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Increasing Prevalence Of Antibiotic Resistance

Researchers found that a low-intensity use of antibiotics may play more than one role in antibiotic resistance than high-intensity, repeated use by a small fraction of the population

The increasing prevalence of antibiotic resistance in the United States appeared more closely related to their occasional use according to many people than to their repeated use among smaller numbers of people, according to Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

New Drug Significantly Slows Progression Of ALS

A new drug could significantly slow the progression of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, according to new research by University of Alberta biologists. Current treatments slow progression of the degenerative disease by only a few months and these findings could revolutionize the treatment of patients suffering from ALS, extending and improving quality of life.

Food Manufacturer Ordered To Discontinue Operations After Recurrent Food Safety Violations

A federal court ordered to Michigan-based food manufacturer to discontinue selling food products until the company complies with federal regulations and other requirements. This action follows several inspections conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, which found Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono) in the company's food preparation area.