Tag Archives: Resistance

How dangerous is gonorrhoea resistance and can it be halted?

How has this impacted on drug resistance in gonorrhoea? The researchers compared what are called Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations (MICs) of azithromycin, cefixime and ceftriaxone in samples sent to the Belgian and UK surveillance laboratories. MIC is the minimum amount of drug needed to stop the growth of the organism in the lab dish. A higher… Read More »

Antibiotic resistance PLUS how to fix a cold fast without drugs

Antibiotic resistance could kill a staggering 90,000 people in the UK in the next 30 years, experts have warned.  Editor Anna Magee reports and finds proven ways to cure a cold fast You may think that superbugs only affect old people in hospitals, but if experts’ predictions about the soaring rise in antibiotic resistance are… Read More »

Resistance stretching to lengthen muscles – new video series starts today

Feeling stiff from exercise or want to improve your posture? Our new five part series in Resistance Stretching, exercise therapist Lucia Farina from London fitness studio FRAME demonstrates a series of moves to relax and release  Learning how to stretch properly is important to reduce your risk of injury, quicken muscle recovery, improve flexibility and posture. This week… Read More »