Tag Archives: Research

Research pinpoints unique drug target in antibiotic resistant bacteria

Researchers have identified a critical mechanism that allows deadly bacteria to gain resistance to antibiotics. The findings offer a potential new drug target in the search for effective new antibiotics as we face the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and infections caused by bacterial pathogens. The study investigated quinolone antibiotics which are used to… Read More »

What Biotech Company Blamed for Bee Collapse Just Bought Leading Bee Research Firm?

By Dr. Mercola Bee colonies around the globe are mysteriously disappearing, a phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder (CCD). Since 2006, it’s estimated that close to one-third of all honey bee colonies have simply vanished into thin air. Where are the bees going? What’s causing their devastating demise? One forerunning theory is that genetic engineering… Read More »

Research Says These Specific Facial Expressions Mean Someone Is Definitely Interested In You, So…

Today in news-that’s-not-really news: Science officially confirms flirting works. (Science = a study conducted by researchers from the University of Kansas). But actually, there’s more to the okay/duh/obvious results. In addition to confirming that flirting is definitely A Thing and aids in showing romantic interest in someone, that same research, now published in the Journal… Read More »

New research shows COVID-19 immunity may only last few months

An employee of the Bonn professional firefighters gives instructions to a man seeking a test for possible Covid-19 infection at a coronavirus testing station during the novel coronavirus pandemic on August 24, 2020 in Bonn, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/2020 Getty Images) In Hong Kong, new research confirms a man has contracted COVID-19 for the… Read More »

There are few certainties in coronavirus medicine – research is our best weapon – The Guardian

This pandemic is frightening for many people – especially those at the highest risk – and the need for effective prevention and treatment is pressing. When there is no direct evidence about what is best to do with a new disease, we need to create it. Clearly, that means recognising that some seemingly sensible interventions… Read More »

New research finds drinking tea on a regular basis is linked to a longer life

Stick on the kettle.  Listen up tea lovers, as new research has shown that regular tea consumption is linked to a longer and healthier life. The study as reported in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, found that drinking tea at least three times a week can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve… Read More »