A study explaining antibiotic resistance found the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a pathogen that causes pneumonia, sepsis and other infections, communicates distress signals within a group of bacteria in response to certain antibiotics.
A potential new treatment for cocaine addiction has emerged from a mice study where researchers used FDA-approved drugs intended for diabetes and obesity treatment on cocaine-infused mice. Craving for cocaine decreased significantly in the mice.
A conventional digital camera technology- Interferometric diffusing wave spectroscopy (iDWS) can be used to measure the brain's blood flow. This technology will helpful assessing stroke risk in real time, finds a new study.
Glycoalkaloids are found higher in green, germinated, damaged potatoes and potato peel. Ingestion of glycoalkaloids may cause symptoms such as nausea, stomach-ache, vomiting, and diarrhea and increase the risk of glycoalkaloid poisoning.