our microbial planet

Our microbial planet Originally, 4.5 billion years ago, our planet was a lifeless sphere of molten metal. But after a billion years, the oceans were swarming with free living cells. Somehow, not yet entirely clear to science, life was born in these primeval seas. Some say that the first “bricks” of life flew dust from…

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CHAPTER 2. “PLAGUE OF MODERNITY»

My personal journey to understanding that our microbial friends were having problems began on July 9, 1977. This date is well remembered – that’s when I first heard the name of the microbe Campylobacter, which literally gave rise to the cause of my life. I was a new graduate student at the infectious diseases Department…

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Debunking 10 Myths About Vitamins

Debunking 10 myths about vitamins REAL VITAMIN DEFICIENCY IN OUR DAYS IS RARE, and most of the vitamins in sufficient quantities to food. However, it may seem that the food is not so simple — for example, you can hear that when freezing vitamins are lost, and they can destroy some anti-vitamins. Is it true…

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CEPHALOSPORIN ANTIBIOTIC

WHAT IS CEPHALOSPORIN ANTIBIOTICS? Cephalosporin – called natural compounds derived from the fungus Cephalosporium (found in sea water), and semi-synthetic substances made from 7-ACK (7-aminocephalosporinic acid). Their features include high bactericidal, wide range of action and low toxicity. Also cephalosporin antibiotics have a partial cross-allergenicity with penicillins and high activity against staphylococci, resistant to other…

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DRINKING ALCOHOL AND ANTIBIOTICS

DRINKING ALCOHOL AND ANTIBIOTICS: WHY IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO COMBINE BUSINESS WITH PLEASURE Content: Why can not drink on the background of antibiotic treatment When you can eat strong drinks after treatment With what preparations alcohol should not be mixed Consequences of mixing drugs and alcohol Antibiotics and alcohol are absolutely incompatible components, therefore during…

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