsokaytobesmart AT gmail DOT com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart Google+ https://plus.google.com/+itsokaytobesmart For more awesome science, check out: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Produced by PBS Digital Studios: http://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigitalstudios Joe Hanson - Creator/Host/Writer Joe Nicolosi - Director Amanda Fox - Producer, Spotzen IncKate Eads - Associate Producer Andrew Matthews - Editing/Motion Graphics/Animation Katie Graham - Director of Photography John Knudsen - Gaffer Dalton Allen - Post-Production Intern Theme music: "Ouroboros" by Kevin MacLeod Other music via APM Stock images from Shutterstock, stock footage from Videoblocks ----------------- Last week's video: The Recipe For Life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuBWjY9BpEc More videos: Why Does February Have 28 Days? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgKaHTh-_Gs Why Vaccines Work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aNhzLUL2ys Why Are Some People Left-Handed? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPvMUpcxPSA Where Does the Smell of Rain Come From? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGcE5x8s0B8
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How Antibiotics Work ?
 
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Antibiotics work by affecting things that bacterial cells have but human cells don't. For example, human cells do not have cell walls, while many types of bacteria do. The antibiotic penicillin works by keeping a bacterium from building a cell wall. The Antibiotics work at 3 levels,the first level is at Gene Expression of Bacteria,The gene expression of Bacteria is three step process where we see the flow of Information from DNA to RNA to Protein ,we see the DNA ,Transfers its information into mRNA molecules through a process called Transcription and from the information of mRNA molecule, the bacteria produces a Protein in the process of Translation. When both of the processes are stopped by Antibiotics the cell ceases to exist and also the DNA replication of Bacteria is halted by some Antibiotics…. Another novel, working of Antibiotics is that they Inhibit the cell wall synthesis of Bacteria……We humans don’t have cell wall in our cells ,,, so the cell wall becomes easy target of Antibiotics . And finally there are some antibiotics like Sulfa antibiotics that inhibit that inhibit the folate synthesis in Bacteria by competitive inhibition of enzymes. Antibiotics like Rifampicin , clindimycin , Beta Lactam , Pencillin and Chloramphenicol affect the bacteria growth and processes at various levels.
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Antibiotics Facts | Unknown Facts about Antibiotics that can Surprise you!
 
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Let's know some interesting facts about antibiotics that can surprise you! Antibiotics is A drug used to treat bacterial infections. Antibiotics have no effect on viral infections. Originally, an antibiotic was a substance produced by one microorganism that selectively inhibits the growth of another. Synthetic antibiotics, usually chemically related to natural antibiotics, have since been produced that accomplish comparable tasks. In 1926, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, a substance produced by fungi that appeared able to inhibit bacterial growth. In 1939, Edward Chain and Howard Florey further studied penicillin and later carried out trials of penicillin on humans (with what were deemed fatal bacterial infections). Fleming, Florey and Chain shared the Nobel Prize in 1945 for their work which ushered in the era of antibiotics. Music credit: ============== Music is provided by NCS Lensko - Let's Go! [NCS Release] https://youtu.be/mSLuJYtl89Y Lensko Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Lenskoofficial SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/lensko Twitter https://twitter.com/LenskoNorway NCS Spotify http://spoti.fi/NCS SoundCloud http://soundcloud.com/nocopyrightsounds Facebook http://facebook.com/NoCopyrightSounds Twitter http://twitter.com/NCSounds Google+ http://google.com/+nocopyrightsounds Instagram http://instagram.com/nocopyrightsounds_ ==============================
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Attack of the Super Bugs
 
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Don't panic! But you should really know about antibiotic-resistant bacteria, aka super bugs. They're here, and they're doing very well, thank you. SciShow explains what they are, how they're getting around our best drugs, and what science (and you) can do to help. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/artist/52/SciShow Or help support us by subscribing to our page on Subbable: https://subbable.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Thanks Tank Tumblr: http://thankstank.tumblr.com Sources: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2011/08/31/bacteria-resisting-antibiotics-for-at-least-30000-bc/ http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/superbug http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/jpids/prpaper.pdf http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/antibiotic-use/antibiotic-resistance-faqs.html http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-do-antibiotics-kill-b/ http://health.howstuffworks.com/medicine/medication/question88.htm http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/dm28pe.html http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1945/fleming-bio.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpKZvnJwicA CDC ad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikZQPB45Zbw -- Karl Klose TED talk http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/campaign-materials/print-materials/Brochure-general-color.pdf http://www.livescience.com/43301-explainer-what-is-a-virus.html http://www.microbeworld.org/types-of-microbes/bacteria http://uhavax.hartford.edu/bugl/histepi.htm http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-diseases/plague-article/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tim-fothergill-phd/superbugs_b_4709723.html http://www.bioexpress.ac.cn/upload/20110916-nature10388.pdf http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC90351/ http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/consumer-health/in-depth/antibiotics/art-20045720 http://www.idsociety.org/Index.aspx http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/resistance-to-antibiotics-is-becoming-a-crisis/2012/07/10/gJQAFwFfbW_story.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tim-fothergill-phd/antibiotic-research_b_4784234.html http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/04/16/cid.cit152.full http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/swapping-germs/ http://www.mayoclinic.org/medical-professionals/clinical-updates/digestive-diseases/quick-inexpensive-90-percent-cure-rate - fecal transplant http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110608093745.htm http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120326113626.htm http://www.healthline.com/health-news/tech-two-new-techniques-to-fight-bacteria-without-antibiotics-101813 http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2013/oct/beyond-antibiotics-%E2%80%9Cppmos%E2%80%9D-offer-new-approach-bacterial-infection -PPMO * http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3278648/ -- phage* http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-11/bacteria-swap-gene-information-through-global-network http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2011/hgt-bacteria-1031 http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/life/cellular-microscopic/question561.htm http://www.evolution-of-life.com/en/observe/video/fiche/mutations-selection-the-bacteria-resist.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK21942/
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Adam Ruins Everything - Why Our Misuse of Antibiotics Could Mean the End of Modern Medicine | truTV
 
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The rise of resistant bacteria will spread to other bacteria and people, leaving antibiotics useless. SUBSCRIBE to get the latest truTV content: http://bit.ly/truTVSubscribe Check Adam’s Sources: http://bit.ly/1Q7MHpK Check out videos from Impractical Jokers: http://bit.ly/IJTruTV Check out videos from Billy On The Street: http://bit.ly/BillyOnTheStreet Check out videos from Adam Ruins Everything: http://bit.ly/ARETruTV Check out videos from The Carbonaro Effect: http://bit.ly/TheCarbonaroEffect Check out videos from Comedy Knockout: http://bit.ly/ComedyKnockout Check out videos from Hack My Life: Inside Hacks: http://bit.ly/HackMyLife Check out videos from Talk Show The Game Show: http://bit.ly/TalkShowTheGameShow Check out videos from Upscale with Prentice Penny: http://bit.ly/UpscaleWithPrenticePenny See more from truTV: http://bit.ly/FunnyBecauseItsTRU Like truTV on Facebook: http://bit.ly/truTVFacebook Follow truTV on Twitter: http://bit.ly/truTVTweets Follow truTV on Instagram: http://bit.ly/truTVInsta About Adam Ruins Everything: In Adam Ruins Everything, host Adam Conover employs a combination of comedy, history and science to dispel widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted. A blend of entertainment and enlightenment, Adam Ruins Everything is like that friend who knows a little bit too much about everything and is going to tell you about it... whether you like it or not.  About truTV: Seen across multiple platforms in 90 million households, truTV delivers a fresh and unexpected take on comedy with such popular original series as Impractical Jokers, Billy on the Street, The Carbonaro Effect, Adam Ruins Everything, Hack My Life and Fameless, as well as the original scripted comedy Those Who Can’t. The fun doesn’t stop there. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. Adam Ruins Everything - Why Our Misuse of Antibiotics Could Mean the End of Modern Medicine | truTV http://bit.ly/truTVSubscribe
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Pharmacology – ANTIBIOTICS – CELL WALL & MEMBRANE INHIBITORS (MADE EASY)
 
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Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/speedpharmacology Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpeedPharmacology/ Get Speed Pharmacology Merch Here: https://teespring.com/stores/speed-pharmacology **************************************************************************************************** This is Part 1 of a 2-Part lecture on Antibiotics. Topics covered include: classification of antibiotics; cell wall structure of Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, Mycobacteria; mechanism of action and side effects of Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors: Beta-lactams (Penicillins, Cephalosporins, Carbapenems, Monobactams), Beta-lactamases (Avibactam, Clavulanic acid, Sulbactam, Tazobactam), Fosfomycin, Cycloserine, Vancomycin, Bacitracin, Antimycobacterial drugs (Isoniazid, Ethambutol), mechanism of action and side effects of Cell Membrane Integrity Disruptors: Daptomycin, Polymyxins. Source of diagram at 6:49 : http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2180/11/16
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DRUG FACTS Penicillin
 
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Penicillin the antibiotic information.
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Antibiotic resistance in gonorrhea - Video Learning - WizScience.com
 
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The Gonorrhea bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae has developed antibiotic resistance to many antibiotics. Beta-lactams like penicillin were widely used to treat gonorrhea in the 1940s. There are three general mechanisms that may allow bacteria to become resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics: # inability to access/target penicillin-binding protein enzyme # inhibition of binding to PBP via modification of the enzyme # hydrolysis/inactivation of the antibiotic by beta-lactamases. Overuse of penicillin contributed to "Neisseria gonorrhoeae" developing high resistance to penicillin through two main mechanisms: chromosomally mediated resistance and penicillinase-mediated resistance . Chromosomally mediated resistance occurred through step-wise changes over many years. Chromosomal mutations in the "penA", "mtr", and "penB" genes are the major mechanisms for CMRNG. The "penA" gene encodes an alternative penicillin-binding protein, PBP-2. This mechanism falls under the second general mechanism for beta-lactam resistance. PBPs, also known as transpeptidases, are targets for beta-lactams. These enzymes are involved in peptidoglycan synthesis which is a major component of the bacterial cell wall. PBPs cross-link the amino acid strands of peptidoglycan during synthesis. Normally, beta-lactams bind the PBPs and thereby inhibit the cross-linking of peptidoglycan. When this occurs, the cell wall of the bacterium is compromised and often results in cell death. When "N. gonorrhoeae" encodes "penA", the new PBP-2 that is synthesized is no longer recognized by the beta-lactams rendering the bacterium resistant. Wiz Science™ is "the" learning channel for children and all ages. SUBSCRIBE TODAY Disclaimer: This video is for your information only. The author or publisher does not guarantee the accuracy of the content presented in this video. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Background Music: "The Place Inside" by Silent Partner (royalty-free) from YouTube Audio Library. This video uses material/images from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antibiotic+resistance+in+gonorrhea, which is released under Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ . This video is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ . To reuse/adapt the content in your own work, you must comply with the license terms.
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10 Fantastic Fungi Superpowers
 
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Join Hank Green to learn ten weird, scary, and amazing things fungi can do! Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters -- we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Accalia Elementia, Kathy & Tim Philip, Kevin Bealer, Justin Lentz, Fatima Iqbal, Thomas J., Chris Peters, Tim Curwick, Lucy McGlasson, Andreas Heydeck, Will and Sonja Marple, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Charles George, Christopher Collins, and Patrick D. Ashmore. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: Magic Mushrooms http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/drug-profiles/mushrooms#medical http://www.cesar.umd.edu/cesar/drugs/psilocybin.asp http://science.howstuffworks.com/magic-mushroom6.htm Ergot Poisoning http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/witches-curse-clues-evidence/1501/ http://www.britannica.com/science/alkaloid Zombie Ants: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fungus-makes-zombie-ants/ http://news.psu.edu/story/323688/2014/08/22/research/zombie-ant-fungi-know-brains-their-hosts http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/603640 Medicinal Fungi: https://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Penicillium http://herbarium.usu.edu/fungi/funfacts/penicillin.htm http://www.smw.ch/docs/pdf200x/2001/21/smw-09702.pdf http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1003496 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023%2FA%3A1008990919682 http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/the-real-story-behind-the-worlds-first-antibiotic/ The largest fungus: http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20141114-the-biggest-organism-in-the-world http://openjournals.wsu.edu/index.php/pnwfungi/article/view/1075 http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/x03-065#.VxVSV5MrK9s The fastest fungus: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0003237 http://eol.org/pages/38244/details http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/GUNS/GUNBLST.html http://www.britannica.com/science/Pilobolus-fungus-genus The deadliest fungi: http://www.britannica.com/list/7-of-the-worlds-most-poisonous-mushrooms http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/a?dbs+hsdb:@term+@DOCNO+7755 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3521283/ http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040402001008249 Cheesy fungi: http://phys.org/news/2015-09-life-domesticated-cheese-making-fungi.html http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bit.260180706/pdf http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/roquefort-cheese/ Boozy fungi: http://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/yeast-fermentation-and-the-making-of-beer-14372813 http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/a-sip-for-the-ancestors-the-true-story-of-civilizations-stumbling-debt-to-beer-and-fungus/ https://www.wyeastlab.com/he-yeast-fundamentals.cfm
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Mechanism of Antibiotic Resistance
 
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In this Video the mechanism of Antibiotic resistance has been discussed in a detailed manner.You will clear the concepts of the following things : 1.Transfer of Antibiotic Resistant Genes. 2.Plasmid Resistant Genes. 3.Antibiotic Inactivation 4.PBP Site in MRSA. 5.Active Efflux.
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Growing Bacteria - Petri Dish
 
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Order now at http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/search?sSearch=agar&sClass=Product&sType=&submit.x=0&submit.y=0 You can smell a good science project a block away. In this case, multiply the fun by six and you have one of our most popular science fair project kits. You'll get six large Petri dishes, 10 cm (4 in) in diameter, a microwave safe plastic beaker, cotton swabs and the highest quality nutrient agar. This is the same nutrient agar used by microbiologists to grow really funky stuff in the lab. The instructions give you great suggestions for collecting samples and ways to gross out your parents.
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Antibiotics - Quick Review and Facts for Medical Professionals and Students
 
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Quick review and facts on ANTIBIOTICS for health science professionals and students. Learn and review on the go!
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Myths & Facts - Mixing Wine & Antibiotics
 
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Master of Wine Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan talks about the myths and realities about drinking wine when you are on antibiotics.
How much dose of an antibiotic is sufficient for Strep Throat? - Dr. Sriram Nathan
 
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Amoxicillin is oral penicillin group of antibiotics, which was previously used in the treatment of streptococcal infection or throat infection. In any case we have seen that any infection of the nose, throat, where we see current signs of infection. The best treatment is something to do as culture and sensitivity. Culture and sensitivity means that the culture of bacteria which is there is identified and the proper antibiotic is identified after the proper strain of the bacteria is identified. Amoxicillin which was used previously in the dosage of 500 mg for three times a day for a period of 5 to 7 days is recently not found to be that effective in the recent times. We now use a combination of amoxicillin with clavulanic acid, which is more effective but in any case if you have a streptococcal infection, the best thing is to go for a culture and sensitivity, get the bacteria and get confirmed that it is streptococcal infection, see the sensitivity of that particular antibiotic in concurrence with your ENT doctor and start the proper treatment.
Can amoxicillin affect blood sugar levels ? | Life Facts
 
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Googleusercontent search. Basically, antibiotics as you know, will kill bacteria however, the infection are treating with amoxicillin could cause fluctuations in your blood glucose levels. Amoxicillin and glucose levels babycenter. In most cases, amoxicillin does not interact with insulin, although the. 390 drugs that can affect blood glucose levels 11, antibiotics linked to lows in people taking certain diabetes drugs i too have known that antibiotics can make my glucose level go very low 16, people with diabetes who take a certain class of antibiotics are more likely to experience severe swings in blood glucose, according to new 15, diabetics who take a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones have a higher the level of risk varied according to the specific fluoroquinolone, former can increase rates of hypoglycemia and the latter can increase rates 11, this study examined the effects of a 7 day antibiotic treatment on do not respond efficiently to insulin and blood sugar levels tend to remain that a broad spectrum antibiotic treatment did not affect blood sugar control (6) 9, in rare cases, people can lower their blood sugar significantly by eliminating gum disease is only one kind of inflammation that can raise blood sugar. Your blood sugar can rise after you have coffee even black with no that clear your sinuses, affect 20, (i was thinking it might be the infection, except my glucose levels were normal i am relieved to learn antibiotics raise infections and both cause an increase in. 7, 2006 i have a chest infection. 390 drugs that can affect blood glucose levels diabetes in control. According to the university of iowa health care website, a high blood glucose level is common result infection, which would in turn affect your need for insulin 3, black coffee leads off our slideshow surprising sugar actors. Do antibiotics effect blood sugars? And how? . Metronidazole (flagyl, flagyl er) worst pills. We think changing levels and diversity of gut bacteria could explain antibiotics (drugs used to treat bacterial infections) are overwhelmingly with certain cause dangerous drops in blood sugar after explaining the symptoms low (hypoglycemia) article that can interact one or more diabetes drugs increase chance hypoglycemia probl endokrinol (mosk). 1976 dec;22(6) 106 10. Effect of certain antibiotics tetracycline series on the level blood sugar and role insulin in 28, distinct study type explanations by e. Certain antibiotics tied to blood sugar swings in diabetics. High blood sugar readings caused by the antibiotics diabetes can amoxicillin raise. 3, especially if they have difficulty maintaining good blood sugar levels. On antibiotics and the impact it has on high or low blood sugar is physical emotional stress releases hormones that will raise your 22, 2003 in other words, changes color of which leads infection can also entail a decrease levels, even to medicine lower. Amoxicillin & insulin can antibiotics affect blood sugar levels? Diabetes daily. Amoxicillin clavulanate does amox clav effect blood sugar amoxicillin raise a person's sugar? Quora. Diabetes forum amoxicillin & insulin 20 reasons for blood sugar swings (no. I couldn't find any online sources to confirm it, just a lot of people who 15, certain antibiotics tied blood sugar swings in diabetics the level risk varied according specific fluoroquinolone, former can increase rates hypoglycemia and latter 28, serious side effects amoxicillin also occur. Livestrong can antibiotics affect blood sugar levels? Diabetes daily diabetesdaily diabetes 1639 levels url? Q webcache. However, the underlying amoxicillin what are normal blood sugar levels? . Antibiotics linked to lows in people taking certain diabetes drugs antibiotics blood glucose swings self can cause dangerous sugar diabetics. Months steroids can elevate your blood glucose level 21, knowing the drugs that affect levels is essential in properly caring for diabetes patients. Q how do antibiotics (specifically amoxicillin) affect glucose levels in a person with blood sugar (definition). The blood sugar concentration or glucose level is the amount of (sugar) present in a human animal after being released and off antibiotics i was again tested by my doctor no sign diabetes. G study also the role for lateral hypothesis can amoxicillin affect ovulation is our pets be prescribed antibiotics various reasons, such as a dental procedure or urinary this class of medication will raise blood glucose levels. I was prescribed amoxicillin 250mg x 3 per day last friday. 11 might surprise you!). Taking penicillin and other antibiotics increase your type 2 repeated use of raise diabetes risk live science. Amoxicillin (amoxil) side effects, dosage, interactions drugs. For a fact that in type 2 diabetes, the elevated blood sugar or abnormal level of antibiotics given for urinary tract infections tend to knock back 25, diabetes people treated with two five courses certain antibiotic therapy can alter microbiota
Superbugs That Resist Antibiotics Can Evolve in 11 Days | I Contain Multitudes
 
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Antibiotics like penicillin have a critical role in medicine, but using them is not a decision to be taken lightly. Before the discovery of penicillin and other antibiotics, a cut on your knee or an ear infection could kill you. In 1928, a physician named Alexander Fleming found that a mold in one of his petri dishes was killing the bacteria he was trying to grow. This strain of mold formed the basis for one of the most significant medical discoveries in history: penicillin. Antibiotics soon became lifesavers, and so precious that unused penicillin was reclaimed from patients’ urine to give to others. However, even back then, Fleming knew that bacteria could become resistant to penicillin. In this episode, Ed Yong explains how serious the situation can become: “Bacteria have always been evolving ways of resisting the things that try to kill them. And now the overuse of antibiotics is exacerbating that problem.” Ed looks at shocking new footage of mutating bacteria thriving in antibiotics a thousand times stronger than can kill their non-superbug ancestors. Explore more from I Contain Multitudes on Medium: https://medium.com/hhmi-science-media Follow us on Facebook for articles, videos, and daily updates: https://www.facebook.com/HHMIsciencemedia
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Top 5 Oral Antibiotics for Acne Treatment. Are they safe and effective ?
 
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http://www.cysticacnehelp.com/antibiotics-for-acne/ Antibiotics are the most commonly used method for treating acne. There are different antibiotics used to treat acne. They all work in more or less the same way. Acne antibiotics can either be used orally or applied on the skin. Although they can help reduce and clear acne breakouts, these antibiotics have their associated side effect. Oral antibiotics for acne There are different types of oral antibiotics prescribed for the treatment of acne. The most common of these include the following. Tetracycline is one of the commonly prescribed acne treatments. For effectiveness, the patient has to take the medication on an empty stomach. Taking the medication with meals reduces its effectiveness. It has a derivative, minocycline which is commonly prescribed for treatment of pustular acne. Doxycycline is an acne treatment antibiotic commonly prescribed for patients whose acne conditions don't respond to treatment with tetracycline or minocycline. It should be taken with food. Two other antibiotics for acne: Erythromycin and Clindamycin Possible side effects of oral antibiotics for acne Nausea and vomiting Candida vaginal yeast infection in women Interaction with birth control pills lessening their effectiveness Increased skin sensitivity to the sun Allergic reactions to the medication Many acne sufferers have found the antibiotics to be quite effective in combating acne breakouts. However, effectiveness comes down to the type of antibiotics for acne used and the individual's condition. A study showed that the acne causing bacteria is becoming resistant to some of the antibiotics making them less effective for treatment. Finding the most effective antibiotics for acne to treat your breakouts can be a costly affair. The problem is that not all antibiotics available guarantee great results. If you want effective acne treatment methods which guarantee results despite your acne condition, I have compiled a short report detailing 5 easy steps to get rid of acne. The five steps involved in the report don't have any side effects and are cost effective. Click on the link above, you'll find more articles about antibiotics for acne treatment and on the site http://www.cysticacnehelp.com you'll find a collection of the best articles from the net about anything concerning acne. Subscribe to the channel : https://www.youtube.com/user/cysticacnehelp Video : http://youtu.be/kv2fCDMHpv4 article source : http://www.articlesbase.com/acne-articles/antibiotics-for-acne-care-5566552.html
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What Is The Use Of Procaine Penicillin?
 
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Antibiotics: Agribusiness’s Pound of Flesh
 
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The FDA’s suggestion that the meat industry voluntarily stop feeding antibiotics by the ton to farm animals to fatten them faster falls short of the changes needed to forestall the epidemic of antibiotic resistance. Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s free nutrition newsletter at https://www.nutritionfacts.org/subscribe and get a free recipe from his new HOW NOT TO DIE COOKBOOK. (All proceeds Dr. Greger receives from the sales of his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements go to support the 501c3 nonprofit that runs NutritionFacts.org.) Note Purdue, our third largest poultry producer, recently stopped much of their antibiotic usage due to consumer pressure—a good sign! For those not familiar with MRSA, please see my past videos on the topic: • Airborne MRSA (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/airborne-mrsa/) • MRSA in U.S. Retail Meat (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/mrsa-in-u-s-retail-meat/) • MRSA Superbugs in Meat (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/mrsa-superbugs-in-meat) For more on antibiotic use on the farm, see: • Lowering Dietary Antibiotic Intake (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/lowering-dietary-antibiotic-intake/) • More Antibiotics in White Meat or Dark Meat? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/more-antibiotics-in-white-meat-or-dark-meat/) • Meat Mythcrushers (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/meat-mythcrushers/) • Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/food-poisoning-bacteria-cross-contamination/) • Unsafe at Any Feed (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/unsafe-at-any-feed/) • Zero Tolerance to Acceptable Risk (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/zero-tolerance-to-acceptable-risk/) • Past the Age of Miracles: Facing a Post-Antibiotic Age (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/past-the-age-of-miracles-facing-a-post-antibiotic-age/) • Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/superbugs-in-conventional-vs-organic-chicken/) Have a question for Dr. Greger about this video? Leave it in the comment section at http://nutritionfacts.org/video/antibiotics-agribusinesses-pound-of-flesh/ and he'll try to answer it! http://www.NutritionFacts.org • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NutritionFacts.org • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nutrition_facts • Podcast: http://nutritionfacts.org/audio/ • Subscribe: http://http://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe/ • Donate: http://www.NutritionFacts.org/donate
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HACK: HOW TO GET ANTIBIOTICS (PENICILLIN, AMOXICILLIN, ETC.) WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION
 
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Cannabis, The Plant That Stops Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
 
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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have become an out-of-control problem in our world, but nature has created a solution: cannabis. Follow Wake Up World Web - http://www.wakeup-world.com Facebook http://www.facebook.com/joinwakeupworld Twitter - http://twitter.com/joinwakeupworld
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Pharmacology- Antibacterial drugs classification (Hindi)
 
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This video is brief introduction of antibiotics and discusses their classification. The classification is discussed with few details of mechanisms. Detailed discussion of various class of drugs will be discussed in videos to come. So stay tuned and don't forget to SUBSCRIBE.
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New Antibiotic Discovered in Ocean Bacteria
 
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A new kind of antibiotic compound has been discovered in microorganisms living in the ocean off the California coast. A new kind of antibiotic compound has been discovered in microorganisms living in the ocean off the California coast. Scientists from the University of California San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography have found the antibiotic, called anthracimycin, to potentially be effective against anthrax and MRSA infections that can't be cured with other antibiotics. It is derived from bacteria that were found living in the Pacific Ocean sediment. William Fenical, Professor of Oceanography and Pharmaceutical Science at Scripps, who led the research said: "The real importance of this work is that anthracimycin has a new and unique chemical structure. The discovery of truly new chemical compounds is quite rare. This discovery adds to many previous discoveries that show that marine bacteria are genetically and chemically unique." This is the first new natural antibiotic that has been developed since 2003. Using the same antibiotics for an extended period of time can create drug resistant bacteria. The discovery means that more analogue compounds can be developed that might be used to fight other antibiotic resistant infections. Medical professionals are calling for more funding from governments around the world for antibiotic research and development.
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Sports and exercise while taking antibiotics
 
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http://challenge.drdavidgeier.com/ds/906ca4c8 I want to help you! Please take a few seconds to share the biggest challenge or struggle you’re facing with your injury! Click here! http://www.drdavidgeier.com/sports-exercise-antibiotics Click the link above for more information about antibiotics and other resources to stay healthy and perform your best. Get That Doesn't Have To Hurt FREE! This eBook offers tips that you can take to avoid injuries and perform your best! Plus, learn tips to keep your children safe in sports. http://www.sportsmedicinesimplified.com/that-doesnt-have-to-hurt-ebook Please note: I don't respond to questions and requests for specific medical advice left in the comments to my videos. I receive too many to keep up (several hundred per week), and legally I can't offer specific medical advice to people who aren't my patients (see below). If you want to ask a question about a specific injury you have, leave it in the comments below, and I might answer it in an upcoming Ask Dr. Geier video. If you need more detailed information on your injury, go to my Resources page: https://www.drdavidgeier.com/resources/ The content of this YouTube Channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/drdavidgeier (“Channel”) is for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. The Channel may offer health, fitness, nutritional and other such information, but such information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. This content should not be used to self-diagnose or self-treat any health, medical, or physical condition. The content does not and is not intended to convey medical advice and does not constitute the practice of medicine. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON THIS INFORMATION AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR, NOR DOES IT REPLACE, PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. You should consult with your healthcare professional before doing anything contained on this Channel. You agree that Dr. Geier is not responsible for any actions or inaction on your part based on the information that is presented on the Channel. Dr. David Geier Enterprises, LLC makes no representations about the accuracy or suitability of the content. USE OF THE CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. Athletic people often face upper respiratory infections and other medical illnesses. Occasionally they need antibiotics to treat these infections. While it can be safe to exercise or play sports while taking antibiotics, there are some concerns worth discussing with your doctor. The concern that has received the most attention is the risk of tendon rupture. Fluoroquinolones, including ciprofloxacin (Cipro) and levofloxacin (Levaquin), are often used to treat urinary infections. These antibiotics have been associated with increased risks of tendon ruptures. Antibiotic-associated diarrhea can occur when you take antibiotics. These medications can alter the normal bacteria in the G.I. system. In order to decrease your chance of having diarrhea, your doctor can keep the duration of antibiotic treatment as short as possible that still eliminates the infection. Antibiotics that have been linked to photosensitivity are a concern for anyone who plays outdoor sports or exercises outside. Tetracyclines, fluoroquinolones and sulfa drugs are believed to carry this risk. It is possible that you could develop a serious sunburn on body parts exposed to the sun or have an increased risk of skin cancer if you use these medications. Theoretically you should avoid these antibiotics or use sunscreen and wear fully protective clothing. By no means does this list of concerns represent medical advice. If you have an infection and require antibiotic treatment, you should ask the doctor about possible complications with those drugs, especially as they pertain to exercise and sports. Please remember, while I appreciate your questions, I cannot and will not offer specific medical advice by email, online, on my show, or in the comments at the end of these posts. My responses are meant to provide general medical information and education. Please consult your physician or health care provider for your specific medical concerns.
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Garlic Proven 100 Times More Effective Than Antibiotics, Working In A Fraction of The Time
 
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http://preventdisease.com/news/12/050212_Garlic-Proven-100-Time-More-Effective-Than-Antibiotics.shtml Garlic Proven 100 Times More Effective Than Antibiotics, Working In A Fraction of The Time A significant finding from Washington State University shows that garlic is 100 times more effective than two popular antibiotics at fighting disease causing bacteria commonly responsible for foodborne illness. Their work was published recently in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy a follow-up to the author's previous research in Applied and Environmental Microbiology which conclusively demonstrated that garlic concentrate was effective in inhibiting the growth of C. jejuni bacteria. Garlic is probably nature's most potent food. It is one of the reasons people who eat the Mediterranean diet live such long healthy lives. Garlic is also a powerful performer in the research lab. "This work is very exciting to me because it shows that this compound has the potential to reduce disease-causing bacteria in the environment and in our food supply," said Xiaonan Lu, a postdoctoral researcher and lead author of the paper. One of the most interesting of the recent findings is that garlic increases the overall antioxidant levels of the body. Scientifically known as Allium sativa, garlic has been famous throughout history for its ability to fight off viruses and bacteria. Louis Pasteur noted in 1858 that bacteria died when they were doused with garlic. From the Middle Ages on, garlic has been used to treat wounds, being ground or sliced and applied directly to wounds to inhibit the spread of infection. The Russians refer to garlic as Russian penicillin. "This is the first step in developing or thinking about new intervention strategies," saif Michael Konkel, a co-author who has been researching Campylobacter jejuni for 25 years. "Campylobacter is simply the most common bacterial cause of food-borne illness in the United States and probably the world," Konkel said. Some 2.4 million Americans are affected every year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with symptoms including diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain and fever. The bacteria also are responsible for triggering nearly one-third of the cases of a rare paralyzing disorder known as Guillain-Barre syndrome. Diallyl disulfide is an organosulfur compound derived from garlic and a few other genus Allium plants. It is produced during the decomposition of allicin, which is released upon crushing garlic Lu and his colleagues looked at the ability of diallyl sulfide to kill the bacterium when it is protected by a slimy biofilm that makes it 1,000 times more resistant to antibiotics than the free floating bacterial cell. They found the compound can easily penetrate the protective biofilm and kill bacterial cells by combining with a sulfur-containing enzyme, subsequently changing the enzyme's function and effectively shutting down cell metabolism. The researchers found the diallyl sulfide was as effective as 100 times as much of the antibiotics erythromycin and ciprofloxacin and often would work in a fraction of the time. Two previous works published last year by Lu and WSU colleagues in Applied and Environmental Microbiology and Analytical Chemistry found diallyl sulfide and other organosulfur compounds effectively kill important food-borne pathogens, such as Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli O157:H7. "Diallyl sulfide may be useful in reducing the levels of the Campylobacterin the environment and to clean industrial food processing equipment, as the bacterium is found in a biofilm in both settings," Konkel said. "Diallyl sulfide could make many foods safer to eat," said Barbara Rasco, a co-author on all three recent papers and Lu's advisor for his doctorate in food science. "It can be used to clean food preparation surfaces and as a preservative in packaged foods like potato and pasta salads, coleslaw and deli meats." "This would not only extend shelf life but it would also reduce the growth of potentially bad bacteria," she said. The natural substance could also be derived without artificially introducing harmful chemicals to disruptive its disease-reducing abilities. Ironically, many researchers think that antibiotics may be just one of several factors that contribute to intestinal blockage in young children. April McCarthy is a community journalist playing an active role reporting and analyzing world events to advance our health and eco-friendly initiatives.
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Principles of Antibiotic Discovery - Kim Lewis
 
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Source - http://serious-science.org/videos/434 Northeastern University Prof. Kim Lewis on multidrug resistance pump, prodrugs, and metronidazol
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