Bacteria often become resistant through different kinds of mechanisms. One kind of mechanism is never confined to any specific class of antibiotics. Different resistance mechanisms are used in different bacteria to confront the same antibiotics.
Continue reading How do Bacteria become Resistant to Antibiotics?
Fifty years ago people believed that the war of humankind against the infectious diseases was virtually over and science had won over infectious diseases such as pneumonia, whooping cough, polio and small pox with the help of antibiotics, vaccines, and some aggressive public health campaigns.
Continue reading How Diseases are Emerging and Re-Emerging?
It is a well-known fact that DNA acts as a genetic material in most of the organisms on this planet earth. However, it is also clear that RNA also acts a genetic material, but only in some viruses (for example, Tobacco Mosaic Viruses, QB Bacteriophage, etc.).
Continue reading Why Nature Preferred DNA over RNA?
Transplantation is a process of picking some cells, tissues or organs from one site and placing them at another site in same or different individuals. It is generally carried out to replace a diseased organ by a healthy one. The transplantation may sometimes lead to various complications in the host, which are mediated through host body immune responses.
Continue reading All You Need To Know About Transplantation Immunology.
The discovery that genetic information is coded along the length of DNA was one of the major achievements of science in the 20th century. This polymeric molecule, DNA, is the chemical basis of heredity and is the fundamental units of genetic information.
Continue reading Who discovered that DNA is the Genetic Material?
Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are specified areas of natural and cultural landscapes that includes minimally disturbed, man-modified and degraded ecosystems. These are meant for preserving genetic diversity in various natural biomes.
Continue reading All You Need To Know About Biosphere Reserves.
Antibiotics have been around for many years and if your baby is 3 years or few months old then it is evident that you may get confronted to antibiotics 4 to 5 times in a year and may have fears and doubts about antibiotics. Moreover, many of you may have a habit of taking antibiotics on an old prescription. These habits are not good for your baby’s health. However, if antibiotics are used wisely, they can provide significant benefits.
Continue reading 11 Things Parents should know about taking Antibiotics.