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Even small infections would prove fatal if we return to the pre-antibiotic era

After a serious bacterial infection, doctors prescribe antibiotics. Unfortunately these drugs have stopped working since pathogens have developed defense mechanisms against antibiotics. Antibiotics kill bacteria or stop them from reproducing. Antibiotics are also found in the natural world, like penicillin.  Penicillin is actually mold fungus produce to protect themselves from bacteria. Penicillin damages bacteria’s cell […]

The amazing story of the man who gave us modern pain relief

A few years ago, my mom developed rheumatoid arthritis. Her wrists, knees and toes swelled up, causing crippling, chronic pain. She had to file for disability. She stopped attending our local mosque. Some mornings it was too painful for her to brush her teeth. I wanted to help. But I didn’t know how. I’m not a doctor. 0:42So, what I am is a […]

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