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Quorum sensing as a target of antimicrobial therapy

With the emergence of antibiotic resistance, one goal of research scientists has been to understand through which medium bacteria communicate, and how we may inhibit this conversation.

May 21, 18

Increasingly, some strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae have developed resistance to certain classes of antibiotics such as carbapenems, by acquiring a gene mutation that helps them to produce an enzyme that creates a resistance to the strongest of antibiotics.

May 17, 18

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease that largely affects the skin. It can also be associated with iritis and disturbances in other body systems, such as the gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal systems.

Apr 17, 18

Understanding the aetiology of rosacea and where natural medicine can aid in calming flare ups. 

Apr 09, 18

Gut health has a huge impact on the health of the skin, and clincial evidence supports that skin dysfunction is likely indicative (at least in part) of dysfunction deeper in the gastrointestinal tract.

Apr 02, 18

Manipulating dietary macronutrient ratios to maximise athletic performance is an evolving topic of research in sports nutrition. One area of increasing interest in recent years is the effect of a low carbohydrate, high fat diet in endurance sports.

Mar 19, 18

What is ubiquinol? How do we make it? What are the food sources and how does it work in the body?

Mar 12, 18

Inflammation generated by intense exercise may benefit from the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant capacity of white willow bark extract

Mar 05, 18