Day: December 13, 2014

Superbug Threat May Decimate Population and Drain World’s Economy by 2050

Antibiotic resistant ‘Super Bugs’ are causing 10 million deaths per year and will cost the global economy close to $100 trillion by 2050. Every year bacteria are naturally evolving and becoming more resistant to antibacterial treatment. The overuse of commonly prescribed antibiotic treatments are creating this rapid evolution of normal strains of bacteria into super

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Smoking Is Killing Men’s Y Chromosome And Increasing Risk of Cancer

Smoking and the Y chromosome do NOT go hand in hand, as demonstrated by researchers of a new study. Humans have 46 chromosomes in their cells, with two of these belonging to the category “sex chromosomes”. Females have two X sex chromosomes, while men have a Y and an X. The Y chromosome is thus

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