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Metal vs. Bacteria
 
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Even before we knew what bacteria were capable of, we were using certain metals to help fight off their effects.. Hank Green explains how on this episode of SciShow. Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters -- we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Chris Peters, Philippe von Bergen, Fatima Iqbal, John Murrin, Linnea Boyev, Justin Lentz, and David Campos. ---------- 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 Or help support us by becoming our patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.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: Antimicrobial activity of metal: mechanisms, molecular targets and applications (2013) http://www.nature.com/nrmicro/journal/v11/n6/full/nrmicro3028.html Metal-based antibacterial substrates for biomedical applications (2015) http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.biomac.5b00773 Antimicrobial polymers with metal nanoparticles (2015) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4307351/ Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Smith_Papyrus#/media/File:Edwin_Smith_Papyrus_v2.jpg https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Fleming#/media/File:Alexander_Fleming_1945.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver#/media/File:Silver_crystal.jpg
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How antibiotics work
 
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This clip describes how antibiotics work to kill bacteria, the difference between bacteriostatic and bactericidal antibiotics, and why antibiotics do not work on viruses. For more information visit our website here: http://goo.gl/KZiXJb - e-Bug is a free educational resource for students and teachers covering the topics of hygiene, microbes, infections, antibiotics and vaccinations. e-Bug has all types of resources for school and home use, including animations and videos. Visit http://www.e-Bug.eu to access more of our resources! e-Bug is funded and operated by Public Health England.
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Honey: Bacteria's Worst Enemy
 
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It may not look like it sitting in that cute bear bottle, but honey is a supercharged bacteria-killing powerhouse! Learn more about hydrogen peroxide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVSC79nxCvI 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, Coda Buchanan, Lucy McGlasson, Accalia Elementia, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Saul, Kathy & Tim Philip, Kevin Bealer, Christopher Collins, Thomas J., charles george, Andreas Heydeck, Patrick D. Ashmore, Justin Lentz, Will and Sonja Marple, Ed Shelley, Chris Peters, Tim Curwick, Philippe von Bergen, Fatima Iqbal. ---------- 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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22095907 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ed084p1643?journalCode=jceda8 http://www.compoundchem.com/2014/08/21/chemistryofhoney/ https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/aa142 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278691510003959 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-do-salt-and-sugar-pre/ http://www.livescience.com/33061-why-does-hydrogen-peroxide-fizz-on-cuts.html http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/961833-overview#a5 Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cueva_arana.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cristallizzazione_del_miele_IMG_0371.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:77_1gpe.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apis_mellifera_Portrait.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylglyoxal#/media/File:Pyruvaldehyde.svg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Manuka_flowers_and_native_bee.jpg
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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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How do bacteria become antibiotic resistant?
 
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A quick classroom on how bacteria acquire antibiotic resistance and the threat they posses on our health.
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Does Drinking Alcohol Kill Your Gut Bacteria?
 
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Alcohols are used to disinfect things all the time, which makes drinking them sound bad for the helpful critters in your gut. But, turns out, drinking in moderation could actually be good for your microbiome. Host: Michael Aranda We're conducting a survey of our viewers! If you have time, please give us feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Hosted by: ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: KSam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- 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: http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.pharmtox.39.1.127?journalCode=pharmtox https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2539099/ http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2621.2004.tb09938.x/full http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0956713514004411 https://www.foodsafety.gov/poisoning/causes/bacteriaviruses/index.html http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=2195 https://www.jstor.org/stable/3702740 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7670/ https://academic.oup.com/nutritionreviews/article-abstract/71/7/483/1807403/Ethanol-metabolism-and-its-effects-on-the http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/95/6/1323.long ; http://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/22/1/99/htm http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924224410001068 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07315724.2014.904763 http://pubs.rsc.org/-/content/articlelanding/2016/fo/c5fo00886g/unauth#!divAbstract https://link.springer.com/article/10.2478/s11536-007-0048-9 http://pubs.rsc.org/-/content/articlehtml/2016/fo/c6fo00218h http://journals.lww.com/epidem/Abstract/2001/03000/Alcohol_as_a_Gastric_Disinfectant__The_Complex.13.aspx https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/90168 http://pmj.bmj.com/content/77/905/172.short http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1521691803000349 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4590619/ http://www.mdpi.com/2218-273X/5/4/2573/htm https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1374273/ https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-30361-1_12 ---------- Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Galenus.jpg http://remf.dartmouth.edu/images/bacteriaSEM/source/1.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clostridium_perfringens.jpg
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Kill off viruses and bacteria with this natural antibiotic
 
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Ingredients: Garlic Apple cider vinegar Water Honey This kills infections, viruses, & inflammation. Drink on an empty stomach for best results.
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How Do Hand Sanitizers Work?
 
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The labels always read, "Kills 99.99% of Germs!" but does the science of hand sanitizers back it up? Today Reactions takes a closer look at the chemistry of what this goo is made of, and just how effective it really is against viruses and bacteria.Yay chemistry! Find us on all these places: Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions Twitter! http://twitter.com/ACSReactions Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/acsreactions/ Tumblr! http://acsreactions.tumblr.com/ Producer: Kirk Zamieroski Writer: Alexa Billow Executive Producer: Adam Dylewski Scientific consultants: John M. Newsam, Ph.D. Narrator/Fact Checker Kyle Nackers Sources: https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/no-purell-does-not-breed-super-anything/ https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5116.pdf https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/glycerol#section=Top http://ehs.uky.edu/docs/pdf/bio_laboratory_disinfectants_0001.pdf https://www.purell.com/product-9652-12/ https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/31/1/136/317796 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JrevHbZyD8&feature=youtu.be https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK144054/ http://www.berkeleywellness.com/self-care/over-counter-products/article/6-things-know-about-hand-sanitizers https://www.utoronto.ca/news/do-hand-sanitizers-really-work https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC88911/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC523567/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3408316/pdf/nihms319976.pdf https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/show-me-the-science-hand-sanitizer.html https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5116.pdf Ever wonder why dogs sniff each others' butts? Or how Adderall works? Or whether it's OK to pee in the pool? We've got you covered: Reactions a web series about the chemistry that surrounds you every day. Reactions is produced by the American Chemical Society.
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The Deadliest Being on Planet Earth – The Bacteriophage
 
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A war has been raging for billions of years, killing trillions every single day, while we don’t even notice. This war involves the single deadliest being on our planet: The Bacteriophage. Created with scientific advice and editing by James Gurney. Kurzgesagt Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cRUQxz Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt merch: https://bit.ly/2GeuQxZ Facebook: http://bit.ly/1NB6U5O Twitter: http://bit.ly/2DDeT83 Instagram: http://bit.ly/2DEN7r3 Discord: https://discord.gg/Fsstncs The music of the video here: Soundcloud: https://bit.ly/2IcLhRp Bandcamp: https://bit.ly/2IiETnI Facebook: https://bit.ly/2GIoZlH THANKS A LOT TO OUR LOVELY PATRONS FOR SUPPORTING US: Luca Perfetti, Ramkumar Ranjithkumar, Dan Albert, Bryce, Gregor Gatterer, Benjamin Schrank, Zsuzsanna Goodman, Dale Wahl, Richard, Bruno Mikuö, Josh Villars, Richelle Swinton, WeedyGreen, Turrabo, Nirup Nagabandi, Kevin Kohler, Travis Decaminada, Levi Mauk, Jack McCluskey, Jonathan Lucas, Clemens P¸hringer, Chloe Arvidson, Jason Brady, Germain Wessely, ROBERT MELTON, Rodrigo Acevedo, Kathleen Kintz, Wrekuiem, Michael Hoffman, Nikhil Verma, Darragh Chan, Kinorian, Rohith Rao, Ryan Thomson, Alberto Amigo, Matt Bodsworth, david bibb, Harrison Frede, Joseph Ricks, Taylor Smith, Ilya Tsarev, Mohammad Farzam, Tazia, Sarah Turney, Sammy Binkin, Brian Michalowski, Jiayuan Xu, Thomas Hair, Alexander Simmerl, Sven Rauber, Graham Fenech, Lumi, Stanimir Neroev, Michael Massen-Hane, Arikazei, Aakash Sapre, Sandra Giuliani, Eischen, Edznux, Alex Friele, Alexandru Dimofte, Clayton Ackroyd, Aran J‰ger, Kristiana Sevastjanova, Nadine Gantner, art haschak, Von Schifferdecker, Michael Tabron, Riley Kennedy, JP Michaud, Timo Kohlmeyer, Xavier dupont, Felipe Medeiros, Malte Brendel, Michael Newbon, Hadar Milner, Peppie T Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2 The Deadliest Being on Planet Earth – The Bacteriophage
15 Powerful Herbs to Kill Infections and Clear Mucus from Your Lungs
 
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15 Powerful Herbs to Kill Infections and Clear Mucus from Your Lungs Every year, thousands of Americans are affected by bacterial and viral infections. In most cases, it takes a longer period to recover from the problems with the respiratory system. A lot of people have antibiotics and conventional medicine as their first choice for treating their problems without knowing that they can only worsen their condition. If you use antibiotics to treat your viral infections, the only thing you are doing is adding up to the body’s resistance to antibiotics. Even though antibiotics play an important role in the treatment of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, they are usually misused or overused. Antibiotics can be used only in the case of bacteria. In other words, they will not provide the desired results and fight viruses. So, the best thing you should do is try to solve your problem in a natural way. Herbal remedies were used for thousands of years in order to repair lung damage, heal infections and boost the overall health. Today, we have the 15 best herbs that will effectively improve your lung health. So, check them out! 15 Herbs That Promote and Enhance Lung Health 1. Licorice Root Licorice is believed to be one of the most used herbs around the world due to its tranquilizing nature. It was used in the Traditional Chinese Medicine for its ability to harmonize the synergy of the other herbs. Licorice can soften the mucous membranes of your lungs, stomach, and throat as well as clean the inflamed mucous membranes that need support from the immune system. Moreover, it acts as an expectorant and reduces throat aggravation. This plant contains elements that can relieve bronchial spasms, fight free radicals that cause inflammation of the air paths. In addition, Licorice possesses potent antibacterial and antiviral properties and can effectively fight viral and bacterial problems that contribute to lung infections. 2. Coltsfoot For many years, Coltsfoot was traditionally used by the Native Americans to improve lung health. Moreover, it was used as a remedy in the case of asthma, coughs, bronchitis, etc. It is available as a tea or in a dry form. 3. Cannabis The process of burning the plant, also known as vaporization, removes all the toxic breakdown of therapeutic elements in the herb. Cannabis is definitely one of the most potent anti-cancer herbs on the planet. Many studies proved the anti-invasive cannabinoid effects and their ability to stimulate the receptor activators in certain genes. Vaporizing this plant helps the active compounds to improve the natural response of the body and significantly reduce the risk of infections. Cannabis is extremely effective for treating and preventing asthma due to its ability to open up sinuses and air paths. 4. Osha root With its roots carry Camphor and other elements it has, this plant was commonly used by Native Americans as a support the respiratory system. Osha root possesses the ability to provide easier deep breaths by increasing lung circulation. Moreover, it is extremely beneficial in the case of irritations in the respiratory system, such as inflamed sinuses. 5. Thyme Thyme has potent antifungal, antibiotic, and antiseptic properties and it is very effective in the case of a virus or bacteria-based infections. Thyme was a traditional remedy used in the treatment of infections of the respiratory tract and bacterial infections like pneumonia. 6. Oregano The active compounds in oregano are carvacrol and rosmarinic acid. Moreover, oregano is a great source of nutrients and vitamins essential for our immune system. All of them are known for their positive effects on the airflow in the nasal passage and in the respiratory tract. Oregano oil can effectively destroy bacteria like Staphylococcus aureus, and can provide even better results than most of the antibiotic treatments. 7. Lobelia Lobelia is often given to race horses to help them take deep breaths. Lobelia was the main remedy used in the treatment of asthma. It has the ability to thin mucus and break up congestion. What is more, it provides positive effects in the multi-drug resistant tumor cells treatments. Additionally, Lobelia has the ability to soothe the air paths which in turn allows you to breathe easily. Having muscle-relaxing properties, Lobelia is usually implemented in many cold and cough remedies. https://youtu.be/URHFFVjSuEk
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Bio-Protect - Advanced Anti-Bacterial Solution
 
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http://bio-protect-500.com - Bio-Protect is an antibacterial surface protectant that prevents the growth of harmful bacteria, fungus, mold and mildew. It can be applied to almost any surface and will work for up to 90 days protecting you, your family, co-workers, or your customers from dangerous germs. * Bio-Protect is the only antimicrobial technology that perform without disfusion or leaching off the applied substrate. * It protects the applied surface between cleanings * Bound technology -- unlike conventional disinfectants, poisons, phenols or heavy metals, our technology performs while bound to the applied surface (substrate). * Residual Efficacy -- Unlike other antimicrobials, our product's efficacy remains for a long period of time. Our Bio-Protect EPA registered label specifies reapplication every 90 days. Bio-Protect has been independently tested for 100 standard washes. * Porous and Non porous Surfaces -- It is against the law to apply many antimicrobials to porous materials. Our technology allows for both porous and nonporous materials. * Effective Against a Broad Spectrum of Microbes -- EPA registered for a broad array of bacteria, fungi and yeasts. * No Super Bugs -- There is no known or anticipated risk for microbes to mutate to a Super Bug. This is due to the bound technology of Bio-Protect. Other technologies work by "uploading" into the microorganism resulting sometimes in a mutation of the original microorganism. See News. * Shelf Life -Bio-Protect has a 1 year shelf life or longer unopened. Once opened, use in 1 year. * Ease of Use -- Bio-Protect can be applied in or on almost any substrate. A covalent bond forms with the applied substrate to ensure durability in multiple environments including water, solvents and chemicals. * Safety -- Bio-Protect is a completely water-based formulation. It is easily used by field personnel using a basic backpack sprayer or fogger. Bio-Protect has a long safety record with many manufacturers. This product does not heavy metals, arsenic, tin, phenols or poisons. * Green -- No antimicrobial can be "certified" as green per EPA policy. Bio-Protect is as green as an antimicrobial can be due to its bound technology and lack of hazardous chemicals or toxins. The products will eventually break down to carbon dioxide, nitrous dioxide and silicon dioxide. Bio-Protect is the obvious choice when considering the environment and our concern for super bugs.
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Clean Green:Naturally Disinfect Using Non-Toxic Chemicals
 
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Learn how to disinfect your kitchen sink using a potent combination of hydrogen peroxide and white vinegar. These everyday household items have been proven to kill more bacteria than bleach without exposing you to toxic chemicals! Cheap, effective and simple. Watch it's oxidizing power in action! For more tips,tricks,and recipes visit www.healthnutnation.com.
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Antibiotic Producing Bacteria | Microbiology
 
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The term “antibiotic” literally means “against life”. For our usage, however, we use the word to describe a set of chemicals that inhibit or kill bacteria. The British scientist Alexander Flaming is credited with being the first to notice that another organism could inhibit bacterial growth in 1928. He noticed that growth of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus was inhibited by a mold (fungus) that had contaminated his plate. The mold was later identified as Penicillium notatum and the antibiotic, isolated a short time later, was named penicillin. Penicillin impact was immediately appreciated, it was described as a wonder drug and it was widely believed that infectious disease would never again be a dominant issue for mankind. Since then, we have seen numerous antibiotics discovered or developed, and we have also seen bacteria become resistant to many of them. Several diseases, once thought to be controlled are re-emerging as potent public health hazard because of antibiotic resistance and a lax attitude toward the potential of infectious diseases.
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Shredding Bacteria With Technology From Insect Wings
 
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Dragonfly wings are covered in bacteria-killing nanopillars, and scientists are taking inspiration from them to make smarter anti-bacterial surfaces! The Secret Soviet Virus That Helps Kill Bacteria - https://youtu.be/jTwEVK7TMWI Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Insect wings inspire antibacterial surfaces for corneal transplants, other medical devices https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2016/march/cicada-nanopillars.html "Someday, cicadas and dragonflies might save your sight. The key to this power lies in their wings, which are coated with a forest of tiny pointed pillars that impale and kill bacterial cells unlucky enough to land on them. Now, scientists report they have replicated these antibacterial nanopillars on synthetic polymers that are being developed to restore vision." Why Dragonfly Wings Kill Bacteria http://acsh.org/news/2017/02/06/why-dragonfly-wings-kill-bacteria-10829 "Yet another group used black silicon to create a surface that resembled a tiny 'bed of nails' (nanopillars), which physically rip bacteria apart. That latter example, which falls into a broad category known as nano-textured surfaces (NTS), is of particular interest because it also exists in nature. The nanostructure of black silicon is very similar to that of dragonfly wings. And just like their elemental counterpart, dragonfly wings kill bacteria." Insect Wings Shred Bacteria to Pieces https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/insect-wings-shred-bacteria-to-pieces/ "Lead study author Elena Ivanova of Australia's Swinburne University of Technology in Hawthorne, Victoria, says that she was surprised that the bacterial cells are not actually punctured by the nanopillars. The rupturing effect is more like 'the stretching of an elastic sheet of some kind, such as a latex glove. If you take hold of a piece of latex in both hands and slowly stretch it, it will become thinner at the center, [and] will begin to tear,' she explains." ____________________ 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 Special thanks to Matthew Morales for hosting this episode of DNews! Check Matt out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/realmattmorales Written By: Chante Owens
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What is ANTIMICROBIAL? What does ANTIMICROBIAL mean? ANTIMICROBIAL meaning, definition & explanation
 
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What is ANTIMICROBIAL? What does ANTIMICROBIAL mean? ANTIMICROBIAL meaning - ANTIMICROBIAL pronunciation - ANTIMICROBIAL definition - ANTIMICROBIAL explanation - How to pronounce ANTIMICROBIAL? Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth. Antimicrobial medicines can be grouped according to the microorganisms they act primarily against. For example, antibiotics are used against bacteria and antifungals are used against fungi. They can also be classified according to their function. Agents that kill microbes are called microbicidal, while those that merely inhibit their growth are called biostatic. The use of antimicrobial medicines to treat infection is known as antimicrobial chemotherapy, while the use of antimicrobial medicines to prevent infection is known as antimicrobial prophylaxis. The main classes of antimicrobial agents are disinfectants ("nonselective antimicrobials" such as bleach), which kill a wide range of microbes on non-living surfaces to prevent the spread of illness, antiseptics (which are applied to living tissue and help reduce infection during surgery), and antibiotics (which destroy microorganisms within the body). The term "antibiotic" originally described only those formulations derived from living organisms but is now also applied to synthetic antimicrobials, such as the sulphonamides, or fluoroquinolones. The term also used to be restricted to antibacterials (and is often used as a synonym for them by medical professionals and in medical literature), but its context has broadened to include all antimicrobials. Antibacterial agents can be further subdivided into bactericidal agents, which kill bacteria, and bacteriostatic agents, which slow down or stall bacterial growth. Use of substances with antimicrobial properties is known to have been common practice for at least 2000 years. Ancient Egyptians and ancient Greeks used specific molds and plant extracts to treat infection. More recently, microbiologists such as Louis Pasteur and Jules Francois Joubert observed antagonism between some bacteria and discussed the merits of controlling these interactions in medicine. In 1928, Alexander Fleming became the first to discover a natural antimicrobial fungus known as Penicillium rubens. The substance extracted from the fungus he named penicillin and in 1942 it was successfully used to treat a Streptococcus infection. Penicillin also proved successful in the treatment of many other infectious diseases such as gonorrhea, strep throat and pneumonia, which were potentially fatal to patients until then. Many antimicrobial agents exist, for use against a wide range of infectious diseases.
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Antibiotics | Biology  for All | FuseSchool
 
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Antibiotics… one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century. You’ve probably taken them at some point during your life… maybe for a throat or ear infection? About 20 doses of antibiotics are prescribed per 1,000 people every day worldwide. That’s the same as 1 in 50 people every day! So what are Antibiotics? Well it is the name for a group of drugs which are used to treat disease caused by bacteria, and bacteria only. They do not work for anything else, so viruses like colds and the flu can’t be treated with antibiotics. Bacteria are single-celled organisms which can be pathogenic. That means that they can cause disease in humans and animals and antibiotics can be used to treat these diseases. In 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered the very first antibiotic; penicillin.One day after studying influenza he noticed that mould had accidentally developed on a set of petri dishes being used to grow the bacteria called ‘staphylococcus’. The mould had created a bacteria free circle around itself. The mould was the fungus penicillium notatum. Fleming concluded that the bacteria on the plate had been killed off by a substance in the mould. Fleming named this active bacteria-killing substance Penicillin. Other scientists then worked on penicillin further so that it could be produced as a drug, and by the 1940s it was being mass-produced by pharmaceutical companies.So how are antibiotics mass-produced? There are three methods for making antibiotics. Naturally - These are made by other microorganisms, such as fungi and other bacteria, like Fleming discovered.They are grown in huge colonies, where the active substance is then extracted. Synthetic - Some antibiotics can be made completely in the lab. Semi-synthetic - This method takes naturally occurring antibiotics and then uses lab work to add additional amino acids or groups to slightly change and enhance the antibiotic, to create a new type. Penicillin was just the start, we now make over 100 different types of antibiotics against different types of bacteria. So how do antibiotics actually work? Antibiotics affect specific parts of bacterial cells which human cells don’t have, they stop the bacterial infection but don’t harm human cells. This is done in two ways, that antibiotics work: either by stopping the bacteria from reproducing or by killing the bacteria. Antibiotics do this by inhibiting certain metabolic, or chemical, processes which occur inside the bacteria. For example, they can stop protein synthesis, DNA replication or break down their cell wall. This is why they are not useful against viruses, as viruses are not living organisms and so don’t have metabolic processes that the antibiotics can disrupt. This is why it is very important to check whether an infection is caused by a bacterium rather than a virus before attempting to treat it with antibiotics. The discovery of Antibiotic is one of the greatest scientific achievements of the 20th century, and has played a huge role in keeping the public healthy. However, bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics. This is a major public health threat. Antibiotic resistance is happening through natural selection. In a large population of bacteria, due to genetic variation, some of the bacteria have a natural resistance to the antibiotics. These bacteria survive and reproduce, and pass on resistance so that the whole colony become resistant to antibiotics. SUBSCRIBE to the FuseSchool YouTube channel for many more educational videos. Our teachers and animators come together to make fun & easy-to-understand videos in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths & ICT. VISIT us at www.fuseschool.org, where all of our videos are carefully organised into topics and specific orders, and to see what else we have on offer. Comment, like and share with other learners. You can both ask and answer questions, and teachers will get back to you. These videos can be used in a flipped classroom model or as a revision aid. Find all of our Chemistry videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRnpKjHpFyg&list=PLW0gavSzhMlReKGMVfUt6YuNQsO0bqSMV Find all of our Biology videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjkHzEVcyrE&list=PLW0gavSzhMlQYSpKryVcEr3ERup5SxHl0 Find all of our Maths videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJq_cdz_L00&list=PLW0gavSzhMlTyWKCgW1616v3fIywogoZQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fuseSchool Access a deeper Learning Experience in the FuseSchool platform and app: www.fuseschool.org Follow us: http://www.youtube.com/fuseschool Friend us: http://www.facebook.com/fuseschool This Open Educational Resource is free of charge, under a Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC ( View License Deed: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ ). You are allowed to download the video for nonprofit, educational use. If you would like to modify the video, please contact us: info@fuseschool.org
Antibacterial products may help bacteria beat antibiotics
 
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Triclosan, an antibacterial widely used in soaps and cleaning products, actually helps microbes like MRSA beat our most powerful antibiotics. Read more: http://ow.ly/9MAw306Ws6A
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Difference Between Antibiotics and Antibacterial
 
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Antibiotics and antibacterials are used as synonyms against chemical agents used for getting rid (kill or inhibit) of bacteria. Whereas ...Antibiotics are a broader range of antimicrobial compounds which can act on fungi, bacteria, and other compounds. Although antibacterials come under antibiotics, antibacterials can kill only bacteria. Penicillin was the first discovered by Alexander Fleming antibiotic and antibacterial.Antimicrobials are used to kill or prevent further growth of microbes, antibacterials are used to kill or prevent further growth bacteria, antivirals are used to treat viral infections, antifungal are used to kill or prevent further growth of fungi.Antibiotics, antibacterial agents, antifungal agents, and antiviral agents are various chemicals used in fighting infections caused by bacteria, ...There's a bit more to first aid than just cleaning a wound and slapping on a band-aid. Store shelves are littered with antibiotics like Neosporin, ...Knowing the difference between antibiotics and antibacterials are essential to avoid confusion when we have to resort to certain treatments in ...Explaining the difference between antibacterial and antimicrobial products.Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria change in response to the use of these medicines. Bacteria, not humans, become antibiotic resistant. These bacteria ...What is the difference between antibiotics and antibacterials? ... Strictly speaking antibiotics comprise antibacterials and antifungals (agents ...Antibiotics, also called antibacterials, are a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and ... Some sources distinguish between antibacterial and antibiotic; antibacterials are used in soaps and disinfectants, while antibiotics are used as ...
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Nuevo Disinfectant 99.999% Kill Rate on Harmfull Bacteria and Viruses
 
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This video is about Nuevo Disinfectants 99.999% Kill Rate on Harmfull Bacteria and Viruses. Non-Toxic and does NOT contain any of the FDA banned antibacterial substances
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Viruses and Bacteria: What's the difference and who cares anyway? - Plain and Simple
 
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Virus, bacterium, same difference... Uhm, right? Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/elsevetchannel?sub_confirmation=1 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elsevet More info: Virus: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virus Bacterium: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacteria Antibiotics: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antibiotics Antiviral drugs: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antiviral_drug Vaccines: Wikipedia (angol): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine Special thanks to Tamás Bakonyi DVM and Deirdre Ashdown! ____________________________________________ Media not created by me: Music titles by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0: "Breakdown", "Thief in the Night", "Open Those Bright Eyes" Other music and SFX from freesound.org licensed under Creative Commons: Zero: http://freesound.org/people/zolopher/sounds/44203/ http://freesound.org/people/tc630/sounds/47835/ http://freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/50941/ http://freesound.org/people/Woodingp/sounds/116642/ http://freesound.org/people/thefsoundman/sounds/118515/ http://freesound.org/people/kbnevel/sounds/119838/ http://freesound.org/people/elliottmoo/sounds/162759/ http://freesound.org/people/firecamel/sounds/169349/ http://freesound.org/people/ibm5155/sounds/174913/# http://freesound.org/people/x86cam/sounds/177769/ http://freesound.org/people/soundstack/sounds/179534/ http://freesound.org/people/Kleeb/sounds/180960/ http://freesound.org/people/mmleys/sounds/185996/ http://freesound.org/people/BlenderDiplom/sounds/201094/# http://freesound.org/people/Willlewis/sounds/244345/ http://freesound.org/people/pepingrillin/sounds/252082/ http://freesound.org/people/cormi/sounds/256914/ http://freesound.org/people/Kodack/sounds/258194/ http://freesound.org/people/Marregheriti/sounds/266105/ http://freesound.org/people/Marregheriti/sounds/266106/ http://freesound.org/people/rodincoil/sounds/271945/ http://freesound.org/people/PaulMorek/sounds/330046/ http://freesound.org/people/Celticvalkyria/sounds/240665/
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The 6 Types of Natural Infection Fighting Substances: Your Best Antibacterial and Antifungal
 
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Are you confused on which foods/substances are antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, anti-cancer, anti-candida and/or anti-pathogenic? Shortly you will be able to easily identify natural anti-pathogenic substances. Flesh hungry bad bacteria and fungi are the cause of illness, disease and cancer. http://vitalhealthresearch.com/what-is-candida-yeast-infection http://vitalhealthresearch.com/guide-natural-antibiotic-antiviral-antifungal-remedies Like Us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vitalhealthresearch/ Learn the 3 causes of gut inflammation and top 5 best and worst foods for your gut: https://www.healyourgutguy.com/free-pdf Heal Your Gut Guy's Course: https://www.healyourgutguy.com/heal-your-gut-naturally-guide eBook - 21 Nutrition and Health Lies Keeping You Sick https://www.healyourgutguy.com/ebook https://amzn.to/2NisBi2 Heal Your Gut Guy's Holistic Health Coach for Natural Remedies on Healing and Curing Your Gut: https://www.healyourgutguy.com/health-coaching Free 15-minute Gut Health Consultation: https://www.healyourgutguy.com/free-consultation
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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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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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Silver Antimicrobial Ions & Bacteria
 
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How antimicrobial silver affects bacteria
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Bee's honey could replace antibiotics
 
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A leg wound on a horse had defied all previous attempts at treatment. That was until he was treated with a new remedy of 13 lactic acid bacteria taken from the stomach of honey bees. Mixed with processed honey, water and sugar, the blend helps produce antimicrobial substances that kill antibiotic resistant germs. This discovery has been made by Swedish researchers at Lund University. Raw honey has been used against infections for millennia but this group of bacteria found in fresh honey prod… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/09/15/bee-s-honey-could-replace-antibiotics euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts. Subscribe for your dose of space and sci-tech: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=euronewsknowledge Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe.
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Why Did The FDA Ban Antibacterial Soap?
 
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Difference Between Antibiotic and Antimicrobial
 
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Antibiotics are medicines used to prevent and treat bacterial infections.. Antimicrobial resistance is a broader term, encompassing resistance to drugs to treat infections caused by other microbes as well, such as parasites (e.g. malaria), viruses (e.g. HIV) and fungi (e.g. Candida).Difference Between Antibiotic and AntimicrobialThe terms antimicrobial and antibiotic encompass a wide variety of pharmaceutical agents that include antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and antiparasitic drugs. But what is the difference between antibiotic and antimicrobial substances?. Learn more about antibiotic resistance. What is the difference between antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance Antibiotic vs Antimicrobial Antimicrobials are agents that act across a. This article emphasizes on the differences between these two terms .What is the difference between antibiotic and antimicrobial? LumiByte Microbiology Ch. 21 Flashcards Quizlet Concerning medicine, what are the differences between antibiotics and. Antibiotics are a broader range of antimicrobial compounds which .The Difference between Antimicrobial and Antibacterial Products Describe the difference between the terms "antibiotic" and "antimicrobial". They both inhibit the growth of or kill microorganisms. Antibiotics are produced .Explaining the difference between antibacterial and antimicrobial products.. All of these are microbial, but only one of them is affected by antibiotics. Despite .bacteriology - What is the difference between an antibiotic and an. What is the difference between Antibiotics and Antibacterials?All antibiotics are antimicrobials, but not all antimicrobials are antibiotics.. In contrast, the term “antimicrobials” include all agents that act against all types of microorganisms – bacteria (antibacterial), viruses (antiviral), fungi (antifungal) and protozoa (antiprotozoal).Antimicrobial - Wikipedia The terminology of Antimicrobial, antibiotic, antibacterial, should be more. century, as the antagonistic relationship between two organisms.Antimicrobials: An Introduction - Antimicrobial Resistance Learning SiteAn antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or stop their growth. Antimicrobial medicines can be grouped according to the microorganisms they act primarily against. For example, antibiotics are used against bacteria and antifungals are used. and work by exploiting differences between mammalian and fungal cells.
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Top 3 Herbs To Cleanse Your Lungs Of Dust Mold Bacteria And Chemicals!
 
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Iodine: Bringing Back the Universal Medicine
 
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Dr. Sircus discusses the history and absolute necessity for iodine in our bodies and why we need to supplement. http://drsircus.com/medicine/iodine/iodine-rescue ***Transcription*** Iodine today is more important than it ever has been and yet we know it´s always been important. Iodine is the oldest allopathic medicine, it´s the first medicine actually that cured specific a disease which is goiter. The governments around the world fifty years ago recognized how important it was and started putting iodine in salt and even in the United States used to put it in bread. And then come some crazy person took it out and put bromide in its place. TEXT - Bromine is a toxic halogen that competitively inhibits iodine in the body. Bromine exposure will cause the body to excrete iodine and lead to iodine deficiency. If we don´t supplement with extra iodine, bromine will continually replace iodine all over all bodies. Even in the thyroid gland, bromine can replace iodine. The consequences of this include increased rates of cancer of the breast, thyroid, ovary, uterus and prostate. Other consequences of increased bromine exposure include autoimmune illnesses such as autoimmune thyroid disorders. Dr. David Brownstein states: “ I have checked hundreds of patients for their bromine levels and I have found elevated bromine levels (with most patients having very high levels) occurring in 100% of patients. “ So, Iodine is very important, for the body, for health. The Japanese eat a lot of Iodine, more than anybody else because of the high consumption of seafood. There are several doctors in the world, I called them the Iodine doctors. Dr. David Brownstein is a friend of mine and he has written a book about Iodine and inspired me to write a book on Iodine, and I subtitle “ Bringing Back the Universal Medicine” because it is very useful for many, many things. It´s essential, we need it, the thyroid needs Iodine to produce thyroid hormones which controls the metabolism of the cells, so it is a very fundamental substance. It is been used forever in hospitals, in emergency rooms as a topical substance to kill viruses, bacteria, fungus, mold, mildew….it basically kills all single cell pathogens very quickly , so I use it instead of antibiotics. TEXT – Antibiotic use is known to inhibit excretion of Mercury. Dr.Marc Lipsitch Only once in all these years I used antibiotic in desperation for one of my children. I have six children and whenever they get sick the first thing I go for is the Iodine, the second thing I go for is the magnesium and the third thing I go for is the sodium bicarbonate. When dealing with flu or cold or anything that moves the body into discomfort, the beginning of any diseases, the beginning of anything. These substances used very quickly can, you can have a cold, and solve the cold, and really avoid going deeply into it. Same with the flu. If you use magnesium chloride orally strongly, the bicarbonate and the Iodine orally you can kind of head off a flu or cold at pass. That is how effective these substances are. If they can save a life, from a person from a heart attack, or magnesium if you inject quick enough when a person is having a stroke, they can avoid all the brain damage. So Iodine is important and can be used in cancer treatment. Dr. Tullio Simoncini has pioneered the use of Iodine topically for skin cancer, he was not aware though that you could really take it orally in high dosages and actually treat cancer internally because Iodine will be on a seek and destroying mission of anything that doesn’t belong in the body. TEXT – Iodine kills 90% of bacteria on the skin in 90 seconds. Iodine exhibits activity against bacteria, molds, yeasts, protozoa, and many viruses. Only Iodine is capable of killing all classes of pathogens: gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, mycobacteria, yeasts, and protozoa. It is a broad spectrum killer of pathogens. Some people believe that cancer is a fungus. And there are a lot of good reasons to see and believe that or if you disagree with that to recognize that cancer is usually or very often accompanied by infectious process and late stages infections tend to be fungus. TEXT – “I believe that, conservatively, 15 or 20 percent of all cancer is caused by infections; however, the number could be larger maybe double.” Dr. Andrew Dannenberg Sodium bicarbonate, is a very strong anti fungal, and so is Iodine.
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The Antibiotic Nuclear Time Bomb
 
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Antibiotic resistance is a huge problem! Antibiotics are supposed to kill bacteria, but in the end are they going to kill us? Evolution of bacteria with immunity to antibiotics has plenty of causes, but livestock overuse and human overuse of antibiotics lead to many issues for people who actually need the antibacterials. Antibiotic soaps are BAD too!
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Bacteria and Antibiotics: Revenge of the Microbes
 
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What are bacteria? How do antibiotics work? And what can we do about increasing antibiotic resistance? Jenny Rohn, scientist and novelist, investigates the fascinating world of bacteria in this Friday Evening Discourse event from the Ri. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Bacteria are our ancient enemies, evolving ever more clever ways of outmanoeuvring our natural defences and scientific technologies. For millennia, a simple cut or cough could kill. With the development of antibiotics, it seemed we would reign supreme. But now the bacteria are again gaining ground. With antibiotic resistance on the rise, and the development of new drugs having stagnated for decades, we humans might be in a lot of trouble very soon. Why are bacteria so insidious, what tricks do they employ to get the upper hand, and what can we do to stop them? Join Dr Jenny Rohn to explore these questions. Dr Jenny Rohn received a BA in Biology from Oberlin College, Ohio, where she developed an interest in viruses and cancer before moving to the University of Washington for her PhD research into the evolution of feline leukaemia virus. After working as a researcher at Cancer Research UK and working in the biotechology industry in The Netherlands, Jenny gained a Wellcome Trust fellowship to study cell shape and architecture at University College London. She is now head of a cell biology lab where she studies how the cells of our body interact with invading bacteria. This event took place at the Royal Institution on Friday 30 January. Find out about more events taking place at the Royal Institution in London: http://www.rigb.org/whats-on Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution and Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/ Our editorial policy: http://www.rigb.org/home/editorial-policy Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://bit.ly/RiNewsletter
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Battling antibiotic resistance
 
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Researchers throughout the world are working at a frenetic pace to win the war against antibiotic resistance. Without effective antibiotics or other ways of neutralizing or killing pathogenic bacteria, we face the risk of dying of common infections. Modern medical care, including cancer treatment, transplants and other surgery, is also entirely dependent on the availability of antibiotics that work. Meet some of the people in Sweden on the front line of the battle: Dan Andersson at Uppsala University, who is developing new, faster and more accurate analytical methods; researchers at Umeå University, who are trying to neutralize bacteria in various ways and find new approaches; Felipe Cava, who is studying the cell walls of bacteria; Maria Fällman, who is studying bacterial defense mechanisms; Fredrik Almqvist, Jörgen Johansson and Elisabet Sauer Eriksson, who want to create new molecules to act as homing missiles; and Birgitta Henriques Normark at Karolinska Institutet, who is searching for substances that can be used to develop new antibiotics.
How Does an Ultraviolet Disinfection System Works to kill Bacteria
 
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Would you take antibiotic if you catch cold?
 
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What is an antibiotic? A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. How it works? Antibiotics either kill the bacteria or not allowing them to grow more inside our body. When antibiotic was first discovered? In 1928, penicillin, the first true antibiotic, was discovered by Alexander Fleming, Professor of Bacteriology at St. Mary's Hospital in London. Penicllin is a substance produced by fungi that able to inhibit bacterial growth. Are there any different types of Antibiotics available? Yes. Some antibiotics work on many different kinds of bacteria. They are called “broad-spectrum.” Some antibiotics target specific bacteria only and they are called as “narrow-spectrum” antibiotics. Ampicillin, Amoxicillin, tetracycline are some of broad-spectrum agents effective against a wide variety of bacteria. penicillins (penG), the macrolides and vancomycin are some of the narrow spectrum antibiotics. How actually antibiotics work in our body? When you take an antibiotic, it enters your bloodstream and travels through your body, killing bacteria. As we seen there are many groups of antibiotics available. We will see few of them how it works? The Beta-lactam group antibiotics kill bacteria that are surrounded by a cell wall. Bacteria build cell walls by linking molecules together—beta-lactams block this process. Without support from a cell wall, pressure inside the bacterial cell becomes too much and the membrane bursts. Macrolides type of antibiotics affects the ribosomes of bacteria, by which block bacterial ribosomes and prevent them from building proteins. Since proteins necessary for survival of bacteria, a bacterium that cannot build proteins cannot survive. Quinolones type of antibiotics works in the bacteria when they begin to copy their DNA, quinolones cause the strands to break and then prevent the breaks from being repaired. Without intact DNA, bacteria cannot live or reproduce. These are some of the mechanism of action of antibiotics. All right, what are the common disease causes by bacteria in our body? Tuberculosis, cholera, typhoid, Diptheria, Leprosy ,Pertussis, Tetanus , Plague, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis are some examples of bacterial disease. What happens when we take too much of antibiotics? Well. Overuse of antibiotic leads to antibacterial resistance and also affect some of good bacteria in our body. Now, we will come to our question what we have asked in the beginning. Assume that if you catch a cold and somebody would recommend you to take an antibiotic. Would you say yes or no? Well, if your answer is “No”, then it is correct. Because, cold or -common cold is a viral upper respiratory tract infection, not a bacterial infection. Thanks for watching!! ----------------------------------
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What is antimicrobial resistance? How is it related to food safety?
 
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Antimicrobial substances, such as antibiotics, are used to kill micro-organisms or to stop them from growing and multiplying. But what happens when bacteria develop resistance to such treatments? An expert on biological hazards at EFSA explains the science. For more information: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/topics/topic/amr.htm
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How can vaccines help beat superbugs?
 
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Antimicrobials, such as antibiotics, helps us to fight serious bacterial illnesses ranging from sore throats and urinary tract infections to pneumonia and meningitis. They do this by killing or limiting the growth of bacteria and viruses. We have relied on antimicrobials for decades. But today their power to cure us is under threat. Some bacteria have developed resistance to antimicrobials, making it harder to treat the infections they cause. This is known as antimicrobial resistance – or A M R. In Europe, these so-called ‘superbugs’ kill 25,000 thousand people every year and put enormous pressure on our health systems. Experts are working hard to find solutions to this urgent public health challenge. Vaccines can help in a number of ways. For a start, vaccines prevent infections and reduce the need for hospitalisation. Overuse of antimicrobials increases the risk of AMR. Vaccines can reduce the need for using antimicrobials by reducing the rate of infectious disease. For example, the use of pneumococcal vaccines has reduced the number of AMR-related pneumococcal diseases, and the HiB vaccine has virtually eliminated AMR infection caused by H. influenzae type b. Even vaccines which prevent viral infections, like the flu, can indirectly reduce the use of antimicrobials. This is because antibiotics are sometimes needed to treat bacterial complications of viral illnesses. And vaccines could help fight superbugs in another way: researchers are working on new vaccines that would make us immune to superbug infection. MRSA, Tuberculosis and gonorrhoea are just some of the bacteria targeted by scientists. In the meantime, making the best use of the vaccines we have today can help ensure our existing antimicrobials remain effective in the future.
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What Does Antimicrobial Mean?
 
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What does Antimicrobial mean? http://cladding.co.uk/case-studies/what-does-antimicrobial-mean How do Antimicrobial Additives Work? How does antimicrobial cladding work? How do antimicrobial products work? A material known as silver ion is the technology that provides the main benefit that antimicrobial products use in the fight against harmful bacteria. It's not just used in PVC wall linings but products where human contact is made such as light switches, door handles, hand dryers and many more products are available with this technology. Step 1: Bacteria contaminate a surface Step 2: Silver ions are available to act against contaminating bacteria Step 3: Silver ions act against bacteria: They combine with bacterial proteins in the cell and cell wall, interfere with DNA replication, and promote formation of reactive oxygen species. Step 4: Bacteria die, the wall is cleaner and more hygienic to use. Silver itself is an inert product that will last until it's either destroyed or removed. What is the difference between antibacterial & antimicrobial? Antimicrobial and antibacterial are interchangeable in many cases, however antimicrobial offers further protection by eliminating fungi thus meaning any mould and mould build up is almost completely eliminated. Antimicrobial is an additional line of defense beyond antibacterial. An antimicrobial substance is one that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms, fungi, or protozoans as well as bacteria. Antimicrobial products and surfaces have been utilised in a number of different locations but are most frequently found within healthcare and food preparation environments in an effort to reduce infection & contamination. Perhaps the most popular antimicrobial is silver. Silver ions have been observed reacting with the thiol group in enzymes to inactivate them. Silver ions have also been shown to interact with bacterial DNA and prevent replication, effectively neutralizing the strain. The Benefits of using an antimicrobial So what are the Benefits of using an antimicrobial? Silver based additives for PVC provide excellent antimicrobial and antibacterial performance and give plastics and polymers bacterial protection from: Bacteria • Acinetobacter baumanii • Bacillus subtilis • Campylobacter coli • Campylobacter jejuni • Clostridium difficile • E.coli • E.coli O157 • Enterobacter aerogenes • Enterococcus faecalis • Escherichia coli ESBL • Legionella pneumophila • Listeria monocytogenes • MRSA • Pseudomonas aeruginosa • Salmonella enteritidis • Salmonella typhimurium • Shigella sp. • Staph aureus • Staph epidermidis • Streptococcus faecalis • Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus Fungi • Aspergillus niger • Aspergillus brasiliensis • Candida albicans • Penicillium sp. Virus • Influenza A H1N1 • And mould
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Bacteria Resistance and Probiotics
 
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Antibiotic and antimicrobials kill 99.9% of all bacteria and all that is left is the bacteria resistant to the antibiotics and antimicrobials, creating "superbugs". BetterAir does not kill any bacteria, but instead supplies a constant force of good bacteria, or probiotics, into your indoor environment. Bacteria is not the problem, but the solution. Learn more at http://www.betterairizona.com
Oil Of Oregano Healing Harmony For Entire Body, Candida, Cancer, Viral, Bacteria, Sickness, Disease
 
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Oregano oil is high in phenols, which are natural phytochemical compounds with beneficial antioxidant effects. The two most abundant phenols in it are:Thymol - a natural fungicide with antiseptic properties. It helps boost your immune system, works as a shield against toxins, and even helps prevent tissue damage and encourages healing. Carvacrol – found to be effective against various bacterial infections, such as candida albicans, staphylococcus, E. coli, campylobacter, salmonella, klebsiella, the aspergillus mold, giardia, pseudomonas, and listeria.Other healthful compounds in oregano oil include: Terpenes – known for their powerful antibacterial properties. Rosmarinic acid – an antioxidant that prevents free radical damage and has shown promise in treating allergic asthma and preventing cancer and atherosclerosis. It also works as a natural antihistamine that reduces fluid buildup and swelling caused by allergy attacks. Naringin - inhibits the growth of cancer cells and helps boost the antioxidants in oregano oil. Beta-caryophyllin (E-BCP) - this substance inhibits inflammation and is also beneficial for conditions including osteoporosis and arteriosclerosis, as well as metabolic syndrome. Nutrients like vitamins A, C, and E, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium, manganese, copper, boron, and niacin are also found in oregano oil. ~Benefits of Oregano Oil~Oregano oil has wide-reaching health benefits, but is most associated with respiratory and immune system health. It is known for helping prevent and treat infections, such as:Urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by bacteria like E. coli, Proteus,and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. ~ Respiratory infections brought on by Klebsiella pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus bacteria strains.~ Yeast infections, even those that are resistant to the commonly used antifungal drug Diflucan. ~ Parasitic infections caused by the amoeba giardia – it was even found to be more effective than antibiotics like Tinidazol.~ Oregano oil has strong antibacterial properties that can kill this deadly superbug. Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection – A team of Indian and British researchers found that oregano oil has strong antibacterial properties that can kill this deadly superbug. Oils like Oregano are strong and need to be diluted in a base of coconut oil or jojoba, Oregano is spicy, hot to some even especially if the liver is toxic. We need to use extreme caution with oils like oregano, and it is not recommended for pregnant women, or children under six. One needs to learn how oils resonate, before learning to benefit, as they very well have the capability to cross the blood-brain barrier, in my opinion after the liver is detoxified. My videos are not instructional, and make no claims to treat or diagnose, this is my sharing my passion, and knowledge and opinions, as well as factual researched information. Use extreme caution with oregano oil, I can not stress this enough, and check with your medical adviser if you take prescriptions before learning to benefit from the divine oil of oregano. Please stay tuned, because I did not cover it all, I could probably do three videos on Oil of oregano, and may in fact just do so. It is good for all conditions, cancer, MS, Seizures, in my opinion, and I will do videos on those. Oregano Rids candida, and is anti-viral, anti-parasitic, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, I mean, come on, it does not get much better than that. Also learn to juice the oregano along with combining the oils for total body harmony, and I failed to mention this in the video which is why it will also get a part 2. Thank you! Peace and Love to you ALL!!! Thank you for your loving support and kind comments. If I am slow to respond to comments, I apologize, but I WILL RESPOND, especially if there is a need. Please also reach me through www.facebook.com/juicerelovution and Join the Juice Revolution to learn to detoxify the body. Also, www.facebook.com/eohealing is the Essential Oil Healing page, if anyone cares to join that as well. I can be reached through both of those pages, but It may take time to reply, so I apologize for this.Guys, the Key to longevity is to DETOX the LIVER, this is key to total body harmony, Restore the Intestinal Flora, and detox the liver and your other organs will follow, Oils like Oregano will WORK, in my opinion at the CELLULAR DNA repairing level after the body is in more harmony. I ALSO failed to mention the other type of Oregano I find beneficial which is Oreiganum Compactum, and I only mentioned two in this video but there are others, but Many are simply NOT effective that are store bought, They do not contain the right variety of oregano and these WILL NOT be beneficial and can in fact do harm to the body, So purchase from a reputable source... Thanks again for listening, and reading. Appreciate you all!
Antibiotic Epidemic Review | Antibiotic Epidemic Scam | Antibiotic Epidemic Bonus
 
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http://tinyurl.com/NoMoreAntibiotics Antibiotic Epidemic How to Naturally fight Superbugs and Bacteria is it a scam? does it work? Did you know that year after year we consume more antibiotics, but get less benefits from them? And did you know that you are consuming antibiotics even if you don't want them? They are in the meat you eat and the water you drink! Almost 80% of the antibiotics sold in the USA are used in farm animals! Can you believe it? You are consuming antibiotics everyday! It's sad that no one is interested in solving this problem. Microbes and viruses are becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics. There are tens of thousands of otherwise healthy people that die every day, as doctors are unable to help. Pharmaceutical companies are more interested in filling their pockets. Jim Andrews, a medical researcher and reporter, is the author of Antibiotic Epidemic. He is offering this ebook along with a bonus called Foods, Herbs and Spices That Fight Viral Maladies. He has exposed all these facts and the solutions that Mother Nature can provide us. The information has been hidden from you because big companies don't want to lose money. This review is important as it explains the different features of this ebook. Miracle ingredients effective against a number of dangerous pathogens. A common household spice oil that kills salmonella on your kitchen counters! How a sweet substance can clobber your sore throat! An oil that soothes constipation, diarrhea, bloating and effective against the bacteria that causes gastric ulcers. The natural substances that were shown to kill C diff bacteria which can put a hole in your intestines The special sugar that keeps E coli from sticking to the lining of your urinary tract The healing clay found to possess powerful antibacterial properties as it heals wounds. Scientific proof that ancient people had access to one of the very same antibiotics we use today. Plus the big bonus report Foods, Herbs and Spices That Fight Viral Maladies. The Antibiotic Epidemic: How to Fight Superbugs and Emerging Bacteria with Miracles from Mother Earth. Get it now! How to stop consuming antibiotics. Fight Superbugs and Bacteria. tags: The Antibiotic Epidemic bonus The Antibiotic Epidemic free The Antibiotic Epidemic discount The Antibiotic Epidemic ebook The Antibiotic Epidemic Program The Antibiotic Epidemic Product Is The Antibiotic Epidemic Worth it The Antibiotic Epidemic Program The Antibiotic Epidemic Guide Book The Antibiotic Epidemic Handbook The Antibiotic Epidemic Checklist The Antibiotic Epidemic E-book The Antibiotic Epidemic Free E-book The Antibiotic Epidemic PDF The Antibiotic Epidemic Review The Antibiotic Epidemic Free Download The Antibiotic Epidemic Book The Antibiotic Epidemic Is The Antibiotic Epidemic a Scam Is The Antibiotic Epidemic Legit Does The Antibiotic Epidemic Work The Antibiotic Epidemic Download The Antibiotic Epidemic Guide check out: http://tinyurl.com/NoMoreAntibiotics Antibiotic Epidemic How to Naturally fight Superbugs and Bacteria http://youtu.be/KfrKXln65Rk
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Why we should STOP using antibacterial soaps!
 
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We may think that antibacterial washes are more effective at preventing the spread of germs. But that’s not the case. But FDA just banned all antibacterials from soaps. "We have no scientific evidence that they are any better than plain soap and water," said Dr. Janet Woodcock, the Food and Drug Administration' drug center director. "In fact, some data suggests that antibacterial ingredients may do more harm than good over the long-term.” Research suggests that two ingredients used in antibacterial soaps — triclosan and triclocarban can interfere with hormone levels, disrupt muscle function and stimulate drug-resistant bacteria. And although the chemical kills bacteria by breaking open their cell walls, the process takes up to nine hours—so it is ineffective when simply washing hands. The FDA decision does not apply to hand sanitizers, most of which use alcohol rather than antibacterial chemicals.
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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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Rise of the Superbug - Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: Dr. Karl Klose at TEDxSanAntonio
 
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Please note: Due to a power outage at the event, there is a gap in the middle section of this talk. We do not have capture of that section of the talk, but wanted to make as much of Dr. Klose's talk available as possible. As founder and director of the South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, with 19 infectious disease laboratories, Dr. Klose's research focuses on understanding bacterial pathogenesis in order to develop effective vaccines and therapeutics. For more information on Klose: http://bio.utsa.edu/faculty-staff/dr.-karl-klose/#.UN4kdYnjlvI Overview: The Superbug does exist. Dr. Klose offers profiles of bacteria and their sinister ways of evolving into antibiotic-resistant menaces. A cleverly designed slideshow accompanies Dr. Klose. 'No more meat treated with antibiotics' might be your take-away mantra. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized (subject to certain rules and regulations). Video Opener by Rod Guajardo foursandyfeet.com. Music: MUSICXXX Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Help us caption and translate this video on Amara.org: http://www.amara.org/en/v/BWQo/
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Antibacterial Fabric | RMIT University
 
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What if your clothing could protect your from deadly infections and diseases? An RMIT research team, lead by Professor Vipul Bansal, have made a major breakthrough in managing infections by developing a material that can kill bacteria such as E. coli and staphylococcus. To find out more visit: http://www.rmit.edu.au/news/all-news/2014/may/antibacterial-fabric-may-improve-infection-control/ To apply for a Master of Nanotechnology and Smart Materials visit: https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/levels-of-study/postgraduate-study/masters-by-coursework/mc204/
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GERMS | How To Protect 24/7 From Bacteria
 
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WEBSITE: www.GermProtector.ca CONTACT: william@germprotector.ca FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/germprotector/?ref=br_rs TWITTER: https://twitter.com/azgermprotector?lang=en Protection from Germs! There are million types of germs out there, and germs are not visible to the naked eye, so you have no idea when you are at risk. Sanitizers and soaps only clean the existing germs from an area, but how do you further from germs? Once a solution has dried, the area is now vulnerable to germs and harmful bacteria and soap residue can actually speed up the development and growth of germs and other bacteria's. The only way to protect yourself from germs, is to germ proof your place. How do you germ proof your place? You contact us to apply AEGIS Microbe Shield. This revolutionary product was designed by NASA to protect against germs 24/7 for a long duration after primary application. This video shows its power in attracting deadly, harmful microbes and killing them with a physical kill, and preparing itself for the next invasion of germs. One application of AEGIS can kill germs and bacteria for up to a full year once applied. See the following video of the effectiveness and difference of killing germs, between AEGIS Technology and normal Antimicrobials. AEGIS vs. ANTIMICROBIALS | Germ Killing Power: https://youtu.be/DlSn3x72Xkg We are the sole applicators in British Columbia for this germ killing technology and the only true was to protect yourself, loved ones, home and business from germs, is to protect with AEGIS Microbe Shield. Contact us to talk about germ proofing your place! We are located in Nanaimo. WILLIAM@GERMPROTECTOR.CA WWW.GERMPROTECTOR.CA germs, germ, antimicrobials, deadly germs, viruses, bacteria, microbials, sanitizers https://youtu.be/M9j7K2rjEuU
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Nature’s Best Antibiotic: How to Use Horseradish instead of Antibiotics
 
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https://livingtraditionally.com/natures-best-antibiotic-use-horseradish-instead-antibiotics/ Nature’s Best Antibiotic: How to Use Horseradish instead of Antibiotics Taking natural antibiotics instead of, or in addition to, prescription antibiotics can help fight bacterial infection and prevent disease. There are many types of natural antibiotics, including live natural bacteria found in the body, as well as various vitamins, herbs and plants. Natural antibiotics can be useful in fighting infection without the risk of your body developing resistance. Antibiotics should really be a last resort when you are feeling unwell, and the misuse of them is leading to more and more bugs becoming resistant to antibiotics. These “superbugs”, such as MRSA, are very difficult to treat, and according to Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO, “the rise of antibiotic resistance is a global health crisis. It is reaching dangerously high levels in all parts of the world.” Raw horseradish has long been used for its medicinal properties, with its healing components being thought to ease colds, coughs, kidney stones and even urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to Dr. John Christopher’s Herbal Legacy. Horseradish Health Benefits The primary ingredient of the horseradish plant is its thick white roots, which, when sliced, release enzymes that break down a compound called sinigrin. This in turn triggers the release of mustard oil, which produces the pungent smell and taste that horseradish is known for. Horseradish contains a volatile oil called sinigrin, which is broken down in the body to produce allyl isothiocyanate – a powerful natural antibiotic. Horseradish contains mustard oil and the presence of allyl isothiocyanate gives it the antibacterial punch. Horseradish is also a powerhouse of vitamin C – raw, it contains 79.31 mg of vitamin C per 100g. It is high in many essential minerals and other health-promoting substances, including calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, glutamine, glucose, acid sulfate and essential oils. Its effectiveness at treating various conditions has led to it being a commonly used natural medicine in Germany as part of a formulation called Angocin Anti-Infekt N. Several studies have shown that this medication is very effective at treating both UTIs and respiratory infections. How to Use Horseradish Instead of Antibiotics According to Dr. Joseph Mercola, a leading health expert and physician, there are certain ways you should eat horseradish to unlock full benefits. “It’s important to remember that heating horseradish can significantly alter the strength of the many healing compounds it contains, so eating it raw is recommended,” Mercola explains. Horseradish may help with the following symptoms, according to the Baseline of Health Foundation: • Respiratory problems • Gout • Sciatic nerve pain • Dandruff • Cancer • Edema (water retention) • Coughs, colds and asthma • Skin blemishes and dandruff • Gallbladder disorders • Intestinal parasites • Colic • Headaches Horseradish powerful concoction Ingredients: 1 large horseradish root (6 inches) 1 lemon 1 tablespoon honey (preferably raw, organic). Grate fresh horseradish. Mix with lemon juice and honey and put into a jar. Seal the jar with an airtight lid and leave for 24 hours. Take 1 tablespoon of this powerful mixture 3 to 4 times per day. Don’t dilute with water. If it burns your throat and sinuses, this is a good indication that it’s working.
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Penicillins - Antibiotics Explained Clearly
 
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Dr. Roger Seheult of http://www.medcram.com illustrates the key differences between the various types of penicillin antibiotic medications: 0:57 - Discovery and brief history of penicillin 1:44 - Penicillinase 2:00 - Semi-synthetic penicillins (methicillin, oxacillin, nafcillin) 3:21 - Need for gram negative antibiotic coverage (E-coli, pseudomonas, etc.) 4:26 - Aminopenicillins (ampicillin, amoxicillin) 4:49 - Extended spectrum penicillin (piperacillin, ticarcillin) 5:14 - Beta-lactamase 5:42 - Beta-lactamase inhibitors (ampicillin/sulbactam and amoxicillin/clavulanic acid 6:35 - Piperacillin/tazobactam 6:54 - Ticarcillin and clavulanate 8:18 - Staph aureus and mutations against penicillin (PCN) 8:42 - MRSA - methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus 9:14 - Clindamycin, trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, quinolones, vancomycin, daptomycin, and linezolid 10:13 - A note about cross-reactivity / low platelets 10:33 - MSSA and nafcillin Speaker: Roger Seheult, MD Clinical and Exam Preparation Instructor Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. MedCram: Medical topics explained clearly including: Asthma, COPD, Acute Renal Failure, Mechanical Ventilation, Oxygen Hemoglobin Dissociation Curve, Hypertension, Shock, Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), Medical Acid Base, VQ Mismatch, Hyponatremia, Liver Function Tests, Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs), Adrenal Gland, Pneumonia Treatment, any many others. New topics are often added weekly- please subscribe to help support MedCram and become notified when new videos have been uploaded. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_... Recommended Audience: Health care professionals and medical students: including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, respiratory therapists, EMT and paramedics, and many others. Review for USMLE, MCAT, PANCE, NCLEX, NAPLEX, NDBE, RN, RT, MD, DO, PA, NP school and board examinations. More from MedCram: Complete Video library: https://www.youtube.com/c/medcram Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MedCram Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/1/+Medcram Twitter: https://twitter.com/MedCramVideos Produced by Kyle Allred PA-C Please note: MedCram medical videos, medical lectures, medical illustrations, and medical animations are for medical educational and exam preparation purposes, and not intended to replace recommendations by your health care provider.
Antibiotic resistance/কথায় কথায় এন্টিবায়োটিক নয়
 
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Antibiotic resistance occurs when an antibiotic has lost its ability to effectively control or kill bacterial growth; in other words, the bacteria are "resistant" and continue to multiply in the presence of therapeutic levels of an antibiotic... 17th June 2013 With the discovery of antimicrobials in the 1940s, scientists prophesied the defeat of infectious diseases that had plagued humankind throughout history. However, the remarkable healing power of antibiotics invites widespread and often inappropriate use. This misuse and overuse of antibiotics leads to antibiotic resistance among bacteria and consequent treatment complications and increased healthcare costs. Antimicrobial resistance has cast a shadow over the medical miracles we take for granted, undermining every clinical and public health program designed to contain infectious diseases worldwide. Limited access to medical care and effective treatments, the common practice of self-medication, and the availability of counterfeit drugs have exacerbated drug resistance in the developing world. In affluent nations, infections acquired in settings such as hospitals and nursing homes are a major source of illness and death. In addition, community-acquired infections are emerging, both as independent epidemics and as primary sources of resistance in hospitals. If resistance to treatment continues to spread, our interconnected, high-tech world may find itself back in the dark ages of medicine, before today's miracle drugs ever existed.
Stomach bacteria: Titanium micromotors deliver antibiotic without proton pump inhibitors - TomoNews
 
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SAN DIEGO — Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed micromotors loaded with antibiotics that can treat stomach infections without the use of proton pump inhibitors, a substance used to suppress gastric acid production. Drugs used to treat bacterial infections and other diseases in the stomach are normally taken with proton pump inhibitors. However, the substance can cause adverse side effects such as diarrhea and fatigue or even depression when taken over longer period of in high doses. "It's a one-step treatment with these micromotors, combining acid neutralization with therapeutic action," said Berta Esteban-Fernández de Ávila, a postdoctoral scholar at UC San Diego and a co-first author of the study. According to the study, each micromotor has a magnesium core coated with a layer of titanium dioxide, antibiotic and an outer layer of chitosan, which is a polymer that enables the motors to stick to the stomach wall. The size of each micromotor is about half the width of human hair. Once inside the stomach, the magnesium core reacts with gastric acid which generates a stream of hydrogen microbubbles. The microbubbles propel the vehicles inside the stomach, as well as temporarily increase the pH level to a desired level to release the cargo of antibiotics. The micromotors can be dissolved by gastric acid without leaving harmful residues. The study was published in the journal Nature Communications. ----------------------------------------­--------------------- Go to https://www.patreon.com/tomonews and become a Patron now TomoNews is now on Patreon and we've got some cool perks for our hardcore fans. TomoNews is your best source for real news. We cover the funniest, craziest and most talked-about stories on the internet. Our tone is irreverent and unapologetic. If you’re laughing, we’re laughing. If you’re outraged, we’re outraged. We tell it like it is. And because we can animate stories, TomoNews brings you news like you’ve never seen before. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.com Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter See a story that should be animated? Tell us about it! Suggest a story here: http://bit.ly/suggest-tomonews Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus
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Beating the Superbugs - avoiding an antibiotic apocalypse
 
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Resistant bugs are killing 25,000 people a year across Europe - almost the same number of people die in road traffic accidents. As bacteria continue to develop resistance and the flow of new antibiotics is diminishing, there is now a real threat to human health. To help better understand these challenges and how they can be addressed, the Royal Society of Chemistry hosted a panel discussion. Some of the key issues explored were: Overcoming the scientific barriers in researching new antibiotics. How do we find new treatments that kill the bugs without killing the patients? Ensuring the conservation and appropriate use of antibiotic drugs Ensuring the research and development of new antimicrobials is financially viable for those investing in the drug discovery pipeline Tackling this issue on a global scale through global surveillance and monitoring The discussion was chaired by science journalist and TV presenter, Dr Michael Mosely, and panellists included: Introduction video: Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, England Dr Nicholas Brown, President of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC), which set up and oversees the 'Antibiotic Action' initiative Professor Barry Cookson, Honorary Professor at University College London and former Director of the Laboratory of Healthcare Associated Infection (HCAI) 1990-2012 Professor Chris Schofield, Head of Organic Chemistry at the University of Oxford and researcher in developing new antibiotics This event took place on 18 November 2013. The complete list of past events here http://www.rsc.org/ConferencesAndEvents/RSCEvents/chemistry-centre/PastPublic.asp