Month: August 2021

Cephalosporins and macrolides: antibiotics of the XXI century

We have already described the penicillin group in detail in previous articles, and now we will move on to the next generation of antibiotics: cephalosporins and macrolides. Cephalosporins Microbes often act, if not intelligently, then quite logically. If they are threatened by antibiotics of the penicillin series, microbes begin to destroy penicillins (that would be […]

Antibiotics are right under our noses

Antibiotics: German scientists have discovered a new weapon to fight the hospital monster-multi-resistant staphylococcus aureus. For many years, it was hidden not in the permafrost or the Mariana Trench, but right under our noses. Or rather, in it. In recent years, the number of infectious diseases caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria has increased worldwide. Organisms with […]

Evolution is racing, or why antibiotics stop working

Antibiotics stop working? Since the discovery of penicillin, humanity has been constantly conducting a kind of “arms race” with the world of bacteria, which have learned to adapt quickly after the advent of new antibiotics. And, alas, today in this race we have gradually begun to lag behind the opponent. In the face of the […]

Does amoxicillin retain its position today?

Over the past 100 years, a number of discoveries and inventions in the field of chemistry and medicine can rightfully be attributed to the most significant: vaccines, X-rays, blood substitutes, the discovery of the structure of DNA. But, according to doctors, it was penicillin that became the main medical, chemical and biological discovery of the […]

Coronavirus vaccination, why do doctors refuse to vaccinate?

Only 11% of medical workers in Russia refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 (coronavirus vaccination). Of these, 7% of respondents have objective reasons in the form of medical contraindications, and another 20% of the participants in the study conducted by the analytical company “RNC Pharma” referred to a high antibody titer after a disease, which […]

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