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Ibuprofen and other common drugs may help antibiotic resistance spread

Ibuprofen has been linked to changes in bacteria in a lab experimentclubfoto/Getty For decades we’ve known that bacteria can evolve resistance to antibiotics but now it looks like other types of common drugs, including ibuprofen, may also help drive antimicrobial resistance. Bacteria are able to swap genetic material with completely different strains, a process that… Read More »

Medical News Today: Melanoma: More evidence that antioxidants speed up tumor spread

New research evidence backs up previous findings that taking antioxidant supplements can speed up the spread of the deadliest form of skin cancer. Antioxidants either have no effect or hasten the spread of melanoma tumors, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have added new data to a study… Read More »