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Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems May Hold Cancer Cures, But They Face Threats

Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems May Hold Cancer Cures, But They Face Threats

By Holly Binns To Shirley Pomponi the sea sponges lining her office shelves are more than colorful specimens; they’re potentially lifesaving creatures, some of which could hold the complex secrets to cures for cancers and other diseases. The marine biotechnology expert, who is research professor and executive director of the Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, […]

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    Pew Applauds Measure to Preserve Effectiveness of Critical Antibiotics

    Pew Applauds Measure to Preserve Effectiveness of Critical Antibiotics

    Pew Charitable Trusts The Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming praised the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Jan. 4 for limiting the use of cephalosporins in food animal production. Cephalosporins are vital treatments for children suffering from infection. Unlike other antibiotics, such as fluoroquinolones and tetracyclines, they carry no warnings or precautions […]