The Microbiome and the Wound

A wound is a damage to the skin, possibly with some tissue damage, that the body urgently needs to repair, because the body may lose vital resources through the opening, e.g. blood, and this may affect the ability of the body to continue functioning; and microbes such as…

How antiseptics and disinfectants make you resistant to antibiotics.

It has always been assumed that antimicrobial resistance would only develop in response to the use of antibiotics, but newer data suggest that antiseptics, disinfectants and other antibacterial approaches are even worse at creating resistance. Data namely indicate that these chemicals cause the bacteria to become tolerant or…

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