Drug Development


As many as one-third of all the antibiotics prescribed in the U.S. may be unnecessary, according to researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For the study the CDC collected data on all the antibiotic prescriptions in the U.S. between 2010 and 2011. "Antibiotics are life-saving drugs, and if we continue down the road of inappropriate use we'll lose the most powerful . . ."

spf30-sunscreens-041816.jpg A pre-clinical trial, using a mouse model, found that applying sun protection factor 30 or SPF30 sunscreen, prior to ultraviolet-B or UVB light exposure, will help delay melanoma. According to Ohio State University's Cancer Center, sunscreen before exposure to UVB light delayed melanoma onset in a mouse model of the disease.

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